Backstage at Oskar Blues: GABF 2017 Part III

Oskar Blues is in all 50 states. They make boss ass moves that fly under the radar often in this ever-changing world we love. First brewery to put craft beer in cans? Check! Distribute 32oz cans to the 2000+ retailers and breweries who bought their crowler machines? Check! Build a …

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Chicagoland scores 10 medals at GABF 2017

One day we will be able to tell our kids that were there the day Illinois brewers took home 10 medals at the Great American Beer Festival. Leading the charge was Very Small Brewer of the Year, On Tour Brewing. On Tour’s first festival appearance also featured a silver for …

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Dick and John Celebrate 150yrs of Leinenkugels

Raise your hand if you knew The Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company was 150 years old! Recently brothers Dick and John landed at Hofbräuhaus Chicago in Rosemont to celebrate Anniversary Lager, their Märzen-style amber collaboration with this Munich institution. It’s not everyday you get to chop it up with the fifth …

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