The Inaugural Italian Beef Festival

Revolution Brewing’s taproom was the scene. The Legends of Beef (Al’s, Buona and Mr. Beef) were all in attendance. Every one here acknowledges that Italian Beef is a Chicago tradition from the 1930’s. Immigrant weddings needed an efficient way to provide food to serve large groups. The beef was slices …

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Dark Lord Day 2018

ChemTrailMix is so fucking good it’s hard to believe it’s the same base beer as Dark Lord. By 3p Marshmallow Handjee (bourbon barrel aged Dark Lord w vanilla beans) was selling for $250 before you even left the brewhouse with your allotment. It’s Dark Lord Day, by most accounts it …

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Henna & The Insane Rise of More Brewing

Head Brewer Shaun Berns was recruited by Mikerphone Brewing before joining More last year. The hype train began approaching full throttle during his era at RAM Brewery with the Chaos Imperial Stout Series in 2016. What followed was a trajectory we rarely see in the Midwest. More Brewing was less …

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Chicago Beer Classic

Things get much more interesting in Soldier Field during the offseason. Although this stadium in a park was stripped of its National Landmark designation in 2003, it’s still the most majestic large venue backdrop our town has to offer. I mean the seating arrangement and acoustics were inspired by Italian …

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The 8th Annual Blue Chip Brewfest Preview

The best space on level one of Blue Chip Casino is It’s Vegas Baby! This is where the annual preview of the Brewfest always begins. 30% of Northwest Indiana residents work in Chicago. The Skyway rips through city neighborhoods with ease across the border giving us access to fireworks, worthwhile …

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