The Philosophy of Revolution’s Barrel Program

You should always, without exception drink what you like and don’t let anyone discourage you.  Having said that, there is a belief that sugar is dominating the market right now. Sweet, adjunct friendly interpretations of just about every popular style are for sale in record numbers. On the other end …

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Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 2020

Black Friday Preview Night __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Hosted By: Keith Gabbett, Brewmaster Michael Smith, Sr. Brand Manager Mike Siegel, R&D Manager Todd Ashmann, President __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Every January brewers and lab technicians begin a three round trial process to determine the next release of Bourbon County Stout variants. What worked for a number …

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Introducing – Revolution’s Thundertaker

This might be my all-time favorite Deep Woods release. First off lets just say there’s something to be said about the look of a world class, barrel aged beer. That first pour when the fluffy, ruby brown head crowns the top the teku…it’s damn near erotic. You could argue that …

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Paulaner: Authentic Bavarian Bier

Germany is full of enchantment, fantasy, outdoor beauty, rich heritage and home to the world’s largest festival – Oktoberfest. Paulaner produces the top selling bier at Oktoberfest, and is one of six breweries allowed to serve at the official event.  Munich’s Oktoberfest draws about six million people annually. I don’t …

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Harold’s ’83 Honey Ale

The first time met Brother Sam Ross was at a preview event for the Auto Show Friday Night Flights held at Eris Brewery + Ciderhouse. It was a trip because up to that point no one ever referred to knowing me as ‘Chalonda’s Husband’. Sam is a Brand Ambassador/ Assistant …

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Short Fuse Brewing: Schiller Park, IL

Schiller Park is just a couple miles from O’Hare International Airport. We had no clue there was a massive 8000 sq. ft. brewpub that town.  Short Fuse’s Head Brewer Brian Largo is from Lake Zurich; he’s only been in this role for three months.  Aside from ushering in smaller, seasonal …

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