The 10th Annual Tinley Park Brew & Vine

Tinley is not your average suburb..they party a little harder down here. The first concert I ever attended was Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation Tour at World Music Theatre just around the corner.  The annual Brew + Vine at the town Convention Center was as fun as any event we’ve seen …

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The Alter Beer & Cheese Social

Located in the west burb of Downers Grove, 25 miles from downtown Chicago is Alter Beer. The name Alter refers to altering your life when you make the transition from working stiff to full time production brewery owner. We last caught up with this crew back in August ’18 when …

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Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 2018

GI President Todd Ahsmann is calling this the greatest year of all time for BCS. A record 8 releases are set to drop on Black Friday. Bourbon County is something that Goose works on all 12 months. In January the internal competition begins amongst brewers and lab technicians. Everyone gets …

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The Goose Island 312 Block Party 2018

  At one end of the party drafts flowed from neighboring Chicago Brewing District outfits (Finch, On Tour, Great Central, All Rise). At the other end you could cruise Finch’s third location where the sales manager might toss you a can of their top seller, Tacocat kettle sour. Some of …

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