Lakefront Brewery Rebrands

Lakefront Brewery Rebrands
Lakefront Brewery (Milwaukee, WI) has announced that it is rebranding in the coming months. The brewery’s logo and beer labels will undergo some pretty drastic changes, which you will see on shelves and on tap this summer. “Successful brands live in a very narrow space,” said Lakefront Brewery Brand Manager, Michael Stodola. “Over the next... Read more »

The MiiR Growler You Didn't Know You Needed

The MiiR Growler You Didn't Know You Needed
If you’re reading this, you’re probably into beer, you probably already have a growler or two and you’re already thinking that nothing could get you to buy another one. However, I’m hear to tell you, sir or madam, that you would be dead wrong. The MiiR Growler may be the nicest growler that you didn’t... Read more »

Papa's Pilar & The Daiquiri

Papa's Pilar & The Daiquiri
When you hear the word “daiquiri,” thoughts of the strawberry red sugar-bombs you’ve seen in Red Lobster commercials likely come to mind. Sadly, this is today’s reality for one of the most simple and delicious classics you can order. These (somewhat douchey) bartenders even contend that making a great daiquiri is the true test of a bartender’s... Read more »
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Where Bartenders Drink: Your Boozy Travel Guide

Where Bartenders Drink: Your Boozy Travel Guide
Few things make or break travel like great food and drink. That’s exactly why Where Bartenders Drink has become my new boozy travel guide. If you’re the type to seek out a well-made classic cocktail or a perfectly poured local brew, you should make it your travel companion too! In Where Bartenders Drink, 300 experts... Read more »

How to Properly Cellar your Beer

How to Properly Cellar your Beer
If you’re like me, you’ve spent a penny or two on bottles that you’re still holding on to. Some people call it cellaring. The less pretentious say they’re just saving it for later. Regardless, there is something to be said about saving a beer now in order to enjoy a truly special experience with it down... Read more »

The Black Manhattan - A Must Try Cocktail

The Black Manhattan - A Must Try Cocktail
If you’re into brown liquor (who isn’t these days?), then the Manhattan has probably been a go-to of yours for quite some time. It’s simple and delicious, making it the perfect cocktail to throw together when your friends stop by before heading out. But, every once in a while, we come across a must-have spin... Read more »
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An Interview with VITANI Bottled Cocktails Founders

An Interview with VITANI Bottled Cocktails Founders
If you’re a cocktail lover (which you should be) and you’ve been to any of the trendier lounges in Chicago lately, you’ve probably noticed them offering up house-bottled cocktails. They’re a unique way to serve drinks and they offer the added benefit of immediate gratification – no more waiting for your bartender to pour and... Read more »

Local Cideries for National Cider Month

Local Cideries for National Cider Month
If you live in the Midwest, you know that apple orchards and fall go hand in hand. In fact, they pair so well that October has been christened “National Cider Month” specifically to highlight the beautiful booze produced from using those orchard-fresh apples. For some, mass-produced ciders like Smith & Forge (a MillerCoors product), Johnny... Read more »

Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Cocktails Abound

Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Cocktails Abound
Summer is winding down, but there are still hot nights to be had. A crowd pleaser on those humid evenings of late has been Schöfferhofer Grapefruit, a 50/50 blend of hefeweizen and carbonated grapefruit juice. At 2.5% ABV, this is definitely an easy drinker for the “non-beer types” and it works as a fantastic mixer... Read more »
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Trumer Pils: Your New Summer Beer

Trumer Pils: Your New Summer Beer
If you’re like me, the first time you heard of “Trumer Pils” you probably envisioned another stereotypical European lager. Sadly, that’s exactly the reason I never gave it a try before now. And, truth be told, I’m actually a bit angry with myself about that. Though Trumer Pils was originally brewed in Austria, they’ve been... Read more »