Posts tagged "Craft Beer"

Headquarters Beercade Expands

Headquarters Beercade Expands
If you haven’t been to Headquarters Beercade yet, you’ve been missing out on great beer and great games! The Lakeview venue, located at 950 W. Wolfram, boasts some of the coolest arcade games and best craft beer around. And…now that the concept has proven to be extremely successful, it’s time for Capacity Bar Group to... Read more »

Aleman-Two Brothers-Stone "DayMan" Coffee IPA Release

Aleman-Two Brothers-Stone "DayMan" Coffee IPA Release
The “DayMan” coffee IPA collaboration between Aleman, Two Brothers and Stone was released yesterday. This collaborative brew is definitely a once in a lifetime beer, so pick up a bomber while you can. This 8.7% abv, 42 IBU coffee IPA is packed with cascade and citra hops on top of Two Brothers coffee. Check out the tasting... Read more »

Interview with Ale Syndicate Co-Founders Jesse Edwin Evans and Samuel Evans

Interview with Ale Syndicate Co-Founders Jesse Edwin Evans and Samuel Evans
I recently had the chance to interview the Evans brothers regarding their new operation, Ale Syndicate. I’m definitely excited for the perspective these guys are bringing to the Chicago beer scene. You should be too! Cheers! What brought you two from Oakland, CA to Chicago, IL to begin with?  Chicago is home for us. While... Read more »
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The Coolest Handmade Growler You Can Get

The Coolest Handmade Growler You Can Get
So you want the coolest growler around? Great, there are plenty of options out there! But if you’re really looking to get the coolest one you’ve got a few things to consider. Where was it made? Unlike most growlers out there, this guy was made here in the U.S. by Mudshark Studios (Portland, OR). How... Read more »

Exclusive Interview with Fireman's Brew Founder Rob Nowaczyk

Exclusive Interview with Fireman's Brew Founder Rob Nowaczyk
Fireman’s Brew, a west-coast based brewery and coffee roastery founded by firefighter and paramedic, Rob Nowaczyk, has been making it’s way east. And, after working to create incredibly drinkable brews for over a decade it’s about time. Take a look below to see what Rob had to say when I got the chance to ask... Read more »

Coolest Bottle Opener Ever

Coolest Bottle Opener Ever
The Westmark “Hermetus” bottle opener and sealer is one of the coolest beer-ventions I’ve ever seen. Hands down – bar none. Say you crack open a brew you’ve been saving for a special occasion and decide that you would rather have it tomorrow? You’re in luck! Say you’re at the beach throwing a few back... Read more »
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Anchor Brewing Beer Dinner at Bakersfield

Anchor Brewing Beer Dinner at Bakersfield
This one is for those of you in the burbs! Bakersfield Restaurant is hosting Anchor Brewing for a 5-course beer dinner on February 28th. Guest will receive a beer upon arrival as well as a beer paired with each and every course.  Tickets are going for $65 here and, based on the menu below, I... Read more »

24 Handle Goose Island Tap Takeover at Timothy O'Toole's

24 Handle Goose Island Tap Takeover at Timothy O'Toole's
Saturday, February 23rd at 11am Timothy O’Toole’s is hosting Goose Island for a 24 handle tap takeover. Tickets are going for $40 and include six 5 oz. pours, a Goose Island Invasion glass and a Timothy O’Toole’s bottle opener. Additional samples will be going for $3-$5 and 10 oz. glasses can be purchased for $8-$15... Read more »

Chicago Brew Werks New Location & Nano Brewery

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We’ve got some great news for home brewers and craft beer aficionados in the Chicagoland area. Brandon Wright, owner of Chicago Brew Werks, has some projects in the works that we can all benefit from. Not only is Brandon opening the new location in late March/ early April, but he’s also in the process of... Read more »
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Milwaukee Beer Week

Milwaukee Beer Week
Looking for a weekend (or weekday) beercation in the next couple months? While the details haven’t been finalized or released yet, the dates for Milwaukee Beer Week have. This year marks the 4th MBW and it’s taking place April 13th – April 20th. Since the Brew City is an easy 1 1/2 hour commute north,... Read more »