Posts tagged "stout"

Haymarket Pub & Brewery's Second "Beerthday" Bash

Haymarket Pub & Brewery's Second "Beerthday" Bash
This Saturday, January 12th, marks the two year anniversary of tapping the very first Haymarket brewed beer at the pub. In celebration, Haymarket will be tapping a special brew every 30 minutes from 12pm – 6pm. This means you’ve got 12 unique brews to line up for! It looks like they’ve got everything lined up... Read more »

The Craft Beer NYE Party You Shouldn’t Have Missed

The Craft Beer NYE Party You Shouldn’t Have Missed
If you weren’t at Sheffield’s on December 31st, you missed out on one of Chicago’s best “Craft Beer New Year’s!” One look at the tap lists and you can see that any craft beer lover would’ve had a hard time indulging responsibly. With three bars, and 36 tap handles, party-goers had a plethora of brews... Read more »

Stay In and Drink Craft Beer

Dark Horse "Plead the 5th" Imperial Stout
One of the best things about great beer is that you don’t have to be out to enjoy it. In fact, it couldn’t be more different from the craft cocktail movement in that respect. To enjoy many of the great cocktails out there, you need to have a fully stocked bar in your house, shakers,... Read more »
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Two Brothers Brewing Launches Coffee Roastery

Two Brothers Brewing Launches Coffee Roastery
You heard that right! Two Brothers Brewing is diving head first into the specialty coffee market. If you’re a big fan of the roasty profile their Northwind Imperial Stout has to offer, you’ll definitely be a fan of the finely roasted coffee they’ll be ramping up production on. Owners, Jim and Jason Ebel have been... Read more »

A Craft Beer New Year’s Eve

A Craft Beer New Year’s Eve
If you’re a craft beer lover, chances are you’re just as disappointed with the typical $100 open bar NYE events out there as I am. While I love a good party, I would love a good party with great beer a hell of a lot more than one filled with under-poured cocktails. Luckily, the folks... Read more »

Headquarters Beercade - Green Flash Dinner

Headquarters Beercade - Green Flash Dinner
If you’re a beer lover, and I’m assuming you are since you’re here, you NEED to make your way over to Headquarters Beercade! It is one of those rare places where people with nothing in common manage to mingle. Designed around old school arcade games and great beer, this place was destined to be a... Read more »
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Green Flash Tap Takeover at Headquarters Beercade

Green Flash Tap Takeover at Headquarters Beercade
What has 16 craft taps, 37 arcade games and stays open 365 days a year? You got it! Headquarters Beercade in Lakeview! They’ve gone West Coast and paired up with the folks at Green Flash Brewing Co. for a tap-takeover and beer dinner tomorrow from 7-9pm. Hailing from the great state of California, Green Flash... Read more »

Craft Beer...at a Japanese Restaurant?

Craft Beer...at a Japanese Restaurant?
Typically, when you find a great sushi place you also find a lackluster beer list. At best, all of the usual domestics are there along with their Japanese counterparts: Sapporo, Kirin and Asahi. But that’s not the case at Roka Akor Steak & Sushi at 456 N. Clark. They offer up a short, but sweet,... Read more »

What is "Craft Beer?"

What is "Craft Beer?"
There is quite a bit of contention out there regarding what is and what isn’t craft beer. Some define it based on tangibles like quality of ingredients, while others define it by looking at intangibles like the brewer’s passion for the art. Personally, I take a stand somewhere in the middle. High quality ingredients are... Read more »
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