Category: Brewery

Goose Island with a Side of Upton's

I have habitually visited the original Goose Island at Clybourn for years. I thought it was time (a few months back) to check out one of their other venues, choosing Goose Island at Fulton Street. Upon arrival, I was greeted with a menu that immediately had me salivating. Goose Island consistently offers too many lip-smacking... Read more »

Get Botanical at Forbidden Root

I have been to Forbidden Root for a quick beer a couple of times and waited for a lunch visit to do a well-deserved proper blog post. Be sure to eye up the building, even before entering the brewpub. Once inside, admire the fact that the 107-year-old structure still has the original brick walls in place.... Read more »

Where to Drink Beer in Los Angeles

I recently spent a glorious week in warm, sunny, palm tree-lined Los Angeles where there is no shortage of breweries or craft beer. I chose to stay in three different neighborhoods to make things more interesting. My beer consumption exceeded my expectations, which in turn caused me to overindulge more than once. It was totally worth... Read more »
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Deth's Tar Deep Wood Series Release

This past weekend I had the utmost pleasure of attending my first release at Revolution Brewing Brewery & Taproom. I have spent countless days imbibing at the brewpub on Milwaukee Avenue but had never been to the Kedzie Avenue location. I was enthusiastically anticipating this for weeks and couldn’t wait to get my taste buds... Read more »

Alulu Brewery - Pilsen's Hidden Gem

Alulu Brewery and Pub is relatively new and an absolute hidden gem in Pilsen. When I heard about it, I was intrigued by the food as much as the beer. Upon arrival, I was immediately drawn to the open-air window and attractive patio. The moment I entered I felt at home with instantaneous acknowledgment from the staff.... Read more »

Fist Bump at Revolution Brewpub

Revolution Brewing produces interesting, top-rate beers and they are one of my favorite breweries. My recent visit to their fine Logan Square establishment was twofold – beer and street art. The brewpub is conveniently located within walking distance to the California blue line stop. The space is warm and inviting, and the tap handles are... Read more »
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Pride Parade With a Dash of DryHop Brewers

Another fabulous Pride Parade is in the books! Did you go? I wouldn’t miss it, because we all need more days filled with love, laughter, sparkles, floats, and confetti. The Balloons by Tommy were beyond impressive and one of my parade favorites. http://www.balloonsbytommy.com/ The Pride Parade never disappoints and is a place where you can let... Read more »

Where to Drink in Queens and Brooklyn

I have been to Manhattan more times than I can remember; therefore, it was time to explore other areas. I chose to make some craft beer memories in Queens and Brooklyn. I stayed in Queens so let’s start with that. I enjoyed this place so much I visited it twice in two days. The Baroness... Read more »