Category: Bar

Happy Drinksgiving! HQ Beercade and Pipeworks Team Up for a Great Meal and Beer

Consider this a guest post, but also consider this the first of two – I will write my own blog about HQ Beercade in the near future, after stoping by to share a few drinks and stories. For now, this is such a great event with Pipeworks & HQ Beercade (and an appearance from 5... Read more »

Craft Beer Means Local Beer, Part III: Urban Legend Brewing

Craft Beer Means Local Beer, Part III: Urban Legend Brewing
On September 26th, Prestige Liquor in Westmont, IL held a tasting event in which three breweries – Pipeworks Brewing (Chicago), Arcade Brewery (Chicago), and Urban Legend Brewing (Westmont) — and bacon sausage makers, Big Fork (Chicago), attended. This mini-series of blog posts will detail those breweries, the sausage, Prestige Liquor, and the connection between local... Read more »

Darien: Chuck's Southern Comfort Café & Miskatonic Brewing

Darien: Chuck's Southern Comfort Café & Miskatonic Brewing
Can you imagine a sports bar, a wedding hall, New Orleans cuisine, and a bevvy of craft beer all in one place?  Or, can you imagine French, Cajun, Native American, Midwestern, New England, Belgian, New Orleans, Chicago, and Maine cultures all converging in one location? Well, you don’t have to. You can head to Darien... Read more »
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Tap Takeover: Penrose Brewing and Beer Shop in Oak Park

Tap Takeover. Just hearing that makes a craft beer nerd drool like a dog at a pig ear factory. Of course, back in the 19th and early 20th century, those two words likely involved a large brewery running the little brewer out of town. But, in the craft-brew world, the term, “tap takeover” is a... Read more »