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Werk Force Brewing: 2nd Anniversary - A Celebration of Community...and Great Beer

Werk Force Brewing: 2nd Anniversary - A Celebration of Community...and Great Beer
Happy 2nd Anniversary to Werk Force Brewing! Finding a brewery that personifies “community” more than Werk Force Brewing would be more difficult than finding a mermaid in Death Valley. Werk Force Brewing, the brewery portion of Chicago Brew Werks (same building), caters to homebrewers – a  terrific homebrewing supply store, beer drinkers, and other craft... Read more »

Atlas Brewing Company: An Interview with Ben Saller (and More)

Atlas Brewing Company: An Interview with Ben Saller (and More)
Beer. Bowling. Dinosaurs. and a historic Chicago building. These are what make Atlas Brewing a unique player within the Chicago’s craft-brewing game. Well, that and the fact they make some fantastic brews! Recently, I did an article for Chilled Magazine regarding breweries resurrecting historic buildings, thus re-purposing them for the use as breweries or for the... Read more »

No Tap Room? No problem!

Craft breweries are sprouting up in the Chicago metro region faster than Midwestern corn stalks in July. Although most breweries serve their beers in a small “taproom,” many are unable, or unwilling, to do so. That’s ok. Let’s face it, drinking beer on one’s couch, patio, hammock,or rooftop isn’t exactly that bad, is it? Is... Read more »
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Hailstorm Brewery (and welcome to my blog!)

Just as hailstones shatter car windows, Hailstorm Brewing in Tinley Park destroys the notion of “fussy beer drinkers” as portrayed by Anheuser-Busch’s recent marketing campaign. Akin to the thunderous roar that emerges from a storm’s electric underbelly, Hailstorm brewery forces a beer drinker to take notice. Like many breweries, it is a rented warehouse equipped... Read more »