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Virtual Hoppy Hour Beer Tasting & History Class

Hello brew crew, I don’t know about you, but we are catching a little cabin fever and are running out of new things to discuss during online meetups. To give you a unique option that you can enjoy from the comfort of your homes, we created a Virtual Hoppy Hour Beer Tasting Class that combines beer basics with Chicago history that makes our beer…

Best Date Ideas in Chicago

21 Spectacular Date Ideas in Chicago in 2020 With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it is a great opportunity to recommend some great date ideas here in Chicago. Here are some options that will hopefully make you as happy together as hops and barley. Enjoy! 1. Take a Walk in a Chicago Park Chicago’s motto is urbs…

Ultimate 2020 Chicago Bachelor Party Planning Guide

Ultimate Chicago Bachelor Party Planning Guide: Top 18 Ideas for Bachelor Parties in Chicago in 2020 We’ve been there. Your best friend announces he’s getting hitched. After congratulating him, even more news drops: he wants you to be his best man. And with great power, comes great responsibility, which includes planning an awesome bachelor party….

Beer Gift Guide: 33 Unique Beer Gift Ideas for the 2019 Holiday Season

Hi brew crew, Worried what to get the beer lover in your life this holiday season? Have no fear! We’ve compiled a wide-ranging list of our favorite beer gifts to amaze hopheads and lager drinkers alike. These 33 gift ideas include products such as games, openers, grooming,  glassware, books, and other beer-centric trinkets. With most…

The Best Corporate Events in Chicago

THE BEST CORPORATE EVENTS IN CHICAGO: 14 IDEAS FOR PLANNING A PERFECT TEAM BUILDING EVENT/COMPANY OUTING Corporate events and teambuilding are important to keep company teams functioning and employees happy. But planning corporate events and outings can be difficult. How do you find the perfect activity for such a range of ages and interests, especially…

Chicago Irish Bars: Your Guide to St. Patrick’s Day Drinking

If you’re headed to the Second City for St. Patrick’s Day, you’ve made a great choice. Chicago is known for its Irish bars and festivities that run all weekend long. There’s only one caveat:  most Chicago Irish bars are bound to be full on St. Patrick’s Day. If you’re willing to brave the crowds (and…

Ultimate 2017 Chicago Bachelorette Party Planning Guide

Ultimate Chicago Bachelorette Party Planning Guide: Top 14 Ideas for Bachelorette Parties in Chicago in 2017 The call often comes out of the blue. “Can you talk?” asks one of your best friends, whether current, college, or hometown. A flash of worry crosses your mind, and you call immediately. “Will you be my maid of honor?”…

Best Tours in Chicago

Best Tours in Chicago: 9 Awesome Ways to See the Windy City in 2017 Hello brew crew! The Windy City. The City of Big Shoulders. The City in a Garden. With world-renown culture, architecture, parks, lakefront, food and drink, Chicago, the Second City, is second to none. The city is a blast to explore. While…

Insider’s Look into Our Pioneers & Pints Beer Tour in Bucktown & Wicker Park

Hello Brew Crew! I hope that you are all doing well and have had a fantastic summer! As we transition into fall, I want to provide you with a little “insider’s look” on our Pioneers & Pints beer tasting and history tour in Bucktown & Wicker Park, especially for those of you who have never been…

Beer Tours for Father’s Day

Hello Brew Crew! Father’s Day is rapidly approaching this Sunday. I know that finding a great gift for my dad can be really tough, as the big guy seems to have it all already. If you or someone you know is in a similar situation, why not consider a beer tour with us? You and pops…

Best Beer Bars in Chicago

Hello brew crew! We stop at several great beer bars on our beer tours, but that just scratches the surface in this wonderful, huge city of ours. We wanted to create a resource for you to explore even more of all of the fermented goodness that Chicago has to offer. And, for the first time ever,…

Corporate Beer Tours

Hello Brew Crew! A couple weeks ago, I was leading a group of six people on our new beer tour in the Loop & South Loop on a Wednesday afternoon. I quickly discovered that they were all on the same team on a tech company and were using the tour to take a break from the offi…

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