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Pairing Pizza and Beer

An infographic that details the best pizza and beer pairings. Hello brew crew! Our friends at Home Run Pizza came up with this pretty awesome infographic detailing the best pizza and beer pairings after consulting with cicerones. It will help guide you in your cheese & beer pursuits – although, in our opinion, beer and pizza always go well.

What’s On Tap – 7-19-16

7-15-16-BT Hello Brew Crew, In this edition we drink stories from Chicago’s 12 oldest bars, discover the globe’s cheapest beer prices and learn why pilsners developed a love-hate relationship with craft beer drinkers. Cheapcago Chicago is one of only four U.S. cities to make GoEuro’s top 50 list of cheapest beer prices globally. The Windy City prices out at $4.

What’s on Tap – 7-5-16

06-30-16-LV Hello America, We hope you enjoyed a happy Fourth of July celebration! In this edition our story taps pour over the country’s best outdoor beer gardens, new additions at Lagunitas and the beer shortage that panicked the Pilgrims into settling a new country.   Kaiser Tiger Chicago can thank its many beer gardens for its appeal as the best summertime city in the country.

What’s On Tap – 6-21-16

06-18-16-LV Hello Brew Crew, Here’s the latest craft beer news touching on “Hamilton,” Mortal Kombat, beer at the ballpark and our beloved classic beer mug emoji. Broadway Six-Pack No surprise Broadway’s “Hamilton” has spread its tentacles to craft beer.

Beer Tours for Father’s Day

Beer Tour in Lakeview & Lincoln Park at Bodega Ramos 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 will learn about Chicago history and the basics of beer while drinking delicious craft beer. A perfect way to bond with the old man.

Best Beer Bars in Chicago

Tap Handles at Old Town Pour House 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, we are awarding “Golden Goblet” and “Silver Pint” awards to our favorite sud slingers here in the Windy City.

What’s On Tap – 6-7-16

05-29-LV Hello Brew Crew, We’ve hit the halfway mark for 2016. June is upon us and so is the latest in craft beer news. Break out the sunscreen and hit the lakefront while the beer festival season lasts! Dream Within A Dream Consume, a new restaurant in Lake Zurich (NW Chicago burbs), has opened its doors on a business within a business.

Chicago Beer Experience Awarded TripAdvisor 2016 Certificate of Excellence

TripAdvisor 2016 Certificate of Excellence Hello brew crew! I am very proud to announce that Chicago Beer Experience Beer Tours has been awarded its 6th annual TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. I want to thank all of those in the CBE community – our tour guides and manager, the establishments we visit and their employees, and, of course, all of the tourists that have taken their tours, and the support and reviews they have provided.

What’s On Tap – 5-24-16

05-14-BT Hi Brew Crew! Chicago Craft Beer Week is currently underway through Sun., May 29! In the meantime, let’s pull the tap on the latest news in the craft beer world. 11 Glorious Days of Craft Beer Here’s a list of many Chicagoland breweries holding events, including new brew releases, to celebrate Chicago Craft Beer Week, May 19-29. Go forth and imbibe. [Daily Southtown] Chicagos.

Corporate Beer Tours

Enjoying beer at Vice District Brewing on the Loop & South Loop Tour 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 ce together.