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What’s On Tap – 5-24-16

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.

What’s On Tap – 5-10-16

Enjoying beer and bacon on our Lakeview & Lincoln Park tour at Paddy Longs in May, 2016!   Hi Brew Crew! As we pull the tap on some of the latest news in the craft beer world, you can rest assured summer is coming, even if Game of Thrones cries otherwise. Three-Eyed Raven HBO and Ommegang brewery have partnered up for a series of brews to honor Game of Thrones Season 6. The newest release, marking the sixth beer in the series, is Seven Kingdoms Hoppy Wheat Ale.

What’s On Tap – April 11, 2016

Enjoying the end of the Loop & South Loop Tour at Vice District Brewing Hello brew crew! While we are all awaiting spring weather to arrive, at least we can cope with beer! Here are some of our favorite stories the the past few weeks: Daisy Cutter Half Acre Beer Company, founded in 2007, was one of the first production breweries to open within the city limits of Chicago. Their flavorful beers are a staple of the Windy City’s craft beer community.

NEW BEER TOUR in the Loop & South Loop!

Cheers-ing the new beer tour in the Loop & South Loop Hello brew crew! We are very excited to announce a NEW BEER TOUR opening up right downtown this spring on April 1 in the Loop & South Loop neighborhoods! On this new tour, tourists will: – Learn about Chicago’s vice history in the 1800s and 1900s.

What’s On Tap – March 21, 2016

Enjoying beers on our Lakeview & Lincoln Park tour at Atlas Brewing in March 2016   Hey everyone! Happy second day of spring! As we march towards warmer days, here are some of our favorite beer stories from the past couple of weeks: The Big Short Short’s Brewing Co., long opposed to distributing outside of Michigan, will now arrive in Chicago this spring. Click here.

Beer Cellaring Infographic

Beer Cellaring Infographic Hey everyone! Here’s a cool infographic regarding cellaring beer. Although only a relatively few beer styles should be cellared, it does offer a fun, unique way to enjoy different flavors in beer.

What’s On Tap – March 9, 2016

Enjoying beer and bacon at Paddy Long's this winter! Hey everyone! We hope that you are all gearing up for the St. Paddy’s Day celebrations starting in Chicago on Saturday! It’s going to be a wild, fun time in the windy city, with plenty of beer to drink.

What’s On Tap – February 19, 2016

Enjoying beer at Atlas Brewing during winter 2016! Hello brew crew! Here are some of the beer-centric stories that have caught our eye so far in the new year. Please enjoy! You Don’t Have to Love IPAs, But Many Do  IPAs typically fall into four categories: English-style, American-style, Imperial (double), and The Others. But what’s the difference between an English IPA and an American IPA? Learn why it matters, and why IPAs continue to take over the taps.

What’s On Tap – December 17, 2015

Enjoying the festive beer scene at historic Lottie's Pub! Hello brew crew! Here’s an update of some of our favorite beer stories from the past week: DON’T FEAR THE BEER Burning Brothers’s Brewing, St. Paul, Minn., is totally gluten-free. Founders Dane Breimhorst and Thom Foss spent three years concocting brews with no trace of gluten strands.