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Crafting a fresh take on session beers

Crafting a fresh take on session beers

May 22, 2017

The session beer, a beer with an alcohol content of 5 percent or lower, is a style that’s just now...

Lagers are for beer snobs, too

Lagers are for beer snobs, too

March 28, 2017

The craft beer scene in the U.S. has brought us many wonderfully delicious interpretations of different st...

Bucktown brew masters break boundaries

Rachel Hall, Staff Writer

August 23, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life

Enjoying a cold brew on a hot day or after a hard day of work is a pastime that many of us enjoy.  I myself could stand a Michelob or two on occasion, but it wasn’t until I moved to this great city of Chicago that I realized how many local breweries existed. One in particular, The Blue Nose Brewery, piqued my interest. No...

Sweet Sips: There’s a Drink for You at The Northman

Sweet Sips: There’s a Drink for You at The Northman

June 21, 2016

Cider pubs in Chicago are very rare (The Northman is the only one, in fact). People that possess a lot...