Beer and Metal returns to review a long-gestating collaboration by beloved Chicago institutions Pelican and Metropolitan Brewing.
Panopticon mastermind Austin Lunn is also the cofounder of Minnesota’s Hammerheart Brewing, whose excellent smoky beers draw inspiration from Norse and Celtic folklore.
The first two beers, available on tap only for now, are the galangal pale ale Silk Road and a Kölsch called Ghost of ‘Lectricity.
The economies of scale will let Pipeworks drop the retail price of their flagship beer by nearly 60 percent when they start selling cans next month.
Transient’s small-batch barrel-fermented beers take ages to go from brew house to bottle, but they don’t stay on shelves for long after that.
Sometimes you just want a cheap beer that you’re not supposed to pay attention to—and sometimes you do a blind tasting of seven of ’em that reminds you why you don’t pay attention.
Illuminated Brew Works developed the Belgian-style farmhouse table beer Pareidolia with Parachute beverage director Matty Colston.
Jared Rouben’s culinary brewery ships four-packs of Sliced Nectarine IPA, Caramelized Chocolate Churro Baltic Porter, and Steeped Emperor’s Lemon Saison.
It’s been a tangled path for Slapshot head brewer Mike Pallen, but he’s finally found a place to turn his home-brewing operation into a commercial enterprise.
Half the profits from Middle Brow’s Summer in Pain Belgian-style IPA go to Cure Violence, a charity Jimmy Whispers has worked with before.
Gary Gulley’s attention to detail may have slowed down his brewery, but it’s done wonders for his beer.
Whether Lucky Buddha is worth the price depends on your fondness for middling Asian lagers and novelty glassware.
At the Map Room’s “Beers in the Dark,” the beers won’t actually be in the dark—but you’ll be in the dark about what they are.
Brewed with vanilla beans and Mexican cinnamon, this beer pays homage to a beloved Latin American rice pudding.
If you can accept that it might be a good thing for a beer to remind you of the Palm House at Lincoln Park Conservatory, you’re going to want to try this one.