Challenged to create a cocktail with celery salt, the California Clipper’s Anthony Mitchell puts it both in and on the drink—in the form of a mini Chicago-style hot dog.
The debut of Uncommon Ground’s Greenstar, the first organic brewery in Illinois
A Hofbräuhaus veteran launches Greenstar Brewing with two organic pale ales that showcase rich malts.
Ballast Point beers—including Yellowtail, Big Eye, and Sculpin—arrive in Chicago
A three-way Ballast Point APA/IPA shootout flops when “Yellowtail Pale Ale” turns out to be a Kölsch, but excellent beer is nonetheless had.