Also, Heineken acquires the rest of Lagunitas Brewing Co.
The best brewery tours for beer geeks who’re also cat lovers, home brewers with a dream, gluten-intolerant cyclists, experts who think they’ve seen it all, and more
An interview with Lagunitas found Tony Magee about the politics and business of craft beer
A photographic tour of a long-awaited addition to Chicago’s craft-beer landscape
An art world where there are no hierarchies, no stereotypes, no cliques
Chicago booze enthusiasts (including Reader staffers) share their expert tips for drinking across the city, from morning to late night to the morning after.
John Laffler of Off Color and Jess Straka of Metropolitan dig into the nuts and bolts of the craft-brewing business.
Upcoming beer events at the Bluebird and S&M’s Underground
A tasting of Indonesian cuisine, an interview with Moto chefs Homaro Cantu and Ben Roche, a lecture on the politics of foie gras, and more.