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People Wait All Year For This Beer
It’s a day that has become iconic in the beer community, from seasoned veterans to newfound obsessives.
On the Culture Front: Hops, Stillness and Lively Conversation
freelance arts/culture writer
I realized there are levels of quiet while sitting in a kayak on a lake in Elk Mountain Farms in Bonners Ferry, ID last summer
10 "Buzz"-Worthy Beers Brewed in Illinois
A non-partisan organization dedicated to involving Illinois re...
There are hundreds of beers brewed at more than 80 breweries in Illinois, as listed in the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild. These include famous classics like Goose Island's 312 and smaller, niche brews known only to locals and true hops aficionados.
Thousands Of Tree Swallows Come To Roost In Front Of Your Eyes (VIDEO)
You don't need to be a birder to appreciate the peacefulness and majesty of this natural phenomenon. A few lucky boaters
Rodrigo y Gabriela Record
Show at Goose Island Barrel Warehouse
Entertainment journalist, photojournalist and freelance writer
Goose Island's barrel-aging warehouse was perhaps the perfect backdrop to uncork those stories the duo holds, and unveil new music; just hours before the internationally-acclaimed musicians took the stage at the Chicago Theatre on July 24.
Limited-Edition Brewery Collaborations (PHOTOS)
Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown, New York, and TV giant HBO are poised to generate a hit with the March release of Iron Throne.
Chicago Breweries Win At Great American Beer Festival
Raise a pint for Chicago-area breweries. Six of Chicagoland's artisans of ale medaled in the 2012 Great American Beer Festival
Former Goose Island Brewmaster Takes On Hard Cider
First things first: You might want to take off your shoes. Pressing cider by hand involves no small amount of exertion, and
Chicago Weekend Plans: Dragsters, Pigs And Mazes (9/9-9/11)
3rd Annual Pig Roast at Goose Island A proper pig roast requires lots of time, lots of space, lots of skill and a whole lot
On the Culture Front: Celebrate Brooklyn Opening Night Gala and New Haven Weekend Getaway
freelance arts/culture writer
Celebrate Brooklyn kicked off their season of free outdoor shows last week with an opening gala featuring Andrew Bird. His set was dominated by the excellent songs of his last album,
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Chicago Summer Beers: Local Breweries Roll Out Seasonal Brews
By Lauren Drell, City's Best
Haymarket Pub & Brewery: On your next visit to Haymarket, go for The White Chapel Wit, a wheat-based beer, with hints of
Goose Island's Greg Hall Urinated In Glasses At Chicago's Bangers And Lace
It's been a real up-and-down couple of weeks for Greg Hall. But the line of the day might come from @Davbak, as BeerNews.org
Goose Island Bought By Bud, Now What?
By Ben Worcester, City's Best
Metropolitan Brewing: The native Chicagoans at Metropolitan Brewing are proud of their beer. So much so that they've each
Goose Island Bought By Anheuser-Busch For $38.8 Million
Goose Island's 312 and Honkers Ale are among the lines that established its prominence in Chicago's local market. And some
Illinois Craft Brewers Fight To Protect Right To Distribute
To learn more, or to join the fight, head over to Save The Craft for more information. And a generous hat-tip to Chicagoist
Goose Island And Longman & Eagle Unveil Their Pork Soda (And It's A Hit)
Longman & Eagle is located at 2657 N. Kedzie Ave. in Chicago and the Goose Island Brewpub is located at 1800 N. Clybourn
Big Star Celebrates One Year Anniversary With Music, Special Menu
What: Big Star Anniversary Party The anniversary party includes a $30 prix-fixe menu and live music by John Langford, Eater
Chicago Gourmet Hits Its Stride In Its Third Year
Proving the old adage that the third time is, indeed, the charm, Chicago Gourmet seems to have finally hit its stride. The
This Weekend: What Is Happening In Chicago
On Sunday, the Vintage Bazaar will take over the Congress Theater. Vintage furniture, beer and nachos = dream. Or is that
Goose Island Pulls Down Four Golds At Craft Brewers Conference Downtown
After four days of beer, beer and more beer -- from Belgian stouts to barrel-aged barleywines -- the Craft Brewers Conference
Goose Island Hefeweizen Needs A Name, And You Need Free Beer
Rouben wrote Monday: Goose Island head brewer Jared Rouben started brewing a Hefeweizen at the pub Tuesday, and is asking
Olympian Beer Drinking
Freelance writer and photojournalist based in Denver
It was a competition held at the same time as the Winter Olympics, involving an activity in which many spectators and TV viewers indulge in while watching the games: beer drinking.
Goose Island Brewery Announces New Beers For 2010
Also coming soon? Bourbon County Vanilla Stout, Rare Bourbon County Stout (to be aged in 25-year-old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon
Goose Island, Craft Brewers Doing Well Despite Recession
With an ugly recession raging this spring, Goose Island Beer Co. launched Sophie, a high-end Belgian-style brew with a retail
On The Trail Of Chicago's Best Microbrews
As Chicago has morphed from a meat-and-potatoes town to one claiming some of the country's best chefs, consumers have started
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