After literally years of research and development, Bell’s Brewery is ready to release its newest innovation: Bell’s Official Hazy IPA. Made with wheat malt and a variety of Mosaic, Citra, Azacca, Amarillo and El Dorado hops, this hazy IPA is damn delicious. And what would you expect from the same folks who make Two Hearted and Hopslam?
Over here at Lakeshore Beverage, we’re into beer. And now that the holiday season is in full swing, there are more than a few opportunities to share a beer with friends. So whether you’re going to your fifth ugly Christmas sweater party or just hanging out in front of the fireplace, here are four beers we recommend trying this holiday season. Read More
For the second year in a row, Zymurgy magazine — produced and published by the American Homebrewers Association — named Bell’s Two Hearted Ale as the Best Beer in America. Not bad for a list that also boasts cult-favorites like Pliny the Elder, Heady Topper, and Zombie Dust in its top 10. And while Two Hearted may not have the mystic and allure it once had when it was first released, there’s no denying its place as an institution within the IPA category.
Of course, like most college kids, my go-to beers have been domestic lagers…after I turned 21, of course. I often wouldn’t think twice about what beer to order at the bar and my college budget was an excuse for limiting my choices. Now that I’ve graduated and finished my internship here at Lakeshore Beverage, I’ve garnered a newfound knowledge about beer. Hint: they don’t all taste the same.
From recent grads like myself, to your uncle who’s been drinking the same domestic lager his whole life, there’s a craft beer out there for everyone. Listen, I’m not asking you to jump right into trying an intense hoppy IPA, but I am asking you to try a different beer than you’d typically reach for. There’s a huge world of beer out there and it’s time to widen your horizons, so here are 10 craft beers you can enjoy.
On Thursday, July 19th, the Green City Market Chef BBQ offered the most divine and delicious bites for attendees to enjoy. Beer tastings were available from a variety of Midwest beverage purveyors including Goose Island, Moody Tongue, Virtue Cider, Founders, Bell’s, Boulevard, 3 Sheeps, Urban Chestnut, Sun King, Jolly Pumpkin, and Burnt City. Lakeshore Beverage partnered up with the Green City Market Junior Board and Goose Island this year and brought Plinko to our lounge area. Guests could win a variety of Goose Island merchandise and one lucky winner even got to take home a Goose Island Bike!
We know everyone wants to celebrate the Fourth of July the best way possible so we’re here to point you in the right direction beer-wise. Whether you’re throwing an epic Fourth of July party, or kicking it back for a casual night at the lake house, we’ve got a beer to pump up your patriotism.
This year we selected seven low-ABV beers because we all know that the Fourth is a marathon and not a sprint. There’s something for everyone and you can rest easy knowing your cooler is stocked for every taste preference at the party.