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!
The holidays are here and nothing says, “I love you” like the gift of great beer. Our Training and Education Manager, Chris Kolodziej put together his list of five beers that are sure to please the beer lover/fanatic/nerd in your family. Plus, each of them fits perfectly in a stocking. Watch the video below for his takes on each beer and good luck with your shopping. Happy holidays!
Spring is here and that means it’s time for Saisons or farmhouse ales. These effervescent, spicy, earthy beers were traditionally made on farms during springtime for consumption by farm owners and their saisonniers (seasonal workers). Today, Saisons have become staples with food pairings due to their versatility in taste and high carbonation — both of which complement a wide range of dishes. Read More
In our last post we showed you our gift guide for everything but the beer. Well, a certain someone paid a visit to Chicago to let us know some fantastic stocking stuffer ideas for the beer lover in your family so obviously we had to make a video. We hope you enjoy it and have a wonderful holiday season! Read More
If you’re headed to a house party or a BYOB dinner spot for New Year’s Eve, you’ll need to pick up some booze to ring in 2016. We have a few champagne alternatives for you to consider to make your night a memorable one. Scroll through our suggestions and use our BEER FINDER to locate these beers near you. Happy New Year!
Here’s a scenario that almost all of us will experience this month: we’re standing in the beer aisle, staring down a shelf with a million options in the liquor store we stopped into on the way to someone’s house for a Thanksgiving feast. And we have no idea what to choose. Read More