Pilsner is arguably the most consumed beer style in the world, with its volume being led by the major domestic breweries. But lately, craft Pilsners in particular have seen strong growth and popularity among long time domestic drinkers and craft drinkers alike. In addition to their light, refreshing body, they’re low in calories, and low ABV. What’s not to love for summer drinking? Today, our Training Manager, Chris Kolodziej, takes us through the history of Pilsner beer and showcases seven Pilsners from Lakeshore Beverage to quench your thirst this summer. Read More
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
Walk inside the black steel door of Moody Tongue’s newly opened Tasting Room and you’ll instantly see why it’s unlike any other taproom you’ve been to. Open and modern, cozy and intimate, sleek and smart – the Tasting Room is a place where Brewmaster Jared Rouben wants each of his guests to feel comfortable. Read More
It’s no wonder why Chicago—with the fourth largest Mexican population in the United States—goes crazy for Cinco de Mayo. Neighborhoods like Pilsen and Little Village have long been hubs for Mexican food, culture, and history in Chicago. Today we’re down at 5 Rabanitos Restaurante & Taqueriato in Pilsen to pair five different beers alongside some traditional Mexican dishes. Use the BEER FINDER to locate these beers near you and impress your friends with some beer pairing tips this Cinco de Mayo.
Spring is an interesting thing here in Chicago. For many, it seems like winter never actually stops until it’s time to start complaining about the heat again. And while it’s hard to argue with that, each year there seems to be a few short weeks of true spring. Everyone comes out of their winter hibernation to crisp mornings and balmy afternoons. Whether you’re hanging out on the patio or just doing some spring cleaning, here are nine easy-drinking beers with refreshing characteristics to enjoy this spring.
Use our BEER FINDER to locate these fine beverages near you.