You’ve sent out the invites, cleaned the house and done all your errands, save for the inevitable last-minute trips to the grocery store. Maybe you’re going big and deep frying the turkey, just be sure to have a fire extinguisher on hand. Needless to say, if you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year, you have a lot on your plate (pun). To show off how great a host you really are, a fine variety of beverages is key. So to save you some crucial time at your local liquor or grocery store, our experts at Lakeshore Beverage put together a Thanksgiving Beverage Guide to please a variety of guests and palates at your big meal. Each of these beers and ciders can be found nearest you with our handy-dandy BEER FINDER. Read More
Time to dust off your lederhosen and/or dirndl, it’s Oktoberfest! The 183rd annual German beer festival kicks off year this weekend and we’re here to give you a rundown of some of our favorite Märzens to celebrate with. Read More
I’ll be the first to admit I’m sour beer ignorant.
My first tasting was what you might expect: I took a sip, pursed my lips, and thought to myself, “This is beer?”
It was fruity, funky, and unlike anything I’d ever tried before. I was intrigued. And after several more tastings and conversations, my exploration led me to a familiar name: Bloomington, Indiana’s Upland Brewing Company.
Attention, Chicago: summer is here.
Outdoor dining, concerts and movies in the park, THE BEACH, I mean come on, what’s not to love about summer in the city? Whether you just finished a nice bike ride along the lake or find yourself hanging out on a rooftop patio, here are some summer beers to accompany you along the way.
For the past few months, we’ve been hanging out with brewery owners, brewers, roasters, sales reps, and other beer industry folk, to give a behind-the-scenes look at REVved UP, the collaboration beer between Upland Brewing and Revolution Brewing. Today, in the final chapter of Behind The Beer, the guys from Upland are here in Chicago, helping Revolution with their coffee brown ale.