Entries Tagged as 'Chicago'

Chicago’s Beer Scene Brimming With Choices

April 15th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Beer & Food, Beer Reviews, Beer Travels, Events

As a beer drinker and native Chicagoan, last week’s trip to the Craft Brewers Conference was also a great excuse to see family and old friends, visit some of my favorite drinking and eating establishments, and explore several new places that are a part of Chicago’s growing image as a world-class craft beer destination. It […]

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Craft Brewers Conference: It’s Not Just A Party

April 15th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Beer Travels

As a beer writer, attending my first-ever Craft Brewers Conference last week in Chicago was a learning opportunity, a chance to meet an array of industry members, and a way to be closer to the industry itself. For those not familiar, the CBC truly is a trade show and industry conference just like any other. […]

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Craft Brewers Conference Kicks Off in Chicago Tomorrow

April 6th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Beer Travels, Events

My kind of town, Chicago is…. Many of you know that I moved out to Seattle from Chicago about five years ago now. When I lived in Chicago I drank plenty of good beer, but it wasn’t until I moved out to Seattle that the world of beer really opened up to me. I’ll admit that I […]

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Men’s Journal’s Top Five Beer Towns = Fail

October 6th, 2009 · 30 Comments · Notes, Washington Breweries

First of all, writers and publications are obviously allowed to state their opinions. But, sometimes…opinions are just wrong. I try to leave rankings, lopsided polls, and the such alone…but yesterday’s article in Men’s Journal calling out the top five beer towns in the US got under my skin. Here are their top five: 1) San Diego 2) New […]

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