The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. – George Bernard Shaw
HOMEBREWERS OVERWHELM AT UNDER THE INFLUENCE
Some of the most ambitious recipes I had all year were done by self-described amateurs at the intersection of art, food and beer at Under the Influence show in Bridgeport.
Interior of a bar in the First Ward’s infamous Levee District, 1899, Chicago.
SOLEMN OATH + LAGUNITAS LEVEL UP AT EMPORIUM
One of Chicago’s best new breweries takes over the taps alongside one of Chicago’s future giants at the Emporium arcade bar — and we all get an extra life out of it.
Timeout for a late-summer memory. The story about the first, and hopefully annual Good Beer Hunting x Buckshot Sonny’s weekend away at Wandawega has been told far and wide this year. But never has it been captured so beautifully than in Camp Wandawega’s own yearbook — the Style Files.
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Proud brewmeisters photographed with their “bock”, 1880, Chicago.
The barrels are hard to make out, but “Chicago” can be made out on the left and “bock” on the right.
According to the print on the back, the photograph was taken at a studio at 650 Milwaukee Ave, Chicago.
via Langdon Road
BEERPIPHANY: Michael Kiser -
I grew up in Pennsylvania, so I was one of the lucky ones that always had a better alternative in Yeungling, or as we still call it back home: lager.
But my epiphany came during college when we’d drive 30 minutes to Williamsport, PA just to get Taco Bell. Seriously, my school, Lock Haven…
I got the cover of the January issue of Beer Advocate magazine! See more about it, and the Solemn Oath guys that inspired it here »