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
Interior of a bar in the First Ward’s infamous Levee District, 1899, Chicago.
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.
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
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 »