• Alulu Taproom Review

    Posted in News on Nov 13, 2018

    Today, we review Alulu Brewery and Pub.

     

    Some brand-new beer options are opening in the fast-growing and gentrifying Pilsen neighborhood on the near south side of Chicago. Currently, the community is mostly Latino but has been getting a steady diet of art galleries, restaurants and, well, craft beer. Interestingly, the neighborhood was named for the early founding residents coming over from eastern Europe and brought the name of the same place that brought us the beer Pilsner.

     

    In one small section of this neighborhood, a visitor will find a little sign for Alulu Brewpub. The restaurant entr...

  • BrewDog is heading to the Queen City

    Posted in News on Nov 07, 2018

    With a hotel in their arsenal and an airline on the way, BrewDog doesn't appear to be slowing down their expansion activities anytime soon.  This made even more clear with announcement of the 2019 opening of BrewDog Cincinnati. BrewDog will make a great addition to Cincinnati's "Amazing Craft Beer Scene". Soda's Up For The Queen City.

  • The Craft Beer Keurig

    Posted in News on Nov 05, 2018

    What if we had a Keurig for Craft Beer? We actually do in the Krups Sub Home Beer Dispenser. The tabletop dispenser keeps beer cold and fresh for over two weeks. If this device doesnt't get you to HOP for joy, there is likely no hope for you. Craft beer on demand A.K.A Dream Come True.

     

     

  • "Beyond Beer: Brewers Trying to Go Green

    Posted in News on Nov 05, 2018

    With the crazy changes happening regularly with the legalization of marijuana and CBD, it is no suprise this is a popular topic among Craft Brewers. According to a survey, nearly half of brewers claimed that if regulations allowed hops wouldn't be the only flowers being added to craft beers. The future of brewing brings new meaning to living The High Life.   

  • Kentucky is Proud of More Than Just Basketball

    Posted in News on Oct 30, 2018

    THIS FRIDAY, 16 Kentucky breweries are releasing craft beers made from products sold by the popular statewide company "Kentucky Proud". The partnership between the brewers and the farmers has resulted in 1,700 hundred pounds of produce that was produced in the bluegrass state. Cheers to the drunk farmers with fat stacks!!!

  • Who Says Beer and Candy Don't Mix

    Posted in News on Oct 30, 2018

    Kids had better stash that Halloween candy in a good spot. Pairing craft beer and Halloween candy may be the greatest holiday activity ever. Get ready to feel like a kid again and dig in to this article on mixing your childhood favorites with your adult favorites. CANDY AND SODAs ON TAP!!!

  • Check out Hopsy with BirraJourney!

    Posted in News on Oct 29, 2018

    Hopsy is a Bay Area startup, bringing fresh beer from local breweries to your doorsteps. It has its own kegs and kegerator which fits the 2-liter mini kegs and ready to serve. You can either sign up for a monthly delivery or pay as you go and order beers from your favorite breweries in town. I was pretty skeptical at first but after my first mini keg, I have started thinking about what I am going to do if we move out of the Bay area.  But as my tattoo says, DONT PANIC! because they recently announced that they will be operating nationwide!  Yes, it means more brewery and beer options! Also, th...

  • It's a Nutty Time For Craft Beer

    Posted in News on Oct 25, 2018

    Planters decided to throw it's hat into the craft beer rink by releasing ‘Mr. IPA-Nut’ nut beer with Noon Whistle Brewing out of Illinois. According to Noon Whistle ,“Mr. IPA-Nut has a unique citrus aroma with a hint of honey-roasted peanuts followed by a slightly salty finish,”. What a great time to love craft beer and what a horrible time to have a peanut allergy.

  • BrewDog is UNSTOPPABLE!!!

    Posted in News on Oct 25, 2018

    If opening a "Craft Beer Hotel" isn't badass enough, BrewDog decide to raise the bar to the heavens and will be launching BrewDog Airlines in February 2019. The airline will allow craft beer lovers to "hop" on a flight in London and travel to Columbus, OH.  The round trip flight consists of high altitude specific beer tasting, brewery and beer museum tours, along with an amazing stay at the DogHouse Hotel. The trip also involves a day trip to The Queen City to see some of the great beers Cincinnati has to offer. The sky isn't the limit for this brewery.

  • Craft Beer Makes It to the Big Screen

    Posted in News on Oct 22, 2018

    A new documentary called, "Brewmaster" utilizes stories from the top brewers in America to demonstrate that brewing beer is a "real job". Director Douglas Tirola, wanted to "tell the story of beer" and why it's gaining rapid popularity. Mr. Tirola also give props to the HOPPING beer industry in Cincinati.