A Decade Of Daisy: How Half Acre’s Iconic Daisy Cutter Pale Ale Changed Chicago Beer Culture

Half Acre Beer Co. introduced Daisy Cutter in 2009, as just the second beer made at its original brewery. It was intended to be one of several beers core to Half Acre?s identity. Instead, it helped le


Taste Of Iceland Kicks Off Thursday, When Nordic Nation Brings Its Cuisine, Culture To Chicago

Budget airline Wow Air is no longer taking Chicagoans (or anyone, for that matter) to Iceland. But that hasn?t stopped Iceland from coming to Chicago. The fourth annual Taste of Iceland event takes pl


Newcastle Brown Ale Takes Unlikely Journey — From Import To Craft, From Britain To Chicago’s Lagunitas

Newcastle Brown Ale was long known as a British import in the U.S., but faltering sales led to its reinvention as an American craft beer by Lagunitas.


Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Talks Beer Ahead Of Surprise Appearance At Chicago Book Event Sunday

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich teams up with Stone Brewing founder Greg Koch at Chicago book event. The band made a beer, Enter Night, with the brewery.


Tasting 16 Craft Beer Classics: Looking Back On The Brands That Started A Movement, But Got Left Behind

Flagship beers from craft breweries can be forgotten in the quest for the new thing. A tasting of 16 classics reminds us why these beers earned their rep.


Beer, Who? Celebrate Cider With Tap Takeovers And Parties During Chicago Cider Week

Get a taste of cider at special dinners, tap takeovers and other boozy happenings throughout the city as part of the third annual Chicago Cider Week, which runs Feb. 1-9.


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