Have you noticed that it is getting easier and easier to drink local in Chicago? No? Well, go to your friendly neighborhood craft beer establishment and count how many brews were made right here in Chicago or the surrounding suburbs. I bet that there are quite a few. I experienced this the other day when… Read more »

Beer Bloggers Conference Part 2: Better Late Than Never!

I usually do not have a difficult time coming up with ideas for blog posts.  I like to write. I like beer.  It is usually that simple. (Obsessing over proper grammar and over-usage of certain vocabulary stresses me out a great deal, though.)  Despite the incredibly awesome experience that was the 2012 Beer Bloggers Conference,… Read more »

Pints and Pedis!

Beer is still very much considered a man’s beverage. And it’s not just the bikini-clad commercials that allude to the unrealistic expectations that a crappy light beer will make you richer, better looking, and able to score the hot babe on the beach. While great strides have occurred to equalize the beer gender stereotypes, there… Read more »