This is a SITE ABOUT BEER.

 

The Hop Review gathers the best stories and perspectives of craft beer through interviews, photography & travel. 

 

BREW NEWS
from Chicago & Beyond

July 26, 2016 – In this week's Hoplinks, a brewing behemoth makes a final giant purchase, a local bottle shop rises from its own ashes, shady dealings are exposed, one of our go-to breweries releases a beer to the masses, a beer returns home, a Chicago 'hood adds yet another brewery, and one more gets swallowed by the big guys.

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BEER & BRANDING
18th Street Brewery

July 28, 2016 From the Archives: We take a look back at one of the biggest breadth design pieces we've explored, with Gary (& now Hammond), Indiana's 18th Street Brewery. The acclaimed brewpub and packaged lineup gets it's signature aesthetic from in-house illustrator, Joey Potts.

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CHICAGO CRAFT CRAWL
Lincoln Avenue – Part 2

In the latest iteration of the "CCC," we continue our long journey up bustling and drinker-friendly Lincoln Avenue, north of Belmont, to find the best spots for a quality beer among the plethora of options.

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"THE HOP REVIEWS"
A Monthly Beer Review: July

We drink a lot of beer here at The Hop Review. A bunch. All different styles. All the time. So, we're gonna taste through them and tell you our opinions. Sound fun? This month, we've got 12 new brews from across the U.S.

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A few snapshots into our recent excursions