The Hop Review aims to serve up great interviews,
industry news & beer banter. Raise your glass!

 

Focusing on industry talks with beer veterans and startups alike, we aim to provide consistent and worthwhile content to craft beer fanatics. Centered around the booming Chicago craft scene, we've got a near-endless supply of Q&As, events, brew news and other random banter to dip into. And we're excited to keep sharing it with you.

 

 
 

BREW NEWS FROM
CHICAGO & BEYOND

April 24, 2015 – In this week's Hoplinks, 3 Floyds takes a stand, men are accused of lies, new beers are released, old beer gets sold, and we recognize the anniversary of an important riot.

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BEER & BRANDING: 
21st AMENDMENT

April 13, 2015 – Chicago welcomes another newcomer to the Windy City beer market. And with that, comes more good looking cans to take up space on city shelves...

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THE STYLE GUIDE
v. IV: IMPERIAL IPA

March 2015 – In our latest column, THR tackles beer styles. Because, let's face it, we could all use a refresher. Now up: Imperial IPAs.

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CHICAGO CRAFT CRAWL:
WALKING TOUR - LOOP

In the latest iteration of the CCC, we head out for a post-work crawl through Chicago's Loop and discover that there are more than a few reasons to stick around downtown.

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APRIL BEER OF THE MONTH:
ONLY CHIILD BREWING PlAYTIME'S OVER

Only Child's Playtime's Over is a 6.8% IPA that packs a tropical fruit aroma. Perfect for conjuring thoughts of a warm beach. 

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A few snapshots into our recent excursions