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.

 

 
 

CRAFT CRAWL:
BLUE LINE - O'HARE BRANCH

In the latest iteration of the CCC, we hop on the Blue Line to explore some of Chicago's best beer bars between Jefferson Park and West Town.

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BEER & BRANDING: 
VANCOUVER'S STEEL & OAK

July 28, 2014 – Condensed type and 1-color screenprinting completes an über minimal brand in this Pacific Northwest taproom. Grab your growlers...

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HOMEBREW BANTER:
M
ETHODS OF BREWING

June, 11 2014 – Deciding how you are going to brew up your first batch? Here's a walk through on three ways to brew

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BREW NEWS FROM
CHICAGO & BEYOND

July 10, 2014 - This week, a Chicago brewer targets a higher tax bracket buyer, a Boston staple restructures, an orange wedge yells at some people, and a former Detroit icon's fall from prominence is profiled.

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THR BEER OF THE MONTH:
SIXPOINT'S RAD

July 2014 - This month, we stick with our previous theme – refreshing beers, in cans. This time around, we pick from the East Coast and go with popular New York brewery, Sixpoint's, radler offering: RAD. Think...grapefruity...

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A few snapshots into our recent excursions