BASED IN CHICAGO, IL

 

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

 

DETOURS: A Beer Travel Series
No. 35: Batavia, IL – Energy City Brewing

On the shore of Batavia’s Fox River, there is a small basement brewing operation making a name for itself via its milkshake IPAs: Energy City Brewery. They’re upping production and are looking to what’s next…  Read more.

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BEER & BRANDING
Atlanta Brewing Co.

What happens when a 25 year old brewery gets lost in the shuffle of today’s beer landscape? Atlanta Brewing Company found itself asking this question. Rising to the challenge of re-positioning the brand was CODO Design.  Read more.

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CHICAGO CRAFT CRAWLS
Beer Routes to Quench Your Thirst

The Hop Review's "CCCs" are a series of routes around the city that allow you to visit Chicago's most fruitful craft beer corridors, along CTA routes or notable thoroughfares.

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"THE HOP REVIEWS"
A Monthly Beer Review: October

We tasted through 16 new beers for October. We showcase a bevy of Michigan beers, some darker seasonals, and believe it or not–not a single pumpkin ale.   Read more.

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A few snapshots into our recent excursions: