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The Hop Review gathers the best stories and perspectives of the craft beer industry. 

 


BREW NEWS
from Chicago & Beyond

February 5, 2016 – In this edition of the Hoplinks, a brewery opens a shop, the Great Lakes get beers named after them, we help pick the best of the best, there are oysters in the suburbs, a festival goes to the museum, and a brewery celebrates with a beer.

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BEER & BRANDING
Budweiser

February 3, 2016 – The storied 140 year old brewery from St. Louis gets an impressive refresh. We take a look at this heritage, reimagined for 2016.  

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THE STYLE GUIDE
V. X Gose

February 2,2016 – In this column, as you might've guessed, THR tackles beer styles. Because, let's face it, we could all use a refresher. This time around we explore the increasingly popular tart & salty gose.

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CHICAGO CRAFT CRAWL
Lincoln Avenue – Part 1

In the latest iteration of the "CCC," we make our way through several North Side 'hoods to discover more than enough spots to find great beer along Lincoln Avenue. Sports bars, dives, cocktail lounges & brewpubs galore.

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FEBRUARY BEER OF THE MONTH
Pipeworks Brewing Close Encounter 

We're in the middle of winter but we can't stop thinking about Summer. Get the best of both worlds with our February BOTM, a hoppy stout from Pipeworks Brewing

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A few snapshots into our recent excursions