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

October 16th, 2014 – This week, a highly coveted team back on track to open a brewery, a record breaking beer café, a rapidly changing industry, and a list of breweries you should be checking out.

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BEER & BRANDING: 
FORT POINT BEER CO.

October 20, 2014 – San Francisco welcomes a new craft operation to the historic Presidio. And it is perfectly on-point for the Bay Area. Take a look at the slick new Fort Point.

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THE STYLE GUIDE, v1:
OKTOBERFEST

September 16, 2014 – In our latest column, THR tackles beer styles. Because, let's face it, we could all use a refresher. First up: Oktoberfest.

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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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THR BEER OF THE MONTH:
WILD ONION'S PUMPKIN ALE

October 2014 - C'mon, it wasn't that predictable. A pumpkin ale, yes - but one of Chicagoland's most tried and true in this gourd arena. Subtly spiced, and spot on.

Past BOTM Selections→

 


 
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A few snapshots into our recent excursions