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. 36: Niles, IL – Une Année

In a quaint Chicago suburb, in an unassuming strip mall, sandwiched between a dollar store and a Korean restaurant, sits one of the Midwest’s best sour breweries whose side label is also turning heads.  Read more.

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BEER & BRANDING
Devils Backbone

Timed with their 10th anniversary, Devils Backbone is releasing all new packaging, meant to exemplify its new ‘Slow by Nature’ messaging. To achieve this, the brewery enlisted quite the creative team...  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: December

To close out 2018, we tasted through these 21 beers. We showcase a slew of stouts, some fruited ales and some offerings from both sides of the border. Read more.

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A few snapshots into our recent excursions: