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. 37: Greensboro, VT – Hill Farmstead

Many in the beer community are well aware of ‘that farmstead brewery in Vermont.’ But few outside of those who’ve been, realize the trek it takes to get to the 4-time “Best Brewery in the World.” We recap our visit. Read more.

Read Past 'DETOURS' →

BEER & BRANDING
Slipstream Brewing Co.

In Brisbane, there’s a small brewery chock-full of personality, and a series of cans to match. The cheerful color palette and energetic illustrations might get you thinking of a trip to the Gold Coast... Read more.

Read Past Branding →


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.

Read Past Crawls →

THE HOP REVIEWS
A Monthly Beer Review: January

To kick off 2019, we shook up our review format, while enjoying these 14 beers–more than half of which came from a barrel, while keeping style variety. Read more.

Read Past Reviews



A few snapshots into our recent excursions: