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DETOUR: Charlton, MA – Tree House Brewing Co.

DETOUR: Charlton, MA – Tree House Brewing Co.

CHARLTON, MA

DETOUR No. 022: Two hours in line on a Saturday morning...to purchase beer. It’s basically the opposite of what beer drinking should be. Right? A two-hour wait for any beer is right inside my ‘see ya’ zone, but since I wouldn’t get back to Tree House Brewing Co. anytime soon, I opted to stay and see what all the fuss was about.

FOBAB 2017 Recap: Favorites & Winners

FOBAB 2017 Recap: Favorites & Winners

UNIVERSITY VILLAGE, CHICAGO

FoBAB 2017 showcased 370 beers, from 206 different breweries, in 11 different categories. Enough to please virtually any beer nerd's palate. And trust us, there were plenty present–clamoring for it all. We picked our favorites from the weekend, as well as the list of medal winners in each category.

Revolution's Barrel-aged Cans: A Preview

Revolution's Barrel-aged Cans: A Preview

AVONDALE, CHICAGO

The latest release of Deep Wood marks the premier of Revolution's foray into barrel-aged beer, packaged in cans. With no less than eight barrel-aged releases, the brewery hopes to put wood-aged beer in more people's hands. We sat down with Founder Josh Deth and Head Brewer Jim Cibak to taste through the early offerings and hear more about why they made the switch to cans.