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DETOUR: Las Vegas – Tenaya Creek Brewing

DETOUR: Las Vegas – Tenaya Creek Brewing

DETOUR No. 021: Bright lights, the buzzing of slot machines and an anything-goes-atmosphere tends to wear you out in Sin City. At least it did me. With a hazy memory of overpriced cocktails and half-nude street performers, Tenaya Creek Brewery was a nice change of pace for a slow moving Saturday afternoon in Vegas.

Updated: List of Beer Bars of Chicago

Updated: List of Beer Bars of Chicago

CHICAGO, IL

Updated: Here is our best effort to comprise a comprehensive "THR-approved Chicago Beer Bar List." Mind you, there are certainly plenty of places in the city not on this list where you can get a decent beer. In fact, they're all over the city. However this list is curated to those spots where not only is the variety impressive, but the staff is knowledgeable & the atmosphere is unmatched.

The Hop Reviews Vol. 17: An October Beer Review

The Hop Reviews Vol. 17: An October Beer Review

CHICAGO, IL

We've tasted through the following 15 beers for October, and rated them according to our interpretation of the BJCP scoring guidelines, on a scale of 100 and listed in alphabetical order. This month, Belgian-inspired beers get a look, malt-forwardness is celebrated, single fruits get highlighted and farmhouse funk is king. Plus, a pumpkin beer.