DETOUR No. 025: Translated as "Northern Capital" (Nan - North, Jing - Capital), Nanjing is a historic city with plenty of culturally significant things to see and do. To wind down and digest all the sights, grab a local craft beer at Master Gao. With two locations in Nanjing, Master Gao was started by Gao Yan and he’s been a huge advocate for the emerging craft beer scene in China.
Brewery Count: CITY (71), 'BURBS (119) – Recently added: Energy City Brewing (Batavia, IL), Pollyanna Roselare (Roselle, IL), Urban Renewal Brewery (Ravenswood), 25 West Brewing Co. (Bloomingdale, IL) – Recently Opened: Maplewood Brewery (Logan Square), Spiteful Brewing (Bowmanville) - Recently Closed: Chain O' Lakes Brewing Company (McHenry, IL), Metropolitan Brewing Co. (Ravenswood)
We drink a lot of beer here at The Hop Review. A lot of different beer, all the time. So, we found it only fitting that we share some of our thoughts on said beer, with "The Hop Reviews". For January, we're sharing reviews of 13 beers that we think you should know a little more about, through our palate.