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2018 Bourbon County Lineup

2018 Bourbon County Lineup

LINCOLN PARK, CHICAGO

Bourbon County is back again...unofficially kicking off barrel-aged beer season. And this year's offering consists of a record setting eight variants. The lineup is diverse, from dark chocolate to coffee to ‘Midnight Orange’. The staples are there, as well as a few new unique spins, as expected. This is your preview of BCBS 2018…

The Hop Reviews Vol. 27: An August Beer Review

The Hop Reviews Vol. 27: An August Beer Review

CHICAGO, IL

We tasted through the following 14 beers for August. This month we showcase Chicago beers as 50% of the lineup, we sample a GABF gold medalist, oak-aging is highlighted, and fruit is plentiful–including a prominent display in one such Canadian beer perfect to pair with your late summer dessert.

The Hop Reviews Vol. 26: A July Beer Review

The Hop Reviews Vol. 26: A July Beer Review

CHICAGO, IL

We drink a lot of beer here at The Hop Review. So, we found it only fitting that we share some of our thoughts with "The Hop Reviews". We tasted through the following 17 beers for July. This month we explore a handful of new much-anticipated Chicago offerings, chamomile makes a couple appearances, IPAs are plentiful, funky gets a nod, and birds appear to be a theme.