What happens when a 25 year old brewery gets lost in the shuffle of today’s beer landscape? Atlanta Brewing Company found itself asking this question. Rising to the challenge of re-positioning the brand was CODO Design…
Writer and photographer Michael Hubatch revisits the Downers Grove brewery, as they celebrated their annual Alter Fest, to witness the growth of suburban Chicago brewery in a crowded beer landscape.
We delve into one of the most polarizing beer adjuncts in the market: pumpkin ales. You either eagerly anticipate them each fall, or despise the arrival of the gourd addition. We take a look at 10 versions worthy of consideration.
We tasted through the following 16 beers for October. This month we showcase a bevy of Michigan beers, a few darker options make it into the mix, and believe it or not–not a single pumpkin ale is in the lineup.
Recently added: Mad Hatchet Brewing (Shorewood, IL), Garage Band Brewing (Plainfield, IL), Omega Yeast (Old Irving Park, Chicago), Tribes Brewery & Taproom (Mokena, IL), Cognito Brewery (Merrillville, IN), Whiskey Hill Brewing (Westmont, IL)
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…
One lager brand, Waitiri Beer, was conceived this year with one goal: becoming the national beer of New Zealand. Tasked with creating the identity for this national-brand-in-waiting was fellow Kiwi outfit, makebardo design, who’s incorporated several nods to their national pride, while keeping a relatively simple and striking aesthetic.
For anyone who has ever spent time meandering the streets of the UK, it's likely he or she has encountered a Co-op. Established in 1844, the British chain has nearly 3,000 small grocery and convenience stores. And when it came to moving their private label beverage brand forward, they enlisted the help of Leeds, UK-based design firm Robot Food to create a boldly cyan look.