BASED IN CHICAGO, IL

 

The Hop Review gathers the best stories and perspectives of craft beer through interviews, photography & travel. 

 

DETOURS: A Beer Travel Series
No. 35: Batavia, IL – Energy City Brewing

On the shore of Batavia’s Fox River, there is a small basement brewing operation making a name for itself via its milkshake IPAs: Energy City Brewery. They’re upping production and are looking to what’s next…  Read more.

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BEER & BRANDING
Carlsberg

Carlsberg seemed to be itching for a consistent refresh. To celebrate its 170+ year mark, the Danish brewer teamed up with Taxi Studio to rework their classic identity elements, down to the shade of green.  Read more.

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CHICAGO CRAFT CRAWLS
Beer Routes to Quench Your Thirst

The Hop Review's "CCCs" are a series of routes around the city that allow you to visit Chicago's most fruitful craft beer corridors, along CTA routes or notable thoroughfares.

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"THE HOP REVIEWS"
A Monthly Beer Review: November

We tasted through 16 new beers for the November. We showcase more from Michigan, a handful brought back from Mexico, and welcome the return of BA beers.   Read more.

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A few snapshots into our recent excursions: