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DETOURS: A Beer Travel Series
No. 39: Stowe, VT – von Trapp

A visit to scenic Stowe landed us at the famous Trapp Family Lodge. While we weren’t there to indulge in The Sound of Music lore, it became clear the family name has become synonymous for something else: quality lagers. Read more.

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BEER & BRANDING
Prost Brewing

In today’s volatile beer landscape, what’s on the packaging is nearly as important as to what’s in it. So, when Denver’s Prost acknowledged the need to refresh, there to meet the challenge was CODO Design. 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: April

We tasted through 20 new beers for April. This month coffee is king, non-hazy IPAs return and Michigan, the Northeast, and the UK get highlighted. Read more.

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A few snapshots into our recent excursions: