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The Hop Reviews Vol. 02: A Monthly Beer Review

The Hop Reviews Vol. 02: A Monthly Beer Review

CHICAGO, IL

We drink a lot of beer here at The Hop Review. A bunch. 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 our Hop Reviews. This month, we're sharing reviews of 12 beers that we think you should know a little more about, through our palate and with BJCP scoring in mind...

Talking Beer with Nico Freccia of 21st Amendment Brewery

Talking Beer with Nico Freccia of 21st Amendment Brewery

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

The Chicago beer scene just got a little bigger thanks to new arrival 21st Amendment Brewery's distribution. Since 2000, they've been pumping out award-winning beers from their popular SF brewpub. With a lineup that includes  a session ale, black IPA, Baltic porter and–arguably their most famous beer–a watermelon wheat, there's a little something for every beer drinker. And for the first time ever, Chicagoans will have easy access to their recognizable lineup of craft cans.

Beer & Branding: 21st Amendment Brewery

Beer & Branding: 21st Amendment Brewery

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

San Francisco is home to some of the best design in the country. So it should come as no surprise that the city also houses one of the better looking beer brands on the West Coast. This brewery, 21st Amendment, has built their brand around cans that tell a story, through strong illustration. And, of course, plenty of patriotic reference – it's no wonder one of their biggest selling markets is D.C. And with their expansion into the Chicago market (and our recent talk with co-founder, Nico Freccia), we thought we'd take a deeper look at their packaging and identity.