Kaiser Tiger

CCBW '16: THR's Top 10 Recommended Events

CCBW '16: THR's Top 10 Recommended Events

Chicago, IL

The 7th annual Chicago Craft Beer Week is finally upon us with the kick off of Beer Under Glass, tonight at the Garfield Park Conservatory. There's no shortage of tastings, tap takeovers, and brewery events the next 11 days. But unfortunately you can't be everywhere at once. THR is here to help...

Talking Beer with Pat Berger

Talking Beer with Pat Berger

CHICAGO, IL

On the list of Chicago craft beer bars where you might find The Hop Review perched at the bar, Lakeview's Paddy Long's and the West Loop's Kaiser Tiger are damn near the top. Both establishments offer a completely different atmosphere with the former being your classic neighborhood Irish joint; the latter oozing a sophisticated beer garden feel. Both places have something in common – a whole lotta bacon and a fantastic beer list chock full of quality, often hard to come by brews. They also happen to be co-owned and lovingly curated by Pat Berger: respected beer judge, bar owner, blogger, and Chicagoan through and through.