Montrose Saloon

UPDATED: Chicago Craft Crawl #9: Brown Line

UPDATED: Chicago Craft Crawl #9: Brown Line

NORTH SIDE, CHICAGO

UPDATED: Our ninth Chicago Craft Crawl leads us to the North Side and some of the finest beer bars and breweries the city has to offer. In fact, with so many choices for a beer north of the Loop, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Keep it simple and start with our CCC #9...

UPDATED: Chicago Craft Crawl #10: Malt Row

UPDATED: Chicago Craft Crawl #10: Malt Row

NORTHSIDE, CHICAGO

UPDATED: The Ravenswood Corridor and surrounding area is home to some of Chicago’s best and most diverse beer options. With a bevy of breweries (and a renowned distillery) planting their roots in the area, it truly has become Chicago’s Malt Row. So set aside a Saturday for our Chicago Craft Crawl v. X.

Brewing Collaborations with Cleetus Friedman

Brewing Collaborations with Cleetus Friedman

RAVENSWOOD, CHICAGO

Think of one word that describes the local brewery scene...go ahead, we'll wait. For us, we just might go with "collaborative". We've sat down with nearly 40 Chicagoland beer industry folk, and virtually all of them have spoken to how the local industry is unwaveringly helpful, communal, and always willing to collaborate on everything from sharing brewery space to whipping up their next beer. We sat down with one of the industry's most collaborative, Fountainhead Chef, Cleetus Friedman, to talk what it takes to stay inventive.