In Brisbane, there’s a small brewery chock-full of personality, and a series of cans to match. The cheerful color palette and energetic illustrations might get you thinking of a trip to the Gold Coast...
Recently added: ShadowView Brewing (Woodstock, IL), Odious Cellars (Logan Square), One Lake Brewing (Oak Park, IL), Marz Community Brewing (Logan Square), Crushed By Giants (River North), Sew Hop’d (Huntley, IL), Viking Artisan Ales (Griffith, IN), Phase Three (Lake Zurich, IL), Double Clutch (Evanston, IL)
Alaskan Brewing has proven it can stand the test of time. However, their packaging couldn’t quite. Enter: Blindtiger design…
Five years later, and with a new location active, we catch up with Beermiscuous to learn how the Chicago scene has evolved.
We taste through 14 new beers for June. DIPAs reign and CA/MI get highlighted.
We paid a visit to upstate NY to hear more about how one 130 year old family brewery has maintained its heritage.
UPDATED: We first highlighted the design work for Indiana’s Big Lug back in 2016 after their flagship brewpub opened, with a distinct and colorful aesthetic. The design firm behind that effort, CODO, is now back, partnering on new concepts–the first of which is a Bavarian-inspired space, complete with canned beers.
By this point, we've all seen it–the reclaimed wood, the poorly-scribed chalkboard menus, the many "Brewing Company"s. It almost seems that in order to open a craft brewery, you have to follow a formula. Well, it's about time we start breaking the mold a bit. Enter: Indianapolis' Big Lug Canteen, designed by local studio CODO.