And now I know the difference between bread and Brett. Given the choice, I...– Erin @ “Lush: Wine and Spirits” Bring the Funk! (Re-posted with Erin’s permission from http://blog.lushwineandspirits.com/. Check it out!) The other night a good friend of mine invited me over for some beers as part of a club he and a few friends formed. Devoted to tasting and...
Beerhunter Summer Session No. 1
…mostly cravin’ Belgian brew. Called for: 7:00pm Convened: 8:00pm Present: Tom (secretary), Dan (Curator), Ben (music) 1. Pinkus Organic Pilsner: Ben tastes floral hints, perhaps some clove, while Dan notes the constant fizz streaming up after the pour (similar to a personal favorite: Brooklyn Brewery Pilsner). Unfiltered, it’s a murky golden Pilsner that comes with an...
Understanding "Phenolic": Jablonsky Sends... →
Beerhunter and Marxism? A Link for the... →
The working men assembled in large masses, paraded through the streets, ‘ assailed the public houses, smashing the windows, breaking the furniture, and destroying everything in their reach, in order to take revenge for the enhanced price of their favourite drink…. If the people once know that they can frighten the government out of their taxing system, they will soon learn that it will be...
The Beer Mapping Project →
a google powered website that maps breweries, brewpubs, beer bars, etc from all over the world. very useful for field trips.
11 Chicago restaurants with good beer lists from... →
A Letter from Our Dear Friend in France, Kim Eggie...
Dear Beerhunter, i just thought of a field trip suggestion to add to your theoretical list: kuma’s corner (http://www.kumas-corner.com/beer.html). have you guys been there? i’ve only been a few times but i’m always intimidated by their beer list and also always end up with something really good (if i remember right the “indica” is one to try). the bartenders and...
Two Chicago Spots Among "Best Bars" →
Congratulations to Hopleaf Bar (www.hopleaf.com) and The Map Room (www.maproom.com) !
First Beerhunter meeting (where it all began)
Meeting convened 1/4/09, 5:00 PM CST Chicago, IL Present: Dan, Tom, Ben Absent: Andrew (unexcused) Curator: Tom Secretary: Dan Music on the night: Dexter Gordon (Our Man in Paris), John Coltrane (Stellar Regions, My Favorite Things), Deerhunter (Microcastle), Theolonious Monk (Monk’s Classic Recordings), Tristeza (A Colores), GZA (Liquid Swords) TV: Eagles/Vikings wildcard playoff game (on...
New yorker beer article →
interesting article on dogfish head and “extreme” beer