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Craft Beer’s Heath Benefits

POSTED ON July 15th  - POSTED IN Uncategorized
By STONE BREW — Let me tell you about this amazing, invigorating health drink known as craft beer. For decades, red wine has received nearly all the publicity when it comes to the health benefits of alcoholic beverages, but I’m here to tell you that craft beer has just as many, if not more, health […]

Beer Pairing Tips

POSTED ON July 10th  - POSTED IN Uncategorized
Pairing particular beers and foods can be an interesting and delicious experience. There are no absolute rules to proper pairings. The goal, after all, is to satisfy personal taste. Here are some brief descriptions of popular styles of beer and recommendations for making successful food matches: Lambic Dry and light, very fruity beers, sometimes tart. […]

Karl Strauss Claims 16 Medals in June

POSTED ON July 8th  - POSTED IN Uncategorized
By BREWBOUND — Karl Strauss Brewing Company just wrapped up a busy awards season, taking home a combined 16 medals for its handcrafted beers from three major brewing competitions, including an impressive 16th win for Red Trolley Ale. The company’s recent competition success comes at the height of a record-breaking summer with beer sales up 26% […]

Girls Just Want to Have Beer

POSTED ON June 28th  - POSTED IN Uncategorized
By DAILY RECORD — Historically, nearly everything about American beer seemed to be infused with masculinity — it was manly to love beer, manly to brew it, manly to sit around a table or campfire outside with other manly guys and drink it in a manly fashion while talking about the manly things everyone did […]

Better Burger, Better Brew

POSTED ON June 27th  - POSTED IN Uncategorized
By QSR Magazine — Inside Smashburger’s newest Chicago-area restaurant, a hip-looking joint in the city’s trendy Lincoln Park neighborhood, company founder and chief concept officer Tom Ryan holds up the brand’s Windy City Burger as if it’s Lord Stanley’s Cup. Packed with layers of melted Cheddar cheese, haystack onions, lettuce, tomato, and spicy mustard on […]