Lace & Lager’s Favorite Pumpkin Beers

The daylight hours are dwindling, and nights are getting longer. There’s no better time of year for enjoying the crafts of the season! For this collaborative post, we discuss our favorite seasonally spiced pumpkin beers. Hopefully our thoughts can shed some warm light on the encroaching winter darkness. Without further ado –   Katy Rose’s Favorite Pumpkin Beer: Southern Tier’s Pumking  While I am a BIG fan of pumpkin spice … Continue readingLace & Lager’s Favorite Pumpkin Beers

Celebrating 30 years of Exceptional Brewing with GLBC

30 years of exceptional beers – now that’s something to celebrate! This spring, Great Lakes Brewing Company is kicking off its 30th anniversary celebrations. The Cleveland-based company is commemorating the occasion with the All Yours campaign, the Pint Size Pub – a traveling version of the GLBC brewpub experience – and a brewery celebration in September. To celebrate its anniversary, Great Lakes Brewing Co. is kicking off a Pint Size … Continue readingCelebrating 30 years of Exceptional Brewing with GLBC

HopCat’s Wood & Wild Ale Festival

When you get an invitation to a festival that claims to have the best Barrel Aged & Sour beers in existence available for your drinking pleasure you jump at the opportunity to attend. Or at least, I did. HopCat Chicago hosted the Wood & Wild Ale Festival on Sunday, October 22nd, tapping more than 30 beers for the occasion. (Thanks HopCat for the invite and for the first round!) With … Continue readingHopCat’s Wood & Wild Ale Festival

Begyle and Smoque BBQ Team up for Sold Out Pop-Up Dinner

Pop-up dinners are among the fastest growing trends in the food and beverage industry, having 82% growth in 2014, according to Event Brite.  These events appeal to the “experiential diner,” one who “craves not just an amazing meal, but a new and exciting dining experience.” Restaurants and nontraditional venues collaborate on giving diners a casual place to connect with friends where they can develop a communal relationship between food, drink, and … Continue readingBegyle and Smoque BBQ Team up for Sold Out Pop-Up Dinner