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Scorched Earth Brewing Company | Barrel 76 Red Flanders

June 4, 2018 |

Somehow, suburban Chicago’s Scorched Earth Brewing barreling program remains off the radar for most beer drinkers, which leaves this writer befuddled. Certainly those in the Chicago region with a nose for barrel-aged beers should make it a high priority to seek all forms of Scorched Earth brewing alchemy. One of the brewery’s latest releases, Barrel 76, is a Flanders red ale aged in French oak wine barrels with Montmorency cherries and Madagascar vanilla beans. Traditional, yet innovative. Sophisticated, yet rustic. Tart, yet a bit sweet. The beer serves as an example for what craft brewing is all about.

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Half Acre Beer is Experimenting with Mixed Fermentation

April 25, 2017 |

Featured image courtesy of Half Acre Beer Co.

Half Acre Beer Co. is expanding and it’s a good sign for Chicago craft beer drinkers. Their new Balmoral Brewery space, a massive 60,000 square foot expansion, is getting closer and closer to opening to the public. Not only does this mean more real estate, but it also means more opportunities to brew beer, including the newly announced mixed fermentation program at their original brew spot in Lincoln Square.

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Atom Brewing Co. | Arlo Farmhouse Inspired Ale – Batch One

July 11, 2016 |

Atom Brewing Co. | Arlo Farmhouse Inspired Ale – Batch One

ABV: 6.5% | IBU: 21 Bottle: 750ML corked and caged

The Brewery

Atom Brewing Company (Erie, CO) started brewing beers in December of 2015 but was founded in 2012 by … Read More