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Can’t-Miss Beers at the 2023 Firestone Walker Invitational Beer FestivalJune 2, 2023 | Britt Antley
Time is upon us yet again for one of the most anticipated beer fests of the year, the 2023 Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Festival. Saturday, June 3 in Paso Robles, California, over 65 of the best breweries from across America and some international locations will be pouring some of their best beers to the delight of beer fans traveling from all over. As with any beer fest, it’s inadvisable if not impossible to visit every brewery’s booth and try all of their beer, so we at PorchDrinking have combed through the list and picked out some especially noteworthy beers you should make a point to try at the Paso Robles Event Center. Special thanks to Robert French for his help in curating the list.
Inside Revolution Brewing’s Latest Deep Wood ReleaseJanuary 18, 2023 | Mike Zoller
Capping off the 2022-23 Deep Wood lineup from Revolution Brewing are two of the most highly anticipated releases since the beers were announced over the summer. Later this week, several locations will host preview parties and pickups will begin.
Revolution Brewing Set to Release Three Familiar Deep Wood BeersOctober 11, 2022 | Mike Zoller
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. The next Revolution Brewing Deep Wood release will feature a trio of returning entries including two classics and one other highly popular returner.
Sneak Peek | Revolution’s Final Deep Wood ReleaseJanuary 28, 2022 | Mike Zoller
First announced in July of last year it seemed like it would take a long time to get through all of the Revolution Brewing Deep Wood releases. But as the last two beers are about to be released, they’ve once again kept us wanting more.
Revolution Releases Two New Year-Round BeersJanuary 12, 2022 | Mike Zoller
Two previously announced beers from Revolution Brewing are now available in cans in the city of Chicago.
Revolution Brewing Offers Some Twists in Third Deep Wood ReleaseDecember 20, 2021 | Mike Zoller
It’s crazy to think that we’re down to just one more Revolution Brewing Deep Wood release in January, after the third set of beers came out a couple of weeks ago.
How Breweries Are Embracing TikTokDecember 13, 2021 | Mike Zoller
It’s the fastest-growing social media network. It hit one billion monthly users in just four years, half the time it took Facebook to hit that same number. TikTok is a global phenomenon and breweries are slowly getting on board.
Revolution’s Straight Jacket Stars in the Next Deep Wood ReleaseNovember 15, 2021 | Mike Zoller
Every year, in a sea of highly touted barrel-aged releases, Revolution’s Deep Wood series seemingly has one that will stand out amongst them all. Even though we’re only in the second of four releases, this year’s Straight Jacket might very well be the star this winter.
First 2021 Revolution Brewing Deep Wood Release PreviewOctober 14, 2021 | Mike Zoller
Death, taxes and Revolution Brewing nailing the blending of barrel-aged beers: few things are a given in this world but over the last five years, the largest independent brewery in Illinois has continued to excel with its barrel-aged beers.
What Would You Give a New Craft Beer Drinker?September 15, 2021 | Mike Zoller 1
On Twitter the other week I asked people if they had a friend who was new to craft beer and you had to give them one beer in hopes of getting them to try other styles, what would you give them? There were some common answers but also some more out of the box ideas.
Revolution Brewing Announces 2021-2022 Deep Wood LineupJuly 26, 2021 | Mike Zoller
It seems as if Revolution Brewing’s Deep Wood release in July was a tease for the announcement of the full 2021-2022 lineup that happened less than a week later. In typical Revolution fashion, the releases will happen once a month staring in October and concluding in January.
V.S.O.J. Once Again Shines in Revolution’s Summer Deep Wood ReleaseJuly 16, 2021 | Mike Zoller
When Revolution Brewing opens its doors to the public Friday to launch the latest batch of Deep Wood beers, it will be the first no-restrictions in-person beer release event in the city of Chicago since the pandemic began.
A staple of previous Revolution beer releases, the taproom party featured drafts of the beers being released as well as some rare and special drafts for people to try. Over the past year and a half, the brewery had to settle for curbside pick-ups as the pandemic restrictions remained in effect.
Revolution Brewing Releases Cuvée de Grâce for Second TimeApril 12, 2021 | Mike Zoller
When Revolution Brewing Cuvée de Grâce was last released in January 2020 there was a line around the brewery, a big release party inside the taproom and just three U.S. airports were beginning to screen for COVID simply as a precaution.
What Happened To the Black IPA and Its ComebackFebruary 15, 2021 | Mike Zoller 1
In an industry dominated by the Hazy IPA and beers with ingredient lists you’re more likely to find in a grocery store candy or cereal aisle, one classic style saw a resurgence in 2020.
Revolution Caps Off Deep Wood Series with Half Acre CollabJanuary 20, 2021 | Mike Zoller
To wrap up their 2020-21 Deep Wood release, Revolution Brewing decided to go with two non-stouts, featuring an Imperial Rye Porter made in collaboration with Half Acre as well as a spin on their popular Ryewine Ale by putting it into Apple Brandy barrels.
Previewing Revolution Brewing’s 4th Deep Wood ReleaseDecember 9, 2020 | Mike Zoller
A drier, barrel-focused release is the theme in Revolution Brewing’s 4th Deep Wood release of 2020 with three different beer styles hitting cans this weekend.
With the last two releases featuring adjuncts like cherries, maple, and honey, the release of Mineshaft Gap, Ryeway to Heaven, and Double Barrel V.S.O.D. go quite a different direction in the December Deep Wood installment.
Familiar Beers Return for Latest Revolution Deep Wood ReleaseNovember 19, 2020 | Mike Zoller
A trio of familiar faces make up Chicago’s Revolution Brewing’s third Deep Wood release of barrel-aged beers with pickup beginning this weekend at the brewery’s taproom.
Deth’s Tar, Maple Deth Shine in Revolution’s Second Deep Wood ReleaseOctober 20, 2020 | Mike Zoller
As the temperatures dip and the days get shorter, barrel-aged season in Chicago continues to ramp up. This weekend, Revolution Brewing will host the second of four releases in their Deep Wood series. A trio of beers highlights this release with two familiar names and a new one to the series.
Revolution Brewing | Thundertaker Perfectly Blends Spice & SweetSeptember 17, 2020 | Mike Zoller
Perfectly balancing spice and sweetness, Thundertaker, the first release in the 2020-21 Deep Wood Series from Revolution Brewing in Chicago, IL sets the bar high for what’s to come.
Revolution Brewing Announces 2020-21 Deep Wood LineupAugust 26, 2020 | Mike Zoller
Next month will officially kickoff Revolution Brewing’s 2020-21 Deep Wood series as the brewery prepares to release a dozen barrel-aged beers between September and January.