Whiner Beer Co Ultraviolet Bottle Release – April 7th, 5pm

In February, Whiner Beer Co released Candy Darling (All Oak Barrel-fermented, Barrel-aged Wild Ale with crazy plums), to much acclaim amongst Chicago’s beer scene. Personally, it ranks among my favorite beers of the year so far. Now they’re doing it again, this time with Ultraviolet, and I’m even more excited. I love all things blueberry…

The Science of Sours: Brewmaster Panel Discussion at Lincoln Station

Panel Discussion: Tom Korder, Penrose Brewing Phil Wymore, Perennial Artisan Ales Matt Potts, Destihl Brewery Moderated by Certified Cicerone Patrick Gould. Three of the Midwest’s leading sour/funk/innoculated/wild ale producers, each brewery will bring two limited release beers that use some combination of Brettanomyces, Pediococcus, and Lactobacillus. And the panel will dive into the details of…

Bah Humbug! A Sour Xmas (12/23) – Jerry’s Sandwiches Wicker Park

Movies, Sour Beers, Xmas Beers! And sandwiches! Bonus, maybe Chris and Trey (and possibly myself) will make some silly holiday sandwich pairings. Sour Beers: The Bruery – Oude Tart The Bruery – Tart of Darkness Jolly Pumpkin/Upland – Persimmon Ship Xmas Beers: Great Lakes – Christmas Ale Three Floyds – Alpha Klaus Evil Twin –…