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Bottleneck Blog


Meet The Team: Angela Zoiss ›

An occasional series where we meet the team and unearth a few fun facts about our Bottleneck family. First up: Angela Zoiss. ..

The DOs and DON’Ts of Craft Beer ›

DOs and DON’Ts of Craft Beer – Tips for enjoying your beer. Beer tasting tips. How to sample craft beers. Taste tips for beer.

5 Things to Eat and Drink in August ›

Your guide on things to eat and drink in August: breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, cocktails, craft beer and more.

Beer Facts: 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Beer ›

Looking to brush up on your Beer Facts? Our 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Beer will help you drop some knowledge at beer trivia or to fellow beer-lovers!

How We Hosted a ‘Backyard BBQ’ on a Patio in Downtown Chicago ›

We wanted to recreate a classic summertime backyard BBQ with friends in an outdoor space, plenty of food on the grill, and craft brews, from a patio in downtown Chicago, Howells & Hood’s East Patio.

Why Wine on Tap? ›

Wine on tap is still relatively new in the restaurant industry. We share some of the benefits of wine on tap, and how it can be fresher, greener, and more cost effective for everyone involved.

The Bottleneck Blog offers news, advice, and updates on food, craft beer, cocktails and the restaurant industry.