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A Holiday Beer Pairing Guide – Beer for Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner ›

Beer fans looking for a perfect beer for thanksgiving and christmas dinners need look no further! We spoke with Beer Manager Phil Miley who maintains the largest draft beer list in Chicago at Howells & Hood for his expert recommendations on Christmas dinner beer pairings. He chose some wonderful craft beers to go with these popular dishes:

Special Occasion Food and Beer Pairings ›

This week sees a special occasion at Old Town Pour House Oak Brook. They decided to tap some very rare beers and pair elevated food to celebrate.

Classic Cocktails With A Twist ›

We recently teamed up with Libbey Glass to shoot some photos of Howells & Hood General Manager Andrew Macker making some classic cocktails with a twist.

Styles of Beer [Beer 101 Series] ›

The result of The Brewing Process is one of two beer types: Ale or Lager. From here, there are several main styles of beer that you should know…

Beer and Dessert Pairing Guide ›

Beer and dessert pairing guide brought to you by Bottleneck Management and Shari’s Berries.

Do Pumpkin Beers Still Matter? ›

The crisp air. The long sleeves. The return of those small, noisy humans on your morning bus commute (do kids not walk to school anymore?) It must be pumpkin beer season.

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