Ecliptic+Melvin Team up for a Cosmic Collaboration

Collaboration Series from Ecliptic Brewing has most recently been Oregon brewery focused.  This time around, however, Ecliptic looked out east for their next collaboration partner.  Melvin Brewing from Alpine, WY traveled to Portland to create a beer that defies all explanations.  The Cosmic Collaboration is playfully named, Space Ghost Golden Session Barleywine and takes inspiration from Melvin’s illustrious Imperial IPA’s.

Portland Brewing Releases 2017 Single Malt Single Hop Pale Ale

Portland Brewing is celebrating summer with simplicity, bringing back crowd favorite, single malt single hop (S.M.A.S.H.) Pale Ale, with a twist —brand new El Dorodo hops. This gold standard release is refreshing and full of flavor and reminds us all that sometimes a pared down recipe reigns king. Every year when summer rolls around, beer drinkers throughout the Northwest reach for S.M.A.S.H.

Chicago Beer Week Top 3 Picks

Chicago Beer Week is spearheaded by the Illinois Brewers Guild with support from the local brewing community. The extended beer week of events runs from May 18th – 25th, 2017. Like most beer weeks there is a kick off party (we will get to that later), beer festivals, meet the brewers and unique events like Goose Island’s Brewers Dodge Ball Tournament.