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An untapped market, three beer-loving women give an inside look at breweries run by Trappist monks

A Trappist monastery employee examines the bottling line at the Rochefort Brewery in Rochefort, Belgium. 
(Photo Courtesy of Shiffer Publishing, LTD)

Matt Koske

September 11, 2017

In Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood, a well-known staple for globetrotters and local craft beer lovers is The Map Room. The flagbearing fence outside features those of Cuba, Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tabago, Kiribati and Saint Kitts and Nevis whereas the inside comprises of pretzel sticks at the...

Not so pum-king: Chicago breweries not jumping on pumpkin beer bandwagon

Pumpking is arguably the most well-known pumpkin beer. (Seth Anderson | Flickr/Creative Commons)

Zachary Holden

October 14, 2014

Fall in the beer world means two things – Oktoberfest and pumpkin beers. However, in Chicago, only one of those seems to be true. Read More »...

Three cheers for local craft beers

Three cheers for local craft beers

Kirsten Onsgard

October 5, 2014

With the craft beer movement more popular than ever, find out why you should expand your beer palate Read More »...

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