Indie Pint Adventures

We're on the pursuit of hoppiness.

A Trip (or Two) to Evanston’s Newest Brew Pub, Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.

Smylie Brothers Brewing Co. only opened on June 24, about two weeks ago, and I’ve already been there twice. It’s safe to say I have a new favorite local brew pub. Located … Continue reading

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Lager Lovin’ Ladies

Chicago women are crafting a beer community of their own to educate and empower.   Humulus Lupulus, commonly known as hops, grow male and female flowers on separate plants. Brewers … Continue reading

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Sunset: 5 Satisfying Pumpkin Beers

Guess what?! While interning at Sunset magazine in the glorious San Francisco Bay Area, Caroline wrote a post on pumpkin beers made in the west. 

November 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Review: Odell Tree Shaker

On a quest to find the perfect peach beer, we knew we needed a peach IPA in our life – not a peach wheat (oh hey, Wheach), not a peach … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Half Acre Brewery Tour

On May 10, we ventured to Lincoln Square to check out Half Acre Beer Company. The brewery holds tours each Saturday at 11 a.m., and they only allow 60 people … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment