• Beer Reviews
  • It’s (Coffee)-IPA Day!

      Today is National IPA Day! Apparently! In celebration, relive the magic of two recent Coffee IPA reviews: BIG RED TUGBOAT COFFEE IPA // RAM BREWERY & TUGBOAT COFFEE ROASTERS   I honestly wasn’t expecting much from this beer, but I was surprised to find that Big Red Tugboat was incredible. What this beer got […]

  • Beer Reviews
  • Graveyard Shift Coffee Pale Ale // Arcade Brewery

    Arcade Brewery Graveyard Shift Coffee Pale Ale

    The Graveyard Shift Coffee Pale Ale collaboration comes from two of the most exciting Chicago-based craft beverage producers: Arcade Brewery and Dark Matter Coffee Company. The collaboration came about through a friendship between the two companies. The beer was part of Arcade’s Public Brew series, a quarterly beer where they crowd source the name and label from the community through various […]

  • Americas
  • Brickstone Brewery and Dark Matter Coffee Company // Dark Secret Imperial Stout

    Dark Secret Imperial Stout

    Every Black Friday, Bourbonnais, Illinois’s Brickstone Brewery releases their signature Dark Secret—a Russian Imperial Stout brewed with a coffee variant. (Black Friday was, of course, several weeks ago now but I managed to find a holdout bottle at my local liquor store.) This year, Brickstone teamed up with Chicago’s Dark Matter Coffee Company to be […]