Chicago Brewing Company’s Beer Sampler Rules

The Chicago Brewing Company. C'mon inside -- beer heaven awaits.

Written by Ken Miller for lasvegasweekly.com

Let’s face it—there are a number of great brewpubs in the Las Vegas Valley. I had the opportunity to meet up with a buddy who lives in the north side of town last weekend, and we decided on Chicago Brewing Company (2201 S. Fort Apache, 254-3333), as it was an almost equal distance from both our homes. Being beer buffs, we wasted no time in ordering the beer sampler, a staple of any respectable brewpub.
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Cambridge Brewing Co. off to a great start with its first bottled beers

This is the Cambridge Brewing in Mass., not Granby, CT-PGA

Written by Steve Greenlee for Bostonglobe.com

Cambridge Brewing Co. has been pouring great beer in Kendall Square since 1989, but only recently did the brewpub begin bottling its beverages.

It started last fall, when CBC put its hot-selling fall ale, the Great Pumpkin, in 22-ounce bottles. Now the brewpub is selling two year-round beers – a Belgian tripel called Tripel Threat and a Belgian IPA called the Audacity of Hops – as well as a rotation of single-batch beers, the first of which is a Scotch ale.

Why start bottling now?