Archives for the ‘Beer’ Category

Free tickets to the Wisconsin Beer Lovers Festival!

By • Jun 12th, 2011 • Category: Beer, Other Stuff

The Wisconsin Beer Lovers Festival has given us two pairs of tickets to their upcoming festival! We want to give these tickets to people who can attend, so please only enter if you know you can go (the fest is Saturday, June 18th just outside of Milwaukee). We’re going to make this really easy for [...]



Take the June State Beer Challenge!

By • May 30th, 2011 • Category: Beer, Other Stuff

Does your home state have a great beer selection? Do YOU think you can complete the June State Beer challenge? Basically, the rules are simple. To properly complete the challenge, you will only drink beer produced in the state where you are currently drinking. This means that if you have a trip planned to Colorado [...]



Five Years of Mapping Beer!

By • Nov 3rd, 2010 • Category: Beer, Site News

Boy, time does fly when you’re having fun! Come celebrate Five Years of Beer Mapping at Small Bar Fullerton in Chicago (Beer Mapping Link) on Friday, November 12th. At 7pm the first of five special casks will be getting wacked with the hammer. Come out and hang out with Beer Mappers and our friends over [...]



Chicago Rare Beer Night!

By • May 17th, 2010 • Category: Beer, Other Stuff, Site News

Beer Mapping and Hop Cast have joined forces to present this awesome event at Small Bar Fullerton. There will be barrels of rare beer poured as well as a couple of firkins sitting on the bar. Our goal was to get local breweries to bring us something that is rarely seen on tap. We hope [...]



Your Favorite Brewpub Chain?

By • Jun 17th, 2009 • Category: Beer, Other Stuff

The Beer Mapping Project wants to know what your favorite Brewpub chain is? Scroll down to vote in the poll for your favorite. We’re using a fairly loose definition of a Chain Brewpub. We decided that the locations all need to have brewing equipment and a Brewpub Chain needs to have 3 or more locations [...]



Is Your Local Pub Ready for the Digital TV Transition?

By • Jun 11th, 2009 • Category: Beer, Other Stuff

Most likely. But there’s only one way to find out. Go visit tomorrow night, or throughout the weekend and see if their TVs are still working. If not, maybe someone at the bar would like to have a conversation instead? Plug in your address in our search engine to find out which bars or brewpubs [...]



36 Hours in Chicago

By • May 22nd, 2009 • Category: Beer, Other Stuff

Inspired by the threesome attack of stlhops.com, hoosierbeergeek.com and madisonbeerreview.com and their “36 Hours in…” campaign, we’ve decided to do our own for Chicago, IL. Chicago is a great city to visit and a super city to drink beer in. We’re starting our theoretical trip on Friday around 5pm and we’re running it through Sunday [...]



Drink Craft Beer, Eat Hamburgers, Be Happy

By • May 5th, 2009 • Category: Beer, Other Stuff

American Craft Beer Week is coming soon. Next week to be exact (May 11th through 17th). If you haven’t already, you need to start making preparations to maximize your week to the best of your abilities! If you already knew about Craft Beer Week, you might be unaware of the fact that May is not [...]



Let’s Help Liberate Alabama’s Hops

By • Apr 28th, 2009 • Category: Beer, Other Stuff

Since you still have some cash left over from your last trip to your favorite beer store, you should invest that money in a great organization seeking to change beer laws in Alabama. Check out the: Free the Hops ‘Drink Pretty Good, Don’t It’ Rare Beer Raffle. Starting at a mere 4 dollars, you can [...]



No Pub Crawler Left Behind

By • Apr 20th, 2009 • Category: Beer, Other Stuff

It seems that after the dust cleared, our 4th Annual Beer Mapping/CTA Pub Crawl was a dramatic success! No beer drinker was left behind (except for those that could only make it one stop and this one guy who went for a falafel and almost didn’t come back). I saw a few cameras snapping so [...]