The Sip

From beers and breweries to specialty cocktails and wine, here’s the latest news from the beverage industry around Chicago and around the world.

El cierre de la cervecería en el área de Douglass Park afectará a 86 empleados, algunos de los cuales trabajarán a distancia o se trasladarán a California.
The taproom’s closure in Douglass Park will affect 86 employees, some of whom will work remotely or relocate to California.
Noon Whistle Brewing’s timely offering is made with the real insects.
Launched within the last four years, Alexander James, Bull Young Bourbon and Renard Whiskey are carving out space in a historically exclusive industry.
Nutritionists say the general trend of consumers seeking out healthier beverages is a good one. But experts also say people should be cautious and read ingredient labels.
The Kickstarter-backed mocktail bar called Solar Intentions will be joining a growing sober scene in Chicago.
With enthusiasm for craft beer leveling off, Chicago’s Hopewell is on the vanguard of breweries venturing into this drink space — if they can cut the red tape, that is.
Bourbon on Division is offering Swifties an interactive night out during its limited-edition March pop-up in Wicker Park.
This radiant elixir is known by many names, including mulled wine and gluhwein; in Denmark, it’s called glogg.
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While sloe gin is traditionally drunk over ice as a digestif, it is also versatile in modern cocktails.
The “Yellowstone” actor has partnered with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters to unveil a new line of “freshly inspired coffee blends.”
We offer 10 places in Chicago to celebrate Halloween with festive, frightening beverages,
The stars of FX’s “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” — Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton — say their new whiskey, Four Walls, is a tribute to bars and how they’ve shaped our culture.
Are those lower-calorie menu drinks, including a “skinny latte” and various teas really a better option?
Korina Sanchez and Samantha Sanchez have taken the reins of their dad’s Third Coast Hospitality Group, using all of the experience they acquired while growing up in the restaurant business.
K-pop superstars TOMORROW X TOGETHER and NewJeans promise to be a big draw for fans at Lollapalooza.
The founders of Chicago’s Funkytown Brewery went from brewing beer in a garage to winning the national brewing competition.
With mid-shelf bottles of the basic liquors, some inexpensive dry and sweet vermouths, a bottle of Angostura bitters and a few inexpensive bar tools, you can craft popular cocktails at home.