Schwebach seizes the opportunity and helps move Canteen forward

A few years ago, while sharing a pint with Canteen head brewer Zach Guilmette, he made an interesting comment as we looked out on the then-newly-remodeled patio and the full crowd enjoying themselves out there. “Man, Jamie saved this place,” Guilmette said. “I almost thought about walking away, but she turned it around.” Any fans…

Local breweries get their GABF competition entries ready early this year

The Covid-19 pandemic has continued to have an effect on annual craft beer events around the country, whether pushing things back or postponing them outright until 2022. One big example is the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, which usually happens the first weekend of October ever year at the convention center. Instead, the annual…

Hidden Mountain Brewing celebrates its grand opening at long last

This Friday and Saturday, Hidden Mountain, the brewery formerly known as Blue Corn, is celebrating its grand opening at their South Side (and only) location at long last, and they’re pulling out all the stops. Slightly delayed by COVID restrictions, the Hidden Mountain team wanted to wait for the most opportune moment to throw a…