Tangled Roots Celebrates 4 Year Anniversary With 17 New Beers

Tangled Roots Celebrates 4 Year Anniversary With 17 New Beers

Starved Rock Country's own Tangled Roots Brewing Company will be celebrating their fourth anniversary this Saturday, February 22nd! In honor of this auspicious occasion, the Ottawa-based craft brewery will be releasing 17, yes 17, limited run beers. Here's an inside look at what …
Homegrown Wines

Homegrown Wines

August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. in Downtown Utica is Starved Rock Country’s award winning winery. August Hill Winery has been making wine since 2002. The Winery includes caves for aging wine, a tasting room, a sparkling wine program, and a staff that is family. Enjoy …
Craft Beer and Burgers at Starved Rock Lodge

Craft Beer and Burgers at Starved Rock Lodge

From now through the end of April, Starved Rock Lodge's Backdoor Lounge, and renowned Lodge Restaurant, will be offering a special craft beer and burger deal every Monday, for lunch and dinner.[Photo credit Starved Rock Lodge]Starved Rock Lodge's on-site restaurant is a widely co…
Tangled Roots Unveils 'High and Tight' Barley Wine

Tangled Roots Unveils 'High and Tight' Barley Wine

Tangled Roots and Alter Brewing Company have been running into each other at beer festivals for years, now these two titans of the Illinois craft beer scene have come together for a special collaboration called “High and tight”, launching Thursday, January 30th."This is our sixth…
Traveling History Roadshow Arrives At Iniga Pizzeria

Traveling History Roadshow Arrives At Iniga Pizzeria

On Tuesday, January 7, head to Inigia Pizzeria in beautiful downtown Ottawa for an evening of authentic neopolitan pizza, hand crafted cocktails and rousing historical stories - offered at no extra cost! Here's everything you need to know about this evening with Awesome Ottawa To…
2 Rivers Wine and Dine Progressive Dinner

2 Rivers Wine and Dine Progressive Dinner

Ottawa's first 2 Rivers Wine and Dine promises to be a night to remember, pairing great company, amazing food, wine, beer and bourbon tastings in the heart of Starved Rock Country!Departure: Red Dog Grill Stop Two: The Lone Buffalo By Tangled Roots Brewing Co. Final Stop: Red Dog…
Honest Abe's Is A Hidden Gem In Starved Rock Country

Honest Abe's Is A Hidden Gem In Starved Rock Country

Just outside of historic downtown Morris, you'll find a presidential-themed restaurant that's serving up some delicious burgers and quality craft beer."We're a neighborhood place, so we don't really advertise what's on tap. People passing through the area are always pretty shocke…
Vibe and Variety at Barrel Society

Vibe and Variety at Barrel Society

The Barrel Society stocks 100 whiskeys, 40 beers and 17 cocktails. The drink menus hit the bar with a thwack! They’re as thick as high school yearbooks. That’s the variety.Several of the bottled pleasures on the shelf at Barrel Society come from Gorogianis’ home region of Chicago…
Five Great Coffee Shops Across Starved Rock Country

Five Great Coffee Shops Across Starved Rock Country

From cold brew to drive-thru, these five destinations are pouring great cups of coffee across Starved Rock Country! Here's a quick guide to help you find a coffee shop that fits your tastes and preferences.Flour House Bakery & Coffee Sally Sue's Bean Box Espresso Lock 16 Café and…
Small batch beer to benefit Northwestern Memorial Foundation

Small batch beer to benefit Northwestern Memorial Foundation

Starved Rock Country's own Tangled Roots Brewing Company returns with the eighth installment of 'Girls Brew Too', an on-going series of experimental small-batch beers, brewed by the women of Tangled Roots. Best of all, for this round of Girls Brew Too, a dollar of every pint sold…