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 …
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…
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…
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…
Sign of the Times

Sign of the Times

The bright lights of the arrow serve as a guide. Pull over. Stop by on your way home. Maybe it was a long day on the job. Perhaps there’s cause for celebration. Regardless, the neon sign at Rudy’s Liquors promises a nip and a tote, a little now and more to tote home. 
History and spirits combine at distillery

History and spirits combine at distillery

Believe it or not, Star Union Spirits owners' first love was not spirits. It was wine.On a camping trip about a decade ago, Jeff Yosowitz gave Bob Windy a sample of his homemade wine. Windy enjoyed it so much, he asked Yosowitz to teach him how to make his own. It started a frien…
Utica's 50th Annual Burgoo To Feature Signature Brew

Utica's 50th Annual Burgoo To Feature Signature Brew

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Utica’s biggest festival, the La Salle County Historical Society Canal Market has teamed up with Tangled Roots Brewing Company to produce a special Burgoo-themed brew!So what exactly is Burgoo?Burgoo is a benefit festival hosted by the La Sall…
7 drinking destinations in Starved Rock Country

7 drinking destinations in Starved Rock Country

Starved Rock is going to be a happening place this weekend, and after a few hours of enjoying Illinois' favorite Labor Day destination, you'll probably want to track down a place to cool off and have a drink or two. We've got you covered, here's a guide to seven of the best water…
Illinois Beer Festival to host 100-plus craft brews

Illinois Beer Festival to host 100-plus craft brews

This Saturday, celebrate our state's thriving craft beer industry at the fourth annual Illinois Beer Festival in Morris. More than 100 beers, coming from 40 of Illinois' best breweries, will be available to taste, right in the heart of scenic Starved Rock Country.Last year’s Illi…