When is beer not beer? That is the question we’re exploring. The makers of Not Your Father's Root Beer claim it’s beer…but many craft beer enthusiasts say the company has jumped on the craft brew bandwagon to sell what amounts to a flavored malt beverage.
The South Side Masonic Temple sits on the corner of 64th and Green in the heart of Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood. Built in 1921, the seven-story Classical Revival-style building has been abandoned and decaying for decades. The structure begs the question: when do you give up on trying to preserve a historic building?
Craft Beer Week is taking place in Chicago and so Morning Shift thought it was a perfect opportunity to take the pulse of women in craft beer. How have women affected the continued growth of the craft beer craze? And what are the challenges to breaking into the business? We talk with the founder of The pink Boots Society, an education and advocacy organization for aspiring and professional women brewers. Also, a summer events preview. And, music from Ivan & Alyosha.