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Woman sips beer

Laurin Mack revitalized her family’s beer making legacy.

Tracy Hurst

Woman sips beer

Laurin Mack revitalized her family’s beer making legacy.

Tracy Hurst

How one Chicagoan modernized her great-great-great grandfather’s beer recipes

In 2020, Laurin Mack re-opened the Conrad Seipp Brewing Company.

Laurin Mack revitalized her family’s beer making legacy.

Tracy Hurst

   

Laurin Mack loves Chicago and loves beer, and she decided to share the story of Conrad Seipp’s brewing legacy and the beers that “built Chicago.” She excavated the recipe for Seipp’s pre-Prohibition pale ale, and several years – and two styles of beer later – you can now purchase Seipp beer at select Binny’s and Jewel locations.

Reset sat down with Mack to learn more about “the beer that built Chicago” and the process of re-creating the past for the present moment.

GUEST: Laurin Mack, owner, Conrad Seipp Brewing Company

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