Beer Fit For a King

By |2011-06-02T04:51:15+00:00June 2nd, 2011|Brewing|

The halls of Hapa's Brewing were ripe with the smells of Brew Day.  Distinct aromas of malted barley and raw hops filled our minds with images of cold pints.  [...]

Chi-Town Bound

By |2011-03-27T23:57:00+00:00March 27th, 2011|Breweries, Brewing, Culture|

Chicago is best known for its sports teams, deep dish pizza, and crooked politicians.  A trip to Prairie State this weekend afforded Hapa's a chance to experience two of these Windy [...]

The Stout Is Kegged

By |2011-03-13T17:42:00+00:00March 13th, 2011|Brewing|

A lot happened over the course of last week: gas prices blew up like Barry Bonds' head, the iPad 2 rendered the iPad 1 worthless, and the NFL / [...]

Stout It Out

By |2011-03-07T20:31:00+00:00March 7th, 2011|Brewing|

Eight days after the brewing session, the stout was transferred to a glass carboy for secondary fermentation.  The beer has a great dark color, bordering on pitch black.  The [...]

You Make me Wanna Stout

By |2011-03-03T17:33:00+00:00March 3rd, 2011|Brewing|

Stouts have been all the buzz recently around Hapa's Brewing.  Five of Beer Advocates top ten beers of 2010 were stouts, next week's Tuesday Tasting is a stout, and last [...]