In our minds, there’s hardly a better combination than drinking beer and appreciating baseball – a pastime as wholesome as apple pie milkshake IPAs. So we step into the box, looking to square up five tasty beers from Midwestern breweries...
Brad Clark should be a name that rings a bell. I’m pretty sure you’re familiar with Jackie O’s, for which he was head brewer and director of brewing operations since 2005 (basically the beginning of Jackie O’s). He recently left, but there was no animosity in the split – Clark simply wanted to be closer to his then fiancé (now wife) Adair Paterno (of Sante Adairius Rustic Ales). Naturally, he decided to start a new brewery called Private Press.
Major League Baseball Opening Day is one of my favorite holidays. Winter should be gone (but sometimes stays around), the weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer and, as a teacher, the school year is almost over.