Top 44 Hazy New England IPAs and Double IPAs

Galaxie:503 pours a milky deep yellow with a long-lasting white, rocky head. The aroma is a cornucopia of tropical fruit with a focus on fresh mango and pineapple that has an impression of sweetness. A candy-like malt character of cookie dough laced with vanilla emerges behind to provide balance to the hops, along with light …

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Chicago Beer Pass: A Couple Black Lung Beers

Welcome to the Chicago Beer Pass: Your ticket to all the great beer events happening in and around Chicago. On this episode of Chicago Beer Pass, Brad Chmielewski and Nik White  are sipping on some cans from Black Lung Brewing as they talk about what they’ve been up to as the summer draws to a close. …

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Episode 293 – New Chicagoland Sampler

The number of breweries in or around Chicago has surpassed 200 at this point, deflating the opinions of those that speculated about a major bubble bursting in the last few years. But that market density means that breweries must start strong to gain their footing with consumers. On this episode, we’re sampling five beers from …

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Black Lung Brewing Co. Owner & Head Brewer Joshua Grubbs Talks Galaxie:503

We spoke with Black Lung Brewing Co. Owner & Head Brewer Joshua Grubbs about Galaxie:503. BC: Who came up with this beer’s recipe? I came up with the recipe. I brewed it about a half-dozen times as a homebrewer before we were licensed. I messed with the hops each time and settled on a mix of Galaxy, …

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The Beeronaut – lack Lung Brewing

I have been keeping busy adding information about Chicago metro beer places that are reopening for indoor dining now that the whole are have eased into Tier 1 restrictions. Some of these places are still scheduling their openings for indoor dining this weekend. Some will continue to remain closed, or to stick with outdoor service. …

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Episode 147 – Mathew Mayes (Black Lung Brewing)

This week’s featured artist is Mathew Mayes who we came to learn about through his work with Black Lung Brewery.  Mat is an interesting person who wears many hats from Father to Vet to Activist to Tattoo Artist to Label Maker and several in between. To say he has a few different stories to share …

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Chicago Beer Pass: Black Lung Brewing

Welcome to the Chicago Beer Pass: Your ticket to all the great beer events happening in and around Chicago. On this episode of Chicago Beer Pass, Brad Chmielewski and Nik White have Josh Grubbs from Black Lung Brewing joining them. Being stuck at home doesn’t allow you to hit up your regular spots but it does …

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Pubcast 354 – Josh Grubbs of Black Lung Brewing

This week we have another audio / video edition, which is rapidly becoming our ‘new normal’ in these Covid-19 times. So, you can choose your viewing or listening option! Despite those Covid problems, Josh Grubbs is pushing forward with getting his taproom ready to open in 2021. Black Lung Brewing Company is currently producing their …

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Black Lung Brewing hopes to open tap room in Round Lake Beach in January

After brewing beer in his garage and giving it away to friends and family for years, Josh Grubbs came to a point where he needed to make a big decision: take the next step and start a brewery or be satisfied with being a home brewer. “If I don’t do it now, when am I …

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Grayslake man to open Black Lung Brewing Company taproom in Round Lake Beach

Brewed in Waukegan, Solidarity, Candy Factory, Sun Beat Down, Hazy Double and Your What Hurts beers are sold at more than 50 liquor stores, bottle shops, bars and restaurants in the Chicago area by craft brewer Black Lung Brewing Company. Starting four years ago in owner and brewer Josh Grubbs’ Grayslake garage, Black Lung plans …

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Black Lung Brewing launches online fundraiser for new Round Lake Beach taproom

Black Lung Brewing Co. founder and head brewer Josh Grubbs launched an internet fundraiser this month to ensure the company has the cash needed to open a new Round Lake Beach taproom in January. The company has received $3,570 in pledged donations so far through its campaign on Kickstarter.com with about a month to go …

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Black Lung Brewing hits goal in online fundraiser for new Round Lake Beach taproom

With days still left to go before a Dec. 21 deadline, Black Lung Brewing Co. exceeded its $15,000 goal in an online fundraiser launched to ensure the company could afford to open a new Round Lake Beach taproom in January. The company has received $16,646 in pledged donations so far through its campaign on Kickstarter.com. …

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State allows indoor dining just in time for Black Lung Brewing Company’s opening in Round Lake Beach

Black Lung Brewing Company owner Josh Grubbs spent most of the six months getting his Round Lake Beach taproom ready to open wondering if he could serve any customers. Two days before the ribbon-cutting, he got his answer from the state of Illinois. Black Lung opened its taproom Thursday in Round Lake Beach, pouring beers …

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Black Lung Brewing is Now Open!!Come experience Black Lung Brewing in person

Hours

Thursday 4pm – 10pm
Friday & Saturday 3pm – 10pm
Sunday 12pm – 6pm
Monday – Wednesday Closed

Walk-ins for bar space only.

Reservations strongly encouraged!