Feast and Field heads into the woods this week to explore the unique flavors of foraged and farmhouse beer with southern Illinois’ Scratch Brewing Company. By sourcing local and wild ingredients, Scratch connects its unique product to the land on which it is produced.
If you’re not an expert beer drinker quite yet, we break down terms and flavor profiles to know so you can order your next brew with confidence. Raise your glass to warmer weather and use up a few of those leftover bottles in your fridge with some beer-based cocktail recipes from Illinois’ iconic 17th Street Barbeque.
Scratch Brewing Company uses local ingredients for their remarkable foraged beer.
The southern Illinois property is lush and verdant — no wonder it's been called one of the most beautiful places in the world to drink beer.
Journey into the woods to see what makes farmhouse and foraged beers different.
What’s a hop? How does yeast affect beer’s flavor? What’s the difference between an ale and a lager? All these questions are making us thirsty.