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Beer Bloggers Conference

We’re back in Bloomington and still recouping from The Beer Bloggers Conference in Asheville! The conference brings together beer bloggers from all over to meet, drink, and strategize; and after …

Side Trail Series #5 Bottled Blonde

How Many Blondes Does It Take?

Bottled Blonde is the winning beer from our 2015 UpCup Homebrewing Competition. Chris Hoover’s recipe was selected as best in show out of 67 total entries, earning him the …

Side Trail Burger

We’re offering a new weekly special at the Bloomington Brewpub – the Side Trail Burger! Every Monday, Chef Paddy will create a new burger with seasonal and local ingredients.  This week …

Oktoberfest is coming!

The printing press. The automobile. all those sausages. The Germans have given us many wonderful things over the years, but we’d put their beers at the top of that list. …

Public Sour Sale

Save the date: August Public Sour Sale is August 8!

Limited availability of styles include:

Sour Reserve #6

Bottles will be available for purchase at all Upland locations. Click here for information on …

Raise the roof.

July 1 we added three new tanks – Hanz, Franz, and Greta –  to our production facility over on the westside of Bloomington!

See where the magic happens and get a …

Side Trail Series #4 Beard of Paradise

Let’s Go Tropical.

Created by our very own Viking cowboy, astrophysicist, champion fencer, bottling line tamer, and all round mechanical guru of the brewery: Nikolous Cox, AKA Bender, this brew is …