Emmett’s Brewing Company

Emmett’s McCarthy Red Ale

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Tonight, I was vain, I’ll admit. I wanted a pretty beer. It may sound strange, when you drink beer, not stare at it, but its true, I was looking for a good lookin’ brew. And I found one in McCarthy Red Ale. This red ale was definitely that, a beautiful auburn, confident as can be. […] ... [Read more]

Emmett’s Robust Porter

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First off, I’m not a huge porter fan. That was, until this porter hit my unsuspecting tongue. In general, porters are a bit weak for me, I like big, smooth and robust and typically the porter just doesn’t hit those notes for me. This one, however, is a whole different story. As I said, robust […] ... [Read more]

Emmett’s 1871 Lager

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The more you understand something, the more appreciation you have. At least that’s my general feeling. With beer, it often goes the same way. Yesterday, I had the absolute pleasure of a personalized tour, meal and tasting at Emmett’s Ale House in Palatine, IL. I will, in further detail, describe more of the tour, setting, […] ... [Read more]

Emmett’s Victory Pale Ale

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While this beer in bottle form is a new arrival, the significance behind it is rather nostalgic. Last summer I had the privilege of being on a softball team with a random group of guys. Our captain got Emmett’s Ale House to sponsor us which would turn out to be a welcomed backer. Whether we […] ... [Read more]