Crafty local bars push self-branded brewskis they didn’t make

  • Who made that beer? If it’s good, who cares?

As regulars of many, many watering holes around town, we’ve found a funny trend: Bars without their own breweries offering their own brands of beer. It’s not a bad gimmick for tavern owners, who buy some not-so-great beer from breweries, slap the establishments’ names on the kegs and hang up signs in restrooms touting the impostor suds.

In anticipation of a summer spent regulating our body temperature with cold drinks in dark bars, we sampled five bar-branded brews.

Categories: Dining, Food & Drink