Here, chef Stephanie Izard and her husband Gary Valentine call out a few of their favorite breweries in the Midwest.
Dark Horse Brewing Co., Michigan
Izard is partial to the seasonal beers, like a blueberry ale, from this small upstart. darkhorsebrewery.com.
Perennial Artisan Ales, Missouri
Unusual for Belgian-beer specialists, Perennial ages one ale in wine barrels for two years. perennialbeer.com.