Josh Noel

Josh Noel is the author of "Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out: Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch and How Craft Beer Became Big Business" and writes about travel and beer for the Chicago Tribune.

John Reading

John Hall, founder of Goose Island Beer Co., on the porch behind his Chicago townhouse on a warm September afternoon, reading a draft of "Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out" for the first time, for fact checking purposes.

His verdict? "Good."