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half acre far and away

Half Acre’s Far And Away: Beer List Breakdown

This past Friday, Half Acre released the beer list “as we know it” for their first invitational beer fest, Far and Away. The festival, which takes place on Saturday, October 13th atop the Harris Theater in Millennium Park, is comprised...

Bourbon County 2018 lineup

First Impressions: Bourbon County 2018

We were fortunate enough to be invited by Goose Island to try their upcoming 2018 Bourbon County Brand lineup, featuring the most Bourbon County beers ever released by Goose Island in one year (a big thanks to Goose Island and...

hops

Episode 244 – Hops! We Did It Again

Taking three New England-made hoppy beers and pitting them against three Chicago ones in a blind taste test would seem like a novel idea, if we hadn’t already done it like 11 months ago. But here it’s a fresh crop...

GABF 2018

GABF 2018: Craig’s Awards

This GABF was full of some firsts and last. First time there were hazy categories and medals. First time with food trucks and two new sponsored booths – Jameson caskmates and Buffalo Wild Wings. Last with Charlie Papazian as head...