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central wisconsin craft collective

Episode 263 – Central Wisconsin Craft Collective

Deep in the heart of Wisconsin, there exists a not-so-secret society of like-minded artisans – specializing in beer, liquor, and wine – that have formed a collective to bring more tourists to the area. And for some reason, they thought...

black project

Episode 262 – Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales

Since our first encounter with James and Sarah Howat’s Black Project back at GABF in 2015, we’ve wanted to dedicate a show to their spontaneously-fermented wild ales. So we’re understandably jazzed about this whole deal, and the lineup of five...

afterthought

Episode 261 – Afterthought Brewing

Now that bottles of Afterthought beers are starting to leave Lombard to reach more drinkers in the Chicagoland area, we celebrate by popping five elegant saisons from Mike Thorpe’s small-yet-acclaimed brewery. Using mostly Midwestern ingredients, Afterthought’s saisons are about as...

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Episode 260 – Deep Wood Deeper Dive

After the first five Deep Wood releases, Revolution Brewing could’ve taken the rest of the season off and enjoyed a victory lap. Instead, they drop five more barrel-aged beers that might be collectively better than the first half. We taste...