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mikerphone duets

Episode 272 – Mikerphone Duets

Mike Pallen and his crew at Mikerphone are some of the most prolific collaborators in the business, and each year they expand their Cool Beer Friends Club by throwing an invitational they call Smells Like A Beer Fest. So to...

forbidden root saisonathon 2019

Saisonathon 2019

Join us as we celebrate saisons with our third annual Saisonathon event during Illinois Craft Beer Week! We’re switching things up a bit this year. Same amount of interesting and diverse saisons – many brewed locally – but at a...

cellar roulette

Episode 271 – Cellar Roulette

It’s a high concept week in the bunker as we gamify our cellars by letting a roll of the dice determine the show’s lineup. Both Craig and Ryan dug deep into their closets to offer up a range of twelve...

forager

Episode 270 – Forager Brewery

Though the name suggests a more rustic approach, Forager Brewery out of Rochester, Minnesota is finding an audience with their adjunct-laden stouts and mixed-culture sours. We get our hands on four dark beers and one barrel-aged sour to learn more...