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triple ipas

Episode 355 – Triple IPAs

Once more of a niche taproom-only style, the Triple IPA has become a more common sight on the shelves thanks to craft beer customers who never say no to more. Hazy or not, these five beers are aiming for the...

american-made mexican-style lagers

Episode 354 – American-Made Mexican-Style Lagers

We’re on flavor sabbatical for a week, so we’re looking around for minor trends to cover that we haven’t properly explored. As a twist on the traditional German lager, Mexican-Style lagers usually use maize or corn as part of the...

cruz blanca luchadors 2020

Episode 353 – Cruz Blanca Luchadors 2020

For a few years running, Cruz Blanca‘s Luchador series has been perhaps the most inspired and creative lineup of the holy trinity of Chicago barrel-aged beer special releases. We get a mouthful on this episode, as we drink through all...

goose island bourbon county 2020

Episode 352 – Bourbon County 2020

In preparation for a Black Friday like never before, we got a chance to sample through this year’s full lineup of Goose Island‘s Bourbon County to help you decide exactly how many online lotteries to enter. Though there are no...