Author: abvchicago

keeping 2gether

Episode 415 – Keeping 2gether

A sequel to one of our favorite shows of 2021 might seem rushed, but Keeping Together’s time in Chicago is limited. For this one, we drink five more of Averie Swanson’s artful creations in an exercise that honestly feels shamelessly...

non-alcoholic adventure

Episode 414 – Non-Alcoholic Adventure

Though our very existence denies it, we love the idea of Dry January – a time when people can re-evaluate their habits around beer and explore more sober and healthy options. But we never really intended on doing this show...

cold ipas

Episode 413 – Cold IPAs

The Cold IPA itself is an oxymoron. So is it a hopped-up lager, or a lagered-down IPA? Or is it neither? We speak with Doug Veliky, CFO of Revolution Brewing and industry trend-spotter, about why the Cold IPA could be...

double barrel

Episode 412 – Double Barrel Blast

As if barrel-aging alone wasn’t enough, breweries these days are taking beers that have already experienced an extended oak rest and dumping them into another barrel to age even further. We sample five beers that result from this process (or...