Author: Ryan I.

monthly sampler january 2023

ABV Chicago Monthly Sampler: January 2023

Each month, we like to highlight twelve drinks we found personally interesting, delicious, or exciting from (mostly) local sources with the hopes of passing on our recommendations to those that are interested in reading arbitrary reviews. Some of these were...

top beers 2022

Ryan’s Top 40 Beers of 2022

The criteria for the list is simple: these are the best beers that I had this year that were (mostly) released this year. I undoubtedly left off many other great beers I had this year because I’m not a very...

fobab 2022

FoBAB 2022: Highlights and Fantasy League Results

FoBAB is almost legal to drink its own beers. The 20th year of the Festival of Wood and Barrel-Aged Beer returned to the Credit Union 1 Arena (Go Flames!) and went off without a hitch. Breweries participating in the fest...