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black ipas

Episode 369 – Black IPAs

Either through public demand or divine intervention, the Black IPA has made an unexpected comeback in 2021, and We. Are. Here. For. It. We snagged the first five Black IPAs we could to tap into the cultural zeitgeist, and Craig...

local news

Episode 368 – Local News

Tonight, we have the story of five breweries local to Chicagoland who opened amidst a global crisis, and the five beers that lifted the spirits of two weary beer reviewers. It’s ABV Chicago with your Local News – new breweries...

bock

Episode 367 – Bock to Basics

The bitterly cold winter months call for rich and bready lagers, and the bock beer is ready to swaddle you in warming flavors. For this show, we try five very different bock beers that speak to the diversity of the...

oec brewing

Episode 366 – OEC Brewing

We’ve long sought out the strange and elusive beers of Connecticut’s Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores – or OEC Brewing, informally – so we have a ritualistic orientation with six beers from their little secret society. There’s a lot to love from...