Category: Beer Reviews

barb attacks

Barb Attacks | Dutchbag Beer Co.

I think it has finally happened. Summer may just have arrived in Chicago. At least the temperatures did! For me that means putting away the barrel-aged things and reaching for something light, flavorful, and refreshing. (Not that I still won’t...

Three Year Bourbon Barrel Barleywine | Central Waters

Ah yes, Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Barleywine (BBB). Back when they were teenagers, Central Waters would release BBB during their anniversary party in late January along with their anniversary beer. Apparently that hasn’t been the case in the recent past,...

monthly sampler april 2022

ABV Chicago Monthly Sampler: April 2022

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...

lil beaver whole lotta wonderful

Whole Lotta Wonderful | Lil Beaver

Ah, the festival pour. The not-so-mythic libation that towers above all other libations at a beer festival. Very, very flavorful, the festival pour slays at the two to three ounces you get at the festival but wears you down with...