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Episode 348 – Chill Pils

It’s as good a time as ever to take time to chill with some simple and refreshing pilsners, so we try to lower our resting heart rates through a little lager love. We drink five different pilsners that offer a...

Third Space Brewing | Double Barrel Nexus

Third Space has been around for 4 years this month! Feels like forever ago we found out about them on our Brew City trip (it was July 2019), but they’ve been a constant presence in my house since then. The trip up isn’t that bad (Transient and Triptych – two of my other close but not really brewery faves – are a bit farther time-wise) and the beers are always solid at worst. So in honor of Third Space’s 4th anniversary, here’s Double Barrel Nexus!

ABV Chicago Monthly Sampler: September 2020

Each month, we like to highlight twelve beverages 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 drinks...


Episode 347 – Illuminated Brew Works

Enshrouded in a dark and mysterious energy, Illuminated Brew Works has become a cult favorite in Chicago – because they are probably an actual cult. Our initial apprehension becomes open-armed acceptance as we ingest Five Sacraments of IBW, and dabble...