ABV Chicago Podcast

cream team

Episode 430 – Cream Team

One of America’s few original styles also happens to be a commonly misunderstood one. The Cream Ale has no dairy or lactose (much to Craig’s chagrin) but is instead much more similar to the flavorful and easy-drinking K√∂lsch. We drink...

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...

haze court

Episode 429 – Haze Court

We’ve been summoned to do our civic duty in Haze Court, giving five hazy beers their due process through our arbitrary‚Ķarbitration. We’re ready to be convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that we should drop the charges against haze, and sentence...