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Kelsmas | 1840 Brewing

I love when breweries take chances and do weird things. Not necessarily putting weird or an excessive amount of things into the mash tun, but trying different things with traditional styles. My eyes light up and it makes me want...

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ABV Chicago Monthly Sampler: April 2021

Each month, we like to highlight twelve beers 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...

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African Drinking Chocolate | 1840 Brewing

Brewers take inspiration for their beers wherever they can find it. Regional specialties, something from their youth, or food and drinks from other cultures (Mexican cake remains a  popular one) come tumbling into the bottle and mash tun. Early on,...

Ryan’s Top 50 Beers of 2020

The criteria for the list is simple: these are the best beers that I had this year that were released this year. In the past, I had included festival and draft pours that obviously were not much of an option...