Tagged: afterthought

june 2021

ABV Chicago Monthly Sampler: June 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...

afterthought saison meer

Saison Meer: Lilac (Wine Barrel Aged) | Afterthought

It has finally happened. After some delay (mainly due to the pandemic), Afterthought finally has a taproom to call their own. Featuring an extensive tap and bottle list, saison lovers in the area have their home. Mike Thorpe has been saving beer from each of his releases since 2019, so there’s no shortage of bottle options available for consumption. With so many options available, go for the wine barrel-aged beer. This guidance has led me to picking Saison Meer: Lilac (Wine Barrel Aged).

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...

30 most memorable 2020

30 Most Memorable Beers of 2020

In 2016, I titled my year-end beer round-up “A Beer to Remember, A Year to Forget.” Our last show of 2017 was called F*** Off 2017. Little did we know. There aren’t even words to describe 2020, since the last...