Tagged: blind

single hop blind

Episode 317 – Single Hop Blind

With most blind shows, we aim to learn more about how our biases impact our perception of beer styles, and we are often surprised and enlightened by the results. But not this episode. Our attempts to try and determine hop...

oktoberfest

Episode 292 – Oktoberfest Blind

Like hooded sweatshirts and nutmeg-dusted coffee drinks, Oktoberfests make the impending colder temperatures much more bearable. Is it beer’s most popular seasonal? Probably! We had no problem finding nine different Oktoberfest/Märzen beers, most of which were brewed right here in...

phase three hop butcher

Episode 285 – Phase Three vs. Hop Butcher Blind

The two great local conquests of the haze-chasers in Chicagoland for 2019, Phase Three and Hop Butcher have built a hype train of hops that has no signs of slowing down. So we do some blatant pandering to the beer...

blind saisons

Episode 273 – Blind Saisons

It’s that magical time of year again where the warm weather and budding flowers necessitate the enjoyment of saisons – and it’s also when we have our annual Saisonathon event during Illinois Craft Beer Week on Tuesday, May 14th at...