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american-made mexican-style lagers

Episode 354 – American-Made Mexican-Style Lagers

We’re on flavor sabbatical for a week, so we’re looking around for minor trends to cover that we haven’t properly explored. As a twist on the traditional German lager, Mexican-Style lagers usually use maize or corn as part of the...

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ABV Chicago’s FoBAB Fantasy League 2020: Draft Results

(If you’re interested in running your own Fantasy FoBAB league, check out our setup and Power Rankings in this post.) With the livestream of the Festival of Wood and Barrel-aged Beers happening this Saturday at 3PM CST on the FoBAB...

cruz blanca luchadors 2020

Episode 353 – Cruz Blanca Luchadors 2020

For a few years running, Cruz Blanca‘s Luchador series has been perhaps the most inspired and creative lineup of the holy trinity of Chicago barrel-aged beer special releases. We get a mouthful on this episode, as we drink through all...

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Episode 337 – Saisonathon at Home

Once we accepted the cancellation of beer fests for the foreseeable future, we knew we had a hole to fill. A farmhouse hole. So, we do our best to recreate one of our favorite annual events – our annual Illinois...