decmeber 2020

ABV Chicago Monthly Sampler: December 2020

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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Episode 360 – Exciting! Barrel-Aged Stouts!

We might as well send off 2020 on an upbeat note and just get wild with the ingredients, so we let it all hang out on this mixed five pack of barrel-aged variant stouts from local breweries. Each of these...

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Vanilla Bourbon Dosvidanya | DESTIHL Brewery

Much like most barrel-aged stouts these days, DESTIHL’s Dosvidanya has returned in November! DESTIHL has seized on recent trends by releasing five variants of its award-winning barrel-aged stout in 16 ounce cans, half of which received the limited “Brewery Only” tag. Dosvidanya Vanilla Bourbon is one such variant.

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ABV Chicago’s FoBAB Fantasy League 2020: Final Results

If there’s any positive to not having the best Chicago beer festival (and Illinois Brewers Guild fundraiser) this year, it was much easier to score the FoBAB Fantasy League, not having to juggle a tasting glass sloshing over with sticky...