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great taste of the midwest 2021

Great Taste of the Midwest 2021

It’s been at least 16 months by my count since my last traditional beer festival. (FoBAB 2019 for me I believe.) Despite the Delta variant wrecking havoc on the nation, the Great Taste of the Midwest took place again in...

dovetail fraise

Fraise | Dovetail Brewing

It was June of 2016. A new brewery opened its doors in Chicago, focusing on continental European styles. Only a lager, hefeweizen and rauchbier were on tap then. They would continue to put other styles on throughout the rest of the year, but there was something brewing on the second floor of this brewery. Dovetail Brewing began brewing their lambic-style beers from the get-go, but it would be sometime before things like Fraise became available.

fobab fantasy draft

FoBAB Fantasy Draft: Power Rankings 2019

If you’re playing along at home with your own FoBAB Fantasy Draft for the 2019 season, we the non-experts at ABV Chicago have drafted up our Double-Barrel Power Rankings for your draft preparation.  (Check out the results of our very...

craig's choice

Episode 297 – Craig’s Choice

It’s a joyous time in the ABV bunker as we celebrate Craig’s engagement by letting him pick a lineup of seemingly incongruous beers that are as significant as they are interesting. With a mix of cellar dives and recent finds,...