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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...

ABV Chicago Monthly Sampler: September 2020

Each month, we like to highlight twelve beverages 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 347 – Illuminated Brew Works

Enshrouded in a dark and mysterious energy, Illuminated Brew Works has become a cult favorite in Chicago – because they are probably an actual cult. Our initial apprehension becomes open-armed acceptance as we ingest Five Sacraments of IBW, and dabble...

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Episode 326 – Curbside Haze

This week, we celebrate the resilience of local breweries and bottle shops that are still finding a way to keep getting hazy IPAs into the begloved fans of the juice. Though not necessarily the most hyped haze producers in the...