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fobab fantasy draft

ABV Chicago’s FoBAB Fantasy Draft 2019

As if drinking barrel-aged beers from 229 breweries, cideries, and meaderies from all over the country (and the world) was not exciting enough, we’ve come up with a simple way to make the Festival of Wood and Barrel-Aged Beers (FoBAB)...

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...

oak park microbrew review 2019

Oak Park Micro Brew Review 2019

If your only experience with beer fests is attending the Oak Park Micro Brew Review each year, you’d think they were all run smoothly, with plentiful water, reasonably clean and available port-o-potties, and smiling brewery employees pouring a great mix...

school of brett

Episode 280 – School of Brett

For decades, brewers have been harvesting the funk from brettanomyces yeast strains for a variety of purposes. Whether it’s to add some phenolic funk to a sour beer or some fruity depth to an IPA, brett has become a household...