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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)...

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...

mikerphone duets

Episode 272 – Mikerphone Duets

Mike Pallen and his crew at Mikerphone are some of the most prolific collaborators in the business, and each year they expand their Cool Beer Friends Club by throwing an invitational they call Smells Like A Beer Fest. So to...

stoutfest 2019 layout

StoutFest 2019

For the second year in the renovated Goose Island Brewhouse, over 30 breweries came to ruin your Monday by pouring a heavy set of adjuncted stouts on a Sunday at Stoutfest 2019. The biggest news from StoutFest came during the...