Tagged: Maplewood

chicago hop leaders

Episode 339 – Chicago Hop Leaders

Recent years have seen a surprising emergence of Chicago as one of the top destinations for hop enthusiasts, bolstered by a few well-publicized national medals and hype-inducing haze makers. But there were those that helped reshape our palates in the...

ABV Chicago Monthly Sampler: June 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 beer reviews. ´╗┐Some of these...

Maplewood Tiger Mountain

Maplewood Brewing & Distillery’s Tiger Mountain

Maplewood has slowly been brewing up some hype and demand. Their Cuppa series sells out extremely fast – sometimes before I wake up – and their hazy offerings are not that far behind. But their secret weapon are their lagers....

milkshakes handshakes

Episode 331 – Milkshakes Not Handshakes

Soothing that early summer heat with big ol’ glasses of lactose and hops, we’re sharing shakes from afar this week with the hopes of better understanding our complicated relationship with this popular style. We have five very different milkshake IPAs...