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GABF 2018 – The Unofficial Strategy Guide

Going into our fifth year attending the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, we feel like we’re starting to get better at it. With over 800 breweries pouring more than 4,000 unique beers, it’s necessary to make a pre-fest plan...

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GABF 2018 – Illinois Breweries Pour Lists

There are a fair amount of Illinois breweries attending the 2018 Great American Beer Festival (GABF), so who better than us (um, a lot of people!) to provide a list of what the Illinois breweries are pouring and our recommendations....

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Episode 227 – Chicago Sour IPAs

As an amalgamation of two styles seen as so disparate in their processes, it’s easy to call Sour IPAs a gimmick – a style that cannot nor should not exist – or simply, liquid clickbait.

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Episode 224 – New Crush

Stealing furtive glances from across the liquor store, you let your gaze finally fix on what could be your new summer crush – a local canned beer under six percent alcohol.