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craft seltzers

Episode 344 – Craft Seltzers

We held out so long on seltzers, until the exact moment when we saw some of our favorite breweries releasing their takes on the flavored malt beverage craze. Are they any more refined or impressive than the tacky trendsetters filling...

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Episode 311 – Danks for Legal Weed

The start of legalized marijuana in Illinois has been a real mixed bag with massive lines and product shortages dominating the headlines. So rather than feeling empty-handed, why not head to the beer aisle for a taste of the dank?...

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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)...

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GABF 2019: Top 40 Breweries

Here at ABV Chicago, we deal heavily in arbitrarity. Weekly, we review and rank beers as they wrap around our particular personal preferences, so we acknowledge that our opinions shouldn’t be taken too seriously. When it comes to narrowing down...