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Ryan’s Top 50 Beers of 2021

The criteria for the list is simple: these are the best beers that I had this year that were released this year. I undoubtedly left off many other great beers I had this year because I’m not a very good...

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Episode 412 – Double Barrel Blast

As if barrel-aging alone wasn’t enough, breweries these days are taking beers that have already experienced an extended oak rest and dumping them into another barrel to age even further. We sample five beers that result from this process (or...

ABV Chicago Monthly Sampler: December 2021

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 reviews. Some of these drinks...

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ABV Chicago’s Fantasy FoBAB League 2021 Results

The return of the Festival of Wood and Barrel-Aged Beers in its 19th year brought many changes, and almost all of them were for the better. Utilizing the main floor and concourse of the Credit 1 Arena allowed for much...