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Episode 310 – Under the Table and Drinking

It’s flavorful yet restrained. It’s refreshing and sessionable. And it’s loosely bound by any real style designation. It’s the table beer! We explore five Chicago-area takes on this non-style that seems to borrow a little magic from Belgian farmhouses before...

Ryan’s Top 50 Beers of 2019

The criteria for the list is simple: these are the best beers that I had this year that were released this year. Most of these were packaged but some were from draft pours or at festivals (if I had multiple...

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30 Most Memorable Beers of 2019

The Year in Beer 2019 featured some well-tread areas – shocking (and some not-so-shocking) brewery sales, cramming your grocery store shopping cart in the mash tun – along with some that we didn’t see or expect, such as hard seltzer...

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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)...