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Ryan’s 30 Best Beers of 2018

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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The FoBAB 2018 Unofficial Strategy Guide

ABV Chicago’s Unofficial Strategy Guide to the 2018 Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beers.  The Festival of Wood and Barrel-Aged Beers is about to turn 16, so you know it’s going to be a Super Sweet party (and not...

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Oak Park Microbrew Review 2018

The Oak Park Microbrew Review is the unofficial End of Summer Beer Festival Season festival, in my mind. (Which is great because we all need to start preparing for Fall Beer Festival Season, which starts next weekend.) In its 11th...

StoutFest 2018 Remodeled – The Golden Hoagies

Two years is equivalent to a decade in Chicago beer, and StoutFest returned from its last appearance in 2016 to a very different Goose Island Clybourn Brewhouse with a new crop fo breweries ready to take home the coveted StoutFest...