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oak park microbrew review 2019

Oak Park Micro Brew Review 2019

If your only experience with beer fests is attending the Oak Park Micro Brew Review each year, you’d think they were all run smoothly, with plentiful water, reasonably clean and available port-o-potties, and smiling brewery employees pouring a great mix...

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StoutFest 2019

For the second year in the renovated Goose Island Brewhouse, over 30 breweries came to ruin your Monday by pouring a heavy set of adjuncted stouts on a Sunday at Stoutfest 2019. The biggest news from StoutFest came during the...

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...

fobab strategy guide

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...