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GABF 2019: Ryan’s 40 Best Beers

Still the biggest and best beer fest around, this year’s Great American Beer Festival featured over 800 breweries, which is roughly 10 percent of the breweries operating in the U.S. at this point in time. Over 2,000 beers were poured,...

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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...

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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Craig’s 30 Most Memorable Beers of 2018

This year in beer was unlike any other in recent memory. The Hazy IPA finally got recognized with its own BJCP and GABF category and spawned two similar styles that became popular – the sour IPA and the Brut IPA....