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30 most memorable beers of 2023

30 Most Memorable Beers of 2023

We started this podcast almost ten years ago. The following ten years have been a “best of times, worst of times” situation. Personal things, elections, and, you know, a global pandemic will do that. But throughout that span breweries have...

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ABV Chicago Monthly Sampler: September 2023

At the end of each month, we like to highlight twelve drinks 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....

GABF 2023: Ryan’s Top 40 Beers

After taking a week or so to gather my thoughts and review my notes, I came up with this (extremely arbitrary) top 35 list of the best beers I had on the GABF floor. Following this list, I’ve also highlighted...

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GABF 2023: The Recap

The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) returned once again for its 41st year in 2023. About 9,300 beers were judged from 2,033 breweries for the awards portion and more than 500 breweries poured on the festival floor. While some interesting...