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ba chicago stouts

Episode 400 – Barrel-Aged Chicago Stouts

To recognize the improbable 400th episode of this show, we take it all the way back to the beginning – with a little added age. We revisit the same five local breweries from “Episode 1 – Chicago Stouts” – but...

west coast

Episode 350 – Bless This West

In need of a haze hiatus but unwilling to give up our hop addiction, we are ISO IBUs as we sample through five West Coast-style IPAs to travel back to a time of malt, bitterness, and clarity. It was exactly...

craft seltzers

Episode 344 – Craft Seltzers

We held out so long on seltzers, until the exact moment when we saw some of our favorite breweries releasing their takes on the flavored malt beverage craze. Are they any more refined or impressive than the tacky trendsetters filling...

kveik

Episode 290 – Kveik Beers

The *ahem* hot new yeast on the scene for both homebrewers and professionals alike is actually an ancient and pastoral tradition, propagated by Norwegian farmers and evolved by necessity. Kveik yeast offers undeniable positives for brewers: it ferments fast and...