Tagged: Stone

abv sampler may 2020

ABV Chicago Monthly Sampler: May 2020

As I sit here assembling this post, taproom patios in the suburbs are preparing to open for the first time in months. Chicago won’t be far behind. While I’m excited for a return to somewhat normalcy, I’m also hesitant to...

stone redemption

Episode 328 – Stone Redemption

When you’ve been around as long as Stone, you’re bound to take some lumps. And lumps we have delivered in the past by subjecting Stone beers to undeserved spots on our Torture Test episodes. Thanks to Lizzie at Stone, we...

torture test 3

Episode 299 – Torture Test III: Pain Train

The most terrible tradition – the Torture Test – returns with our third annual gauntlet of gore as we try and outdo each other with the absolute worst-tasting beers we can find. Throw in some Zombie Skittles, and you have...

blind brut IPA

Episode 258 – Blind Bruts

Opinion on Brut IPAs seems to be passionately divided between love and hate. But many brewers are banking on it gaining traction with the hopes that their version of this wildly inconsistent style will come to define the Brut as...