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monthly sampler january

ABV Chicago Monthly Sampler: January 2020

We’re starting off 2020 with a new feature for our website: the ABV Chicago Monthly Sampler. Each month we will each pick our six favorite beers we had and write about them, presenting them without any specific ranking. They could’ve...

fobab fantasy draft

ABV Chicago’s FoBAB Fantasy Draft 2019

As if drinking barrel-aged beers from 229 breweries, cideries, and meaderies from all over the country (and the world) was not exciting enough, we’ve come up with a simple way to make the Festival of Wood and Barrel-Aged Beers (FoBAB)...

Episode 216 – Top IPAs Blind

The most beloved and influential American IPAs of the last decade are being churned out in record volume, yet the juicy beers are getting all the hype while diluting the meaning of the very style.

Episode 182 – Dovetail and Riggs: Crossfire

Two Illinois brewing traditionalists inspired us to dig deeper into lagers and hefeweizens, so we pitted a bunch against each other in a goofy Crossfire showdown. Riggs Beer Co. from Urbana and Dovetail Brewery from Chicago know the German way...