Tagged: the referend

february 2020

ABV Chicago Monthly Sampler: February 2020

For the month of February, Craig and Ryan’s lists are heavily local, though that’s mostly where the similarities end. Apparently, Ryan spent the most of the month drinking IPAs in his basement (it’s true), and Craig went looking for sours...

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...

half acre far and away

Half Acre’s Far And Away: Beer List Breakdown

This past Friday, Half Acre released the beer list “as we know it” for their first invitational beer fest, Far and Away. The festival, which takes place on Saturday, October 13th atop the Harris Theater in Millennium Park, is comprised...

GABF 2018

GABF 2018: Craig’s Awards

This GABF was full of some firsts and last. First time there were hazy categories and medals. First time with food trucks and two new sponsored booths – Jameson caskmates and Buffalo Wild Wings. Last with Charlie Papazian as head...