Tagged: Whiner

blind kolsch

Episode 385 – Blind Kölsch

Though the only true kölsch can be found in Cologne, Germany, the broad appeal of the style is an obvious draw for brewers and drinkers alike. We find six local examples of kölsch-style beers and sample them in a blind...

fobab fantasy draft

ABV Chicago’s FoBAB Fantasy League 2020: Draft Results

(If you’re interested in running your own Fantasy FoBAB league, check out our setup and Power Rankings in this post.) With the livestream of the Festival of Wood and Barrel-aged Beers happening this Saturday at 3PM CST on the FoBAB...

chisox craft beer festival crowd

ChiSox Craft Beer Fest 2019

The Chicago White Sox are no strangers to craft beer. They installed the Craft Kave in the Bullpen Sports Bar for the 2017 season which, at the time, featured at least 75 different options. That was successful enough, so they...

saisonathon live

Episode 276 – Saisonathon 2019 Live

For the third straight year – and our first at Forbidden Root – we celebrated Illinois Craft Beer Week by bringing together some of the area’s best saisons and saison brewers. On this episode recorded (mostly) live at Forbidden Root,...