The 13th Annual Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beers

FOBAB 2015 In our humble opinion, this is Chicago’s finest hour. FOBAB is a national competition that offers the widest collection of wood & barrel aged beers available anywhere. UIC Forum was once again home to the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild signature event. This festival is a tradition like no …

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The 13 Most Awesome Events Of 2013

Another stellar year for local craft beer. There were more events this year than probably ever before. Chicago’s craft beer landscape is constantly evolving, this gives us the opportunity to rediscover this amazing city and its surrounding suburbs one glass at a time. This year’s list has 5 new entries. …

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Chicago’s Finest Hour

  I think our guy Beer Dude Phil described it best when he said The Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beers is both our Christmas and our Family Reunion. In the modern day context (since Bourbon County Stout ’92), you could argue that the birthplace of barrel aging beers …

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