The 2014 Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beers

The 2014 edition of the Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beers was the largest to date. An unprecedented event at UIC Forum which included 3 sessions over 2 days with nearly 5000 attendees. For the second straight year an American Wild Ale took home Best Of Show. In 2013 …

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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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