On the heels of our two previous blind Lambic and American Wild Ale bottle shares, we've returned for another foray into the ancient AMLAM/BELAM battle for supremacy. Two years ago we held our first, an un-fruited gueuze/AWA event, Cruisin for a Geuzin. It had some unexpected results and Cuvee Rene came in first. The bottle … Continue reading Cruisin for a Geuzin III: Raspberry
A look at the 2019 betting odds to win Best in Show at FoBAB
Last updated: 9/5/2019 Following our previous list of Top 10 Best Chicago Craft Beer Bars, we're continuing our series on places to drink great beer. We present our top 10 Chicago based brewpubs and taprooms. This is a list inclusive of both locations from the city proper, as well as from the greater Chicagoland area. … Continue reading Wet Your Beak: Chicago Top 10 Brewery Taprooms and Brewpubs
In which we dwell on the highs and lows on a chaotic Saturday afternoon in Munster, Indiana.
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We'll have a bigger breakdown of the event later but for now, here's the full results of the 2019 March Madness Bottle Share Tournament. Here's a link to the PDF version since that will probably be a lot easier to read. For the first time ever, a non-pastry stout has won the Bottle Share Tournament. … Continue reading 2019 Tournament Results
Following our 5th annual March Madness Bottle Share Tournament, I decided to look through the past to put together some notes and observations about previous tourneys. Pastry stouts have won 4 out of 5 previous tournamentsA Wild beer, has been in the Final 4 of every tournament, and in the Finals 3xPeople ask if the … Continue reading March Madness Quick Hits