Events

FOBAB 2018: Favorites & Winners

FOBAB 2018: Favorites & Winners

UNIVERSITY VILLAGE, CHICAGO

FoBAB 2018 showcased 400 beers, from 213 different breweries, in 12 different categories. Enough to please virtually any beer nerd's palate. And trust us, there were plenty present–clamoring for it all. We picked our favorites from the weekend, as well as the list of medal winners in each category.

BCBS Prop Day 2018

BCBS Prop Day 2018

CHICAGO, IL

2018 again gave extra attention to Goose Island’s BCBS Proprietor’s Stout, by way of their lottery-winner-only street fest aptly dubbed ‘Prop Day’. We caught up with the brewer behind this year’s recipe, Brian LaGro, who managed to achieve big flavor through highlighting a single ingredient: chocolate.

Oxbow Brewing's Goods from the Woods

Oxbow Brewing's Goods from the Woods

NEWCASTLE, ME

Writer and photographer Ben Macri made his way to Newcastle, ME for Oxbow Brewing’s 2018 ‘Goods from the Woods’ celebration. There, he witnessed just what has propelled the Maine brewer in recent years, by way of one of the country’s most unique beer festivals.

Alter Fest 2018: A Recap

Alter Fest 2018: A Recap

DOWNERS GROVE, IL

Writer and photographer Michael Hubatch revisits the Downers Grove brewery, as they celebrated their annual Alter Fest, to witness the growth of suburban Chicago brewery in a crowded beer landscape.