We select our Top 5 beers from the Half Acre’s fourth annual Big North.
FoBAB 2019 showcased 412 beers, from 229 different breweries–enough to please any palate. We pick our favorites & the list of winners.
Recently added: Keeping Together (Northcenter), The Conrad Seipp Brewing Co. (Avondale)
Contributor Michael Hubatch stumbles into Cloudburst to ditch the rain, and finds a truly Seattle brewery.
We taste through 18 new beers for November; low ABVs reign, coffee gets featured, Germany is showcased, and American pales make a return.
Bourbon County is back again, this year with eight total variants. We were lucky enough to preview the very barrel-forward lineup, and ranked them accordingly.
With more beer available than anyone could possibly hope to drink, we chose 10 beers from BeerHoptacular 2017 that we felt represented the best of the local beer on offer. The diversity of styles throughout our picks prove the incredible depth the Chicago scene has developed. Here are our top beers from the annual festival...