It’s exhilarating just to anticipate the annual Festival of Wood and Barrel-Aged Beer (FOBAB). I don’t know if it is the prospect of being surrounded by so many high ABV (alcohol by volume) beers that brings this out in me or the fact that there was only a virtual version last year. The sheer thought […]
FOBAB defeated the Reader‘s Beer and Metal correspondent this year, but several deserving Chicago breweries tasted sweet victory.
The 11-day Chicago Craft Beer Week struggles to keep up with the city’s wild craft-beer boom.
The 214 entries at this year’s FOBAB included beers aged in gin and Tabasco barrels, in what I’m pretty sure was a first for the festival.
FOBAB showcases some of the most awesomely excessive beers in the world, which is pretty metal if you think about it
Some of the best beers from the ninth annual Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer