Check out the best Chicago Craft Beer Week events.
Highlights include the first Illinois appearance of Firestone Walker’s Helldorado barleywine and a one-off apricot sour from Side Project called La Fosse.
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.
Northdown’s mind-boggling tap list for its Lions, Tigers & Beers benefit includes several brewed for the event—among them a hibiscus gose from Off Color.
More than 100 breweries graced the football field this past Saturday.
FOBAB showcases some of the most awesomely excessive beers in the world, which is pretty metal if you think about it
One of the latest west-coast breweries to enter the Chicago craft-beer market won the Golden Tut at the Night of the Living Ales with this imperial IPA.
Goose Island takes first and second place, Three Floyds wins the bronze, and Firestone Walker earns a special nod from the organizers.
California’s Stone Brewing Co. celebrates its arrival in Chicago with a week of events from Thu 4/1-Fri 4/9.