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Highlights include the first Illinois appearance of Firestone Walker’s Helldorado barleywine and a one-off apricot sour from Side Project called La Fosse.
As part of its return to Chicago, Surly Brewing has shipped its astonishing Darkness stout to the city in bottles for the first time.
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.
The lines were bearable, the music was good, the beers were (as always) amazing, and the storms held off till late.
Field notes from the Great Taste of the Midwest