Reflections on 2013 and predictions for 2014.
5 Rabbit now at Chipotle. Half Acre tap room officially open. BCS bramble rye drinking well. River North Wine and Bourbon barrel saisons head to head.
Special Guest: Webmaster Benjamin Bogolub. Opening beers Lost Abbey Red Poppy and HaandBryggeriet Dark Force. Economics of popular beers with another DLD ticket update. Speakeasy – “sour” Prohibition Ale brewery response. New beer Our Barrel Ale from Anchor. Two California beers face off.
Other podcasts we enjoy. Steve’s recent good beers. Chicago craft beer week coming up soon. New superfans. Recent beer litigation news.
Steve and Arata talk about the Chicagoland Brewpub Shootout, a new local brewery, and start the tournament with a BarleyWine vs a Belgian.