2017 FOBAB

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  1. prior2two

    prior2two Oct 18, 2013 Illinois
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    That’s why there’s Small Cheval. But then you’re in a opening up a different can of worms if you’re going that far away.
     
  2. prior2two

    prior2two Oct 18, 2013 Illinois
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    The French Market is also not a bad idea. Basically just a giant indoor street market with a ton of food if all kinds. The poke in the city is there.

    frenchmarketchicago.com/vendors/

    If you’re looking for Mexican, 5 Rabanitos is great.
     
  3. beerbelly_mike

    beerbelly_mike May 19, 2016 Illinois

    Take a short trip to Pilsen, point our finger somewhere and there you go lol
     
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  4. HouseofWortship

    HouseofWortship May 3, 2016 Illinois
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  5. beerbelly_mike

    beerbelly_mike May 19, 2016 Illinois

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  6. HouseofWortship

    HouseofWortship May 3, 2016 Illinois
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    Lol. That'll do it!
     
  7. macewank

    macewank Aug 28, 2010 Illinois

    Event finally showing sold out. Gotta be a record on how long tickets were available, right?
     
  8. NWsideBeer

    NWsideBeer Nov 7, 2017 Illinois

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  9. GuyFawkes

    GuyFawkes Apr 7, 2011 Illinois
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    Not showing up for me; any chance you could cut & paste? Looks like they changed it to 'private'.
     
  10. NWsideBeer

    NWsideBeer Nov 7, 2017 Illinois

    Sorry ... here are the details on the Rabbits event. Just show up and buy a $30 punchcard for 9 5 oz pours of barrel aged goodness:

    Rabbits is offering a blind tasting of 9-(5oz) pours of barrel aged beers from 4pm Nov. 6, 2017 to 9pm Nov. 8, 2017 for $30 during normal business hours with the purchase of a ticket. You have this amount of time to drink all 9 beers and get your vote in by marking the number of your favorite brew. The numbers on the cards will be punched as you try the beers. Votes will be tallied at the end of the event and beers will be revealed. Cheap medals will be awarded to 1st 2nd & 3rd place. Absolutely NO REFUNDS will be given. Beers may be substituted if they are not available. Not responsible for lost or stolen tickets or anything else for that matter. Please drink responsibly, the ABV may be high. Tickets are not necessary to purchase beer at regular price. Must be 21 years of age.
     
  11. prior2two

    prior2two Oct 18, 2013 Illinois
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    Does it list any beers?
     
  12. NWsideBeer

    NWsideBeer Nov 7, 2017 Illinois

  13. THANAT0PSIS

    THANAT0PSIS Aug 3, 2010 Wisconsin

    Go to either Chilango down the street in University Village for tacos or go to Plzen in Pilsen for higher end Mexican food along with a generally great taplist. Bonus: Plzen is affiliated with Evans Street Liquor (directly above it), and they have a boutiquey/curated selection of local beers.
     
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  14. THANAT0PSIS

    THANAT0PSIS Aug 3, 2010 Wisconsin

    It's one of my major pet peeves to do blind tastings of extremely different beer styles and substyles. I felt the same about that blind New England hoppy tasting that was on that podcast in the Chi NEIPA thread (including oaked Night Moth and single IPA M-43 with the IIPAs was silly). Putting a coffee imperial stout with a vanilla imperial stout with a wee heavy with a gin saison with a quad with a brown ale with an additive-free imperial stout is kind of stupid in my opinion. Obviously it's for fun, but I see no point in blindly comparing beers so wildly different. It's going to come down to personal style preference rather than which beer best achieved what it was aiming for. "You don't have to go." Yeah, I am not going. Obviously it doesn't really matter. I just think it's really weird to even bother doing from an event standpoint, and I felt like expressing my confusion.
     
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  15. 4lokogod

    4lokogod Dec 8, 2015 Illinois

    Any speculation what the More Brewing entry is for this weekend? BBA Double Rainbow? BA Babka?
     
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  16. BeerPrince22

    BeerPrince22 Feb 21, 2016 Illinois
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    Heard it's neither of the two. Something new. Also has only been in barrels for 3 months....
     
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  17. joltinmatt

    joltinmatt Jan 24, 2011 Ohio


    Come on now, I believe I've seen you enjoying some Popeye's for a mid-FOBAB break.
     
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  18. whatruDOINdragic

    whatruDOINdragic Aug 22, 2013 Illinois
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    The accuracy of my FOBAB memories is very substantial and will not be questioned.
     
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  19. HouseofWortship

    HouseofWortship May 3, 2016 Illinois
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    That may explain the indoor air quality issue at Fobab.
     
  20. whatruDOINdragic

    whatruDOINdragic Aug 22, 2013 Illinois
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    How dare you?! I resemble that remark!
     
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  21. dpittnet

    dpittnet Dec 6, 2015 Illinois

    Thought I'd post all confirmed beers that I am aware of so far. Feel free to add to this list.

    Weldworks - 2 Medianoche varients
    Desthil - Dosvidonya (reg, rye, & vanilla rye)
    Lost Abbey - Veritas 019, Oldest Viscosity
    Three Floyds - BA Crack the Skye
    Revolution - VSOD, VSOJ, Working Wiman Brown
    Spiteful - BA Caliente, Belligerent Bob
    Goose Island - 2017 BC lineup
     
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  22. GuyFawkes

    GuyFawkes Apr 7, 2011 Illinois
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    FartsBAB
     
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  23. pigface

    pigface Mar 22, 2012 Illinois

    Mikerphone - Who Wants That Honey, and a Fernet BA "stout"
     
  24. kodt

    kodt Mar 6, 2013 Illinois
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    Triple Didgit/Listerman - Chickow! + Brandy Chickow!
     
  25. BeerPrince22

    BeerPrince22 Feb 21, 2016 Illinois
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    FOBAF (festival of barrel aged farts)
     
  26. sahd-1

    sahd-1 Jul 2, 2013 Illinois
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    FOBAF is actually the spelling most comic books use to indicate the sound of a fart.
     
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  27. Vitamin_Hop

    Vitamin_Hop Mar 26, 2015 Illinois
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    Does the fart density map get thickest in the stout aisle? Particularly around the pastriest of pastry stouts
     
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  28. antoines15

    antoines15 Dec 14, 2008 Indiana

    Please eliminate/limit the farts this year. That shit is gross man. Be an adult. Pretend like FoBAB is a girl you're trying to get up in for the first time.
     
  29. Nbrock24

    Nbrock24 Mar 11, 2016 Illinois
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    Yes but the cropdusting is in the mead aisle
     
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  30. HouseofWortship

    HouseofWortship May 3, 2016 Illinois
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    Actually it is thickest near the vanilla bean stouts...sorry that should have read vanilla AND beans stout.
     
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  31. 4lokogod

    4lokogod Dec 8, 2015 Illinois

    Lot of fresh Brown Ales
     
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  32. GuyFawkes

    GuyFawkes Apr 7, 2011 Illinois
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    It's the #1 reason I'll never go back.

    I don't like beer festivals much anyway, but I was taken aback. I'm trying to enjoy these great beers while dudes are just tearing ass constantly right next to me?? In an enclosed space?
     
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  33. randjuke

    randjuke Feb 13, 2010 Iowa
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    I thought the odor problem was much less last year. They seemed to do a pretty good job of ventilation as compared to previous years.
     
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  34. Chris_H_2

    Chris_H_2 Jan 3, 2013 Illinois
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  35. Vitamin_Hop

    Vitamin_Hop Mar 26, 2015 Illinois
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    Hey that's my son!
     
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  36. Zoomslowik

    Zoomslowik Mar 17, 2016 Illinois
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    This whole conversation makes me think of The Chamber of Farts from that South Park episode. Possible name for the stouts room if that ever becomes a thing?
     
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  37. marcgo2

    marcgo2 Nov 16, 2010 Illinois
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    How come nobody's made a beano stout yet
     
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  38. NNN

    NNN Feb 9, 2017 Illinois
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    Beer Temple’s program tonight is on point. Killer list and guest speakers (pw, spiteful, sierra nevada, against the grain, mikerphone, avery, transient, maplewood) — Exciting stuff. Living in the city is paying off right now.
     
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  39. PhilBallins

    PhilBallins Nov 29, 2016 Illinois

    So people are just crop dusting through FOBAB all day?
     
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  40. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Apr 8, 2010 Illinois

    I don't even drink any beer there...
     
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