Beer In Front

Chicago Beer Guy with a podcast about some old school beers and new classics. Sometimes the Beer In Front of you is the best one yet!

Old Irving Brewing

This week I talked to Trevor and Matthew with Old Irving Brewing. We talked about their history and what's coming up in the future. I also had 3 of their beers to talk about on the show.

Old Irving Brewing


Father’s Day Episode

This Father's Day, I talked about the beer my Father drank and I have submissions from some friends about beer their Dads and Moms drank! Thanks to the following!

Floyd Freeman


Leo Allen

Chance Whitmore

Lauren Carey

Jeremy Banas

Pete from MCFC

Jeanette Hurt

Mark Strong

Kevin Dunlop

Joey Held

Heath Britt

Woody Givens 

Danny Salay & Nate Mesics from Weekly Beer Show


Fun show this week. I talk about the terrific time I had on the Chicago Cider Week Cruise and some of the great cider. I'll also go old school with the Beer In Front with Busch Beer and if you need a wedding performed, I'm your Reverend! 

Chicago Cider Week

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This week I sat down with Alderman Matt Martin of the 47th Ward in Chicago to discuss our great area! I enjoyed the Leinenkugel Original Classic as the Beer In Front and reviewed the new Dr. Pepper Berry flavor. 

Alderman Matt Martin




This week is about Cider! I talked to Ambrosia Borowski over at The Northman about their new cider that's available everywhere, their great location on Chicago's Riverwalk and Chicago Cider Week! I had a great cider from Right Bee Cider as well and I'm calling out the Ass Clowns who made a serial killer mix pack of beer! 

Chicago Cider Week

Northman Chicago

Right Bee Cider

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This week I chatted with Tiffany & Daniel at the awesome Wish You Were Beer Show and we had Monk Rock from Coastal Fermentory. What a terrific beer! For Illinois Craft Beer Week, I had Anti Hero from Revolution as the Beer In Front, and I also know how to pronounce Illinois!

Shoutouts to I Had To Say It & Christina Rose for publicly joining me on Team ELL! 

Wish You Were Beer

Coastal Fermentory 

Illinois Craft Beer Week

This week I talked to Ray Stout the Executive Director of the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild all about Illinois Craft Beer Week! We talked about Beer Under Glass to everything else happening May 13-20. 

I also had as the Beer In Front 1899 Blonde ale from Pollyanna. 

Illinois Craft Beer Week

Pollyanna Brewing


Episode 108

Quick show this week updating my health and discussing some future episodes. 

Craft Beer Marketing Awards

Wish You Were Beer


What a fun show this week! Talked to Danny & Nate over at the wonderful Weekly Beer Show and we had a Hopnosis from Firestone Walker. I touched on some beers from 2nd Shift and Virginia Beer as well. 

Weekly Beer Show

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Beer Alternatives

This week I'm going to try 4 different canned malt/beer alternatives. A Radler, a Seltzer, a Tea, and a Bevy. Plus, the person that stole tap handles from The Green Lady, I have a word for you! 

Shoutout to Ta2Squid

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