The 2017 Old Irving Park Beer & BBQ Challenge is a wrap! We had the most fun and glad to share the final rankings. Plus, give us some feedback for next year!
Beer & BBQ Pairing Champs: Judge's Choice
Pipeworks Brewing & Dragon Fire BBQ
Best Beer & BBQ Pairing Runner Up: Judge's Choice
Maplewood Brewing Company and Inglorious Basters
Best Beer & BBQ Pairing Champs: People's Choice
Haymarket Pub & Brewery and Holy Smokes
Best Beer & BBQ Pairing Runner Up: People's Choice
BuckleDown Brewing and Chi-Town Borachos
Best Beer Champ: People's Choice.
Haymarket Pub & Brewing Indignant Bourbon Barrel aged Imperial Stout 11.0% ABV
Best Beer Runner Up: People's Choice
Oak Park Brewing Tequila Barrel Saison 6.4% ABV
Best BBQ Champ: People's Choice
Holy Smokes' Smok'in Pork Popper
Best BBQ Runner Up: People's Choice
Chi-Town Borachos Sweetness #34
Let Your Voice Heard!
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Thanks for all the beer and restaurants that are supporting us this year. Derek DiSera/PPG, Cermak, Guaranteed Rate and all of the great breweries. Maplewood Brewing Company, Off Color Brewing, Corridor Brewery & Provisions, Buckledown Brewing, Pipeworks Brewing Company, Forbidden Root Fine Botanic Beers, Smoque BBQ, Old Irving Brewing Co., Haymarket Pub & Brewery, Eris Brewery & Cider House, The Lone Girl Brewing Company, Oak Park Brewing Company, Bixi Brewing, All Rise Brewing Company, Begyle Brewing Co., Solemn Oath Brewery, Revolution Brewing, Dry Hop Brewers, Half Acre Beer Company, Lake Effect Brewing Company, Alarmist Brewing, Dark Matter Coffee, and Ruth & Phil's Gourmet Ice Cream.