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QC Ale Trail is What’s Tappening
This week we welcome a new sponsor!  What's Tappening on 97X is brought to you by The QC Ale Trail: A self-guided tour of the 14 (and counting) participating craft breweries across the QCA.  Create an account online at qcaletrail.com and then check-in at each brewery...
7 Days of Darkness-Dark Beers at Radicle Effect
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I talked with Glenn Cole about hops this week and the role in flavor they have.  It's interesting how the growing environment has so much to do with flavor...
Beer Tasting 101
So how did you spend your Friday night?
Drinking alone in a 5'x'7' padded room talking to yourself?
Cool! Me too!
Here's why:
I'm always amazed when I talk with brewers about beer. Their knowledge and love of the craft is inspiring...
Lot of IPAs on Tap This Week
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IPAs are the most polarizing beer on the planet, in my opinion.  You either love them or hate them.  But not so much any more.  Glenn talks about the different variations coming out that might sway you…
What’s Tappening in QC Beer Land
As we get restrictions lifted and inch closer to normal we want to remind you that many of your QC Breweries have opened up to limited capacities.  And there are tons of options for to-go beers in the can/bottle variety or growlers too.
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Beer Can Appreciation Day is Sunday
I talked beer with Glenn Cole today.  Craft QC has a giveaway for Beer Can Appreciation Day this Sunday, January 24, 2021.  So grab your favorite QC canned brew to play along.  There's also great news for QC businesses in that Illinois is moving to Tier 1 restrictions so brewerie…
Nerdspeak Brewery to Open This Summer
Well, if you got any brewery certificates for Christmas now is an excellent time to cash those babies in for delicious beer!  Or merch, if you're into that sort of thing.  Thanks for continuing to support local breweries.
This Week
This second week of 2021 brings us the official announc…
New Year…New Beer is What’s Tappening
Not every New Year's Resolution needs to be about losing weight or eating healthy.  You could/should have a resolution to support small businesses in the QCA.  The perfect small business to consider is a small brewery.  These guys & gals work hard to get new brews into yo…

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