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Chicago's barrel-aged beer obsession
It was dark and cold at 3 a.m. on a March morning when Josh Galecki, 32, of Logan Square, arrived at Founders Brewing Co. in Grand Rapids, Mich., and already the pack of self-professed beer nerds snaked around the building, nearly 300 people deep. Galecki was prepared, though, having lined up in years past to get his hands on the brewery's coveted Kentucky Breakfast Stout, released at the brewery one day a year before a few very rare bottles hit store shelves.
By Kate Bernot
November 14, 2013