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Bottletops: Chronicling 2-1/2 Years of Beer Reviews

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Oct 20, 2008 8:00PM

While doing a deep cleaning of the kitchen and pantry over the weekend, we bought some ceramic magnets and crazy glue at our local hardware store, then glued the magnets to some bottletops we'd saved over the years in a Chinese takeout container atop the refrigerator. When we were done we had 43 brand new bottletop refirgerator magnets.

It's a creative way of reusing those old bottletops. Moreover, it put into clear focus how many beers we've profiled for Chicagoist over the years. Since we launched "Beer of the Week" in July 2006 we've only missed one week. This isn't being boastful; what these bottletops reminded us was why we just love profiling beers for our readers. There are so many different styles of beer that we find it a more interesting subject than wine.

We compiled a gallery of some of the bottletops, along with links to their corresponding reviews.