Archive for July 2013

Interview with Director Joe Swanberg of "Drinking Buddies"

Interview with Director Joe Swanberg of "Drinking Buddies"
Chicago’s craft beer world and its fans has been growing, and as it grows, making further inroads into the wider culture. This month, we have the debut of “Drinking Buddies,” an independent movie centered around people who work at a craft brewery. The movie, written and directed by Joe Swanberg, debuted online July 25, and... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, July 26 - August 1

Brewpub Openings: I can’t kid myself I’ll be able to squeeze these out as separate articles, so let me let you know: Chain O’Lakes Brewing Company, which first announced plans to open in 2010, has held a soft opening last weekend, offering tours of their new facility, and beers from other nearby brewers. Their own... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, July 19-25

Chicago Craft Beer Events, July 19-25
Just going to slap a whole week’s worth of what I’ve got here for you: Friday, July 19 Half Acre/New Belgium 2023m2 Release Half Acre Beer Co., 4257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago (773) 248-4038 “In the late 90′s before getting this brewery going, Matt and I lived out in Colorado. Being a kid, running around... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, July 11-14

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, July 11-14
I’m trying to make for having dropped off the face of the craft beer blogiverse. One thing I’ve learned, though, it that total strangers have joined my Twitter feed, and emailed, to ask what’s happened to the calendar feature? Well, among my long-range plans is to build the calendar link above this title into a... Read more »

Kona Brewing offers Hawaii trip for Bucket List photos

Ahoy, all. I’ve been unconscionably absent from this page for some weeks again. I have some things going that I haven’t quite worked out yet, mainly having to do with getting that real job. But enough for now. I have some time-sensitive information to post here. Yes, it’s some PR flack, but I’m sure there... Read more »
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