Category: Beer Calendar

Craft beer-focused events in and around Chicago. If you don't see yours, let me know!

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 24-27

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 24-27
Still more Oktoberfest events. Meantime, we'll have the list of local winners from the Great American beer Festival in this blog shortly...

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, September 21-23

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, September 21-23
So yes, the Great American Beer Festival is going on right now in Colorado, with the country’s largest judging competition for commercial beers. I will try to post the winners as they are announced. Meantime, this is one of the busiest weekends of the year, what with so many Oktoberfest events going on. I actually... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 17-20

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 17-20
Oktoberfest fests take a break, but the beer continues to pour this week. And Monday we have a Chicago Bears game, plus "Halfway to" another holiday...
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Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 10-13

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 10-13
We're into the official start of Oktoberfest, which the Germans moved to September long ago so it wouldn't get in the way of harvest). Revolution Brewing launches Oktoberfest events all across Chicago on Thursday...

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, September 7-9

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, September 7-9
We are now in the full throes of autumn beer fests and Oktotberfests. Take advantage of the (finally) cooler weather...

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 4-6

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 4-6
As usual, the week following a Monday holiday is a little sparse for Chicago beer events. But weekends will be filled with college and pro football games. I'll try to highlight some of the games showing in places with good beer...
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Chicago Craft Beer Labor Day Weekend

Chicago Craft Beer Labor Day Weekend
So usually, holiday weekends don't have a lot of good beer opportunities. But now local Labor Day celebrations have been adding more local beers to their tents...

Chicago Craft Beer Events, August 27-30

Chicago Craft Beer Events, August 27-30
Looks like events will not be crowding up going into Thursday, with the Labor Day weekend. But as always, there are plenty of beer events in Chicago...

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, August 24-26

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, August 24-26
Just as the stores already have whole aisles for Halloween candy before Labor Day, we also have the first Oktoberfest beers of the season...
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Chicago Craft Beer Events, August 20-23

Chicago Craft Beer Events, August 20-23
I'm pushing this article out a little later, because I spent Saturday at the Sox game with some beer-drinking friends. So let's get things going...
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