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A-B InBev buys Czech Budweiser originator

If you lose the battle, buy out the war. Belgian-owned brewer Anheuser-Busch buys out original Czech brewer for its claim to the “Budweiser” name.

Beer Nog: The New Christmas Drink

Friends, I believe we have a winner for best new holiday glug. California based food writer Randy Clemens has fooled around with a recipe for Beer Nog, using a strong dark beer, and proclaimed it tasty. Check the link in the title above and see what you think!

Beernoaut events, October 17 to 20

Beernoaut events, October 17 to 20
Monday, October 17 6:00 p.m. October Beer Social The Bank, 123 West Front Street, Wheaton, IL (630) 665-2265 Join Us in the Vault Bar for our October Beer Social & Monday Night Football. Meet Jeff Marshall and hear all about Trumer Pils, Shiner & Bridgeport along with some great appetizers, paired with these seasonal Brews.... Read more »
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Visiting Q-BBQ in LaGrange

Visiting Q-BBQ in LaGrange
My family and I got to have dinner at Q-BBQ, an eatery just south of Ogden Avenue at 70 S. LaGrange Road. We had visited downtown LaGrange before, and been impressed with its assortment of local shops and restaurants. Almost by design, the chain places like Chipotle, Noodles & Co. are all clustered around Ogden... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago beer weekend, June 24-26

Beeronaut's Chicago beer weekend, June 24-26
Friday June 24 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Beer New Arrivals Open House Binny’s, 4610 W. Elm St., McHenry, IL (815) 385-3200Sample some of the new arrivals from the first half of 2011. Boulevard, Uinta, Emmett’s, Brooklyn, and Central Waters will be available as well as others! Stop in and taste whats new! Call, or email... Read more »

Beeronaut's Christmas beer events: Who's open?

Beeronaut's Christmas beer events: Who's open?
Beer can Christmas Tree, flickr photo by jessiehart For the first time in 18 months, I have a stretch of Chicago beer calendar dates with only one event. Of course that stretch of days happens to cover Christmas, Christmas Eve, and Boxing Day (I think), and so many places are just closed down. But what... Read more »
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Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer results

Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer results
While out-of-state brewers took the Best of Show prizes, members of the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild fared well collectively at the Eighth Annual Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer, held last Saturday. The event was held over two sampling sessions on November 6 at Chicago Journeyman Plumbers’ Local Union 130 Stephen M. Bailey Auditorium... Read more »
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