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Mixers for the Blackhawks Push at Hockey History

Gee, I should have thought to have something appropriate for tonight’s attempt by the Chicago Blackhawks to set a new NHL record for consecutive games without a loss in regulation. Actually I thought about it after a promo guy from Jim Beam emailed me a suggestion for some mixers to make, to ease the pain... Read more »

Hey, Win This! Spring Newcastle Merchandise Giveaway (REVISED)

Hey, Win This! Spring Newcastle Merchandise Giveaway (REVISED)
Great jumping hop bines! In writing up this article, I totally neglected to provide the way to win this stuff! Wondering why I didn’t get many entries! So here it is: just like last time, all you have to do is leave a comment at the bottom of this article with a working email address. You... Read more »

We are away from town for a while

A weekend at the parents’ house has turned out to run longer than we expected. I have just enough time to post this from the local public library and say I may be back in a day or two. Updates will continue at that time. In the meantime, you can follow updates at

Piece Brewery buys the building it occupies

Chicago Real Estate Daily has an artcle noting the Piece Brewery & Pizzeria has purchased its building at 1923-31 W. North Ave. Bill Jacobs, Piece’s majority owner, purchased the property from Art Sundry Jr., founder BigFin Properties Inc., of Forest Park, for $4.3 million. Coincidentally, this comes after reports that Limestone brewing Company was having... Read more »

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 »

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 weekend events, July 29 to 31

Friday, July 29 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Duvel Single Tasting Monk’s Pub, 205 W. Lake St., Chicago (312) 357-6665 Stop in to Monk’s Pub between 5-7:00 p.m. and sample Duvel Single! 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Illinois Girls’ Pint Out Meet and Greet Sign Up SmallBar Fullerton, 1415 W. Fullerton, Chicago (773) 525-2727 Girls’ Pint Out... 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 »
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