Posts tagged "Begyle Brewing"

Chicago Craft Beer Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-29

Chicago Craft Beer Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-29
It seems there are not a lot of beer geek-type events over Memorial Day. It used to be because this was a day to go out of town, stay with family or visit with the departed. This year, the schedule is even more sparse because it comes right after a very busy Chicago Craft Beer Week. For Sunday and Monday especially, be sure to check with your usual establishments, since some may be closed in observance. Winchester Brewing, the homebrew store in Willow Springs, is closing its door after 15 months of operation. Owner Bob Winchester posted a notice on the store's website, describing difficulties in making future plans, which have included a possible brewery. At this time, Winchester suggests he will hope to reopen in a new location shortly...

Up to 12 Beers of Christmas: Begyle Christmas Ale

Up to 12 Beers of Christmas: Begyle Christmas Ale
My hopes to get in maybe 12 beers for the Christmas rush have already likely run aground. I’ve been waylaid by a cold for the past week which would have kept me from being able to much of anything. That and trying to set up some new financing for the Beeronaut’s home base. But I... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Week: May 17 Highlights & Extras

Are we ready for a little beer-filled Friday? Okay. Again, these are selected highlights and any extra events I might have on my calendars. For a full sensory overload of CCBW events, click the button above...

Chicago Craft Beer News Roundup, Jan. 17

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Just a quick summary of craft beer news I’ve heard and not had much time to follow up on: FoBAB Documentary Following the release party Saturday evening, the IndependentBeer collective has posted their full documentary on the Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer to YouTube. I have a link right here, or watch it... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Calendar, December 17 - 20, Non-Apocalyptic Edition

Chicago Craft Beer Calendar, December 17 - 20, Non-Apocalyptic Edition
Personally, I thought I was going to be able to avoid this end of the world bullhockey, but the craft beer community has been turning it into an excuse to drink good beer. No one’s offering specials on buckets of Bud to toast the end of the world. So I’ll have a special article shortly... Read more »
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