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Chicago's Week in Craft Beer, March 2-5

Chicago's Week in Craft Beer, March 2-5
It's actually a low-key week, with Maplewood's Pulaski Day celebration and beer release starting the week off around the Chicago area. We'll also have some Women's History Month events. Of course there's a lot of events next week for St. Patrick's Day. I'm trying to separate out events with nothing to offer but "green beer" or "Car Bombs." I'm also seeing more brewery and beer bar events hosted by local political organizations. Right now, my inclination is to post them on the list, but my standards for inclusion are entirely arbitrary and could change. We need to note another closing in the Chicago beer scene: Scallywag Brewing, on Case Ave. in West suburban Westmont, announced they had closed on February 24. This was a nice storefront brewery with local art space, and locally roasted coffee in the morning. They opened in 2018...

Local Beer Review: Maplewood Pulaski Pils

Local Beer Review: Maplewood Pulaski Pils
New Page Promotion: Hey there! See those little gray text boxes hovering above this article. The bottom one now reads “Future Brewery Openings in the Chicago Area.” That is an ongoing page, different from a post in that it should stay “evergreen”, as I can update it with current information. It’s the same as with my ongoing... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, March 4-7

Chicago Craft Beer Events, March 4-7
We are lurching into March, a cold week, and Mardi Gras. Which for some reason, has given us a new category of Paczki beers. Not to mention Pulaski Day. And this coming Saturday, you can get some culture—yeast culture, that is—at the Field Museum with the Chicago Beer Fest. Tickets won't be sold at the door, so check this Eventbrite link...
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Chicago Craft Beer Events, March 5-8

Chicago Craft Beer Events, March 5-8
We have more Girl Scout Cookie pairings this week, plus taps for Cigar City's debut in the Chicago market. Watch for the first St. Patrick's Day events coming up this weekend...

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, March 2-4

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, March 2-4
One of Chicago’s long-running homegrown beer festivals is this weekend: The Day of the Living Ales. If you can’t get in for that, there’s the Chicago Beer Festival. Keep a glass in your hand. Friday, March 2 Saturday, March 3 Sunday, March 4 Geek stuff: Whether or not you can notice it, I have well... Read more »
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