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Chicago Craft Beer Events, January 21 - 24

Chicago Craft Beer Events, January 21 - 24
Monday, Jan. 21 5:00 - 8:00 pm ♦ Hopslam Tapping World of Beer, 1727 Freedom Dr, Naperville, IL (630) 955-0399 Join us as we tap this years vintage of fresh Hopslam! Starting with six different hop varietals added to the brew kettle & culminating with a massive dry-hop addition of Simcoe hops, Bell's Hopslam Ale possesses the most complex hopping schedule in the Bell's repertoire. Selected specifically because of their aromatic qualities, these Pacific Northwest varieties contribute a pungent blend of grapefruit, stone fruit, and floral notes. A generous malt bill and a solid dollop of honey provide just enough body to keep the balance in check, resulting in a remarkably drinkable rendition of the Double India Pale Ale style...

Craft Beer Events, January 7 to 10

Craft Beer Events, January 7 to 10
The beer serving world took the week off following the long New Year’s weekend. But we’re back with a vengeance with the debut of Deschutes Brewing in Chicago! Deschutes Craft Beer Events These events include pints of Deschutes’ Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Black Butte Porter, Chainbreaker White IPA or seasonal brew, Red Chair NWPA. After... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer calendar, December 3 - 6

Chicago Craft Beer calendar, December 3 - 6
So much stuff going on now through Christmas, so let’s get to it! Monday, Dec. 3 BrickStone Barrel-Aged Porter Release BrickStone Brewery, 557 Latham Drive, Bourbonnais, IL (815) 936-9277 Each Monday, BrickStone releases a robust porter aged in a different barrel. Dec. 3: Porter in Woodford Reserve Barrel Dec 10: Blended porter from Woodford and... Read more »
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Sampling the beers of Sixpoint Brewery

Sampling the beers of Sixpoint Brewery
Earlier this week I passed along the info about the Chicago debut of Brooklyn’s Sixpoint Brewery. They are having a major rollout in bars and stores across the area. I was able to drop in on Standard Market in Westmont, where I had a chance to sample all of Sixpoint’s regular canned offerings. On the... Read more »

Sixpoint Brewery hosts Chicago debut events this week

Sixpoint Brewery hosts Chicago debut events this week
Sixpoint Brewery is making a big entrance this week into the Chicago market. This Brooklyn, NY, brewer has lined up a series of debut events not seen since, perhaps, the coming of Stone to the Chicago market two years ago. The craft brewery was founded in 2004 as Sixpoint Craft Ales, a microbrewery with a... Read more »
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