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Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 28-30

Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 28-30
It’s a short week, that’s light on events as establishment prepare for their New years Eve wingdings. I have a collection of them here on my “live” calendar listing. They run the gamut from fancy places with high admission, to cellar beer tappings with no cover charge. Some of these listings may not mention beer... Read more »

Chicago St. Patrick's Weekend Beer Events

Chicago St. Patrick's Weekend Beer Events
Too many ads going around claiming "When the river runs green, it's Miller Time." Since I will never lay claim to being "Chi-Rish," I'll instead point out some event where you'll find good beer. As in, not dyed green...

Chicago Craft Beer News & Events, December 7 - 9

Chicago Craft Beer News & Events, December 7 - 9
So much news has been going on the past few weeks, I'm just going to try and summarize it when the itch strikes me: Spiteful Brewing of Chicago has delivered bottles of its first brew, GFY Imperial Stout, to liquor store accounts and bars. Some of their Facebook friends report they are sold out already. Flesk Brewing Co. of Lombard reports they have received their state craft brewing license and are ready to begin production. Lagunitas held a preview of the brewpub space at their forthcoming Chicago brewery on the southwest side, for the trade only. The brewpub is a mezzanine overlooking the entire 250 barrel operation. A little bird dog says the steel for the brewery itself is still being fabricated in Germany, and may take up to a year to be shipped and installed. There's a lot of breweries being built these days! The news about Off Color Brewing, another new start-up, has been thoroughly digested by now. Owners John Laffler and Dave Bleitner were heads of the barrel programs at Goose Island and Two Brothers, respectively. Tribune beer beat writer Josh Noel reported, though, that the two are taking a slightly different direction, bringing up more obscure styles like göse and kottbusser (a brown wheat ale with honey and molasses)...
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