This Week in Chicago Beer, August 15-18

This Week in Chicago Beer, August 15-18
So far as the ChicagoNow blogging community knows, this portal is being shut down “sooner than later.” Yet, here you are, and I thank you for checking in. That means that for now, you can still reach me at /www.chicagonow.com/the-beeronaut/. In the meantime, I am mirroring my articles to the host for www.beeronaut.com. I just... Read more »

Weekend in Chicago Beer, August 12-14

Weekend in Chicago Beer, August 12-14
Looks like the TribCo has removed ChicagoNow.com from the Chicago Tribune front page. Meanwhile, our friont page is still there, it just hasn’t been updated in months. I am preparing a new hosting home to carry on with beeronaut.com, so if you use that url, you’ll always find me. Just been very busy with many... Read more »

Chicago's Beer Week, August 8-11

Chicago's Beer Week, August 8-11
Looks like for now I’m still here on ChicagoNow., while other bloggers have been working out new destinations. I experimented with a free hosting site, and was able to copy over posts. But Facebook wouldn’t let me link to my sample post because free hosting are often used to make spam and spoof sites. Time... Read more »
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Chicago's Beer Weekend, August 5-7

Chicago's Beer Weekend, August 5-7
I’m thoroughly backed up with work and working out a new home for this site once ChicagoNow goes away. But I also need to sleep, so I’m posting now, and will add my last few items Thursday morning. Friday, August 5 Saturday, August 6    Sunday, August 7

Goose Island Announces 2022 Bourbon County Stout Lineup

Goose Island Announces 2022 Bourbon County Stout Lineup
So this news did come out earlier this morning, but I have been taking care of so many details, I don’t get to writie it up until now. Yet, there are a few of you who get their news from me, so I appreciate it. Goose Island Beer Co. is commemorating the 30th anniversary of... Read more »

Chicago's Week in Beer, August 1-4

Chicago's Week in Beer, August 1-4
I’m still trying to force my wallet open to pay for my own hosting site, what with the imminent demise of ChicagoNow. Now to worry, though (much): I’ll always keep beeronaut.com linked to something useful. Just need to list up a slightly short week. Monday, August 1 Tuesday, August 2    Wednesday, August 3 Thursday,... Read more »
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Local Beer Review: Moor's Imperial Porter

Local Beer Review: Moor's Imperial Porter
While I wait to get up the time and effort to move this site to a new host, here’s a video review of a local beer. Moor’s Brewing Company is one of the newer Black-owned breweries operating in Chicago. The company was started by Damon Patton and Jamhal Johnson, and named based on Damon;s study... Read more »

This Weekend in Chicago Beer, July 29-31

This Weekend in Chicago Beer, July 29-31
So, some likely rough patches coming up. We, the ChicagoNow blogging community, have been told the site will be shut down by the Tribune Co., which for the past month or so has not acknowledged out existence. Still no sure date on when ChicagoNow.com goes dark, only that it’s “sooner than later.” I need to... Read more »

The Week in Chicago Beer, July 25-28

The Week in Chicago Beer, July 25-28
Going off on a trip this weekend, so I’m posting this a day early. Will continue to watch for new events and drop them in. So this past week, I saw the Spirit Halloween stores have popped up in our favorite empty strip mall stores. That can only mean Oktoberfest beers are being released this... Read more »
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Chicago's Craft Beer Weekend, July 22-24

Chicago's Craft Beer Weekend, July 22-24
Some good news in the saga of Twisted Hippo, whose Albany Park brewery was destroyed in a fire this past spring. While they continue to seek out a new space in the same neighborhood, the brewer has reached an agreement to make its brands at the District Brew Yards on Ashland. Production is expected to... Read more »
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