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Area Winners at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival

Area Winners at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival
Ten Chicago area brewers brought home medals at the Great American Beer Festival, in awards given out Saturday in Denver. The 33rd edition of the GABF competition saw 283 medals awarded in 107 categories. Judges examined 9,497 beers from 2,295 American breweries. The Juicy or Hazy IPA category was the most-entered for the second year... Read more »

Chicago Black Friday Beer Weekend, November 23-25

Chicago Black Friday Beer Weekend, November 23-25
Here we are at the high holiday for Chicago beer fans. I’ve had people message me asking about events because they’re flying in from the West Coast, and want to know what else is going on. So hang on. Here’s what’s going on. If you really don’t feel like lining up for BCS starting the... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, May 26-27

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, May 26-27
Friday was the finale of Illinois Craft Beer Week, with so many events I had them in their own article. So we have a weekend event schedule picking up where we left off this Saturday and Sunday...
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Chicago Black Friday Beer Events, November 24

Chicago Black Friday Beer Events, November 24
The Bourbon County Stout release at the Goose Island Brewhouse is already sold out. But there are plenty of chances to get a hold of some of what's become a Chicago Holiday Traditional brew. You can read my preview of the 2017 Bourbon County Stout variants here. It took longer than I thought to get this posted, because each time I set down to write this, I found more events to put into my calendar. And there will be more to be inserted after this one is published, so check back for more chances to get out and avoid shoppers...

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...
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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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