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Chicago Beer Weekend, April 1-3

Chicago Beer Weekend, April 1-3
Update: Oh, hell’s bells! I was fooling around with my web hosting and somehow managed to blow out my security setting for all of my account. That means I can’t use my happy little Google Calendar tool. So this weekend’s events go back to the “longhand” version, while I try to figure out what I... Read more »

Friday at SoxFest with Goose Island Sox Golden Ale

Friday at SoxFest with Goose Island Sox Golden Ale
I took a day from work on Friday, January 24, to go to the Goose Island media event before SoxFest. It was all right with work, since me and my fellow drones tend to hoard vacation days and try to use them up at the end of the year. No doubt about it, the McCormick... Read more »

Craft Beer Options Expand at White Sox Park

Craft Beer Options Expand at White Sox Park
I’ve been hoping to get out to a White Sox game and check out the craft beer options they added last year. And their PR people have been offering to have me out as a guest. So, as it turns out, I’m finally able to take them up toward the end of the season. But... Read more »
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White Sox Beer Lineup for June 1

White Sox Beer Lineup for June 1
Surely, if you’ve been to the ball park on either side of town, you’ve noticed that this is the year our pro baseball stadiums have upped their craft been game. The big move last year on the North side happened when Lagunitas Brewing Co. displaced many of the Goose Island taps at 1060 W. Addison.... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, September 8-10

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, September 8-10
Hey, while I was doing this and that, MyGrain Brewing Co. opened its doors on Thursday. Joliet had been one of the largest cities in the (non-Dry) United States that did not have a local brewer, but that's over with. And there are more brewers working to open there, too. MyGrain is open with beer and food at 11 am every day. They're in Joliet's Union Station at 50 E. Jefferson St., Suite 106. Phone 815-345-3339. Welcome aboard! We are in the thick of Oktoberfest weekends. I am including as many as I can find which might feature local beers or any good Oktos from across the sea! I'm watching for beer-centric events for watching the Bears. And soon, yes, soon, we'll be offering playoff baseball events...
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