Tag: Cider Summit

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, February 21-23

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, February 21-23
This is the weekend of Chicago's Cider Summit! And there are plenty of cider related events going on all around town. For more traditional beer lovers, we have some dark beer celebrations, Lake County Brew Fest, and Uppers & Downers. You can get a jump on pączkis before Fat Tuesday, and the St. Patrick's season starts with Guinness glass engraving promos at Binny's...

Chicago Beer & Cider Weekend, February 8-10

Chicago Beer & Cider Weekend, February 8-10
The Chicago Cider Summit is here this weekend, with plenty of related events for those who can't get out to Navy Pier. I am trying to get the next few events articles posted earlier so you can be presented with choices for Valentines Day. Though this is only slightly beer related, I must report that Tailwinds Distilling Co. in Plainfield is closing down. They are having a few last days for customers to come pick up their favorite spirits through Saturday...

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, February 16-18

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, February 16-18
I've been working to keep up with all the Valentine's events, as well as all the cider events in advance of Saturday's Cider Summit Chicago. I've been slowed down a bit by the changes in Google Calendar that I base these listings on. But we'll work this out. After several years of trying to "stay small" while their beers increased in popularity, Three Floyds has published plans for a huge expansion within its space at it Munster industrial park. The project would build a larger brewery with new German steel, expanded brewpub and retail space, and offices, on property the Floyds have acquired on either side of their current location. Plans were published to the city of Munster's web site, and look like a match to Stone or Dogfish Head's destination breweries. Josh Noel broke the story, with positive reaction from Munster officials, at the Tribune...
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Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, February 26-28

Here’s another big weekend of beer and cider fests. And there’s more: as of Thursday night, there are still tickets available for the evening session of Night of the Living Ales, being held at Bottom Lounge (1375 W. Lake St.), and sponsored by Chicago Beer Society. Check the details now at Brown Paper Tickets. Friday,... Read more »

Cider Summit and Winterbrew in Chicago this weekend

Cider Summit and Winterbrew in Chicago this weekend
Two big brew events in Chicago this weekend. Again, I apologize for not talking about them earlier; I am still focused on academic work and finding a paying job’ Feb. 8 – 10 6:00 – 10:00 pm ♦ Horse Thief Hollow Pre-Grand Opening Horse Thief Hollow Brewpub, 10426 S. Western Ave., Chicago 773-779-BREW This new... Read more »
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