Tag: Englewood Brews

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, November 15-17

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, November 15-17
Update: I had reported Sunday’s Bears football specials from the establishments hosting them, which seem to have all assumed the matchup against the Rams would be at noon. Instead, the Bears were kept on the “flex” schedule. Kickoff is at 7:20. Assume that any of the game-watching special mentioned below will be good for Sunday evening. Hey all! I've got more freelance work lined up, a crush of events all the way through various Black Friday releases, and now starting to see beer establishments' New Year's Eve parties. I'm punching them in as I get them, and each of my calendar articles will be updated as that happens. After a couple years on the planning boards, Englewood Brews has launched an Indiegogo campaign to help finance the building of their tap room. The woman- and minority-owned brewery has a mission of providing jobs and a community space in their facility, at 821 W. 63rd St. Watch for their crowdfunding campaign kickoff below...

Chicago Beer Weekend, June 21-23

Chicago Beer Weekend, June 21-23
It's the official start of summer this weekend! Let's see if we can clear the rain away for once! As previously announced, Moody Tongue Brewing has closed its brewery and taproom in Pilsen, and is making the move two miles east to the former Baderbräu brewery in the South Loop. By fall, they are planning to open a new space, with a full service restaurant along with a bar and taproom, within walking distance of McCormick place. In the Tribune, Josh Noel has a piece on Englewood Brews, building out in a former furniture store at 63rd & Halsted, with plans for a brewery, tap room and public space in a Black neighborhood. More diversity among drinkers of fine beer means… more beer...
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