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Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, April 29-May 1

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, April 29-May 1
We have some more comings and goings to report this weekend: I didn’t get the information in time to post it on the schedule, but Knack Brewing & Fermentations held their grand opening last weekend in south Kankakee. Owners Matt and Emily Strysik, with their crew, served 755 beers over their first weekend, according to... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, April 30-May 2

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, April 30-May 2

This weekend, we are seeing the first release of a charitable collaboration: Things We Don't Say IPA: Craft Beer for Mental Health. The project was created to help shift how we approach mental health by encouraging people to talk about their experiences and feelings, both good and bad, and to demonstrate the importance of asking for help when we need it.

The collaboration recipe was developed by Eagle Park Brewing, Malteurop Malting Company, Hollingbery & Son, Inc. Hop Company. Named after Hope For The Day’s flagship mental health education curriculum, Things We Don't Say IPA: Craft Beer for Mental Health is a 6% IPA being released in conjunction with Hope For The Day’s Shake The Stigma awareness campaign for Mental Health Month 2021. 

Participating area brewers planning to release their versions of the collaboration include over 35 breweries in the Chicago area.

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Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, April 26-28

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, April 26-28
We have another new brewer making its debut this weekend: Sew Hop'd Brewery & Taproom in Huntley, so called because it's opening in the plaza with Union Special, one of America's oldest, and likely last, industrial sewing machine manufacturers. In fact, Union Special owners Terry Hitpas, Tom Bartel and Lance Lamb are part of the investment group that funded the beer maker's buildout. Daily Herald....
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Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, April 27-29

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, April 27-29

The trademark contention between Ravinia Brewing Co. and the Ravinia Festival Association may be ending. The beer company has posted a notice that they would agree to a proposal by the festival organizers that would let them keep their name without paying a royalty, provided they emphasize the words "Brewing Company" in their logo and trade dress...

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