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Chicago Week in Beer, July 5-8

Chicago Week in Beer, July 5-8
The homebrew shop Chicago Brew Works has announced they will be closing this summer. They Plainfield store was in business for ten years, and spun off its own commercial brewery, Werk Force Brewing. In their Facebook post announcing their closing, they noted that the home brewing hobby has been in decline for a few years.... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, April 23-25

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, April 23-25

My leading event for this weekend is the opening of yet another taproom. Marz Brewing is opening its "brand extension" in Logan Square this Friday at 4 pm. The North Side spot is in the Margie’s Candies building at 1950 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Marz will celebrate the opening with the release of a New England IPA called Marzonic Supreme. Those who buy a 4-pack will get a 16-page Marz poster set. (Block Club Chicago)

This is in addition to the grand opening for Imperial Oak's new Brookfield taproom on Saturday. Plus the first IPA release at First Forest, the brewery that went into the former Blue Nose Brewery in Hodgkins.

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