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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, September 17-19

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, September 17-19
I have been spreading my “brand” my guesting on another beer blogger’s YouTube series! Check out “Rob (from the internet) talks about beer,” a series of YouTube videos where Rob, from Canada, video conferences with other beer fans about one style at a time. I just happened to sign up to talk about Pilsners, because... Read more »

Chicago Father's Day Beer Weekend

Chicago Father's Day Beer Weekend
Update: Goose Island has announced they will have a release party for the last of their King Henry barleywine (aged in Pappy Van Winkle barrels that previous held Bourbon County Stout) on June 24. This takes place at the Fulton St. tap room. Tickets for this event go on sale this Saturday afternoon at 10 AM. See below for the details but be prepared: cost for this fest: $200. You will get one bottle, plus a couple of pours. We still have not been able to get out for a family birthday from last weekend. Maybe we can find something this Father's Day weekend, that all the kids can agree upon...
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Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, June 15-17

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, June 15-17
I have some of the many places offering brunch for Father's Day. Some may not mention beer, but they are establishments known for a comprehensive beer list. The World Cup started on Thursday, and only now have I been getting notices of which beer bars will be showing the matches. I've got a few weekend watching events listed here, and a more comprehensive watching guide now at this article!. And we regret to inform all that Quenchers Saloon hosts its final night in business this Saturday. A worthwhile stop too top off, or if you can't make, beer fests at Crown Brewing or the Lincoln Park Zoo...

Chicago Craft Beer Events, May 8–10

Chicago Craft Beer Events, May 8–10
I just had to call a halt to all the events I’m going through for American Craft Beer Week (May 11 – 17), and for Chicago Craft Beer Week (May 14 – 24). Wait, what? Anyway, ACBW will have specials largely focused on national chains, while CCBW will be mostly locally focused. And the CCBW... Read more »
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