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.
My coverage of the Black Is Beautiful beer collaboration project continues, with the version made by Marz Community Brewing of Chicago’s South Side. They are directing proceeds to the Chicago Community Bond Fund, whose goal is to end pretrial detention for people who cannot afford bail in Cook County. Marz describes their variation: We took... Read more »
Friday – Saturday 5:00 – 9:00 pm ♦ ZooBrew at the Brookfield Zoo Brookfield Zoo, 8400 W 31st St, Brookfield, IL (708) 688-8000 Enjoy bears and beers, lions and lagers, aardvarks and ales…all at Brookfield Zoo’s fourth annual ZooBrew on Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22, 2015. Zoo Brew is a one-of-a-kind, 21 and... Read more »
Once again, back to full strength after a holiday respite: Monday, January 12 12:00 noon ♦ Solemn Oath Ticklefight Release Solemn Oath Taproom, 1661 Quincy Ave #179, Naperville IL Ticklefight, our American Barleywine, will be released in bomber format today. At 11.5%, this bad boy is filled with massive caramel sweetness and juicy citrus. Full... Read more »