Midwest Mud….. Brewers Fest 2014

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This was an interesting year for the Midwest Brewers Fest that will be surrounded with people on both sides of the argument as to everything that happened that day. But before we get to any of that lets talk about the fest itself. This is the 4th year for the …

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One Night Only

Blackbird Chicago in West Loop was the scene for craftbeer.com's Pamper Your Palate Dinner

The Program Director of the Brewers Association held an event simply known as Pamper Your Palate recently. Local heavyweights, Metropolitan, Haymarket, Revolution, along with special guests Lakewood Brewing (Garland, TX), Community Brewing (Dallas, TX), Lickinghole Creek (Goochland,VA) Wiseacre (Memphis, TN) and 21st Amendment Brewing (San Francisco). All in town for …

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DayMan -The Remix

Aleman/Stone/ Two Brothers Collab- DayMan Redux

  If you’re like us,  you probably had no intention on donating to the Stone Indiegogo..until now. Recently during an event at the Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora, Stone Brewing announced the return of one its most popular collaboration ales- The DayMan Coffee IPA. Many of Stone’s collabs are three-way …

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Naperville Ale Fest – Beer and More Beer

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While Naperville has been known for such events as their Ribfest and other festivals for years, this was the sophomore outing for their young Ale Fest. Thank goodness this hasn’t stopped them from roping in some of the heavy-hitter breweries to bring along a selection of great brews. We arrived shortly after doors …

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Pitchfork

Pitchfork 2014 started with a pre party at Goose Island's production facility.

  Pitchfork is probably the summer music fest we look forward to the most every year. The 3 day, internationally recognized event run by Pitchfork Media invites over 40 bands and 50,000 attendees to Union Park on the Near West Side every July. Goose Island for the second year in …

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The Lincoln Square Experience

5 Rabbit Gringolandia Super Pils and a pretty sweet David Bowie, Aladdin Sane hand fan courtesy of 93XRT

  The 2014 Square Roots Festival In this City of Neighborhoods (77 official to be exact), I’ve definitely become someone who rejoices in smaller fests that reflect the devotion of those who both live and work in the vibrant neighborhoods they represent. Events like Taste of River North, West Fest …

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