Stone Tap Takeover @ Acre Restaurant

Acre used to be the old Charlie’s Ale House..yes the same Charlie’s that has a location at Navy Pier. A place with an ok, some would even say less than desirable beer list but was a very popular neighborhood hangout in Andersonville. Let’s be honest when your in the same …

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Dogfish Head Invasion 2011 @ The Bavarian Lodge

This past week at a seemingly unsuspecting building out in the western suburb of Lisle, there was an invasion of the beer variety. While I’m sure many people didn’t even know this invasion was taking place about 200 or so Beer Geeks sure did. This invasion took place at The …

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1st Annual Wheaton Ale Fest

Not long ago in the city of Wheaton you could have been arrested for possessing alcohol within city limits. In fact as recently as 2001 this town was a dry area. In celebration of this municipality embracing the joy and camaraderie of good libations, they decided to close 2 downtown …

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Argus Private Reserve Tasting @ Ballydoyle

In 18 short months Argus Brewery has made quite the name for itself. The father/son team has been at just about every local beer fest and last week started the 1st in a series of Private Reserve Events in the northwest burbs at The Ballydoyle Irish Pub. Ballydoyle Owner Phil …

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Support Chicago Beer Geeks

  The Chicago Beer Geeks in an attempt to continue  to provide the best independent Chicago beer coverage are asking friends of our network to participate in the Support-A-Beer Geek campaign. In exchange for a small donation we will dedicate space on our calendar for all your events and specials …

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Ommegang/ Big Star Pairing @ Map Room

With pubs nationwide celebrating Belgian Independence Day this week, we decided to take our talents to the Bucktown neighborhood for ‘Food & Beer Tuesdays ‘at Map Room. Our last visit here was over the winter for the Surly Darkness tapping, its one of the few beer centric places you can …

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