Girls Like Beer Too? You Bet We Do!

As you probably know, I write a little blog called Girls Like Beer Too.  This isn’t some shameless plug (well, maybe a little); it is pertinent to the plot of this post.   Late last week it was brought to my attention that Jake Melnick’s was hosting a Valentine’s Day event …

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An Afternoon at Beer Hoptacular!

On Saturday, November 5, 2011, I attended the afternoon session of Beer Hoptacular! at the Aragon Ballroom, a concert venue in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago. I had been looking forward to this event for many reasons, but mostly because my homebrew club, CHAOS Brew Club, entered the homebrew challenge.  …

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Chicago Beer Geeks at Goose Island Brewery

We at Chicago Beer Geeks had a rare opportunity the other night to tour the Goose Island Fullton Street Brewery with one of their brewers John Laffler.  He is responsible for the barrel age beers like Bourbon County Stout, as well as having the opportunity to experiment with small batches …

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This Goose’s For You!

As you have probably heard by now in a move that surprised few but disappointed many, the mighty Goose Island Brewery announced this morning that it was selling the 23yr old  Chicago institution to of all people… Budweiser. GI is the largest Illinois based craft brewery producing over 127,000 barrels last year with a market …

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21st Annual Antioch Beer Tasting

Ok so this is far north and almost getting close to Wisconsin territory; however, if your from the far north burbs or in the area I would recommend checking out Antioch Liquors and Fine Wines.  Its a great spot to pick up some good beers in the area, and the …

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