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Sep 30, 2010

Beer, Bikes, and Bands at Brixie’s Saturday! - Chicago craft beer | Examiner.com

Beer, Bikes, and Bands at Brixie’s Saturday! - Chicago craft beer | Examiner.com

Brixie’s Beer Bar and Grill hosts its first annual "Beer, Bikes and bands" festival this Saturday, October 2, 4:00 to 11:00 p.m. 9526 W. Ogden Ave. in Brookfield, IL. For info, call (708) 387-0550

Sep 27, 2010

Chicago area craft beer events, Weekend of October 1-3 - Chicago craft beer | Examiner.com

Chicago area craft beer events, Weekend of October 1-3 - Chicago craft beer | Examiner.com Friday - Sunday, October 1 − 3
Oktoberfest 2010
Flatlander's Front Parking Lot, 200 Village Green, Lincolnshire, IL (847) 821-1234
Friday Oct 1, 2010
Oktoberfest Kickoff Party
SmallBar, three Chicago locations
5:30 - 11:30 p.m.
Harvest Ale Pub Crawl – Downtown Forest Park
and more!

Sep 26, 2010

Chicago area craft beer events, Week of September 27-30 - Chicago craft beer | Examiner.com

Chicago area craft beer events, Week of September 27-30 - Chicago craft beer | Examiner.com While the traditional German Oktoberfest celebrations are already underway, here's a new slew of events for the American "October" Fest — or is that "Rocktober?"

Sep 25, 2010

Flash: More Saturday Craft Beer events for September 25! - Chicago craft beer | Examiner.com

Two devilishly tasty beers on sale at Flossmoor Station today, and following Ultimate Beer Bout II at Mokena's Tribes Alehouse, tickets go on sale for UBB III!

Sep 23, 2010

Chicago area craft beer events, weekend of September 24-26 - Chicago craft beer | Examiner.com

Oktoberfest celebrations continue, plus fund-raising events and Ultimate beer Bout: Rogue vs. Dogfish Head!

Sep 21, 2010

Area Winners at the Great American Beer Festival - Chicago craft beer | Examiner.com

Finally, here is the rundown of area winners from the Great American Beer Festival, held this past weekend in Denver, CO:

Lombard’s Rodney Kibzey wins his 2nd Sam Adams Longshot - Chicago craft beer | Examiner.com

Rodney Kibzey of suburban Lombard has won his second LongShot with a Black IPA. His homebrew recipe will be “sized up” and brewed for the LongShot 2011 six-pack along with a Belgian-style IPA by Richard Roper of Georgia, and the Sam Adams Employee winner, “Honey Bee’s Lavender Wheat,” by Caitlin DeClercq.

Rodney previously won the 2007 LongShot (for production in 2008) with a Weizenbock

Sep 18, 2010

Beer Alert! Bell’s 25th Anniversary Ale - Chicago craft beer | Examiner.com

We will keep an updated tally of where this beer has been found locally, and come back with a review when we get a hold of one. That's my service to you, the reader!

Sep 15, 2010

Chicago startup Finch’s Beer names brewmaster - Chicago craft beer | Examiner.com

There are now more breweries and brewpubs in the planning stages in the Chicago area than we can easily keep track of. One of these is Finch's Beer, in works to open next year in Chicago. Principals Benjamin and Paul Finch have announced one key addition to their operation this month:Read on…