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Jan 27, 2013

Chicago Craft Beer Events, January 28 – 31 | The Beeronaut

Plenty of beer dinner pairings, stouts and barrel-aged beers, and a Hopslam or two!

Jan 23, 2013

Weekend Craft Beer Events in Chicago, January 25 – 27

More pourings for Bourbon Country Stout, another Local Option beer blitz, small-scale beer fests, and Metropolitan Generator doppelbock.

Jan 20, 2013

Chicago Craft Beer Events, January 21 – 24 | The Beeronaut

Bell's Hop Slam continues to hit town, plus a Stone Cellar Night, Oskar Blues, Old Rasputin, Sixpoint and more!

Jan 17, 2013

Chicago Craft Beer News Roundup - The Beeronaut

Doings with Off Color, Begyle, Church Street and Chain o'Lakes brewers. Hofbrauhaus Chicago sets a soft oepning, and the release for Kentucky Breakfast Stout is set!

Chicago Weekend Craft Beer Events, January 18 – 20

Hopslam strike the shores of Lake Michigan, Beer Bistro North goes All-Stout, and a chance to have a beer with Jarrett Payton.

Jan 15, 2013

Local Beer Makers Homebrew at FoBAB Documentary Party

Some of Chicago's beer bloggers worked on a short documentary about the Festival of Barrel-Aged beers. I got to go to the debut party.

Jan 14, 2013

Chicago Craft Beer Events, January 14 - 17

More events with Deschutes and new beers from Firestone Walker.

Jan 10, 2013

Chicago Craft Beer Calendar, January 11-13

Events with Deschutes, Half Acre, Pipeworks, and AleSmith.

Jan 6, 2013

Draftmark Tap System Unboxing

I have a full report on this new beer dispenser for Anheuser Busch beers. The device I was sent came with a gallon of Goose Island Honker's Ale, so it's all good. Works pretty nicely, takes up less space than a 12-pack. Just foams up a lot.

Deschutes and Chicago Craft Beer Calendar, January 7 - 10


Deschutes Brewing from Oregon is bringing its award-winning beers to Chi-Town! I have the debut week schedule, plus other big events.