Posts Categorized: Brewsletter

August 2017 CBE Brewsletter

Brewletter Blog Header Hello Brew Crew! I hope that you are all enjoying summer! In this month’s Brewsletter, I want to discuss an article that shows how much beer has boomed in Chicago. Ryan Ori, in a recent column in the Chicago Tribune, brings up some incredible stats.

June 2017 CBE Brewsletter

Brewletter Blog Header Hello brew crew! After a cool, rainy spring, summer has arrived! Chicago in the summer is full of great events, but we’ve got a really neat one for you this Friday and Saturday: Craft Brews at the Lincoln Park Zoo. Tickets are normally $49, but you can use the discount code “ChicagoBeerExp” for 10% off your tickets. Here’s the ticket link.

May 2017 CBE Brewsletter

Brewletter Blog Header Hello brew crew! Chicago Craft Beer Week is upon us, folks! If you are in the Chicagoland area, get ready to enjoy a bunch of beer-focused events running from tomorrow through May 25. These range in size from huge beer fests to neighborhood bar tap takeovers and feature breweries of all sizes and locations with a great local focus.

April 2017 CBE Brewsletter

Brewletter Blog Header Hello brew crew! Happy spring! We’ve had a bit of a rainy start, but sunshine and warm weather are on its way. To start this month’s Brewsletter, I wanted to touch base on some recent developments in the craft beer scene. The U.S. Brewers Association released their annual beer numbers. Craft beer growth has slowed to 6%, causing some concern.

March 2017 CBE Brewsletter

Brewletter Blog Header Hello Brew Crew! Bruce checking in, and I hope you are all well and gearing up for St. Patrick’s Day and Spring! In this month’s brewsletter, I wanted to write a bit about a newer trend in craft beer. All industries are subject to trends, and craft beer is no exception.

February 2017 CBE Brewsletter

Brewletter Blog Header Hello brew crew! If you’ve been on one of our tours, you know that we think beer history a blast. It turns out that we aren’t alone: the Smithsonian just hired its first ever beer scholar, Theresa McCulla.

January 2017 CBE Brewsletter

Brewletter Blog Header Hello brew crew! As part of our New Year’s resolutions – other than going to the gym (#alreadyfailed) – we are starting a monthly newsletter. This will be hopped up on beer related info from Chicago, the U.S., and the world. Let’s start with a little 2016 craft beer-in-review. Here are some stats from the U.S.