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Illinois Craft Beer Week: 2018 Chicago Guide

Hello Brew Crew, Craft beer week is back! Rebranded the more inclusive “Illinois Craft Beer Week” (shoutout to our suburban, central, and southern Illinois friends), ICBW takes place May 18th through May 25th to provide delicious hoppy goodness. While you can check the official website for a listing of most events, below are some particular things we’re looking forward to in the city of Chicago.

Ultimate 2018 Chicago Bachelor Party Planning Guide

Bachelor Party on Sin & Suds Beer Tour Ultimate Chicago Bachelor Party Planning Guide: Top 19 Ideas for Bachelor Parties in Chicago in 2018 We’ve been there. Your best friend announces he’s getting hitched. After congratulating him, even more news drops: he wants you to be his best man. And with great power, comes great responsibility, which includes planning an awesome bachelor party.

The Best Corporate Events in Chicago

Chicago Beer Experience Beer Tour The Best Corporate Events in Chicago: 13 Ideas for Planning A Perfect Team Building Event/Company Outing Corporate events and teambuilding are important to keep company teams functioning and employees happy. But planning corporate events and outings can be difficult.

Best Beer Gifts – 2017 Holiday Beer Gift Guide

Beer Stuffed Stocking For the 2017 Holiday Season, here are 49 creative beer gift ideas for the beer lover in your life! Hello brew crew! The holidays – and gift-giving season – are rapidly approaching. To assist, we updated our annual beer gift list that will make beer lovers blush when they tear open the wrapping paper.

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.

Chicago Craft Beer Week 2017 Guide

CCBW Logo 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 events running from May 18, 2017 through May 25, 2017. These range in size from huge beer fests to neighborhood bar tap takeovers and feature breweries of all sizes.

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.