For The Love of BEER – Broo’ers Festival Returns.

Bonnaroo 2018: Broo'ers Festival

For The Love of BEER – Broo’ers Festival Returns Featuring over 24 different breweries from all over the U.S., this year’s Broo’ers Festival will once again offer many varieties of beers and ciders to wet your whistle. Come enjoy enjoy hearty bocks, revitalizing pilsners, fruity pale ales, refreshing ciders and more offered up by world-renowned microbreweries under one tent in the heart of Centeroo. This year’s lineup includes such favorites as: Bell’s, Blue Moon, Crazy Mountain, Crispin Cider, Jacob Leinenkugel, Oskar Blues, and Star Hill. We have also continued to…

Home brewing: Adding the malt extract and candied sugar to the wort

Stirring in the malt extract

Watch the golden malt extract ooze out into the swirling pot of love as we prepare a Belgian Trippel. If you listen closely, you might here a little “glug glug glug”. This time around, we used Mallard Malts as it’s what came with my kit.   When you’re finished pouring, add a little bit of the hot wort to the bottle to get the rest of it out. Now take another moment to admire the wort. Okay.. don’t drool into the wort. Any type of contamination will just ruin everything!…

WÜRST MUSIC & BEER FEST

wurst fest 2017

Murder By Death, The Anniversary, Diarrhea Planet, Masked Intruder, Shiner, Dramatic Lovers, Pkew Pkew Pkew, The Crombies, Post Child, Last False Hope, Kali Masi, Bleach Party, The Eradicator, Adam Lee, Speed Babes, Bad Mechanics, Tidal, Sam Vicari, Sincere Engineer, Hi Ho Friday Sep 8, 2017  –  Sunday Sep 10, 2017 12:00 PM $25 Plumbers Local Union Randolph & Ogden Chicago, ILIt might not be the BEST music fest, but it’s probably the Würst.** 3-Day Passes: $25 ** Tickets and Different food and drink packages available here. GutenBucks are accepted by all food vendors and…

Chicago Open Air Music [food, and beer] Festival 2017

chicago open air min - Chicago Open Air Music [food, and beer] Festival 2017

It was another good weekend for outdoor music in Chicago.  We caught Jimmy Buffett with Huey Lewis and The News at Wrigley, Almost got into Pitchfork, and capped it off with our first Chicago Open Air music festival (1 day of it, anyway). Chicago Open Air 2017 Line-up poster We were able to make it to the Sunday leg of the fest and were able to get there early enough for  Whores. That’s “Whores. Period.” as Jane and were having fun repeating over the weekend. Pretty sure we where still…