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

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-renownedRead More

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

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 ofRead More


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 & OgdenRead More

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 itRead More

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