Oak Park Micro Brew and Food Review, August 15th

The Largest Zero Waste Beer Fest in the Midwest! Hosted by and benefitting Seven Generations Ahead, who’s mission is to promote the development of ecologically sustainable and healthy communities. Saturday, August 15th.  3PM – 7PM. 200 beers! 70+ breweries. Illinois Craft Brewer’s Guild Replicales (saison this year). Brewery list here. Including these pals and favorites of…

Ride for AIDS Chicago 2015 – The Boozy Beggar Rides!

Hi, my name is Seth Feldman, though many people in the food & beverage industry in Chicago probably know me just as well as The Boozy Beggar, a sometime blogger/bartender/all around craft booze guy. This year I’ve decided to challenge myself physically and help raise awareness/money for TPAN, the Test Positive Awareness Network. TPAN “empowers everyone…

April Fools’ Day at The Whistler

The Whistler conducted their 2nd Annual Cocktail Challenge a few weeks ago, and just announced the winners. Each will be featured on the menu on April 1st, April Fools Day, in what is basically a customer-cocktail takeover! In addition, 25% of the night’s profits will go to local Logan Square-focused charities. So you can check…

Brewers Against Bad Things (and some 3 Sheeps Brewing events)

When I first heard about the Brewers Against Bad Things, I thought “this is going to be a cute internet comic, with mash paddles that shoot magic beams and beards that give their owners +5 against beer-consuming dragons.” The name’s light-hearted, but also succintly explains the focus. These are brewers dedicated to philanthropy, for serious…