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Top Breweries Across the Nation

Many Americans love their beer and a great way to savor a cold brew is by indulging at the breweries from which they originate. The following are 10 of the best breweries to visit across the nation.

08/06/2013

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Dodgers Unveil New Trick To Keep Ballpark Beer Cold

Ever spend $8 on a beer at a baseball game only to have the hot summer sun warm the beer before you could finish it?

670 The Score–07/24/2013

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Guide To Chicago Craft Beer Week

From May 16 – May 26, take advantage of Craft Beer Week in Chicago. For eleven days you can enjoy craft beer events, tastings and special menus across the city at participating restaurants, bars and breweries.

05/16/2013

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Best Cherry Dishes In Chicago

Celebrate National Cherry Month with a variety of cherry dishes and drinks in Chicago.

02/20/2013

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Best Places To Celebrate Oktoberfest 2012 In Chicago

You don’t have to have German roots to enjoy the “oom pah” of brass bands and the headiness of Oktoberfest beers. Just bring an appetite for German dishes and be willing to try a polka or sing with the crowd.

09/06/2012

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Best Bars With A College Night In Chicago

Nightlife in Chicago doesn’t always have to consist of overpriced drinks and unbearable crowds. Check out some local bars in Chicago that cater to College students from the featured games to the drink specials.

08/30/2012

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Anheuser-Busch To Take Goose Island Beer Nationwide

The signature Chicago craft brews from Goose Island beer are set to go nationwide.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

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Best Pool Halls In Chicago

The best pool halls in Chicago have a relaxed and casual atmosphere that lets you shoot some pool solo or with a group of friends. Check out these five affordable spots that you can play pool for fun or competition.

08/09/2012

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Restrictions On Distribution Frustrate Home Beer Brewers

Brewing beer at home is perfectly legal, but state officials are issuing a reminder that offering homebrew at a public event is not.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

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Best Live Band Karaoke In Chicago

Have you been rocking out into a hairbrush in front of the bathroom mirror for as long as you can remember? Working hard on your stage presence in private? Take your passions out in to the open and perform with a live band.

07/19/2012

A Starbucks store in Schaumburg is now offering beer and wine in the evenings. (CBS)

Coffee, Tea — Or Booze? Starbucks Rolling Out New Concept

Starbucks has selected the first Chicago-area store to offer an expanded menu that includes beer and wine. CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey was at the grand opening.

06/29/2012

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Best Pride After-Parties In Chicago

Get ready to party during Pride Weekend in Chicago. Who says you need to turn in early during Pride Weekend? Check out these nightclubs and bars to keep partying into the early hours.

06/11/2012

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Best Hipster Hangout Spots In Chicago

Looking for great food and drinks to enjoy alongside the company of like-minded, free-thinkers such as yourself? Then look no further than this list of awesome haunts to enjoy just that.

05/24/2012

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Video: Here’s Tracy McGrady In A Chinese Beer Commercial

There’s really no good way to set up a Tracy McGrady Chinese beer commercial.

670 The Score–05/22/2012

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Best Bars To Watch The NBA Finals In Chicago

Trying to pick the ideal place to watch the NBA finals in Chicago just got a little easier, because all these bars offer a friendly atmosphere, an abundance of televisions to watch the game on, and a wide selection of beer.

05/17/2012

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Chicago Craft Beer Week

Tipplers, sots, souses, and dipsomaniacs of the city: your time has come. Chicago Craft Beer Week is here, let’s enjoy it to the max!

05/15/2012

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Best Live Latin Music In Chicago

Looking to get your rumba, salsa, or tango on? Chicago is no stranger to great live Latin music. Be sure to check out any of the following Chicago venues; they all offer the chance to enjoy free live music in a casual atmosphere. Brush up on Latin moves, put your dancing shoes on and go check out one of these local hotspots.

05/03/2012

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Best Bars To Watch UFC Fights In Chicago

Watch UFC fights on big screen televisions while enjoying beer and food at any of these local bars in Chicago.

04/19/2012

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Chicago’s Best Old-Timey Bars

Old-school establishments are some of my favorite city nightspots. While I’m no stranger to many of the newer bars lining Chicago streets, it’s the atmosphere of the city’s older watering holes that piques my interest. Before you belly up to the local bar, take a peek at what’s on tap at several longstanding Chicago bars.

03/29/2012

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