Kegconnection Complete Starter Kit and More Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Homebrew shops south suburbs of Chicago

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-13-2009, 01:01 PM   #1
histo320
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Manteno, IL
Posts: 1,042
Liked 31 Times on 22 Posts
Likes Given: 8

Default Homebrew shops south suburbs of Chicago

I have been extremely busy getting ready for a move back to Illinois and I only have a few weeks to get some brewing in before I start coaching HS football.

Where are the good suppliers around the South Suburbs? I will be living in Bradley-Bourbonnais so I don't want to drive to far but you can't put a distance on the love of beermaking. Or would I be better off ordering from NOthern Brewer or other online supplier.

__________________
Tyler's Brewhaus

Drinking - The Plinian Legacy, Cream of Three Crops
Primary - Air
Secondary - Air
Up Next - Oberon Clone
histo320 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-13-2009, 01:51 PM   #2
blowmax10
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 378
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

I like Northern Brewer myself - great prices and great selection

__________________
The Joplin Homebrew club
blowmax10 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-14-2009, 04:49 AM   #3
Irish1225
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: LaGrange, IL
Posts: 134
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

I'm in LaGrange and go out to Aurora (I know that would be quite the haul for you to make), but Fox Valley Home Brew in downtown Aurora is pretty decent. They also have a brewing club, and if you join it, you get discounts on all your purchases (I think 5%).

__________________
Irish1225 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-14-2009, 09:22 AM   #4
Pappers_
Moderator
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Pappers_'s Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Chicago
Posts: 11,543
Liked 880 Times on 634 Posts
Likes Given: 1938

Default

BevArt is where I shop - 101st and Western. I live in Oak Lawn and it's only a ten minute drive.

Pappers_ is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-14-2009, 03:27 PM   #5
Irish1225
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: LaGrange, IL
Posts: 134
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Didn't know Bev Art was so close. Do they carry grains or mainly extracts?

__________________
Irish1225 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-16-2009, 04:51 AM   #6
histo320
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Manteno, IL
Posts: 1,042
Liked 31 Times on 22 Posts
Likes Given: 8

Default

I was hoping to find something closer but a drive is worth it for beer!

__________________
Tyler's Brewhaus

Drinking - The Plinian Legacy, Cream of Three Crops
Primary - Air
Secondary - Air
Up Next - Oberon Clone
histo320 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-16-2009, 05:02 AM   #7
Demon
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Demon's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Willowbrook, IL
Posts: 926
Liked 95 Times on 66 Posts
Likes Given: 9

Default

HydroCork in Crest Hill has limited kits and supplies.

__________________
Demon is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-16-2009, 05:50 PM   #8
BBBF
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Chicago
Posts: 1,026
Liked 46 Times on 36 Posts
Likes Given: 8

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Irish1225 View Post
Didn't know Bev Art was so close. Do they carry grains or mainly extracts?
They carry grains
__________________
BBBF is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-17-2009, 02:56 AM   #9
The Soft Underbelly
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Joliet, Il
Posts: 218
Liked 9 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 19

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Demon View Post
HydroCork in Crest Hill has limited kits and supplies.
And a bit pricey too. Anyone know what the story is on the Brew And Grow that was supposed to open out in Romeoville?

I live out in Joliet and order from Northern Brewer for what it's worth.
__________________
The Soft Underbelly is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-17-2009, 03:01 AM   #10
Pappers_
Moderator
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Pappers_'s Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Chicago
Posts: 11,543
Liked 880 Times on 634 Posts
Likes Given: 1938

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Irish1225 View Post
Didn't know Bev Art was so close. Do they carry grains or mainly extracts?
Bev Art is a small store, but really great - pretty much anything you need! And very friendly. Lots of grain selections.
__________________
http://www.singingboysbrewing.com
Pappers_ is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hello from the western suburbs of Chicago g13092 Introductions 3 12-11-2008 05:20 PM
Grain seller in Chicago SW suburbs? Eves General Beer Discussion 4 11-14-2008 02:38 PM
Local recommnded home brew shops--Chicago land mr_bell Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10 07-23-2008 03:08 PM
hello from the Chicago suburbs Ripper Introductions 5 05-15-2008 12:46 AM
hello from the far SW suburbs of Chicago db_brew Introductions 9 01-10-2008 06:05 PM