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Old 03-20-2012, 04:25 PM   #1
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Default Starting Homebrew Club in NW Suburbs

Hey all! I have been contemplating joining a homebrew club for a while now, but I have decided to see if there is enough interest out there to start one up. I live in Roselle, which is a Northwest suburb of Chicago. I am throwing this out there as a feeler to see if enough people are interested to make this worthwhile.
My idea is to meet once a month to swap brews, recipes, tips and critiques. After meeting a few times we can decide what other directions we want to take the club.
If anybody is interested in this, please respond to this message or email me at antcoronato@gmail.com


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Old 03-22-2012, 05:51 PM   #2
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Hey! A buddy and I started a homebrewer co-op in Park Ridge, IL.
Here is a link to the page. Check it out!

https://www.facebook.com/PRIZEHomebrewers


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Old 03-23-2012, 03:36 PM   #3
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I'm in!
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Old 03-25-2012, 04:37 AM   #4
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I'm in too. Up in Buffalo Grove.
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I'm in Carol Stream and interested.

I'm checking out the Urban Knaves of Grain this Wednesday at their club meeting at the Rock Bottom in Warrenville.
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Old 03-26-2012, 01:29 PM   #6
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Great! I will have more details later this week for anyone interested.
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Old 04-02-2012, 06:01 PM   #7
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Ok, the first meeting will take place at Bigby's Pour House in Addison next Tuesday April 10th at 7:00pm. Anybody is welcome to come by and check it out. I would imagine that it will be pretty informal since it will be the first meeting and all. If you have bottles of homebrew that you would like to share please bring them. I don't we will be able to try them at the meeting but you can exchange them with other members. If you have any questions reply to this message or email me at antcoronato@gmail.com
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For anyone who hasn't been to Bigby's it is located behind Mario's at 1700 W. Lake Street Addison, IL 60101
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Subscribing to thread.. I'm moving to Schaumburg in about a month!
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Hope to see some new faces tomorrow around 7 @ Bigbys!


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