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Naperville Ale Fest

Discussion in 'US - Great Lakes' started by PHBoiler, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Savant (330) Illinois Jan 13, 2012

    Awesome news! Good job!
     
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  2. DHS1029

    DHS1029 Savant (325) Illinois Feb 14, 2013

    This looks AMAZING! I'm definitely in!!
     
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  3. DHS1029

    DHS1029 Savant (325) Illinois Feb 14, 2013

    Three Floyd's - Zombie Dust
    Goose Island - BCBS
    Bell's - Hopslam and Black Note
    Pipeworks - Citra Ninja
     
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  4. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Advocate (545) Illinois Nov 26, 2011

    My tickets are bought!!!!
     
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  5. Put them on your internets thingy and you'll get more urban hipsters at your fest.
     
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  6. Seago

    Seago Aficionado (110) Illinois Dec 26, 2012

    For those who didn't get VIP tickets - we are working on a second list of rare & hard to find beers that will be available in the general admission area.
     
  7. Seago

    Seago Aficionado (110) Illinois Dec 26, 2012

    Naperville Ale Fest Announces Third Round of Breweries

    Arcadia Brewing Company, Barley Island Brewing Company, Berghoff, Boulevard Brewing Co., Brewery Ommegang, Brooklyn Brewery, Capital Brewery, Chicago Beer Company, Church Street Brewing Company, Cisco Brewers, Deschutes Brewery, Flying Dog Brewery, Great Lakes Brewing Co., Harpoon Brewery, Hinterland Brewery, Kentucky Ale, Lake Effect Brewing Company, Lakefront Brewery, Magic Hat Brewing Company, Metropolitan Brewing, New Holland Brewing Company, O'Fallon Brewery, Pipeworks Brewing Company, Redhook Brewing, Rogue, Southern Tier Brewing Company, Three Angles Brewing, Trumer Pils, Unita Brewing Co. and Uncommon Brewers
     
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  8. AJDePaul

    AJDePaul Savant (290) Illinois Jun 29, 2012

    Nicely done and good to see Deschutes on a local fest list!
     
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  9. Seago

    Seago Aficionado (110) Illinois Dec 26, 2012

  10. If a friend with a great band was interested in performing, who should I have them contact?

    A real musicians band, not some high school crap. Lol
     
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  11. Seago

    Seago Aficionado (110) Illinois Dec 26, 2012

  12. Seago

    Seago Aficionado (110) Illinois Dec 26, 2012

    FRIDAY = PAYDAY = BEER MONEY
    Get your Naperville Ale Fest tickets before they sell out... (BA Mod edit: added link to BA calendar ~B)
    www.NapervilleAleFest.com/Tickets

    Tickets Now On Sale - The Naperville Ale Fest will feature of 180 beers from craft breweries around the country.
     
  13. SWChi

    SWChi Savant (350) Illinois Oct 25, 2012

    Nice...of course something in the burbs when I'll be the city that day..
     
  14. Seago

    Seago Aficionado (110) Illinois Dec 26, 2012

    The Naperville Ale Fest will be pouring 6 different Solemn Oath beers at the 2013 Naperville Ale Fest - Snaggletooth Bandana, Wreckagemaster, Mr. Inappropriate, Grumpess, Mythological Wonder, and Scareball
     
  15. jplopez21

    jplopez21 Advocate (570) Illinois Nov 14, 2012

    And here I thought you guys would just bring some more common craft beer. If all the brewers are bringing their A game + some rare stuff, I might just have to go.
     
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  16. PDZ

    PDZ Savant (260) Illinois Jun 26, 2012

    Any idea on what others are bringing?
     
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  17. AJDePaul

    AJDePaul Savant (290) Illinois Jun 29, 2012

    Love me some Scareball. This is going to be fun.
     
  18. jverdo1

    jverdo1 Aficionado (145) Illinois Apr 5, 2012

    Everyone can use this as the training festival for the real one three weeks later in Madison - sorry, I had to do it!
     
  19. +1
     
  20. Seago

    Seago Aficionado (110) Illinois Dec 26, 2012

    The final beer list is complete and the 2013 Naperville Ale Fest will feature 203 unique American Craft Beers from 88 different breweries.

    www.NapervilleAleFest.com
     
  21. krl2112

    krl2112 Advocate (575) Illinois Nov 10, 2012

    Where is the list of beers?
     
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  22. Blurgh! Wish I would've heard about this sooner - nonetheless, just bought my non-VIP tix.
     
  23. Seago

    Seago Aficionado (110) Illinois Dec 26, 2012

  24. PDZ

    PDZ Savant (260) Illinois Jun 26, 2012

  25. krl2112

    krl2112 Advocate (575) Illinois Nov 10, 2012

    Yeah thanks. I saw the post on Facebook with the list of beers. Guess I was expecting more from the previous discussions about some having cool and limited stuff. Was hoping to to see some cool stuff from Founders, bells and FFF. Guess just regular stuff I can get at Binny's like most of the breweries coming. At least GI is bringing BCBS and SP. oh well.
     
  26. krl2112

    krl2112 Advocate (575) Illinois Nov 10, 2012

    Not sure i understand ur comment.
     
  27. Seago

    Seago Aficionado (110) Illinois Dec 26, 2012

    There are ten beers that will be released in the VIP area that are not on released list.
     
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  28. Color me shocked that FFF's beers remain a mystery. Telling people what to expect is most certainly not metal.
     
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  29. Seago

    Seago Aficionado (110) Illinois Dec 26, 2012

    There are over 180 beers at the fest. Not all of them can be rare and limited beers. There is limited stuff being poured from Solemn Oath, Two Brothers, Pipe Works, Goose Island, Urban Legend, Lakefront, Metropolitan, Revolution,Rogue, and Sam Adams. And we haven't released what is being poured from FFF's.
     
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  30. krl2112

    krl2112 Advocate (575) Illinois Nov 10, 2012

    Yes, understood. Was really looking forward to Bells and Founders. Looking forward to see what FFF will bring.
     
  31. Seago

    Seago Aficionado (110) Illinois Dec 26, 2012

    We are pouring some Bell's Round House in the VIP tent and I am still trying to get something special from Founders to pour in the general admission area. I will keep you updated about Founders.
     
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  32. Seago

    Seago Aficionado (110) Illinois Dec 26, 2012

    The Naperville Ale Fest will be pouring 10 beers exclusively in the VIP Area. Introducing the
    Good Beer Hunting Rare & Hard To Find Beer List. Naperville Ale Fest

    Solemn Oath Famine
    Dogfish Head Black & Blue
    Widmier Brothers SXNW
    Pipeworks Brewing Limited Release
    Vander Mill Limited Release
    Green Bush Damn Dirty Ape
    New Belgium Hop Kitchen French Aramis
    Bell's Round House
    Goose Island Bourbon County Coffee Stout
    Forbidden Root Sublime Ginger
     
  33. Sorry just to clarify - there will not be any BCBCS available outside of the VIP area?
     
  34. AJDePaul

    AJDePaul Savant (290) Illinois Jun 29, 2012

     
  35. BeerGreg

    BeerGreg Savant (460) Illinois May 17, 2013

    Would love to go, but I'll be hosting my buddy from Boston all weekend. We're going to Pearl Jam at Wrigley the day before this, then plan on golfing Saturday. Don't think I could convince my GF to be a DD for the festival, either. Lineup and beer list looks awesome!
     
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  36. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Advocate (545) Illinois Nov 26, 2011

    My dad brother and myself will be there as long as Shannon doesn't burst before the 20th.
     
  37. Seago

    Seago Aficionado (110) Illinois Dec 26, 2012

    There will be some Bourbon County Brand Stout in the general admission area but the Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout will only be in the VIP area.
     
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  38. BeerGreg

    BeerGreg Savant (460) Illinois May 17, 2013


    Sounds like a good time. My dad took one sip of Zombie Dust, now refuses to try any more craft beers. Ha, so he wouldn't go with me.
     
  39. AJDePaul

    AJDePaul Savant (290) Illinois Jun 29, 2012

    Smart man... to like ZD that much that is.
     
  40. BeerGreg

    BeerGreg Savant (460) Illinois May 17, 2013


    Except that he hated it. Always refers to what I'm drinking as "One of your gross beers."
     

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