Year of Beer

We’re putting the “pub” back in “public library” with an in-depth exploration of beer, from its historical and social contexts, to the cutting-edge craft brew scene, to the science of hops farming. A variety of tastings make the learning process thoroughly experiential!

Please note: These programs are for ages 21 & up and require registration. Call 274-2719 to register or for more information.

 

March 13 @ 6 pm – History of American Beer (White Oak Brewery)

April 3 @ 6 pm – A Wine Drinker’s Guide to Beer, and Vice Versa (Tannins & Hops)

May 1 @ 6 pm – Craft Beer in Illinois (Fox Pub)

June – No program (or, if you prefer, visit a few of our generous local brewers!)

July 17 @ 6 pm – Sustainability (Industry Brewing)

August 23 @ 6 pm – Sour Beer (Destihl)

September 29 @ 1 pm – Yeast (Omega Yeast)

October – No program (or, if you prefer, visit a few of our generous local brewers!)

November 27 @ 6 pm – Brewing Local Stories

December 10 @ 6 pm – Alternative Bittering Agents (Big Thorn)

January 14 @ 6 pm – The Bitter End: Hops (Sharp Mountain Hops)

 

A huge thank you to all our partner organizations! Cheers!

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