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CFF’s FESTIV-ALE: A Celebration of Beer

Posted by Bob Skilnik on August 13, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFestivAle Goose Island Wrigleyville
August 5, 2008                                                                                    

Elizabeth Burke
(312) 236-4491
eburke@cff.org

CFF’s FESTIV-ALE: A Celebration of Beer

Leading the fight against cystic fibrosis, the Greater Illinois Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, along with the Young Professional Leadership Committee, will host FESTIV-ALE: A Celebration of Beer. Join us Thursday, September 25th from 6pm-7pm for the VIP reception and 7pm to 10pm for All Access at Goose Island BrewPub Wrigleyville, 3535 N. Clark – a great unofficial start to Chicago’s Oktoberfest.

The event will bring together beer enthusiasts to sample hand crafted, high end beers from over 12 of the Midwest’s finest vendors. These include Flatlander’s, Flossmoor Station, Goose Island, Gordon Biersch, Govnor’s Public House, Piece Brewery & Pizzeria, Peak Organic Brewery, Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, Summit Brewery, Trumer Brauerei, Two Brothers & Walter Payton’s Roundhouse.

Tickets are $50 for regular entry and $75 for the VIP reception. Included in the ticket price are all you can eat heavy appetizers and unlimited beer tastings. This event also features silent and live auctions, Towers of Beer raffles and a live band – “The Balance”. Come out and “Cure What Ales Ya!” For more information and to purchase tickets online please go to http://www.chicagofestivale.com or call 312-236-4491 ext. 114.

This 21 and over event is hosted by the Young Professional Leadership Committee and presented by Goose Island BrewPub Wrigleyville. FESTIV-ALE still has partnerships available if your company is interested please call 312-236-4491 ext. 114.

The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a nonprofit donor-supported organization, is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease. Cystic fibrosis is an inherited genetic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States.
For further information about cystic fibrosis go to http://www.cff.org.

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Fitger Brewing Company Makes The National Register Of Historic Buildings

Posted by Bob Skilnik on August 13, 2008

Fitzger Brewery

Fitzger Brewery

Quick Description: This is the Fitger Brewing Company complex in Duluth, MN – listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Building #84001690. The first refrigerator machine in the state of Minnesota was installed at this brewery in 1890.

A beautiful and maintained pre-Prohibition brewery. I love it!

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