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Chicagoland Beer Exploration Society


Chicagoland Beer Exploration Society

Every member of the Society (CBES) should aspire to have a beer at every brewery or brewpub located in a day or two bicycle ride distance from Chicago (and, of course, within the city limits).

Naturally, preferable way of getting to is by bike, as for riding back . . . whatever is available, train, bus, horse and buggy, depending on amount of beverages consumed at the destination.

Routes on Ride with GPS, here.

On Facebook, here.

On Twitter, here.

Lists of breweries and brewpubs (and other beer things): on Facebook, and on Twitter.

Up-to-date map (with a list, postal- and web-addresses and phone numbers, where available). Five hundred thirty (530!) so far.

Location: Chicago and around
Members: 181
Latest Activity: Dec 19, 2017

Discussion Forum

Post your favorite local beers here! 14 Replies

Did you just try a local beer that you thought was exceptional?  Post it here!  Continue

Started by Rich S. Last reply by Allan Oct 3, 2017.

Bikes, Bites and Brews - North Mayfair Festival 1 Reply

North Mayfair Improvement Association (NMIA) is pleased to announce “Bikes, Bites & Brews”, a neighborhood festival scheduled for Labor Day weekend, September 1 – 3, 2017.  Fest-goers can look…Continue

Started by Matthew J. Robertson. Last reply by Serge Lubomudrov Jul 30, 2017.

Future rides 65 Replies

Please post suggestions, ideas and discuss 'em here.Continue

Tags: beer rides, brewery rides, future rides, CBES

Started by Serge Lubomudrov. Last reply by bobweiser Apr 19, 2017.

Beer-, but non necessarily bike-related events 43 Replies

Post here a beer-related event you'd like to attend and invite others.Continue

Tags: beer events, events, beer

Started by Serge Lubomudrov. Last reply by Serge Lubomudrov Dec 11, 2014.

Comment Wall


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Comment by bobweiser on March 7, 2013 at 1:44am

now i'm thinking dark lord day tickets might go on sale sat. 3/16. i know it's short notice, but what about this sat. 3/9? High of 48F!

Comment by Deet 4.5mi on March 6, 2013 at 8:18pm

robert are you in?

Comment by JustWill on March 6, 2013 at 3:15pm

Dang... I'm out that weekend :(

I'll be back in town for the following weekend

Comment by Deet 4.5mi on March 6, 2013 at 2:56pm

so is any one up for the next ride to three floyds on march 16th?

Comment by Deet 4.5mi on March 2, 2013 at 9:38am

I will do the ride and the beer but i dont run. There and back will not be a problem. We should set up a date

Comment by Serge Lubomudrov on March 1, 2013 at 10:22pm
Sure. Unless we find a friendly local to give us shelter overnight ;-)
Comment by Eduardo on March 1, 2013 at 3:19pm

...Then ride back?

Comment by Serge Lubomudrov on March 1, 2013 at 2:17pm

Ride 40 miles to Crown Point, run 5K race, then drink beer at the Crownfest? Hmm . . .

Comment by Serge Lubomudrov on March 1, 2013 at 11:45am

Well, ImBIBE sent me a discount code for the BREWHAHA tickets. How can I not to go now?

Comment by Serge Lubomudrov on March 1, 2013 at 7:27am

I'm assuming, Eduardo, by "tomorrow" you meant Friday the 1st of March, right? I'll be working . . .


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