Tag: craft beer

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Vice District Brewing closing Homewood taproom

A craft brewery that needed multiple timeline extensions and received $100,000 in incentives from Homewood is closing its taproom at 18027 Dixie Highway. In a Facebook post dated June 24, Vice District said it was shifting focus toward distribution.    You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive[Read More…]

Fire pit, taproom make debut at Friday’s Pre-Dark Lord Festival

To craft beer enthusiasts, it’s known as “pDLD.” They know that Flossmoor Station’s Pre-Dark Lord Day is a once-a-year chance to taste beers from local brewers around the Midwest. It’s also an opportunity to sample “Wooden Hell,” which has been called the brewery’s “most infamous” product. Hours of Pre-Dark Lord Day are[Read More…]

Vice District Brewing open for business

Vice District Brewing, the newest microbrewery in the H-F area, is reopened.As of Friday, Nov. 9, the code violations that forced its closure have been corrected and the brewery is back up and running.Brewery owner Curtis Tarver is looking forward to an active clientele at the craft brewery at 18022[Read More…]

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Fun flowed at first Flossmoor Brew Fest

Smiling faces braced against chilly air to sip frosty beers at the first Flossmoor Brew Fest on Oct. 13 along Sterling Avenue. The fest attracted nearly 300 attendees, with about 175 people buying their tickets in advance and 100-plus getting a same-day ticket. Flossmoor Assistant Village Manager Allison Deitch said she[Read More…]

Vice District Brewing grand opening event is Aug. 31

Vice District Brewing will host the grand opening on Friday, Aug. 31, at its new location at 18027-18029 Dixie Highway in Homewood. The craft brewery is selling tickets for two-hour portions of the opening for $25. Vice will donate 25 percent of the proceeds to local nonprofit organizations. You have reached[Read More…]

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Vice District Brewing nearing opening in Homewood

After more than two years, Vice District Brewing appears to be closing in on an opening for its Homewood location. Village Manager Jim Marino confirmed the business’s liquor license will be on the agenda for the July 24 board of trustees meeting. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor[Read More…]

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2 local craft breweries continue development in spite of delays

Craft beer aficianados have been eagerly awaiting the opening of two breweries in Homewood, but both have experienced unforeseen delays.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.