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Uncle Fatty’s is Dead, Long Live Pinball at Headquarters Beercade (And We Called It!)

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It wasn’t but 48 hours after we tweeted this: Per DNAInfo, @emporiumchicago is expanding. Maybe HQ_Chicago could take over Uncle Fatty’s next?… — Guys Drinking Beer (@guysdrinkinbeer) April 2, 2013 …that Headquarters Beercade announced plans to Eater that they were taking over Uncle Fatty’s and moving in a couple dozen pinball machines. Holy crap, were we psychic? Or just …

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Homebrewing Legislation Headed to the Illinois State House

In Beer News, Beer Politics by Karl6 Comments

Over the past few weeks and months, members of the Illinois Homebrew Alliance (IHA), the Associated Beverage Distributors of Illinois (ABDI) and Illinois Licensed Beverage Assocation (ILBA) have been working in partnership to present a bill to the Illinois Legislature that would allow homebrewers to legally continue things like tastings, sampling events, contests and more; things that were technically somewhat …

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No Joke: Happy Birthday to GDB!

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In years to come, we’ll continue to wonder: What in the world made us release this site on April 1st, when we knew full well that the internet is always chock full of stupid pranks, intentionally-bad 24-hour site redesign, and generally unbelieveable content? And then we’ll remember, oh yeah, beers from Stone entered Chicago on that date in 2010, which …