“Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out”

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Name: “Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out”
Date: November 7, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM CST
Event Description:
Join us for a talk by Josh Noel, author of Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out: Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch, and How Craft Beer Became Big Business. From the 1988 founding of Goose Island, a family-owned Chicago brewpub, to Anheuser- Busch’s purchase of the brewery in 2011, Noel documents the story of craft beer’s ascendency and its subsequent introduction into the mainstream market. Noel explores the craft beer “war” and the questions it raises for consumers, beer fanatics, small breweries, and the large-scale commercial beer industry. A reception kicks off the event at 6:30pm. Light appetizers, wine, and, of course, beer, courtesy of Evanston’s Sketchbook Brewing Co., will be served. A book signing follows the presentation. Copies of Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out will be on sale at the event. Admission: $10, payable at the door. Cash/Visa/MC. EHC Members free. EHC membership information and sign-up available online and at the event. Reservations Recommended: Make a reservation online at evanstonhistorycenter.org/all-events/ or by emailing jthompson@evanstonhistorycenter.org LOCATION: The Evanston History Center, a non-profit organization, is housed in the national landmark, Charles Gates Dawes House at 225 Greenwood, Evanston, IL 60201. We are located half an hour north of Chicago’s Loop, and we are accessible by public transportation. Free parking is available on the street. By Car: Take either 94 or 294 to Dempster Street and go east. Greenwood Street is one block north of Dempster Street. By Train: Take CTA to Dempster Street or Metra to Davis Street, and go east. (Davis Street is a few blocks north of Greenwood.) For more information visit: www.evanstonhistorycenter.org
Evanston History Center, 225 Greenwood St., Evanston, IL 60201
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, November 7, 2019, 6:30 PM.
Contact Information:
Jenny Thompson, jthompson@evanstonhistorycenter.org
$10, payable at the door. EHC members free.
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