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Event Overview

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8th Annual Festiv-Ale: A Celebration of Beer

A showcase of craft beers for beer lovers by beer lovers!

1052 W. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60607

Date & Time:
September 12, 2014
6:00pm-7:00pm VIP Reception
7:00pm-11:00pm General Admission

Come out and "Cure What Ales Ya!" Festiv-Ale brings together beer enthusiasts to sample handcrafted, high-end beers from the Midwest's finest brewers. The event also features a silent auction, bucket raffle, a Tower of Beer raffle (three chances to win over 30 cases of beer), and live music!

Tickets are on sale NOW!
$65 for regular entry and $100 for the VIP reception.
We expect to sell out, so don't wait-- buy your tickets today!

Included in the ticket price are craft beer tastings, free signature dish samplings from local restaurants and entertainment. VIP ticket includes an extra hour of tastings, a special ale just for the VIP hour, and a goodie bag including additional beers. 

So what can you expect?

Collaborations and Releases
Chef Matt Troost from Three Aces + Greenbush Brewery - Collaboration and a release of a double black ale from Greenbrush and a special dish from Chef Matt
Temperance Beer Co will release their barrel aged porter and pair it with food from Popcorn Asylum.

Other Collaborations
• Bottle Fork + Begyle
• The Radler + Flesk
• Haymarket beer + food pairing

51st Ward Brewing will release Dave's Dunkelweizen in honor of the brewmaster's brother-in-law who lived with cystic fibrosis.

Other Great Additions!

Mash Tun Journal will present a beer and cheese pairings featuring beers from 18th Street, Une Annee featured in last issue of Mash Tun
• Purchase up your copy of the Mash Tun journal, along with their Chicagoland brewery maps. All proceeds from sales during Festiv-Ale will go to the Foundation.
• Look for newcomers Breakroom Brewing, Smylie Brothers, and Right Bee Cider!
• Have you always wanted to brew with a professional brewery? Get ready to bid on Rock Bottom's silent auction item! When you win this item, you get to brew with the Rock Bottom team and throw a special release party where the proceeds come back to the foundation. At Festiv-Ale, you'll be able to sample four beers from each greater Chicago Rock Bottom location.
• Come hungry! You'll get to try food from these outstanding Chicagoland restaurants: Small Bar, the Sal Lucia Soup Kitchen andThe Salsa Truck.VIP ticket holders will have access to two full pigs roasted by Frontier and Sunda - you won't want to miss this!
• Clear out your cellar and make sure you're ready to take home one of three Tower of Beer raffle prizes!Three lucky winners will walk away with over 20 cases of beer!

Evening Highlights

Brewer/Restaurant Collaborations
Silent Auction
Heavy Appetizers
Beer Tastings
Tower of Beer Raffles

For more information please contact Heather Kundert at:
hkundert@cff.orgor 312-236-4491 x113

Participating Breweries:



Important note on attendance for people with CF and their families:
The health and well-being of people with cystic fibrosis is our top priority. Medical evidence shows that certain bacteria can be passed between individuals who have CF and can lead to worse symptoms and speed decline in lung function. To limit the serious risk of cross-infection between people with CF, only one person with CF may be invited to attend the indoor portion of each CF Foundation-sponsored event.  For the outdoor portion of the event, people with CF should maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from each other.

Please note: People with CF and their families should be aware that individuals with CF might choose to attend Foundation events or meetings without notifying event organizers. We strongly discourage this; however, we cannot guarantee that only one person with CF will be present at any indoor Foundation event. For more information, please call your local chapter.

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