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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: 199
Latest Activity: May 2

Discussion Forum

Future rides 71 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 Brett Miller Apr 28.

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.

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 LarryN on September 4, 2020 at 3:53am

Pollyanna Yes

Imperial Oak Yes

Comment by djm on September 3, 2020 at 4:35pm

Would have to in order to return before dark.

Comment by bobweiser on September 3, 2020 at 4:13pm

sadly, busy until 2. i assume you'd leave before then?

Comment by Serge Lubomudrov on September 3, 2020 at 2:31pm


Comment by djm on September 3, 2020 at 2:15pm

Saturday?  WSW wind -> Pollyanna?  Imperial Oak?  Or...?

Comment by bobweiser on September 1, 2020 at 1:58pm

Comment by Boonji on August 29, 2020 at 7:42am

Hey, I am finally going to make it out for a ride.  See You in a hour. 

Comment by djm on August 28, 2020 at 10:04pm

May meet you downstream.  Will SMS you, Serge.

Comment by Alina M on August 28, 2020 at 9:32pm

See you tomorrow! 

Comment by LarryN on August 28, 2020 at 7:40pm



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