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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.

Location: Chicago and around
Members: 200
Latest Activity: on Sunday

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, 2021.

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 bobweiser on Sunday

super beautiful and fragrant along the lake!

Comment by bobweiser on Saturday

posted! and hopefully will be approved soon.

Comment by bobweiser on May 13, 2022 at 11:21pm

now they say rain Sun., so moving 5th Step up to tomorrow. leaving Intelligentsia Broadway @ 9:30.

Comment by bobweiser on May 13, 2022 at 5:34pm

Comment by bobweiser on May 11, 2022 at 4:55pm

"bike" includes e-bike :-)

Comment by bobweiser on May 11, 2022 at 11:37am

can they ride a bike?

Comment by Alina M on May 11, 2022 at 10:19am

Unfortunately my parents will be in town. Have fun :)

Comment by bobweiser on May 10, 2022 at 11:46pm

looks like 5th Step has to be this weekend (if it's going to be on a weekend). rain Sat., so Sun.?

Comment by bobweiser on May 10, 2022 at 7:12pm

Comment by bobweiser on May 7, 2022 at 10:40am

mark, looks super! Fiesta L’Oak-O in Willow Springs! metra back from midway? have a great ride!


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