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Almanac is coming to Chicago!

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Almanac Beer Co. partners with Wirtz Beverage for Illinois distribution

Almanac Beer Co. is proud to announce distribution in Chicago beginning August 2015. Almanac’s founders hail from the Midwest and have always loved the Windy City, and are excited to see their beers reach Chicago’s diverse craft market.

Wirtz Beverage will carry Almanac’s full current portfolio, including the Fresh Beer and Fresh Beer Limited Series, as well as Almanac’s Farm to Barrel oak-aged beers, beginning with Dogpatch Sour Flander’s-style Red Ale and Farmer’s Reserve Citrus, a sour blonde aged with Buddha’s Hand Citron, Yuzu, and Blood Oranges. Further seasonal and special releases will follow throughout the year.


Almanac will be partnering with various Chicago locations to host a variety of events to celebrate the launch:

August 17th | Beer Dinner at The Kitchen
August 18th | Meet the Brewers at Hopleaf
August 19th | Almanac + Moody Tongue Pairing & Flight Night at Dusek’s
August 20th | Meet the Brewers at Bangers & Lace
August 22nd | Beer Brunch at Longman & Eagle