Since 1996, the BABBLE Homebrewers Club of Lake County has brought homebrewing enthusiasts across the region together to share their knowledge and passion for brewing. BABBLE members come from a wide range of skill levels, including extract, all-grain, HERMS, RIMS, and professional brewers. In addition to beer, members also produce meads, ciders, and the occasional bottle of wine as part of their brewing activities.
Our homebrew competition, Babble Brew-Off 2015: The American Cup, was held on August 15th, 2015. Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to all the winners!
Our August meeting was held at ZümBier's tasting room in Waugegan. Owner Larry Bloom gave a talk on recipe development.
BABBLE meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of the month (2nd Thursday of the month in Nov. and Dec.) at 7:30PM.
The September meeting will be at Wine Knows, 1130 E Washington St, Grayslake, IL.
Former BABBLE member Karl Hagglund will be giving the club a talk about the sour beers, with an emphasis on Flanders Red's
Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 24th at 7:30pm.
Feel free to stop by, introduce yourself, and check out what the club has to offer.
The October meeting will be held at Only Child Brewing, 1350 Tri State Pkwy, Gurnee on October 22nd.
The club style of the month will be cider.
The November meeting will be at Perfect Brewing Supply, 619 E Park Ave, Libertyville.
The club style of the month will be Belgian strong.
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