March 2020

PALE Meeting Locations Upcoming:

  • April 2 – Werk Force Brewing
  • May 7 – Werk Force Brewing
  • June 4 – Oswego Brewing Company
  • July 9 – Werk Force Brewing 
  • August 6 – Werk Force Brewing
  • September 3 – Werk Force Brewing
  • October 1 – Pollyanna Brewing – 10 Year Anniversary Meeting!
  • November 5 – Werk Force Brewing December – Holiday Party

PALE Events and Updates

  • Annual PALE Chili Cookoff at Pollyanna – Saturday, April 25th.  Proceeds will benefit Naperville Responds for Veterans.  Start working on your chili recipes!
  • Mark your calendars and start planning for the National Hombrewers Conference / “Homebrewcon 2020”  in Nashville,  June 18-20
  • Drunk Monk Challenge is open for registration.
    Submit your beers, ciders, and meads from now until Friday, 3/6/2020
    They are also looking for stewards and judges.
    Awards ceremony is Saturday, 3/28/2020 at Two Brothers Round House at 6:00pm.
    Check out for information.
  • Charlie Orr Memorial Chicago Cup Homebrew Challenge is open for registration
    Submit your beers, ciders, and meads from Friday, 2/21/2020 to Friday, 3/13/2020.  
    They are looking for stewards and judges.
    Awards ceremony is Saturday, 3/28/2020 at Hailstorm Brewing Company at 5:00pm.
    Check out for information.

June 2019 – Werk Force

Please join us for our June Monthly Meeting! We are excited to be welcoming Emily Slayton (Skeleton Key Brewing) and Vikki Reid (Buckledown Brewing) to share with us about The Pink Boots Society (

We will be ordering pizza for the meeting. As we’ve done in the past, $5 each. YOUR RSVP IS CRUCIAL in determining food quantities. In an effort to avoid loss of funds, without an RSVP, we will be unable to provide food for you. Please let us know if you’re coming! If you have any questions, please contact a board member directly or email

Additionally, please plan on coming a little early to enjoy the brews Werk Force has on tap!

Raffle items will be shared soon…if you have anything to add, let us know!