2nd Annual PALE Winter Party – "It Came Upon a Midnight Beer" – CANCELED

PALE Members, Our Winter Party on December 7th has been unfortunately canceled. We tried to streamline the costs as much as possible, and as a result, our break-even point was very close to maximum attendance. Unfortunately, we have not come close enough to this number to maintain costs. Those of you who have paid already ... More

PALE Homebrew Club Elections

September marks the end of the Club Year for PALE. This means that, over the next two months a great deal of important club business will be conducted and it is imperative that you participate in these matters. To participate in the following events, you must be a Member in Good Standing. This means, you must be an ... More

A Call For Volunteers!

The Midwest Brewers Fest (MWBF) needs capable and enthusiastic volunteers before, during and after our annual festival, which will be held on August 24, 2013 at Plainfield’s Riverfront Park. The third annual MWBF will feature more than 60 breweries and over 150 beers. Last year, we attracted over 3,000 guests and expect ... More

Congratulations to David Christensen!

PALE Members, please join us in congratulating David Christensen on being elected to the Board of Directors, Seat #2. More

June Meeting

Just a reminder to everybody that the June Meeting is happening this Thursday!  (check the count-down clock to the right) This will be a busy meeting, so if you can, please arrive early, order a bite to eat, maybe something to wash it down with, and then we will get through normal business as quickly as possible! More

HB630 Passed the Senate Executive Committee – Heading to Senate Floor for Second Reading

The IHA has notified us that HB630 has passed the Senate Executive Committee with a vote of 15-0-0. It has been placed on the calendar to receive a Second Reading on the Senate floor May 2, 2013. More

2013 AHA – PALE Big Brew Day

Looking for some brewers for Big Brew Day, I have space for a 5-6 brewers. We are discussing brewing a big barleywine or IPA and barrel aging it! Recipe discussion on the forums : http://forum.palebrewers.org/index.php/topic,211.0.html Please respond ASAP if interested! When: Saturday May 4th - starting at 9am --- all ... More

May 2013 Club Meeting

The next club meeting is to be held at 7:00PM on May 02, 2013 @ the Tailwind's Distilling Company, Plainfield, IL, right next-door to Brandon's new shop! Tailwind's does not have food on-site, so we are once-again doing a pot luck dinner!  It was such a success lat time, we could not help but do it again!  Head on over ... More

Midwest Brewers Fest: Planning Kick-off Meeting

If you were planning on attending the planning kick-off meeting tomorrow, please be aware that there was a change of venue. The meeting is now being held at Moe Joe's! Check the calendar for specifics on time and location. More

P.A.L.E Social Outing: Roller Derby

Sunday, February 17-Love is a Battlefield: Divas de las Meurtas VS. Glamazons Doors open at 6:15, bout starts at 7:15. Best to arrive before 7:00. Tickets are $12 at the door or $10 in advance. I think there is a lower price for children, but not sure right now what it is. There is a concession stand at the rink. The ... More