PALE 5th Anniversary BIG Brew with CBW/Werk Force

We will be brewing our anniversary Imperial Stout at CBW / Brew Werks ... SUNDAY, MARCH 1st  starting at 9am. (brewdays at Werk Force typically go to about 4pm) ALL Members are welcome to attend and enjoy. Note original date was Feb 22nd More

February Meeting Notes:

February Meeting highlights: 30+ members in attendance, several guests and new members as well. Would truly love to see more PALE members enter homebrew competitions. Please consider one of the upcoming competitions. February 8th Application DEADLINE : 2015 National Homebrewers Competition. Shipping to arrive before ... More

Start the New Year off right — join us at Hopvine Jan 8th, 7pm

Start the 2015 off with our next PALE meeting at Hopvine Brewing Company at 7pm. Raffles: One Four Pack of 2014 Bourbon County CBW Gift Card Hopvine is donating a growler ($5 value) and a $20 gift card for the raffle. Other items TBD!   PALE project reboot - bring your best beer this month for the ... More

Dec 13th – PALE Winter Party

Come ring in the holidays with your PALE friends and, Santa's favorite - BEER!  When: December 13th @ 6 pm Where: Grande Park Clubhouse - Map to the clubhouse can be found here - UPDATE - We have had generous beer donations from Hopvine and Polyanna to compliment our party. Hopvine - Oaty ... More

PALE Meeting and Membership Renewal

Thursday, November 6th, at Nevins Brewing Company in Plainfield Meeting begins promptly at 7pm. Please arrive early if you wish to renew your membership. We have cut our membership dues in half this year to only $10!!! Members in Good Standing may also pay on the web. If you are able to arrive early, you may also like to ... More

November Bottle Share – High Gravity Beers

Saturday November 29 at the home of Kevin Herbst at (7pm?) Bring at least 24 oz. of your favorite high gravity beer(s) and some munchies to share. Please see John Marlovits or email to join. More

Off Flavor Seminar

Thursday, December 4th, 7PM at Hopvine Ashleigh Hayden of New Belgium Brewery (and PALE member) is will be doing an exclusive Off Flavor Seminar for our club. Free to active PALE members, please register with Brian Phad or email to More

PALE Holiday Party

When: Saturday December 13th, 6PM Where: Grande Park Clubhouse 26401 Grande Park Blvd. Plainfield, IL 60585 What: A great party. Pale will provide awesome local beers and the first 60 signed up will get an exclusive PALE Winter Party tasting glass. We will also have a Bottleshare featuring rare and/or Holiday themed ... More

Learn to HomeBrew Day

Saturday November 1, 2014 at 8:00am at Hopvine Brewing Company, 4030 Fox Valley Center Dr, Aurora, Illinois 60504 Bring your brewing setup and some grains to brew on the patio with water from Hopvine. Otherwise, come to learn the processes of others and enjoy some craft beer. More

Letter from the Prez!

Hello all ... First I wanted to say I am very excited to take the reigns of PALE. For those of you that don't know me, I have been with PALE since the beginning and have been part of the board in different facets for many years. I am looking forward to a great year. Reminder: for the upcoming Okto-PALE-Fest - Sat. Oct ... More