Barrel Aging and Blending Program

We also have a barrel aging program, where groups of members get together to learn about and try aging and blending of beers.

Classes and Education

CHAOS has ongoing classes ranging from our monthly beer style education and BJCP judging, to other odd topics such as stir plates, cider, and meadmaking.

Quarterly Member Parties

Our quarterly private events feature the homebrew of our members and allow everyone to showcase their recent creations while meeting and hanging out with other beer aficionados.

Dedicated Brewhouse

One of the unique benefits of the CHAOS brew club is access to our dedicated brew house, with all of the equipment you could ever need, as well as fun and knowledgeable company to help you brewing.

CHAOS Members

The club has an active membership that is constantly brewing and just hanging out enjoying great beer.

CHAOS, the Chicago Homebrew Alchemists of Suds, is a coalition of home-brewers, beer aficionados, and enthusiasts in the Chicago, IL area that strives to cultivate appreciation of the science and culture of beer through education, exploration, and community. As a club, CHAOS is unique in that it also offers a permanent space that allows members the ability to hone their craft in a community setting. Please feel free to register for our website and join in the discussion. To find out more about club membership click here. To find out more about the community brew house click here. CHAOS also has an active community with numerous gatherings, events, and classes ongoing. To see our upcoming events click here.

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Membership Appreciation Party

Stout Night VII
Sat Jan 27, 2018 • 6:30pm - 11:30pm

The ultimate winter warmer, hot spicy chili paired with dark roasted stouts, it's no wonder how Stout & Chili Night has become the most popular of CHAOS Brew Club's seasonal parties. Stay tuned for details!

Upcoming Events

CHAOS Deep Clean Day Thu Jan 18, 2018 • 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Stout Night VII Sat Jan 27, 2018 • 6:30pm - 11:30pm
February Monthly Meeting Tue Feb 13, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Big Brew - National Homebrew Day Sat May 5, 2018 • 9:00am - 7:00pm
Homebrew Con 2018 Thu Jun 28, 2018 • 8:00am - 6:00pm