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.

Membership Appreciation Party

Cerveza de Mayo 2019
Sat May 11, 2019 • 5:00pm - 10:30pm
2417 W Hubbard St.

Join us for our 8th annual Cerveza de Mayo on Saturday, May 11th, from 5:00pm—10:30pm. We'll be featuring CHAOS home brews and guest taps paired with a grande taco fiesta. Súbele will be playing live sets throughout the night!

Meet fellow beer geeks and check out our club brew house. We are accepting $35 trial memberships right up to party time.

Upcoming Events

Competition Bottle Drop off due dat... Tue Apr 23, 2019 • 7:30am - 5:00pm
CHAOS & Goose Island Competitio... Fri Apr 26, 2019 • 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Cerveza de Mayo 2019 Sat May 11, 2019 • 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Wing night and bottle share at Land... Wed May 22, 2019 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Homebrew Con 2019 Thu Jun 27, 2019 • 8:00am - 6:00pm
BrewBQ Homebrew Beer Fest Sat Aug 17, 2019 • 2:00pm - 7:00pm