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JonP
1 day 21 hours ago

Amazon Smiles - Money For CHAOS NFP

AMAZON SMILES is a way that your regular spending on Amazon.com raises money for a NFP organization.  Without raising your prices on any products, Amazon will donate a portion of your spending to a nonprofit of your choice.  Follow the steps below and you can help raise money for CHAOS thr

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Jim Vondracek
2 weeks 5 days ago

Monastic Brewing - A Guided Tasting

Sharing this email from Ed Bove at the Brewers of South Suburbia:

In celebration of the Brewers of South Suburbia reaching a milestone of 30 years helping the home brewing community in Illinois, the BOSS Board formally invites your club to attend a special event!

 

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Ben r.
2 weeks 5 days ago

Farewell, Chaos!

It's bittersweet for me to say - but I moved out of Chicago to Denver at the beginning of November.

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StevenLane
3 weeks 2 days ago

Stout & Chili Night 2021

Hey Brewsters, our 10th annual Stout & Chili Night will be Sat Jan 30th, 6:30–10:00pm.

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StevenLane
1 month 1 week ago

CHAOS Club Meeting – December 2020

Our December club meeting will be on Zoom (details below). We will be discussing membership, upcoming events, and brewhouse maintenance/equipment needs.

December Meeting:
Tue Dec 8th, 7:00–8:30pm


Alex Dropkin
1 month 1 week ago

CHAOS Q1 Club Comp: Team Stouts

Winter is coming! It is time to brew some fire side sippers, dark and stormy brews, tummy warmers. . . I could go on and on. To keep things interesting, we are making this a team project.

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Jeff W
1 month 3 weeks ago

Holiday Group Buy 2020

https://www.chaosbrewclub.net/groupbuy/24

The group buy closes on Wednesday, December 9th. The plan is for it to be picked up within a week of the closing date.

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Jeff W
1 month 3 weeks ago

Storage Room Clutter

If you have items in the storage room that are not in a storage spot or in a storage spot that you aren't paying for, please remove it by December 9th.

Better yet, PM me about renting a spot! Thanks!

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Jeff W
1 month 4 weeks ago

CHAOS 2020 Secret Santa

Thanks to the pandemic we are not able to have our club holiday party this year. However we will still have our annual Secret Santa. (Take that COVID-19!) Club members may use this link to sign up: Secret Santa Sign-Up

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StevenLane
2 months 3 days ago

Pandemic Policy Update – Fall & Winter 2020-21

The coronavirus pandemic is surging as we head into Winter 2021, and we have updated our policy documentation:
— Policy & Procedures:  CHAOS-Pandemic-Policies-Procedures-V3.pdf

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Ben r.
2 months 1 week ago

CHAOS Club Meeting – November 2020

Our outdoor monthly meeting is getting rained out, so we're going back to using Zoom.

November Meeting:
Tue Nov 10th, 7:00–8:30pm

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StevenLane
3 months 1 week ago

CHAOS Club Meeting – October 2020

We will be meeting outdoors from 6:30–9:00pm. If it rains, we will call a Zoom meeting instead.

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Jeff W
3 months 3 weeks ago

CHAOS Club Meeting – September 2020

Our outdoor monthly meeting is getting rained out, so we're going back to using Zoom.

September Meeting:
Tue Sep 8th, 7:00–8:30pm

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Jeff W
5 months 2 weeks ago

Brixtoberfest 2020

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PBrewCook
5 months 4 weeks ago

CHAOS Homebrew Invitational Throwdown

CHAOS Homebrew Invitational 

Throwdown

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StevenLane
6 months 6 days ago

July 2020 Meeting Agenda

Brewsters, we're going back to monthly meetings onsite at CHAOS. We'll be meeting outside keeping a safe distance from each other, and everyone should bring a mask.

We gather at 6:30pm for a bottle share, and the meeting starts at 7pm.

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StevenLane
6 months 6 days ago

CHAOS Board Retreat 2020 Notes

We had a good meeting for the annual board retreat on Saturday July 11th. 2020 has been a tough year, and our club faces a lot of challenges moving forward. The pandemic set us back on events, and issues with the website billing has resulted in uncollected dues.


TimL
6 months 1 week ago

Used Carboys for sale

Hi everyone, 

I have 4 glass carboys for sale, all with carrying handles. 3 of them have Alasco Duall venting/sealing tops, and another has the typical top with an airlock. 

2 x 6 gallon - $20 ea, OBO

2 x 5 gallon - $15 ea, OBO

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Jeff W
6 months 3 weeks ago

Summer 2020 Group Buy is OPEN

https://www.chaosbrewclub.net/groupbuy/23

The group buy closes on Monday, July 6th. We'll announce the deliver date in advance, but plan for it to be that week.

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Kyle N
7 months 5 days ago

Chiller fail

Hey guys, whats up in Chicago?

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Kyle N
7 months 1 week ago

Kyle's Practice (virtual) Seminar for HomebrewCon!

HELLO CHAOS!

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ktownsel
7 months 1 week ago

CHAOS 2020 Election Results

Thanks to everyone who attended and voted during last night's meeting. Congrats to the winners of this year's election. With having to navigate through the pandemic, the board has it's work cut out for it this year. I think we have a great board that is up to the task! 


roussel
7 months 2 weeks ago

Brewhouse Re-opening Phase 2 Starting on Friday, June 12

We are moving to Phase 2 of our Brewhouse Re-Opening Plan on Friday, June 12.

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Jeff W
7 months 3 weeks ago

CHAOS ELECTIONS 2020 - Secretary (1 Year)

If you would like to nominate a CHAOS Member or yourself for Secretary please do so by replying to this thread. 

Secretary Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

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Brandon Kessler
7 months 3 weeks ago

Change to Lager Fermentation Fridge

Hi All!

The smaller lager fermentation fridge across from our large conditioning fridge isn't currently working. While we remedy the situation, we've allotted the reservation sheet to reference the fridge behind the bar. It's set at 50F.

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Kyle N
8 months 1 week ago

CHAOS ELECTIONS 2020 - Board of Directors (3 Years)

If you would like to nominate a CHAOS Member or yourself for one of three available board positions please do so by replying to this thread. 

Please note the three positions are currently held by Reed Rousel, Todd Stewart, and Brandon Kessler. 

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Jeff W
8 months 1 week ago

Meeting Minutes Google Folder

We have a Google folder that conains meeting minutes, agendas, financial reports, etc from last year and this year. For the sake of efficient disemination, I thought it would be easier to provide everyone with read access to the folder:


Alex Dropkin
8 months 1 week ago

CHAOS ELECTIONS 2020 - President (1 Year)

If you would like to nominate a CHAOS Member or yourself for President please do so by replying to this thread. 

President Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

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Ben r.
8 months 1 week ago

CHAOS ELECTIONS 2020 - Vice President (1 Year)

If you would like to nominate a CHAOS Member or yourself for Vice President please do so by replying to this thread. 

Vice President Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):


dreese82
8 months 4 weeks ago

April Board and Club Meetings

Hi everyone,

Hope you all are doing well! The board met last night to discuss club business, finances, membership, etc. You can find the notes and March financials in the club's Google folder here:

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JamesFaircloth
9 months 2 weeks ago

Brew & Grow, Call ahead curbside pickup.

Brew and Grow has reopened for curbside service. The process is simple:

 

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Jeff W
9 months 4 weeks ago

2020 Elections Postponed

In light of recent events and the very real possibity that we will not be able to meet on April 14th, the board has decided to postpone the elections until the May meeting. If we aren't able to have a meeting in May, we'll discuss postponig until the June meeting.

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Jeff W
10 months 1 day ago

The Club House Will Be Closed Thorouh April 7

After some discussion we decided that it's in everyone's best interest to close the club house through April 7th.

You will be able to access it today until the governor's stay at home order goes into effect at 5:00 pm.


roussel
10 months 1 day ago

CHAOS ELECTIONS 2020 - Treasurer (1 Year)

If you would like to nominate a CHAOS Member or yourself for Treasurer please do so by replying to this thread. 

Treasurer Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

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Jeff W
10 months 3 days ago

Gnomebrew Free Delivery for CHAOS

Gnomebrew would like to start partnering with the club. To get this rolling, they are offering free delivery to the brewhouse starting next Friday, September 6th. Here's how it works:

- When you order online, type CHAOS Delivery in the special instructions box.

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Jeff W
10 months 5 days ago

CHAOS 2020 Elections - Membership Director (1 Year)

If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else for membership director please do so by replying to this thread. 

Membership Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):


roussel
10 months 1 week ago

2020 Alchemist Applications / Nominations

I am pleased to announce that the annual process for Alchemist elections are upon us! Alchemists are those members who have gone far above and beyond for the club.

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Matt Omura
10 months 1 week ago

Homebrew Con 2020 in Nashville - WHO'S GOING?

We need to know who is planning on going to HBC this year - please respond here by the end of March if you are planning on it. We are looking for at least 10 CHAOS members to be present if we are to set-up a booth for Club Night. 

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Jeff W
10 months 1 week ago

We need to refresh website content

Can we get a refresh on some of the forums and website features from the website admins? It looks like 90% of activity is in general or announcements. Here's a quick laundry list:

 

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Jeff W
1 year 10 months ago

CHAOS 2019 Elections - Membership Director (1 Year)

If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else for membership director please do so by replying to this thread. 

Membership Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

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Jeff W
1 year 10 months ago

CHAOS ELECTIONS 2019 - Secretary (1 Year)

If you would like to nominate a CHAOS Member or yourself for Secretary please do so by replying to this thread. 

Secretary Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

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Brandon Kessler
1 year 10 months ago

CHAOS ELECTIONS 2019 - President (1 Year)

If you would like to nominate a CHAOS Member or yourself for President please do so by replying to this thread. 

President Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

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Ben r.
1 year 9 months ago

CHAOS ELECTIONS 2019 - Vice President (1 Year)

If you would like to nominate a CHAOS Member or yourself for Vice President please do so by replying to this thread. 

Vice President Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Ben r.'s picture
Ben r.
1 year 9 months ago

CHAOS ELECTIONS 2019 - Treasurer (1 Year)

If you would like to nominate a CHAOS Member or yourself for Treasurer please do so by replying to this thread. 

Treasurer Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

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StevenLane
1 year 9 months ago

CHAOS ELECTIONS 2019 - Board of Directors (3 Years)

If you would like to nominate a CHAOS Member or yourself for one of the four available board positions please do so by replying to this thread. 

Edit:

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Kyle N
10 months 1 week ago

Homebrew Con 2020 in Nashville - WHO'S GOING?

We need to know who is planning on going to HBC this year - please respond here by the end of March if you are planning on it. We are looking for at least 10 CHAOS members to be present if we are to set-up a booth for Club Night. 

Kyle N's picture
Kyle N
10 months 1 week ago

Homebrew Con 2020 in Nashville - WHO'S GOING?

We need to know who is planning on going to HBC this year - please respond here by the end of March if you are planning on it. We are looking for at least 10 CHAOS members to be present if we are to set-up a booth for Club Night. 

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JonP
10 months 3 weeks ago

Beer Memorabilia Donation

My former boss at Glunz has a big inventory of beer memorabila she'd like to donate to the club (for prizes and raffles). I just need someone to help me pick it up and a place to store it. I can hold some of it, but not all of it.

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Matt Omura
10 months 3 weeks ago

Cerveza Party Keezer Ideas

Hey everyone,

It looks like I'm going to be hosting our Cerveza party at the end of April. I think we are going to have a public Facebook poll to decide what the theme for our keezer beers will be, but I need a few more suggestions if possible to round out the poll.

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Jeff W
11 months 1 day ago

No Gnome Brew Delivery for 2/21/2020

Gnomebrew is busy with preparing for their first anniversary party on Saturday, so won't be able to make Friday's scheduled delivery.

The regular schedule will resume on March 6th.