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Jeff W
1 month 3 weeks ago

Spring 2022 Group Buy

The spring group buy is now live: https://www.chaosbrewclub.net/groupbuy/28

The group buy closes on Tuesday, May 10th. The plan is for it to be picked up/delivered during the week of May 16, 2022.

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Jim Vondracek
2 months 3 weeks ago

2022 CHAOS T-Shirts and Hoodies Pre-Order is Open!!

The much anticipated, long awaited 2022 CHAOS T-Shirt and Hoodie Pre-Order Form is open!  Deadline is April 22nd.  The prices may increase if we don't get enough pre-orders to pay for the original cost.  Big thanks to Chris Heyman for setting this up and to Steven Lane for the excellent design!


Steve3730
3 months 2 weeks ago

CHAOS Elections 2022 - Board of Directors (Three-YearTerms)

As secretary, I invite nominations for our annual club elections for officers and board members.  The election will be held at the April monthly meeting, Tuesday April 12, 2022, 7:00 pm at the CHAOS brewhouse. 

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Jeff W
3 months 2 weeks ago

CHAOS Elections 2022 - Vice President (One-Year Term)

As secretary, I’ invite nominations for our annual club elections for officers and board members.  The election will be held at the April monthly meeting, Tuesday April 12, 2022, 7:00 pm at the CHAOS brewhouse.  We elect all five officers each year, to one-year terms.  Board members are elected t

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Kyle N
3 months 2 weeks ago

CHAOS Elections 2022 - Treasurer (One-Year Term)

As secretary, I invite nominations for our annual club elections for officers and board members.  The election will be held at the April monthly meeting, Tuesday April 12, 2022, 7:00 pm at the CHAOS brewhouse.  We elect all five officers each year, to one-year terms.  Board members are elected to

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Jim Vondracek
3 months 3 weeks ago

CHAOS Elections 2022 - Membership Director (One-Year Term)

As secretary, I invite nominations for our annual club elections for officers and board members.  The election will be held at the April monthly meeting, Tuesday April 12, 2022, 7:00 pm at the CHAOS brewhouse.  We elect all five officers each year, to one-year terms.  Board members are elected to

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Jeff W
3 months 3 weeks ago

CHAOS Elections 2022 - President (One-Year Term)

As secretary, I invite nominations for our annual club elections for officers and board members.  The election will be held at the April monthly meeting, Tuesday April 12, 2022, 7:00 pm at the CHAOS brewhouse.  We elect all five officers each year, to one-year terms.  Board members are elected to

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Jeff W
3 months 3 weeks ago

CHAOS Elections 2022 - Secretary (One-Year Term)

As secretary, I invite nominations for our annual club elections for officers and board members.  The election will be held at the April monthly meeting, Tuesday April 12, 2022, 7:00 pm at the CHAOS brewhouse.  We elect all five officers each year, to one-year terms.  Board members are elected to

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Jim Vondracek
4 months 16 hours ago

Alchemist Applications 2022

As the club's secretary and on behalf of the other officers and the board, I'm delighted to announce that the annual process for Alchemist selection is now open and the online

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Jim Vondracek
6 months 1 week ago

Winter Newsletter

Read the CHAOS Winter Newsletter for December 2021 here.  

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Jeff W
6 months 2 weeks ago

Holiday 2021 Group Buy

The spring/summer group buy is now live: https://www.chaosbrewclub.net/groupbuy/27

The group buy closes on Tuesday, December 28th. The plan is for it to be picked up/delivered during the week of January 2, 2022.

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Jim Vondracek
6 months 2 weeks ago

New Equipment, Capital Improvement Project

As CHAOS marks its tenth anniversary year, the brewhouse will undergo a spectacular $10,000+ upgrade in equipment, benefiting all its member brewers.  New brew kettles will enhance three brew stations.  The fourth

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Jeff W
7 months 3 weeks ago

CHAOS Holiday Party 2021

It's been two years, but we can finally celebrate the holidays in person! For those of you who have joined the club over the past couple of years, this event is just for us. Us being friend/apprentice/brewer members and their significant others or friends.

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Jim Vondracek
10 months 1 week ago

Chicago Mask Mandate

From CHAOS' officers and board:

 

Responding to the City of Chicago’s recent mask mandate, CHAOS members may use the brewhouse under these restrictions:

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Rich
11 months 19 hours ago

Kegerator

Hey guys.

How is everyone on Chicago?

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PBrewCook
1 year 2 weeks ago

CHAOS Homebrew Invitational Throwdown 2021

The Omega Yeast research and development team has been busy over the past year coming up with new strains to keep homebrewers happy. We will be featuring one of their latest creations: Sundew Ale (OYL-400)

Sundew Ale (OYL-401)

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StevenLane
1 year 2 weeks ago

CHAOS Club Meeting: June 2021

Hey Folks,

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Jeff W
1 year 1 month ago

Spring/Summer 2021 Group Buy

The spring/summer group buy is now live! Get at it: https://www.chaosbrewclub.net/groupbuy/26

The group buy closes on Tuesday, June 15th. The plan is for it to be picked up/delivered within a week of the closing date.

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Jim Vondracek
1 year 1 month ago

CHAOS Elections 2021 – Open Board Positions (3 year term)

Looking to step up your volunteer game?

We will be voting for new Board of Director and Executive Officer positions at the June monthly meeting (Tue Jun 8th).


roussel@mac.com
1 year 1 month ago

CHAOS Elections 2021 – Vice President (1 year)

Our annual club elections are coming up Tue Jun 8th, and all five Executive Officer positions are open for nominations.


roussel@mac.com
1 year 1 month ago

CHAOS Elections 2021 – Treasurer (1 year)

Our annual club elections are coming up Tue Jun 8th, and all five Executive Officer positions are open for nominations. If you would like to nominate a CHAOS Member or yourself for Treasurer please do so by replying to this thread. 


roussel@mac.com
1 year 1 month ago

CHAOS Elections 2021 – President (1 year)

Our annual club elections are coming up Tue Jun 8th, and all five Executive Officer positions are open for nominations.


roussel@mac.com
1 year 1 month ago

CHAOS Elections 2021 – Membership Director (1 year)

Our annual club elections are coming up Tue Jun 8th, and all five Executive Officer positions are open for nominations.

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Ben r.
1 year 1 month ago

CHAOS Elections 2021 – Secretary (1 year)

Our annual club elections are coming up Tue Jun 8th, and all five Executive Officer positions are open for nominations.

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SeanHanna2
1 year 1 month ago

CHAOS Maibock Competition

Zicke Zacke, Zicke Zacke Hoi! Hoi! Hoi!

Zicke Zacke, Zicke Zacke Hoi! Hoi! Hoi!

Prost! Prost!
 

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ChuckMac
1 year 1 month ago

Rocking Rye Stout Barrel Project

Ok gang, I'm leading my first barrel project and its gonna be fun or I'll have to kill ya!

We are doing a Rye Stout

Must be brewed by September 22nd!

Barrel fill will be a month after the cut off date!

Once everyone is confirmed, I'll text/email ya the recipe

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Ben r.
1 year 3 months ago

CHAOS Club Meeting – March 2021

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

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Ben r.
1 year 3 months 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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StevenLane
1 year 3 months ago

Alchemist Applications 2021

Hey Volunteers,  the annual process for Alchemist elections are upon us!

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StevenLane
1 year 4 months ago

CHAOS Club Meeting – February 2021

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

February Meeting:
Tue Feb 9th, 7:00–8:30pm

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Jim Vondracek
1 year 5 months 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.
1 year 5 months 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
1 year 6 months 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 year 6 months 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 year 6 months 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 year 7 months 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 year 7 months 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 year 7 months 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
1 year 7 months 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.
1 year 7 months 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
1 year 8 months 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.

Jeff W's picture
Jeff W
1 year 9 months 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
1 year 11 months ago

Brixtoberfest 2020

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PBrewCook
1 year 11 months ago

CHAOS Homebrew Invitational Throwdown

CHAOS Homebrew Invitational 

Throwdown

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StevenLane
1 year 11 months 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
1 year 11 months 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
1 year 11 months 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
2 years 1 day 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
2 years 1 week ago

Chiller fail

Hey guys, whats up in Chicago?

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Kyle N
2 years 1 week ago

Kyle's Practice (virtual) Seminar for HomebrewCon!

HELLO CHAOS!