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Chicago Area Brewery Tour

  • Date: Sunday, July 13, 2014
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Location: Tighthead Brewing Company - Mundelein, IL

Join Luther College alumni, parents and friends for a fun afternoon social of beer tasting and a tour of one of Chicago's premier breweries, Tighthead Brewing Company in Mundelein, Ill.

Owned by master brewer, Bruce Dir '87, Tighthead distributes draught beer to restaurants and bars throughout Chicagoland. Their Irie IPA was voted "number one IPA" by Chicago Magazine in September 2013! Bruce and his brewery were also featured on page 40 of the latest issue of theLUTHER Alumni Magazine.

Sunday, July 13, 2014
1:00 - 3:30 p.m. (Brewery Tour at 3:00 p.m.!)

Tighthead Brewing Company
161 N. Archer Avenue, Mundelein, IL 60060
[email protected]

Vickie and Greg Fields '77
Kerry (Kramer) '83 and Kirk Johnson '82
Willie Davismckennie '84
Lisa (Schneider) Strube '87
Sarah (Gibson) '05 and Michael Elliott '02
Megan Clark '05 

There is no cost for the tour. Cash bar for beer tasting. If you'd like to order food, Bruce has menus for area restaurants and pizzerias (including Bill's Pizza & Pub) that will deliver to the brewery.

R.S.V.P. here so we can get an idea of how many to expect for the brewery tour!

Questions? Contact Kirk Johnson, Alumni, 563-387-1659

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