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

Mash Tun Journal Release Party
Sat Mar 19, 2016 • 6:00pm - 12:00am
2417 W Hubbard St

Upcoming Events

February Open House Sat Feb 13, 2016 • 10:30am - 5:30pm
Wing Week 2016 Mon Feb 22, 2016 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm
"Blood, Sweat and Beers"... Sun Feb 28, 2016 • 3:00pm - 5:30pm
CBS Day/Night of the living ales Sat Mar 5, 2016 • 1:00pm - 10:00pm
BABBLE Brew Off 2016 Sat Mar 5, 2016 • 3:00pm - 6:00pm
CHAOS Board Meeting Sun Mar 6, 2016 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
March Open House Sat Mar 12, 2016 • 10:00am - 5:00pm
Mash Tun Journal Release Party Sat Mar 19, 2016 • 6:00pm - 12:00am
April Monthly Meeting - Elections! Sun Apr 3, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
CHAOS Board Meeting / Elections Sun Apr 10, 2016 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm