Archive for February, 2012

Episode #77: New Albanian Brewing

Breweries and Beers:
Naughty Girl,  Hoptimus,  Bonfire of the Valkyries

Episode #76: Margaret’s Blind Tasting

Breweries and Beers:

Episode #75: Barleywines

Breweries and Beers:
Rogue Old Crustacean,  J.W. Lee's,  3 Floyds Behemoth

Episode #74: Dogfish Head Noble Rot: Wine or Beer?

Breweries and Beers:
Dogfish Head Noble Rot

Episode #73: Dortmunder Lager: A Lesson in Balance

Breweries and Beers:
Kalnapilis Grand,  Ayinger Jahrhundert,  Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold,  Shiner Dortmunder,  DAB

Episode #72: More Brown than Black IPA: Stone Brewing Collaboration

Breweries and Beers:
More Brown than Black IPA

Episode #71: Half Acre Daly Double

Breweries and Beers:
Half Acre Daly Double

Episode #70: Sam Adams Alpine Spring

Breweries and Beers:
Sam Adams Alpine Spring

Episode #69: Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye

Breweries and Beers:
Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye

Episode #68: Super Bowl Showdown: NYC vs Boston

Breweries and Beers:
Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout,  Sam Adams The Vixen

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Corporate Programs

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About the Temple

The Beer Temple is a craft beer store, owned and operated by Chris and Margaret Quinn of Chicago, Illinois. Chris is a Siebel Institute Master of Beer Styles and Evaluation, and also a Certified Cicerone. Margaret is a Certified Beer Server, and has completed classes at the Siebel Institute.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday 11:00am-8:00pm
Friday-Saturday 11:00am-9:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm


The Beer Temple is located at 3185 N. Elston Avenue, at the corners of Belmont, Elston and California Avenues. Free parking behind the building!!