Archive for March, 2012

Episode #88: Expired Beer

Breweries and Beers:
Tournay Blonde,  Toria Tripel,  Kapittel Prior

Episode #87: Green Flash Rayon Vert

Breweries and Beers:
Green Flash Rayon Vert

Episode #86: Texas Beers

Breweries and Beers:
Real Ale Phoenixx,  Real Ale Rio Blanco,  Real Ale Lost Gold IPA,  Southern Star Bombshell Blonde,  Southern Star Buried Hatchet

Episode #85: Mikkeller Hop Burn

Breweries and Beers:
Mikkeller Hop Burn Hi

Episode #84: Founders KBS Vertical

Breweries and Beers:
Founders KBS (2012),  Founders KBS (2011)

Episode #83: Irish Ales

Breweries and Beers:
Murphy's Irish Red, Harpoon Celtic Red, Great Lakes Conway's Irish Ale, Boulevard Irish Ale, Wexford Irish Cream Ale

Episode #82: Pipeworks Ninja Vs. Unicorn

Breweries and Beers:
Pipeworks Ninja vs. Unicorn

Episode #81: Hitachino Nest 3 Days

Breweries and Beers:
Hitachino Nest 3 Days

Episode #80: Zombie Dust, Alpha King, Sierra Nevada: The Past, Present and Future of American Pale Ales

Breweries and Beers:
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale,  Three Floyds Alpha King,  Three Floyds Zombie Dust

Episode #79: Dopplebocks: The Definitive Tasting

Breweries and Beers:
Paulaner Salvator,  Ayinger Celebrator,  Spaten Optimator

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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!!