Archive for the ‘Trappist Ales’ Category

Episode #280: Revisiting dry-hopped brett beers

Breweries and Beers:
2nd Shift Katy,  Orval

Episode #157: A Very Belgy Christmas

Breweries and Beers:
Chimay Blue,  Chapeau Winter Gueuze,  Achouffe N'Ice Chouffe

Episode #141: Belgian Tripels

Breweries and Beers:
Tripel Karmeliet,  St. Bernardus Tripel,  Westmalle Tripel

Episode #130: Trappist Dubbels Part 2: Westvleteren, Rochefort, La Trappe

Breweries and Beers:
Rochefort 8,  La Trappe Dubbel,  Westvleteren 8

Episode #1: Inspiration

Breweries and Beers:
Goose Island Matilda,  Russian River Tempation,  Mikkeller It's Alive,  Orval,  New Glarus Golden Ale

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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!!