November 8-9 Chicago
Hone your craft browing skills or just talk beer with like-minded afcianados at fourth annual Beer Hoptacular at Chicago's Lacuna Artist Loft Studios. The event shares everything you need to know about craft brewing and hoe brewing along with do-it-yourself tricks. The festival includes tasting sessions for those looking to explore their taste in the name of research. Attendees receive a souveneir sampling glass and can vote their favorite beers as Beer Hoptacular Beer of the Year. For more information visit beerhotacular.com.