It's Good to Be Small
Sketchbook & Chicago Craft Beer Week
Most of you know that Sketchbook is expanding to a street-front retail space at 821 Chicago in late summer/early fall! Stay tuned for more...
So, right on the brink of becoming a tad less nano, we thought we'd take a minute to sing the praises of being small...and new.
Spring Forecast: Belgians & Basil & Black IPA
Just six months old..and representing at Chicago Craft Beer Week!
DIY Spirit @ Sketchbook
Here at Sketchbook we believe in spring. And we plan on doing it right -- we are refining recipes and planning for months of warm weather -- check out our plans here...
Holiday Season @ Sketchbook
During this week of shopping and consumption (and yes, we're doing that too), here's Sketchbook's shout-out to the joys of making things. Looking back, it's been such a year...
A year in the life of a home-brewer turned nano-brewer--or how fame went to Marron's head
Our neighbor on the corner Lucky Platter is all about Sketchbook this month! No corkage fees when you BYOB! And that's just one of the ways SB is celebrating our first holiday season...
A year in the life...About a year ago, Cesar Marron won the Samuel Adams Longshot award for his delicious Gratzer. Now, twelve months later, he and Sketchbook co-owner Shawn Decker are poised at the edge of a cliff.
Let the brewing begin...aka how one brewsystem, 3 fermenters, 1 CLT, and 1 bright tank arrived from China on September 5
Sketchbook has always known that cider was in our future--we love it and so many of our members and fans are hooked on this delicious, gluten-free beverage. So--
Sketchbook Sundays in September!
Ok, as many of you know, the brewers here at Sketchbook have had white knuckles for weeks, as the progress of our brew system (from China, across the Pacific, across Canada, through customs) has unfolded....
Building out the space....
Things are getting exciting! Throughout the month of September, the brewers at Sketchbook Brewing Company are refining recipes as we gear up for our grand opening later this fall.
Sketchbook's First Stand: Custer Street Fair
Well, the brew system ships tomorrow from China. Back in Evanston, we've been busy @ Sketchbook prepping our space!
We made it!
Well, we've been sitting around tables talking about this brewing company since late last year, but last weekend we went public--at Evanston's so-fun Custer Street Fair.
Our kickstarter came to a smashingly fun conclusion on Saturday May 10! Read the update on the kickstarter platform