Try a Craft Beer for Every Letter of the Alphabet at AlphaBeer XII

Craft beer fans are invited to try a brew for every letter of the alphabet at AlphaBeer XII, taking place April 5 in Chicago

Try a Craft Beer for Every Letter of the Alphabet at AlphaBeer XIIAlphaBeer is the only event that teaches craft beer lovers about 26 beers – one for every letter of the alphabet. It’s a three-hour tour of hops and barley and lagers and ales, and everything is crafted by masters who are passionate about their beers.

The 12th AlphaBeer takes place on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 6p.m. to 9p.m. at A. J. Hudson’s Public House (3801 N Ashland Ave.) in Chicago. At this very special event breweries from all over the world are being highlighted. It’s fun, educational, and (highly) entertaining for fans, fanatics, and neophytes alike.

Attendees won’t just be tasting the beers. Chef Jill Houk is returning as the emcee, or AlphaBeerMaster, for the sixth time. She’ll educate guests on the ABV, the IBU and what to eat with each brew. Notes on each beer are broadcast on multiple screens so everyone can learn their A-BEER-C’s.

Tickets are $50, including tip, to try 26 different craft beers. Tickets can be PURCHASED HERE.

  • What: AlphaBeer XII
  • When: Saturday, April 5, 2014, 6p.m. to 9p.m.
  • Where: A.J. Hudson’s Public House, 3801 N Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL
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Try a Craft Beer for Every Letter of the Alphabet at AlphaBeer XII

About AlphaBeer
AlphaBeer is hosted by Theresa Carter, founder and publisher of The Local Tourist, LLC. The first event was in 2009 and it was inspired Ms. Carter’s mother, who each week would drink a beer from a different letter of the alphabet with fellow commuters on their Friday night train ride. Since then AlphaBeer has appeared at multiple venues in Chicago and has featured over 250 different beers. For more information please visit

About The Local Tourist is Chicago’s one-stop-spot for things to do, events, restaurants, nightlife, news, reviews, photos and more. It’s a business directory, an events calendar, and a multi-contributor magazine filled with news from the TLTeam of city experts. Its mission is to help locals experience the fascination of a tourist, and tourists feel the comfort of the local.

About A.J. Hudson’s Public House
AJ Hudson’s Public House (formerly and still at heart, Ginger’s Ale House since 1992) is located at 3801 North Ashland Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60613. 773-348-2767 AJ Hudson’s Public House is open Monday through Friday 11 AM to 2 AM, Saturdays 6 AM to 3 AM and Sundays 7 AM to 2 AM (open earlier on weekends and some weekdays for live international sports matches – check website for schedule). The kitchen is open until 12 AM daily and brunch is served on the weekends. Delivery is available daily from 11 AM to 10 PM. For more information, please visit