Membership

JOIN THE WERK FORCE FOR MONTHLY IN-STORE SPECIALS, HOMEBREW COMPETITION AND MORE!

YEAR ROUND WERK FORCE MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS:

  • 10% OFF ALL - Grain, Malt Extract, Hops and Yeast
  • 10% OFF ALL - Beer and Wine Ingredient Kits
  • Monthly Rotating Discounts on other shop items (See Below for Updated Monthly Rotating Discount)
  • FREE Werk Force Brewing 32 or 64 oz Empty Growler
  • Entrance into Best of Show CBW Homebrew Competition - Next Competition is December 2018

Werk Force Membership Annual Dues are $25 (fiscal year). Want to join?? Shoot us an email brews@chicagobrewwerks.com or call us at 815-531-5557 to sign up!  

 

NOVEMBER WERK FORCE MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS:

  • 10% OFF -20' IMMERSION WORT CHILLERS
  •  $15 OFF - IGLOO COOLER MASH TUN - 10 GALLON
  • 25% OFF - KEG INSULATOR FOR 5 GALLON KEGS

 

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WERK FORCE MEMBER ONLY HOMEBREW COMPETITION 2018

ALL ENTRIES DUE BY END OF BUSINESS DAY
FRIDAY DECEMBER 7, 2018 @ 7PM

SUBMISSION STARTS NOV. 20TH

WINNER ANNOUNCED
SATURDAY DECEMBER 15, 2018 @ 4PM

All beer styles accepted!!

Ales, lagers, barrel aged and sour beers are all welcome!

Best of Show Winner will have their beer brewed in collaboration with Werk Force Brewing + a $50 Gift Card!
2nd Place gets a $30 Gift Card to Chicago Brew Werks
3rd Place gets a $15 Gift Card to Chicago Brew Werks

Only 1 entry per Werk Force Member
Must enter 2 – 12oz/16oz Bottles or 1 – 22oz Bottle

Bottle submission starts November 20th
Forms are available at the shop

Please note this is not a BJCP certified or AHA competition. Here at CBW we’re really excited to try the brews everyone has made and we will provide feedback to all entries.

Winners do not need to be present on Saturday December 15.
We will notify all winners via email.

Competition is for Werk Force Members Only
(Make sure your membership is up to date!)

 

WINNERS OF THE DECEMBER 2017 HOMEBREW COMPETITION

  • Best of Show Winner - Sour w/ Peaches - Chris Vitas
    Chris's recipe will be brewed in collaboration with Werk Force Brewing and he'll get a $50 Gift Card
  • 2nd Place  - Schwarzbier - Ben Tasker
    gets a $30 Gift Card to Chicago Brew Werks
  • 3rd Place - IT'S A TIE - Peach Sour - Gregory Zurawicz & Barrel Aged Saison w/ Brettanomyces - Eric Wilhelm
    get a $15 Gift Card to Chicago Brew Werks

    PAST WERK FORCE MEMBER HOMEBREW COMPETITION RESULTS:

    2016
    Best of Show WinnerKyle Vester
    Barrel Aged Wee Heavy

    2nd Place: Bill Goetz
    Traditional Bock (Dunkel)

    3rd Place: Scott Miles
    Cucumber Hibiscus Sour

    2015
    Best of Show Winner: 
    Andrew Steinbach
    Sour Brown Ale w/ Cherries

    2nd Place: Joseph Fialco
    Hefeweizen

    3rd Place: Frank Fonte & Ron Kasper
    Stout w/ Toasted Coconut

    2014
    Best of Show Winner: Jesse Howard
    100% Brettanomyces Fermented Farmhouse Ale

    2Nd Place: Joel Rakoski
    Baltic Porter With Vanilla And Molasses

    3Rd Place: Shawn Wischoeffer
    Czech Pilsner