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For 5 years we encouraged beer lovers to celebrate downstate Illinois and St. Louis' brightest brewers during Chicago Craft Beer Week. Sadly, all good things -- even South of 80: A Celebration of Downstate Brewers -- must come to an end.
For just a few days surrounding this year's Dark Lord Day, beers from San Diego's Modern Times will be available on draft and in cans at a variety of NWI beer-friendly destinations. We've got the full list:
There's not as many things to do during this year's Illinois Craft Beer Week, but that doesn't mean you might not need some direction. Here's what we'd hit up (assuming an unlimited budget and stamina).