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Chicago Artisan Chocolate Festival, Artisanal Foods & Charity Wine Tasting
Sure, everyone says they're a chocoholic, but only the most devoted cocoa devotees will get a chance to sample wares from 40 chocolate artisans at this festival. Also be sure to take in talks, watch demonstrations and purchase some chocolate-y goodness for the ride home. Wine tasting and a raffle enhance the fun.
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Taste new suds and meet the brewers behind them at these boozy celebrations
Chicago Beer Classic
Enjoy the best beer Chicago and the Midwest have to offer. Sample brews from the more than 30 participating breweries, including local standbys and national favorites, including Half Acre, Revolution, Bucket List, Empirical and more. Attendees receive 48 2-ounce samples as well as access to new and limited-release brews, activities and games and interactive learning opportunities to get better educated about the beer-making process. Beer drinkers are also able to cast their votes for the best beer of the day. The winner receives the Most Valuable Brew award.
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