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18th Street Booze & Beer: A Celebration of Wild Revelry

Sugar Maple welcomes a full weekend residency featuring 18th Street Brewing and Distilling from Hammond, IN, just outside the south side of Chicago.

We will have cocktail specials featuring spirits from 18th Street Distillery and beer specials featuring 18th Street Brewery drafts all weekend long!

Co-Owners Drew Fox and Katrina Fanning and Head Distiller Mike Ramirez, will be the Sugar Maple’s special featured guests of the residency.

Saturday night starting at 7:00 p.m. there will be a live music performance in the front room, with headliner The Steph Lippert Project. DJ sets by NME and SSAANN will follow.
Friends & Performers of the Steph Lippert Project are:
• Steph Lippert, vocals & piano
• Aaron Gardner, tenor sax & flute
• Russell Rosetto, trombone
• Tori Yocum, guitar
• Janette Eyeland, guitar
• Treccy MT, vocals
• Sam Alberts, bass
• Dena Aronson, percussion
• Bill Feldman, kit



18th Street Brewery was founded as a home brewery by Drew Fox in 2010. After years of hands-on learning and exploration, 18th Street Brewery became official with the release of SINISTER DIPA in 2013. Shortly after the SINISTER release, we opened a 3,200 square foot brewpub in an old dry cleaner’s building in Gary, IN. Quickly outgrowing that space, we purchased a 32,000 square foot warehouse in Hammond, IN. Our Hammond location now houses our production, packaging, barrel program, a taproom and a full service kitchen. Our original Gary, IN now houses a small 10-barrel open fermentation system, as well as a taproom, craft cocktail bar and kitchen.
We are currently the second largest brewery in Northwest Indiana. Our beers range from saisons to double India Pale Ales to double milk stouts to pilsners and lagers. 18th Street is comprised of hard working, motivated individuals who strive to be the best. We love our jobs. We love our beer. We live and love what we do.
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18th Street Distillery is the first award winning artisan distillery to open since prohibition in Hammond, let alone Northwest Indiana.
‘We will not rush any of our aged spirits, instead we want to continue to build a brand that will not take shortcuts because of demand. We want to take the time honored tradition of producing high quality spirits using the best ingredients possible’.
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Sugar Maple regularly features local regional craft breweries and distilleries.
As an active community member of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, it is the mission of Sugar Maple to encourage innovation and creativity in the Craft Brewing and Distilling Industries.
Through hosting inclusive and accessible educational programs and building partnerships, Sugar Maple aims to invest in the integrity of its communities.
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Nov 20 - 21 2021


7:00 pm