Flossmoor Station

Fun flowed at first Flossmoor Brew Fest

Smiling faces braced against chilly air to sip frosty beers at the first Flossmoor Brew Fest on Oct. 13 along Sterling Avenue.
 
The fest attracted nearly 300 attendees, with about 175 people buying their tickets in advance and 100-plus getting a same-day ticket. Flossmoor Assistant Village Manager Allison Deitch said she thinks many people came from outside the area.

Nearly a dozen brewers on tap for Flossmoor’s first brew fest

Hopheads and suds lovers will pour into downtown Flossmoor on Saturday for the village’s inaugural Flossmoor Brew Fest event, which is from 2 to 6 p.m.
 
Nearly a dozen breweries will offer samples from tasting stations lined along Sterling Avenue, which will be closed to auto traffic between Flossmoor Road and Flossmoor Public Library. 

Hurricane Harvey fundraiser, collection planned at Flossmoor Station

Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery is holding a fundraiser Tuesday for victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. The establishment is also collecting clothing and other needed supplies that will be sent to the Houston area this week.

Dean Armstrong, who owns Flossmoor Station with his wife Carolyn, announced the fundraiser on Sunday.

“We are working together as a community to provide relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas,” Armstrong said in an email.

Flossmoor Station celebrates 20 years of leading the craft beer revolution

Community support has been one of the keys to success for Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery, which is celebrating its 20-year anniversary. To mark the date, the popular brewery and restaurant is hosting a series of events starting with its Anniversary Ale tapping on Friday, July 8.

Flossmoor moms, coffee-blended brew help fund education in Uganda

Michelle Nelson and Janna Henry received their introductory beer-making lesson last month from Flossmoor Station brewmaster Eymard Freire. They helped mix the regular beer ingredients, along with coffee beans from Uganda, in an effort to raise funds for educational programs in that East African nation.

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