1. Gravel Metric Three

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    Push comes to shove when a group of cyclists are antagonized by the locals who 'own the road.' Madness ensues. Written by Tobie DePauw Filmed and Edited by Seth Deming **The 2013 Gravel Metric is on Sunday, May 26th. Mark your calendars! Learn more at www.gravelmetric.com www.gravelmetric.com www.northcentralcyclery.com www.sethdeming.com

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    • Hop Cast - Yelp Summerfest (Mobile Special)

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      This past Friday was the 2009 Yelp Summerfest at the Irish American Heritage Center in Irving Park. Brad Chmielewski and Ken Hunnemeder made it out to the event to represent the Hop Cast and to enjoy some of the free food and beer. Some of the breweries at the event were Metropolitan, Goose Island, Half Acre, Two Brothers, Harpoon and Magic Hat. Since there were going to be a few local breweries at the event Brad and Ken figured this was a chance to do a few interviews with some more people. When Brad and Ken first got there the first beer they went for was the Metropolitan Flywheel, it seemed like a perfect refreshing way to start of the evening. The plan was to interview a few brewers and see what was happening in the craft beer world. But unfortunately everyone who was pouring the beer was extremely busy all night and didn't have a chance to talk with the Hop Cast. With 900 + people at the event there were just too many thirsty people. But Brad and Ken did run into Courtney Baldy who is the pastry chef at Three Floyds. Courtney gave a little insight into her love of desert and beer and the kind of things she is doing at Three Floyds. Over all the Yelp event was great. The beers were excellent, especially the Metropolitan Flywheel and the Half Acre Daisy Cutter. There could of been more food since they did almost ran out of pizza at one point. If you have a chance to make it to one of the yelp events do it!

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      • Dinner Guest

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        This beautiful doe Columbian black-tailed deer was a regular at the campsite each evening around dinner time. For more visit JamesHalfacre.com.

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        • The Water Drop

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          • Half Acre Tap Room is Open!

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            Less than 24 hours after the Half Acre Tap Room opened, we were there. It was Saturday and we opened the place at 11:00 a.m. The crew at Half Acre couldn't have been friendlier. We played games under the watchful guardian, Sticky Fats, and loved every second of it. We'll be back. Often.

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            • Bits of Our Life

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              Hem - Half Acre

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              • (NSFW) Give A Bald Man A Hug

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                Contains strong language and frequent references to bald men. From the studios of Energy Islands TV a bald man remembers his heroes and makes a plea for dignity.

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                • Half Acre Daly Double - Episode #71

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                  Half Acre brewing in Chicago has gained a following with hop heads for their ultra hopped-up, yet drinkable IPAs. Their latest is Daly Double, an Imperial IPA brewed in honor of one of their best customers.

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                  • The Beer Temple Episode 3: Horizon

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                    Chris is joined by a special guest in episode 3 to taste a very rare and exclusive beer made specially for celebrity chef Grant Achatz's latest restaurant, 'Next'. The beer, Horizon, is a wheat beer brewed with hibiscus, mangosteen, and pomegranate juice. Chris discusses the growing trend of beers being brewed especially for fine dining restaurants. He also forgets the name of his own wife - most likely because he was so excited to try Horizon.

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                    • Hop Cast - Episode 79

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                      Ken Hunnemeder & Brad Chmielewski head over to another great Chicago brewery, Half Acre Brewing in episode 79 to talk with Gabriel Magliaro & Matt Gallagher. The day Ken & Brad stopped by the guys were busy bottling the latest Baumé release. Hop Cast was able to catch up with Gabriel in the store front where he shared a little history on how Half Acre came to be and what they have coming up in the future. Gabriel breaks down their bottle release plans along with what you'll be able to get on tap next at the brewery. After all the bottles were finished being filled Matt was able to spare a few minutes to talk about Half Acre's delicious beers. Being one of the guys behind the beer, he shared a little insight into the brewing process on a few of their beers. Make sure you head down to the brewery and get yourself a growler.

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