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Thursday, February 2, 2017

We're in the News! Plus Super Bowl beer & more Farm & Brew News

Read about us in yesterday's edition of the Journal Standard newspaper!  Here is the online version of the article about our farm & brewery. 

This is Super Bowl weekend!!!  Take some of our beer to your Super Bowl party!  Stop in to our taproom for some bottled beer and growler fills for the big game.

Also, Winter CSA Micro-Greens members: Group B is scheduled to pickup their micro-greens this weekend anytime during our open hours.

Visit our Taproom & Store!!!  Now Open - Fridays 4-7 pm, and Saturdays 12-7 pm - visit our web site for location, directions, and more:  
Read the front page article of Wednesday's Freeport Journal Standard - entitled "Barn Brews" - about our farm & brewery!  Here is the online version of the article.
Tap Room & Store
In our Tap Room this weekend, open to the public Fridays 4-7 pm and Saturdays 12-7 pm, we will be pouring fresh from our taps:
  • Dark Side Stout - Our medium bodied, mild-tasting stout.
  • Leia's I.P.A. - copper colored, very mild-mannered IPA
  • Galahad (English Mild-style ale, malty, low hops content, very mild & drinkable)
  • Unicorn Tears (Copper colored, malty, unique!)
  • Wookies Win (Mild Brown Ale with toffee & caramel flavors)
  • Honey Wheat Ale (Mild, very drinkable, organic wheat ale)
  • Mixed Berry Ale
  • Homemade Root Beer (non-alcoholic)
In addition to fresh beer by the glass, we also have growlers & bottled beer available for carry-out on select styles of beer!  We're Family Friendly - bring the kids, we have homemade root beer!  
"Beer Share" News:

No growler fills of Unicorn Tears, Mixed Berry Ale, or Leia's IPA this weekend, as we're running on low supply of these.  
All other beers on tap are available for your growler fills!  Current "Beer Share" Community Supported Brewery (CSB) Members, fill your growlers Fridays 4-7 pm, Saturdays 12-7 pm!   Remember, you may fill as many growlers as you like during your visit - you're not limited to just one.  Bring in your empty growlers, and we'll mark off your punch cards.  

Our "Beer Share", aka CSB Program (Community Supported Brewery) is an ongoing membership program that offers members a 1-year supply of our beer at discounted prices, plus additional discounts & benefits.  Learn more on our web site:
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) News

EAT OUR FOOD!!!   Our 2017 CSA program is now open for enrollment!  To learn more about our CSA program, please visit the CSA page on our web site.  To view a video of our CSA, click here.  You can receive 30 weeks of local, fresh, USDA Certified Organic vegetables. 
Sample share from September 2016 shown above.

Our 30-member CSA Program (Community Supported Agriculture) is a membership program in which members become "shareholders" in the farm's seasonal vegetable production & receive a "share" of the farm's USDA Certified Organic produce for our full 30-week-long season! 2017 CSA is now open for enrollment.  To learn more: 
Where to Buy our Beer!

You can purchase our artisan craft beer at the following select retail locations:
  • our taproom - at Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery!  All of our current beers are available by the pint glass, growler fill, as well as bottles.  We're open Fridays 4-7 & Saturdays 12-7.
  • Rosati's, Freeport IL - our beer On Draft!
  • Mulligan's Bar & Grill, Lena, IL - our beer On Draft!
  • Royal Liquor, Freeport IL - our Bottled Beer!
  • Choices Natural Market, Rockford/Loves Park, IL.  Our Bottled Beer! Choices also carries a selection of our farm-fresh organic vegetables when available!
Let your favorite local bar or restaurant know you'd like to see our beer on tap or in bottles at their establishment!  
Fresh Food from our Farm!
In our Store & taproom this week, open to the public Fridays 4-7 and Saturdays 12-7, we will have the following foods available from our farm!  All grown right here, all USDA Certified Organic, all washed & ready to eat, or frozen & ready to cook!
  • Hakurei - delicious, sweet & mild Japanese radishes - delicious raw with dip! 
  • Micro-Greens - Spicy Radish Greens
  • Garlic 
  • Frozen heirloom tomatoes
  • Frozen Basil Pesto
  • Frozen Sweet Peppers (green & yellow)
  • Frozen shredded Zucchini
Recipe Corner

Visit the Recipe section of our farm blog, and you'll see hundreds of recipes!  This was put together by us to showcase recipes for every single type of vegetable & herb that we grow here at Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery!  
Be sure to follow Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery on facebook!  Here is a link to our facebook page
Thank you & Best Wishes from Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery!
Open Saturdays, 11 am - 6 pm
Tap room & store located on our farm at 4679 N. Flansburg Rd, Lena IL
You can contact us at: or 815-990-2380


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