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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Next Beer & Brats grill out, New On Tap, Plus more Brew & Farm News!

Mark your calendars! Our next Beer & Brats grill out will be Sunday, August 13 from 12-5pm. 
Also in Brewery news, we have a new on tap location in Freeport! Eilerts / Jumpin' Joe's will soon have Wishful Acres On Tap!  Scroll down to see what's on tap at our brewery this weekend - it's looking like beautiful weather for sitting in our beer garden!

In Farm News, this week Group A of the half-CSA members, and the full-CSA members, you can pick up your shares anytime during our open hours this weekend (scroll down for a list of items in your share this week)!  

Visit our Taproom & Store!!!  Now Open - Fridays 4-9 pm, Saturdays 12-9 p m, and Sundays 12-5 pm - visit our web site for location, directions, and more:   
Tap Room & Store
In our Tap Room this weekend, open Fridays 4-9 pm, Saturdays 12-9 pm, and Sundays 12-5 pm, we will be pouring fresh from our taps:
  • El Dorado - golden colored American Pale Ale style beer
  • Dark Side Stout - featuring notes of chocolate & coffee
  • Peach Mango Wheat Ale - a very fruity, sweeter-style fruit beer 
  • Electric Valkyrie IPA - a very drinkable IPA style beer
  • This Little Piggy - a German-style Weiss beer, similar to a Hefeweizen
  • Unicorn Tears - Our unique copper-colored ale.
  • Honey Wheat Ale - Mild & very drinkable
  • Homemade Root Beer (non-alcoholic)
In addition to fresh beer by the glass, we also have growler fills available for carry-out!  

Fresh From the Farm, Available for Purchase in our Taproom & Store:
  • Cucumbers
  • Green Beans
  • Patty Pan Summer Squash
  • Fresh Basil
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) News

CSA farm members, you may pick up your vegetables anytime during our open hours this weekend, Friday 4-9, Saturday 12-9, Sunday 12-5.  In this week's veggie share:
  • Cabbage
  • Broccoli
  • Cucumbers
  • Sweet Pepper
  • Onions
  • Green Beans
  • Yellow Beans
  • Basil
  • Zucchini
  • Summer Squash
RECIPES!!!  Need ideas for items in your share this week? For a long list of recipes for every vegetable & herb that we grow, we put together this recipe list!  You can visit our Wishful Acres Recipe List by Vegetable here:   

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 organic  produce for our full 30-week-long season! 2017 CSA is now open for enrollment.  To learn more:  .  
CSA Program is SOLD OUT for 2017, Thank you!
CSB Members (Community Supported Brewery)
Available for your CSB Growler Fills this weekend:
  • El Dorado
  • Dark Side Stout
  • Electric Valkyrie IPA
  • This Little Piggy
  • Unicorn Tears
  • Coffee Habit
  • Honey Wheat
  • Peach Wheat

Our "Beer Share", aka CSB Program (Community Supported Brewery) is an ongoing membership program that offers members a 1-year supply of growler fills of our beer, plus more benefits.  Info: .  CSB is SOLD OUT until Fall 2017, Thank you!!!
Next Beer & Brats Grill Out, August 13!

Beer & Brats at Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery! We'll be firing up the grill on Sunday, August 13 from 12-5 pm for a cookout! Enjoy local-made brats (cooked in our own beer prior to grilling), or a premium all-beef hot dog. Either option, served with Mrs. Mike's potato chips, for $4.99. Add your own condiments: sauerkraut, onion, relish, ketchup, mustards!
Where to Buy our Beer:

Our beer is available for purchase at the following locations:
  • Our Taproom!  Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery, located between Freeport & Lena - Visiting Info
  • Rosati's Pizza, Freeport, IL 
  • Benchwarmers bar & restaurant, Freeport, IL
  • The Cove Bar & Grill, Apple River, IL 
  • Mulligans Bar & Grill, Lena, IL 
  • Royal Liquor, Freeport, IL 
  • Rt 73 Brew & Chew, Pearl City, IL
  • Lodi Tap House, Maple Park, IL 
  • Park Hills Golf Course, Freeport, IL
  • Eilerts / Jumpin' Joe's, Freeport, IL
  • Music on Chicago, Freeport, IL 
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Thank you & Best Wishes from Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery!
Open Fridays 4-9 pm, Saturdays, 12-9 pm, and Sundays 12-5 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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