Paint at the Brewery! Hoppiest IPA yet, & more Brew & Farm News!
Do you love the paintings hanging in our brewery? Want to create your own?! The creator of the artwork, Mia Rudolph, will be instructing a "Brew & Brush" art class here at Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery! Sign up to create your own awesome painting - details below!
Have you tried our newest 3-brewery collaboration I.P.A. beer? We brewed "Swamp Monster" with our friends at Pig Minds Brewing & Generations Brewing, and it's off-the-charts hoppy! This beer was made with fresh hops harvested right here at our farm! Try it soon, there is only a limited amount left and it will never be brewed again.
In Farm News, sign up for 2018 CSA is now open for current CSA Members!!! Current CSA Members get first dibs on a spot, and you can pay with installments (all installments due by June 1 of next year). There are some changes to next year's CSA, the season will be slightly shorter & a few crops are changing. Details, sign-up, and more are on our web site CSA page here. Those wishing to join the 2018 CSA as new members, the remaining shares will be open for purchase beginning in December - watch here for details!!! 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!
Visit our Taproom & Store!!! Now Open - Fridays 4-9 pm, Saturdays 12-9 pm, and Sundays 12-5 pm - visit our web site for location, directions, and more: www.WishfulAcresFarm.com.
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:
Swamp Monster I.P.A. - Really Hoppy! Collaboration I.P.A. brewed with 3 breweries: Wishful Acres, Pig Minds, and Generations
Belgian Dreams - mild Belgian-style ale brewed with amber honey
Apple Ale - mild fruit beer made with apple
Galahad - English Mild style of ale, brown & mild flavored.
Alderaan IPA - full of citrus hops!
Jack-O-Java - Pumpkin Coffee Spice Ale made with pumpkins grown on our farm
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!
November 23, 24, 25 - Barrel Aged Beer Release Weekend! The weekend after Thanksgiving, we'll be tapping the remaining kegs of "Vladimir", our 12% ABV Russian Imperial Stout, which we barrel aged for 6 months in a Buffalo Trace bourbon barrel! Fri 4-9, Sat 12-9, Sun 12-5!
Welcome all levels of painting abilities! In this class, you will create a 20" x 20" painting with acrylic on canvas! Mia will guide you through the process of painting this subject, pictured here, of a beautiful colorful winter scene. The canvas, supplies, and door prize are all provided in the cost of your class.
About the artist instructing your class: Mia Rudolph is a local artist who works in acrylics, color pencil, and other mediums. She is a full-time school nurse and has 3 children. Mia attended WIU and studied studio art. It is Mia's colorful artwork that we have on display in our taproom here at Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery!
Pre-registration for this class is required. You can sign-up and pay through our online store (link below), or in-person at our taproom during open hours. Registration deadline is Friday, December 1.
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 22-week-long season! To learn more: http://www.wishfulacresfarm.com/csa-program .
CSB Members (Community Supported Brewery)
Quick news item: The 2nd Year CSB program is now open!!! Those wishing to purchase a membership, visit our web site CSB page for details.
Available for your CSB Growler Fills this weekend:
Swamp Monster IPA
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: http://www.wishfulacresfarm.com/csb-program .
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
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: email@example.com or 815-990-2380