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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Pizza & Star Wars Party, Jalapeno Ale, NEW IPA, Food Truck Grill Out & more!

May the Fourth be with You! It's time for our Pizza, Beer, & Star Wars party!  May 4, 4-9 pm, with Rosati's Pizza here selling their pizza by the slice from 5-7 pm. Details below!

Happy Cinco de Mayo!  Our Jalapeno Ale will be on tap this Saturday, May 5, 12-9 pm.  Small batch!

We have a brand new beer, Warrior IPA, on tap!  This is a session IPA, at 5% ABV, red in color, and made with the "Warrior" variety of hops.  Very drinkable!

And, last but not least, Dark Side has returned!  This dark ale is on tap starting this Friday!

Sunday, May 20, from 12-5 pm will be our first Food Truck Sunday of the season!  We'll have Benchwarmers here with their food truck parked in our Beer Garden, and they'll be grilling & frying it up!  Beer Brats (boiled in Wishful Acres beer), Hamburgers, Pork Chop Sandwiches, French Fries, and Fried Cheese Curds!!!

Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery - taproom open Fridays 4-9, Saturdays 12-9, Sundays 12-5.  
Tap Room Bar at our Brewery
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:
  • Jalapeno Ale - only on Saturday, May 5 for Cinco de Mayo
  • Warrior IPA - red session IPA
  • Dark Side -  a dark colored ale with notes of chocolate
  • Peach Mango Ale - a sweeter style fruit beer 
  • Clan McKenzie - Scotch Ale
  • Sternenlicht - very mild, light colored, German style Kolsch beer
  • Dingo -  a mild, amber colored ale brewed with Australian hops
  • Unicorn Tears - unique flavored copper colored ale
  • Homemade Root Beer (non-alcoholic)
In addition to fresh beer by the glass, we also have growler fills available for carry-out!  
Upcoming Events at Wishful Acres:
  • Friday, May 4 - "May the Fourth Be With You" Star Wars-themed celebration!  Rosati's Pizza will be here from 5-7 pm selling their pizza by the slice, dress in costume for a prize, and more details below!
  • Saturday, May 5 - Jalapeno Beer Release for Cinco de Mayo.  Small batch!
  • Sunday, May 20 - Food Truck Sunday!  Benchwarmers will have their food truck here, selling their grilled meats: Beer Bratwurst (cooked in Wishful Acres beer), Hamburgers, Pork Chop Sandwiches, French Fries, and Fried Cheese Curds in our outdoor beer garden!
May the Fourth be with You!

It's almost time for our annual Star Wars party!  Mark your calendars for Friday, May 4, from 4-9pm.  We're celebrating all things Star Wars!  The names of our all our on-tap beers will be altered to Star Wars themes for the night, and we'll be celebrating with Star Wars themed music and fun.  Come dressed in a Star Wars costume and receive a free Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery magnet!  

Also, this year we're happy to partner with Rosati's Pizza for this event!  Rosati's Pizza will be on hand, selling their pizza by the slice, from 5-7 pm.  They'll have cheese, sausage, and pepperoni pizza available, at $3 per slice, or 2 for $5.  Awesome!!!
Food Truck Sunday!

Mark your calendars!  Sunday, May 20, from 12-5 pm, we'll have a food truck at Wishful Acres!  Benchwarmers Bar & Grill will be parking their food truck in our outdoor beer garden, and they'll be grilling & frying up a nice menu for all of you!  Featuring:

- Beer Bratwurst (cooked in Wishful Acres beer!)
- Hamburgers
- Pork Chop Sandwiches
- French Fries
- Fried Cheese Curds

YUM!  What a great way to kick off summer!  We hope to see you here on May 20!

Our outdoor Beer Garden is OPEN!!!   Nice weather has finally arrived! 
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) News

Our 2018 organic vegetable membership program is SOLD OUT.  We look forward to seeing all the CSA members for our first pickup in June!  

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:  .  
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
  • Benchwarmers, Freeport, IL
  • Cove Restaurant at Apple Canyon Lake, IL
  • Eilerts, Freeport, IL
  • Lodi Tap House, Maple Park, IL
  • Mulligans, Lena, IL 
  • Park Hills Golf Course, Freeport, IL
  • Pub 219, Freeport, IL
  • Rosati's Pizza, Freeport, IL 
  • Royal Pub, Freeport, IL
  • Woodbine Bend Golf Course, Stockton, 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 is located on our farm at 4679 N. Flansburg Rd, Lena IL
You can contact us at: or 815-990-2380


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