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Thursday, November 8, 2018

New IPA, 2019 Beer Memberships NOW AVAILABLE!!! Get your CSB Share!

How about a 1-year supply of beer?!!  That is what the members in our Community Supported Brewery (CSB) Program receive!  We've been running the CSB Program since we opened our brewery.  More details if you scroll down, and you can also learn more on our web site CSB page here(Our email newsletter subscribers get first-dibs on a spot; we haven't announced this on Facebook yet!)

We have a NEW IPA on tap this weekend!  Golden Demon is one of the strongest-flavored IPAs we've made yet. Nate didn't hold back with this one; it's intended for the serious IPA fans.  Golden in color, bitter, and hoppy-   87 IBUs and 5% ABV.  

We'd like to extend a huge thank you to all the members of our 2018 Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program!  Last week was the final organic vegetable share of the season.  It looks as though our 2019 CSA Program is already sold-out for next year; scroll down to the CSA section for details.

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:
  • Golden Demon IPA - hoppy & bitter IPA for the hardcore IPA fans
  • Barleywine - a historic beer style! High ABV like wine, but made with barley - it's actually a beer :)
  • Galahad - English-style brown ale
  • Posthaste Pale Ale - wet hopped English-style pale ale (supply getting low)
  • Apple Ale - mild & fruity
  • Overcast - German-style Hefeweizen (almost gone!)
  • Honey Wheat - mild & easy drinking!
  • Homemade Root Beer (non-alcoholic)
In addition to fresh beer by the glass, we also have growler fills available for carry-out!  
New Beer Release!
Brewed with the hardcore IPA fans in mind, Golden Demon IPA is the highest IBUs India Pale Ale that we've brewed yet!  While still not completely over-the-top (we won't do that to you!), this beer does weigh in at 87 IBUs, so it is our most bitter IPA yet.  At 5% ABV, you can easily enjoy more than one!  
2019 CSB Program Memberships now available!

The moment is here!  Our 2019 Community Supported Brewery (CSB) Memberships are now available for purchase!  The 2019 CSB Program will begin on January 1, 2019 and end on December 31, 2019.

How does the program work?
You receive a Punch Card with 26 Growler Fills that are prepaid at a discounted rate.  You choose between a Gold Membership (our larger 64 oz growler) or a Silver Membership (our smaller 32 oz growler).  You stop in anytime you want to get a growler fill during our open hours, and we mark it off your card.  It's a 1-year supply of beer in growler fills!  Oh, and you also receive a free glass growler with your membership.  :)   (Our email newsletter subscribers get first-dibs on a spot; we haven't announced this on Facebook yet!)

For all the details, please visit the CSB Page on our web site here.

CSB Memberships may be purchase in our online store anytime, or in our taproom during open hours. 

(Those members who are currently in our 2018 CSB Program, you have less than 2 months to finish your punch cards!  The 2018 CSB Season ends soon!)
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Member News

Our recipe database contains cooking ideas for all the vegetables we grow - link here.
Farm CSA Members: In your share of organic items this week:
  • Our 2018 Season has now ended!  Thank you to all our CSA Members for your support.  At this time, it looks like our 2019 Season is already sold out.  We'll be in touch by the end of November with all of you who are on our Wait List.  If you're currently on our Wait List but didn't make it into our 2019 CSA, we'll bump you up onto the 2020 Wait List.

    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
  • Best Dam Bar, Durand, IL
  • JJ & Freddy's, Stockton, IL
  • Mulligans, Lena, IL 
  • Park Hills Golf Course, Freeport, IL
  • Pub 219, Freeport, IL
  • Rock City Tap, Rock City, IL
  • Rosati's Pizza, Freeport, IL 
  • Route 75 Bar & Grill, Dakota, IL
  • Royal Pub, Freeport, IL
  • This Is It Eatery, 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 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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