Brewery Tour and Tasting at Pig Minds Brewing Co., Sponsored by the Rockford Alumni Club

Thursday, Sept. 23

Pig Minds Brewing Co

Join the NIU Alumni Association and the Rockford Alumni Club for a brewery tour, beer tasting and networking from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 23, at Pig Minds Brewing Co. in Machesney Park, Illinois.

Pig Minds is the first and only vegan brewery located in America. Attendees will enjoy a brewery tour and three 5 oz. tastings while sampling delicious plant-based pizzas.

All attendees must be 21 or older. No refunds.

Questions? Please contact Dana King, ’05, at or 815-753-5421.

Event Details

$20 online registration

$25 at the door


5:30PM - 7:30PM Thu 23 Sep 2021, Central timezone


Pig Minds Brewing Co.
4080 Steele Drive
Machesney Park, IL 61115

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