Archive for January 2011

Beeronaut's Super Bowl weekend calendar, Feb. 4-6 (UPDATED)

The Super Bowl will involve teams I have no emotional stake in, with millions spent on commercials that demonstrate the quality of pale tasteless beer by showing horses playing footall (at least they won’t be flatulent this year). Yet I will probably watch. Friday, February 4 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. • Super Bowl: SKA... Read more »

The Beeronaut's Chicago Beer Events: Jan 31-Feb 3

Monday, January 31 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. • Rare Cask NightFountainhead, 1970 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago (773) 697-8204   Join Fountainhead for a night of local Cask beer. For the first time anywhere: Metropolitan Dynamo Cacao Lager & Two Brothers Dry-Hopped Northwind Imperial Stout. Doug & Tracy from Metropolitan, and Andy from Two Brothers will... Read more »

Walgreens Big Flats 1901 beer

Walgreens Big Flats 1901 beer
From Chicago Breaking Business: Walgreen Co. has quietly rolled out a private label brew. The product, Big Flats 1901, will carry a suggested retail price of $2.99 for a six-pack of cans and $11.49 for a 24-pack, the company said. It will be the private label beer for Deerfield-based Walgreens in states where it’s allowed.... Read more »
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Brewpub & Brewery Shootout Results

The 13th edition of the Brewpub and Brewery Shootout was held Saturday, January 22, at Chicago’s Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox Ave. The Chicago Beer Society hosted the event at which 300 members sampled beer and food from 14 area brewpubs. Attendees cast ballots for Best Beer, Best Food, and for Best Beer/Food... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago beer weekend: Jan 28-30

Friday, January 28 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Left Hand beer tastingWest Lakeview Liquors, 2156 W. Addison St., Chicago (773) 525-1916   “Jason will be here to sample some fine beers from Colorado.” Saturday, January 29 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Second Annual Two Brothers Brewery tourSheffield’s Lakeview, 3258 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago (773) 281-4989 “We... Read more »

Beer Review: Hinterland Luna Coffee Stout of (gasp!) Green Bay

A session stout brewed with coffee from Hinterland Brewing of Green Bay I’ve enjoyed ragging on the Packers this week as much as the next Bears fan. But in light of recent events, I’ve deciding that I too should to be more civil in my discourse. So I’m about to say something nice about something... Read more »
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Beeronaut's Weekend Beer Events: Jan 21-23

There was something supposed to be going on this weekend, but I can’t quite put my finger on it. But it does have something to do with drinking beer. Let’s see… Friday, January 21 Quencher’s Stout Fest 2011Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago (773) 276-9730 This year’s Stout Fest will feature 24 delicious stouts... Read more »

The Beeronaut's Chicago Beer Events: Jan 17-20

The Beeronaut's Chicago Beer Events: Jan 17-20
Monday, January 17 Quencher’s Stout Fest 2011Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago (773) 276-9730 This year’s STOUT FEST features 24 delicious stouts ON TAP. See this article for details Maple Tree Inn’s Weekly Beer FlightMaple Tree Inn, 13301 S. Olde Western Ave. Blue Island, IL (708) 388-3461 This week’s Beer Flight special features Belgians.... Read more »

The Beeronaut's Chicago weekend events: Jan 14-16

Friday, January 14 Quencher’s Stout Fest 2011Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago (773) 276-9730 This year’s Stout Fest features 24 stouts on tap. See this article for the full lineup. 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. • Ommegang Belgian Pale Ale tastingMonk’s Pub, 205 W Lake, Chicago, IL Come in to taste BPA (Belgian Pale Ale)... Read more »
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The Beeronaut's Chicago Beer Events: Jan 10-13

Through January Quencher’s Stout Fest 2011 Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago (773) 276-9730This year’s Stout Fest will feature 24 delicious stouts on tap. See this article for the full lineup. Monday, January 10 Valentines Day dinner tickets go on sale. Two Brothers Tap House, 30W315 Calumet Ave., Warrenville, IL 630-393-BEERThe Two Brothers Tap... Read more »
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