Archive for February 2011
Friday, February 25 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Silly Name, Serious Beer Binny’s Beverage Depot, 1919 Skokie Valley Hwy., Highland Park, IL (847) 831-5400Binny’s Highland Park welcomes the newest brewery to come to Chicagoland, Massachusetts’ Clown Shoes. Joe Katz of Stoller Wholesale will be on hand to answer your questions and pour samples. Taste the... Read more »
Monday, February 21 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. An Evening with North Coast BrewingBig Star, 1531 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL (773) 235-4039 Beer dinner paired with North Coast beers:Seasonal ceviche: blood orange, persimmon, crisp masa. Beer pairing: Le Merle SaisonChile-glazed sweetbreads: piloncillo, amarillo, chochoyotes, fennel. Beer pairing: PranQster Golden AleBarbacoa de chivo: crispy sweet... Read more »
You might notice I have nothing slotted for Sunday the 13th. There’ll be a separate list of Valentine’s Day events coming soon! Friday, February 11 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. • Binny’s Beer, Cider & Mead TastingBinny’s Beverage Depot, 844 S. Randall Rd., Algonquin, IL (847) 458-2470Come out of the cold and taste some of the... Read more »
Some interesting information comes to light in the craft beer world in the wake of the Super Bowl. I reported here about the campaign by East End Brewing owner Scott Smith to get a case of his Pittsburgh-brewed beer to the Whote House Super Bowl party to match the Green Bay-made Hinterland beers President Obama... Read more »
Monday, February 7 6:00 p.m. Rock Bottom Orland Park Taps King of HeartsRock Bottom Orland Park, 16156 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park, IL (708) 226-0021This year we made King of Hearts Imperial Red our Hoppy Specialty for February. We will have a dry hopped cask of this 8.0% abv beer in the brew... Read more »
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