Archive for March 2011

Dark Lord vs. Charlie Sheen

Today on ticket scalping, I mean brokerage site StubHub: Charlie Sheen’s Violent Torpedo of Truth in Chicago, Apr 3: Original ticket price, $35-50. Currently asking $35-150. Dark Lord Day, April 30 in Munster (a ticket for the privilege of standing in line at Three Floyds brewery to pay $15 per bottle for Dark Lord Imperial... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago weekend events: April 1-3

Beeronaut's Chicago weekend events: April 1-3
Friday, April 1 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Lucky Monk First Friday SocialThe Lucky Monk Burger, Pizza & Beer, 105 Hollywood Blvd., South Barrington, IL (847) 898-0500The Lucky Monk’s first Friday Happy Hour event features live entertainment and cocktail specials including $5 Grey Goose, $4 House Micro Brews, $3 Miller Lite and a complimentary appetizer buffet... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago beer events, March 28-31

Beeronaut's Chicago beer events, March 28-31
Monday, March 28 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Bell’s Oberon Keg TappingLimestone Brewing Company, 12337 S. Rt. 59 Suite 155, Plainfield, ILWe’ll all have to wait for summer, but we don’t have to wait for Oberon! Limestone Brewing Company is one of only a couple Plainfield bars that will have Bell’s Oberon Ale on tap!... Read more »
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Parking and other restrictions for Dark Lord Day

Parking and other restrictions for Dark Lord Day
Three Floyds Brewing Company has had to make changes in the way it runs Dark Lord Day, coming up April 30. We have previously covered the new rules that only those who were able to buy tickets at Saturday’s online sale will be allowed onto the Three Floyds property, let alone to buy an allotment... Read more »

The Beeronaut's Chicago weekend events: March 25-27

Quietest weekend I’ve seen in a while, after the Super Bowl/Mardi Gras/St. Patrick’s Day rush. But I can see things picking up again next week. Friday, March 25 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. • Iron Works release, West Lakeview Liquors West Lakeview Liquors, 2156 W. Addison St, Chicago (773) 525-1916 Tracy & Co will be here... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago beer events, March 21-24

Week of March 21 Roundhouse 15th Anniversary Celebrations America’s Historic Roundhouse, 205 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL (630) 260-BREWThrowback Menu specials from the original 1996 menu & pricing all week long.Tuesday March 22nd: In America’s Brewpub, join us for dinner and receive cake compliments of The Cakery.Wednesday the 23rd: The Fundamentals live in America’s Club. Doors:... Read more »
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Three Floyds Dark Lord Day Tickets on Sale 1pm!

Three Floyds Dark Lord Day Tickets on Sale 1pm!
At 12:07 Saturday, Three Floyds Tweeted the following link to Dark Lord Day ticket sales, starting at 1:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time! http://darklordday.tickets.musictoday.com/3FloydsBrewingCo/calendar.aspx The Three Floyds blog has previously posted this information regarding tickets for Dark Lord Day, April 30 at the Three Floyds brewery in Munster.” Tips for a successful DLD ticket purchase 1)... Read more »

Where to find Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout

Where to find Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout
Since Chicago goes extreme Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, it should make sense to go with an extreme stout. I think you know what I mean: Have I been derelict in keeping you informed of where to find Founders Brewing Company‘s Kentucky Breakfast Stout? Yes I have, but for good excusesreasons: I’ve been humping to... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago weekend events: March 18-20

Beeronaut's Chicago weekend events: March 18-20
Has everyone recovered from the weeklong St. Pat’s celebration? Because there’s more beer to come. Friday, March 18 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Metropolitan Iron Works releaseBinny’s Lincoln Park, 1720 N. Marcey St., Chicago (312) 664-4394Join Chicago’s own Metropolitan Brewing Company as they unveil their newest beer, Ironworks Alt. This will be the fourth offering in... Read more »
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Beeronaut's St. Patrick's week beer events, March 14-17

Well, yes a lot more going on out there than these events. But weed out the ones who think Irish means green Miller Lite (the so-called “Chi-Rish”) and the List is manageable. Week of March 14 Maple Tree Inn’s Weekly Beer Flight Maple Tree Inn, 13301 S. Olde Western Ave. Blue Island, IL (708) 388-3461... Read more »