Archive for June 2011

Beeronaut Chicago weekend, July 1-4

Beeronaut Chicago weekend, July 1-4
Nope, it’s not a mistake. My diligence has turned up no craft beer events for Sunday or for Independence Day. I suggest you make your own event with a fine American craft beer. Friday, July 1 New Belgium 2011 Fat Tire Cruise Bike Month The Tribes Alehouse, 11220 W. Lincoln Hwy, Mokena, IL (815) 464-0248... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago beer events, June 27-30

Beeronaut's Chicago beer events, June 27-30
Hey, we have a lot of beer dinners in this edition, and limited space. So please check the websites of the restaurants listed here for their beer dinner menus. Monday, June 27, 2011 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Chicago Firehouse Vintage Goose Island Sampling Chicago Firehouse, 1401 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago (312) 786-1401 Cost: Free. Join... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago beer weekend, June 24-26

Beeronaut's Chicago beer weekend, June 24-26
Friday June 24 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Beer New Arrivals Open House Binny’s, 4610 W. Elm St., McHenry, IL (815) 385-3200Sample some of the new arrivals from the first half of 2011. Boulevard, Uinta, Emmett’s, Brooklyn, and Central Waters will be available as well as others! Stop in and taste whats new! Call, or email... Read more »
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Beeronaut's Chicago beer events, June 20-23

Beeronaut's Chicago beer events, June 20-23
Monday, June 20 7:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. Krombacher – U.S. Release SmallBar Fullerton, 1415 West Fullerton, Chicago, IL Join us as we host the official U.S. Release Party for Krombacher Pils and Krombacher Weiss! We’ll have both of these classic German beers on draft and food specials to compliment each brew. Dagmar Broska will... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago beer weekend, June 17-19

Beeronaut's Chicago beer weekend, June 17-19
Friday, June 17 American Dream IPA tappingRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, 1 W. Grand Ave., Chicago (312) 755-9339American Dream IPA will be available. 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Chi-town Throw DownSheffield’s Beer & Wine Garden, 3258 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago (773) 281-4989Join us before & during the Cubs vs. Yankees as we put 3 of... Read more »

Two Brothers Hop Juice Festival this Saturday

Two Brothers Hop Juice Festival this Saturday
Let’s talk about another event in which an extreme local beer in unveiled once a year. This one is not as intimidating or hard to get to as Dark Lord Day, although it may be a little hard to find. This Saturday, June 18, is the Hop Juice Festival, at Warrenville’s Two Brothers Brewing Co.... Read more »
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Beeronaut's Chicago beer events, June 13-16

Beeronaut's Chicago beer events, June 13-16
As summer slowly creeps up on the calendar, we have a few events ahead of the usual Father’s Day brunches. I’ll shortly be telling you about Two Brothers’ Hop Juice Festival this Saturday. Monday, June 13 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Craft Beer Tasting at Finnegan’sFinnegan’s Craft Beer & Gastro Pub, 24102 W Lockport St, Plainfield,... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago beer weekend: June 10-12

Friday, June 10 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Beers of Summer Open HouseBinny’s Beverage Depot, 1919 Skokie Valley Hwy., Highland Park, IL (847) 831-5400Taste beers from the oldest brewery in the world, Weihenstephan. Sample thirst quenchers like Original Lager and Kristall Weiss, the seductively spicy Hefe Weiss, and the perfect summer nightcap, Vitus. Call, or email... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago beer events, June 6-9

Beeronaut's Chicago beer events, June 6-9
Sometime in this week I’ll be observing my birthday. Like many national holidays, the “date observed” might not be the actual date. Monday, June 6 5:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. Beer Debut: 5 Rabbit Cerverceria!Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark St. Chicago (773) 334-98515 Rabbit Cerverceria is a new Chicago brewery and they’re debuting their beers at... Read more »
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Goose Island Sofie beer recalled

Goose Island Sofie beer recalled
One year after having to recall batches of its Matilda ale, the Goose Island Beer Company has had to issue a recall of another of its Belgian style beers. Brewmaster Brett Porter posted a notice on Goose Island’s web page Thursaday, announcing the recall of batches of Sofie barrel-aged Saison: June 2, 2011 Goose Island... Read more »
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