It's another light weekend for beer events, perhaps for the best considering the beastly weather.
Friday, July 22
6:30 p.m. Wildfire-Lincolnshire Goose Island Beer Dinner
Wildfire Lincolnshire, 235 Parkway Dr., Lincolnshire, IL (847) 279-7900
Reception, 6:30 p.m., Dinner, 7:00 p.m. $45 (plus tax & gratuity).
Reception: Belgian Style Ale Braised Mussels, oyster sauce on garlic crostini paired with Goose Island Matilda Belgian Style Pale Ale.
1st Course: Barbecue Chicken Caesar Salad, crispy pancetta, Boston lettuce paired with Green Line Pale Ale.
2nd Course: Crispy East Coast Flounder, sweet pea puree, lemon-garlic aioli, fresh mint paired with Fleur Belgian Style Pale Ale with Hibiscus.
3rd Course: Grilled Ribeye Steak Skewers, smoked yukon gold potato mash, roasted vegetables paired with Pepe Nero Black Farmhouse Style Ale.
Dessert: Cinnamon-Sugar Doughnuts, spiced bittersweet chocolate sauce paired with Pere Jacques Belgian Style Abbey Ale. Moreno Espinoza & Edgar Ojeda, Executive Chefs Erika Thieme, Guest Speaker. RSVP to Brad Wermager, Wildfire Wine & Spirits Director at (773) 398-6960.
8:00 - 11:00 p.m. Christmas in July with Santa's Magic
Mickey Finn's Brewery, 412 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL (847) 362-6688
Greg a brewed up a batch of Santa's Magic and we're having a party. $40 per person includes all the Santa's you can handle, other MF beer, bottled beer, wine and well drinks plus food buffet and music by the Party Hardigans. Doors open at 8:00pm in the Amber Room, tix sold in advance...ask your server or bartender.
Saturday, July 23
Family Float Day
Elgin Public House, 219 E. Chicago St. Elgin IL (847) 468-8810
We've got 3 delicious root beers, one from Goose Island, one from Two Brothers, and IBC for the kids. For the kids over 21 we've got beer floats with your choice of Left Hand Milk Stout, Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout, or Guinness! We'll be serving up family fun all day so stop in and have a float and some fun!
Sunday, July 24
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Sunday Goose Club
Goose Island Clybourn, 1800 N. Clybourn Ave., Chicago (312) 915-0071
Join Green City Market’s Junior Board and Pub Brewmaster, Jared Rouben, on Sundays as Jared showcases his weekly Farmer’s Market Series beer-featuring a new
ingredient and farm from Green City Market. Check out the Junior Board's Goose Club Facebook event to see which beer will be premiering this Sunday.