Archive for January 2012

SOLD OUT! Tickets for Goose Island Stout Fest on Sale Feb. 1

Update! Goose Island has announced at 11:00 a.m. today that all tickets sold out in a matter of seconds. Hope you got yours!   Goose Island Clybourn brewpub has announced that tickets go on sale Wednesday, Feb. 1 for Stout Fest 2012. The annual celebration of all beers black will be held March 17 at... Read more »

Pipeworks Brewing commences… brewing!

Pipeworks Brewing commences… brewing!
Monday morning, the kettles were fired up and Pipeworks Brewing Co. moved from a four-year-long “pipe” dream to a reality as the seventh retail brewery in the city of Chicago. Owners Beejay Oslon and Gerrit Lewis posted to their Facebook page last Wednesday that they had been granted their license to brew by the state... Read more »

CBS News: Brewpub Shootout winners, Day of the Living Ales is March 3

Let’s try to catch up on a few news items here. The Chicago Beer Society held its 14th annual Chicagoland Brewpub and Microbrewery Shootout last weekend. The contest was a judging not only of craft beers from our area, but of foods entered along with the beers. Brewpub beers were matched with a dish from... Read more »
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Beeronaut's Chicago calendar, January 30 to February 2

Beeronaut's Chicago calendar, January 30 to February 2
Through January 31 Stout Fest 2012 Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago (773) 276-9730 Our favorite beer event of the season is here: Stout Fest 2012. We tapped our latest batch of 12 beers on Sunday, January 15th. Check our website for a current list! Monday, January 30 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. ♦ Italian... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago Weekend, January 27 to 29

Beeronaut's Chicago Weekend, January 27 to 29
Through January Stout Fest 2012 Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago (773) 276-9730 Our favorite beer event of the season is here: Stout Fest 2012. We tapped our latest batch of 12 beers on Sunday, January 15th. Check our website for a current list! Friday, January 27 3:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. • Occupy... Read more »

Bargain Beers: Boatswain H.L.V. Ale from Tader Joe's

Bargain Beers: Boatswain H.L.V. Ale from Tader Joe's
The economy still has turned around for me, and I’ll bet for more of you out there. So I’m going to try, for awhile popping the cap on some cheaper beers to see if they’re worthwhile. Besides, Most of these beers will be coming from Trader Joe’s, a place with its own fans that I... Read more »
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Beeronaut's Chicago events, January 23 to 26

Beeronaut's Chicago events, January 23 to 26
Through January Stout Fest 2012 Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago (773) 276-9730 Our favorite beer event of the season is here: Stout Fest 2012. We tapped our latest batch of 12 beers on Sunday, January 15th. Check our website for a current list! Monday, January 23 4:00 p.m. • Hopslam Tapping at Bauer’s... Read more »

Beeronaut Chicago weekend, January 20 to 22

Beeronaut Chicago weekend, January 20 to 22
Through January Stout Fest 2012 Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago (773) 276-9730 Our favorite beer event of the season is here: Stout Fest 2012. During January, we’re offering 24 delicious stouts on tap. We tapped our latest batch of 12 beers on Sunday, January 15th. Here’s a list of the great brews we’re... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago events, January 16 to 19

Beeronaut's Chicago events, January 16 to 19
Through January Stout Fest 2012 Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago (773) 276-9730 Our favorite beer event of the season is here: Stout Fest 2012. During January, we’re offering 24 delicious stouts on tap. We tapped the first 12 stouts at Midnight on New Year’s Eve, and the next batch of 12 on Sunday,... Read more »
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Flatlander's will split brewing and restaurant, close Lincolnshire location

Flatlander’s Restaurant and Brewery, a mainstay brewpub in the northern suburbs since 1996, has announced they will be leaving their location at 200 Village Green in Lincolnshire. Last call there will be January 22. According to the linked article, Flatlanders will be opening a new restaurant in Vernon Hills, and moving its brewing operations to... Read more »