Archive for February 2014

Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 28–March 2

Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 28–March 2
Act Now: As of this posting, there is a Groupon discount of $32 for the Windy City BrewHaHa on Saturday. See below for information, and click here to see if the deal’s still offered. Friday, February 28 4:00 – 7:00 pm ♦ Beer Sampling at Kenwood Liquors Kenwood Liquors, 12037 W. 159th St., Homer Glen,... Read more »

Dates Set for Dark Lord Day & Chicago Craft Beer Week

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Update: Dark Lord Day tickets will be sold online at noon Central on Monday, March 17 (yes, St. Patrick’s Day) at crowdsurge.com/darklordday/ Okay, beer fans, you can finally pick your season ticket packages and tell you cousin whether you can attend her wedding. Three Floyds Brewing Co. has set its Dark Lord Day extravaganza for Saturday, April... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 24-27

Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 24-27
Coming up this weekend is the big Day/Night of the Living Ales at Goose Island Wrigleyville. Tickets are now sold out, but where there’s a will, there’s a way! Apologies to anyone who might have tried to visit my web page or my ongoing Calendar page. It seems the CPanel client on my web host... Read more »
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Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 21-23

Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 21-23
So much to fit, so little time. We also note the opening this weekend of Compass Bar, 433 W. Diversey, Chicago. This proposes itself as a “beer-centric” restaurant and bar concept specializes in craft beer and wood-fired pizzas.  The bar features 180 bottled beers and 20 rotating tap handles. Friday, February 21 3 Floyds &... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 17-20

Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 17-20
Monday, February 17 Troquet Hosts Finch’s Beer Troquet, 1834 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago (773) 334-5664 Troquet Ravenswood will offer diners the choice of four burgers that perfectly pair with a flight of four Finch’s Beer Company beers. The burger and beer flight special will be available all day for $20, not inclusive of tax or... Read more »

Valentine Weekend Craft Beer Events in Chicago

Valentine Weekend Craft Beer Events in Chicago
Whether you’re with someone or without, we’ve got you covered this weekend. By the way: tickets to the afternoon session for Day of the Living Ales (March 1, Goose Island Wrigleyville) are sold out, but as of Wednesday night you can still get evening session tickets here! Friday, February 14 V-Day: Double IPAs for Single... Read more »
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Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 10-13

Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 10-13
There are a lot of events, romantic or otherwise, in the run-up to Valentine’s Day. Monday, February 10 4:00 pm ♦ Hopslam at Tribes Alehouse, Mokena The Tribes Alehouse, 11220 W. Lincoln Hwy, Mokena, IL (815) 464-0248 Bell’s Hopslam! Hurry…Get it before it’s gone! 6:30 – 9:00 pm ♦ Wildfire beer dinner with Bell’s Beer... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, Feb 7-9

Chicago Craft Beer Events, Feb 7-9
So it seems I missed the Industry Night opening for Lagunitas‘ Chicago brewery this past Tuesday. No sour grapes here, as it’s difficult to think of escaping the bosom of my family in this weather. But let’s just let this serve as notice that yes, their new tap room will be in business very soon!... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 3-6

Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 3-6
All roads this week lead to Navy Pier and the Cider Summit this Saturday. Check below for some pre-Summit apple-y events! Monday, February 3 4:00 pm ♦ Hopslam at Tribes Tinley The Tribes Alehouse, 9501 W. 171st St., Tinley Park, IL (708) 966-2051 Bell’s Hopslam! Come and get it!! 7:00 pm ♦ CiderCON Kick-Off: ANTHEM Cider Luxbar, 18... Read more »
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