Posts in category "Beer Serving"

Tipping for Beers in Chicago: Early and Often

Tipping for Beers in Chicago: Early and Often
A friend of mine, whose name is Marc with a “c” (as opposed to me with a “k”), went to Scotland with the first production of Tracy Letts’ play “Killer Joe” to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. There, he introduced the concept of tipping to one of the pubs: when he paid for his... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago beer events, April 25-28

Weeklong Events Fountainhead One-year Anniversary Party week Fountainhead, 1970 W. Montrose Ave, Chicago (773) 697-8204  “Fountainhead opened its doors to the public on April 28th 2010. We have been so fortunate to meet so many fantastic people over the year-customers, staff, & vendors – and we know we wouldn’t have had such success without all... Read more »

White House Super Bowl party has Wisconsin, Pennsylvania beer, and homebrew

Some interesting information comes to light in the craft beer world in the wake of the Super Bowl. I reported here about the campaign by East End Brewing owner Scott Smith to get a case of his Pittsburgh-brewed beer to the Whote House Super Bowl party to match the Green Bay-made Hinterland beers President Obama... Read more »

Hosting an "Impromptu" beer tasting

Hosting an "Impromptu" beer tasting
As a certifiable beer geek, I do have, yes, a room in the basement that serves as my “cellar,” holding a couple hundred beer bottles and my currently idle homebrew pots. So many of these beers are high-alcohol behemoths (including yes, Three Floyds Behemoth) in 22 oz. or 750 ml bottles, which I really would... Read more »
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