Posts tagged "Barrel Aged Beer"

Touring Goose Island's Barrel-Aging Warehouse

Touring Goose Island's Barrel-Aging Warehouse
Back in October, I was among this town’s beer writers who got the privilege of touring Goose Island’s new barrel warehouse at 603 N. Sacramento. I also got, of course, a taste of the 2014 Bourbon County Brand Stout and its variants. I’d like to say I held off on offering you this description to... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, November 21-23

Chicago Craft Beer Events, November 21-23
Just some highlights this time around as I try to gather more info about Black Wednesday and Black Friday events. For Pete’s sake, if you are actually worried that not enough people might come to your place for Bourbon County Stout, click the e-mail link up top there and tell me about it! Meantime, there... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, October 6–9

Chicago Craft Beer Events, October 6–9
Gotta get this article out so I can filter through the list of local winners at the Great American Beer Festival. Watch for that info soon! Also watch for The Saint Louis Brewery (the Gateway City’s largest American-owned brewery!), which will soon be introducing its Schalfly beer to the Chicago market! A few kegs will... Read more »
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Chicago Craft Beer Week Highlights: Monday, May 20

Monday, May. 20 Tyanena Spotlight at World of Beer World of Beer, 1727 Freedom Dr, Naperville, IL (630) 955-0399 Join us for a Tyranena Spotlight. We will have 3 delicious brews on draught and a rep. from the brewery to answer any questions you may have. Beers on draught: Scurvey IPA, Rocky’s Revenge Bourbon Brown,... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 18-21

Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 18-21
Monday, Feb. 18 7:00 pm ♦ Identifying “Off” Flavors in Beer— A Tasting Seminar Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark St. Chicago (773) 334-9851 Ever wonder what the “beer experts” are looking out for when they evaluate beer? Well, there are a lot of potentially bad or “off” flavors that can show up in beer. Join us... Read more »

Beeronaut weekend highlights, February 17 to 19

Beeronaut weekend highlights, February 17 to 19
To make the calendar a little more friendly—and a bit shorter—we are featuring highlight events of the weekend. A fuller list with beer tastings and tapping is now hosted as a quite attractive calendar feature on chitownontap.com Friday, February 17 Barrel-Aged Arrogant Bastard tapping Twisted Spoke, 501 N. Ogden Ave., Chicago (312) 666-1500 An extremely... Read more »
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Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer results

Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer results
While out-of-state brewers took the Best of Show prizes, members of the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild fared well collectively at the Eighth Annual Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer, held last Saturday. The event was held over two sampling sessions on November 6 at Chicago Journeyman Plumbers’ Local Union 130 Stephen M. Bailey Auditorium... Read more »
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