Posts tagged "BCS"

Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 19–21

Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 19–21
Hey, I thought things would slow down in the weekend before Christmas, with New Year’s Eve coming up and all. How wrong I was. Friday, December 19 11:00 am – 4:00 am ♦ Ugly Sweater + Bad Santa Party Timothy O’Toole’s Pub 622 N. Fairbanks Ct., Chicago (312) 642-0700 Were you naughty in 2014 and... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 15–18

Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 15–18
First off, here are some more “12 Beers of Christmas” promotions I may have missed the last few times around, and which are going on already: 12 Jingles of Bell’s: Urban Burger Bar Burger Bar Chicago, 1578 N. Clybourn Ave. Chicago (312) 255-0055 Join Bell’s and Urban Burger Bar as we celebrate 12 days of... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 12–14

Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 12–14
Friday – Sunday 18th Street’s One-Year Anniversary 18th Street Brewery, 5725 Miller Ave., Gary, IN (219) 939-8802 December 14th, 2014 marks our one year anniversary in our GARY, INDIANA based brewpub. We have grown a lot in our first year and want to celebrate it with our loyal fans and supporters who have helped make... Read more »
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Review: Bourbon County Backyard Rye 2013

Review: Bourbon County Backyard Rye 2013
I hope I helped everyone get to some places where they could get at least a taste of the Black Friday beer deals. For myself, waiting a few hours in the cold would probably be very bad for me. Besides, how much longer could I go without taking my kids to see Big Hero 6. Since... Read more »

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 Black Friday Weekend Events

Chicago Craft Beer Black Friday Weekend Events
Revised: I had hoped to get better confirmation from Goose Island of the venues for it Black Friday sales, but no update was available. So I have finally tracked out the ones mentioned on its website, which only mentioned the street corners where these places were found. Apparently, they wanted to keep the actual locations... Read more »
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Chicago Craft Beer Events, Black Wednesday 2014 Week

Chicago Craft Beer Events, Black Wednesday 2014 Week
It’s that most wonderful time of the beer year, when not only Bourbon County Stouts but other brewers’ big holiday beers start to arrive. I am posting this calendar as well as my Black Friday weekend to help you plan. There are a few “Black Wednesday” previews pourings of this year’s Goose Island BCS variants,... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, November 10–13

Chicago Craft Beer Events, November 10–13
The Festival of (Wood and) Barrel-Aged Beer hits town this weekend, probably the biggest craft beer event in Chicago. Wish I had tickets, but I don’t. Wish I could give away tickets, but I can’t. But here are some pre-FoBAB events you can enjoy, with less parking hassle. Monday, November 10 6:00 – 8:00 pm... Read more »

Tickets on Sale November 6 for Goose Island Bourbon County Stout Black Friday

Tickets on Sale November 6 for Goose Island Bourbon County Stout Black Friday
That’s right, as in tomorrow as I write this, maybe right now by the time you get to read this. Tickets go on sale November 6 at 12:00 noon Central time for Black Friday 2014, to be held November 28 at the (only one left!) Goose Island brewpub, 1800 N. Clybourn Ave. Tickets will be... Read more »
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Chicago Craft Beer Events, August 22–24

Chicago Craft Beer Events, August 22–24
Just a word of warning, that after the Labor Day weekend, I may be going on another hiatus. Seems I suddenly have some freelance work lined up, and I promised someone a book proposal back in April that still needs to be written (guess what it’s about). Craft beer? Chicago? Friday, August 22 Buddy Brew... Read more »
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