Posts tagged "Bourbon County Stout"

Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 20-23

Chicago Craft Beer Events, February 20-23
Just two months after Cademon Brewing in Geneva was forced to close over missed tax payments, they have reopened thanks to an IndeGogo funding campaign. The campaign’s premiums were presented Feb. 18 at a “Second Wind Day.” Tangled Roots Brewing in Ottawa will be releasing a pale ale that it claims may be the first... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Valentine's Week Events

Chicago Craft Beer Valentine's Week Events
If you haven’t spent the weekend before Valentine’s Day plying yourself and your sweetie with good beer, you still have a chance this week, of course. As always, I continue to update this list as I find more events, so be sure to check in regularly. And scroll down each date for more events! Monday,... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer & Cider Events, February 6 - 9

Chicago Craft Beer & Cider Events, February 6 - 9
Since some of you have been so kind as to send “get well” wishes, my kidney stone issue has not flared up again. I go back to the specialist Monday to see if the 6mm stone they saw on the CT scan worked its way out of a 5mm wide vessel. I am posting this... Read more »
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Chicago Craft Beer Big Game Weekend, February 3-5

Chicago Craft Beer Big Game Weekend, February 3-5
I’ve been laid low this week by a kidney stone attack on Monday, which keeps me out of the mood for beer for awhile. Oddly, when I was sent for a CT scan of my pre-disposal beer tank, the technician recognized my name as The Beeronaut. Of course I was in too much pain at... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, January 30 - Feburary 2

Chicago Craft Beer Events, January 30 - Feburary 2
Last week, we learned that Toppling Goliath Brews of Decorah, Iowa, one of the country’s hottest new breweries, is now being distributed in Illinois. A few samplings have already occurred in our area, and now Binny’s will have their American Pale Ale, Pseudo Sue, in four-packs on Tuesday, Jan. 31. Quantities are limited, but other... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, January 27-29

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, January 27-29
I thought we’d be in for a light weekend between playoff games. But we are just at the start of 2017 beer festival season.. Friday, January 27 Saturday, January 28 Sunday, January 29
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Chicago Craft Beer Events, January 23-26

Chicago Craft Beer Events, January 23-26
For the week of Wednesday’s event at the Field Museum, the team-up of Sue the T-rex with Pseudo Sue from Decorah, Iowa’s Toppling Goliath Brews, we have news that TG beers will be entering the Illinois (and Chicago) market through a distribution deal with Breakthru Beverage. According to TG’s Facebook post, distribution will involve a... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, January 13-15

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, January 13-15
Among many new craft brewers coming down the pipeline, it looks like the next to open might be Alulu, a brewpub at 2011 S. Laflin, in the Pilsen neighborhood. Eater Chicago reports they have held their business and liquor license since 2015, but an opening may finally be “around the corner.” Two partners have been... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, December 16-18

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, December 16-18
I keep getting lots of last-minute notices, especially about Bourbon County and other big stout releases. I can keep adding them to the list, so again, be sure to check back for updates. Fischman’s Liquors, which closed last summer amid plans to open a space in the Portage Theatre building, is seeking a zoning change... Read more »
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Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 5-8

Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 5-8
Cademon Brewing Co. in far western Genoa marked its second anniversary on December 1 by announcing on its Facebook page that they were out of business. A missed tax payment meant a hold was put on their liquor license, and the situation snowballed out of control until they owed more in taxes and fines than... Read more »
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