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Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, December 14-16

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, December 14-16
Again I’m working up to the last minute to get more and more holiday events and big beer events into this list. If it seems like there are more beer choices here in Chicago, it’s true! The Brewers’ Association has noted that the Chicago metropolitan area now has 167 commercial brewers, the most of any... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 10-13

Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 10-13
Yes, there are still chances to get your hands on some Bourbon County Stout this week. Also plenty of cider tappings, Wild Monk turns 7, Alter Brewing turns 3, Pride at Revolution, plus Beer & Hymns...

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, December 7-9

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, December 7-9
Things have fallen behind here, because I thought I would catch a break after Black Friday. But the big beer events just keep on coming! And I was involved to doing some writing that actually pays. But here we go with the weekend list. Which may still get updated before the weekend’s over! Seery Athalone... Read more »
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Chicago Craft Beer Events, November 26-29

Chicago Craft Beer Events, November 26-29
So, who braved the cold overnight to get their full case of Bourbon County Stout? Who just walked into their local store and snagged their allotment? Well, if you missed it, there will be tappings all over Chicago for the next several weeks. Meantime, I'm now digging out beer-friendly New years Eve and holiday parties, and have already found the first of many Ugly Sweater events...

Chicago Black Friday Beer Weekend, November 23-25

Chicago Black Friday Beer Weekend, November 23-25
Here we are at the high holiday for Chicago beer fans. I’ve had people message me asking about events because they’re flying in from the West Coast, and want to know what else is going on. So hang on. Here’s what’s going on. If you really don’t feel like lining up for BCS starting the... Read more »

Chicago Black Wednesday/Thanksgiving Beer Events

Chicago Black Wednesday/Thanksgiving Beer Events
All right. Every time I think I have gathered all the Black Wednesday and Black Friday events, still more pop up. The only thing to do now is to post this article early. And take a look: if you can't get in, or don't care to get in on some Bourbon County Stout releases, there  are a kegful of other beers pouring around Chicago! Robot fights? We got 'em...
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Chicago Craft Beer Events, November 12-15

Chicago Craft Beer Events, November 12-15
There are still more Veterans Day events for the Monday observance this week. Also more Bourbon County and Festival of Barrel Aged Beer previews...

Chicago Craft Beer Events, November 5-8

Chicago Craft Beer Events, November 5-8
Hey, did you enjoy that extra hour of drinking or sleeping with the bounce back to Standard Time? Good. Some bars have thought to offer specials on Election Day for people with their "I Voted" stickers, but they were informed that they can't have specials or give away beer for that kind of incentive. Still, be sure to get out there and vote. Meantime, we have the parade of imperial stout releases leading up to Black Friday, and even more events around the Festival of Barrel-Aged Beer, coming up November 16 & 17 (some tickets are still available)...

Chicago's Craft Beer Weekend, November 2-4

Chicago's Craft Beer Weekend, November 2-4
The end of Halloween marks the start of big beer season! We are seeing previews and food collaborations with Bourbon County Stout, Canadian Breakfast Stout (with Kentucky Breakfast Stout tagging close behind), Surly Darkness, and a day for barrel-aged and sour beers. We also have tappings for the Mr. IPA-Nut beer, and Church Street’s hemp... Read more »
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Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, October 12-14

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, October 12-14
Update: It’s Thursday as I add this note. The Field Museum just posted this on their Facebook page, at about 3:30: Something delightful has arrived! Toppling Goliath Brewing Co.‘s highly acclaimed Morning Delight Imperial Stout is now on tap. Kick off your museum visit with this 12% coffee beer. (We highly encourage the responsible consumption of Morning... Read more »
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