Posts tagged "Cinco de Mayo"

Cinco de Mayo Beers #2: Sun King Pachanga

Cinco de Mayo Beers #2: Sun King Pachanga
My plans to write up some more light Mexican-style lagers and other beers appropriate to Cinco de Mayo has foundered, owing to my web issues. But to tide you over, here’s an article by Josh Noel in the Tribune on the lure of Mexican lagers. What I have before me is Pachanga, a Mexican-style lager... Read more »

Chicago Cinco de Mayo Craft Beer Weekend

Chicago Cinco de Mayo Craft Beer Weekend
It's Cinco de Mayo weekend, and a time for more big craft beer fests. You'll see more events getting fed into the spaces below, and I hope to write up one more appropriate Mexican style lager later...

Chicago Craft Beer Events, May 1–4

Chicago Craft Beer Events, May 1–4
Update: I've rescued my files from my old host, which of course I didn't have a recent backup for. I've updated the previous calendar article with the new location, and I'm hoping my redirect will point all the old articles to the proper location instead of bringing up a search page.
Um, hi. You may have noticed all my events listings went away on the article for the past weekend. I let my trial hosting account expire, and don't really have the wherewithal to pay out more money for a CPanel account. Used to be, I could sneak my web pages onto the spare disk space of my email accounts, but no more. So here's a temporary solution while I figure out my next move...
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Cinco de Mayo Beers #1: 5 Rabbit Prickly Pear Paletas

Cinco de Mayo Beers #1: 5 Rabbit Prickly Pear Paletas
Time again to Review and recommend some beers for an upcoming holiday. The holiday we’re counting down to this time is Cinco de Mayo. Despite what we norteños think, it is not the “Mexican Independence Day”. That’s September 16. This holiday celebrates the Mexican victory over the invading French at the Battle of Puebla in... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, May 2-5

Chicago Craft Beer Events, May 2-5
If I look a little thin on Cinco de Mayo events, it’s because I tried to filter in the ones that would include good beer. There will be 5 spots on every block offering buckets of Corona and margaritas. Monday, May 2 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm ♦ Atlas Irish Wake Atlas Brewing Company‘s Seven... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, May 4–7

Chicago Craft Beer Events, May 4–7
We are coming up on two “Craft Beer Weeks,” the American Craft Beer Week, May 11-17, and Chicago Craft Beer Week (× 1.57) May 14-24. I’ll have highlights of events for each event. There are many Cinco de Mayo events going on this week, but I’ve focused on the ones featuring craft beer, as many... Read more »
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Chicago Craft Beer Events: Cinco a Ocho de Mayo (May 5-8)

Chicago Craft Beer Events: Cinco a Ocho de Mayo (May 5-8)
Monday, May 5 Mail orders for Great Taste of the Midwest Tickets Great Taste of the Midwest is August 9th at Olin Park, overlooking Lake Minona in Madison, WI. It’s one of the biggest and oldest beer festivals in America, and back for its 28th edition. Over 100 brewers will on hand with over 1,000... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, May 2-4

Chicago Craft Beer Events, May 2-4
It’s another very busy weekend in the runup to Chicago Craft Beer Week. And be sure to check back with the Beeronaut often, as I will have some more tickets to give away (I wouldn’t say I have the 411 on this event, more like the 420). Friday, May 2 12:00 pm ♦ Galactic Double Daisy... Read more »

Beeronaut's Cinco de Mayo weekend highlights

Beeronaut's Cinco de Mayo weekend highlights
I’ve finally wrapped up my coursework for the semester after encountering a problem: You know how in PL/SQL Oracle when you create new users you also grant them specific access to view or update files? Sure you do. But every user I created had full dba access by default. Makes it difficult to test your... Read more »
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Beeronaut's Chicago beer events, May 2-5

Monday, May 2 Mail Order ticket sales for Great Taste of the Midwest, to be held August 13th in Madison, WI. Tickets this year will be $50. All ticket requests must be postmarked May 2. Details on the Midwest Homebrewers and Tasters Guild website. 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Meet & greet with Struise: Surprise ale... Read more »
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