Posts tagged "Collaboration Beers"

Craft Beer Review: Homefront IPA

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Just in time for the end of baseball season, I have gotten a chance to sample a beer that came out at the start of the season. But hey, reviews are “evergreen,” compared to my calendar articles, and I expect this beer will be easier to locate next season. Homefront IPA is a collaboration beer... Read more »

Beeronaut Craft Beer Events, April 1-4

Beeronaut Craft Beer Events, April 1-4
I mentioned Kentucky Breakfast Stout a few times last week. Now it's starting to pour at more places in our town. First, a few of those group craft beer events:

Game of Thrones Iron Throne Beer events

There are still debut events for Brewery Ommegang's limited release of Iron Throne Belgian style, tied in to the HBO series Game of Thrones. "This blonde ale is brewed for the evil House Lannister with a hoppy bite on the finish...

Chef Cleetus Friedman now at Fountainhead

Chef Cleetus Friedman now at Fountainhead
This news has been well circulated in the craft beer community, and for good reason. First, to get this story off the ground sooner, let's just pass on the slightly abbreviated news release:
Fountainhead, a well-known craft beer and whiskey bar in Chicago's Ravenswood neighborhood, is excited to announce the addition of Chef Cleetus Friedman as its new executive chef. In keeping with Chef Friedman's focus on seasonality, he will revamp the current menu to place more emphasis on local, sustainable food. Each menu item will be designed to complement the stellar craft beer, wine, whiskey and spirits selection at Fountainhead. Chef Friedman will revamp Fountainhead's various menus including: main floor, roof deck garden, brunch, and will aim to begin slowly rolling out these changes later this Spring. Chef Friedman will also focus on implementing other menu changes at a later date...

Dogfish Head-Pearl Jam collaboration beer

The BeerNews site has been tracking the progress of Faithfull Ale, a collaboration between Dogfish Head and the band Pearl Jam. Beernews had a photo of the government-approved label for the collaboration on September 23, noting that it was dubbed the Official Beer of the Pearl Jam: Twenty anniversary tour/DVD. The label suggests the “Ale... Read more »

Craft Beer Review-Preview: Lunar-Blue Cat Black Zemon

Today only, I get to tell you about a buzz-worthy local beer before it hits the taps in Chicago. Technically, I was trying Finch’s Golden Wing right off the canning line last week, but that’s another story. This beer is a collaboration between LunaR Brewing Co. of west suburban Villa Park, and Blue Cat Brew... Read more »

Beeronaut Chicago events, August 22 to 25

Monday, August 22 7:00 p.m. Kirsch and Blücher DunkelWeiss tapping Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery, 1035 Sterling Ave., Flossmoor, IL (708) 957-BREW This week’s tapping is a collaboration we did with City Provisions. It is a Dunkel Weiss to which we added 100 lbs of fresh Michigan Cherries to the mash. Cleetus, the head chef/proprietor... Read more »

American Craft Beer Week events, Wednesday, May 18

It’s the third day of American Craft Beer Week, and some establishments are gearing up for tomorrow’s launch of Chicago Craft Beer Week. Watch for a flood of info in the next story, which I’ll try to push out shortly! Again Wednesday, May 18 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Brew Masters SeriesState and Lake at The... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago Beer Events: Feb 7-10

Monday, February 7 6:00 p.m. • Rock Bottom Orland Park Taps King of HeartsRock Bottom Orland Park, 16156 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park, IL (708) 226-0021This year we made King of Hearts Imperial Red our Hoppy Specialty for February. We will have a dry hopped cask of this 8.0% abv beer in the brew... Read more »
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