What can we look forward to until Loyola's Final Four game on Saturday? Well, there's Oberon Day on Monday, Kentucky Breakfast Stout Thursday and Friday. And Major League Baseball's earliest Opening Day ever, for all
teams, is Thursday. But both the Cubs and Sox open on the road...
I'm catching up a bit close to the end of the weekend, since I spent last night on a camping trip with son'o'mine. But I've got quite a few new beers for you to find, like the Sierra Nevada Beer Camp, and the opening of Lo Rez' tap room...
This past weekend we had the debut of Founders Brewing Co.’s annual release of Kentucky Breakfast Stout. And most likely its disappearance from store shelves, perhaps within ten minutes. But experience has taught us that KBS will pop up on tap and in bottles at fine boozing establishments for some time to come. I tasted... Read more »
Just ao many things going on, I had to stop with the list I have here and try to pick up the slack for the upcoming week. Because for many, Oktoberfest starts in October! Go fig! Friday-Saturday, September 25-26 St. Alphonsus Oktoberfest St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 1429 W Wellington Ave., Chicago (773) 525-0709 Join us... Read more »
There are fewer big beer fests coming up because of the Labor Day weekend. Consider this a break before all the Chicago Bears gametime specials coming the weekend after. This week: Blue Moon Cinnamon Horchata Ale Launch Binny’s Beverage Depot 8/31 Des Plaines 9/1 Bloomingdale 9/2 Bolingbrook 9/3 Evergreen Park 9/4 Plainfield Blue Moon Cinnamon... Read more »
I am posting for the whole week ahead as I will be pulling double shifts once again this week. If I have missed any major events, and I probably have, I can try to squeeze them in later, but I might not have time even for that. Monday, August 3 8:00 pm ♦ LitMash Drinking... Read more »
Fair warning: I will be embarking on a contract job assignment that will have me traveling several miles for a shift that starts at 7:00 am. That means less time to sit up late at night and work on articles for this page, I’m afraid. I will try to keep up the calendar linked above,... Read more »
Things are back to something close to “Normal” after Chicago Craft Beer Week. But now it’s summer, and there will be a beer festival or two pretty much every weekend. Check my calendar link above for those a little further in the future. Monday, May 25 12:00 pm ♦ The Day After (5/25 – Beer... Read more »
You know, I’m to see that I still get people checking me for CCBW events, even if I’ve only got half the stuff that’s on the Chicago Craft Beer Week site and app. I have tried to focus on local brewers or rare beers, but today I just got carried away. Tuesday, May 19 Blind... Read more »
So I had a little more time to glean some of the events of Chicago Craft Beer Week, and even while trying to focus on local brewers or rare beers, I still a case of overloaded listicles! And wait until you see tomorrow’s list. As always, there’s still more info at the CCBW app on... Read more »