Posts tagged "Frank Thomas"

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, January 10-12

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, January 10-12
First off, congratulations to Frank Thomas, elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year on the ballot. I understand he will be entering as a White Sox, the team that got him a World Series ring. Greg Maddux will do the same in his Braves uniform, with teammate Tom Glavine. Last April... Read more »

Big Hurt's Berwyn Brewpub?

Sure, soon as I decide to take a brief hiatus, the news starts rolling in. Wednesday, my mail lists were burning with the news that White Sox five-time All-Star Frank Thomas was headlining a deal to convert a bank building in Berwyn into a brewpub, to be called Big Hurt Brew House. The project is... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago Weekend, January 27 to 29

Beeronaut's Chicago Weekend, January 27 to 29
Through January Stout Fest 2012 Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago (773) 276-9730 Our favorite beer event of the season is here: Stout Fest 2012. We tapped our latest batch of 12 beers on Sunday, January 15th. Check our website for a current list! Friday, January 27 3:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. • Occupy... Read more »
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Beeronaut's Chicago weekend, December 9 to 11

Beeronaut's Chicago weekend, December 9 to 11
Through December 10 Blokes & Birds Anniversary Week Blokes & Birds, 3343 N. Clark St., Chicago (773) 472-5252 Come celebrate our one year anniversary! We will be featuring Metropolitan, Two Brothers, 5 Rabbit Cerveceria and Three Floyds, along with a different barrel tapping each evening. All patrons will also receive a complimentary amuse bouche with a nip of Bombay London Dry Gin. Thur. Dec. 8, 5:00 p.m. Stone Cituelle Celeste de Citricado & Stone Smoked Porter with Chipotle Peppers Fri. Dec. 9, 5:00 p.m., Firkin/Cask of J.W. Lee's Harvest Ale Sat. Dec. 10, 5:00 p.m., Barrel of Three Floyds Behemoth Blonde Barley Wine ...

Beeronaut Chicago events, December 5 to 8

Beeronaut Chicago events, December 5 to 8
December 5 – 10 Blokes & Birds Anniversary Week Blokes & Birds, 3343 N. Clark St., Chicago (773) 472-5252 Come celebrate our one year anniversary! We will be featuring Metropolitan, Two Brothers, 5 Rabbit Cerveceria and Three Floyds, along with a different barrel tapping each evening. All patrons will also receive a complimentary amuse bouche... Read more »

Beeronaut weekend events, October 14 to 16

Beeronaut weekend events, October 14 to 16
Okay, like Fonzie once did, I have to own up and admit that “I was wr-zz-zzh! I was wro-zzh!” Okay, Fonzie could never admit he was wrong, but I was when I thought the Frank Thomas Big Hurt beer would never really exist. But here it is, appearing this Saturday, along with Thomas himself! Friday... Read more »
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Minhas is brewer for Frank Thomas Big Hurt Beer

Minhas is brewer for Frank Thomas Big Hurt Beer
Two short weeks ago we heard the news that there would be a new beer to carry the likeness of future Hall-of-Famer Frank Thomas. Regular news outlets were content to just print the press release claiming this Big Hurt Beer would be “light and crisp” and would yet pack 7% alcohol by volume. But here... Read more »

Where is Frank Thomas' Big Hurt Beer being made?

Where is Frank Thomas' Big Hurt Beer being made?
I was all set to at least add my two cents on the weekend’s breaking story about Goose Island/Bud moving production of 312 Urban Wheat out of state, but as always, job hunting must prevail. But now another story has come up, one that offers a bit of intrigue. Monday’s Tribune carries the story of... Read more »
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