Well, now that everyone's bracket has been busted, and both the Bulls and Blackhawks have gone home, we can concentrate on baseball. And the last season of "Game of Thrones...
Monday, April 11 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ♦ Opening Day At Sheffield’s With Goose Island Sheffield’s, 3258 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago (773) 281-1350 Whos ready for a little Chicago Cubs action? We smoked a goat the last few years on opening day to break the Cubbies curse. After last season we’re pretty sure the... Read more »
I had some more events that the people behind them had emailed to me, but on my “deadline night,” my Gmail account has gone on siesta. I’m writing up what I have and hope to get the rest inserted on Friday. Friday, November 7 Sam Adams Kosmic Mother Funk Tour Michael Diversey’s, 670 W Diversey... Read more »
Gotta get this article out so I can filter through the list of local winners at the Great American Beer Festival. Watch for that info soon! Also watch for The Saint Louis Brewery (the Gateway City’s largest American-owned brewery!), which will soon be introducing its Schalfly beer to the Chicago market! A few kegs will... Read more »
Frankly, I’m noticing a lot more events that have Revolution Brewing behind them, including many fundraisers at their brewpub and the brewery’s tap room. Looks like they’re the ones who are successfully working the social side of our town’s craft beer explosion. But a lot of our new brewers will already be planning to expand... Read more »
I am quite swamped with the start of “official” Oktoberfest events this weekend, and I just now found out about a little sausage-fest right downtown. Now through Friday, September 20 10:00 am – 8:00 pm ♦ Chicago Wurst Festival Daley Plaza, 118 N. Clark St., Chicago Chicago’s Wurst Festival is a culinary celebration of local and... Read more »
Monday, Apr. 8 10:00 am – 1:00 pm ♦ 2013 Cubs Opening Day at Sheffield’s Sheffield’s, 3258 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago (773) 281-1350 Join New Holland Brewing Co and Sheffield’s in SMOKING THE GOAT at this year’s home opener! 10:00 AM – Buffet Brunch 1:20 PM – Game and Lunch Start 5:00 PM – Post-Game... Read more »
Not a lot of time to get this done, so forgive any omissions and spelling errors, please: Friday, Apr. 5 New Planet Sponsors Spring Flours Chicago Sheraton Hotel & Towers, 301 E. North Water St., Chicago (312) 464-1000 The University of Chicago’s Celiac Disease Center’s (click this link for details) Annual Benefit. New Planet is... Read more »
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...
Are you up for some Kentucky Breakfast Stout on tap? Are you up for an early-morning road trip? Friday, Mar. 29 3:00 – 5:00 pm ♦ Beer Tastings at Kenwood Liquors Kenwood Liquors, 12037 W. 159th St., Homer Glen, IL (708) 590-8210 Goose Island Matilda & Sofie. 4:00 – 6:00 pm ♦ Shiner Premium w/ the Gin Palace Jesters... Read more »