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Chicago St. Patrick’s Weekend Beer Events, March 15-17

Chicago St. Patrick’s Weekend Beer Events, March 15-17
Update 2: Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 15, for the 10th annual Beer Under Glass. The event is May 10th at the Garfield Park Conservatory, and is the kickoff for Illinois Craft Beer Week. Tickets usually sell out in the first day or so. You can get them at 10:00 AM Central time at the ticketing site. $60 General Admission, $80 VIP. Update: Okay, as of Thursday afternoon, I've got all my saved listings posted onto this article. But it's for certain a few more last-minute events will pop up. so do feel free to check back here! Once again I'm running late getting all these St. Patrick's weekend events posted. This is only partly due to the Facebook outage of Wednesday, where I find and save most of my events. Then our #1 Son failed to return last night from an evening at the game shop, at least 2 hours overdue. Of course he appears just as the police we called showed up at our door. Turns out he was walking one of his friends home. About 3 miles. That's the kind of thing he does. Please note that many of these locations are doing St. Patrick's stuff all weekend long. Rather than repeat them and make this article even longer, I have tried to underline the part of the listing that mentions extra days. I still have a few more events to add, so please do check back. And generally, if all you have is "green beer," you better have a good view of the local parade ("St. Patty" and "Irish Car Bombs" will also be frowned upon). And here's a note to check out the page of new Chicago area beer makers coming in the near future. Click the link in the sentence just before this, or the appropriate button above this article's title...

Halloween Weekend with Craft Beer, October 26-28

Halloween Weekend with Craft Beer, October 26-28
It’s another busy Halloween weekend. I will try to push the following calendar for the week with Halloween itself a little earlier. I am having issues (enumerated below) that keep me from having access to all the events I’ve saved, so keep watching here for updates. And by now you’ve surely heard about Noon Whistle... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, April 23-26

Chicago Craft Beer Events, April 23-26
A lighter week this week, with a smattering of beer dinners, benefits, and tappings of popular beers in Chicago...
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Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, April 13-15

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, April 13-15
The wintry weather is finally — FINALLY going away. Good weekend to get outside and have a beer...

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, April 1-3

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, April 1-3
This is very late, because I suddenly have massive overtime at work. I know I’d like THIS to be my full time job, but then I also wish I was DJ’ing wierd music somewhere, too. But I HAVE to make sure this listing goes up for KBS weekend! Friday, April 1 12:00 pm – 11:00... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, March 28-31

Chicago Craft Beer Events, March 28-31
First off, I need to catch us up on some events for which tickets are now available. But most likely not for long: Tickets on sale now for Durty Nellie’s Spring Beer Fest Durty Nellie’s, 180 N. Smith St., Palatine, IL (847) 358-9150 Tickets available here. General Admission, $45. Ticket price includes 20 3-oz samples... Read more »
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Chicago Craft Beer Week Highlights, Wednesday, May 20

Oh, what have I gotten into? I’ve got sensory overload just trying to keep up with local or rare beers. There’s even more at the Chicago Craft Beer Week web site, too! Wednesday, May 20 Revolution Brewing Release Wednesday Revolution Brewing Brewpub, 2323 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago 773-227-BREW Be on the look out this week... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, April 13–16

Chicago Craft Beer Events, April 13–16
Tax time again. Another reminder that I’ve yet to achieve my dream of being paid enough for writing about craft beer in Chicago that I can declare my beer as a business expense. But meantime, here is some tax relief, and a few ways to prepare for more Playoff action with Chicago teams! But, again,... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, July 14–17

Chicago Craft Beer Events, July 14–17
Monday, July 14 Two Brothers’ First Roundhouse Beer Tapping Two Brothers Roundhouse, 205 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL 630-393-2337 Imperial Cane and Ebel will be available for a limited time, only at the Two Brothers Roundhouse! Our first ever beer brewed right here in Aurora! 5:30 – 9:00 pm ♦ Temperance Brewing Tapping Standard Market, 1508... Read more »
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Chicago Memorial Day and Weekday Craft Beer Events – May 25-29

Chicago Memorial Day and Weekday Craft Beer Events – May 25-29
There are still a few remnants of Chicago Craft Beer Week events, and a few Memorial Day pourings leading a slow week of recovery from all the foo-fa-ra. So I’m putting them all together here while waiting for those frickin’ meteors to show up. Sunday, May 25 10:00 am – 3:00 pm ♦ Half Acre... Read more »
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