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Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 13-15

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 13-15
Friday, September 13 11:00 am – 9:00 pm ♦ 28th Annual Berghoff Chicago Oktoberfest John C. Kluczynski Federal Plaza, 230 S. Dearborn St., Chicago Celebrate Berghoff’s Oktoberfest in Chicago, with traditional German musical performances by the Johnny Wagner Band and featured nightly shows with Chicago’s favorite bands. Free daily admission. 3:00 pm ♦ Second Annual “F***in’ Catalina Wine... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, August 9-15

Chicago Craft Beer Events, August 9-15
Have to dash this off before packing to join the kids at their Grandmom and Dad’s this weekend. But congratulations to Jared Rouben, former brewmaster at the Goose Island brewpubs, who has announced plans for his own brewery, Moody Tongues, in the Pilsen neighborhood, hopefully by the end of the year. Friday, Aug. 9 3:00... Read more »

Chicago Pre-St. Pat's Weekend in Beer, March 11-14

Chicago Pre-St. Pat's Weekend in Beer, March 11-14
The craft beer world is just a whirl, and I'm swimming to catch up. Here I can at least tell you what's going on. First off, Deschutes brings a new brew to town: Deschutes Inversion IPA Pint Night & Launch Celebration Deschutes Brewery launches its 4th year round brew into the state of Illinois the week of March 11th. Come on out to be one of the first fans to enjoy a pint. Inversion IPA is a well balanced IPA with lots of citrus and hop flavors and aromas and will be a great addition to the Deschutes Brewery family of beers in Illinois...
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Weekend Craft Beer Events in Chicago, January 25 - 27

Weekend Craft Beer Events in Chicago, January 25 - 27

January 25 - 27

Shanahan's Beerfest Shanahan's Creole Restaraunt and Irish Bar, 7353 W Madison St., Forest Park, IL 708-366-0775 Featuring… Harp Beer Battered Chicken Tenders, Corona Beer Battered Drunken Shrimp, Anchor Steam Beer Cheese & Andouille Sausage Soup, Cabin Fever Beer Battered Fish & Chips, Guinness Beer Braised Steak Medallions...

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, December 14-16

December 13 – 24 12 Beers of Christmas Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery, 1035 Sterling Ave., Flossmoor, IL (708) 957-BREW To celebrate the upcoming holidays, we’re releasing 12 spiced, blended, steeped and hopped beers; through the 24th. We’re tapping a new beer everyday, starting at 11:30 am, and will be served all day or until... Read more »

Chicago Weekend Craft Beer Highlights, November 16-18

Chicago Weekend Craft Beer Highlights, November 16-18
I'm going to try and keep the calendar feature running again. This is thanks to an app I wrote to better format listings from my Google Calendar, which should cut down on my editing time. Besides, I need to offer alternatives for those of us without FoBAB tickets!

Friday, Nov. 16

3:00 pm • 5730.06 Miles of Beer Local Option, 1102 W. Webster Ave., Chicago (773) 348-2008 Local Option hosts “5730.06 Miles of Beer.” Beer nerds from around the world will flock to 1102 W. Webster to bask in the glory of superb draught offerings from a collection of breweries spanning two continents and seven countries. The event’s name evinces the distance between St. Feuillien (Le Roeulx, Belgium) and Green Flash (San Diego California) who collaborated in the creation of two beers on the list: Friendship Brew – a black saison that utilizes European and American hops, Belgian yeast and spices – and Biere de l’Amitie, a contemporary take on the blond saison with rye and wheat malt, and dry-hopped with Amarillo. Intrepid souls will be able to try the first offering from the world’s most recently anointed Trappist brewery Stift Engelszell (Austria)...
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Beeronaut's Chicago highlights, March 12 to 15

Beeronaut's Chicago highlights, March 12 to 15
So sorry about the extended absence. Had a family visit that involved kids getting sick and staying a few extra days in Iowa. So I just had to skip the whole week and pick up at this point. And there are a lot of events in the lead up to St. Patrick’s Day. These are... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago Weekend, August 12 to 14

Beeronaut's Chicago Weekend, August 12 to 14
The elephant in the room this weekend is Great Taste of the Midwest, going on this Saturday in Madison. If you’re looking here for something to do this weekend, then you probably aren’t going either. Most local brewers will be there, too, so let’s see who’s taking up the slack: Friday, August 12 3:00 p.m.... Read more »
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