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Chicago St. Patrick's Weekend Beer Events

Chicago St. Patrick's Weekend Beer Events
Too many ads going around claiming "When the river runs green, it's Miller Time." Since I will never lay claim to being "Chi-Rish," I'll instead point out some event where you'll find good beer. As in, not dyed green...

Chicago Thanksgiving Week Craft Beer Calendar

Chicago Thanksgiving Week Craft Beer Calendar
First order of business is to recognize my fantastic teammates with the ChicagoNow Trivia Challenge Team #1. Say "Hey" to T.R. Slyder, Reggie Nievera, Curtis Shaw Flagg, Exavier Pope, Kelley Farrell and Kaley Mullin Once again, we pulled off a last second squeaker to beat teams from the likes of Crain's Chicago Business and WBEZ to win the AAJA-Chicago Trivia Bowl Saturday afternoon! This year we fielded a second ChicagoNow team, all of whom were new to the grind of trivia tournaments. They came in a respectable ninth. Here are my selected highlights for the week leading up to Thanksgiving. Nearly all beer venues are closed on Thanksgiving Day. I only know the Tribes Alehouse in Tinley Park and Mokena will be open, and others may be, so be certain, of course, to call ahead to your favorite venue if the turkey gets ruined. I will have a "Black Friday Weekend" calendar page up soon. Just a note: if you wanted to go to the Black Friday event at Goose Island's Clybourn brewpub, that is sold out...

Beeronaut weekend events, August 5 to 7

Friday-Saturday, August 5-6 BackLot Brewfest 2011 Mickey Finn’s Brewery & Pub Food, 412 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL (847) 362-6688 Backlot Brewfest is back. Friday night features our rib eating contest and music by Betty Soul and Rubber . No charge before 6:00 p.m. Cover: $10. Saturday, August 6th Rib Cookoff,Pig Roast…of course, special anniversary... Read more »
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Beeronaut Chicago weekend, July 22 to 24

Beeronaut Chicago weekend, July 22 to 24
It’s another light weekend for beer events, perhaps for the best considering the beastly weather. Friday, July 22 6:30 p.m. Wildfire-Lincolnshire Goose Island Beer Dinner Wildfire Lincolnshire, 235 Parkway Dr., Lincolnshire, IL (847) 279-7900 Reception, 6:30 p.m., Dinner, 7:00 p.m. $45 (plus tax & gratuity). Reception: Belgian Style Ale Braised Mussels, oyster sauce on garlic... Read more »
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