Tag: Oktoberfest

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, October 12-14

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, October 12-14
Update: It’s Thursday as I add this note. The Field Museum just posted this on their Facebook page, at about 3:30: Something delightful has arrived! Toppling Goliath Brewing Co.‘s highly acclaimed Morning Delight Imperial Stout is now on tap. Kick off your museum visit with this 12% coffee beer. (We highly encourage the responsible consumption of Morning... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, October 5-7

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, October 5-7
I’m punching this article out to make my usual Wednesday night post time, but will be adding a few events to it afterward. Got a big freelance project I need to get through as well. The Daily Herald reports that the Ram Restaurant & Brewery in Schaumburg has suddenly closed. No explanation has been offered... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, September 28-30

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, September 28-30
Another busy weekend in beer coming up. I’ve to pare down slightly by dropping a few events that were sold out. But I’ve still got a lot of local Oktoberfest and other events. Block Club Chicago is reporting that Empirical Brewing’s brewpub on Morse Avenue is in need of outside investment, or it may face... Read more »
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Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, September 21-23

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, September 21-23
So yes, the Great American Beer Festival is going on right now in Colorado, with the country’s largest judging competition for commercial beers. I will try to post the winners as they are announced. Meantime, this is one of the busiest weekends of the year, what with so many Oktoberfest events going on. I actually... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 17-20

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 17-20
Oktoberfest fests take a break, but the beer continues to pour this week. And Monday we have a Chicago Bears game, plus "Halfway to" another holiday...

Chicago Craft Beer Oktoberfest Weekend, September 14-16

Chicago Craft Beer Oktoberfest Weekend, September 14-16
So now that we're into weekend-long Oktoberfests, I still need to work out how to present events that take up two or three days. Have a full summary the first day and have the following days' listings refer back to it? Just show the event once and note that it runs over more than one day? Well, I'm working this out...
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Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 10-13

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 10-13
We're into the official start of Oktoberfest, which the Germans moved to September long ago so it wouldn't get in the way of harvest). Revolution Brewing launches Oktoberfest events all across Chicago on Thursday...

Local Beer Review: 5 Rabbit Vida y Muerte

Local Beer Review: 5 Rabbit Vida y Muerte
The Labor Day weekend means the stores are now filled with… Christmas Decorations. No, that’s not it. Pumpkin Spice flavored junk food? Maybe. But it also brings us the fall beers like Oktoberfests. I’m hoping to get into some more of these malty Mårzens in the time to come. But now I bought something in... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 4-6

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 4-6
As usual, the week following a Monday holiday is a little sparse for Chicago beer events. But weekends will be filled with college and pro football games. I'll try to highlight some of the games showing in places with good beer...
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Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, October 20-22

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, October 20-22
As of this writing, Thursday morning, we are only guaranteed a Game 5 tonight. If we get to see Games 6 & 7, necessary if the Cubs want to win the pennant, I hope to add more viewing at good beer places here...
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