Posts tagged "Oktoberfest"

Chicago Craft Beer Events, October 10–12

Chicago Craft Beer Events, October 10–12
I just have a bucketful of events to paste in here, and very little time for finesse. Expect errors! Friday & Saturday Lake Zurich Craft Beer Fest Paulus Park, 200 S. Rand Rd., Lake Zurich, IL Picturesque Lake Zurich will celebrate both community, as well as specialty beers, at this all-new autumn event in the... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, October 6–9

Chicago Craft Beer Events, October 6–9
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 »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, October 3–5

Chicago Craft Beer Events, October 3–5
Hey, I thought things would be quiet this weekend because all the brewers would out attending, judging or pouring at the Great American Beer Festival. Instead, there’s a lot to do for those of us who are left behind. Friday, October 3 Half Acre Sticky Fat Release Half Acre Beer Co., 4257 N. Lincoln Ave.,... Read more »
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Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 22-25

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 22-25
Slowly building up to speed. There still may be a few craftbeer events I’ve missed, but things should be full tilt for this weekend. Monday, September 22 6:00 – 10:00 pm ♦ Oktoberfest On The Roof Fountainhead, 1970 W. Montrose Ave, Chicago (773) 697-8204 The time has come again to roll out the barrels for... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 19-21

Chicago Craft Beer Events, September 19-21
We’re back! Seems as I tried to take a hiatus, the crush of events just kept going. I had not counted on the diminishing time off between Labor Day and Oktoberfest celebrations, nor that fact that are more beer festivals than ever! And I realize that calendar I posted in the previous article was a... Read more »

Oktoberfest Tap Takeover Thursday at High Noon Saloon

I had told some people I was going to put their event in my regular calendar before I… well, not so much pulled the plug on it as took it off the charger for a while. Since they’re asking nicely, and have some packaged copy ready to paste, I’ll drop a few of these notices... Read more »
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Chicago Craft beer Events, August 18–21

Chicago Craft beer Events, August 18–21
Be sure to check out my interview with Cleetus Friedman, Executive Chef at the beer-forwardFountainhead Restaurant, and of the soon-to-open Northman Cider Pub, the first of its kind in Chiago. Details are at Chicago Scene! Monday, August 18 Two Brothers & Oskar Blues Night at The Firkin Firkin, 515 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL (847) 367-6168 Special... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, October 21-24

Chicago Craft Beer Events, October 21-24
Monday, October 21 12:00 – 6:00 pm ♦ Oktoberfest and Pumpkin Carving Flo and Santo’s Pizza, 1310 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago 312-566-9817 Kids get root beer drafts, pizza buffet and a pumpkin to carve, pumpkin carving expert on site. Adults get three Warsteiner Oktoberfest beers and a mug to keep, pizza buffet and a pumpkin,... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, October 18-20

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, October 18-20
Congratulation to Hopvine Brewing Company, which finally opened its new brewpub at 4030 Fox Valley Center Drive, Aurora. This new space is run by the former principals of Limestone Brewing, which lost its lease two years ago in Plainfield (the current locations of Nevins Brewing). Friday, October 18 American Beauty Tapping at Fatpour Fatpour Tap... Read more »
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Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, October 11-13

My apologies for those events I may have missed, owing to huge crushes on my time. Like Thursday’s Harvest Beer Tasting at the Chicago Botanic Garden, which was sold out anyway. Click the e-mail link if you have any Chicago craft beer events I might have overlooked. And my Facebook beer page is easier to... Read more »
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