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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's Chicago weekend: January 6 to 8

Beeronaut's Chicago weekend: January 6 to 8
And hey, we have a little space for a while, so I’m previewing an upcoming event at the end: Through January Stout Fest 2012 Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago (773) 276-9730 Our favorite beer event of the season is here: Stout Fest 2012. During January, we will be offering 24 delicious stouts on... Read more »

Beeronaut weekend events, October 14 to 16

Beeronaut weekend events, October 14 to 16
Okay, like Fonzie once did, I have to own up and admit that “I was wr-zz-zzh! I was wro-zzh!” Okay, Fonzie could never admit he was wrong, but I was when I thought the Frank Thomas Big Hurt beer would never really exist. But here it is, appearing this Saturday, along with Thomas himself! Friday... Read more »
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Beeronaut's Labor Day weekend events

Beeronaut's Labor Day weekend events
Wow, the calendar really lightens up on the holidays. So let’s throw in Monday, Labor Day, to keep this at least as long as the rail with the ads.  Watch for more festivals next weekend! Friday, September 2 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Beer Tastings at Kenwood Liquors, Kenwood Liquors, 12037 W. 159th St., Homer Glen,... Read more »

The Beeronaut's Chicago weekend beer events: Jan 7-9

Hey, all, I’m kind of laying back during this slack month so I can catch up on some other necessary writing. I will try to keep up this calendar feature. In the meantime, I’ll to post breaking news on my Twitter or Facebook page. For future events, check my “raw” calendar. Through January Quencher’s Stout... Read more »
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