Posts tagged "Stout Beer"

Beeronaut's Craft Beer Events, March 18-21

Beeronaut's Craft Beer Events, March 18-21
So you missed out on Stoutfest and couldn’t score tickets to Dark Lord Day. Look here, and look to the future. There seem to be more big stouts in smaller venues! Maybe I haven’t mentioned it much this year, but Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout is wandering around this town’s taps right now! Monday, Mar. 18... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events: February 25-28

Chicago Craft Beer Events: February 25-28
As if this full week’s schedule weren’t enough, there’s this Saturday’s sold-out Day of the Living Ales, and the still-available Windy City BREWHAHA. Monday, Feb. 25 5:00 pm ♦ Sun King’s NW Indiana Launch Party Beer Geeks, 3030 45th St., Highland, IN (219) 513-9795 Come out and join us in welcoming Sun King Brewing to... Read more »

Chicago Big Game Weekend Events, February 1 - 3

Chicago Big Game Weekend Events, February 1 - 3
Of course your favorite place is open for the S____ B___ (since I'm not an "official sponsor," I might get sued for using the name. But I found three events that add some more interest to a game that runs until all hours of the night...
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Chicago Weekend Craft Beer Events, January 18 - 20

Chicago Weekend Craft Beer Events, January 18 - 20
Friday, Jan. 18 Oskar Blues tasting Binny’s Beverage Depot, 69 W. Rand Rd., Arlington Heights, IL (847) 870-9890 Binny’s will have some Oskar Blues beers to sample. 5:00 – 8:00 pm ♦ Firkin Friday: Ruddles Country Ale The Bavarian Lodge, 1800 Ogden Ave, Lisle, IL (630) 241-4701 Our Firkin Friday Series features a different cask... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Calendar, December 17 - 20, Non-Apocalyptic Edition

Chicago Craft Beer Calendar, December 17 - 20, Non-Apocalyptic Edition
Personally, I thought I was going to be able to avoid this end of the world bullhockey, but the craft beer community has been turning it into an excuse to drink good beer. No one’s offering specials on buckets of Bud to toast the end of the world. So I’ll have a special article shortly... Read more »

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...
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The Beeronaut's Chicago Beer Events: Dec 20-23

Rushing to get this calendar into the inter-webs. Check in later for a listing of who’s open Christmas day, and a rundown of New year’s Parties where you could get some decent beer! Ending December 20 4:00 – 11:30 p.m. • 12 Days of Christmas Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro, 3905 N. Lincoln Ave.,... Read more »