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Chicago Craft Beer Week Highlights, Friday, May 20

Chicago Craft Beer Week Highlights, Friday, May 20
We are now cereening into the first weekend for the 2016 edition of Chicago Craft Beer Week, which runs through May 28. I am collecting highlights of whatever event catch my eye, as well as some regular events that are not included in the CCBW calendar. This will also include some events tethered under the... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, December 11-13

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, December 11-13
First off, in case you haven’t heard, Goose Island’s Wriglyville brewpub is closing again, this time for good. According to DNAInfo, the brewpub on Clark Street was closed last winter for the pending demolition of its block and a planned hotel/apartment development. They were able to reopen for one more baseball season in 2015, but... Read more »

Craft Beer Preview: Surly Darkness Imperial Stout

Craft Beer Preview: Surly Darkness Imperial Stout
Thanksgiving morning, I woke up at my leisure, following a long second shift. It’s the kind of a job where clients dump a pile of projects on you before leaving for their holiday, and demand that it be on their desks by Friday morning, even though they won’t be. After minding the small chores like... Read more »
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Chicago Craft Beer Events, March 10–13

Chicago Craft Beer Events, March 10–13
Monday, March 10 6:00 – 8:00 pm ♦ Sauce & Bread Kitchen Dinner Half Acre Beer Company Tap Room, 4257 N Lincoln Ave., Chicago (773) 248-4038 The Half Acre folk say: “If you’ve been to our store, you’ve probably seen that we are very fond of the sauces coming out the space that the CO-OP... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, January 20-23

Chicago Craft Beer Events, January 20-23
Monday, January 20 Surly Darkness Firkin, 515 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL (847) 367-6168 My little bird says it will be here. Check for details. 4:00 pm – 2:00 am ♦ Dogfish Head Tap Takeover Part Deux Beer Geeks, 3030 45th St., Highland, IN (219) 513-9795 Just in case you may have missed it the... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 20-22

Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 20-22
The weekend before Christmas seems to be the busiest yet! Friday-Saturday LivingSocial BeerFest – Chicago Union Station, 210 S. Canal St., Chicago LivingSocial’s BeerFest is heading to Chicago inside Union Station’s Great Hall on December 20 and 21. With more than 80 beers, wines, and ciders to indulge in and a unique grouping of entertainment,... Read more »
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Updated: Chicago Craft Beer Calendar, December 16-19

Updated: Chicago Craft Beer Calendar, December 16-19
Maple Tree Inn’s 12 Beers of Christmas Maple Tree Inn, 13301 S. Olde Western Ave, Blue Island, IL (708) 388-3461 Dec. 17: Jolly Pumpkin Oro de Calabeza Dec. 18: Avery The Czar Dec. 19: Three Floyds Alpha Klaus Christmas Porter Dec. 20: Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale Dec. 21: Perennial Abraxas Dec. 22: Goose Island Bourbon... Read more »

Beeronaut's Chicago events, January 23 to 26

Beeronaut's Chicago events, January 23 to 26
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. We tapped our latest batch of 12 beers on Sunday, January 15th. Check our website for a current list! Monday, January 23 4:00 p.m. • Hopslam Tapping at Bauer’s... Read more »

Beeronaut Chicago events, December 19 to 22

Beeronaut Chicago events, December 19 to 22
We’re putting together a special listing for this weekend of beer bars and brewpubs that will be open on Christmas Day. Be sure to comment or e-mail back to get in! Through December 26 11:30 a.m. Flossmoor Station 12 beers of Christmas continues Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery, 1035 Sterling Ave., Flossmoor, IL (708) 957-BREW... Read more »
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Beeronaut Chicago craft beer events, December 12 to 15

Beeronaut Chicago craft beer events, December 12 to 15
Okay, I didn't really think think we'd be into our second month of "rare" Surly Darkness tappings. But there's one here that also includes the wanted Canadian Breakfast Stout. Monday, December 12 Flossmoor Station 12 beers of Christmas Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery, 1035 Sterling Ave., Flossmoor, IL (708) 957-BREW Every day we'll be tapping at 5:00 p.m. a "one-off" beer to celebrate the days prior to our favorite holiday. A the releases with an (*) beside them are actual new releases, and will be available after that day. The tappings will be held at the bar and Mug Clubbers will receive their first pint free.
  • Dec. 12 Coffee Stout
  • Dec. 13 Spoonless Winter Warmer*
  • Dec. 14 Belgian Abbey Ale*
  • Dec. 15 Ginger Red Ale
  • Dec. 16 Wassail Wheat
  • Dec. 17 Spruce Red Ale
  • Dec. 18 Chocolate Vanilla Porter
  • Dec. 19 Blueberry Kellehers
  • Dec. 20 Cardamom Raspberry
  • Dec. 21 Anise Stout
  • Dec. 22 Juniper Pale Ale
  • Dec. 23 Apricot IPA
And then to celebrate the Ebenezer in all of us, we're releasing a "13th" day of Christmas Ale which will be the Barrel Aged Beelzebeer! It'll be available on the 26th of December...
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