It's time for the Day (or Night) of the Living Ales, a chance to sample LOTS of beer served from firkins, steelies and kegs. Get in some early parade watching and drinking ahead of the St. Patrick's Day weekend. And releases for International Women's Day from women brewers.
A week or so ago, the North Side cider mecca The Northman announced it had been sold. The new owners, who ran the previous Bohemian House restaurant, have quickly rebranded the space as "Cobblestone." The intent is to keep most of the favorite entrees from the Northman, but the new chef will be bringing in more bistro fare. The focus will remain on cider, however. The new Cobblestone is at 4337 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. Details in this Chicago Tribune article
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As of Thursday morning, there are still tickets available for Night of the Living Ales, this Saturday at the Bottom Lounge. And there is a 20% discount for the 6:00 pm session—$37.50 instead of $50. If your weekend is all booked, there's also next Saturday's Chicago Beer Fest, at the Field Museum
One of Chicago’s long-running homegrown beer festivals is this weekend: The Day of the Living Ales. If you can’t get in for that, there’s the Chicago Beer Festival. Keep a glass in your hand. Friday, March 2 Saturday, March 3 Sunday, March 4 Geek stuff: Whether or not you can notice it, I have well... Read more »
.I’m informed the ticket link I had before for Night of the Living Ales was a dud. I also see that there still may be tickets for the evening session. See below for details. Friday, March 4 11:00 am – 2:00 am ♦ Chicago’s Birthday Tap Takeover The Brass Tap, 14225 95th Ave. Ste. 400,... Read more »
Just a few big events this weekend, but they are doozies. Friday, February 27 5:00 – 7:00 pm ♦ Lake Bluff Brewing Tasting The Craft Beer Store, 131 N. Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL (847) 549-3351 The Craft Beer Store Libertyville will be hosting Lake Bluff Brewing for a tasting. We will be pouring beers available... Read more »
The Super Bowl is over, the snow is letting up, you might think there’d be nothing going on in Chicago craft beer, right? Well, first of all, Monday is when you try to score tickets for one of the biggest beer events of the year. There are ciders on tap all this week as a... Read more »
Update: Tickets for Night of the Living Ales, March 1, are on sale now! With a couple of weeks where I didn’t have a lot of events, and my New Year’s Eve calendar that I successfully set up to self-update, I had some time to go through my calendar and pick out the big craft... Read more »
So, Day of the Living Ales is sold out, but you can still get in for BREWHAHA. And I’m leading off with ticket sales for two upcoming events of note: Ballpark Brew Fest Saturday, April 20, 1:00 – 5:00 pm Tickets on sale now Schaumburg Boomers Stadium, 1999 S. Springinsguth Rd., Schaumburg, IL (847) 925-0183... Read more »
Day of the Living Ales, the annual celebration of cask and gravity-fed beers, is now selling tickets for the 2013 edition. The event, sponsored by the Chicago Beer Society, will be held Saturday, March 2, at Goose Island-Wrigleyville, 3535 N. Clark St., Chicago.Tickets can be purchased online through Brown Paper Tickets. The CBS website proclaims:... Read more »
Let’s try to catch up on a few news items here. The Chicago Beer Society held its 14th annual Chicagoland Brewpub and Microbrewery Shootout last weekend. The contest was a judging not only of craft beers from our area, but of foods entered along with the beers. Brewpub beers were matched with a dish from... Read more »