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May 31, 2013

The Beeronaut Annex: Chicago's Bartender Exchange

Untitled (111 West Kinzie, Chicago, 312-880-1511) has teamed up with Angel’s Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon to host award-winning cocktail professionals from across the country along with Chicago’s celebrated mixologists to shake things up together behind the bar at Untitled’s illustrious Whiskey Library. 
Every second Tuesday of the month, join us as guest bartenders and Untitled's best create their own unique whiskey cocktail menus. Taste the best from across the country in one place, on one night.

When: Every second Tuesday of the month from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. The next event takes place June 11.
PRICE: No admission fee.
RSVP: First come, first served...and we can guarantee you want to get served.

Ramping up to HQ Beercade’s Pinball Expansion | The Beeronaut

I visited the new Pinball arcade at Chicago's Headquarters Beercade. Cause ever since I was a young boy, I've played that silver ball… Oh, there's beer, too.

May 29, 2013

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, May 30-June 2 | The Beeronaut

Chicago Craft Beer Week is over, but the beer flows on, including a Kegs for Kindneys event, and Lagunitas dinner pairing.

The Beeronaut Annex: Jim Beam Blackhawks Cocktails

I'm starting a new category in my Beeronaut posts called the Annex. Here you'll find some stories and press releases that don't quite fit my beer-centric or local view, but that you may be interested in.
With the Blackhawks going for the do-or-die against the Red Wings tonight, I have an email from the Jim Beam folks suggesting some cocktails. Hey, I'm all for the distilled spirits. Just keep a good beer chaser on hand. Click the title to read on!

May 23, 2013

Chicago Craft Beer Week Highlights, Sat. May 25 - The Beeronaut

West Loop Craft Beer Fest, the Beerfly Alleyfight, CCBW is going out with a bang!

Chicago Craft Beer Week Highlight, Friday, May 24 | The Beeronaut

Chicago Craft Beer Week heads into its last weekend with local and rare beers everywhere!

May 21, 2013

Chicago Craft Beer Week Highlights, Thursday, May 23 | The Beeronaut

High gravity beers, Big Sky, a gruit beer, and some VaVaVoom at Finch's.

Chicago Craft Beer Week Highlights for Wed., May 22 | The Beeronaut

CCBW rockets over Hump Day with more local brewers, some that aren't even open yet! And KBS.

May 19, 2013

May 18, 2013

Chicago Craft Beer Week Highlights, Sunday May 19 | The Beeronaut

Wrigley Rooftop parties, trolley crawls, plus BCS, KBS and 50/50 Eclipse in one place!

May 15, 2013

Chicago Craft Beer Week: May 17 Highlights & Extras | The Beeronaut

CCBW Friday has events with Begyle & 18th Street, Revolution, Solemn Oath, BCS and KBS!

May 14, 2013

Chicago Craft Beer Opening Day Highlights & Extras

Chicago Craft Beer week kicks off Thursday, May 16. Here are just a few of the opening day highlights!

May 12, 2013

Beeronaut is Back: Pre CCBW Chicago Beer Calendar, May 13-15

Before CCBW kicks off: Deschutes dinner, Revolution events, and Buckledown debuts.