Tuesday, February 26, 2013

March Craft Beer Events

Thirsty for something to do this month? Here are the Chicago craft beer events we're excited about...

Windy City BrewHAHA - Bridgeport Art Center 1200 W. 35th St Chicago, IL
The Illinois Craft Brewers Guild brings you a celebration of the best brewers in the Chicagoland area at the Bridgeport Art Center this Saturday. Tickets are $45 per person (includes unlimited amount of tasting of 25+ beers from local brewers, and a souvenir mini beer stein for tasting)
For a list of participating breweries, click here
Saturday, March 2nd, 2013. Session 1: 1pm – 4pm Session 2: 6pm – 9pm

Sausage Fest - Haymarket Pub 737 W. Randolph St Chicago, IL
One of Haymarket's most popular events is returning on Saturday, March 9! Join them for housemade sausages, artisanal cheeses and loads of amazing local craft beer. An entry ticket gets you a pairing of 10 sausages, 10 cheeses and 20 craft beers from 18 local breweries.
Tickets are $45 and can be purchased here
Saturday, March 9th 1pm-9pm

So Fresh with Fish Bar & Half Acre - Half Acre Taproom 4257 N Lincoln Ave Chicago IL
Half Acre Beer Company and Fish Bar Chicago are pleased to present an interactive brewery tour/beer dinner combination that is unlike any beer dinner you've experienced before. This event has been planned around the central theme of keeping things fresh. So fresh. The tour, food, and beers will highlight this importance, showcasing what freshness adds to the eating and drinking experience.

You'll be treated to a dinner during the tour, with the food paired with beers that bring out the best in each other, and you'll have the option to create your own pairing for the final course. At the end of the tour, you'll be sent home with a Half Acre pint glass plus a trinket from Fish Bar.
Tickets are SOLD OUT.
Monday, March 11th. 7:30pm - 10:30pm

FOOD PAIRINGS- Ceviche w/ Half Acre Lager
- Oyster w/ Baumé Chocolate Rye Stout
- Smoked trout w/ Bones + All Belgian Brown Ale
- Octopus Salad w/ Daisy Cutter Pale Ale
- Lobster Roll & Key Lime Pie w/ a pairing of your choice

3rd Annual Chowdah Fest - Columbia Yacht Club, Navy Pier
Get a taste of the East Coast when 15 local chefs will battle it out to win the title of "Best Chowdah in Town". Goose Island will be there pouring beer. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased here
Monday, March 11th, 6:30pm - 9pm

Goose Island Stout Festival - Clybourn Brewpub 1800 N Clybourn Ave Chicago, IL
The annual Stout Fest will have 15+ area breweries and their brewers on hand, pouring their handcrafted Stouts.
Tickets are SOLD OUT.
Saturday, March 16th. 12pm-4pm

Breweries Attending:
Atlas Brewing Co.
Flossmoor Station Restaurant and Brewery
Destihl Brew Works
Deschutes Brewery
Goose Island Clybourn
Goose Island Beer Co.
Half Acre Beer Co.
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
Lucky Monk Brewery
Revolution Brewing
Rock Bottom Chicago
Rock Bottom Warrenville
Pig Minds Brewing Co.
Pipeworks Brewery
Wild Onion Brewery
& more