June 23, 2016
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June 23, 2016
May 26, 2016
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May 10, 2016
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One of our favorite times of the year is upon us: Chicago Craft Beer Week! We have several fun events for you to come to again this year, including, but not limited to…
Sunday, 5/22 Penrose Feature @Lincoln Square 1PM
Monday, 5/23 Favorite Andersonville Neighborhood Brewers @Andersonville. 7 PM with Empirical, Aquanaut, and Half Acre.
-Biff It Berliner Weisse
-Galactic Double Daisy Cutter
-Heliotropic Pale Ale
-Third Law Abbey Tripel
-Barrel Aged Barleywine
-The Search ESB Firkin
-Stella by Starlight Belgian IPA
-Queen’s Best Bitter
Tuesday, 5/24 April Showers bring Jolly Pumpkin Sours @Wicker Park 7 PM
-Jolly Pumpkin Hamajang – Unauthorized blend of collaborative brews between Jolly Pumpkin/Mikkeler and Jolly Pumpkin/Evil Twin. Hamajang, roughly translated as, “That’s fucked up, bro.”
-Jolly Pumpkin Roja du Kriek – Sour La Roja with Cherries. Awesome.
-Jolly Pumpkin Rojzilla – Blend of 18 month Oak-Aged La Roja and younger versions for a more complex experience
-Jolly Pumpkin Oro de Calabaza Grand Reserve – Brend of different years of Oro de Calabaza avering out at 17 months on wood. **bottle only**
Wednesday, 5/25 Surly, Metropolitan, Green Flash “SMASH” patio party @Andersonville 7 PM.
-Heathen Temple (Pig Destroyer collaboration) Blackberry Wheat Ale
-Hop Shifter #4
-Arc Welder Dunkel Rye
-Rum barrel aged Loggenbier
-Passion Fruit Kicker
-Styrian Golding IPA
-Fresco Sauvage – Red wine barrel-aged Saison with Brett
March 26, 2016
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THURS, APRIL 21ST, LINCOLN SQUARE, 7-9PM. Just when you think things are the way they are supposed to be, they change. To “transform” implies a change of character with little resemblance of the past configuration or structure. Both forms may have value, and may even be coveted, but they cannot exist at the same time. New Holland Brewing Co. understands what it means to transform. They take things like water, hops and barley, and combine them into something we all want: delicious Craft beer. But they don’t stop there. They also take these brews and send them into a whirlwind of change through a still, resulting in equally impressive Artisan Spirit, Bierschnapps, as well as tinkering with the impact barrels can have for our favorite beverages. We are bringing all of these liquids to Jerry’s, in all of their forms together so you can taste them, side by side, and decide which variation wins your heart. It’s okay not to choose a favorite. We can’t. We enjoy them all.
Full Circle Kolsch has been reinvented into Bierschnapps White.
Cabin Fever Brown Ale has been distilled and spent time in a wood sheet to become Bierschnapps Barreled.
Dragon’s Milk is a stout that has spent time in New Holland spent bourbon barrels. New Holland then takes their bourbon and ages it those same barrels (their third use for transformation), and the result is Beer Barrel Bourbon.
This event is FREE to attend, pay as you go for food and drinks. We’ll have some lovely folks from New Holland on hand to talk beer, spirits and transformation with you and yours. Don’t be nervous…be ready to TRANSFORM.
March 24, 2016
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TUESDAY, MARCH 29TH, WICKER PARK. An evening with Ciders, Science Fiction and Small sandwiches. Slider options and movies tba.
Ciders (more to come):
-Vander Milll Chapman’s Blend – made from a variety of American heritage apples including: Winesap Baldwin, Northern Spy and Johnathan.
-VanderMill Green Mill – Cyser- green, aged in Green Bush Dellusion barrels & made with Michigan wildflower honey.
-Virtue Cider The Mitten – A winter cider blend of last season’s best cider, aged in bourbon barrels, with the new season’s fresh pressed juice.
-Virtue Percheron – French farmhouse style cider aged in wine barrels. 2015 Gold Medal Winner at FoBab.
-Uncle John’s Hard Cider Melded – A combination of English, French & American cider specific apples blended together, hence the name, Melded.
-Uncle John Apple Blueberry – Uncle John’s fresh apple cider which they ferment and blend with rich Michigan Blueberry Juice.
-Wandering Aengus Bloom – Sweet and fruit forward from orchards in Hood River and Culver, OR.
-Prima Still – Only the natural effervescence from 20 different heirloom apple varieties. The traditional, non-carbonated way to drink cider.
March 9, 2016
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March 7, 2016
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March 3, 2016
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TUESDAY, MARCH 8th, LINCOLN SQUARE – We’re not new to Chicago, but we’re the new kid on the block in Lincoln Square. Come get neighborly with us while we eat smoked sausage from Gene’s Sausage Shop and drink beer from Arcade Brewery, including their collab brew the Gene’s Sausage Bock.
We’ll be pouring:
-Gene’s Sausage Bock Beer
-Mega Milk Oatmeal Stout
-Firkin of Mega Milk Stout with Raspberries
-Primordial Pair (Pale Ale with jaggery, El Dorado & Palisades hops)
March 1, 2016
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THURSDAY, MARCH 17TH, WICKER PARK. Come out for the First Annual Paddy Smoke concert. Chicago’s favorite funk/rock/soul band Hood Smoke is teaming up with special guests Davy Knowles and Matt Reed to bring you Paddy Smoke. They’ll play Irish-inspired music for your little Irish-loving heart. Plus we’ll have food specials like corned beef, Irish-smoked salmon and more. As always, plenty of craft beer and whiskey for all of your celebration needs.
February 28, 2016
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MONDAY, FEB 29TH, LINCOLN SQUARE, 7PM. How many rabbits? 5 RABBITS! Our first beer event at Lincoln Square is going to be a good one. A very limited selection of experimental new and rare beers from 5 Rabbit Cerveceria will be on tap.
-Ironica IPA: A new offering that is still being tweaked. We get to taste the test batch. It’s like we’re in the future.
-Gran Missionario Pale Belgian Strong Ale with white grapes and pear.
-El Inigo Montoya: Bourbon Barrel-Aged Yodo Con Leche Imperial Porter with milk caramel and coffee. This beast won a silver medal at FOBAB last year!