St. Patrick’s Week in Beer, March 15-18
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I continue to paste select highlighted events while I work out how to get my Calendar to feed into the article. Please check my full schedule, which gets added to constantly, at my web app.
Monday, March 15
6:00 pm • St. Patrick’s Day Beer Glass Painting
Noon Whistle Brewing, 800 E. Roosevelt Rd., Lombard, IL (630) 376-6895 Map
Join us for a St. Patrick’s Day beer glass painting class at the Lombard Taproom.
For $30 you will receive a Noon Whistle pint to enjoy while you paint (BA and IMP beers not included), your beer glass, materials and instruction from Tricia at Frost Art Studio.
It will be a fun night out and a chance to get creative and make your own personalized beer glass. Spots are limited, so sign up now under events in our web store.
Tuesday, March 16
3:00 – 3:00 pm • Tap House Re-opening!
Two Brothers Tap House, 30W315 Calumet Ave, Warrenville, IL 630-393-2337 Map
The Two Brothers Tap House is re-opening its doors on Tuesday, March 2nd to a new look, new menu and tons of new beer!
And, to celebrate our return, we will be releasing a brand new beer every Wednesday in the month of March!
3/17 – 24th Anniversary: we’re celebrating our 24th Anniversary next month with a big, flavor-forward Whiskey Barrel Aged Barleywine!
3/24 – Amplifier IPA – our newest year-round release will be a juicy, citrusy IPA turned up to 11! Available first at the Tap House!
3/31 – Quad Radical – a collaboration with our friends at 10 Barrel Brewing, this Oak Aged Belgian Style Quad was brewed with rum-soaked fruit and recently won a bronze medal at FoBAB!
5:00 pm • Irish Fest
Village Vintner Winery & Brewery, 2380 Esplanade Dr., Algonquin, IL (847) 658-4900 Map
Join us at 5:00pm or 7:00pm for our Irish Fest at the Village Vintner Winery & Brewery. Chef Jeremiah & his talented staff will make your taste buds DANCE with this delicious 5-course meal. You will begin with our Irish Beer Cheese Soup featuring our Red Head Ale, followed by the cheesy Reuben Dip served with toasted rye bread points, enjoy the tender & juicy Lollipop Lamb Chops, dig into the hardy Irish Stew with homemade soda bread and for dessert Chef is making his version of our Stout Chocolate Cake featuring our Putins Revenge Russian Imperial Stout! Seating is VERY limited and will likely sell out before the day of the dinner. Email our event coordinator at email@example.com or call the restaurant at (847) 658-4900 to save your spot.
5:00 pm • Lounge Lager Release at Bitter Pops!
Bitter Pops, 3345 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago 773-857-7677 Map
The official sponsor of the Maplewood Lounge, Lounge Lager has never seen distro… until NOW! We’re introducing it to the market with a tapping and package sales at Bitter Pops new location on March 16th!
Lounge Lager – American Adjunct Lager brewed with 6‑Row Barley, Corn and Rice resulting in a full flavored and refreshingly crisp lager.
St. Patrick’s Day, March 17
St. Patrick’s Day Release with WILL ROCK
Black Lung Brewing Co., 3232 Monroe, Waukegan, IL (847) 340-3320 Map
Black Lung Brewing Company will be open on Wednesday, March 17 for a St. Patrick‘s day extravaganza! We will be releasing our collaboration beer with Harbor Brewing, Thin Mint Scout Stout, plan to have 95 WIIL ROCK here from 2 PM until 7 PM and the rockin’ band, Rough Cut, from 7 to 9pm! Then on top of that, food by Brothers BBQ!
We will be adhering to all Illinois phased revitalization rules. Social distancing, masks, limited movement about the building.
Due to limited seating and Covid restrictions, this will be a ticketed event. Tickets will be for a 90 minute reservation and are on sale at blacklungbrewing.com! 2 tix per person.
We will also have growlers to go!
12:00 – 4:00 pm • Work From Here Weekdays
Riverlands Brewing Co., 1860 Dean St. Unit A, St. Charles, IL (630) 549-6293 map
Work From Here Weekdays!
All drafts and can pours are 50% off from 12pm – 4pm every Wednesday and Thursday through the end of March.
This is a perfect chance to come try some of our beers, get some work done, and save $$$ at the same time. With free Wi-Fi and plenty of electrical outlets, you can plug in and get things done from the comfort of our taproom.
5:00 pm • Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner!
Harbor Brewing Co., 811 Sheridan Rd., Winthrop Harbor, IL map
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Join us for some great Beer & Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner w/ Guinness Stew from The Sweet Stop!!
5:00 – 9:00 pm • St. Paddy’s Day BHBC & Capone’s style
Black Horizon Brewing Co., 7560 S. Quincy St., Willowbrook, IL (630) 413-4964 map
Tone Capone’s Tacos in the house with fresh, made to order tacos! Corned beef tacos, cilantro slaw, homemade churros and more!!
* In addition, Blood Moon Prophecy ~ our delicious Red Ale ~ ABV: 5% IBU: 15. Draft, Howler / Growler
Kick off your St. Paddy’s Day with us!
8:00 pm • St. Patrick’s Day 2021!!
Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant, 5157 Main St., Downers Grove, IL 630-969-0600 Map
St. Patrick’s Day is back!!! Entertainment, Irish Fare, delicious cocktails, and of course beer! Check out the schedule below!
8:00am – Kegs and Eggs
9:00am – Oswego Fire Dept. Pipe and Drum Corps
11:00am – McNulty Irish Dancers
12:00pm – Aidan O’Toole Duo
3:00pm – Mike Courney Bagpiper
4:00pm – McNulty Irish Dancers
5:00pm – Reilly
8:00pm – McNulty Irish Dancers
9:00pm – Knights of Ballydoyle Procession
9:30pm – Semple