Craft Beer Festival at St. Michael in Old Town – Head to St. Michael in Old Town for the inaugural festival showcasing Midwest craft beers. Enjoy great music, food, beer tasting, arts and crafts and other fun. A separate area at the event will be set aside for a stand-alone craft beer tastings. Cost is $75 with an opportunity to sample/taste 70-plus craft beers. There will be one tasting on Friday; two on Saturday; and two on Sunday.
|General admission $5; craft beer tastings $35-$50.|
WHEN: Jun 29, 2012 – Jul 1, 2012; Friday, 5 – 10 pm; Saturday, 11 am – 10 pm; Sunday, 11 am – 9 pm.
WHERE: St. Michael in Old Town 1633 N. Cleveland Chicago, IL 60614
|Among the featured beers will be offerings from Chicago’s Revolution Brewing, Michigan’s Arcadia Ales (Battle Creek), Wisconsin’s Hinterland, New York City’s Brooklyn Brewery, Clown Shoes in Massachusetts, Baltimore’s Stillwater Artisanal Ales, Texas’s Spoetzl Brewery and Utah’s Uinta Brewers. Live entertainment throughout the weekend will include Virginia rockers the Pat McGee Band, singer/songwriter Matthew Santos, California indie rockers Shiny Toy Guns, South African alt-rockers Civil Twilight, and the New Orleans jazz/funk sounds of Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk (Ivan is the son of R&B legend Aaron Neville).|
Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com
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