Friday, April 16, 2010

CU (gar) beer weekend, April 16, Mom's Weekend

It's the annual mother's pilgrimage to Champaign Urbana and the University of Illinois for mothers of the students at U of I, Moms Weekend. This year it runs from April 16 to 18.

If you are looking for a place to eat, you should call ahead to see if there's room at the restaurant, and also to see if you need a reservation.

Many places will have unlisted food specials. Others will have drink specials.

Seven Saints

Rotating taps:

Bourbon-Aged Ballast Point Black Marlin Porter
Port Shark Attack

Wednesday: Whiskey Wednesday, this week should be Canadian and Micro.

Radio Maria

1. Two Brothers Monarch Wit $4
2. Green Flash Le Freak $6
3. Ballast Point Sea Monster $6
4. Founders Double Trouble IPA $5
5. Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA $5
6. Corsendonk Brown Ale $6.5
7. Founders Imperial Stout $6
8. Veltins Pilsner $4
9. Dogfish Head Raison d'Etre $5
10.Port Midnight Sessions $5
11.Ska Modus Hoperandi IPA $6
12.Port Shark Attack Red Ale $5
13.St Bernardus Abt. 12 $6
14.Mikkeller Simcoe IPA $6.5
15.Flying Dog In Heat Wheat $5
16.Moylan Dragoon's Dry Irish Stout $4.5
17.Left Hand Milk Stout $4
18.Monk's Cafe Flemish Sour $6
19.North Coast Old Stock $6.5
20.Dark Horse Tres Blueberry $5
21.Blanche de Bruxelles $5
22.He'brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A $6
23.Pyramid Apricot $4
24.Victory Moonglow $4.5
25.Capital Imperial Dopplebock $5
26.Weihenstephaner Weissbier $6
27.Southern Tier Old Man Winter $2.25

Friday: Happy Hour with free appetizers 4:30 - 5:30
Saturday: $4 Jeremiah Weed drinks and $6 Jeremiah Weed John Daly's, Salsa Night at 10.
Sunday: $2 wells, $1.25 PBR
Monday: 25% off bottles of wine; Board Game Monday
Tuesday: 1/2 price wine by the glass
Wednesday: $1 off all beers on draft; Trivia Night 11pm with MC Juice
Thursday:$5 Mojitos & $6 Brazilian Cosmos

April 28: North shore Cocktail Dinner, 6pm, $55 limited to 25 people

Blind Pig

Left Hand Chainsaw; Longmont, Colorado, American Strong Ale, 8.3% abv
Atwater Double Down Imperial Amber; Detroit, Michigan, Amber Ale, 7.5% abv
Lost Abbey Carnevale; San Marcos, California, Saison, 6.5% abv
Sand Creek Oscar’s Choc. Oat. Stout; Black River Falls, WI, Sweet Stout, 4.5% abv
New Holland Night Tripper; Holland, Michigan, Imperial Stout, 10.8% abv
Unibroue Maudite; Canada, Belgian Strong Ale, 8% abv
Sand Creek Wild Ride; Black River Falls, Wisconsin, India Pale Ale, 6% abv
Weston’s Premium; Cider England, Cider, 4.5% abv
Fuller’s London Pride; England, Premium Bitter, 4.7% abv
Delirium Tremens; Belgium, Belgian Strong Ale, 8.5% abv
Blue Moon; Golden, Colorado, Belgian White, 5.4% abv
Konig Pilsener; Germany, Classic German Pilsener, 4.9% abv
Stella Artois; Belgium, Pale Lager, 5.2% abv
Pabst Blue Ribbon; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Pale Lager, 5% abv
Rogue Chocolate Stout; Newport, Oregon, Sweet Stout, 6.3%
Bells Oberon; Kalamazoo, Michigan, Wheat Ale, 6% abv
Monk’s Cafe; Belgium, Sour Ale, 5.5%
Lagunitas IPA; Petaluma, California, India Pale Ale, 5.7% abv
Summit Horizon Red; St. Paul, Minnesota, Amber Ale, 5.7% abv
Tucher Helles Hefe Weizen; Germany, German Hefeweizen, 5.3% abv
Lindemans Framboise Belgium, Lambic, 2.5% abv
North Coast Brother Thelonious; Fort Bragg, CA, Belgian Strong Ale, 9% abv
Belhaven Scottish; Scotland, Bitter, 3.9%
Guinness; Dublin, Ireland, Dry Stout, 4.1% abv

Blind Pig Brewery (the Piglet)

Blind Pig American Pale Ale
Blind Pig Oatmeal Stout
Blind Pig Brown Ale
Moylan’s Old Blarney; Novato, California, Barley Wine, 10% abv
Captial Maibock; Middleton, Wisconsin, Heller Bock, 5.2% abv
Wychwood Hobgoblin; England, Premium Bitter, 5.2% abv
Goose Island Pepe Nero; Chicago, Illinois, Saison, 6% abv
Wittekerke; Belgium, Belgian White, 5% abv
Victory Golden Monkey; Downington, Pennsylvania, Abbey Tripel, 9.5% abv
Heilemans Old Style; Woodridge, Illinois, Pale Lager, 5% abv
Great Divide Titan IPA; Denver, Colorado, India Pale Ale, 6.8% abv
Atomium Grand Cru; Belgium, Belgian Strong Ale, 8% abv
Guinness; Ireland, Dry Stout, 4.1% abv

Sunday: 7-9 Trivia, $1 Old Style, $2 Jameson Whiskey, $3 Guinness Draughts
Monday: $1 off all bottles; Blind Pig Brewery Beer Club

Drink through a list of 150 beers, at 75 receive a Blind Pig Brewery Beer Club shirt, at 150 name on the Club Hall of Fame Plaque.

Crane Alley

Schlafly Kolsch 4.9%
Avec Les Bons Voeux 9.5%
Dogfish Head Aprihop 7.0%
Lost Abbey Carnevale 6.5%
Left Hand Sawtooth Ale 4.8%
Mikkeler Cascade IPA 6.9%
Bells Oberon 6.0%
Great Divide Claymore Scotch Ale
Founders Imperial Stout 10.5%
Hoegaarden Belgian Wit 4.9%
Guinness 4.2%
Aecht Shlenkerla Rauchbier 6.5%
Port Brewing Midnight Sessions Black Lager 5.0%
Pabst Blue Ribbon 4.7%
Southern Tier Gemini IPA 10.5%
Weston Premium Cider 4.5%

Food Specials for the weekend of April 16

SEAFOOD RISOTTO - Creamy risotto with mahi mahi, shrimp, bay scallops, asparagus, grape tomatoes, and shaved carrots

PROSCUITTO AND MELON SALAD - Mixed greens and spicach tossed with a honey vinaigrette and topped with cantaloupe, honey dew, prosciutto, and asiago

LEMON CHICKEN FETTUCCINI - Fettuccini noodles with chicken breast, broccoli, and mushrooms in a limoncello-white wine-butter sauce topped with asiago cheese and served with garlic toast

Mike n' Molly's

Miller High Life
Left Hand Oak Aged Imperial Stout
Schneider Hopfenweissen
Capital Maibock
Lost Abbey Carnevale
Blanche de Brussels
Green Flash West Coast IPA

Friday: Arkansas Dogjaw
Saturday: Sun Stereo (formerly Heyokas)
Monday: Abe Froman Project, 9-10pm, free/ Rockstar Karaoke, 10-2, free; $1 PBR
Tuesday: $1.25 High Life; $.50 off all taps
Wednesday: Bingo, 9:30-midnight, free; $2 Mickey's Big Mouth; $2.50 rails
Thursday: Via Audio$2.50 Stella Artois bottles

Black Dog Smoke and Ale House

CASK: New Holland Dragon's Milk

Southern Tier Unearthly IPA
Flying Dog Raging Bitch IPA
Port Brewing Midnight Sessions
Chimay Triple
Schlafly Scotch Ale

Cowboy Monkey

Friday: Santah, $7, 9:30 pm
Saturday: Daikaiju, $5, 10pm
Sunday: Robbie Fulks, $10, 8pm
Tuesday: Jill Andrews, $7, 8:30pm; Open Mic Night, 11pm
Wednesday: Salsa Night, free, 10 pm
Thursday: Buzz Presents: World's First Flying Machine, $7, 9:30pm


Friday: DJ Delayney, $5, 10 pm
Saturday: Shannon Curfman, $12 in advance, 8pm; DJ and Dancing, $5, 10:30pm
Monday: 80's Night, free, 10 pm
Tuesday: Open Mic Session, $5, 9pm

Canopy Club

Friday: Fishing With Dynamite: An Evening of Sketch Comedy, $5, 10:30 pm; Pecha Kucha Night: CU Vol. 3, $5 in Advance, 7pm
Saturday: The Antlers, $12 in advance, 8pm
Sunday: Pizza Pitcher & a Movie, Movie Musicals, Grease, 6pm; Animal House, 8pm; Rocky Horros Picture Show, 10pm
Monday: One Dollar Wild Mondays with Jobu, $1 beer and well
Tuesday: Trivia Diner: Live Game Show/The Piano Man
Wednesday:Rave to the Grave

April 23: Local H, $10 in advance, 7 pm
April 24: The Used, $25 in advance, 8pm
May 19: Mastodon, $23 in advance, 6 pm

CU Beer Club

Club Meeting, 6:30pm, Crane Alley. Theme is "favorite style". Bring some beer that's in your favorite style.

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