Friday, October 1, 2010

CU Beer Weekend; October 1

Tonight in Monticello, from 5:30 to 8:30, in downtown Monticello is Beer-apalooza. Not sure if there will be any great beers, but there's "free beer" with purchase of a souvenir stein. (Free beer in Illinois is a total of 6 ounces)

Seven Saints

Rogue John John Hazelnut
Founders Breakfast Stout

Tuesday: Brewsday Tuesday, Two Brothers Atom Smasher, 22oz $6. Fat Tire pint $2
Wednesday: Whiskey Wednesday, Micro

Radio Maria

Draft Beers as of 09/20/10

1. Founders Cerise $4
2. Southern Tier Pumking $6
3. Rogue Somer Honey Wheat $4
4. Bells HopSlam IPA $5
5. Arcadia HopMouth $5
6. New Holland Mole Ocho $6
7. Great Divide Expresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout $5
8. Arcadia Jaw Jacker $4
9. Southern Tier Javaa Stout $6
10.Ommegang 3 Philosophers $6
11.Avery Seventeen Anniversary $5
12.Boulder Beer Company Oak Aged Mojo Risin $5
13.Delirium Dark Brown $6
14.Mikkeller Warrior IPA $6
15.Brasserie Blanche de Bruxelles $5
16.North Coast Old No. 38 $4
17.North Coast Old Rasputin $6
18.Two Brothers Oak Aged Domain Dupage $4.5
19.Victory Storm King $5
20.Nogne Porter $6
21.Port Wipeout IPA $4.5
22.Southern Tier Oak Aged Un*Earthly $6
23.Victory Prima Pils $4.5
24.Capital Imperial Dopplebock $5
25.Founders Nemesis 2010 $6
26.Weihenstephaner Weissbier $5
27.PBR $2.25

Friday: Happy Hour with free appetizers 4:30 - 5:30; Victory Storm King, $4 pint
Saturday: $6 John Daly's, Salsa Night at 10.
Sunday: $2 wells, $1.25 PBR; Bloody Mary Bar
Monday: 25% off bottles of wine; Board Game Monday; Softball Beer Specials
Tuesday: 1/2 price wine by the glass
Wednesday: $1 off all beers on draft; Frankly Wednesdays: All Frank Sinatra and Rat Pack every Wednesday late night
Thursday:$5 Mojitos, Caipirinhas, and Brazilian Cosmos; Open Decks: local dj's perform.

Sunday: German Wine Dinner, 6pm, $75

First Course:
Roasted Marrow, Toasted Brioche, Caramelized Shallots, Capers, Himalayan
Sea Salt
Raumland Sparkling Cassis NV

Second Course:
Grilled Sablefish, Fried Garlic, Pine nuts, Roasted Red Pepper Coulis,
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2006 Furst Muller Thurgau

Third Course:
Duck Breast, Duck Fried Frites, Popcorn Shoots, Black Truffle, Wildflower
and Balsamic Reduction
2007 JJ Prum Graacher-Himmelreich Riesling Kabinett
1998 Bert Simon Serriger Wurtzberg Riesling Spatlese

Fourth Course:
Beef Short Rib, Green Peppercorns, Cherry, Cauliflower Mousse, Charred
2005 Heger Estate Pinot Noir
2008 Meyer-Nakel Pinot Noir

Fifth Course:
Profiteroles, Honey Creme Chantilly, Poached Pluots, Blueberries
2003 Fritz Haag Juffer-Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese GoldKap

Blind Pig

Cask: Two Brothers' Cane & Ebel

Dieu du Ciel! Rigor Mortis; Canada, Quadrupel, 10.5% abv
Two Brothers’ Cane & Ebel; Warrenville, IL, American Strong Ale, 7% abv
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel; Germany, Dunkelweizen, 5.3% abv
Two Brother’s Heavy Handed Cascade; Warrenville, IL, India Pale Ale, 6.7% abv
Great Divide Hoss; Denver, Colorado, Märzen, 6.2% abv
Rogue Maierfest; Newport, Oregon, Märzen, 4.2% abv
Samuel Adams Octoberfest; Boston, Massachusetts, Märzen, 5.3 % abv
Erdinger Oktoberfest; Weizen Germany, German Hefeweizen, 5.7% 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
Duchesse de Bourgogne; Belgium, Sour Ale, 6.2% abv
Stella Artois; Belgium, Pale Lager, 5.2% abv
Pabst Blue Ribbon; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Pale Lager, 5% abv
Rogue Chipotle; Newport, Oregon, Spice Ale, 5.5%
Rogue Chatoe Creek; Newport, Oregon, Fruit Beer
Tucher Helles Hefe Weizen; Germany, German Hefeweizen, 5.3%
Lagunitas IPA; Petaluma, California, India Pale Ale, 5.7% abv
Bitburger Premium Pils; Germany, Classic German Pilsener, 4.8%
Two Brother’s Bitter End; Warrenville, Illinois, American Pale Ale, 5.2% abv
Schlafly Pumpkin; Maplewood, Missouri, Spice Ale, 8% abv
Lindeman’s Framboise; Belgium, Lambic, 2.5% abv
Belhaven Scottish; Scotland, Bitter, 3.9%
Guinness; Dublin, Ireland, Dry Stout, 4.1% abv

Sept 17-October 3: Oktoberfest, four rotating taps of Oktoberfest style (Märzen) beers

October 21: Goose Island Invasion, five special release Goose Island brews

Blind Pig Brewery (the Piglet)

Blind Pig Hard Cider
Blind Pig Oatmeal Stout
Schlafly Pilsner; Maplewood, Missouri, Pilsener, 4.9% abv
Sprecher Black Bavarian; Glendale, Wisconsin, Schwarzbier, 5.86% abv
Southern Tier Pumking; Lakewood, New York, Spice Ale, 9% abv
Schlenkerla Rauchbier; German, Smoked, 5.1% abv
Victory Storm King; Downington, Pennsylvania, Imperial Stout, 9.1% abv
Hofbräu Original; Germany, Dortmunder, 5.1% abv
Goose Island Matilda; Chicago, Illinois, Belgian Ale, 7% abv
Avery The Kaiser; Boulder, Colorado, Märzen, 10.03%
Dogfish Head 90 Minute; Milton, Delaware, Imperial IPA, 9% abv
Guinness; Ireland, Dry Stout, 4.1% abv

Sunday: Trivia Night; 7-9pm, win gift cards
Wednesday: Mug Night, buy a mug and get $2 off draught beer

Crane Alley

Morland's Old Speckled Hen 5.2%
Petrus Oak Aged Pale Ale 7.3%
Avery IPA 6.0%
Bells Octoberfest 5.8%
Great Divide Oak Aged Espresso Yeti 9.5%
Mikkeller Big Worse Barleywine 12.0%
Erdinger Oktoberfest Weissbier 5.7%
Spaten Optimator Doppelbock 7.2%
Jenlain Ambree 7.0%
Rogue Maierfest 5.2%
Founders Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale 8.3%
Arcadia Jaw Jacker Pumpkin Ale 6.0
North Coast Red Seal Ale 5.8%%
Avery Kaiser Imperial Oktoberfest 9.7%
Dark Horse Sapient Trip 8.5%
PBR 4.2%

Black Dog Smoke and Ale House

Erdinger Oktoberfest
Two Brothers Heavy Handed IPA
Dogfishead 90 Minute IPA
Petrus Aged Pale
New Holland Black Hatter IPA
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout
Harviestoun Ola Dubh Special Reserve 18

Beer Club

Tuesday: Happy Hour at Mike n' Molly's, 6:30

Mark your calendars

October 9: Urbana International beer tasting and chili cook-off; $5 in advance, tickets are at Canopy Club, Exile on Main Street, Crane Alley, Blind Pig, Family Pride Convenience Store.

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