Friday, October 8, 2010

CU Beer Weekend; October 8

It's a busy weekend for beer drinkers.

Seven Saints

Spaten Oktoberfest
Founders Breakfast Stout

Tuesday: Brewsday Tuesday, Avery the Kaiser Imperial Oktoberfest, 22oz $6. Fat Tire pint $2
Wednesday: Whiskey Wednesday, Irish

Radio Maria

1) Pyramid Apricot
2) Southern Tier Pumking
3) Rogue Somer Orange Honey Wheat Ale
4) Bell’s HopSlam
5) Arcadia HopMouth Double IPA
6) New Holland El Mole Ocho
7) Great Divide Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout
8) Arcadia Jaw Jacker
9) Southern Tier Jahva Stout
10) Ommegang 3 Philosophers
11) Avery Anniversary Seventeen
12) Boulder Beer Company Oak Aged Mojo Risin’
13) Delirium Dark Brown
14) Left Hand Fade To Black
15) Brasserie Blanche de Bruxelles
16) North Coast Old No. 38 Stout
17) North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout
18) Petrus Oak Aged Pale
19) Victory Storm King
20) Nogne Porter
21) Port Wipeout IPA
22) Southern Tier Oak Aged Un*Earthly IIPA
23) Krusovice Pils
24) Capital Imperial Weizen-Doppelbock
25) Southern Tier Mokah
26) Hofbrau Original Lager
27) PBR

Friday: Happy Hour with free appetizers 4:30 - 5:30; Southern Tier Oak Aged Un*Earthly, $5 tulip
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
Thursday:$5 Mojitos, Caipirinhas, and Brazilian Cosmos; Open Decks: local dj's perform.

Sunday, main dining room is rented for a wedding reception, tapas and bar will be open.
Wednesday, the entire restaurant is rented until 9 pm for a private party. It will open after for late night tapas and drinks

Blind Pig

Dieu du Ciel! Rigor Mortis Canada, Quadrupel, 10.5% abv
Two Brothers’ Cane & Ebel Warrenville, IL, American Strong Ale, 7% abv
Two Brothers’ Heavy Handed Tettnang Warrenville, IL, India Pale Ale, 6.7% abv
Unibroue La Terrible Canada, Belgian Strong Ale, 10.5% abv
Capital Oktoberfest Middleton, Wisconsin, Märzen, 5.5% abv
Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen Germany, Märzen, 5.8% abv
Samuel Adams Octoberfest Boston, Massachusetts, Märzen, 5.3% abv
Berghoff Oktoberfest Monroe, Wisconsin, Märzen, 5.2% 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 John John Hazelnut Newport, Oregon, Brown Ale, 5.6%
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
Blind Pig American Pale Ale
Blind Pig Hefeweizen
Schlafly Pilsner Maplewood, Missouri, Pilsener, 4.9% abv
Founder’s Breakfast Stout Grand Rapids, Michigan, Imperial Stout, 8.3% 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
Breckenridge Agave Wheat Denver, Colorado, Wheat Ale, 4.2% abv
Dogfish Head Raison D’Etre Milton, Delaware, Belgian Strong Ale, 8% 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%
Victory Prima Pils 5.3%
Southern Tier Chokolat 11.o%
Mikkeller Big Worse Barleywine 12.0%
Franziskaner Hefe Weizen 5.0%
Warsteiner Oktoberfest 5.9%
Jenlain Ambree 7.0%
Left Hand Sawtooth 5.3%
Founders Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale 8.3%
Southern Tier Pumking 9.0%
North Coast Red Seal Ale 5.8%%
Avery Kaiser Imperial Oktoberfest 9.7%
Dark Horse Sapient Trip 8.5%
PBR 4.2%


Ground Lamb Kebabs – Seasoned lamb with roasted peppers and onions served with spiced pita and mint pesto. $17.95

Beef Ragout - Slow cooked beef and vegetables over linguine with garlic toast. $12.95

Grilled Chicken - Grilled boneless chicken breast with asparagus au gratin, herb smashed potatoes and herb compound butter. $14.95

Black Dog Smoke and Ale House

North Coast Scrimshaw Pilsner
Avery White Rascal, Schlafly Hefeweizen
Rogue John John Hazelnut Brown Nectar
New Holland Black Hatter IPA
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout
Harviestoun Ola Dubh Special Reserve 18

Check your calendars

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

Saturday: Cuervo Games. Registration is from 2:30 to 4 (if you didn't signup on line). Go downtown Champaign, you can't miss it.

After the games, lots of bars will be having Cuervo specials, just wander around and see what's good.

Saturday: CU Bags Tourney. Also downtown Champaign, it's the place that looks like a lot of people playing bags.

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