Wednesday, June 27, 2007

INSPIRED BY BELGIUM - An awesome CBS event coming up

A Feast of Belgian-Style Beer & Food

If you love great beer, this will be an opportunity to sample some of
the best, in a relaxed context with some great food. This will be the
one big 2007 Chicago Beer Society summer event, so don't miss it!

Sunday, July 8, from 1 to 5 pm
The Dank-Haus, German-American Cultural Center
4740 N. Western Ave, Chicago

This will be a walk-around event featuring some of the best Belgian
and Belgian-American beers available. And with a great lineup of
food, this will be a really great experience. The Dank-Haus is a
large and very comfortable space, one of the best venues we've ever

Catering will be by the very highly regarded Hearty Boys
and the HopLeaf and will feature lots of
delicious dishes:

Mussels by The HopLeaf
Endive with Goat Cheese Mousse
Kriek Glazed Chicken Wings
Belgian Leek Soup

Meat Dishes
Flemish Beer Stew (Carbonnade Flamande)
Sauteed Shrimp and Arborio Rissotto, Stella Artois,
and Asparagus Tips

Vegi Dishes
Belgian Stoemp Aux Carottes (Carrot Mashed Potatoes)
Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Lemon and Parmigiano Reggiano

Assortment of Belgian Chocolates

And, as usual, we have a great lineup of delicious, hard-to-find
beers. Many brewers and beer representatives will be there. Here's
the current lineup, with more to come:

Rock Bottom Chicago A Mash Made in Heaven (Saison)
Goose Island Clybourn La Deuxieme (Dubbel)
Goose Island Clybourn Belgian Blonde
Goose Island Fulton Matilda
Goose Island FultonPere Jacques
Piece Superfluous Triple
Flossmoor Stationl Hoppy Little Gnome
Flossmoor StationBlanche DuBois (Wit)
Mickey Finn’s Imperial Red w/Brett, Oud Bruin
Emmett's Clooney Wit
Lakefront Wit
Dogfish Head Raison d'Extra
Dogfish Head Black and Blue
New Belgium Abbey
New Belgium Trippel
New Belgium Wit
New Belgium 1554 Black
Lagunitas Nuevo Noir
Lagunitas Sonoma Farmhouse Ale
Lindemann’s Cuvee Renee
Westmalle Dubble
Westmalle Tripel
Gouden Carolus Ambrio
Kasteel Triple
Houblon Chouffe
Duchesse de Bourgogne
Affligem Blonde
Affligem Noel

This is your total access to the best Belgian bar on the continent
for that one afternoon. Price for members is $50, non-members $60.
Remember, we price events just at cost for members, and most of the
beer is kindly donated, so you'll never get this great a deal
anywhere else. If you're on the fence, please sign up as we are still
trying to hit the magic number to make this event a winner for YOUR
Chicago Beer Society.

We have a large room, so plenty of tickets are still available--
busloads welcome!

To reserve your tickets, please email Dave Phillips: dfun61@YAHOO.COM
or call the CBS Beerline at 773-905 2537 (ALES).

Please pass this email notice on to your beer-loving friends. We hope
to see you there!

--The CBS Bored of Directors

The Chicago Beer Society is America's oldest beer appreciation group,
founded in 1977. A not-for-profit, totally volunteer-run
organization, we are dedicated to the sensible enjoyment of fine
beer, and promoting beer culture and community here in Chicagoland.


Anonymous said...

I'll be there! The beer list is looking good!

Anonymous said...

I WAS there! Really enjoyed the hoppy little gnome. Well done!