Curious Craft Beer Bash at Mahoney's May 22 2016 - Food & Beverage Magazine

Curious Craft Beer Bash at Mahoney’s May 22 2016

Curious Craft Beer Bash at Mahoney’s Pub & Grille on Sunday, May 22, 2016, to Benefit Variety The Children’s Charity of Illinois 

Sample over 30 Craft Beers and Gourmet Sausage from Local Purveyor Greenridge Farms

hero-logoCelebrate Chicago Craft Beer Week by attending the Curious Craft Beer Bash at Mahoney’s Pub & Grille. This sixth installment will take place on Sunday, May 22, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will once again benefit Variety – The Children’s Charity of Illinois Curious Craft Beer Bash will be an afternoon of craft beer and sausage sampling, produced by the makers of the legendary Chicago’s Best WingFest Highlights from previous craft beer events may be seen here:

The Curious Craft Beer Bash will provide patrons, ages 21 and over, a variety of three-ounce samples of over 30 craft beers, along with bite-sized samples of complementing gourmet sausages from Greenridge Farm in nearby Elk Grove Village,  for only $25 per person. Representatives from each of the participating breweries will be onsite to pour and speak about the beers as guests’ sample at their leisure. This year’s breweries include, but are not limited to:  Abita, Ale Syndicate, Aquanaut, Bantam Cider, Bells, Brooklyn, Founders, Lagunitas, Revolution, Schlafly, Sam Adams, Urban Chestnut and many more.  Chicago craft beer week.

A fun beer or sausage related contest has occurred at previous events, and due to popular demand, the Sausage Blowing contest will return at the Curious Craft Beer Bash. Contestants will race against one another to see who can blow a sausage wheel, constructed with two pieces of sausage and a toothpick through the center, to the finish line the fastest. There will be both a men’s and women’s competition and then a faceoff between the finalists to crown one Sausage Blowing champion and gift them with a basket full of beers and other goodies to take home.

Curious Craft Beer Bash will take place, rain or shine, at Mahoney’s utilizing their ample outdoor patio, their airy cantina, and spacious indoor bars, too.  Tickets will be $25 in advance and $30 the day of the event, if available. A limited amount of tickets will be sold for this event, and tickets may be purchased online at, keywords: Curious Craft, or direct link here:

What: Curious Craft Beer Bash
When: Sunday, May 22, 2016, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Mahoney’s Pub & Grille, 551 N Ogden Avenue, Chicago, IL

Why: Benefitting Variety – the Children’s Charity of Illinois


Mahoney’s Pub & Grille is a Lodge Management Group property located in River West at 551 North Ogden Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60642. For more information, please call (312) 733-2121 or visit online and be social at @MahoneysChicago.


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