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Haymarket Hoppy Birthday Party This Saturday

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by JakeT469, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. Drucifer

    Drucifer Advocate (530) Illinois Apr 16, 2012

    The base stout is called Acrimonious. They've had it on tap before, it's very sweet but also tasty.
  2. jegross2

    jegross2 Champion (750) Illinois Jan 3, 2010 Verified

    2nd Anni was ok. Best beers were Claire's, ├╝ber mathias, chocolate barleywine and indignant (in that order)
  3. agwalters

    agwalters Aficionado (195) Illinois Nov 10, 2006

    Clare's was indeed a special brew. Unbelievable flavor. Just a flat out incredible beer. 2nd Anniversary was awesome as well. The chocolate barley wine and Nina's Templeton were way up there as well for me. If I had to round out a top 5 I'd have to go Uber Mathias....which is just consistently one of the best IPAs I can find out there.

    All in all it was a packed night, but it was hard to care or notice when balanced by the amazing beers and friendly staff and patrons. A good example of how great a night of drinking spectacular beers can be when the conditions are right. Well done, Haymarket. Well done, Pete!
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  4. JPortillo

    JPortillo Savant (345) Illinois Mar 12, 2012 Verified

    I agree wasnt feeling that Lemon Zest BW
  5. CityofBals

    CityofBals Initiate (0) Illinois Sep 12, 2012

    Has anyone been there today by any chance that can let us know if stuff is still on tap? Thinking about round 2.
  6. jegross2

    jegross2 Champion (750) Illinois Jan 3, 2010 Verified

    This was a well run event with awesome pricing. Now, if only they learned to make good food...
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  7. jefeld

    jefeld Aficionado (230) Illinois Mar 31, 2010 Verified

    My riot sandwich and sweet potato tater tots were awesome
  8. agwalters

    agwalters Aficionado (195) Illinois Nov 10, 2006

    Glanced at Haymarket's Untappd feed this morning. Folks are still checking in to all the stuff you'd want!

    Disagree on the food - I think Haymarket has a delicious menu!
  9. zieglemt

    zieglemt Aficionado (180) Illinois Apr 25, 2011

    They just posted on FB that Uber Mathias and White Chapel Wit are the only ones that have kicked. Anniversary Blend will prob be the next to go.
  10. jegross2

    jegross2 Champion (750) Illinois Jan 3, 2010 Verified

    The tots were admittedly good, as were the brussel sprouts...but these are side dishes. The burger was not good, the chili was average, and the mac and cheese flat out stunk. The chocolate mouse was tasty with my impy stouts though :)
  11. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser Savant (420) Illinois May 6, 2012

    That was what I had, was pretty tasty. Did you end up getting your growler? When I left it was still on the ground by my feet....
  12. Bay01

    Bay01 Savant (445) Illinois Nov 19, 2008

    The Haymarket website still lists Clare's as being on and I'm too lazy to pick up a phone, anybody know if it's actually still on and/or if they're filling growlers of it?
  13. agwalters

    agwalters Aficionado (195) Illinois Nov 10, 2006

    Clare's was still pouring as of Monday. No growler fills on it though.

    I'm guessing it could be on a while more. As I recall someone mentioning, the 2nd Anniversary was supposedly the next one expected to kick and they had ample supply of it on Monday as well. Pete did it up right on supply for sure!
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  14. cadaugherty

    cadaugherty Savant (465) Illinois Feb 10, 2010

    Clare's has kicked. Sorry updating website now.
  15. Bay01

    Bay01 Savant (445) Illinois Nov 19, 2008

    Thanks for the update, also just saw your post earlier in this thread about Nina growler fills.