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My friend is going to Chicago - What should he get?

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by GameFreac, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. GameFreac

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    My non-BA friend is going to Chicago in early March. What should he bring back for me? I'm aware of Seekabrew. What is absolutely essential if he got me like 1 bottle of something amazing that I can't get in Georgia?
     
  2. forrestbetts

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    Goose Island Bourbon County Stout. Pipeworks Galaxy Unicorn or Pipeworks Ninja vs. Unicorn if you like DIPAs. Also have him hit Piasano's and bring you a large thin-crust sausage.
     
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    Thin crust???? Them's fightin' words.
     
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    To the OP- what are your favorite styles?
    Where will your friend be staying? Is he willing to seek out something special, or are you looking for something he can find on the shelf in most stores?
     
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    Revolution tap room on Kedzie. Look at their list and go nuts.
     
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    Deep dish is for tourists.
     
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    truth.
     
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    Let me elaborate. I meant for your friend to look at what is available in bottles/cans for you. They only sell to go at the taproom, except Growler fills at the brew pub. Depending on what you are looking for.
     
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    unique and must get stuff from chicago, not naming favorite styles?
    Pipeworks, Revolution, Half Acre.
     
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    I think Warehouse Liquors may still have Double Daisy Cutter, according to Half Acre's twitter 2 days ago.
     
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    Second on Revolution. My favorite is their Eugene Porter (plus it comes in cans for easy travel) but their Anti-Hero IPA is good too. Also check out Half Acre's Daisy Cutter or anything from Pipeworks (their Jones Dog is a solid milk stout .)
     
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    Half Acre's seasonal Double Daisy Cutter is still available at some stores. Get it while it's hot. I mean hoppy.
     
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    OP, do a search for your title and you'll save everyone time.

    /

    EDIT: Sorry for being a dick
     
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    I have deep dish whenever relatives or friends from out of town come in.
     
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    Do you let them put ketchup on their hot dogs too? ;)

    I'll never understand why everybody thinks we eat only deep dish pizza. I couldn't tell you the last time I had any.
     
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    Honestly, almost anything except Tripels. I love Double IPAs and Imperial stouts though.

    I have no idea. Probably just something he can find on a shelf real fast because he's going for work.
     
  17. GameFreac

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    Would he be able to find Speedway Stout? I want to try that but I hear it's boozy and I hate boozy beers.
     
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    Malort.
     
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    A Chicago dog dragged through the garden!
     
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    Tell him to bring mace and his insurance card....
     
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    tell your friend to go to pequod's and treat himself for a $5 lunch special, 7" pan pizza and a pop. then head to binny's in lincoln park and tell him to bother adam and ask him for recommendations from revolution, half acre and pipeworks.
     
  22. GameFreac

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    Think I can get Bourbon County Stout or will it be gone?
     
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    If he can drive a little towards Three Floyds, must stop!
     
  24. GameFreac

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    I didn't think about that...it's not too far.
     
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    Seriously, man...with comments like this.....when I get back, we need to hang out. I was going to go with Krupnik or Spirytus. Powodzenia!
     
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