Bell’s Le Contrebassiste Tapping and Tap Takeover at Tuman’s Tap & Grill 3.4

Tuman’s Tap & Grill
2159 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
773-782-1400
tumanstapandgrill.com

Bell’s Le Contrebassiste Tapping and Tap Takeover at Tuman’s Tap & Grill Wednesday, March 4

Be one of the few in Chicago to try Le Contrebassiste, a reimagined version of the brewery’s Jazz Series beer of the same name at this Bell’s Brewery tap takeover. The 2015 release is a rustic brown ale brewed with Brettanomyces yeast for a funky, fruity, light-tart finish. There are only four quarter barrels of Le Contrebassiste in all of Chicago, and the first will be tapped at this event. Rye Stout, an Eccentric Café pub exclusive rarely seen outside of Kalamazoo, Michigan will also be tapped, and the last few barrels of the 2015 releases of Hopslam Ale and Smitten Golden Rye Ale have been reserved for the event. Two year-round drafts, Amber Ale and Two Hearted Ale, round out the lineup.

Monica Mooney provides Bell’s beer education during the event. Free raffles and giveaways during the party include hats, T-shirts and other logoed Bell’s gear. The beers will be tapped at 4 p.m. and the event begins at 6 p.m. Tuman’s Tap & Grill is open from 4 p.m.-2 a.m. on March 4 and the kitchen is open until 11 p.m. The event is free to attend and beer prices range from $5-$8 each.

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Wicker Park Halloween Events 10.31

Tuman’s Tap & Grill

Tuman’s Tap & Grill

Halloween Parties at Mac’s American Pub and Tuman’s Tap & Grill

Featuring drink deals, DJs and costume contests on Friday, October 31

 

Mac’s American Pub
1801 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60622
773-782-4400

 

Mac’s is decorated in Halloween theme and staffers will be dressed in costume in celebration of All Hallow’s Eve on October 31. The bar hosts a costume contest at midnight with a $100 gift certificate for the top costume. Drink deals include $5 Devil Mule cocktails (Fireball cinnamon whisky, ginger beer and club soda), $3 Labatt Blue drafts and $8 Southern Tier Pumking Imperial Pumpkin Ale drafts. Resident DJs spin from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. with no cover charge. Mac’s is open from 12 p.m.-2 a.m. on Halloween.

 

Tuman’s Tap & Grill
2159 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
773-782-1400
tumanstapandgrill.com

 

Tuman’s staff will be dressed for Halloween and the bar hosts a costume contest with a$100 gift certificate for the top costume with the winner announced at midnight.  Drink specials include $3 Labatt Blue drafts$5 Devil Mule cocktails (Fireball cinnamon whisky, ginger beer and club soda) and $8 Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale drafts, an award-winning limited release seasonal brew from Wisconsin’s Stevens Point Brewery made with real pumpkin and pumpkin pie spices.  Resident DJs spin from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. with no cover charge. Tuman’s is open from 12 p.m.-2 a.m. on October 31.

Bell’s Blowout Party at Tuman’s Tap & Grill 10.8

Tuman's Tap

Tuman’s Tap

Tuman’s Tap & Grill
2159 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
773-782-1400
tumanstapandgrill.com

Featuring limited release, seasonal and year-round beers from Michigan’s Bell’s Brewery

Tuman’s is pleased to host Bell’s Brewery for this special party and offers limited release beers such as the seasonal Octoberfest lager, and The Oracle, a Double India Pale Ale (DIPA) so rare there are only eight quarter barrels in all of Chicagoland (Tuman’s has secured one especially for this event). Other featured seasonal and year-round beers include Oarsman Ale, Two Hearted Ale and Amber Ale. Tuman’s has also reserved one of the last kegs of the annual summertime favorite, Oberon Ale. The featured beers range from $4-$8 each.

Monica Mooney, Bell’s brand ambassador/beer expert, provides beer education and gives away Bell’s hats, T-shirts and other logoed gear. A $9 brat dinner special, which includes a beer brat and mashed potatoes, augments the regular menu. There is no cover charge for the party and food and drink is pay-as-you-go. The Bell’s event kicks off at 6 p.m. and Tuman’s is open from 4 p.m.-2 a.m. on October 8 (the kitchen is open until 11 p.m.).

BELL’S BREWERY TASTING NOTES
The Oracle, Limited Release, 10.4% ABV
This brew is Bell’s spin on the West Coast-style Double India Pale Ale. The aromatic punch of dry-hop sessions with hop varieties from the Pacific Northwest create resinous, citrusy hop flavors and aggressive bitterness.

Octoberfest, Limited Seasonal Release, 5.5% ABV
The Octoberfest is lagered for a full six weeks and is full-bodied with a less aggressive hop presence than the year-round Bell’s lager. Smooth, highly-drinkable session beer with a light caramel malt note and subtle sweetness.

Oarsman Ale, Year-Round, 4.0% ABV
Designed as a flavorful food-friendly session beer, the brewery uses a classic German brewing technique to impart a light, refreshing tartness. Brewed with a healthy portion of wheat and fermented with Bell’s house yeast; German hops lend herbal notes to the aroma.

Two Hearted Ale, Year-Round 7.0% ABV
Hopped exclusively with the Centennial hop varietal from the Pacific Northwest, massive additions in the kettle and again in the fermenter lend their characteristic grapefruit and pine resin aromas. A significant malt body balances this hop presence; together with the signature fruity aromas of Bell’s house yeast, this leads to a remarkably drinkable American-style India Pale Ale.

Amber Ale, Year-Round, 5.8% ABV
Deftly balances a mixture of toasted grain and light caramel notes with a range of floral, citrus and herbal hop notes, capped by a clean bitterness.

Oberon Ale, Seasonal, 5.8% ABV
Wheat ale fermented with Bell’s signature house ale yeast, mixing a spicy hop character with mildly fruity aromas. The addition of wheat malt lends a smooth mouthfeel.