May 3: 2014 – Mash Tun Fest: The New Wave Brewers Ball

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Mash Tun Festival: The New Wave Brewers Bash

May 3, 2014  3-7pm
Co-Prosperity Sphere
3219 S Morgan Street

Join us as we celebrate the release of Mash Tun Journal # 5 and meet the new generation of breweries that have recently launched in Chicagoland. You get a copy of the new issue of the mag, a tasting glass, and carefully curated pours of brews by Chicagoland’s New Wave breweries like: 18th Street, One Trick Pony, Horse Thief HollowDryhop, Off Color, Ale Syndicate, Slap Shot, Atlas, Lake Effect, BuckleDown, Penrose, Une Année  and others. Complementary vittles and other surprises in store.

Admission is $35  ( $25 for Mash Tun Society Members – What is that? ) •  You must RSVP and purchase tickets online via our Eventbrite site or in person at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar.  Major credit cards accepted. No Refunds.

After purchasing admission your name will be on our RSVP list at the door. Please bring your ID and show your receipt from paypal.

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Mashtoberfest is October 26, 2013

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Mashtoberfest
October 26 – 8pm-Midnight
Co-Prosperity Sphere 3219 S Morgan St

Mashtoberfest is the release party for issue number four  of The Mash Tun Journal. Our Halloween costume ball will be held at the Co-Prosperity Sphere featuring complementary pours of the finest libations offered by Half Acre,  Virtue Cider, Solemn Oath, Pipeworks, Lagunitas, Allagash, 18th Street, Stone, Greenbush, Scratch, Penrose, Off Color, Three Floyds, Two Brothers, and Marz Community Brewing Co!

Maria’s will also be providing tastes of a wide variety of fruity, spicy, tart and pumpkin beers .  Hardcore Craft Beer  will be featuring their Alechemy project during the night and  we will be giving out prizes for best costume, so make it happen, cholo.  Lovely Paties will be provided by Pleasant House Bakery and Carnitas tacos will be provided Martinez Foods. If yer lucky we will get Popeye’s Chicken! And please enjoy live music by geighties cover band Members Only, Population, and DJ Hector and Co. Teetsy will also be doing a live silk screening and be giving away shirts!

Admission $40 •  Purchase tickets at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar or at the door – the Co-Prosperity Sphere (21+). Major credit cards accepted. No Refunds.
Admission gives you membership to the Mash Tun Society, our not-so-secret beer club. After purchasing admission your name will be on our RSVP list at the door. Please bring your ID and show your receipt from paypal

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Mashtoberfest is a celebration of the release of Mash Tun: A Craft Beer Journal issue #4. The Mash Tun is a publication put out by your buddies at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and The Public Media Institute, a non profit arts and culture organization based in Bridgeport.  Mash Tun is our paean to craft beer. It follows the pleasures and aesthetics of craft beer and how it intersects with food, culture, and society.

///  The Pour List ///

Three Floyds Drunk Monk
Three Floyds Permanent Funeral
Half Acre Mr. Goroboros
HAlf Acre Sticky Fat
Half Acre Double Daisy Cutter
Pipeworks Ninja vs Unicorn Double IPA
PipeworksDude, there’s a Beverage Here! White Russian Imperial Stout
Solemn Oath Man vs Internet
Solemn Oath Wreckage Master
18th Street Deal with the Devil Pale Ale with Citra Hops
Lagunitas Fusion 15
Lagunitas IPA
Allagash White
Allagash James Bean
Penrose Navette
Penrose Devoir
Marz Coffee/Cocoa Bridgeporter
März Berlinerweiss 5000
Virtue Sidra
Virtue Percheron
Stone Ruination Citra
Greenbush Unicorn Killer
Scratch Brewing
Off Color Scurry
Two Brothers Tangent
Various Pumpkin, sour and tart beers complements of Maria’s

Winners of Mash Tun Fest: The Invitational Competition

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We invited 35 breweries who served 77 beers at Mash Tun Fest: The Invitational. Everyone brought their game and we had a great time sampling out their delicious concoctions. Our judges performed the Herculian task of tasting all the beers and selected the winners of our four competition categories.

The winners are:

Lagunitas Brewing Co Fusion 16 won the most “Every Day is Like Sunday” beer award

Against The Grain Brewery Bo and Luke won the Most “Bold and Beautiful” beer award

Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits Thai Chile Wahoo Wheat won the “WTF is This” beer award

Half Acre Beer Company Navaja won most “Hopped and Confused” beer award

And Scratch Brewing Company won the “People’s Choice” award for getting the most votes for favorite beers of the festival.

Mash Tun Festival: The Invitational • June 22, 2013

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The third edition of the Mash Tun Festival  takes  place June 22th, 2-6pm, 2013 in Bridgeport, the Community of the Future.

The festival features over thirty of the world’s best breweries pouring over sixty six different brews. Flagship and rare beers will be poured alongside one-of-a-kind concoctions at the stunning Bridgeport Art Center at 35th and Racine. The festival will be held in the 19th century atrium and the Center’s lovely sculpture garden. Local chefs and food trucks will be vending, Angle’s Envy will also be sampling their wares, and live t-shirt silk screening by Teestsy will be happening. And you will help decide which brewery will win an award for making the best beer.

We are hosting an awards ceremony this year and will be giving out  awards to brewers that make the best liquid in these categories:

Hopped and Confused
The Bold and Beautiful
Every Day is Like Sunday
WTF Is This

Participating Breweries include:
Against the Grain, Ale Syndicate, Artisanal Imports, Breckenridge,  Baderbrau, Ballast Point,  Begyle, Destihl, Deshutes, Evil Twin, Finch’s, Five Rabbits, Founder’s, Gigantic, Great Lakes, Greenbush, Half Acre, Lagunitas, Lake Effect,  Mikkeller, New Belgium, Petrus, Pipeworks, Red Streak, Revolution, Scratch, Solemn Oath, Stone, Summit, Three Floyds, Two Brothers, Tighthead, Vandberg & De Wulf and others.

The festival is a celebration of the release of Mash Tun: A Craft Beer Journal issue #3. The Mash Tun is a publication put out by your buddies at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and The Public Media Institute, a non profit arts and culture organization based in Bridgeport.  Mash Tun is our paean to craft beer. It follows the pleasures and aesthetics of craft beer and how it intersects with food, culture, and society.

Join us:

Tickets are on sale now for $45.  We  have a limited number of tickets available. Click here to purchase. After purchasing via paypal your name will be added to the RSVP  list, please present your ID at the entrance. You may also purchase admission at the entrance of the fest.

Proceeds from the Festival will go towards a Family Fund for our friend, Carissa Hinz whose life was taken unexpectedly on June 14.

The Mash Tun  is a private, RSVP only event. By purchasing  admission to  Mash Tun Festival: The Invitational you will become a member of the Mash Tun Society, a craft beer and food club that presents programming throughout the year. Admission includes a copy of Mash Tun Journal, issue #3,  unlimited samples of over 60 amazing ales and a commemorative tasting glass. You must be 21 years and/or older to attend.

Mash Tun Society members receive discounts to our events, which include Art of Beer Exhibitions, Tastings, and our forthcoming Brewers Summit and Conference in 2014.

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Questions? Email ed@mashtunjournal.org

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THE POUR LIST::: ( As of 6/21/13)Against the Grain Bo and Luke
Ale Syndicate Sunday Session
Ale Syndicate Municipal
Allagash Curieux
Allagash White
Baderbrau Lager
Ballast Point Fathom India Pale lager
Ballast Point Thai Chile Wahoo Wheat
Begyle Allium Rheum
Begyle Redonkulous
BOMBrewery Tripotour From  Hell
Breckenridge Agave Wheat
Breckenridge 471
Deshutes Class of ’88
Destihl Clarice Belgian Strong Dark Ale
Destihl Black Angel Stout
Destihl Andronicous Pale Ale
Destihl Vertex IPA
Evil Twin Falco IPA
Evil Twin Lil B
Finch’s Wet Hot American Wheat
Finch’s Secret Stash Stout
Five Rabbits Huitzi
Five Rabbits Missionario
Founders Doom
Founders Porter
Gigantic IPA
Gigantic Whole in the Head
Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold
Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster
Greenbush Remnant of Dragon
Greenbush Loud Mouth Soup
Greenbush Mr. Hyde
Half Acre Bourbon Barrel-Aged Baumé
Half Acre C Change
Half Acre Navaja
Lagunitas Undercover Investigation Shutdown Ale
Lagunitas Fusion 16
Lake Effect Cruisin’ for a Brewsin
Lake Effect RYEsistance is
Mikkeller Beer Hop Breakfast
Meantime Barleywine
New Beligium Paardebloem
New Belgium Pluot
Pipeworks Mystery Beer
Pipeworks Mystery Beer
Petrus Silly Sour
Petrus Aged Red
Revolution Rosa
Revolution Mother of Exiles Pilsner
Revolution Dictator Blonde Doppelbock
Revolution Coup D’Etat SaisonScratch Carrot-Ginger Saison
Scratch Chambourcin Dark Strong
Summit Meridean
Summit Saga
Solemn Oath Famine
Solemn Oath Ultra High Frequency
Stone Ruination
Stone Cali-Belgique
Stone Ruination 10
Tighthead Irie IPA
Tighthead Chilly Water
Tighthead Guinea Pig Stout
Tighthead Scottish 70
Three Floyds Tiberian Inquisitor
Three Floyds  Jinx Proof
Two Brothers Off The Cuff
Two Brothers 16th Anniversary
Vanberg and Dewulf Green Jack Trawlerboys Bitter
Virtue LedBury
Virtue Lapinette
Virtue Red Streak

Mash Tun Oktoberfest Oct 5, 2012

 

Mash Tun Oktoberfest
October 5, 5-9pm

Bridgeport Art Center Atrium
1200 W. 35th Street • Chicago Il 60608

Online ticket sales are closed.
You may now  purchase tickets at Maria’s Until 3pm October 5 . And you may purchase them at the event location for $40.

After you purchase tickets your name will be put on an RSVP list. Please bring your ID and the guests that will be attending with you to the event. You must be 21yrs or older to enter.

Mash Tun Oktoberfest is a craft beer festival featuring some of the world’s best breweries. Flagship and rare beers will be poured alongside one-of-a-kind concoctions at the stunning Bridgeport Art Center Atrium at 35th and Racine.

The fall festival is a celebration of the release of issue 2 of Mash Tun: A Craft Beer Journal. The Mash Tun is published by The Public Media Institute, a non profit arts and culture organization based in Bridgeport.  Mash Tun is our paean to craft beer. It follows the pleasures and aesthetics of craft beer and how it intersects with food, culture, and society.

The festival will be held in the atrium next to the center’s sculpture garden.  Please enjoy a complementary Pig Roast by Flesh For Food. Food trucks by Brand BBQ, Pleasant House Bakery and Duck N’ Roll will be vending as well as the Cevapcici guys! A special re-enactment by Michael Kiser and Friends will take place and DJs Aaron Tyrell from Stone and Rick Kennedy from Cavalier will be DJ-ing.

Participating Breweries include:
 Half Acre, Three Floyds, Revolution, Firestone Walker, Brewery Ommegang, Jolly Pumpkin, Pipeworks, Great Lakes, Founders, Sixpoint, Brooklyn, Uinta, Stone, New Belgium, Virtue Cider, Artisanal Ales, Baderbrau, Lagunitas, Oskar Blues and others.

The Mash Tun Oktoberfest is a fundraiser. Attendees will receive the new issue of Mash Tun Journal, a souvenir tasting glass from a participating brewery, and complementary pours of over 30 different ales.

The festival is also one of the main events for the official Chicago Artists Month kick off party taking place in the arts district of Bridgeport.

Here is the updated list for the Oktoberfest> There are 37 different beers and ciders. There are no drink tickets, just unlimited pours. Some beers will be stacked. Enjoy.

Three Floyds Snow Weasel
Half Acre Alpenglo
Half Acre Ouija Pilz
Half Acre Double Daisy Cutter
Half Acre Sticky Fat
Jolly Pumpkin La Parcela
Firestone Walker Pale 31
Firestone Walker DBA
New Belgium/Lost Abbey Lips of Faith Brett
Lagunitas IPA
Lagunitas Lil Sumpin’ Wild
Great Lakes Nosferatu
Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold
Founders Breakfast Stout
Revolution Working Woman
Revolution Coup D’Etat
Revolution Double Fist
Revolution Cross of Gold
Revolution Anti-Hero IPA
Revolution Bottom Up Wit
Baderbrau
Sixpoint Spice of Life Riwaka
Stone Smoked Porter w/ Vanilla Bean
Stone IPA
Kwak
Brewery Ommegang Hennepin,
Brewery Ommegang Oak Aged Biere d’Hougoumont
Brooklyn Fiat Lux
Brooklyn Blast
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace
Uinta Detour
Uinta Tilted Smile
Virtue RedStreak Cider
Pipeworks Blood of the Unicorn
Pipeworks Ubiquitous Pale Ale
Oskar Blues Mama’s Lil Pils
Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale
Oskar Blues Ten Fidy

 

 

Mash Tun: A Craft Beer Festival

Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar invites you to join us on  May 19, 2012 from 1pm to 5pm for the MASH TUN CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL taking place at: the Bridgeport Art Center located at 1200 W. 35th Street.

YOU MAY NOT PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE. PLEASE PURCHASE  YOUR TICKET AT MARIA’S.

Mash Tun is a new craft beer festival featuring some of the world’s best breweries. Flagship and rare beers will be poured alongside one-of-a-kind concoctions at the stunning Bridgeport Art Center at 35th and Racine. The festival will be held in the turn of the century loading dock next to the center’s sculpture garden.

We will be pouring over 30 brews by participating breweries including our friends at: Half Acre, Three Floyds, Lagunitas, Firestone Walker, Revolution Brewing, Dogfish Head, Stone, Founders, La Trappe, Pipeworks, 5 Rabbit, Virtue Cider,, Uinta, St. Feuillien, Great Lakes and others.

Beers to be poured:
Three Floyds Zombie Dust, Half Acre Meatwave, Firestone Walker Parabola, Firestone Walker Double Barrel Ale, Dogfish Head World Wide Stout, Dogfish Head  Noble Rot, Founders Old Curmudgeon, Lagunitas Gnarlywine 2011, Uinta Labyrinth, La Trappe Quadrupal, St Feuillen Speciale, Firestone Walker Wookey Jack, Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster Imperial IPA, Three Floyds Helles Black  Intelligencer, Three Floyds Cimmerian Sabertooth Berzerker, Pipeworks ?,  Half Acre Daisy Cutter, Great Lake Dortmunder Gold, 5 Rabbit 5 Vulture, Virtue Cider Redstreak, Lagunitas IPA, Revolution Bottom Up Witt, Founders Centennial Pale Ale, Uinta Wylde, Dogfish Head Indian Brown, Firestone Walker Pale 31, Stone Russian Imperial Stout, Three Floyds Alpha King + More..

The festival is a celebration of the release of Mash Tun: A Craft Beer Journal, a new publication put out by your buddies at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and The Public Media Institute, a non profit arts and culture organization.  Mash Tun is our paean to  beer. It follows the pleasures and aesthetics of craft beer and how it intersects with food, culture, and society.  You’re gonna love it.

Festival tickets are $40 each which includes unlimited pours of flagship beers, tickets for rare beers, a tasting glass, a copy of the Mash Tun Journal as well as some snacks.  Food trucks will also be attending and vending. Tickets are available online through the Public Media Institute paypal website below or in person at  Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar. After you buy your tickets your name will be put on the Will Call RSVP list. When you arrive at the event please show your ID, and you must be 21 + . If you purchased multiple tickets under one name please have your guests attend with you.

The festival is a fundraiser for  The Public Media Institute, a non profit arts and culture organization that puts on the Version Festival, Proximity magazine, Lumpen magazine, Materiél magazine, The MDW Fair,  and dozens of art events and exhibitions a year.

The Bridgeport Art Center has parking for over 400 vehicles, is close to the White Sox 35th St Red Line, the Ashland Orange Line and the Metra. The Chicago Brew Bus will offer  free rides to and from the White Sox 35th street Red Line L Station from 12:30 pm to 5:30pm. So take the El!  If you are concerned about road closings due to the NATO Summit, please take Ashland to 35th Street. The Bridgeport Art Center is about 4 blocks east of Ashland and 35th St.

There is limited capacity. You may purchase tickets at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar  ( at 960 W 31st Street) the day of the festival. We will post on the site when we have sold out. You may call 773-837-0145 to call about ticket availability the day of the festival.

 

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