Brooklyn Mash 2016 Chicago Preview (Aug. 11-14)

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As we announced in full recently, Brooklyn Brewery’s Mash tour is hitting the road again in 2016, with stops in nine world cities, including London, Stockholm, Chicago, Philadelphia, Paris, Washington D.C., Boston, Austin and New Orleans.

Next in the series is Chicago, August 11-14. As in every other iteration of The Mash on this tour, the festivities will be broken up into multiple events structured around a full weekend, celebrating themes of exploration and discovery.

Feast – Aug. 11

Each Mash begins with the Feast event, and Chicago’s will be held at TWO (1132 W. Grand Ave.) and feature five courses, rare and exciting beers (including Brooklyn’s Sorachi Ace, Galahad Ghost Bottle, Bel Air Sour, The Discreet Charm of the Framboisie, K is for Kriek and Black Ops) and an amazing culinary collaboration by Brooklyn Brewery Chef Andrew Gerson, Chef Danny Espinoza (a Chicago native) and TWO Executive Chef Kevin Cuddihee. For information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Free Show from Mikal Cronin – Aug. 12

Brooklyn Brewery will present a free show from Paste favorite Mikal Cronin on Friday, Aug. 12, with opening performances by Chicago’s own Varisty and The Father Costume, at Thalia Hall. Expect a thrilling show and a full bar stocked with Brooklyn Beer for everyone in attendance. To RSVP, click here.

Beer Mansion – Aug. 13

Beer Mansion is the weirdest, wildest, most unexpected beer festival yet, all for the price of a couple rounds. Ditch the long lines and fluorescent lights for an immersive room-by-room journey through the world of beer, complete with food, live music, games, prizes, and a handful of surprises. Your $20 ticket will get you access to beers from five different breweries; food from Kimski and Cholula Hot Sauce; music by Clearance, Pool Holograph and Yawn; and much more. For more information and to purchase your ticket, click here.

Neighborhood Immersion: Pilsen – Aug. 14

Chicago’s edition of the Brooklyn Mash’s Neighborhood Immersion feature will send participants on a self-guided tour through Pilsen, beginning at a pop-up bar called the Timberland Trailhead. A ticket gets each participant a booklet of coupons, specials and discounts, which will include a meal at a selection of restaurants and beers at several quality beer bars. Locations will include potential lunch stops, coffee breaks, beer, record stores, clothing shops and more—the full Pilsen experience. Tickets are available here.

More information on the 2016 Brooklyn Brewery Mash events in each city can be found at the event’s main website.

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