KBS Launch Party
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - 3:30PM
Timothy O’Toole’s Pub Chicago622 N. FAIRBANKS CT.
CHICAGO, IL, USA 60611
Founders Brewing KBS Stout Tapping Party
CEO/Founder Mike Stevens to Lead a Craft Beer Afternoon Tasting
Tuesday, April 1
3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
$40 in advance; $50 at door
Join us for a KBS Stout tapping party on Tuesday, April 1. KBS Stout was recently voted "Best Beer in the World" by RateBeer.com. The lineup includes 16 beers from Founders on draft, including Sweet Repute, Backwoods Bastard and Old Curmudgeon. In addition to Founders Brewing Co., draft selections from 18 other breweries will be available for sampling. The complete menu and full list of participating breweries are outlined below. Co-Founder and CEO of Founders Brewing Co., Mike Stevens, will be on hand to meet guests, discuss the brewery and hold a Q & A session. The pouring will begin at 3:30 p.m. and KBS Stout will be tapped at 5 p.m.
Craft beer aficionados and novices alike may purchase tickets to the tasting and tapping party for $40 in advance ($50 at the door) which includes 9, five-ounce beer samples of any draft beer, one KBS sample and a commemorative snifter glass. A Founders-inspired food menu will be available for purchase, featuring poutine, scotch egg, porter braised pulled pork tacos, wild boar sloppy joe, steamed mussels and more. To purchase tickets, go to www.timothyotooles.com
Limited Release, KBS Stout is an imperial stout brewed with a massive amount of coffee and chocolates, then cave-aged in oak bourbon barrels for an entire year to make sure wonderful bourbon undertones come through in the finish. Makes your taste buds squeal with delight. ABV: 11.2%; IBUs: 70; Availability: April.
Founders Tapping Party Menu
Menu by: Chef Alex Gomez
crispy fries with a stout gravy and Wisconsin cheese curds
Scotch Egg $7
over baby greens and dijon vinaigrette drizzle
Porter Braised Pulled Pork Tacos $11
with jalapeno IPA slaw and pico de gallo
Beer Mac & Cheese with bacon $13
Wild Boar Sloppy Joe $11
Warm Pretzels $7
stout honey mustard, beer cheese fondue and spicy beer mustard
Steamed Mussels $11
with beer, garlic and bacon
Stout Chocolate Pudding $6
with whipped cream and java sprinkle, served in a mason jar
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