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Beerhead Bar & Eatery hosts inaugural Big Bad Beer Night

Chicagoland craft beer bars presents rare beer lineup and private tastings

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The craft beer bar franchise Beerhead Bar & Eatery is hosting inaugural Big Bad Beer Eve and Big Bad Beer Night events. All Chicago suburb locations will be tapping highly-coveted barrel and rare beers from premier American craft beer breweries.

The craft beer bar franchise Beerhead Bar & Eatery is hosting inaugural Big Bad  Beer Eve and Big Bad Beer Night events. All Chicago suburb locations will be tapping highly-coveted barrel and rare beers from premier American craft beer breweries.

These special events kick off with Big Bad Beer Eve, a private food and Big Bad Beer tasting that will feature a flight of three select barrel-aged beers, handpicked by the location in-house Beer Pro, and three small-plates: Avocado Caprese Bruschetta, Bourbon Street Meatballs, and Hardwood Smoked BLT. A Sugar & Cinnamon Ice Cream Shooter dessert will be served to finish.

Tickets will be sold in advance at $29 per person.

The main event – Big Bad Beer Night – will feature barrel and rare beers on tap. Each location will be hosting a variety of barrel-aged beers curated by local in-house Beer Pros and focused on local-area breweries. Individual locations will post specific Big Bad Beer lineups for its bar, including:Goose Island Proprietor Bourbon County Stout 2017, Revolution VSOD, Hoppin’ Frog Barrel Aged T.O.R.I.S., and many more. No tickets are required for the tapping events and the beers will be served all day until they are gone.

Big Bad Beer Eve is 8 p.m. Feb. 14 and Big Bad Beer Night is Feb. 15

Locally, the events will be located at The Beer Market Bolingbrook: 641 East Boughton Road, Suite 110.

Featured beer includes:

• Abita Bourbon Street Maple Pecan

• Night Tripper Imperial Stout

• Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA

• The Bruery Or Xata

• New Holland Dragon’s Milk Salted Caramel

• Firestone Velvet Merkin

Founded in 2012 under the original name of The Beer Market, Beerhead is an emerging American craft beer bar that marries the appeal of offering nearly 500 brands of locally and regionally brewed beer, wine, and other locally sourced beverages and food offerings in a contemporary, yet timeless atmosphere complete with live music and communal tables.

Beerhead began franchising in 2015 in an effort to expand its favorite local beer pub vibe to other communities, breweries and distilleries. For more information, visit beerheadbar.com.