The 6th Annual Festiv-Ale : A Celebration Of Beer @ Carmichael’s Steakhouse

September 14, 2012 @ 11:00 pm – September 15, 2012 @ 4:00 am
Carmichael's Steakhouse - Warehouse
1052 W Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60607
General Admission 65$ VIP $100

6th Annual Festiv-Ale: A showcase of craft beers for beer lovers by beer lovers!




6th Annual Festiv-Ale: A Celebration of Beer
A showcase of craft beers for beer lovers by beer lovers!

Carmichael’s Steakhouse – Warehouse
1052 W. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60607

Date & Time:
September 14, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm VIP Reception
7:00pm – 11:00pm General Admission


 Festiv-Ale brings together beer enthusiasts to sample handcrafted beers from the Midwest’s finest brewers. The event also features a silent auction, bucket raffle and our infamous Tower of Beer raffle and music!

Tickets are $65 for regular entry and $100 for the VIP reception



Each VIP will receive a commemorative VIP gift bag including beer and super awesome Stone Brewing hand-blown glassware by Nick Paul…boom!

Included in the ticket price are unlimited craft beer tastings, free signature dish samplings from local restaurants and entertainment. VIP ticket includes an extra hour of tastings, a special Ale just for the VIP hour, and a goodie bag including additional beers.


the sold out 5th annual Festivale from last year at Carmichael’s


Evening Highlights
Silent Auction
Heavy Appetizers
Unlimited Beer Tastings
Towers of Beer Raffles


Taplist Preview

(VIP Only) Valdez’s Secret Stache. Finch’s chocolate vanilla creme Secret Stache Stout aged for six months on Crop-to-Cup French Roast coffee beans in Koval millet whiskey barrels. There is such a limited quantity of it that it will only be available at a select few events in its lifetime. It will never be sold on shelves or on tap at any bars.

Flossmoor Station
Red Rye – 6.5%  American Red Rye Ale with loads of hops and malt!
MCAison 8.0% , a Strawberry and Rhubarb saison brewed as a collaboration with City Provisions
Smoked Porter 5.4%,a porter brewed with malt smoked over cherry wood

Chai Life  -collaboration w Cleetus from City Provisions  being released at Festiv-Ale
Loud Mouth Soup -collaboration w Cleetus.  Blood Orange Wit with Fennel, Coriander, and Telicherry Peppercorns
Mr. Hyde–  collaboration w/ SmallBar Sumatra Cream Stout feat Infusco Coffee Roasters

Participating Restaurants
City Provisions
The Meatloaf Bakery
Wildfire Steaks, Chops, & Seafood
Carmichael’s Chicago Steak House

Participating Breweries
Crispin Cider
5 Rabbit Cerveceria
Finch’s Beer Co.
Flossmoor Station
Goose Island
Revolution Brewing
Wild Onion Brewing Co
Stone Brewing Co
Rock Bottom
Greenbush Brewing
Virtue Cider
Solemn Oath Brewery
Two Brothers




Here are some scenes from last year’s Festiv-ale


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