Louisiana Crawfish Boil & Revolution Brewery Flight Night
Friday May 23rd
Live Delta Jazz from The David Young Combo from 6:30-8:00
No cover
2# Louisiana Crawfish Boil
“Flown in direct from Breaux Bridge LA –  2 Pound Louisiana Crawfish Boil with Andouille Sausage, potato & slaw
$19.95!”
T.V. Party
Rye India Pale Ale | 7.6% ABV | 80 IBU
The latest in the Repo Man soundtrack series, this rye IPA is clean and refreshing. Brewed with 2-row malt and flaked rye for toasty, nutty undertones up front, with a huge hop flavor and aroma from the Amarillo, and Fuggle hops finish out this brew.
Galaxy Hero
India Pale Ale | 6.6% ABV | 80 IBU
Brewed for the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, this IPA shoots a raygun blast of Galaxy and Zythos hops into your mouth and leaves a crisp, dry finish.
Bean Gene
Barrel-Aged Porter with Coffee | 9% ABV | 28 IBU
Bean Gene is the first variation we did with our Mean Gene barrel-aged Eugene Porter. After months socked away in bourbon barrels, we steeped it with Dark Matter coffee beans prior to bottling. Smooth and well-balanced, with hints of vanilla and an in-your-face coffee flavor, enjoy it at breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Straight Jacket
Barrel-Aged Barley Wine | 13% ABV | 55 IBU
A strong ale to warm your insides in the dead of winter. Pours a dark mahogany color with a mild amount of carbonation and a somewhat lighter body than would be expected of this style beer. Deep aromas and flavors of dark stone fruits, bourbon, molasses, toasted coconut and vanilla come in waves to remind you of the time spent in the barrel.
Duvel USA and Boulevard Brewing will also be in attendance. Let’s drink some beer and eat some craw daddies togetha. CHEERS!

Founder’s Brewing Co. is coming to the Moon this Tuesday!

In honor of Chicago Craft Beer Week, we’ll be tapping the rare and delicious Founder’s KBS, along with their All Day IPA, Rübæus, and Barrel Aged Red’s Rye. Try all four in a flight, or enjoy a pint of your favorite!

All Day IPA (4.7% ABV)

All day keeps your taste satisfied while keeping your senses sharp. Naturally brewed with a complex array of malts, grains and hops. Balanced for optimal aromatics and a clean finish. The perfect reward for an honest day’s work and the ultimate companion to celebrate life’s simple pleasures.

Rübæus (5.7% ABV)

Not another boring summer wheat beer or lemonade shandy—Rübæus is Founders’ way to celebrate the season’s warmest months. Optimizing the flavor of fresh raspberries added at multiple stages during fermentation, this stunning berry red masterpiece is the perfect balance of sweet and tart.

[Barrel Aged] Red’s Rye (6.6% ABV)

Red’s Rye has serious hop bitterness, along with an unyielding grapefruit bouquet from the Amarillo dry hop, balances the malty richness of four varieties of imported Belgian caramel malts. Pours a spectacular crimson with a creamy tan head. A generous addition of rye malt accentuates a spicy, crisp finish. Then barrel it and put it in a cave for a few months and you get something very special.

KBS (11.2 % ABV)

KBS 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.

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In addition to the flights, we’ll have a limited number of last year’s KBS in the bottle for those who’d like to taste the difference from year to year.

Come on by and enjoy some amazing and rare Founder’s brew with the Prairie Moon & Founder’s crews!

Cheers!

 

Our sister restaurant/brewpub Moxee & Madmouse Brewery is finally open at 724 W Maxwell St in Chicago!  We’d like to extend a huge thank you to everyone for their patience and support this past year. It means the world to us. We love each and every one of you, and hope to see your friendly faces at Moxee very soon!

Check out Moxee’s menus via the links below:

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Madmouse’s very own Schnickelfritz (Kolsch) and Ratmandu (Pale Ale) are on tap now! Cheers :-)

Boulevard Brewing Co. Tap Takeover Thursday, 5/8

If you thoroughly enjoy drinking delicious beer, there’s no reason you shouldn’t be at Prairie Moon this Thursday. Just sayin’.

Boulevard Brewing Company, one of our favorite brewers based in Kansas City, Mo., will join us from 5 to 9 p.m. for a mini tap takeover.  These guys consistently put out a fantastic product, and we’re thrilled to have them in the house again for another event. We’d love for all of you to be there to show them some good ol’ Evanston hospitality.

Four Boulevard brews will be on tap. Try ’em all in a flight, or devour a pint of your favorite. Here’s the draught lineup:

Tank 7 // Saison / Farmhouse Ale // 8.5% ABV // 38 IBU

Most breweries have at least one piece of equipment that’s just a bit persnickity. Here at Boulevard we have fermenter number seven, the black sheep of our cellar family. Ironically, when our brewers were experimenting with variations on a traditional Belgian-style farmhouse ale, the perfect combination of elements came together in that very vessel. You could call it fate, but they called it Tank 7, and so it is. Beginning with a big surge of fruity aromatics and grapefruit-hoppy notes, the flavor of this complex, straw-colored ale tapers off to a peppery, dry finish.

Grainstorm // Black Rye IPA // 7.7% ABV // 65 IBU

Just when you thought it was safe to come out of the root cellar, along comes Grainstorm, a big, wet wallop to the senses. In the glass, dark and turbulent clouds gather. A high-pressure system of pungent hops collides with a stationary front of barley, wheat, and rye. The forecast: a veritable monsoon of flavor, with surges of roasty malt, microbursts of hops, and a chance of golfball-sized hail. The extended outlook calls for unseasonably pleasant enjoyment.

Imperial Stout // 11.8% ABV // 63 IBU

Like India Pale Ale, the classic Imperial Stouts were originally brewed with high levels of alcohol and hops to withstand the rigors of a long sea journey, not to India but to Imperial Russia and the Baltic States. Our version is an over-the-top riff on the style, with a huge grain bill featuring several kinds of malted barley, wheat, rye, oats, and spelt. Robust grain and coffee flavors are counterbalanced by date and plum notes from the Belgian yeast. To add extra complexity and depth, this Imperial Stout is made up of a blend of freshly brewed beer and several barrel-aged beers, carefully balanced. Za Vas!

Rye on Rye // Specialty grain beer // 12% ABV // 47 IBU

This assertively flavorful grain is more often associated with whiskey than with ales. Even in that arena, it has largely been eclipsed by corn and barley, the sources of bourbon and scotch. But when we procured some seasoned barrels from our friends at Templeton Rye, we asked ourselves, “Why not?” Why not brew a rich, tawny rye ale, then mellow it in the warmth of charred oak rye whiskey casks? Two kinds of malted rye provide spicy sweetness, giving way to notes of caramelized wood and the citrusy tang of Citra and Ahtanum hops before easing into a dry, lingering finish.

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See you Thursday!

 

 

This Sunday, help us show just how much we appreciate the mothers in our lives by joining us for our 13th Annual Mother’s Day Brunch!

$22.95 per person (1/2 price for kiddos 9 and under) with a complimentary glass of champagne for those who are of age. Non-alcoholic beverages also included.

There will be two buffets–one savory, one sweet. Check out the menus below:

Mothers Day Savory Mothers Day Sweet

Call us today and make your reservation! 847.864.8328.