October 29, 2014
Sorry for the lack of postings on this site, but YES we're having a HALLOWEEN PARTY this Friday, our 5th annual! Costume contest, lots of ghoulishly good drink specials and live music by The Messengers. 21+ of age required, and NO cover charge! Full details to follow.
October 21, 2014
Join us at the 11th Annual Great Barrington TasteFest on Thursday, October 23rd at the Marriott Northwest in Hoffman Estates. 5-8 PM. Details can be found at the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce site.
October 16, 2014
It's National Bosses Day - treat your boss to a lunch or dinner at the Pub, or perhaps a Pub gift card would be a nice option for a future visit! You can get a gift card for any amount, and they never expire. Sold at the Pub, ask your server or bartender for details.
October 7, 2014
Looking ahead to Halloween events, we have a couple big ones this year at the Pub. On Saturday October 25th is the first ever Barrington Giving Day Halloween Bash, with all proceeds to benefit families in need in school district 220. Information available at their website. Also, on Friday October 31st the Pub is having our FIFTH Annual Halloween Party, featuring a fantastic band with The Messengers, cash prizes for costume contests and other ghoulish specials & treats! More information on that will be posted soon.
October 1, 2014
It went so well last month that we've extended our September Beer of the Month through October, and it's the popular Sam Adams Octoberfest staying on at just $4 drafts all month long! Additionally, we'd like to welcome several new seasonals to our taps, get 'em while they're available:
Spaten Oktoberfest - the world's FIRST Oktoberfest beer
Southern Tier Pumking Imperial Ale - a very popular brew
Bell's Octoberfest - the latest, greatest seasonal from Bells
Southern Tier Warlock Imperial Stout - the counterpart to Pumking
In BOTTLES we're also offering Great Lakes Oktoberfest and the brand new Guinness Blonde Lager.
September 28, 2014
It's officially Celtic Thunder's Neil Byrne & Ryan Kelly week at the Pub! Sold out shows in the Pub's 2nd level for Wednesday October 1 and Thursday October 2... if you have tickets already, have a GREAT time! If not, there may still be some tickets left for Tuesday September 30th - but don't call the Pub, visit their official website for details on the event and ticket availability.
September 26, 2014
We'd like to welcome a few classes from Barrington High School to our establishment for their Homecoming class reunions - specifically the Class of '89 and Class of '99. THANK YOU for your patronage, and we already know you'll have a fantastic time this weekend!
September 23, 2014
New Beer on tap - Stone Ruination IPA. "So called because of its truly "ruinous" effect on your palate, this massive hop monster will change forever your preconceptions of what defines good beer." Try one along with our 20+ other beers on tap beteeen the Pub and Annex sides... visit our Menu page or Beermenus.com for the full listings.
September 18, 2014
One week from today we're proudly participating in the Guinness "Raise Your Glass" to a hero... and we're celebrating war hero Paul Zogg and the USMC. Be at the Pub on Thursday September 25th from 8 PM - 9:30 PM for $5 Guinness, live music and a FREE engraved glass. And, most importantly, toast our heroes!
September 15, 2014
We're almost halfway to St. Patrick's Day... celebrate it with us this coming weekend as we have two Irish musicians for you (Terry Spizzirri on Friday, Seamus O'Kane on Saturday), along with additional Irish food & drink specials. And as usual, no cover charge for these events.
Additionally, our first "Oktoberfest" beer of the year on tap is Sam Adams Octoberfest... and by weeks end we'll have a few more similar seasonal selections on tap, including the amazing Spaten Oktoberfest, which is the FIRST EVER Oktoberfest brew! Stay tuned for more details.
September 11, 2014
Remembering 13 years ago today...
September 2, 2014
Our new beer of the month for Septenber is Sam Adams Octoberfest. Their version of this classic style "blends hearty malts for a deep, smooth flavor with notes of caramel, creating a brew that’s perfect for the season, or whatever you’re celebrating." $4 drafts all month long. Note that until it runs out, we are featuring Sam Adams Summer Ale (also $4 drafts). Octoberfest will replace it soon!
August 29, 2014
Hooray! Football season is upon us! To celeberate as a proud supporter of the Nebraska Cornhuskers, we will be offering $2.50 Coors Light 12oz bottles and 16oz Tall Boy cans for every Nebraska gameday (and every Saturday college football gameday). Additionally, next week we'll be adding in a special "taligate menu" for football weekends, good throughout the entire college and pro football seasons.
Of course we are big Chicago Bears fans here too, and we'll be offering some "BIG" specials every Bears game and every football Sunday too. Stay tuned for those details, posted next week. Please also note that we will be offering the NFL Season Ticket and can show any game every weekend.
August 25, 2014
Just a quick heads up - we will be open normal hours & full service on Labor Day (Monday September 1st). However, The Annex extension side will be closed on Sunday & Monday.
August 21, 2014
Join us tonight from 6:00-8:30 PM for the Barrington Cruise Night - Corvettes are being featured. We'll be serving up some tasty snacks and (non alcoholic) beverages. Of course the Pub will be open for full bar & restaurant services!
August 15, 2014
The first match of the 2014-2015 Premier League season for Manchester United kicks off Saturday, August 16th vs. Swansea, 6:45 AM start time. We won't be opening early for this match, but for virtually all ManU matches we'll be open and running soccer specials for that day. Check back with us for schedules and times.
August 13, 2014
Back on tap is Allagash White, a Belgian style wheat beer brewed with a generous portion of wheat and spiced with coriander and Curacao orange peel. 5.0% ABV, absolutely delicious and drafts are only $5 every day. Try one next time you visit!
August 9, 2014
On Saturday, August 16th, the merchants in downtown Barrington will host a Summer Wine Walk from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM. This event is planned to enjoy a summer day in Barrington with an afternoon of shopping, sipping and strolling. Merchants will showcase their end-of-summer sales and new merchandise for the fall season. Free wine tastings and other tasty treats will be offered along the way. In addition, customers who make a purchase in any of the participating stores will be eligible to win one of three baskets full of gift cards to Barrington stores and restaurants. We are proud sponsors & participants as we have been for all these events, and The Annex will open early for a special wine tasting - keep in mind that all our wines (and beers/liquors) are available for take-home purchase.
For additional informaton please visit EnjoyBarrington.com.
August 2, 2014
A day late but worth it... announcing our AUGUST Beer of the Month: New Holland White Hatter - it's a Belgian Style White Pale Ale, 5.5% ABV / 52 IBU, and $4 drafts all month long! As the brewery advertisement states, "Flavorfully blends the soft malt, fruity esters and delicate spicing of a Belgian White with hoppy citrus notes of an IPA. Pleasant hints of orange are framed with chamomile, coriander and grains of paradise."
July 29, 2014
A brief update on the last (July 27) posting for Celtic Thunder. Neil & Ryan have added one more date - Wednesday October 1st - to the Pub shows!
July 27, 2014
Here's some exciting Celtic Thunder news to report: we are thrilled to have Neil Byrne & Ryan Kelly returning to the Pub on Thursday October 2nd for their latest Acoustic By Candlelight Tour! Doors open at 6 pm for the VIP meet & greet, general admission doors open at 7 PM, show starts at 8 PM. Tickets and further information available soon at Ticketleap - be sure to check back frequently as this show will sell out extremely fast!
July 24, 2014
Sidewalk Sale Days are happening in downtown Barrington from Thursday July 24th - Saturday July 26th. Lots of great shopping and deals available... and remember we're right in the center of it all!
July 17, 2014
Join us on Sunday, July 20th for "Sam's Jam", a benefit to assist Sam Donnelly's upcoming heart surgery. This event is open to the public, and includes some fantastic entertainment by the local band Single Degree of Freedom. More information at www.giveforward.com (search: Sam Donnelly).
July 10, 2014
Over the past month we've added a few new beers to our draft and bottle offering - New Holland Dragon's Milk, Deschutes Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Angry Orchard Cider and Breckenridge Vanilla Porter just to name a few. Check out our full offerings on our Menus page and also Beermenus.com.
At the upcoming Barrington Brewfest, the Pub will be serving up some old favorites - Guinness, Newcastle Brown Ale and Smithwick's - along with the newer Redd's Apple Ale... perfect for summer!
July 7, 2014
Just a reminder to all our beer fans out there - the 11th Annual Barrington Brewfest is this coming Saturday July 12th, and the Pub is the Grand Brewmaster Sponsor for the fifth consecutive year! Advance tickets WITH t-shirts are on sale at the Pub through July 10th - we're the ONLY place where you can get souvenier t-shirts in advance! Throuugh July 10th the tickets are $40, cash or check only at the Pub but but you have options to buy online too. Full details on tickets, brewers and all the fantastic festivities are at www.barringtonbrewfest.com. Don't forget to also "like" their Facebook page!
Also, the Pub is proud to be first time sponsors for Uncork Barrington on Friday July 11th. Think of the Brewfest, but with wine and complimentary hors d'oeuvres, some of which will be served by us. More information on this event can be found at www.uncorkbarrington.com.
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