March Brew News from Buffalo Creek Brewing

  • McNulty Irish Dancers ready to entertain at Buffalo Creek Brewing's Green Eggs & Hash St. Patty's Party! Grimaldi Public Relations

    McNulty Irish Dancers ready to entertain at Buffalo Creek Brewing's Green Eggs & Hash St. Patty's Party! Grimaldi Public Relations

Updated 3/2/2020 11:07 AM

Buffalo Creek Brewing in historic downtown Long Grove is hosting a variety of special events open to the public this March. The Lake County brewery known for its Bavarian-style beer, taproom and biergarten is "not only a place that's centered around the art of brewing, it's a shared space that connects people and friends" -- Owner/Brewmaster Mike Marr.

Here's a look at some of the key happenings this March at Buffalo Creek Brewing:


Green Eggs & Hash St. Patty's Party: Mar 14

Buffalo Creek Brewing pays tribute to the Emerald Isle on Saturday, March 14th with its annual Green Eggs & Hash St. Patty's Party. All eyes will be smiling -- Irish and otherwise -- when brewery doors open at 10 am with complimentary green eggs and hash and discounted pints of Burning Red Irish Ale (available throughout the day). From 6 to 6:30 pm, The McNulty Irish Dancers will captivate the brewery as they have audiences around the world with the beautiful, powerful dances of Ireland. Then, to top it all off starting at 8 pm, live music by Old Town Underdogs will keep the party jigging till the wee hours!

New Beer Releases: Mar 14

Each month Mike releases original beers in his taproom, from quirky small batches to fan favorites with a spin. March features a new small batch offering in honor of St. Patrick's Day. At precisely 12 noon during the Green Eggs & Hash St. Patty's Party, Buffalo Creek Brewing will roll out "S¢ott 72" -- a Dry Irish Stout made with roasted and flaked barley and carbonated with Nitrogen for a creamy St. Pat's treat! Right behind S¢ott 72 is Obligatory IPA, a new creation made from locally sourced ingredients including barley from Wisconsin, yeast from Chicago and hops from Southern Michigan. While Buffalo Creek specializes in German and Belgian style beers, they felt obliged to create their first non-hazy IPA for the local hopheads looking for that something special.

Spring into St. Pat's: Mar 17

Buffalo Creek Brewing honors the St. Patrick's Day holiday and the arrival of spring by waving farewell to the taproom's winter hours and reopening to 7 days a week (for the season). Beginning at 12 noon, Buffalo Creek Brewing welcomes in St. Pat's revelers looking to hoist another pint. Featured beers o' the day include S¢ott 72, Burning Red and the Belgium Strong Ale aged in brandy barrels, BBA 42K. The new taproom hours are as follows: Mon-Thu 4-10pm, Fri 12-11pm, Sat 11-11pm and Sun 12-6pm.

Trivia Night: Mar 4, 11, 18, 25

Every Wednesday the taproom turns into Trivia Night from 7 pm to 9 pm. While sipping on fresh Buffalo Creek beer, guests can participate in two rounds of trivia and the winning team for the evening earns a prize. Menus from neighboring restaurants are available for dinner orders to round out a full night of fun and games.

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Friday Night Pop-Ups: Mar 6, 13, 20, 27

Buffalo Creek Brewing offers beer lovers fresh eats to complement Mike's fresh craft beer on Fridays with its food truck pop-up series. March 6 -- Wee Acres Farm Restaurant serving up fusion ramen with pulled pork or chicken. March 13 -- Uncle Joey's Grill serving up Italian meats like Italian Nachos, Italian Sausage Rolls, and Tuscan Smoked Ribs. March 20 -- Mac & More serving up gourmet mac n' cheese, soups and salads. March 27 -- Mamma Mia Pizza serving up made to order Wood Fired Pizzas.

Filler-Up Fridays: Mar 6, 13, 20, 27

Mike and staff welcome in the weekends for beer fans with 50% off growlers and refills every Friday afternoon from 12 pm to 5 pm.

Yoga & Beer: Mar 15

BCB is continuing Yoga & Beer on March 15th from 11 am to 12 pm. Guests are invited to start their Sunday morning off with a free, all levels yoga flow, then stick around after to enjoy half price pints of Marrvelous on tap. Customers must bring mat, towel, water bottle and an optional friend. This event out in February, space is limited, sign up at

Pint of Music: Mar 7, 14, 21, 28

Buffalo Creek Brewing's taproom transforms into one of the suburb's hottest live music venues on Saturday nights from 7 pm to 10 pm when some of the area's best local talent swings through for a beer concert. Mike never asks for a cover charge and beer fans are encouraged to order in their own food while they enjoy the tunes and suds. Mar 7 -- The L&M Experience. March 14 -- Old Town Underdogs. March 21 -- Green Noise. March 28 -- Social Que.


Stein of Music: Mar 27

As a special treat, Buffalo Creek Brewing's taproom will become a German Bierhall featuring the sound of Alpine Thunder. Alpine Thunder features a driving alpine sound with vocals in both German and English, yodeling, alpine accordion and other alpine folk instruments including alphorns and tuned cow bells. It's traditional German instrumentation, sound and vocals in the heart of Long Grove!

WHERE: Buffalo Creek Brewing, 360 Historical Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047

CONTACT: / phone (847) 821-6140 / email:

About Buffalo Creek Brewing:

Buffalo Creek Brewing is Lake County's only destination brewery located in the heart of downtown Long Grove (about 30 miles NW of Chicago). What makes the brewery a destination? It's not in a warehouse or an old rundown building, but instead settled in a transformed art studio in the middle of a historic village. The state-of-the-art brewing facility features a Bavarian-themed taproom, biergarten, rustic room, patio, brew masters lounge and scenic lawns. With a facility that has capacity for more than 350 people, Buffalo Creek Brewing is serious about serving fresh craft a lot of people!

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