Ok Bacon Nation,

Things just keep getting better and better.  In addition to all the other great cocktails and beer already announced, our good friends at Pabst Blue Ribbon have decided to join us again as a Beer Sponsor for Baconfest Chicago 2011, April 9th at the UIC FORUM.

That’s right, PABST!  And BACON.  We LOVE Pabst.  We LOVE Bacon.  So many things we love all in one place.

Thank you to the whole Pabst Chicago-land family for your support of Baconfest Chicago and our charity beneficiary The Greater Chicago Food Depository.

Pabst Blue Ribbon
American Style Premium Lager
Pabst Blue Ribbon is a premium lager brew crafted with a hefty infusion of 6-row barley in its ingredient package, a carefully balanced carbohydrate profile from corn syrup, and a unique combination of Pacific domestic hops blended with an imported Yugoslavian variety.  Fermented with a pure culture of yeast and aged at high gravity, PBR is cellared and finished to the smooth, robust likeness of a fine Pilsner.

Pabst Blue Ribbon Light
American Style Light Lager
Pabst Blue Ribbon Light is brewed with the traditional grains and malts of a fine lager, and is tailored to the brewing specifications of a low calorie beer.  Hopped with the same intensity as PBR, the light version is a satisfyingly superior way to bend an arm.

About Baconfest Chicago:

On April 9, 2011, 2000 ticketed guests will come together at the UIC Forum to celebrate bacon at the second annual Baconfest Chicago.  Over 50 celebrated chef-sponsors will provide tasting portions of creative bacon-inspired dishes.  An assortment of liquor sponsors will provide bacon-themed beverages to compliment these dishes.  Over twenty bacontrepreneurs will sample and sell bacon merchandise in the Baconfest Vendor Expo.  The event will feature the presentation of the Golden Rasher awards, the “Oscars” of bacon.  The Greater Chicago Food Depository will run a non-perishable food-drive at the event and will receive a portion of the ticket proceeds.  More information about the event and the organization can be found at www.baconfestchicago.com.