Although Saturday’s rainy weather felt far from festive, the heated tent was packed with yuletide splendor at Fischmas, Fischman Liquors & Tavern’s first-annual holiday beer bash. The friendly Northside slashie tapped a dozen seasonal brews—including Three Floyds Alpha Klaus, Goose Island Baudoinia, and Avery Brewing Old Jubilation—and regaled ugly Christmas sweater-clad imbibers with live tunes and glass-blowing demos.


Photography: Peter Ranvestel