California’s Stone Brewing Company kicks off its arrival in Chicago this week with nine days of events. Beginning Thursday, bars across the city devote tap space to Stone beers, which include the company’s seven year-round releases as well as specialties like Old Guardian Barley Wine and the Vertical Epic series. An exhaustive (and exhausting) list of the goings-on is here. From the more than 30 events, we’ve picked out some good bets.