Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 15–18

Chicago Craft Beer Events, December 15–18
From 2009: A Heineken beer bottle tree in Shanghai.

First off, here are some more "12 Beers of Christmas" promotions I may have missed the last few times around, and which are going on already:

12 Jingles of Bell's: Urban Burger Bar
Burger Bar Chicago, 1578 N. Clybourn Ave. Chicago (312) 255-0055
Join Bell's and Urban Burger Bar as we celebrate 12 days of holidays with 12 different Bell's beers. A NEW Bell's beer will be featured each day at 4:00 PM, from Thursday, December 11 - Monday, December 22 (there will be limited supplies). Try to complete the card and then, on Monday, December 22, enter the raffle for some Bell's and Burger Bar prizes. (Must be present to win.) There will be a variety of brands including Christmas Ale, Two Hearted, Third Coast Old Ale, Amber Ale, Oarsman Ale, Cherry Stout, Roundhouse IRA, Special Double Cream Stout, Java Stout, Lager of the Lakes, Expedition Stout and Mercury Ale.

12 Beers of Christmas
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery, 1035 Sterling Ave., Flossmoor, IL (708) 957-BREW
Our annual 12 Beers of Christmas is back to get you in the Holiday Spirit!
Beginning December 13th join us for a different release each day for the next twelve days leading up to Christmas.
Fill up your punch card (available at the hostess desk) and receive $5 off your next food and beer purchase. Full beer list here.

12 Beers of Xmas at Franklin Tap
Franklin Tap, 325 S. Franklin, Chicago (312) 922-8025
Franklin Tap is holding a “12 Craft Beers of Christmas” promotion throughout the month of December. From December 1 through December 31, guests will receive a punch card noting a special list of holiday-inspired brews, outlined below. If all twelve beers have been purchased by New Year’s Eve, a “12 Craft Beers of Christmas” keepsake pint glass will be awarded.
12 Crafts Beers of Christmas Menu: Revolution Fistmas Ale, Great Lakes Christmas Ale, Southern Tier 2XMAS, Two Brothers Peppermint Bark, Affligem Noel, The Bruery 7 Swans a Swimming, Goose Island Festivity, Victory Winter Cheers, Samuel Adams Merry Maker, Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale, Three Floyds Alpha Klaus , Lakefront Brewery Holiday Spice

12 Beers of Christmas at WoB Naperville
World of Beer, 1727 Freedom Dr, Naperville, IL (630) 955-0399
Continuing 12 daily specials leading up to Christmas!
*12/15 - Revolution Fistmas
*12/16 - The Bruery Seven Swans-a-swimming
*12/17 - Southern Tier 2XMas
*12/18 - Three Floyds Alpha Klaus
*12/19 - Desthil Black Angel
*12/20 - Samichlaus
*12/21 - Schlafly Christmas
*12/22 - Sierra Nevada Celebration
*12/23 - St. Bernardus Christmas AND Dogfish Head 120 Minute

Monday, December 15

5:00 - 11:45 pm ♦ Solemn Oath Brewery Takes Over
Table, Donkey, and Stick, 2728 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago 773.486.8525
Join us on Monday with our friends from Solemn Oath Brewery.
On tap from those SOBs:
Heavyweight Tickle Fight Champion Of The World, a very limited barleywine
La Grippe Imperial Black Saison
Skinny Jeans R Ridiculous Single-Hopped American Pale Ale
We will be doing our regular TDS Monday thang, with $5 food specials and $3 bourbon shots.

Tuesday, December 16

Eight Beery Nights of Chanukah
Fountainhead, 1970 W. Montrose Ave, Chicago (773) 697-8204
Fountainhead with celebrate Chanukah with Eight Beery Nights, featuring a series of special collaboration beers from Chef Cleetus Friedman and Begyle Brewing Co.! These beer experts have created eight variations of their Dr. Dreidel’s Imperial Chanukah Porter, each to be released on a different night during Chanukah.
Chef Cleetus will be serving traditional Chanukah dishes with a Cleetus twist including his famous latkes and applesauce. Beer prices will range from $6-10.
The Schedule:
Dr. Dreidel’s Imperial Chanukah Porter with...

  • December 16: The Base Beer
  • December 17: Coffee Bean
  • December 18: Cayenne Pepper
  • December 19: Chai
  • December 20: Malted Milk
  • December 21: Marshmallow, Graham Cracker, Chocolate
  • December 22: Vanilla Bean & Cinnamon
  • December 23: Nitro

5:00 pm ♦ Dogfish Head Invasion
The Tap House Grill, 3341 W. Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 443-1664
Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA, 90 Minute Double IPA, Burton Barton: blend of old ale and double IPA, Palo Santo Marron, Rosabi: Imperial Pale Ale brewed with wasabi, Sixty-One IPA with syrah grape must.

5:00 pm ♦ It's Tuesday! Whats on the Randall??
The Tribes Alehouse, 11220 W. Lincoln Hwy, Mokena, IL (815) 464-0248
Every Tuesday we will be pouring one of our already awesome brews through Randall the Enamel Animal. Ask your server what's on!

5:00 pm - 12:00 am ♦ MARZ in the OSB
Longman & Eagle, 2657 N. Kedzie Ave. Chicago 773-276-7110
We are beyond excited to have MARZ Community Brewing taker over the OSB this upcoming Tuesday. We will be featuring 4 of their beers on draft throughout the night. On tap will be:
Bubbly Creek Yuzu – A tart refreshing Berliner-Weisse with a touch of Yuzu for a dry, citrus accent.
Smoke Wheat Every Day – A Gratzer, made with oak smoked wheat.
Jungle Boogie – American Wheat beer infused with Rooibos tea for a unique, earthy, herbal undertone.
The Machine – An American Pale Ale with a nod towards the only sport Chicagoans can agree on, Politics.
As if that wasn’t enough, Mash Tun Journal will be in house selling copies. Mash Tun is an impressive documentation of all things craft beer. Six Packs of their previous issues will be available or individual releases.

5:30 - 8:00 pm ♦ Tasting Tuesday at Beermiscuous
Beermiscuous, 2812 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago 855-450-2337
We will be popping open some surprise bottles of this and that just for the hell of it - Beerista’s Picks. We may be giving the brewers a holiday break, but you shouldn’t give your palette the same!

6:00 - 11:00 pm ♦ Sauced Night Market
Emporium Logan Square, 2363 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago (773) 697-7922
A new night market for Chicago, Sauced takes place at Emporium with a slew of cool vendors and a cool vibe. And it’s completely free. Solemn Oath will be sampling Interrobang and Pernicieux bottles, right next to our friends at Vander Mill Cider, and selling some swag. You can also try Hendrick's Gin Cocktails.

6:00 - 9:00 pm ♦ Winter Drive Wrap Up Party
The Map Room, 1949 N. Hoyne, Chicago (773) 807-2361
We're on a mission to get warm winter gear for kids at Morton School of Excellence
How you can help:

  • Bring in new or gently used coats, hats, scarves, boots, gloves, sweaters. The kids range in age from 4 to 14. Bigger kids can easily fit adult new or used coats, sweaters, gloves...
  • Donate cash so we can buy some new gear for the kids (all donations are tax deductible).
  • Come to the party on December 16!

From 6-9 PM on the 16th we'll be hosting a party featuring special beer releases, great raffle prizes, and a chili cook-off conducted by Morton School teachers. Please join us for an evening of food, drink, and surprises, and all for a great cause!

7:00 pm ♦ Rare Beer Tasting at Laschet's Inn
Laschet's Inn, 2119 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago 773-478-7915
Join us at Laschet's Inn for a Specialty Beer Tapping Series, serving up Andechser Bier Doppelbock.

7:00 - 11:00 pm ♦ New Beer Launch Party: Goose Island's Imperial Rye IPA, Brown Ale + more!
Dark Horse Tap & Grille-Wrigleyville, 3443 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago
Join Pintley for a night of delectable beer, great food, & good company with Goose Island.
Be one of the first to drink Shred the Gnar, and 8.3% Imperial Rye IPA. This is a twist to the traditional Rye IPA as it is brewed with tart cherry juice.
Enjoy Festivity Ale, a brown ale with dark fruit and caramel notes. A great holiday beer!
Savor Muddy, a 9% Imperial Stout brewed with molasses, licorice, & Belgian dark candy sugar for amplified sweetness.
Drink Bourbon County Barley Wine and Ten Hills IPA, hang out with the Goose Island crew including one of their brewers & have a great time.
These beers look super delicious, so if I were you, I'd RSVP today (free through Eventbrite) to save your spot!
This event is free to attend, pay as you eat and drink!

Wednesday, December 17

Revolution Brewing Release Wednesday
Revolution Brewpub, 2323 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago 773-227-BREW
Our Dec. 17 releases are A Little Crazy, our Belgian-style pale ale, and Samadhi, a double IPA that balances sweet malt and hop bitterness. Both on draft at our brewpub and tap room (3340 N. Kedzie Ave., Chicago (773) 588-CANS).
A Little Crazy is back in 12-ounce cans as well, available for sale from our tap room as well as other retailers!

12 Burgers and Beers of Christmas at Poag Mahone's
Poag Mahone’s, 333 S Wells, Chicago (312) 566-9100
Each day, Poag Mahone's is tapping a rare craft beer and releasing a tasty new burger! We’ll be revealing the burgers and beers DAILY  by announcing them exclusively via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Some of the beers are so hard to come by we only have 40 pours! All of our burgers are made with grass fed beef and the combinations our chefs have come up with are quite unique.

8:30 am - 6:00 pm ♦ Live Radio Broadcast w/ the SCORE AM670
Mickey Finn's Brewery, 345 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL 847-362-6688
Pleased to announce that WSCR, Chicago's first and finest sports talk radio station will be broadcasting live from the stage of new Mickey Finn's. Join Matt Spiegel and local L'ville resident Patrick Mannelly from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Then radio legends Boers and Bernstein take over from 1:00p - 6:00 pm produced by Libertyville's own Matt Abbatacola. Doors open at 8:30am so get here early to get a good seat. Brought to you by the fine folks at Mickey Finn's and Jameson's Irish Whiskey.

4:00 - 7:00 pm ♦ Bell's Tasting: Malloy's, Glen Ellyn
Malloy's Finest Liquors, 580 Roosevelt Rd., Glen Ellyn, IL 630-469-4660
A Bell's Brewery beer sampling. Featured beers include Amber Ale, Midwestern Pale, Winter White Ale, Special Double Cream Stout and Mercury Ale. Stop in for more details and availability of certain brands.

4:00 pm ♦ Wednesday Tapping at Tribes Alehouse, Mokena
The Tribes Alehouse, 11220 W. Lincoln Hwy, Mokena, IL (815) 464-0248
Three Floyds / Mikkeller Majsgoop Barleywine
The fifth beer made with our brew buddies, Mikkeller. A big and ballsy, tasty Barley wine following the same path as the previous “Goops” made available. This time with corn taking over the throne. Admin Note: Unlike previous "Goop" Entries, this recipe was brewed and packaged at EACH brewery using the same recipe.

5:00 pm ♦ Growler Painting Party
Rock Bottom Yorktown Center, 94 Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL (630) 424-1550
We’ll provide you with an empty growler and the paint, you bring your creativity! Makes for a great gift, even better if you fill it with the recipient’s favorite beer.

5:30 - 8:00 pm ♦ Food & Flight Night with Windy City Patty Wagon
Beermiscuous, 2812 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago 855-450-2337
As you might imagine, food trucks have all but gone to Florida for the winter, with the exception of one of our favorites, Windy City Patty Wagon. These guys have promised one more night of juicy burgers before they pack it up as well. This will be the last Food & Flight Night this year, so get in here and enjoy. And stay tuned for our winter schedule and format for food options at Beermiscuous.
They will be serving up 5 burger options, including: Gouda Burger, BBQ Burger, Classic American Burger, Veggie Burger and Turkey Burger. All options come with fries.

6:00 - 9:00 pm ♦ Revolution Revolution
Firkin, 515 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL (847) 367-6168
We are throwing a welcoming party for our new Revolution friend Jess with some pretty damn tasty beers including:
Coffee Eugene, Deth's Tar, Filibuster, Fistmas, Uncalled Four, and Unsessionable
Party starts at 6pm but the drinking starts at 11:00am

6:30 - 7:30 pm ♦ Beer Academy - Holiday Beers
Goose Island Brewpub, 1800 N. Clybourn Ave., Chicago (312) 915-0071
Get in the holiday spirit with Goose Island brewers, and ring in some cheer with a sampling seasonal beers from various craft breweries. To RSVP call 312.915.0071.

6:30 - 10:00 pm ♦ Holiday bottle share - there may be cookies
ZümBier, 3232 Monroe, Waukegan, IL
Not browser cookies! Change is inevitable. This year the ladies are invited to horn in on a great thing! Bring at least one 22 oz or a few 12 oz bottles of something noteworthy. Cookies welcome too. (Think cookie beer pairings) Extra cookies will be donated to Cool food pantry. (Beer notsomuch)

7:00 pm ♦ IPA Tasting Event at Crystal Lake Brewing
Crystal Lake Brewing, 150 N Main St., Crystal Lake, IL (779) 220-9288
Ryan will be hosting a beer tasting! The program will include several samples (CLB beers plus a few of his other favorites) as well as a brewery tour. The 45 minute class starts at 7:00 pm, and will focus exclusively on IPAs. The event is FREE, but is limited to 30 guests, so reservations are required. RSVP up to 4 people by e-mailing Beth at info@crystallakebrew.com.

7:00 pm - 2:00 am ♦ New Belgium/Perennial Collab Night
World of Beer Evanston, 1601 Sherman Ave., Evanston, IL (847) 328-3688
Recently, Perennial Artisan Ales & New Belgium Brewing teamed up on a specialty collaboration brew, a Salted Belgian  Chocolate Stout, which marries chocolate sweetness, Belgian yeast, and a shake of salt, resulting in a deliciously creamy dessert stout – yum!
We will be featuring THIS beer, along with a few other New Belgium and Perennial drafts. Purchase one of our featured Collaboration FLIGHTS, and receive your very own New Belgium PINT GLASS to take home with you! (Limit one glass per guest; offer valid while supplies last!)
The full draft lineup will include…..
Perennial Hommelbier (5.9%, Belgian ale), Woodside Tripel (9.1%, Belgian-style Tripel)
Salted Belgian  Chocolate Stout,(9%, Imperial stout)
New Belgium Accumulation (6.2%, White IPA), Wild2 (8%, Belgian-style Dubbel)
Brewery reps from BOTH New Belgium AND Perennial will be joining us for this event!
Come for the Pint; Stick around for our weekly PUB QUIZ with Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes at 7:30pm! It’s FREE to play; Compete for a chance to WIN gift cards to WOB and other fun freebies!!

7:30 - 11:30 pm ♦ Cookie Decorating at Riverview Tavern
Riverview Tavern, 1958 W. Roscoe, Chicago (773) 248-9523
Half Acre brews are Beer of the Month at Riverview Tavern. To celebrate - head over for cookie decorating on December 17th. Buy a Half Acre Beer Co., get a cookie to decorate (and then eat it).

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm ♦ Allagash Beer Dinner
Dove’s Luncheonette, 1545 N. Damen, Chicago, 773.645.4060
For Dove’s Luncheonette’s inaugural beer dinner, Chef Dennis Bernard and Beverage Director Ben Fasman have teamed up with Allagash Brewing Company for a four-course paired evening. Each course will be paired with a different Allagash Brewing Company selection, plus a welcome beer upon entry. Menu highlights include:
Boudin-stuffed quail served with pickled persimmons and buttermilk crema
Chipotle adobo charred shrimp with a sweet plantain tamal
Price: $65 per person, plus tax and service
Beers include: Allagash Saison, White, Interlude, Black and Dubbel. A representative from Allagash will be on-hand to field questions, and walk guests through the brewing process

Thursday, December 18

11:00 am - 11:45 pm ♦ Da Floyds Tap Takeover and Bears Viewing Party
Franklin Tap, 325 S. Franklin, Chicago (312) 922-8025
Franklin Tap will feature five drafts and two bottles from one of our favorite breweries, Three Floyds! Selections on draft include Backmasking Oatmeal Stout, Dreadnaught Double IPA, Gumballhead, Majsgoop Barleywine, and the very rare Zombie Dust. Come by early! Limited quantities will be available and when it's gone it's gone!

4:00 pm ♦ Founders Tap Takeover at Tuman’s
Tuman's Tap & Grill, 2159 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago 773-782-1400
Tuman’s hosts Founders Brewing Company for a tap takeover featuring limited release, seasonal and year-round brews and beer education from Chris Hess and Mike Maloney from the Grand Rapids, Michigan-based brewery. The drafts, which range from $5-$7, include Dissenter Imperial IPL, Big Lushious Stout, Backwoods Bastard Scotch Ale, Mosaic Promise Ale, Double Trouble Imperial IPA, Red’s Rye IPA, All Day IPA, and Porter. The beers will be tapped at 4 p.m. and will be on offer until 2 a.m. (while supplies last). Chef Monica Riley offers specials such as $3 slow-roasted lamb tacos with smoky salsa and pickled onions from 4-11 p.m. (regular kitchen hours).

4:00 pm ♦ Thursday Tapping at Tribes Alehouse Tinley
The Tribes Alehouse, 9501 W. 171st St., Tinley Park, IL (708) 966-2051
Ommegang Game of Thrones #4, Valar Morghulis - The phrase is a part of a strong theme speckled throughout HBO’s fourth season, which started airing in March. As Arya Stark sets out to avenge those who have fallen, she adopts it as a mantra against the people she wants dead. The label art features a two-headed coin, which was given to Arya by Jagen H’ghar, one of the "Faceless Men of Braavos" assassins who can change their appearance on demand. Each cork is fire-branded with “Valar Dohaeris,” the traditional response phrase to “Valar Morghulis” meaning “all men must die.”

5:00 - 8:00 pm ♦ Craft Beer Symposium
Whole Foods Market, 1550 N Kingsbury St, Chicago
Join Brewed in Chicago for a celebration of craft beers & cider:

  • Enjoy samples from 20+ breweries and cideries
  • 15-min. Speaking Series from the experts
  • Live music from Gypsy Swing Band, Chanson Du Chat
  • Looking for the perfect gift? Visit the silent auction featuring rare beers, brewery gift packs, and work from local artists! All proceeds benefit local nonprofit, Chicago House and Social Service Agency.
  • RSVP (to mw.kbs.marketing@wholefoods.com) ASAP to get your commemorative tasting glass for this marvelously spectacular evening.

Speaking Series (schedule TBA):

  • “Pairing Food and Beer,” Revolution Brewing
  • “Myths and Magic of Beer Through the Ages,” Dr. David Rider, Head Brewmaster, MillerCoors, Museum of Beer and Brewing
  • “Making the Transition from Home Brewing to Commercial Brewing,” Ben Saller, Brewmaster, Atlas Brewing Company
  • “Beer Deconstructed,” Grant Pauly, Founder and Master Brewer, 3 Sheeps Brewing Co.
  • “Seasonal Beer Styles: Winter & Gose,” Ian McCarten, Anderson Valley Brewing Company

Featuring tastings from:
Vander Mill Cider, Virtue Cider, 3 Sheeps Brewing Company, Anderson Valley Brewing Company, Atlas, Begyle, Founders Brewing Co., Goose Island Beer Co., Moody Tongue Brewing Company, Ommegang, Oskar Blues Brewery, Revolution Brewing, Solemn Oath Brewery, Tallgrass Brewing Company, Uinta Brewing, Seattle Cider Company, The Brooklyn Brewery, Firestone Walker Brewing Co., Tyranena Brewing Company, Upland Brewing Company, Brewery Timmermans, Belhaven Beer, Half Acre Beer Co. … and more!
Beer will be responsibly sampled. Food will be consumed. Memories will be made.

6:00 pm ♦ Bell's Ugly Sweater Party
Links Taproom, 1559 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago (773) 360-7692
Join Bell's and Links this holiday season and be sure to celebrate in style. The tap line-up is beautiful - and nothing would compliment it better than ugly sweaters. The worst you can find. There will be prizes for ugliest sweater! Beers you won't find anywhere else, Quince Third Coast Old Ale and Kal-Haven will be alongside some of the seasons darkest delights: Java Stout, Cherry Stout, Expedition Stout, Double Cream Stout, and just in case you need a break from the heavy hitters, Winter White will also be available.

6:00 pm ♦ Middle Brow Release Party - A Hundred Miles Off
Logan Arcade, 2410 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago (872) 206-2859
Hey. we're throwing another party. in one of the few bars where you won't get tossed for getting toasty and acting like a child. Come to Logan Hardware (formerly known as Logan Arcade) to celebrate the release of A Hundred Miles Off, Middle Brow's butternut squash winter warmer, created by the very patient Mark Gres and the Northern Illinois Homebrewers Collective.
Half of the profits from A Hundred Miles Off will be donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

6:30 pm ♦ Revolution Brewing Dinner at Vie
Vie Restaurant, 4471 Lawn Ave., Western Springs, IL (708) 246-2082
Make the trek to Vie, chef Paul Virant's Western Springs restaurant, for a six-course dinner with beer pairings from local powerhouse Revolution Brewing. The festive event kicks off at 6:30 p.m. and will showcase seasonal dishes such as a foie gras torchon with pumpkin bread, sweet dumpling squash purée, cranberry pâte de fruit and crispy sauerkraut. Call for reservations. $125 per person. Full menu at this Facebook Events page.

7:00 pm - 2:00 am ♦ Great Lakes Brewing Co. Night, Ugly Sweater Party and Food Drive
Division Ale House, 1942 W. Division St., Chicago 773-384-6886
Win a handcrafted toboggan, support the Greater Chicago Food Depository and enjoy Great Lakes Brewing Co. beers such as Fitzmas, a limited-release porter with hints of cinnamon and ginger
The Division Ale House hosts Ohio’s Great Lakes Brewing Co. for an ugly sweater party and food drive. The bar offers seasonal and limited release Great Lakes drafts, including Fitzmas Spiced Porter, Christmas Ale, Blackout Stout, Engine 20 American Pale Ale and Dortmunder Gold Lager. Emmett Conway, a level one Cicerone and a member of the family that owns the brewery, will be on-hand during the event for beer education.
The bar holds a raffle at 10 p.m. featuring prizes such as an American-made Great Lakes toboggan, a Great Lakes pub mirror and a gift certificate to the Division Ale House’s sister bar, High Noon Saloon. Attendees receive one raffle ticket at sign-in plus an additional raffle ticket for each unopened non-perishable can/package of food donated to support the Greater Chicago Food Depository. The attendee wearing the tackiest sweater (as determined by crowd approval) will be awarded a $100 Division Ale House gift certificate at 10 p.m.

7:00 - 9:00 pm ♦ Two Brothers Tap Takeover
Elgin Public House, 219 E. Chicago St., Elgin, IL (847) 468-8810
Our second ever tap take over, and boy is it a doozy! From 7 to 9pm, the introduction of beer flights to EPH, and we'll be serving up some of the best the Two Brothers Brewing Co. has to offer! Northwind 2013, Northwind 2014, Fathom, and their newest beer, Wobble!
Plus, if you order a flight, or a pint of Wobble, Sarah from Two Brothers will be here to get you a nifty Two Brothers Pint glass to take home with you, while supplies last. Make sure to stop in and try these fantastic brews, and get your keepsake!*

7:00 pm ♦ Very Rare Bell's Beer Night
Jerry's - Andersonville, 5419 N. Clark St., Chicago (773) 796-3777
Join Pintley for a night of super awesome beer, great food & good company with Bell's Brewery at Jerry's Andersonville.
Be one of the only to drink Quince Third Coast Old Ale, a 14.6% Barleywine/Old Ale Aged in Traverse City Whiskey barrels. This beer is part of a Barrel Project at the brewery, and almost NO beers leave the tap room, so drink up!
Enjoy Kal-Haven Ale, a Rye Ale fermented in Brettanomyces giving the beer a nice mix of depth to blend with the pine & citrus notes.
Savor 4 versions of the 10.5% Expedition Stout. From 2011-2014, as the beers age, the huge malt body profile continues to mature & develop.
Drink 3 more beers including Two Hearted Ale in a cask, get some glassware, and hang out with the Bell's crew.
Bell's beer is delicious, & this line up is sick. So check out the full list and RSVP today! (Free through Eventbrite). This event is free to attend, pay as you eat and drink!

7:00 pm - 1:00 am ♦ The Pony Christmas Party
The Pony, 1638 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago (773) 828-5055
Santa Claus is comin' to town, and he's ready to get goofy!
Specials: $3 Newcastle, $3 Heineken, $5 Fireball
Take a funny pic with Santa. Best one gets a Fireball guitar! Don't hold back; the kids aren't here!

8:30 pm ♦ Brew N' View: Guardians of the Galaxy
Two Brothers Roundhouse, 205 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL 630-393-2337
Cosmic outlaws face an interstellar villain who seeks to control the universe with a powerful orb in the most-outrageous space adventure ever to hit the big screen. Together, Peter Quill, Rocket Raccoon, "I Am Groot," Gamora and Drax the Destroyer may be the galaxy's only hope for thwarting Ronan's sinister plan. And watch for the Stan Lee and Howard the Duck cameos!

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