Chicago Beer Weekend, May 14-16

Chicago Beer Weekend, May 14-16
Dr. Seuss ad for Narragensett beer. "Seedless hops?"

I got myself swamped by events going on this weekend, so very little time to add little news bits. Just to remind you that Illinois Craft Beer Week continues through next Friday, May 21. Click that link back there for details.

Friday, May 14

3 Year Anniversary Celebration
Oswego Brewing Co., 61 S. Main St., Oswego, IL (331) 999-1991 Map
We are Hosting a HUGE weekend at OBC. And mostly, Happy Anniversary to us! Let’s celebrate 3 years together, shall we?
FRIDAY, May 14th:
FOOD: Crust Culture will be serving up hand-crafted, locally sourced, wood-fired pizza from 5-8 PM!
SATURDAY, May 15th Join us ALL day from 10 AM to 11 PM!
BEER: BOTTLE RELEASE at 10AM
We’re releasing 2 versions of our barrel aged Daguerreotype. The first is straight up barrel aged deliciousness with a year of residency in 15 year wheated Old Fitzgerald barrels. The second is our Daguerreotype aged in 1910 Old Forester barrels with copious amounts of toasted coconut and Tahitian Vanilla bean.
Pre-order your bottles here (please limit to 2 bottles each on the website).
FOOD and DRINK Specialties:

  • 10 AM-Noon: Rolling Burritos: Get your bottles and some breakfast burritos. We will also be serving up yummy beermosas and bloody beers!
  • Noon – 9PM: Wurst Kitchen from Aurora will be serving up with famous sausages along with their other kitchen favorites!

MUSIC:

Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs for our beer garden, masks are required while inside, interacting with staff, and while not eating or drinking.
SUNDAY, May 16th:
We will be having a luau for the Jeep “Luau” Charity Ride! Bring your Hawaiian shirts from 2-5 PM
FOOD: The always delicious Country Grill Chicagoland will be here from 11 AM-6 PM for Chicken Truck Sundays

Chicago Beer Week at the Station
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery, 1035 Sterling Ave., Flossmoor, IL (708) 957-BREW Map
Chicago Craft Beer Week is back for 2021! Beginning Friday, May 14, we will have a full slate of daily beer tappings through May 21 in honor of it. Celebrate with us at the Station!
MAY 14: Wooden Hell B.A. Barleywine (2019, 2020)
MAY 15: 2020 BA Four Horseman Belgian Quad
MAY 16: BA Kratos Imperial Stout (2019, 2020)
MAY 17: 2021 BA Eternal Flame Imperial Stout
MAY 18: The Parlor Series: Strawberry Milkshake IPA
MAY 19: Island Jumper New England Double IPA
MAY 20: Sheol Barleywine
MAY 21: BA Shadow Of The Moon Imperial Stout

12:00 – 3:00 pm • Beer Release: Uncle Buddy’s Bock
Buffalo Creek Brewing, 360 Historical Ln., Long Grove, IL 847-821-6140 Map
Fan favorite Uncle Buddy’s Bock returns to the taproom on May 14!
Initially brewed with Bob using his award-winning recipe in the BABBLE Brew-Off contest. Bob named this beer after his uncle Buddy who used to take him fishing and bowling.
This traditional German Bock is filled with roasty chocolate goodness that is sure to tantalize your palate.

12:00 pm • Fisherman’s Breakfast Bottle Release
Riverlands Brewing Co., 1860 Dean St. Unit A, St. Charles, IL (630) 549-6293 Map
Our highest rated non-barrel aged beer is heading back to the taproom this Friday.
Fisherman’s Breakfast, our 13% ABV imperial stout with Freshground Roasting coffee, maple, vanilla, toasted coconut, and cocoa nibs, has only been tasted by a handful of folks lucky enough to try it at our grand opening over two years ago.
Now it’s back, and we’re celebrating by releasing bottles AND tapping a keg on Friday at noon.
Pre-orders for the bottles will go live Thursday at noon. Bottles can be picked up anytime after noon on Friday.
What goes awesome with beer releases and bottles? BAR-B-QUE!
Fire & Smoke will be here around 5pm with their assortment of smoked meat dishes. Get in early and grab a table in the beer garden while they last.
Distro TBD.

3:00 – 6:00 pm • SMRT SMRT Blue Raspberry Candy Sour Ale Release
Pollyanna Brewing Co., 431 Talcott Ave., Lemont, IL (630) 914-5834 Map
& Pollyanna – Roselare, 245 E. Main St., Roselle, IL (847) 285-1909 Map
& 106 S. Riverside Ave., St. Charles, IL 630-549-7372  Map
We are excited to release cans and draft of a brand new Blue Raspberry Candy Sour Ale, SMRT SMRT at each of our tap rooms (Lemont, Roselle, St Charles). Loaded with Blue Raspberry and touch of lactose for sweetness, this beer tastes like candy and lollipops! 6.0% and deep blue in color, we’re pretty thrilled with how this one turned out.
Mug club can pick theirs up on Thursday at any of the tap rooms!

3:30 – 6:30 pm • Wandering Cafe Pop Up
Temperance Beer Co., 2000 Dempster St., Evanston, IL (847) 864-1000 Map
The Wandering Café is Evanston’s first chef-inspired, pedal-powered, mobile kitchen, which is amazing in its own right. But more importantly, our friends Dan & Molly make some outstanding food, and they will be serving up their deliciousness to enjoy on-site with us every Friday from 3:30-6:30pm

4:00 – 8:00 pm • BBQ Pop Up Tour: Goldfinger Brewing
Goldfinger Brewing Co., 513 Rogers St., Downers Grove, IL (630) 541-9728 Map
Chuck’s Cafe Darien is hitting the road in 2021 and setting up shop at our favorite breweries! Next stop: Goldfinger Brewing in Downers Grove!
We’re bringing our killer $6 Menu!
Join us for some great BBQ & some great local Brews!

4:00 – 9:00 pm • Mädern Mäkē Sushi Pop Up
Nightshade and Dark’s Pandemonium Brewing, 216 W. Clayton St., Waukegan, IL (847) 445-2467 Map
Switching up Fridays and Sundays now. This is how we roll baby! Now with an expanded menu.

4:00 – 7:00 pm • Hopewell & Is/Was Take Over the Cellar
The Beer Cellar, 488 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 630-315-5060 Map
Join the crew from Hopewell and Is/Was Friday night!
On Draft:
1. Hopewell if/when
2. is/was IF/WHEN
3. Hopewell First Pils
4. Is/was Will Be
5. Hopewell Cruising Speed Helles
6. is/was The Finer Points of Bad Behavior: Yuzu & Brett C
7. Hopewell Ride Session IPA
8. Hopewell Go On Hazy IPA
IS/WAS Bottle Pours:
1. If/When bottle conditioned with Hopewell wild yeast
2. Perceived Distance with brettanomyces
3. Pillow Jaw Oat & Honey Saison with or without brettanomyces

4:00 – 11:00 pm • Hope For the Day Release: Things We Don’t Say IPA
The Church Street Brewing Co., 1480 Industrial Dr. Ste. C, Itasca, IL (630) 438-5725 Map
Things We Don’t Say IPA collaboration with Hope For The Day 
We will be releasing this brew on Friday, May 14th for our Week 3 release –
7 Weeks in Heaven here at Church Street Brewing Company. We are honored to be a part of such an incredible organization to help start the conversation about mental health. 
If you’re feeling alone, disconnected and despondent, there are numbers listed on this can for folks that will listen and help. If you feel unsafe at home, there are folks listed here that can help. If you are struggling with substance abuse, there’s a number for you to call for help. If you are struggling with your identity and being your true self, there’s a number to call. And, if you don’t think you can take another day and the world is collapsing around you, there’s a number to call. 
Life is challenging and messy, but there is Hope. There is Love.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255(TALK) – Press 1 for Veterans Line
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE(4673)
CRISIS TEXT Line: TEXT “ITSOK” TO 741741
THE TREVOR PROJECT FOR LGBTQ YOUTH: 1-866-488-7386
TRANS LIFELINE: 1-877-565-8860
SUBSTANCE ABUSE & MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES (SAMHSA): 1-800-662-HELP(4357): HFTD RESOURCE COMPASS
HFTD.ORG/find-help

4:30 – 7:30 pm • Toppling Goliath Tapping
Global Brew Tap House, 2100 Prairie St., Saint Charles, IL 630-549-0397 Map
Serving Toppling Goliath’s Term Oil Coconut Monster Cookie. Tickets $22 through Eventbrite.
All customers who buy ticket must have to show up between 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm on Friday May 14th. Your Ticket Includes ONE 8 OZ pour. Gillerson’s Grubbery will serve their awesome food from 5pm to 8pm or until they run out. Please make sure you bring your mask and we will take care of the rest.

5:00 – 8:00 pm • Brothers’ BBQ Food Truck
Roaring Table Brewery, 739 W IL Rte. 22, Lake Zurich, IL (224) 662-4562 Map
Brothers’ BBQ Food Truck will be serving at the Roaring Table Brewing from 5-8pm! Come out for a great drink and some good BBQ!

5:00 – 8:00 pm • Poutine On the Patio
Kishwaukee Brewing Co., 1900 Dillard Ct., Woodstock, IL  Map
Hey Kishwaukee and friends!
If you are unfamiliar with us, we are Fork N Fry Mobile Poutinerie. A food truck specializing in Poutine & Gourmet loaded fries. Though we are not traditional Canadians with such a find like poutine, we are 100 % gluten free and our creations are unlike any around! While offering a completely different spin on poutine, we are able to offer a wider variety of gluten free selection, and those with dietary dairy & vegan options as well.
This little truck takes pride in our hand cut french fries, melted Wisconsin cheese curds, naturally made gravy, sauces, and other fresh toppings!
For more information about us (our menu is under construction), you can check out our website.

5:00 – 7:00 pm • CCK Mobile @ Phase Three Brewing
Online with Phase Three Brewing Co.
Chicago Culinary Kitchen will be rockin’ our classic hits like the Oklahoma Onion Burger, Hatch Chile Brisket Sandwich, BBQ Ribs, and MORE! Greg said something about a Korean Pork “Birria” Sandwich.
Indoor & Outdoor seating is available on a first-come-first-served basis. All food will be packaged to-go. No, you may not pre-order!
As always: come EARLY, come HUNGRY, & come ready to ROCK!

7:00 – 9:00 pm • Laughs On Draft
Evil Horse Brewing Co., 1338 Main St., Crete, IL (708) 304-2907 Map
Team Us Comedy presents Chicago’s best comedians taking over the Brewhouse at Evil Horse Brewing Company for a hilarious night of stand up.
LIMITED tickets available for this exclusive event, adhering to social distancing guidelines. Stop by the taproom or call 708-304-2907 for tickets!
Headliner: Vik Pandya (#1 Album on iTunes, Laugh Factory)
Hosted by: DJ Rybski (Southpaw Comedy)
(Lineup subject to change)

7:30 – 10:30 pm • Debut at First Forest Brewing & Cider
First Forest Brewing and Cider, 6119 East Ave., Hodgkins, IL  Map
Stop on by as Jay Vanna invades the new First Forest Brewing and Cider! No cover. Tasty beer selection and some cool games too.

8:30 pm • Drive-In, Dinner, and Drinks Weekend
Rock Island Public House, 13328 S. Olde Western Ave., Blue Island, IL 708-388-5513 Map
We can’t wait for Drive-In, Dinner, and Drinks! Dovetail Brewery sponsors a Spaghetti Western Weekend with Django on Friday, Keoma on Saturday, and Day of Anger Sunday! Lot opens at 7:30 and always free!

Saturday, May 16

Beer Drop & Lodi TapHouse Pop-Up
Penrose Brewing Co., 509 Stevens St., Geneva, IL (630) 232-2115 Map
All of the tropical juice goodness of regular Goofy Boots, we tuned the ABV down a little on Lil Boots for a perfect warm weather refresher. Piled high with El Dorado hops to complement the Citra and Mosaic notes with levels of lemon-lime soda, pineapple rind and mango essence. Now available in 4 packs to go.
Lodi Tap House pops up on the patio this Saturday so get here and enjoy some of their delicious smash burgers while enjoying the beautiful spring weather

Milk Money Beer Releases
Milk Money Brewing, 75 S. La Grange Rd., La Grange, IL 708-582-6030 Map
This Saturday, we will have a beer launch that’s very close to our hearts ⁠ Introducing, Things We Don’t Say IPA This beer was created for the Craft Beer for Mental Health project: an initiative to encourage openness around mental health in the craft beer industry. Together, we can break the stigma by normalizing the importance of asking for help and sharing our struggles. Because we all deserve to be heard, supported and healthy — and it all starts with saying ‘The Things We Don’t Say.’
We hope you join us for this Saturday’s launch, and in a larger sense, in becoming mental health advocates by getting educated with us at hftd.org/geteducated.
We’ll also be ushering in two additional IPAs alongside ‘Things We Don’t Say’ — ‘Colorful Noise’ and ‘Insane Clown Pastry.’
For more info on ‘Things We Don’t Say,’ you can swipe and head to this link.
Check out the deets on all three IPAs:
Things We Don’t Say IPA • 6% ABV – Hay IPA hopped with Cashmere, Azacca, and El Dorado • $16 / 4 pack
Insane Clown Pastry • 6.8% ABV – Strawberry & Lemon Milkshake IPA • $16 / 4 pack
Colorful Noise • 7% ABV – West Coast IPA hopped with Citra, Mosaic, and Cascade • $14 / 4 pack

7:00 – 11:00 am • Adopt-A-Pet Day
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery, 1035 Sterling Ave., Flossmoor, IL (708) 957-BREW Map
Due to the cold weather forecast for Tuesday, our next Adopt-A-Pet Day with South Suburban Humane Society will be this Saturday! We’ll have adorable, adoptable pets out on the Caboose deck from noon-4pm! Social distancing measures will be in effect. All visitors also must wear face masks.

9:00 am – 4:00 pm • New Stout, Bistro Velvet, Bistro Crumble & More!
Energy City Brewing, 917 First St., Batavia, IL 630-597-5581 Map
Triple header at the brewery this Saturday! We’ve got a new stout, new Bistro Velvet, and one of our most popular Bistro Crumbles: Apple & Cranberry!
See our full lineup below:

  • Bâtisserie Chocolate Banana Cream Pie, Imperial Milk Stout (10% ABV)
  • Bistro Blackberry Velvet – Blackberry, White Chocolate & Vanilla, fruited Berliner Weisse (8% ABV)
  • Bistro Crumble – Apple & Cranberry, fruited Berliner Weisse (8% ABV) 
  • THINGS WE DON’T SAY IPA, fruited hazy IPA w/ Pineapple & Pomegranate and Enigma hops (7.5% ABV)
  • Bâtisserie Tiramisu Latte, Imperial Milk Stout w/ Cocoa, Coffee & Vanilla (10% ABV)
  • Roaring Forties Turbine – Pink Guava & Kiwi w/ Motueka hops, fruited American Sour Ale (7.5% ABV)
  • Pineapple Blood Orange Breeze Turbine, fruited American Sour Ale (7.5% ABV)
  • Mango & Habanero Heat Wave Turbine, fruited American Sour Ale w/ Sabro hops & medium spiciness (7.5% ABV)Bâtisserie Peanut Butter Cup Classic, Imperial Milk Stout (10% ABV)

New beer will be available for online pre-order Wednesday, May 12th at noon via shop.energycitybrewing.com
RSVP to this event for shopping convenience and reminders!
Drive-thru beer pickup time: Saturday, May 15th from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
All beer is pre-sold online and delivered to your vehicle with proof of purchase and valid ID. PROXIES ALLOWED with copy of email receipt & 21+*

10:30 am – 1:30 pm • Yoga on Tap
Burning Bush Brewery, 4014 N. Rockwell St., Chicago (773) 681-0215 Map
Join us at Burning Bush Brewery for two of our favorite things – yoga and beer. The 60 minute vinyasa yoga class is beginner friendly and will be taught by certified instructor Sonia Dove. Bring your own yoga mat to take class with us inside the brewery – masks are required. Stretch, unwind and enjoy a cold beer after class!
Saturday, May 15th and 29th at 10:30am
Please arrive 5-10 minutes prior to class to check-in
$25 ticket (Eventbrite) covers class and a beer
Please be mindful to socially distance and to wear your face mask while walking around the brewery and during class. Once at your table, you may take off your face mask.

11:00 am – 6:00 pm • T-Mobile Truck at River Hawk Brewing
River Hawk Brewing, 24735 W. Eames St., Channahon, IL (815) 255-2202 Map
Come check out the T-Mobile Truck at River Hawk Brewing. Grab a beer/wine and lunch/dinner at Country Grill Chicken too!!
The T-Mobile Truck team will have games, giveaways (while supplies last), all the latest mobile phones and devices, and a chance to win a set Powerbeats Bluetooth headphones.
PLUS – River Hawk customers who purchase a pint of beer or glass of wine will receive a River Hawk Brewing T-Shirt! While supplies last so come early. One T-shirt per customer must be 21 years or older.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm • Yoga and Craft Beer
Rock Island Public House, 13328 Olde S. Western Ave., Blue Island, IL 708-388-5513 Map
*OUTDOOR* yoga with @alexanderforshort is back! $20 includes one hour of yoga designed for all levels of experience followed with a beer of your choice! Please bring your own mat, or multiple since we will be outside!

12:00 – 9:00 pm • 9th Anniversary Bash
Pig Minds Brewing Co., 4080 Steele Dr., Machesney Park, IL (779) 423-2147 Map
Our 9th Anniversary Celebration will be held on Saturday May 15th.
Make plans to join us with a day filled with great FOOD, BEER & MUSIC.
We will be announcing our beer and food lineup in the coming days.

12:00 – 3:00 pm • Things We Don’t Say Tap Takeover
McCarty Mills Taproom, 140 S. River St., Aurora, IL (630) 229-0451 Map
Things We Don’t Say: Craft Beer for Mental Health is an IPA being brewed across the world by breweries to raise awareness on mental health by encouraging people to talk about their feelings and experiences. Join us on Saturday: Things We Don’t Say will be taking over our taps and we’ll be kicking back $1 to the project. Home Run Hot Dogs and Lemonade will be here from 12-9. Come out grab a dog and a beer for a good cause.

12:00 – 7:00 pm • Bringin’ Back the 90s – Grunge Style
Miskatonic Brewing Co., 1000 N. Frontage Rd., Darien, IL 630-541-9414 Map
It has been a long year, and we wanted to throw a small bash. We thought it would be best to “Bring Back the 90s”.
The taproom will be rocking nothing but 90s hits all day. Weather Permitting: we will be having some 90s Grunge music playing throughout the day. Matt Ray from Mangled Mona will be doing an acoustic set from 1-4 pm, and then our very own brewery band, The Toxic Avengers, will take the stage at 4:30 and go until they can’t play anymore.
Chef Alex and Ayala’s Empanadas will be setting up shop all day. Chef Alex will be serving up Empanadas, Tamales, Palates, Agua Fresca, and a kids menu for the little ones. He is also working on some lovely doggie treats, so let’s make this a family affair!!
We will be following all Covid-19 restrictions. An ample amount of seating will be inside as well as on our patio and in our Biergarten.

12:00 – 4:00 pm • Polka & Pierogi with Ted’s Take Five!
Region Ale, 1080 US-41, Schererville, IN 219-322-2337 Map
It’s Live Polka Music with Ted’s Take Five, Pierogi, Sausage & Kraut, and Okocim Polish Lager! Plus 50 craft beer taps. You don’t have to wait for Pierogi Fest, just come out to Region Ale! Call for reservations or message us. Polish food starts at Noon and music starts at 1 pm!

12:00 – 3:00 pm • Ales for ALS
Noon Whistle Brewing, 800 E. Roosevelt Rd., Lombard, IL ​(630) 376-6895 Map
& 1748 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, IL 331-431-4882 Map
Who’s Coming With Me, is made with the 2021 version 1 hop blend from ALS. This hop variety gives off blends of tropical fruit and herbal tea to give you a mouthwatering sensation. The aroma smells of grapefruit and citrus rinds with a hint of raspberry candy.
So… Who’s coming with me?

12:00 – 9:30 pm • Mayfest 2021
Elmhurst Brewing Co., 171 N. Addison Ave., Elmhurst, IL 630-834-2739 Map
First Annual Mayfest!
We here at Elmhurst Brewing Co. thought it would be fun to invite all our friends out to drink some beer safely, so Mayfest was born! We had originally planned this for last May and that couldn’t happen. The whole world changed, but now we feel a lot more prepared and confident in our safety procedures to invite you all to hang out with us too! There will be a Charity Auction that benefits a local Charity “No Frills Fun Run Charity“. They do amazing work in the community and are near and dear to our hearts!
Beer Friends are the Best Friends:
Alter, Black Horizon, Brother Chimp, Church Street, Holzlager, Kinslahger, More Brewing Co., Noon Whistle, Pollyanna, Short Fuse, Skeleton Key, Whiskey Hill, Will County Brewing Co., Wolfden 
Tickets can be purchased at Elmhurstbrewingcompany.com under the shop tab

  • Four, 90-minute time slots.
  • Time slots are limited to 50 people.
  • Online tickets are $50.
  • Tickets at the door are $60 **If there are any available**.
  • Tickets are non-refundable.
  • Wristbands will be given out
  • We allow time in between those slots for our cleaning crew to get out there and sanitize everything.
  • Masks must be worn upon entry, and anytime you aren’t sipping sudz
  • The Brew Pub will be open for food sales and the general public.

We can’t wait to hangout with everyone and enjoy some good brews outside in the Beergarden safely, Cheers!

12:30 pm • Hammond MRC: 18th Street Brewery Run
18th Street Brewery, 5417 Oakley Ave., Hammond, IN (219) 803-0820 Map
Join the Mikkeller Running Club: 18th Street Brewery Chapter (while following social distancing guidelines) on Saturday August 15th at 12:30pm for run #40! We will meet at 18th Street Brewery Hammond and do a 5K run/walk on the Erie Lackawanna Trail and then order some delicious beer/food on the patio! All skill levels welcome! Go your own pace/distance. Hand sanitizer will be readily available and don’t forget your mask/face covering!

1:00 pm • Lucky Monk Collab Release
Sew Hop’d Brewery & Taproom, One Union Special Plaza, Ste. 113, Huntley, IL (815) 701-8819 Map
Join us for a party on the patio with our friends from The Lucky Monk in South Barrington. We’ll be celebrating the release of our blended collab beer- Sew Lucky Together Belgian IPA.
The Lucky Monk will be cooking up their delicious burgers and pretzels for you all to munch on.
Also enjoy some live tunes from local musician Tyler Smith, at 1:00.
Music, burgers, sunshine, friends, & beer- sounds like the perfect Saturday to us! We cannot wait.

3:00 – 10:00 pm • Tone Capone Tacos & Jim Soule Live!
Black Lung Brewing Co., 2217 IL-83, Round Lake Beach, IL (847) 340-3320 Map
Tone Capone tacos at 4 PM and live music by Jim Soule starts at 7 PM! Come for the brews, stay for the entertainment!

3:00 – 7:00 pm • BBQ pop Up At Dry City Brew Works
Dry City Brew Works, 120B N. Main St., Wheaton, IL (630) 456-4787 Map
Fire & Smoke BBQ Company is going to be popping up and serving some of our delicious BBQ to go along with the amazing, unique beer at Dry City Brew Works.
We will be there from 3-7pm or Sold Out!

4:00 – 8:00 pm • Boils, Oysters & Brews in the Beer Garden
Plank Road Tap Room, 39W149 Plank Rd., Elgin, IL 224-238-3527 Map
Our friends from The Argonaut will be out in the barn doing what they do best….Seafood! Enjoy Hot & Ready seafood boils, fresh oysters, and lobster rolls in our award winning beer garden this summer!
We’ll post menus as the event date approaches, but in the mean time mark those calendars….you won’t want to miss this fun pop-up event!

4:00 – 7:00 pm • Brews and Bites with Bella Cucina Catering
Elder Brewing Co., 218 E. Cass St., Joliet, IL (815) 651-4200 Map
Bells Pig Wings, or a “Poor Girl” (with a side of Cheezies), $10.

5:00 – 8:00 pm • F&S BBQ POP UP at NOON Whistle
Noon Whistle Brewing, 1748 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, IL 331-431-4882 Map
Fire & Smoke BBQ Company is going to be popping up and serving some of our delicious BBQ to go along with the amazing, unique beer at Noon Whistle Brewing in Naperville.
We will be there from 5-8pm or Sold Out!

5:00 – 8:00 pm • Mac Dynamite Pop-up
Holzlager Brewing Co., 150 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock, IL (815) 308-5901 Map
Our friends from Mac Dynamite will be back pop’n up in the taproom. Come enjoy explosive mac and your favorite pint! Outdoor beer garden is open with plenty of seating.

6:30 – 9:30 pm • The Rough Cut plus Mac & More at Zumbier
ZümBier, 3232 Monroe St., Waukegan, IL 847-420-7313 Map
Music by The Rough Cut 6:30 pm. 60-to today’s rock and pop. This band is always a great time.
Food by Mac & More 4pm always fresh menu posted here when available.
New bier appearing every day. We’re open 2-10 Saturdays
latest Menu here.

7:00 pm • Side Lot Bingo!
Side Lot Brewery, 110 Slocum Lake Rd., Wauconda, IL 847-714-2584 Map
We’re playing Bingo again!
Get ready to shake your balls every Tuesday night at Side Lot Brewery. Limited seating is available both inside and outside. Reservations are HIGHLY recommended.
MASKS ARE REQUIRED TO ENTER THE PROPERTY & ANYTIME YOU’RE NOT SEATED. If this is a problem, stay home.

Sunday, May 16

1:00 – 5:00 pm • Biker Dude Burgers at Sew Hop’d!
Sew Hop’d Brewery & Taproom, One Union Special Plaza, Ste. 113, Huntley, IL (815) 701-8819 Map
Biker Dude Burgers is SMASHING our Burgers at Sew Hop’d this Sunday from 1-5pm or Sell Out!
If you like a BEEFY, JUICY, CHEESY and TOASTED FRESH BAKED TOASTED BRIOCHE BUN SMASHBURGER, then come eat one or two!
Menu:
The Double/Double: The Classic $10 includes a bag of Classic Lays Potato Chips
There will be one ” Special” Burger on the menu in a limited quantity for $12 includes Chips
The TRIPLE D! AKA: The Stoner Burger is available for $15 includes Chips
There is FREE BACON for the 1st few customers.
There is also WHO CAN TAKE THE BEST PIC OF OUR BURGER CONTEST
Post your pic on your Social, Tag us and then we will pick the winning Burger Photo.
The Winner gets a FREE bottle of our seasoning and their pic featured on our Social Pages!
Come THIRSTY and come HUNGRY!

2:00 – 6:00 pm • Mediterranean Food Pop Up!
LunaR brewing co, 54 E. St. Charles Rd., Villa Park, IL 630-530-2077 Map
In culinary school I had a Lebanese friend named Al that was a guest chef for one of our international dinners. I now make “Al’s chicken” on a regular basis. I hope you’ll like it as much as I do.
Menu
Bowl: Lebanese style chicken or shawarma sausage, rice or lettuce, toum garlic sauce, veggies, sumac onions, hummus, micro arugula.
Wrap: Lebanese style chicken or shawarma pork sausage, naan, toum, sumac onions, micro arugula.

2:00 – 3:30 pm • Molly’s Cupcakes Beer-Cider Pairing (Spring Edition)
Tapville Social – Rosemont, 5220 Fashion Outlets Way, Rosemont, IL (847) 227-0063 Map
Tapville Social is pairing craft beer & cider with Molly’s Cupcakes. Join us for a event to sample five delicious Molly’s Cupcakes and five beer and cider selections. Bring some friends and shop at the mall and visit Tapville Social in the Food Court for this delicious event.
Get Tickets here ($35).

4:00 – 7:00 pm • Daily Special Food Truck
Nightshade and Dark’s Pandemonium Brewing, 216 W. Clayton St., Waukegan, IL (847) 445-2467 Map
Local new kids on the block The Daily Special bring burgers, sandwiches and daily specials to Waukegan.

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