Chicago Week in Beer, January 17-20

Chicago Week in Beer, January 17-20
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Monday, January 17

3:00 – 7:00 pm • Country Grill Chicken Truck
Evil Horse Brewing Co., 1338 Main St., Crete, IL (708) 304-2907 Map
Country Grill Chicagoland is a food truck company offering rotisserie chicken and ribs fresh from the spit, homemade salads and pretzels.

5:00 – 8:00 pm • Wandering Cafe Pop-up
Temperance Beer Co., 2000 Dempster St., Evanston, IL (847) 864-1000 Map
Wandering Cafe will be serving up delicious food every Monday in our Tap Room!

5:30 – 8:30 pm • Indoor Disc Golf Putting League
The Church Street Brewing Co., 1480 Industrial Dr. Ste. C, Itasca, IL (630) 438-5725 Map
Join Kristen Every Monday for Indoor Disc Golf Putting League. November 29-January 31st.
Sign up starts at 5:30pm with team partner draw at 6. Come play tonight or every Monday to win! For more details come to the taproom and check it out for yourself

7:00 – 10:00 pm • Weekly Trivia @ Pilot Project
Pilot Project Brewing, 2140 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago (773) 270-5995 Map
Join us in the Pilot Project Heated Tent for free pub trivia every Monday!
Beer Special: Every player will receive one free 4oz taster of beer, booch or cider.
Reservations Available on Tock

Tuesday, January 18

Domaine de Calais Release
Two Brothers Tap House, 30W315 Calumet Ave., Warrenville, IL 630-393-2337 Map
To kick off Two Brothers Belgian Beer Week, we are releasing our new Domaine de Calais Tuesday at the Tap House!
Inspired by our award-winning flagship beer, Domaine DuPage, this Barrel Aged Belgian-Style Blonde Ale has a mild sweetness and spice with minimal bitterness. The aging process in Bourbon barrels adds layers of oak and vanilla notes for a complex flavor profile.
Domaine de Calais will be available on draft and in 4-pack cans to go, with a limited number of collectors posters (signed by the artist) available!

Friends Themed Trivia
Light the Lamp Brewery, 10 N. Lake St., Ste. 107, Grayslake, IL 847-752-8489 Map
Tuesday is Friends themed trivia! It also marks the return of Taco Tuesday and Margaritas to-go.

Penrose Tap Takeover
The Green Lady, 3328 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago 773-525-5571 Map
Enjoy beers from Penrose Brewing Co.

4:00 – 8:00 pm • Beer Dinner At Home Is Back
Cultivate by Forbidden Root, 4710 N. Ravenswood Ave., Chicago 773-961-7919 Map
We are excited for you to try out our Beer Dinner At Home that we have put together for this upcoming Tuesday, 1/18. This special $75 package for two, includes 5 courses, 5 beer pairings (24oz to 32oz each), and tasting notes from our Head Brewer, Nick. See the delicious courses Chef Carlos Cruz has prepared below! 
1ST COURSE: Carrot & Apple Soup
2ND COURSE: Beet & Burrata
3RD COURSE: Rotolo Pasta
4TH COURSE: Chicken Roulade
This will be available for carryout or curbside pickup on 1/18 (4pm-8pm). To order, please email
We will reach out to confirm availability – there are a limited amount of spots available. 

4:00 pm • Specialty Tapping at Laschet’s Inn
Laschet’s Inn, 2119 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago 773-478-7915 Map
Don’t miss out on our January Specialty Tapping!! Tuesday at 4pm, we will be tapping a wooden barrel of the Plank Heller Weizenbock. If you like Vitus….you definitely need to try this one out!

6:30 pm • Tuesday Trivia: Marvel Universe
One Allegiance Brewing, 10215 S. Harlem Ave., Chicago Ridge, IL (708) 529-7067 Map
Join us on Tuesdays for a night of trivia dedicated to various popular TV shows, movies, and themes! First Tuesday of every month is general knowledge trivia. Each game is free to play!
First place winner will receive a $30 OAB Gift Card and other prizes include a beer to go. There is no entry fee to play trivia.
Trivia starts at 7pm but come in to register at 6:30pm so you and your team can grab a couple drinks before the games start!
See you soon for some fun, games and prizes!

7:00 pm • Brewery Bingo
The Open Bottle Lockport, 16437 159th St., Lockport, IL (815) 293-6350 Map
Brewery Bingo is back! Over the next 5 months, we’re partnering with a new brewery every Thursday at 7pm for our monthly Brewery Bingo! No more sneaking into bingo halls for you!
Every week, we’ll have a draft beer on special and prizes from a variety of local breweries.
Here’s who’s up for the next 5 months:
January – Werk Force Brewing Co.
February – Half Acre Beer Co.
March – Old Irving Brewing Co.
April – Goose Island Beer Co.
May – Mikerphone Brewing
It’s Bingo with breweries you love & fantastic prizes for you to win!
Imagine a Bingo card. Now replace the B-I-N-G-O with five breweries and the numbers replaced with their most popular beers. We’ll spin our bingo balls ’round and ’round until a random ball decides to set itself free. We call out a beer, you look at your bingo card, and then place a bottle cap on your card if you’re lucky. Get 5 in a row and win a prize! In between rounds, there will be penny pours, good music and even better times. Must be 21+ to play.

7:00 – 9:00 pm • Trivia Night at Alter Brewing Downers Grove
Alter Brewing Co., 2300 Wisconsin Ave. #213, Downers Grove, IL 630-541-9558 Map
Come out for our General Knowledge trivia night and join your host as they quiz your teams through two full hours of general knowledge trivia, including awesome themed bonus rounds and music rounds!
While we’re testing your wit, Alter Brewing Company will be keeping you fueled up with craft brews all night, PLUS the top teams will win bragging rights and prizes, so bring your friends, family, and even your enemies (if they’re good at trivia) to increase your chances of winning. Feel free to order in delivery from one of the awesome local restaurants (we highly recommend Dan’s Pizza!) to enjoy during the event, as well.
Due to limited capacity, reservations will be taken for indoor tables the time being – simply email to reserve a table for your team.
Please follow ALL Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions put in place by the venue, and here are a few extra tips:
1) Please bring your own pen/pencil. Our host will have pencils just in case, but it would be best to use your own for everyone’s safety & comfort.
2) The questions will be read by your host over our PA system, but may not be displayed on a screen if one is not easily available.
3) Any and all rules/restrictions are subject to change.

7:00 – 9:00 pm • Disney Movie Trivia
The Red Barn Restaurant and Brewery, 303 E. Kensington Rd., Mount Prospect, IL (847) 749-0064 Map
Guess the questions, movie scenes and tunes! Free Play. $150 in Prizes. RSVP today by sending us a message or give us a call.

Wednesday, January 19

3:00 pm • 9yr Anniversary!
Rock Island Public House, 13328 S. Western Ave., Blue Island, IL 708-388-5513 Map
Join us to celebrate 9 years of craziness! Free jukebox, treats from the kitchen, Butter Upon Bacon, and of course, DRINKS! Specials happening all day long!

4:00 pm • Beer Release: Game Trail, Trail Mix Porter
Wolfden Brewing, 112 W. Lake St., Bloomingdale, IL (847) 610-5117 Map
We are releasing Game Trail – A trail mix inspired porter! Brewed to give notes of dried fruit to go along with the added cocoa nib and roasted peanut flavor. 
The first 20 people to purchase a pint of Game Trail will receive a FREE bowl of trail mix to compliment it!

5:00 – 7:30 pm • Tighthead 10th Anniversary Tapping
Garfield’s Beverage Warehouse, 15 S. Brockway St., Palatine, IL (847) 359-0400 Map
Join us at the bar for a celebration of the 10th Anniversary Limited Edition Triple IPA from Tighthead Brewing Co.! We will be offering individual pours for purchase and will have (a very limited) amount of 4pk cans available for sale as well!

6:30 – 9:00 pm • Cookie Class with Three75 Cookies
Oswego Brewing Co., 61 S. Main St., Oswego, IL (331) 999-1991 Map
This class is for the beginner cookier or for the person who is just curious about what cookie decorating is all about! If you have limited experiences with sugar cookies, found yourself frustrated with royal icing, or if you’re trying to win come the holidays, this is the class for you! We will be doing a fun winter theme set that tastes amazing and will look even better once you’ve completed your decorating!
This class is hosted by Three75. The owner, Therese will provide everything you will need from cookies, icing, sprinkles, and a box to take your awesome creations home in – we just need YOU!
Purchase Tickets here.

7:00 – 10:00 pm • Bar Bingo
Crafted 1979, 19200 LaGrange Rd., Ste. E, Mokena, IL 708-860-2826 Map
Bar Bingo with a brewery sponsors each night! There will be specialty tappings and prizes all night long. The sponsor rotates regularly with the usual bingo fun.

7:00 – 9:00 pm • Penrose + Sidecar Beer Pairing Dinner
Sidecar Supper Club & Beer Garden, 12 N. River St., Batavia, IL (630) 406-9200 Map
Join us for our next beer dinner with Penrose Brewing! Celebrating Dolly Parton’s 76th Birthday with a 5 course Southern-Style Menu pairing for $76/person (includes tax, not gratuity)
1st Course • G’rado – Table Beer
• House made Pork Rinds and pimento cheese canape
2nd Course • Coffee Stout – with Kindred Coffee Roasters
• Nashville Hot Chicken N’ Waffles
3rd Course • Dryft – IPA
Curried Shrimp and Grits
4th Course • Schwartzbier – brewed especially for this dinner
• ‘Briscuits’ and gravy (biscuits made with brisket fat)
Dessert Course • Double Barrel Wild 10 (2018)
• Dolly’s favorite Banana Pudding
RSVP today to confirm your spot! Tickets $76 at Eventbrite, call 630-406-9200 or email

7:00 – 9:00 pm • Stump Trivia Quiz
Ten Ninety Brewing Co., 1025 Waukegan Rd., Glenview, IL 224-432-5472 Map
IN-PERSON trivia is back at Ten Ninety Brewing Company! Wednesday nights have never been better! Join us for two free, fun, rounds of trivia beginning at 7pm & 8pm.
We will be using our new digital scoring system. Each team will designate one person to submit answers on your team’s behalf. No need to write anything down by hand, no need to stand up, and no need to turn in a paper answer slip!
Remember – venue capacity may be limited, so please call ahead to RSVP!
More info: here.

7:00 pm • Game of Thrones Trivia
Off Square Brewing, 11000 Delaware Pkwy., Crown Point, IN (219) 310-8898 Map
Come test your Game of Thrones knowledge!

7:30 – 9:30 pm • Park & Recreation Theme Trivia
Global Brew Tap House, 2100 Prairie St., Saint Charles, IL 630-549-0397 Map
Are you ready? New Year New Theme Trivia!
Parks & Recreation!

Thursday, January 20

3:00 – 9:00 pm • Nashville Hot Chicken Thursday!
Wildrose Brewing Co., 1104 E. Main St., Griffith, IN (219) 595-5054 Map
It’s Thursday… know what that means.
Due to popular demand we’re serving up Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwiches every Thursday. Topped with Chef Mike’s homemade slaw and pickles and paired with a side of fries for just $10!
We are now also offering up a less spicy version for those who can’t handle all the heat. Both the spicy and less spicy will be available only while supplies last. These have been extremely popular the last few weeks so you don”t wanna miss out!

6:00 – 8:00 pm • Rhythm n’ Brews Music Bingo
On Tour Brewing Co., 1725 W. Hubbard St., Chicago 312-796-3119 Map
Test your music knowledge at our first ever “Rhythm n’ Brews” music bingo night Thursdays through February from 6 – 8 PM! From behind-the-scenes tour tickets to 4-packs of our delicious beers, there are a ton of prizes to be won. Grab a bingo-loving buddy, a beer and escape the cold weather for a guaranteed fun night.
No sign-up necessary. If you’re itching to play, let a bartender know when you arrive and they’ll give you a bingo sheet. Rhythm n’ Brews Music Bingo is on a come-and-go basis but the longer you stay, the better the chance you have of winning!

6:30 – 8:30 pm • BINGO Night with Riverlands in Minooka
Iron&Glass Minooka, 104 Ridge Rd., Minooka, IL (815) 255-2114 Map
BINGO Night is now in Minooka.
Our first BINGO night is sponsored by Riverlands Brewing Co. and they will be here with prizes for the winners!
Watch for updates on what Riverlands beer will be on tap for the night.

7:00 pm • Dutchbag Brewing Release
Estelle’s, 2013 W. North Ave., Chicago 773-782-0450 Map
Zebra Jacuzzi: Dark Nordic Sour w/ Dutch Coco, Black Currants, & Fresh Kishu Mandarins 6.1%
What’s wilder than a zebra in a jacuzzi?
A dark beer that tastes like sourdough topped w/ chocolate, orange zest, & raisins? Maybe!
For awhile we’ve been dreaming of a beer that tastes like Ollibollen, (a Dutch treat usually eaten around the new year) which is essentially a fried doughball covered w/ other sweet toppings. This blended batch of porters is conditioned on imported dutch coco powder, black currants, & 2.85 lbs per bbl of fresh kishu mandarin juice from yuzu lemons!!
On THURSDAY JAN 20th you can catch the draft debut of ZEBRA at Estelle’s starting at 7PM!
There will also be several other Dutchbag can & draft offerings alongside Zebra, team members @pdanes & @thegnartender will be hanging out all night, so come on by and spread some love to the dutchies.
21+, Proof required at the door

7:00 – 10:00 pm • Twisted Hippo Three-Peat Pinball Tournaments
Twisted Hippo, 2925 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago (708) 844-7768 Map
Test your skills and win prizes at the Twisted Hippo Taproom & Eatery January three-peat pinball tournaments!
Three separate tournaments happen January 17, 24, & 31. Check-in starts at 6 and play begins at 7. Come to one or all three. Tournaments will be IFPA certified for world ranking points.
$10 entry fee. $5 goes to the prize pool. $4 for arcade admission and $1 for IFPA fees. All nine games set on free play. Please bring cash.
We’ll have Twisted Hippo gifts cards and other special prizes for tournament winners and randomly selected players.
Balanced Matchplay format. Players will be placed in groups of four each round of play.

7:00 – 10:00 pm • Trivia Night
Crafted 1979, 19200 LaGrange Rd., Ste. E, Mokena, IL 708-860-2826 Map
Bar Trivia with special drafts and prizes. Each night will be sponsored by a different rotation of breweries. The sponsor rotates every four months with the same general knowledge trivia from New Guy Trivia.

7:00 pm • Utopias Pours
Global Brew Tap House, 2100 Prairie St., Saint Charles, IL 630-549-0397 Map
Who is ready for some Sam Adams Utopias? Available January 20 | 7P

7:00 pm • 20s Music Bingo
The Brass Tap, 14225 95th Ave., Ste. 400, Orland Park, IL 708-226-1827 Map
Music from the last TWO years!
Music Bingo hosted by DJ Rick! Its’ Name That Tune meets Classic Bingo (yes you can use your phones) Fun! Prizes! Share this event!

7:00 pm • Bingo and Band Beer Thursdays!
Whiner Beer Co., 1400 W. 46th St., Chicago 312-810-2271 Map
Every Thursday in January we’re hosting bingo night and $5 Band Beers
We’ll start Bingo at 7pm and offer our dry hopped session ale all evening.

7:30 pm • Lord of The Rings Trivia
Elmhurst Brewing Co., 171 N. Addison Ave., Elmhurst, IL 630-834-2739 Map
Relive, (arguably) the most EPIC trilogy ever made with The Lord of The Rings Trivia! We go live January 20th at 7:30pm so get your reservations in now before we run out of tables! (630)834-BREW(2739)

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