Chicago Week in Beer, March 21-24

Chicago Week in Beer, March 21-24
Stronger Together fundraiser for Twisted Hippo at Eris on Monday.

The big event this week is the “Stronger Together Benefit Beer Fest“, being held at Eris on Monday. Over 40 brewers will be pouring to help raise funds for Twisted Hippo, which was devastated by fire last month. Just in case this site is not showing the frames, details are at the Tock link.

Monday, March 21

4:00 – 6:30 pm • Tap Room Trivia
Temperance Beer Co., 2000 Dempster St., Evanston, IL (847) 864-1000 Map
Join us every Sunday for trivia from 3-5:30 pm for fun, delicious beer, and prizes!

5:00 – 8:00 pm • Stronger Together Benefit Beer Fest
Eris Brewery and Cider House, 4240 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago (773) 943-6200 Map
Join the neighborhood and industry business at ERIS Brewery & Cider House on March 21st to support the Twisted Hippo Family.
The community businesses are coming together for a one-night FEST to support Twisted Hippo Brewing There are 40 lovely Chicagoland breweries, cideries and meaderies that will be providing beverages, including Banging Gavel Brews, Burning Bush Brewery, Haymarket Pub & Brewery, Hopewell Brewing Co., Miskatonic Brewing Co., Revolution Brewing, Second City Meadery and Sketchbook Brewing Co. Smoque BBQ will be preparing delicious food.
All ticket sales will be donated, so please come and support the displaced employees of The Twisted Hippo. $75 through Tock.
For Questions about this event, Please call ERIS Brewery & Cider House at (773) 943-6200

5:00 – 10:00 pm • Oberon Day!
Sheffield’s Beer and Wine Garden, 3258 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago, IL 773-281-4989 Map
Spring is here and Oberon is back! Come join the Bell’s Crew to celebrate the return of the king.

Tuesday, March 22

11:00 am • Brass Tap Beer Madness
The Brass Tap, 14225 95th Ave. Ste. 400, Orland Park, IL 708-226-1827 Map
Noon Whistle Brewing  vs Pollyanna Brewing Co. Come out and help your favorite local craft brewery move on to be crowned our Beer Madness Champions.
Watch for other pairings on our Facebook page.

4:00 – 9:00 pm • Support Urban Farming
Haymarket Pub & Brewery, 737 W. Randolph St., Chicago (312) 638-0700 Map
Every Tuesday join us at the brewpub and order a Big Mick Burger + 12oz pour of Harold’s ’83 Honey Ale + a shot of Wolf Point Bourbon for $25 and we’ll donate $5 to Urban Growers Collective.
Urban Growers Collective currently operates eight urban farms across 11 acres in the city of Chicago. On these farms, Urban Growers Collective’s job training and education, food access, and community engagement programs support health, economic development, healing, and creativity. The Green Era Renewable Energy and Urban Farm Campus in Auburn Gresham will serve as a centralized hub for workforce development, education, food access, and community well-being.

6:30 – 9:00 pm • Tuesday Trivia: The Office
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!

6:30 – 8:30 pm • Marvel & DC Films Trivia
18th Street Brewery, 5417 Oakley Ave., Hammond, IN (219) 803-0820 Map
Come out and test your team’s knowledge of both the Marvel and DC Cinematic Universes!
Scott with Baig of Tricks Entertainment will be quizzing your teams over all sorts of Marvel and DC films and tv shows while 18th Street Brewing keeps your team fueled up with their delicious food and drinks all night!
Be sure to get there early and snag your team a spot and fuel up with some drinks, see you soon!
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.
Thanks for supporting Baig of Tricks – we look forward to seeing you soon!

7:00 – 9:00 pm • Trivia Night at Pollyanna Brewing St. Charles
Pollyanna – St. Charles, 106 S. Riverside Ave., St. Charles, IL  Map
It’s time to put those endless afternoons of answering along with Jeopardy contestants to use — come out and prove you’ve got the deepest well of useless information at  Baig of Tricks‘s General Knowledge Trivia Night!
Gather your team and join your host as they quiz you through two full hours of general knowledge trivia, including awesome themed bonus rounds and music rounds!
While we’re testing your team, Pollyanna 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 to enjoy during the event, as well.
Be sure to get there early and snag your team a spot and fuel up with some drinks, see you soon!
Please follow ALL Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions put in place by the venue,

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 trivia@alterbrewing.com 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 • FREE BINGO w/ prizes
Holzlager Brewing Co., 150 S. Eastwood Dr., Unit F, Woodstock, IL (815) 308-5901 Map
Free Taproom Bingo. Bring the whole family and have fun. Anyone can play.

8:00 – 10:30 pm • Trivia Night in Skokie
Sketchbook Brewing Co. – Skokie, 4901 Main St., Skokie, IL (847) 588-0652 Map
Trivia courtesy of Pub Trivia USA. No cards, teams will play on their phone apps. Prizes for the winning teams: $35 for 1st place, $25 for 2nd, $15 for 3rd. Pop up Latin American cuisine from Libertad from 5:30-8:30p!

8:00 pm • Brewery Bingo
The Open Bottle Lockport, 16437 159th St., Lockport, IL (815) 293-6350 Map
Brewery Bingo is back! Each month, 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:
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!
HOW TO PLAY:
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.

8:00 – 10:00 pm • Trivia Night at Black & Gray
Black & Gray Brewing Co., 311 Barrington Ave., East Dundee, IL (224) 484-8200 Map
Join us for weekly trivia!
Questions cover all subjects (Current Events, Geography, History, Movies, Music, Pop Culture, Science, Sports), and you play as a team. No limit to team sizes, so bring all the friends you want.
The top teams will win gift certificates to be redeemed on a future trivia night.

Wednesday, March 23

12:00 – 4:00 pm • Work From Here Weekdays
Riverlands Brewing Co., 1860 Dean St. Unit A, St. Charles, IL (630) 549-6293 Map
Wednesdays…the half way point to the weekend. Let us help make the work week a bit better with our Work From HERE Wednesday special!
Each week, come by with your work team, laptop, paper work….or just your self…and enjoy $2.00 off full pours of any of our 16 taps.
On occasion, we’ll have food trucks or pop-ups to supply your mid-day hunger cravings. Otherwise, bring lunch or order delivery from one of our local St. Charles neighbors.

5:00 – 8:00 pm • Wednesday Pop-Up – Biker Dude Burgers
Buffalo Creek Brewing, 360 Historical Lane, Long Grove, IL 847-821-6140 Map
Details to come here

6:00 – 7:30 pm • Sip & Paint at Temperance Beer Co.
Temperance Beer Co., 2000 Dempster St., Evanston, IL (847) 864-1000 Map
Head down to Temperance Beer Co. and join Evanston Public Library for an evening of painting, fun, and classic beers! During this event you will be able to share your thoughts on both the Spanish and English collection and get to know some of our very own Evanston residents! We will also have an opportunity to finish a community art project that will be on display at the Robert Crown Branch. *Must be 21+
Register here.

6:30 – 9:00 pm • Barrel Night 2022
City Hall, 838 W. Kinzie St., Chicago (312) 801-1181 Map
(Posting this because some beer and cider people will be there)
Join Chicago magazine for the seventh annual Barrel Night. A collection of the most premium brands will be showcasing their products for guests to enjoy, alongside plenty of food & activities.
$45 through Eventbrite.
Your ticket includes 2.5 hours of sampling premium spirits + gourmet bites.
A few things to look forward to:
Makers Mark, James B. Beam Distilling Co., Three Floyds Distilling, Goose Island Bourbon County Stout,. Crown Royal, Caste & Key, Coppercraft, George Dickel Bourbon Whisky, Heaven’s Door Whiskey, Letherbee Gin, Mammoth Distillery, Four Roses, J. Henry & Sons, Starward Whiskey, St. George Spirits, Templeton Rye, Topo Chico, Virtue Cider, and many more!
Enjoy gourmet bites from DineAmic Hospitality and Gene and Georgetti, along with a sip and paint station, VR experience, hand painted tattoos from Rosa Flor Designs and more!
Award-Winning Mentalist, Sidney Friedman will be strolling through the event!
Be sure to bring a valid ID. We’re only able to welcome guests 21 and over at this event.
ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL.
Questions? Email us at diana@chicagomag.com

7:00 pm • Karaoke Night
Harbor Brewing Co., Lake Villa, 136 Cedar Ave., Lake Villa, IL  Map
KARAOKE @ HBC Lake Villa!!
Hosted by Jesse Lynn of Kidron Music
$1 off beers for MUG CLUB MEMBERS

7:00 – 9:00 pm • Trivia Wednesdays at Black Lung!!
Black Lung Brewing Co., 2217 N. Illinois 83, Round Lake Beach, IL (224) 643-7204 Map
We have trivia every Wednesday with Dancing in the Rain DJ! Come have a tasty craft beer and win a cool prize, if you’re good enough;) This is free trivia!

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 – 9:00 pm • 3 Floyds Beer Dinner
Sidecar Supper Club & Beer Garden, 12 N. River St., Batavia, IL (630) 406-9200 Map
Join us for our next Beer Dinner with Three Floyds Brewing Co.!
$85 includes tax, 5 perfectly paired courses and brewery swag to take home.
Course 1 – Speed castle / Bacon Slider
Course 2 – Brian Boru / Korean style spring roll corn dog
Course 3 – Barbarian Haze / Griddled Red Snapper & Hush Puppies
Course 4 – Crushing Mass / Texas Twinkie
Dessert Course – Molten Mirrors / Peach Cobbler hand pie

7:00 – 9:00 pm • Trivia at Lo Rez Brewery
Lo Rez Brewing and Taproom, 2101 S. Carpenter St., Chicago (888) 404-2262 Map
Hosted by Paul Durica from the Newberry Library
1st place – case [ yes that’s 6 four packs ] of rotating beer
2nd place – gift certificate to share with your team next round
3rd place – round of drinks for your team!
$5/pp to compete! Max of four per team. Trivia begins on March 23rd and will be every 4th Wednesday of the month. Brainstorm those team names to impress Lo Rez!

8:00 – 10:00 pm • Trivia & Tacos @ the LV Taproom!
Harbor Brewing Co., Lake Villa, 136 Cedar Ave., Lake Villa, IL  Map
General Trivia hosted by Chicago Trivia Guys starts at 7pm!
Authentic Mexican Food from Mijo’s will be served starting at 5pm!

8:30 pm • Woman’s History Month Movies
Lo Rez Brewing and Taproom, 2101 S. Carpenter St., Chicago (888) 404-2262 Map
This March, join us for a celebration of Women’s History Month with films directed and or written by women, presented by Rumpus Room. Every Thursday at 7:30 PM.
3/17: Support the Girls
3/24: Hustlers
3/31: Bar and Star go to Del Mar

Thursday, March 24

4:00 – 10:00 pm • Nashville Hot Chicken Thursday!
Wildrose Brewing Co., 1104 E. Main St., Griffith, IN (219) 595-5054 Map
It’s Thursday…..you 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!

5:00 – 8:00 pm • The Biker Dude Smash Burgers
Plank Road Tap Room, 39W149 Plank Rd., Elgin, IL 224-238-3527 Map
The Biker Dude will be out in the beer garden smashing burgers to enjoy with your cold beer. Be sure to check back for the burger special. Cheers!
PRTR & Beer Garden is 21+ only. Children are not allowed on premise.

5:30 – 7:00 pm • Beat The Rep
Topgolf – Schaumburg, 2050 Progress Pkwy., Schaumburg, IL (847) 656-2122 Map
Join us for our Oberon release event and take your chance at beating the Bell’s rep and win some cool swag! Giveaways available while supplies last. Must be 21+ to participate!

5:30 – 7:30 pm • Oberon Launch Party!
The Whistle Sports Bar & Grill, 7537 W 159th St, Tinley Park, IL (708) 904-4990 Map
Join us as we welcome back our favorite warm weather wheat ale, OBERON! Bell’s representatives will be on-site sampling and handing out swag!
Featured beers: Oberon Ale, Official Hazy IPA, Two Hearted Ale

6:00 – 8:00 pm • Keep The Stein Night at Timothy O’Toole’s – Gurnee
Timothy O’Toole’s Pub Gurnee, 5572 Grand Ave., Gurnee, IL 847-249-0800 Map
Join Maplewood & Keep the Stein!
We’ll be celebrating Casimir Pulaski with Cashmere Pulaski pours and limited edition Pulaski Day swag!
Cashmere Pulaski – 5.1% ABV – This variation on our dearest Pilsner is brewed annually for our Pulaski Day celebrations. Cashmere Pulaski is brewed with Warrior & Tettnanger on the hot side, and dry-hopped with Cashmere & Czech Saaz hops. Cold lagered for optimal quaffibilty.

6:00 – 8:00 pm • Dry City Trivia
Dry City Brew Works, 120B N. Main St., Wheaton, IL (630) 456-4787 Map
Trivia at Dry City! Themed trivia every Thursday!

6:00 – 10:00 pm • Riverlands Brewing Anniversary Celebration
Crafted 1979, 19200 LaGrange Rd., Mokena, IL (708) 860-2826 Map
Riverlands has always been a shop favorite for a long time now, and with their third year in the books we will be raising a glass to them!
Join us to enjoy a great selection of their phenomenal beers, including the Third Anniversary IPA. There are going to be some great drafts from them all night so come and join us to celebrate this great accomplishment.

6:00 – 9:00 pm • Take Flight Thursdays
Riverlands Brewing Co., 1860 Dean St. Unit A, St. Charles, IL (630) 549-6293 Map
Thursdays seem lame until you realize they’re really FRIDAY EVE. To celebrate come sample some of St. Charles’ hometown beers and SAVE.
Every Thursday*, from 6pm to close, we’ll take $2.00 off flights of four 5oz pours. This is the PERFECT date night opportunity, or a chance to just try out some of our 16 taps all at once.
We also have a rotating calendar of pub games each Thursday, including our monthly trivia nights, shuffleboard tournies, and (weather permitting) patio disc golf putting. Check our weekly events for more details.
*Excludes holidays or other special events

6:30 pm • Dovetail Beer Dinner
Standard Market, 333 E. Ogden Ave., Westmont, IL (630) 366-7030 Map
Join Dovetail brewers on our guided beer dinner featuring Chicago made Bavarian beers and our perfectly paired dinner on Thursday!
Tickets are $40 include 4 beers, 4 courses, and service gratuity. Get tickets here.
MENU
Mac and cheese bites paired with Dovetail Vienna Style Lager
Blackened chicken lemon zest salad paired with the Dovetail Pilsner
Pub burger with fig and honey goat cheese, bacon, caramelized onions, and green apples paired with Dovetail Hefeweizen
Standard Market housemade flourless chocolate cake a la mode paired with Dovetail Vignette Kriek

6:30 pm • Bring On The Color!
Hunter’s Brewing, 1535 S. Calumet Rd., Chesterton, IN (219) 728-6729 Map
Join Blurred Perspective at Hunters Brewing in Chesterton, Indiana. We will be painting Bring On The Color!!!, all while drinking delicious beer from Hunters Brewery.
There are 12 spots available. Tickets are $35 each and include a canvas, paint, brushes, a free drink and of course a great time!
Click on the link to be taken to the website with the PayPal link.
Message us with any questions.

7:00 – 8:30 pm • BINGO IS BACK!!
Evil Horse Brewing Co., 1338 Main St., Crete, IL 708-304-2907 Map
YESSS!!! Bingo is back! Come join us for a fun night of games and beer! Event is all ages. Free to play with 2 drink minimum.

7:00 – 9:00 pm • Holzlager Trivia
Holzlager Brewing Co., 150 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock, IL (815) 308-5901 Map
Come test your knowledge with our weekly Holzlager Trivia Nights! Our Trivial Pursuit-inspired game focuses on 5 topics: Entertainment, History & Geography, Science & Nature, Art & Literature and Sports & Leisure. Stay tuned for our monthly special-themed trivia nights!

7:00 – 9:00 pm • The Office Trivia Night
One Lake Brewing Co., 1 Lake St., Oak Park, IL (708) 434-5232 Map
Bears, beets, Battlestar Galactica and…..beer!
Come show off your knowledge of everything Dunder Mifflin!
Join Sean with Baig of Tricks Entertainment as he quizzes your team through two full hours of trivia over every season of the hit show (US series only)! 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.
Gather your team and reserve your spot here.

7:30 pm • Office Trivia
Elmhurst Brewing Co., 171 N. Addison Ave., Elmhurst, IL 630-834-2739 Map
“Beers, Beets, Battlestar Galactica”
Make your reservations now by calling (630) 834-BREW (2739)

7:30 – 9:00 pm • Thursty Thursday Elephino Trivia
Side Lot Brewery, 110 Slocum Lake Rd., Wauconda, IL 847-714-2584 Map
Join M.C. Hill & Elephino Trivia every Thursday night at Side Lot Brewery for Team Trivia. Free to play & fabulous prizes to win.

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