Solemn Oath & Emporium Popups "The Void"
Emporium Popups, 2367 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago (773) 697-7922 🌎
Solemn Oath Brewery and Emporium Popups announce The Void, a twenty-four day spectacle of beer, collaboration, friends, music, and good vibes born from the SOB family happening from October 11 through November 3. As always, the beer will be flowing steadily. The jams will be back-to-back.
The event will host a rotating lineup of Solemn Oath beers, including the debut of dual collaboration beers between Emporium and SOB in Afterlife Kids and Shake Senora and will take place at Emporium Arcade Bar’s flux space. Solemn Oath’s Goldmund, a Mexican Hot Chocolate Stout, and a wood-aged version will be released at the close of the pop-up on Saturday, November 3.
Afterlife Kids is a double dry-hopped India Pale Ale with enough Denali, Citra, and Simcoe to satisfy the dead, deadski, gone, split, out of here, afterlife kids, deceased-ahh. All the aroma, 7% ABV,  and available in portable handhelds.
Shake Senora is a 5.5% Hazy Pale Ale double dry hopped with the truly unique tropical fruit and apple-pear nose-breaking Calypso hops. Extremely sessionable and a fierce original. The urge to do the Calypso dance is overwhelming you. It throws your body in the air and rocks you in time with the tropics. Most nights will feature events with partners including Cards Against Humanity (TBA), Plant Shop Chicago (TBA), Aux Cord DJs/These Days (every Saturday), Inhuman Conditions (TBA), Holy Mountain Brewing (October 14), Cigar City Brewing (TBA), and more.
Hours are as follows: Thursday 5PM – 2AM, Friday 5PM – 2AM, Saturday 5PM –  2AM, Sunday 5PM – 2AM, Monday Closed, Tuesday 5PM – 2AM, Wednesday 5PM – 2AM. The pop-up will run from 10/11 – 11/3.

 

4:00 pm - 2:00 am 🍺 Scottie Sippin’ Party w/ Begyle Brewing & 2 Towns Ciderhouse
Tuman's Tap & Grill, 2159 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago 773‑782‑1400 🌎
We’re tapping Scottie Sippin’ Graf, a cider-beer hybrid! Kevin Cary, one of the founders of Begyle Brewing, and his brother, Adam Cary, the head of quality control at 2 Towns Ciderhouse, decided to bring both teams together and come up with something rarely seen in today’s craft market, a Graf (cider-beer hybrid). The collaborative Graf is made with a French Saison base and Newtown Pippin apple juice. This Begyle/2 Towns collab is super rare - come try it!
Tapping 4p | Meet the Begyle/2 Towns Crews 7-9p
Other Featured Ciders/Beers
2 Towns Ciderhouse
Hollow Jack’d Pumpkin Cider
Brightcider Semi-Dry Cider
Begyle Brewing
Bushel and a Peck Peach & Honey Saison
Pinky Swear APA

 

4:00 - 8:00 pm 🍺 Half Acre Tap Takeover/Far&Away Raffle at Franklin Tap
Franklin Tap, 325 S. Franklin, Chicago 312-922-8025 🌎
Join us for a Half Acre Tap Takeover and Far & Away RaffleHalf Acre Tap ListTuna, Lagertown, Now & Then, Sticky Fat, Shrub Tundra, Deep Space, Path of Nomad, Barrel-Aged Big Hugs
Guest Tap List:
Alvarado Street - Cool Runoffs
Arizona Wilderness - Watermelon Gose
Can ListDaisy Cutter, Gone Away IPA
Half Acre rep Matt will be raffling* off two tickets ($188 value) to Half Acre's Far & Away beer festival at Millennium Park on Saturday, October 13th. Drawing at 8pm. Must be present to win. Receive an entry for each Half Acre beer purchased.
Far & Away will be pouring beer from some of the highest rated breweries form across the USA. Many of the breweries are not distributed in Chicago, so this will be a very unique event with some of the most rare & sought after beers currently being produced.

 

4:00 pm 🍺 Thursday Tapping at Tribes Alehouse Tinley
The Tribes Alehouse, 9501 W. 171st St., Tinley Park, IL 708‑966‑2051 🌎
Southern Tier Pumking Imperial Ale: Pumpkin pie flavor tantalizes your taste buds. A little strong in the aroma, but sweet on the palate.

 

5:00 - 8:00 pm 🍺 Next Stop Wet Hop IPA tapping at The Map Room
The Map Room, 1949 N. Hoyne, Chicago, IL 773-252-7636 🌎
The Map Room Chicago is going to be putting Alter Brewing Co.'s new wet-hop IPA on the map October 11th! Join our Chicago rep Mallory and be one of the first to taste this brand new beer. In addition, we'll also have a special cask of our tasty robust porter Alto Porto - the only cask in the city!
Next Stop Wet Hop IPA is a collaboration with the The Museums at Lisle Station Park. We used Centennial hops picked right at the museum and combined them with freshly delivered local Crystal and Chinook hops from Hop Head Farms.

 

6:00 - 9:00 pm 🍺 360 Hoppy Hour with Revolution Brewing
360 CHICAGO, 875 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago 888‑875‑8439 🌎
Local brews. Amazing views. Join 360 CHICAGO and Revolution Brewing every Thursday for 360 Hoppy Hour on the 94th floor observation deck at the John Hancock Center.
$5 drink specials, Live DJ from Mode Events, Games and trivia
Admission for locals (606 zip code): $10.75
Tickets must be purchased on site.
Must be 21+ with valid ID to drink.

 

6:00 - 8:00 pm 🍺 Autumn Brews
Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 847-835-5440 🌎
Welcome the fall season with a beer tasting! Oktoberfest celebrations happen throughout Europe; the Chicago Botanic Garden will celebrate locally.
Check in at the McGinley Pavilion and receive a wristband, tasting glass, and tasting sheet. Breweries will pour different seasonally selected beers in 2-ounce tastings. Light fare and featured beer by the bottle will be available for purchase. Come to “drink in” the best of the season!
Tickets to this event are nonrefundable. Due to the popularity of this event, we encourage you to buy tickets in advance. A confirmation will arrive via email once your order is received. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. Advance tickets may also be purchased at the Garden's Information Desk in the Visitor Center. Event will occur rain or shine. If you have questions, please call (847) 835-5440.
*Must be 21 or older to attend event; valid ID card must be shown.
Parking fees apply; parking is free for Garden members. For faster entry, click here to buy your parking in advance.
Participating Breweries: Band of Bohemia, Church Street Brewing Co., Half Acre Beer Co., Hopewell Brewing Co., Macushla Brewing Co., Metropolitan Brewing, New Holland Brewing Co., Ravinia Brewing Co., Short Fuse Brewing Co., Temperance Beer Co.

 

6:30 - 10:30 pm 🍺 Fall Brewmaster Dinner
Emmett's, 5200 Main St., Downers Grove, IL (630) 434-8500 🌎
Our Chefs and Brewers passionately explain their handiwork and how it applies to each of the five delicious courses featured.
First Course:
Pan Seared Sea Bass served with a lemon-thyme buerre blanc sauce, wild mushrooms, black truffle, cranberries, and crispy turnips.
Uncharted Dampfbier
Second Course:
Sweet Potato Bisque served with candied brussels sprouts, and Asiago cheese
Sinister Mind Munich Dunkel Lager
Third Course:
Bartlett Pear Sorbet, Kahlua Drizzle
Fourth Course:
Herb Marinated Airline Chicken Breast served with an orange-maple glaze, caramelized figs, carrot mash, and basil oil
Greed Belgian Dubbel
Fifth Course:
The Fat Elvis – Yeast raised donut sandwich, peanut butter,crumbled bacon, fresh bananas, chocolate frosting, crushed peanuts, and chocolate covered banana "pop"
Dark Horse Dunkelweizen
$60 per person. Call for reservations.

 

6:30 - 9:30 pm 🍺 Lake Effect 45th Ward Fresh Hopped Beer Release
Gale Street Inn, 4914 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago 773‑725‑1300 🌎
Lake Effect 45th Ward Pale Ale is brewed with all local hops grown right here in the neighborhood by friends, neighbors and adventurist gardeners. Come taste the 5th Annual version of this beer which keeps getting more delicious each year! Cascade, Centennial, Chinook, Nugget, and Zeus are just some of the known varieties in this annual harvest ale. We will raffle off prizes during the night to raise funds for art projects in the neighborhood. Come on out, this will be lots of fun. Free to attend, beer and food for purchase, must be 21 and over. 
Note: We were originally planned for the 4th but needed to delay a week due to a late can shipment.

 

7:00 - 9:00 pm 🍺 Pinstripes Four Course Goose Island Beer Dinner
Pinstripes, 7 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, IL 630-575-8700 🌎
& Pinstripes, 100 W. Higgins Rd., South Barrington, IL 847-844-9300 🌎
We’re bringing craft beer lovers a taste of our Chef's culinary expertise with a special dinner inspired by and paired with selections from Goose Island Beer Co. A Goose Island representative and Pinstripes Chef will lead guests through a deliciously fun four-course dinner.
$60 tickets are inclusive of four-course dinner, beer pairings, tax, and service
Eventbrite link for Oak Brook, and for S. Barrington.
Four-Course Menu
RECEPTION–PORK BELLY BRUSCHETTA: ‘Italian’ kimchi, Next Coast glaze; Next Coast, American IPA
SALAD–SQUASH & GRAINS: red quinoa, butternut squash, smoked mozzarella, fig; Oktoberfest, German Style Märzen
MAIN–COOPER’S DUCK: farro risotto, tart cherry, sorrel, crispy brussels sprouts; Cooper’s Project #1, Bourbon Barrel-Aged Scotch Ale 
SWEET–DEATH BY CHOCOLATE: chocolate malt gelato, Madame cake, bittersweet ganache, spicy mousse; Madame Rose, Belgian Style Brown Ale
AFTER DINNER DRINK–Bourbon County Brand Stout 2017