10:30 am 🍺 Sunday Brunch at the Taproom!
Ravinia Brewing Co., 582 Roger Williams Ave., Highland Park, IL 847-780-8127  🌎
Our Weekly Sunday Brunch delivers everything from Breakfast Burritos accompanied with Chorizo Hash to Chilaquiles with Chicken Tinga to Pancakes and Fresh Fruit. Options for everyone in the family from our a la carte menu. Bloody Mary, Michelada and Mimosa specials! Always a favorite!

 

11:00 am - 2:00 pm 🍺 Winter Supply Drive
Middle Brow - Bungalow, 2840 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago   🌎
Through December 16th, we will be collecting supplies for fellow Chicagoans in need. Stop by our new space *bungalow* monday-friday 7AM- 7PM with donations and to peep what we're working on.
AND THEN!!! you're all invited back on December 16th for a care-package assembly party under a warm tent in the parking lot of the brewery.
Delightful things in store by chefs Jess Galli and Mickey Neely. We'll also have hot coffee from Gaslight Coffee Roasters.
We are very excited to announce that Cut Cats Courier has graciously accepted the task of distributing a portion of the supply bags around the city by bike.
Here is a list of donations items, appreciated and suggested:
First aid kits, baby wipes, toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, deodorant, comb, shampoo, soap, tampons, Chapstick, new socks, new underwear, new gloves, new warm hats, hand warmers, granola/energy bars, tuna packs, raisins/ nuts, beef jerky, prepaid phone cards, grocery gift cards.

 

11:00 - 12:00 am 🍺 Collective Arts Origin of Darkness Release Party
Tuman's Tap & Grill, 2159 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago 773‑782‑1400  🌎
We're hosting the first Chicagoland release party for Collective Arts Brewing Origin of Darkness Barrel-Aged Stout Series!
Origin of Darkness is the first limited-edition barrel-aged series from Collective Arts Brewing, the Canadian-based brewery known for both award-winning beers and a deep commitment to supporting emerging artists and musicians. The Origin of Darkness Series features a Collective Arts Brewing imperial stout base; six distinct variations were crafted with carefully selected partners from around the globe. Each partner selected their own ingredients and provided creative input for each variant. This will be the first tapping of all six Origin of Darkness Series beers in the Chicago market. Meet the CA crew noon-4 p.m. No cover charge; beers are $10 each.
ORIGIN OF DARKNESS SERIES PARTNERS/STOUT VARIATIONS

 

11:00 am 🍺 Bears/Packers at Penrose
Penrose Brewing Co., 509 Stevens St., Geneva, IL 630-232-2115  🌎
We’ve got some stellar BBQ from Slow-Food-Truck lined up for the sports tomorrow and two new small-batch stouts! We’ll see you at 11:00!

 

12:00 - 9:00 pm 🍺 Legendary Blues & Archive Brews
Lagunitas Chicago TapRoom and Beer Sanctuary, 2607 W. 17th St., Chicago (773) 522-2097  🌎
Join us every Sunday for "Legendary Blues & Archive Brews" featuring Jimmy Johnson and beer from the vault. Beer is flowing all day and the tunes start at 4:20pm!

 

12:00 - 6:00 pm 🍺 Revolution Craft Show: Holiday 2018
Revolution Tap Room, 3340 N. Kedzie Ave., Chicago   🌎
Get your last minute hand-crafted holiday goods from 40+ local artists! The show is FREE to enter and provides a unique mix of crafts, Revolution Brewery beer and food trucks.
(Note: This event is at the Revolution Tap Room on Kedzie, NOT the restaurant on Milwaukee)
See the list of participating artists at the Facebook Event page.

 

12:00 - 7:00 pm 🍺 Bears vs Packers Pot Luck Tailgate
LunaR brewing co, 54 E. St. Charles Rd., Villa Park, IL 630-530-2077  🌎
Just like the title states, we're going to have a pot luck "tailgate" for the second meeting of our favorite rivalry. This will be an indoor tailgate, NO DRINKS OUTSIDE.
The main course will be a whole smoked hog, smoked by our very own Nick Sasquatch. Please sign up for what dish you would like to bring in the comments section of the Facebook event page. Let's also limit comments to what PEOPLE ARE BRINGING.

 

12:00 - 5:00 pm 🍺 Bottle Basket Raffle to Help Hailee Heal
The Brass Tap, 14225 95th Ave., Ste. 400, Orland Park, IL 708-226-1827  🌎
For our 4th Anniversary we're opening up our personal stash of rare and vintage bottles, putting together some baskets and raffling them off with proceeds going to a local family in Homer Glen that could really use all of our help!
Hailee Saenger was recently diagnosed with Stage 2 Diffuse Large B Cell Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma days before her 7th birthday in September, 2018.
Hailee is currently undergoing chemotherapy and will continue to do so for several more weeks. She has and will continue to have a multitude of tests throughout the next year to determine if this type of cancer has been terminated or traveled throughout other areas of her body. Hailee is unable to attend school or participate in any of her favorite activities like dance, tap, ballet and cheerleading.
Please help us Help Hailee Heal!
Raffle tickets are $5 each or 5/$20
Basket #1: Bottles of Bourbon County Brand Stout 2015-2018
Basket #2: 2 Bottles of Westvelteren 12
Basket #3: Bourbon County Barleywine 2013 & 2014
Basket #4: Sour Pack including Upland Panorama, Side Project Blueberry Flanders & Crooked Stave Nightmare on Brett
Basket #5: Founders KBS 2016-2018
Basket #6: Founders KBS 2017 and CBS 2017
Basket #7: Revolution Deth's Tar 2015 & Ryeway to Heaven 2016
More to be added! These make perfect gifts for the beer lover in your life!

 

12:00 - 11:00 pm 🍺 Half Acre “Ten Years Of Hugs” Tap Takeover
Links Taproom, 1559 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago 773-360-7692  🌎
We’ll be tapping Half Acre Big Hugs, Vanilla Big Hugs, Bourbon Barrel-Aged Big Hugs, Sailor’s Kush DIPA, Daisy Cutter, Pony Pils, & a super special surprise keg you won’t want to miss. We’ll also be showing the Bears v Packers game on our TVs with sound as well.

 

12:00 pm 🍺 BCS Midnight Orange, plus Bears v Packers
Schoolyard Tavern, 3258 N. Southport Ave., Chicago (773) 528-8226  🌎
Tapping a delicious keg of Goose Island BCS Midnight Orange @ noon Sunday for the Bears v Packers game that we'll have on our TVs with sound!

 

12:00 - 4:00 pm 🍺 Community Chili Cook-Off
Forge Brewhouse, 216 N. 6th St., DeKalb, IL (815) 517-0237  🌎
Come to Forge's first Chili Cookoff! Chili entries will be voted by all who attend including employees, customers, and your friends and family! All proceeds will be donated to Adventure Works of DeKalb County, Inc.
Don't cook, but LOVE Chili? Come hangout, taste chili, drink beer, and vote for your favorite!
-HOW TO VOTE: Bring your $1 bills! Each $1= 1 vote. Put as many dollars as you want to your favorite chili! (Chili cooking entry is closed).

 

12:00 - 4:00 pm 🍺 Santa Paws is coming to town!
Bitter Pops, 3345 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago 773-857-7677  🌎
Join us for our 3rd Annual Santa Paws Event! Sign up your pup to get a picture taken with Santa & Mrs. Claus. A portion of your ticket will also be donated to Peace For Pits. Real Dog Moms of Chicago (RDMOC) and Mutt Jackson are helping us celebrate the Holidays again!
$40 Ticket Per Family (Eventbrite) includes:

There are 3 available sessions. You are required to come in during your purchased time slot. Tickets are limited, so don't delay, get your ticket today!

 

12:00 - 2:30 pm 🍺 Bears vs. Packers Chili Cook-Off
On Tour Brewing Co., 1725 W. Hubbard St., Chicago 312‑796‑3119  🌎
What would a Bears vs. Packers Sunday be without some friendly competition? If you think you have the best chili in Chicago and are willing to bet your reputation on it, join us for a chili cook off! Bring a crockpot of your secret recipe and let the fans decide. Entries will be capped at 12 chilis, so please email communications@ontourbrewing.com to sign up. First 12 to sign up will compete! You will receive an email with a confirmation, your entry number, and day-of instructions. Winner will take home a 3 pack of 32 oz. crowlers, an On Tour sweatshirt, and most importantly, bragging rights.
Don’t want to do the cooking? Come hungry and you can do the tasting. A $15 wristband benefiting the Greater Chicago Food Depository will give you chili samples and a pint. Don’t forget to vote for your top three chilis. The On Tour Chili Cook Off winner will be announced at the end of the game.
Stick around for one man band Jaik Willis from 3PM to 6PM after the game for an unforgettable performance you won’t want to miss.

 

12:00 - 3:00 pm 🍺 Maplewood Brewery Keep the Stein Special Event
Chuck's Cafe, 8025 S. Cass Ave, Darien, IL 331-431-4000  🌎
Join us for a special Sunday Funday event with our friends from Maplewood Brewery & Distillery as we host a special Keep the Stein Event!
We're going to be selling their delicious Maplewood Pulaski Pils in 32/33 oz steins (Price TBD); so when you purchase it, it's yours to keep!
This plus we'll be airing the Bears vs Packers Game as well with all of our great Chicago Bears Game Day specials!

 

1:00 - 5:00 pm 🍺 Holiday Market at Lo Rez Brewery & Taproom
Lo Rez Brewing and Taproom, 2101 S. Carpenter St., Chicago (888) 404-2262  🌎
Saturday & Sunday
Join us at Lo Rez Brewery & Taproom for the Lo Rez Brewery Holiday Market!
This year's Holiday Market will feature rotating vendors selling local goods -- including food, art, jewelry, ceramics, hand craft items, baked goods, & more. We will also have live music, a hot chocolate bar featuring Lo Rez beer, and a chance to learn more about how you can give back to Chicagoans in need this Holiday season.
Sunday Vendors:
Comércio Popular•Lavendar's Story, skin products • Capsule Chicago • Golden Sapphire • Hail To The Ale • Hecho con Cariño by AngMir • @brewhousecookies, made with Lo Rez spent grain! • Pilsen Outpost • Pilsen Vintage and Thrift • Bad n Koozie • Sploof Records, local record dealer based in Pilsen
Food Vendors: Tacos by Forastero Restaurant - Chicago • Local vegan food by Yuck Kitchen
& SWEET SPOT: Our craft corner at the market featuring sweets...
* Hot Chocolate Bar featuring ~the option of~ our Fernet Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout!*
* A build your own s'more bar & holiday cupcakes by Naked Cupcake*
* Vegan desserts by The Chunky Scone*
* Belgian Dark Gingerbread cookies using spent grain from the Lo Rez brewhouse by @brewhousecookies*
Proceeds for this event will go towards a local non profit organization, Sprouting Leaders, specifically for their Secret Santa program that provides gifts for hundreds of children in Chicago every December. Sprouting Leaders is a mentor program that works to promote continuous academic growth and personal development among youth in some of Chicago's most disadvantaged neighborhoods.
*This free event is kid & dog friendly! 100% of $5 suggested donations will go towards Sprouting Leaders. RSVP is NOT required! The event will also feature a raffle of all participating vendors, 100% of which proceeds will support Sprouting Leaders.

 

2:00 - 5:00 pm 🍺 Free Holiday Trolley
Chicago Brewing District, Fulton & Wood, Chicago   🌎
Whether you are looking for a fun place to grab a drink before the Blackhawks game this Sunday or just looking for a unique way to toast the holiday season, the Chicago Brewing District’s holiday tap room trolley is the perfect (not to mention FREE) opportunity! The barrel-shaped trolley will be running from 2-5 PM on Sunday December 16th and will make continuous stops at the below spots:
Stop 1: All Rise Brewing Co (235 N. Ashland) / CTA Green Line
Stop 2: On Tour Brewing Co. (1725 W. Hubbard)
Stop 3: Great Central Brewing Company (221 N. Wood) / Goose Island (1800 W. Fulton)

 

3:30 - 8:00 pm 🍺 Christmas at the Brewery
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery, 1035 Sterling Ave., Flossmoor, IL (708) 957-BREW  🌎
Mark your calendars for our annual Christmas at the Brewery! Celebrate the season with food and drink specials in our festive, historic train station. This family-friendly event will feature free horse-drawn carriage rides through scenic downtown Flossmoor and special guest appearances from Santa and his sidekick Jingles. Call 708-957-2739 to reserve your spot today! Seatings at 3:30pm, 5:30pm and 7:30pm.

 

5:00 - 8:00 pm 🍺 Gentlemen's Night Out: A Holiday Shopping Event
Bellē Up Boutique, 1915 W. 103rd St., Chicago (773) 233-2442  🌎
EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE GUYS!
We're making it super easy for you to get her what she loves this holiday.
*Stylists on-hand to help you shop her wish list + complimentary gift wrapping
*$50 store credit toward your purchase during event
*Enjoy bites + Open Outcry craft beer, scotch & whiskey tastings
*Find the perfect cigar pairing for your beverage of choice
Your $50 event deposit is non-refundable; please be sure you can attend before registering. No exceptions will be made.
Space is limited. Reserve your spot today.

 

5:00 pm 🍺 CBS Tapping
Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark St. Chicago 773-334-9851  🌎
We're tapping Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout 2017, as part of our previews to Super Stout Sunday.