12:00 - 9:00 pm ๐Ÿบ Westmalle Dubbel Release Party!
Sleeping Village, 3734 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago 773-654-3971 ๐ŸŒŽ
Westmalle Dubbel is one of three varieties of ale produced by the Brouwerij der Trappisten van Westmalle, located in the town of Malle, Belgium. Westmalle Dubbel (7.0%) is a dark red-brown beer with a rich, complex taste. Touches of caramel, malt and fruity esters reminiscent of ripe banana combined with a long, dry finish make this beer one of the finest examples of the style. Dubbel is the only style of beer made by Westmalle that is offered on draft. This very limited shipment of Trappist ale has been given only to a handful of bars (4 to be exact) in the city. Worldwide, approximately 150 establishments are given the opportunity to pour Westmalle Dubbel on draft.
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12:00 pm ๐Ÿบ Belgian Fried Chicken & Westmalle
Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark St., Chicago (773) 334-9851 ๐ŸŒŽ
On Monday, April 1, our monthly Belgian Fried Chicken Night will be extra special because we'll also be premiering Westmalle Double on draft! As always, we'll be incorporating the featured Belgian beer into the recipe and because it is Westmalle Trappist Double, it will be extra delicious.

 

5:30 pm ๐Ÿบ Give Back Monday for TACHP
Ravinia Brewing Co., 582 Roger Williams Ave., Highland Park, IL 847-780-8127 ๐ŸŒŽ
Every other Monday, Ravinia Brewing Company selects a community NFP to feature in their HP pub. It's part of their commitment to community and The Art Center Highland Park is pleased to be there on Monday, April 1, from 5:30 till close. Not only that, the giving continues for 2 weeks, as they give patrons an option to add to their bill for TACHP. Executived Director, James M. Lynch, will be behind the beer tap for most of the night, and lots of our staff, friends, students and supporters will be there. Interesting people, good food, exceptional beer and good times!

 

6:00 pm - 12:00 am ๐Ÿบ Stem Ciders & Hendrickโ€™s Gin: The Return of Salted Cucumber
The Northman, 4337 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago 773-935-2255 ๐ŸŒŽ
People thought they were crazy (or maybe, foolish?) when Stem Ciders released A Salted Cucumber last year. Yet, the folks at Hendricks Gin knew this could be a match in cocktail heaven. Well, theyโ€™re at it again! Join us as we celebrate the return of this slightly odd yet uniquely beautiful blend of dry hopped apple cider, finished with cucumbers & salt.
All Stem Cider cans will be on special and the Stem rep will have some swag to share with all of you adventurous cider lovers. Hendricks Gin will also be in the house, as we welcome the return of a Northman favorite cocktail โ€œThe Cornish Gillyflower.โ€

 

6:00 - 10:30 pm ๐Ÿบ KBS 2017 - 2019 Vertical Tapping at Tribes Alehouse
Tribes Alehouse & Beer Co., 9501 W. 171st St., Tinley Park, IL 708-966-2051 ๐ŸŒŽ
Come to Tribes Alehouse in Tinley Park on April 1st to enjoy 2017, 2018 and the new 2019 KBS from Founders Brewing Co.  Giveaways, too!  Tappings start at 6pm on April 1 -- no foolin'!

 

6:30 - 8:30 pm ๐Ÿบ L. Woods Temperance Beer Dinner
L. Woods Tap & Pine Lodge, 7110 N Lincoln Ave, Lincolnwood, IL (847) 233-1713 ๐ŸŒŽ
Love beer and great food? Join us on April 1 for a Beer Dinner featuring local brewery from Evanston, Temperance Beer Co. and enjoy a five-course menu paired perfectly with Temperance favorites. $50 per ticket.

 

7:00 - 10:00 pm ๐Ÿบ Bughouse! #20
Drinking & Writing Theatre at Haymarket Pub & Brewery, 737 W. Randolph St., Chicago 312-638-0700 ๐ŸŒŽ
Literate Ape presents BUGHOUSE!, a 75-minute show designed to interrogate concepts, proselytize truth, and dissect popular thought through a lens of skeptical artistry. Three bouts, six warriors, three decisions. BUGHOUSE! aims to definitively answer the most (and least) important questions of the day.
Questions will be explored, debated and answered by a singular deciding judge (randomly selected from the audience) and soapboxed by some of Chicagoโ€™s finest writers, stand up comics, musicians, and poets.
For April 1st, the lineup will be:
Brett Dworski vs. Lauren Reed โ€ข The better Clown: Bozo or Krusty
Lindsay Williams vs. Chris Churchill โ€ข Is a MAGA hat a sign of hatred or just an expression of simple opinion?
Kari Castor vs. Sheri Reda โ€ข Hipsters: Are they hip or square?
Tickets are $10.00 in advance.
Check out the podcast at
LiterateApe.com/bughouse-podcast