Imperial Oak Tapping
Imperial Oak Brewing Co., 501 Willow Blvd., Willow Springs, IL (708) 559-7311 🌎
Dave's Pale Ale - Citra/Galaxy Pale Ale- 5.5%

 

12:00 pm 🍺 Square Roots Festival 2019
Lincoln Square, 4400 - 4560 N. Lincoln Ave. between Montrose and Wilson, Chicago  🌎
Friday, July 12, 5-10 pm
Saturday, July 13, noon-10 pm
Sunday, July 14, noon-9 pmJoin us for a truly local festival, featuring neighborhood food and regional craft beer, as well as unique and exciting market vendors, while over 70 bands and artists from around the world entertain on 4 stages. Your donations support Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce's free concerts and farmers markets and Old Town School of Folk Music's financial aid programs and outreach programming.
In addition to great music, Square Roots is proud to be one of Chicago’s most anticipated craft beer festivals of the summer. The festival features the best local and regional craft breweries with a wide variety of styles. With special tappings throughout the festival and in the designated brew lounge, there’s something to quench every type of thirst.  
Offering a total of over 50 unique craft brews, 20 popular Midwest breweries will have a presence at Square Roots including Half Acre Beer Co., Begyle Brewing Co., Dovetail Brewery, 5 Rabbit Cervecería, Ravinia Brewing Co., Sketchbook Brewing Co., Spiteful Brewing, Ten Ninety Brewing Co., Temperance Beer Co., and Metropolitan Brewing The full beer list will be available here.
Our suggested donation is $10 for adults, $5 seniors/kids, and $20 for families.

 

12:00 - 11:00 pm 🍺 Fibs Brewing Grand Opening
FIBS Brewing, 60 Howard Ave., Des Plaines, IL (847) 227-9790 🌎
Well, well, well FIBheads! After much ado, the long wait is finally over! Our Grand Opening is set for July 12th, 2019... noon to 11pm. Get here early, I have a sneaking suspicion it might get a little crazy! We're rolling out 12 beers on tap (if they don't sell out!).

 

4:00 pm - 12:00 am 🍺 Solemn Oath and Lodi Pop-Up at Batavia Windmill City Festival
Batavia Riverwalk, 100 N. Island Ave., Batavia, IL (630) 406-5905 🌎
Lodi Tap House, and Solemn Oath are storming into downtown Batavia for two days only to ring in Batavia Boo-Boo Days!
Friday July 12th 4pm - 12 am
Saturday July 13th 12 Noon - 12 am
We'll bring music, vibes, beer, burgers and more at an outdoor pop-up bar overlooking the river. Families welcome, Windmill City Festival is going on, and everything is at 31 N. River St. on the back patio.

 

4:00 - 6:00 pm 🍺 An Evening with Perennial & Hop Butcher
The Beer Cellar, 488 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 630-315-5060 🌎
We are happy to welcome Perennial Artisan Ales & Hop Butcher for the World as we release Thoroughly New! Thoroughly New is a 6.5% dry hopped Hazy IPA with a blend of Citra, Mosaic and Strata!
On Draft:
Thoroughly New - Hazy IPA
Perennial Vacation Dad - Kölsch
Perennial Prism - Mosaic hopped Saison
Hop Butcher Blazed Orange Milkshake
Hop Butcher - Galaxy Bowl Riff

 

4:00 - 11:00 pm 🍺 Jackie O’s Tapping + Grumpy Gaucho
Iron&Glass, 632 S. Weber Rd., Romeoville, IL 815-782-5559 🌎
Jackie O’s of Athens, OH is coming to Iron&Glass
We are tapping two of their beers to celebrate (watch social for a the arrival of the packaged beers)
On Tap:
Spirit Beast - American Barleywine that’s a blend of Bourbon Barrel Dark Apparition, Bourbon Barrel Matriarch, Bourbon Barrel Brick Kiln, and Bourbon Barrel Imperial Amber
Mandala Citra - Double IPA that packs a punch
Grumpy Gaucho will be here serving up those pockets of love 5-8pm

 

5:00 - 7:00 pm 🍺 All American Beer Tasting
Binny's Oak Brook, 1500 16th St., Oak Brook, IL (630) 861-1810 🌎
Enjoy samples of the best of American Pale Ales, Hazy IPAs, and American Wheat beers. Open House.

 

5:00 - 8:00 pm 🍺 Summer Craft Beer Favorites and Pizza
Binny's Evanston, 1111 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL (847) 448-4800 🌎
Event Price: $5.00
The perfect pairing! Join us for a tasting of our favorite summer beers paired with locally made great pizza. Proceeds will benefit a local Evanston organization.
Reservations Required: Purchase tickets here.

 

5:00 - 9:00 pm 🍺 MBC Presents: Friday Night Beer, Food & Music
Miskatonic Brewing Co., 1000 N. Frontage Rd, Darien, IL (630) 541-9414 🌎
This week we are releasing Guava Pants, our Belgian Wheat with Guava. Draft is available right when we open at 12pm.
Doctor Dogs is back in the house serving up their tasty dogs, sandwiches and chips & dips. Serving from 5-8
Owl Meets Rabbit is back providing you with the jams to carry us all into the night. Music is 7-9.

 

5:00 - 9:00 pm 🍺 Meet the Brewer! (Well, Cider Maker)
2 Fools Cider, 1665 Quincy, #155, Naperville, IL 630-995-9973 🌎
Come join us to meet our new Cider Maker, Zak!
Zak will be behind the bar answering all of your burning questions about how cider goes from a tree to your lips & taking requests for the next Friday release. Now is your chance to make your requests!
Doctor Dogs Food Truck will be serving up food from 5pm to 8pm!
We will have 2 new mystery draft taps & 2 new mystery slushees that you’ll only know about if you attend this event so don’t miss out!

 

5:00 - 9:00 pm 🍺 First-ish Fridays with On Tour Brewing
Revival Food Hall, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago 773-999-9411 🌎
First-ish Fridays is going down the second Friday of July, and we'll welcome On Tour Brewing Co. to the hall for some good old fashioned fun! Brewery reps will be manning stations throughout the hall, pouring tastings of some of their great beers for our monthly extended happy hour.
DJ Jake Hopes will provide the jams for the evening, and our vendors will be open until 8pm so you can pair your brews with great local bites. See you there!

 

6:00 - 9:00 pm 🍺 Pizza & Pairings Kinslahger Brewing Company
North American Pizza and Culinary Academy, 1970 University Lane, Lisle, IL (630) 395-9958 🌎
Do you love pizza? Great, so do we… How about beer? Perfect. Kinslagher Brewing Company, one of our favorite local breweries will be in house talking about … BEER!
Come in with your pizza partners in food - for two of our favorite things.
We will make these pizzas and pour your beers as sit back and enjoy Pizza Friday!


Beers expertly paired by Keith Huizinga from Kinslahger!
What To Expect: interactive demo – if you want to stretch a dough and bake – feel free! 
This class is 21+ and ove
You will watch as our chef instructor cooks through our menu
Various beers will be poured from our friends at Kinslahger Beer
Classes are roughly 3 hours, unless otherwise noted above, and each student will enjoy a full meal of what you created in class!
Cooking classes are conducted in our state of the art Blue Star outfitted demonstration kitchen and each class is led by an experienced professional chef instructor
Students receive a 10% to shop before or after class.
$55 at pizzaculinaryacademy.com.

 

6:00 - 8:00 pm 🍺 Heretic: Make America Juicy Again Pint Night
Chuck's Café, 8025 S. Cass Ave, Darien, IL 331-431-4000 🌎
Join us as we welcome for the first time to the Lounge: Heretic Brewing Co.!
We're tapping Make America Juicy Again and giving away a FREE pint glass w/ every purchase!
Good while supplies last.