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Two Brothers Night 5:00 pm
Two Brothers Night @ Clark Street Ale House
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Two Brothers Night @ Clark Street Ale House
Two Brothers Beer Night Sour# 2 – American Wild Ale GABF 2014 Gold Medal Winner Wood & Barrel Aged Sour Beer category Tangent Sour (2013 vintage) American Wild Ale Northwind Imperial Stout– formerly known as Iditarod Stout. deep, dark delight harkens back to the days when brewers where shipped to …

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An Evening Of Beer and Bites w Aquanaut Brewing 7:30 pm
An Evening Of Beer and Bites w Aquanaut Brewing @ Bohemian House
May 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
An Evening Of Beer and Bites w Aquanaut Brewing @ Bohemian House | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Bohemian House Executive Chef Jimmy Papadopoulos and Aquanaut Founder/Brewer Eric McNeil have joined talented forces to bring you a deliciously fun evening. Post up at one of the restaurant’s communal tables for an exclusive five-course feast made complete with a selection of unique seasonal and year-round beers from Aquanaut Brewing. …

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Tribes Beer Company Launch Party 5:00 pm
Tribes Beer Company Launch Party @ Tribes Beer Company
May 7 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tribes Beer Company Launch Party @ Tribes Beer Company | Mokena | Illinois | United States
One of Chicagoland’s premiere craft beer bars with a recently-opened brewery, is excited to celebrate the launch of its own line of beers! On Thursday, May 7 from 5-7 p.m., guests can join the Tribes crew for complimentary hors d’oeuvres and tastes of its first beers (names of actual beers …

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Botanical Brews Tasting Class with Randy Mosher 6:00 pm
Botanical Brews Tasting Class with Randy Mosher @ Pizza Rustica
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Randy Mosher, internationally known author and expert in creative brewing, & Forbidden Root Rootmaster, Robert Finkel, will be here for a hands-on, sensory-‘splosion tasting class featuring Forbidden Root Botanicals & Brews. Chef Stefano will be creating a matching Blackboard Menu with the herbs & spices found within those beers for a …

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XOXO Popup Dinner 6:00 pm
XOXO Popup Dinner @ Revolution Kedzie Taproom
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Xoco Bistro continues its series of Yucatan-themed pop-up dinners at Revolution Brewing’s Tap Room at 3340 N. Kedzie Ave., on Thursday, May 7 at 6pm.  Guests will enjoy three courses from Xoco Bistro’s spicy menu inspired by the Yucatan, where the flavors of achiote, citrus, smoke and habanero prevail: sikil …

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Bourbon County Stout Tapping Party 5:30 pm
Bourbon County Stout Tapping Party @ State and Lake Chicago Tavern
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Bourbon County Stout Tapping Party @ State and Lake Chicago Tavern | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Craft Beer Week starts this Thursday. But State and Lake Chicago Tavern at theWit will be kicking it off early with an exclusive Goose Island Beer Co. County Stout tapping party Wednesday, May 13 at 5:30 p.m.
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Beer Under Glass 2015 6:30 pm
Beer Under Glass 2015 @ Garfield Park Conservatory
May 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Beer Under Glass 2015 @ Garfield Park Conservatory | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Beer Under Glass 2015 Thursday, May 14, 2015 (This event will be held throughout the indoor display houses and outdoor Conservatory grounds, rain or shine) Hours: 6:30pm-9:30pm (5:30pm admission for VIP ticket holders) Where: Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N. Central Park Ave., Chicago IL 60624 Cost: $60 for General Admission …

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Beauty and the Brews 5:00 pm
Beauty and the Brews @ The Sedgwick Stop
May 15 @ 5:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Beauty and the Brews @ The Sedgwick Stop | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Taking over all 13 taps with women brewed and women owned breweries. Meet and greet some brewers and owners in the industry. Lake Effect Brewing Company LLC collab with Hillary Lake from The Sedgwick Stop!! Saison brewed with lime and ginger Pink Boots Society – Chicago Chapter Unite Red Ale …

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Local Brews Local Grooves 5:30 pm
Local Brews Local Grooves @ House Of Blues Chicago
May 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Local Brews Local Grooves @ House Of Blues Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
  Local Brews Local Grooves is the ultimate craft beer and music festival, featuring the best of Chicago with it’s finest breweries, hottest bands, and tastiest street festival style food! Breweries include 3 FLOYDS BREWING, SWEETWATER BREWING, REVOLUTION BREWING, OSKAR BLUES BREWING, and more! Full list below! • VIP Sampling …

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AstroProm 7:00 pm
AstroProm @ Atlas Brewing Company
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
AstroProm @ Atlas Brewing Company | Chicago | Illinois | United States
K Kick off Chicago Craft Beer Week with our AstroProm! We’ve partnered with Temperance Beer Company! to bring you a galactically charged craft beer lover’s paradise! DJ catieo will spin the crowd into the Milky Way with good doses of space rock, space disco, vintage garage, freakbeat, and space-driven beats. …

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Hops on the Rooftop 2:00 pm
Hops on the Rooftop @ Wrigley Rooftops
May 16 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hops on the Rooftop @ Wrigley Rooftops
Hops on The Rooftop Join The Kinderhook Tap and over 16 Top Illinois Craft Brewers including Begyle, Buckledown, Church Street, Dry Hop, Flesk, Imperial Oak, Lake Effect, Marz, Metropolitan, Noon Whistle, Pig Minds, Temperance, Bucket List, Around The Bend, Pollyanna, and  Une Annee! as we take takeover the taps at …

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AЯTS N DЯAFTS Vol. 4 7:00 pm
AЯTS N DЯAFTS Vol. 4 @ The Aux AND Reed's Local
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm
AЯTS N DЯAFTS Vol. 4 @ The Aux AND Reed's Local | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Auxiliary Art Center, Reed’s Local, and Powell Brew House are so very proud to present our 4th annual summer kick off party: →→→→→→→ ♠ AЯTS N DЯAFTS Vol. 4 ♠ ←←←←←← This event is strictly 21 and over. Wristbands are $10 (suggested) and will get you into both venues …

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Brown Line Brews 3 6:00 pm
Brown Line Brews 3 @ The Long Room
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Brown Line Brews 3 @ The Long Room | Chicago | Illinois | United States
BROWN LINE BREWS 3: A Chicago Craft Beer Week Event A showcase of the breweries along the Brown Line, where both the Cicerone Certification Program and The Long Room also reside. We’re excited to pour beer from the following local breweries: – Alarmist Brewing – Aquanaut Brewing – Begyle Brewing …

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Mini Fobab The Order Of The Black Phoenix 6:00 pm
Mini Fobab The Order Of The Black Phoenix @ Haymarket Pub and Brewery
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mini Fobab The Order Of The Black Phoenix @ Haymarket Pub and Brewery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Haymarket beers include: Indignant (Imperial Stout) Clare’s Thirsty (Imperial Stout with Raspberries) Tart Cherry Indignant (yes, it’s back!!)Vanilla Coffee Indignant (first time release!!!!!) Girl & the Goatee VI (Belgian Farmhouse Ale spiced with Stephanie’s “Rub Number 2″! Black pepper, Thai chillies, cumin, mustard seed, cardamom, star anise, cloves, and cinnamon!) …

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BYOBeer Dinner 8:00 pm
BYOBeer Dinner @ Rickshaw Republic
May 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
BYOBeer Dinner @ Rickshaw Republic | Chicago | Illinois | United States
                BYOBeer Dinner: Indonesian Rice Table @ Rickshaw Republic May 19th @ 8:00pm Rickshaw Republic (2312 N. Lincoln) #BYOBeerdinner Craft beer is about experience. It’s about savoring moments and flavors and sharing them with old friends while making new ones. It’s also great …

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Off Color and Penrose Collaboration Night 8:30 pm
Off Color and Penrose Collaboration Night @ The Beer Temple
May 19 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
On Tuesday, May 19th The Beer Temple will be hosting a very special TICKETED collaborations event with Penrose Brewing and Off Color. Be an active participant as John Laffler and Tom Korder develop their upcoming collaboration beer, all while sipping (and discussing) some of their greatest past collaborations! Tickets for …

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CCBW South Loop Breweries Pig Roast 5:30 pm
CCBW South Loop Breweries Pig Roast @ Flo & Santos
May 20 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
CCBW South Loop Breweries Pig Roast @ Flo & Santos | Chicago | Illinois | United States
  #Sloopbeer Bash With Baderbrau, Motor Row & Sloop Brewing Join South Loop Breweries for a night of great Beer & BBQ  5:30pm to 9:00pm @ Flo & Santos 1310 S. Wabash Ave. Chicago Il 60605 . Award winning Chef Mark Rimkus roasts a whole pig on the patio for you …

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BYOBeer Dinner Southern Soul Food 6:00 pm
BYOBeer Dinner Southern Soul Food @ Pearl's Place
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
BYOBeer Dinner Southern Soul Food @ Pearl's Place | Chicago | Illinois | United States
BYOBeer Dinner: Southern Soul Food @ Pearl’s Place May 20th Beer HQ (400 N. Elizabeth St.) @ 6:00pm Shuttle Departs for Pearl’s Place @ 6:30pm Shuttle Returns to Beer HQ @ 8:30pm #BYOBeerdinner Craft beer is about experience. It’s about savoring moments and flavors and sharing them with old friends …

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Animals Vs People 7:30 pm
Animals Vs People @ Whirlyball Bucktown
May 20 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
WhirlyBall’s Animals vs. People beer event featuring 3 Sheeps Brewing Co. and Goose Island Brewing Co. In celebration of Chicago Craft Beer Week, WhirlyBall will host 3 Sheeps and Goose Island for exclusive beer tastings and friendly competition for the second annual Animals vs. People WhirlyBall Showdown. Guests will enjoy …

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3rd Annual NW Side Craft Beer Ride 6:00 pm
3rd Annual NW Side Craft Beer Ride @ Multiple Chicago Locations
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
3rd Annual NW Side Craft Beer Ride @ Multiple Chicago Locations
    **********BUY TICKETS HERE***************   The third annual NW Side Craft Beer Ride pairs up NW Side Bars with Chicago Breweries and connects them via a “craft beer transit system” of 4 buses shuttling enthusiasts from place to place. It’s a great way to get to know new places …

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Lagunitas BBQ Dinner 6:00 pm
Lagunitas BBQ Dinner @ Howells & Hood
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
We are proud to present one killer beer dinner for Chicago Craft Beer Week on Thursday 21st May. The Lagunitas CCBW Memorial Grill Out / BBQ Beer Dinner will take place on the outdoor patio of Howells & Hood in downtown Chicago. There will be seven (yes, seven!) food courses, served alongside six different craft beers from Lagunitas …

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Arts and Crafts Volume 1 6:30 pm
Arts and Crafts Volume 1 @ Gallerie F
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Arts and Crafts Volume 1 @ Gallerie F | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Lakeshore Beverage x The Hop Review Present: Arts & Crafts | Vol 1: Screenprinting with Nate Azark and Brooklyn Brewery Galerie F (2381 N. Milwaukee Ave) 6:30 – 9:00pm #AACBeer     Arts & Crafts is an event series in partnership with Chicago beer bloggers, The Hop Review that celebrates art, craft …

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Dogfish 75 Minute IPA Firkin Tapping****CANCELLED 5:00 pm
Dogfish 75 Minute IPA Firkin Tapping****CANCELLED @ Timothy Otooles Chicago
May 22 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dogfish 75 Minute IPA Firkin Tapping****CANCELLED @ Timothy Otooles Chicago
*****************THS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED*********   Blend two Dogfish Head favorites, add maple syrup and carbonate the mixture naturally. What do you get? 75 Minute IPA. 75 Minute IPA a soft and velvety mouthfeel. Dry-hopped with whole-leaf Cascades, this complex IPA has been known to inspire pilgrimages to our brewpub. …

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Pipeworks VS Emporium 12:00 pm
Pipeworks VS Emporium @ Emporium Arcade Bar
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Pipeworks VS Emporium @ Emporium Arcade Bar
Hope you’ve got your character picked and your combo moves memorized because we’re throwing down for TAP TAKEOVER ROUND 2 this year at Emporium! Music will be performed by the following acts at 7:00PM: Ghastly Menace BlackGlass We’re also gearing up with our house made barrel-stave tap handles (you kick …

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Welles Park Craft Beer Fest 12:00 pm
Welles Park Craft Beer Fest @ Welles Park
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Welles Park Craft Beer Fest @ Welles Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Illinois Craft Brewers Guild and the Welles Park Advisory Council present: 1st Annual Welles Park Craft Beer Fest, the official closing craft beer festival of Chicago Craft Beer Week 2015. On Saturday, May 23rd, the city’s largest craft beer “party in the park” will be hosted within beautiful Welles …

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The 2015 Bubby Creek Barrel 2:00 pm
The 2015 Bubby Creek Barrel @ The Plant
May 23 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The 2015 Bubby Creek Barrel @ The Plant
Homebrewers’ Pride of the Southside, Bubbly Dynamics LLC and Motor Row Brewing invite you to join us for the 4th Annual Bubbly Creek Barrel Brawl homebrew competition. Event entry is just $25 per person. Guests receive a complimentary tasting glass to sample and judge each beer. Guests will also select …

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The Day After 12:00 pm
The Day After
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 11:45 pm
The Day After
                  Before there was Craft Beer Week there was Local Option. After Craft Beer Week there will be Local Option. Before there was craft beer there was Local Option. After craft beer there will still be Local Option. Preliminary Draft List Alpine Alpine …

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Kegs For Kidneys 6:00 pm
Kegs For Kidneys @ Fischmans Liquors and Tavern
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Kegs For Kidneys @ Fischmans Liquors and Tavern | Chicago | Illinois | United States
TICKET PRICES GOES UP THE DAY OF- K4K- $55 Jammin in the Lot with the Lagunitas Circus- $10 Our weekend of raising money for The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois starts May 29th. We open our back lot to many local and national craft brewers as we work together towards …

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