Chicago Craft Beer Week is about to begin & our schedule is packed with fun stuff for you to do; everything from BUG to Twin Peaks and all things in between.
You can find info about all our CCBW2017 events on our website at http://www.ibw-chicago.com/the-events-2/ or, because we love you, we've made the full event list available right here in your in-box.
Read on below and we hope to see you at some of these in the coming weeks!
Thursday, May 18
Beer Under Glass 6:30pm-9:30pm (5:30pm admission for VIP ticket holders) Garfield Park Conservatory | 300 N. Central Park Ave., Chicago IL 60624
$60 for General Admission tickets; $80 for VIP tickets
Tickets on sale now | http://bit.ly/BUG2017
Friday, May 19
IBW & Corridor Provisions Double Collab Release 7:00pm - 11:00pm Corridor Provisions
We brewed 2 beers, one at each location and we're releasing them both tonight for Chicago Craft Beer Week 2017.
At the Illuminated bunker we brewed a fresh batch of our first collab together from 2014: 50% Chance of Death... an apple saison with cardamom and szechuan peppercorns.
At Corridor we brewed Laced with Passion... a passionfruit Gose.
Come to Corridor tonight to enjoy both beers, plus a couple more IBW releases as well.
Saturday May 20
Ultra Fresh II 4:00 - 8:00pm Right Way Signs 2333 North Seeley Avenue Chicago, IL, 60647
Last Chicago Craft Beer Week, we brought together a slew of local breweries to showcase their freshest beer —kegged or canned within five days of the event. For CCBW 2017, we're taking it to the next level. On Saturday, May 20th, Ultra Fresh II will feature the best breweries Chicagoland has to offer, all pouring the freshest beer you'll ever get your hands on, at one of the city's most unique venues, Right Way Signs of Chicago. Tickets on sale now!
Bavarian Lodge Tap Take Over 6:00pm - 10:00pm Bavarian Lodge 1800 Ogden Ave Lisle, Illinois 60532
Join Illuminated Brew Works as we tap SEVEN of our beers at our favorite restaurant west of Chicago, the inimitable Bavarian Lodge!
On tap will be:
- Watermelon Gun - 6.3% Farmhouse with Kaffir Lime leaves re-fermented on watermelon
- Augustus Glooped - 9% Salted Chocolate Stout
- Nabhikhopf - 7% Hopped Up Farmhouse with Amarillo
- Fnord - 7% Wit
- Acupulco Gold - 6% Dry Hopped Brett Wheat Ale
- Owsley Stanley - 6.5% Farmhouse barrel aged in a Templeton Rye barrel re-fermented on Oranges
- Sex Cult - 6.3% Tart Farmhouse
Come drink with us and enjoy fantastic German food from the wizard's at Bavarian Lodge. http://www.bavarian-lodge.com
Sunday, May 21
Twin Peaks Season 3 Premiere Party, 7:00pm - 11:00pm, The General 2528 N California, Chicago, IL 60647
Come celebrate the new season of Twin Peaks with IBW and the General.
We'll have multiple IBW beers on tap, the General will be making special cocktails and we'll be pouring the one time only "Fish In The Percolator"... an IBW oyster gose poured through fresh Abacus Coffee beans.
Come dressed as your favorite Twin Peaks character for a chance to win IBW shirts, posters, bottles of beer and more!
Monday, May 22
Pub Royale Saisonathon, 7:00pm - 11:00pm, Pub Royale 2049 W Division St. Chicago, IL 60622
We’re gathering the best saisons from around Chicago and putting them on tap at Pub Royale on Monday, May 22 during Chicago Craft Beer Week.
Come on by, grab a few, try some of Pub Royale’s delicious British and Northern Indian-inspired dishes, and celebrate this style in style during CCBW!
Tuesday, May 23
IBW CCBW Bon Fire, 7:30pm - 11:30pm, IBW 415 N Sangamon St, Chicago, IL 60647
Join Illuminated Brew Works along with Dry Hop Brewers, Around the Bend & Maplewood Brewery as we inaugurate the 2017 summer with the first fire of the year!
The Columbine's will be providing the music, Arman will be smoking some pork shoulder and beers will be on hand from all four breweries.
Like all of our fires, this event is 100% FREE, all you need to do is be one of the first 200 people to RSVP when the notice goes out from our email list on May 21st. RSVPs will go fast, so make sure you are ready.
Sign up for our email list at http://www.ibw-chicago.com to be notified.
Thursday, May 25
4th Annual NW Side Craft Beer Ride
It's the 4th Annual NW Side Craft Beer Ride! - a tour of NW Side bars, each one featuring a local craft brewery. There is a continuous bus route that runs in a loop from 6pm-12am with 3 buses. Simply show up at one of the 9 bars and a bus will come and take you around to all of the other locations. Get off where you want, have a beer and meet a brewer. Another bus will pick you up and take you on the loop. Sounds fun? Get on the bus!
Tickets (covers bus only-must be 21): http://www.lakeeffectbrewing.com/shop/guhloj2yu6wa3ugeekbasvsdnvci5c/…/guhloj2yu6wa3ugeekbasvsd…
New Era IPA Night @ Forbidden Root, 7:00pm - 11:00pm, Forbidden Root, 1746 W Chicago AveChicago, IL 60622
In celebration of Chicago Craft Beer Week and all things hazy, we dedicate our taps to a new era. We'll be featuring beers from:
Corridor Brewery & Provisions
Hailstorm Brewing Co.
Illuminated Brew Works
Lake Effect Brewing Company LLC
Marz Community Brewing
Noon Whistle Brewing
Sketchbook Brewing Company
Alright, there you go. Stay tuned to our Facebook page or Twitter for any updates or changes to the schedule.