It's about that time for Bell's Oberon to be hitting the taps reminding us that warmer weather is in our future - and soon! Hang with Bell's rep Brian, play some games, drink beer & have the opportunity to win free beer! I don't know. That sounds like a solid Thursday.
Saturday, March 4th catch live jazz around Oak Park, especially
The Paul Abella Trio here at the shop at 5pm.
Drink your anxiety away by watching the Oscars
in the most appropriate establishment - your local bar!
Drink specials & popcorn will be available to all & perks can be redeemed by the holders of the most accurate ballots.
Fill out your ballot here and make sure to have it with you!
With this warm weather moving in, it's a great time for a lager tap takeover.
Hang out with Keith and Steve, grab their
Chicago Common, Prohibition Pilsner and Baltic Porter on draft and
see why they are currently killing the Chicago beer game.
Under pressure for Valentine's Day? Overrated.
Grab two BYO craft flights for $20, order a pizza and
take in the terrible rom coms on the TVs.
Happy Valentine's Day from the Beer Shop Krew
This New Years, avoid the long lines, high prices and frigid temps by celebrating your New Years Eve house party style. Bring a friend, dress to impress and let's ease into 2017 like 2016 wasn't so bad.
Pipeworks Tap Takeover
Cocktail Hour Open Bar w/ Rick Simcox & The Tonesters 8pm-9pm
Appetizers & Sweets from guest restaurant
Countdown Goodie Bags
Midnight Champagne Toast
*This event is open to the general public, ticket not required to grab a drink with us.
Purchase your tickets @ http://www.beershophq.com/shop
You are cordially invited to a cozy, music filled brunch with La Boulangerie. This traditional French bakery hailing from Lakeview will park out front at 9am for your brunch fixe. Grab a seat at the Shop, the band starts at 10 and a "cocktail" menu will be available on every table including a variation of a French 75.
Respond Si Vous Plait by simply bringing yourself. No cover!
What to do with all those leftovers?
Bring em to Beer Shop!
The Saturday after Thanksgiving, we are throwing a dish party and you better believe it's for a great cause. The Oak Park Food Pantry supplies food to over 15,000 families each year. 3pm-6pm, 10% of draft beer sales will be donated to this incredible, local organization. Please enjoy live music, holiday leftovers and craft beer for the sake of curing hunger within our community.
This potluck is solely based on volunteers so if you would like to volunteer and bring a dish to share, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you're media savvy, we'd love if you used #TurkeyAndPints when posting photos!
Catch limited, seasonal releases all week long!
BAFW Week Specials
Monday - $5 Barrel Aged Pint
Tuesday - $12 Barrel Aged Flight/Tap Takeover
Wednesday - Barrel Aged Tap Takeover & BBQ
Thursday - Barrel Aged Cocktail Happy Hour 6pm-9pm
Friday - Carnivore Food Truck 5-7pm
Election Night Drinking Game
Commencement Champagne Toast
Start your holiday weekend with pints and cuteness. Bring your dressed-to-impress furry friend for some treats and a chance to win a prize from Scratch N' Sniff. 2pm-4pm.
After dark, celebrate the Night of the Dead with us. 9pm-12am. Featuring:
Grateful Bites Food truck
Pipeworks Ninja VS Unicorn
Campy Horror Movies on the TV
A music playlist dedicated to late musicians
Costume contest at 11pm
Carve a pumpkin & sip on Sonoma Anvil Bourbon Cider and "Filthy Pumpkins," a New Holland Dragon's Milk/Ichabod collaboration. This is a BYOT event so please bring your own cutlery, we'll provide the pumpkin and brews. Sunday, October 23rd 2pm-4pm. Timing is flexible, come and go as you please.
Reserve your spot with us under our Shop section.
If you know local Oak Parker, Gary Cuneen, you know about his backyard. On Friday, October 14th at 5pm we tap a Haymarket Specialty featuring local hops grown less than a mile from Beer Shop.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to spread the word, we are hosting a pint night. A Silver Lining Foundation is an organization working to provide free mammograms to uninsured or underinsured men and women. On Thursday, October 13th 5pm-9pm, 10% of proceeds from draft beer purchases will be donated to this awesome org.
If you're on the Twitter or Insta, please use #beershopforpink
Curl up at your local bar with a good movie and some solid brews.
Every Sunday at 8pm.
Boozy brunches are the best and on a cozy Fall morning, is there a better way to start the day? Stay awhile, sip on styles from wet hopped to spiced to barrel aged and local pairings from cheese to chocolate. Finish it off with hot cider or Dark Matter coffee.
Local Oak Parkers are bringing some real flavor to Beer Shop on Sat, Sept 3rd! Boo Coo Roux, recently featured on Chicago's Best is a food truck based establishment specializing in Cajun centric cuisine. Items like Andouille fries, bacon jam hush puppies and the traditional Muffulettas, Poor Boys & Gumbo should be the main event of your Saturday night.
Check 'em out!
GOLDEN GATE GOSE
SF BAY SEA SALT, CORIANDER, LEMON VERBENA
DYNAMO DONUT BARREL NOIR
SMOKED MALT, MAPLE SYRUP, BARREL AGED WINE
FARMER'S RESERVE CITRUS
BUDDHA'S HAND CITRONS, MEYER LEMON, YUZU AND BLOOD ORANGES
LAVENDER HONEY DE BRETTAVILLE
LAVENDER, WILDFLOWER HONEY, OAK AGED
Yes, we're a dog bar and we'd like to announce that we're having our first dog birthday party here on Sunday, August 14th! Bear is a fluffy knucklehead of a Border Collie and he is requesting that dogs and humans alike attend his PAWty for some puppy cake and fun.
Bring your human and celebrate Bear's birthday with us!
Tap Takeover Menu:
ou Never Take Me Anywhere Nice - Kellerbier/Zwickelbier
Scurry Nitro - Nitro Altbier
Jerk bird - Belgian Strong Ale
Apex Predator - Farmhouse Ale
Drink beer, not water. Our water is better these days, but we still prefer beer. Sign up for beer pong or a game of "bags" outside. It's an all day celebration that requires you to drink fine Belgian imports. Sante'!
Say hello to Tom of Breakthru Beverage and score some delicious brews of the West Coast! Tuesdays are also our $12 flight day so be sure to include the following in yours:
Alesmith Spring Bock
Alesmith/Mikkeller Pale Ale
Alesmith Private Stock
Chicago Craft Beer Week is May 22-29th.
Beer Shop is hosting a Week of Firkins May 23rd-May 27th featuring some of our favorite beers from our favorite breweries with a little extra kick.
FULL FIRKIN SCHEDULE COMING BY MAY 1ST!
As we look back at our first year here in Oak Park, we realize it is finally time to properly thank our staff for their hard work and our guests for all your hard drinking. Please join us for an evening grill out complete with live music, good company and BEER! On this night, Half Acre Brewing Co. will be joining us as we say farewell to Gone Away IPA and Leadfeather Black Ale and hello to Vallejo IPA and Akari Shogun Wheat. We'll also be tapping a firkin filled with a surprise Half Acre brew. Come one, come all. You made us happen and we thank you for it!
12:00PM - 3:00pm
Tribute To the Dead by JD
An acoustic live set mix of beloved musicians that have passed.
5:00pm - 9:00pm
The Local Group
This "big band" crew that brought us to the floor for St. Pat's is back.
Carnivore will head over around 5:30 to grill up some of your favorites.
We will have Akari and Vallejo on special available on taps and in coolers to take home. The firkin will be tapped at 5pm, also on special.