Don't you forget about this one! This month's theme game at BeerShop is all about the greatest filmmaker of the 80s: John Hughes! So get ready for a barrage of questions on all the movies he wrote or directed, from Pretty in Pink to Home Alone to Weird Science and beyond! aaaaaaaannnd...
From the ones that brought you 90's hip hop night, we're taking it back a little bit further to the gnarly 80's! Get your robot on at BeerShop with the Carpenter Avenue DJs spinnin' on vinyl. Prizes will be given to those with the most decked out 80's get ups!
Grab your best gals and guys and head to the BeerShop for some good ole midwest fun. Step into another decade at the local diner full of favorites like grilled cheese, strawberry milkshakes & all those golden oldies that make you feel fuzzy inside.
Toasty Cheese Food Truck will be parkin’ out front with a menu of classic & gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches best paired with 350 Brewing Company’s Shake City strawberry milkshake IPA.
Dance the night away with the musical spinners of the night, Power Projection. Compliment all the delicious draft beer we will be featuring on tap with some local finger foods followed by a champagne toast & a giveaway for a one night stay in one of Chicago’s coolest abodes.
this is a black tie and pajama affair.
Play and drink for a chance to win a fridge full of delicious craft beer for your holiday gathering! Purchase your $5 raffle ticket in shop from now until Dec 21st. Raffle will be called at 6:00pm. Enjoy holiday cookies, a holiday beer special and joyous music for those that can’t get enough of “Jingle Bell Rock.”
You must be there to win- fair and square!
“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is bragging loud for all to hear.”
Bring your best team, your holiday cheer and knowledge for holiday movie round up trivia night! For the holiday season, we’re doing a cash prize for the grand prize winners. As always, enjoy complimentary pizza, a $5 pint special AND holiday cookies!
Our first Winter Hibernation series game is settled, and we're doing RICK & MORTY TRIVIA! Come see if you're the Rickest Rick (or the Mortiest Morty) at an entire night covering all 3 seasons of the hit Cartoon Network show. Teams are limited to 6 players maw, and seating is very limited. Feel free to rectally cram a Mega Seed for the show, BUT NO MESEEKS BOXES allowed.
SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT! I WANT TO SEE WHAT YOU GOT!
Our 3rd annual Drinksgiving Rare Beer Festival Tap Takeover is coming to BeerShop! Celebrate Black Wednesday with the most proper barrel aged and interesting finds on the market - on tap! We will be featuring some of our favorite 2018 FOBAB picks and local, rare releases available on draft, brewery representatives, bottle tastings & some damn good tunes from yours truly. Tis the season for good beer!
But isn't it always?
*DJ set starts at 8pm
Your chance to win a keg party for your trivia crew provided by us & a guest brewery lies here at the BeerShop!
Pre-game for Halloween with American Horror Story trivia, $5 Pumpkin ale pints & plenty of Halloween treats.
RSVPs & costumes recommended.
Sign your team up here ---> http://junglejim4322.rsvpify.com
(if you don't get the link reference, you should study up!)
Bump n' grind the night away in your Halloween alter egos to DJ spun beats at the house party of the year - at BeerShop!
All attendees will also receive 1 raffle ticket per drink for the chance to win a pair of tickets to The Haunted Virgin Rooftop Halloween Party taking place at Cerise on Sat, Oct 27th! The second raffle ticket called will receive a "night in" at the BeerShop complete with dinner for two from an Oak Park restaurant & two draft beers from us.
$5 Pumpkin Ales
+ Halloween treats!
It's October, the month we celebrate breast cancer thrivers and raise money to further cancer research. We will be raising $$ for mammograms with West Suburban Medical Clinic and Pink Taco Chicago. 10% of draft beer proceeds will be donated to WSMC so more women can have access to a necessary and life saving screening.
Join us for beer, tacos & good vibes with these LA roots!
"A dazzling novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss set in 1980's Chicago and contemporary Paris."
Get a copy from The Book Table in Oak Park and meet Rebecca Makkai for a signing, short reading and a couple beers at the Beer Shop!
Roll with your homies over to the BeerShop all week for some totally dope throwback fun! Aside from the music festival happening over the weekend, we've got quite a line up of nostalgic activities including a chance to WIN BIG with tickets to HALF ACRE'S FAR & AWAY BEER FESTIVAL!
Here's the 411.
Weds, Sept 12th @ 7:30pm
Thurs, Sept 13th @ 8pm
VINYL NIGHT W/ DJ
90'S HIP HOP & R&B
Fri, Sept 14th @ 9pm
90's COSTUME CONTEST
WIN TICKETS TO HALF ACRE'S FAR & AWAY!
Sun Sept 16th @ 8pm
FREE PIZZA & MOVIE SHOWING OF
"FACE-OFF" WITH TRAVOLTA & CAGE.
It's about that time to celebrate our community's success in helping us get that kick ass vote! All pups and humans are welcome to our very dog friendly, weekend celebration. We will be partnering with 6 Mutts food truck & their wonderful menu of pupcakes, muttsacholi & Chicago style doggy dogs.
View the full menu here ---> http://6mutts.com/
Feel free to dress up!
Pups who arrive in an especially dapper get up will receive a special treat.
*free pizza for all hoomans*
Dress to the 9's and enjoy specials on Rose, Prosecco, beer & as always, free pizza!
This event is also a shoe drive for Share Your Soles Chicago. You may donate at any point during our hours of operation, but if you choose to donate during trivia, you receive a BeerShop coupon.
*NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT*
OLD FASHIONED BINGO WITH SOME "NO BOUNDARIES" HUMOR.
About your host:
Mike Stricker is a nationally touring comic from Chicago. He regularly performs with comics including the guys from MTV's Jackass and The Trailer Park Boys. He's a 2 time #HashtagWars winner on Comedy Central's @Midnight program. His high energy and goofy mindset creates an audience experience to remember. Stricker's first movie, Canal Street, where he plays a lawyer will be in Theatres in the Fall of 2018.
1 GAME - $5
2 GAMES - $10
$5 PINTS & $12 BEER FLIGHTS
Ginvincible - The notion that one is "hot to trot" after consumption of gin. Back for the third time is Emily Kwasny of Temperance Brewing Co. with some Summer yummies. Birdsong is their easy breezy saison and this time, they did us all a favor and barrel aged it in gin.
*Purchase a Birdsong and receive a Careful Peach coupon for any Koval product including their gin*
And when it hasn't been your day, your week, your month or even your year...go to pub trivia at BeerShop! Do you currently share a beautiful loft apartment with your best buds on the cheap in Manhattan? No? I'm sure your friends are still pretty cool, though. Bring them to "Friends" trivia, munch on free pizza, enjoy a $5 pint and for god's sake PIVOT!!
*walk ins welcome but seating is not guaranteed*
They're back again and this time, it's hot out!
Featured on Chicago's Best as one of "Chicago's best Summer sweet treats", Crave Bar Chicago won us over with their fusion of pretzel sticks to globs of chocolate ice cream and ganache. There are 3 flavors to choose from and the truck will be parked out front of the BeerShop available to anyone coming in for a beer or simply walking by.
Daniel Kraus is a New York Times bestselling author. With Guillermo del Toro, he co-authored The Shape of Water, based on the same idea the two created for the Oscar-winning film. Together, they also co-authored Trollhunters which was turned into an Emmy winning Netflix series. He lives in Chicago.
This is an amazing opportunity you don't wanna miss.
This is a book discussion with Maryse Meijer with a post-discussion Q&A, book signing and BEER!
$12 BEER FLIGHTS
$15 WINE FLIGHTS
The Fat Shallot is our May food truck feature!
This gem has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago's Best, Timeout, Redeye as well as Thrillist's "Best Food Trucks in America of 2014."
Our favorite combo?
The Turkey with Truffle Fries
shaved turkey on a pretzel bun with avocado, cucumber, arugula and basil aioli with a side of truffle aioli fries.