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Chicago Craft Beer Week on Michigan Ave

Thursday, May 18th-Thursday, May 25th 2017

225 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60601

It's one of our favorite times of the year: Chicago Craft Beer Week! We're celebrating on Michigan Avenue by offering some special events and rare beers. We have a lot going on, so pick a date and join us for some CCBW fun.

CCBW in Chicago

CCBW Special Events and Tappings:

May 18th Lagunitas "Puppy Patio Party" CCBW Kick-off @ 5pm

Fundraiser for ALIVE Rescue (animal rescue shelter). Raffle Tickets for sale for $5 (50/50 pot). Lagunitas swag on sale with all proceeds to the shelter, donations also accepted.
Jon Luecht and brewery reps to attend

Lagunitas IPA Draft
Lagunitas Born Again Yesterday Draft - Unflitered wet-hopped pale ale
Mystery Beer
Lagunitas 12th of Never cans - Lagunitas' only canned beer ever
Lagunitas Little Sumpin' Sumpin' bottles


May 19th Whiner Brewing Co's CCBW Premier @ 5pm

Whiner's first foray into Craft Beer Week - they focus on barrel aged beers of lighter and different styles brewed in chicago. Brian Taylor (head brewer, owner) and brewery reps to attend.

Beer tappings:

Le Tub
Et la Tete (Apple Kolsh)
Fur Coat (Dark Belgian Strong)


May 25th B Nektar Meadery CCBW Finale, 5pm

The largest meadery in the States (out of 300). Steve Strecki and brewers in attendance.

Beer tappings:

Kill all the Golfers - a mead with black tea and lemon juice - Caddyshack inspired
Rhube Strawberg - strawberry rhubarb pie inspired mead
Tuco Style Freakout - a mead with agave syrup and lime - Breaking Bad inspired
Sweetwater Style Freakout - B Nektar Tuco Style Freakout and El Jimador tequila cocktail 


Raffle throughout CCBW; $2 tickets for a chance to win a Lagunitas brewery tour for 4 and 20% off a meal at Sweetwater. Winner drawn and notified on May 26th