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CHICAGO CRAFT BEER WEEK

Celebrate the start of warm weather with a cold beer in your hand! Discover the various events happening in Chicago during Craft Beer Week May 14 - 24, 2015.

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Toast your frosted glasses to this year's sixth annual Chicago Craft Beer Week! Come explore more than 400 neighborhood venues with the ultimate craft beer selections such as IPAs, sours, and imperials. Experience all CCBW has to offer at beer festivals, tap takeovers, beer tastings, brewery events, and meet-the-brewer events.

Beginning with Beer Under Glass at Garfield Park Conservatory on May 14 and closing with Welles Park Craft Beer Festival on May 24, the week's citywide festivities are sure to be a blast.

Check out chibeerweek.com for more information!

 

FEATURED EVENTS

Beer Under Glass: May 14, 2015

To kick-off Chicago Craft Beer Week and welcome the beautiful spring weather, come to the Beer Under Glass at the Garfield Park Conservatory. Over 75 breweries and 15 local restaurants will be located there among the tropical plants and lush gardens. This event is rain or shine - be prepared!

Goose Island's 2nd Annual Sunday Funday: May 17, 2015

Goose Island and other Chicagoland breweries battle it out for the title of dodgeball champion! This special tournament at the Goose Island Barrel Warehouse benefits Special Olympics of Illinois. Watch this exciting game and try Goose Island's specialty beer tappings at this event.

3rd Annual Women of Craft Beer Celebration: May 21, 2015

Come applaud the women of crafty libations at Riverview Tavern in Roscoe Village. Local beer tappings will be available to try throughout the night with special all-female-brewed collaboration beers included.

NW Side Craft Beer Ride: May 21, 2015

For its third year, NW Side Craft Beer Ride connects NW Side Bars and Chicago Breweries via a "craft beer transit system" to shuttle enthusiasts to these local craft beer hot spots. The buses stop at each bar for the duration of this event, so you can start and end wherever you prefer! Bus tickets are required for access and beer is sold separately at each bar.

Revolution Brewing Craft Beer Cruise: May 22, 2015

Shoreline Sightseeing and Revolution Brewing team up for a craft beer water adventure! Climb aboard for rock jams from the Stay Smooth DJs, creative appetizer pairings, and of course, craft beer samples! This 90-minute Chicago River cruise departs from Shoreline's dock at Polk Bros Park at the southwest corner of Navy Pier at 8 p.m.

Welles Park Beer Fest: May 23, 2015

Each year, CCBW hosts a large event to close off the craft beer festivities. For 2015, Welles Park will host the city's largest craft beer in Lincoln Square. Local breweries will be the stars of this event traveling from Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs. There will also be scrumptious options from a variety of artisanal food vendors. Finish off your beer the right way at this party in the park.

 

DAILY HAPPENINGS

Browse the list of Featured $4 Beers on special at over 25 neighborhoods and Chicago suburbs during #CCBW, and check out the other daily beer celebrations such as:

Go to chibeerweek.com to view the full schedule and a map of participating venues, bars and breweries.
 


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