901 W. Jackson
901 W. Jackson, Chicago, IL, United States
Join River North Beer during Chicago Craft Beer Week for the ultimate craft beer trolley tour featuring some of the Midwest's top breweries and ciderists.
We'll tour the best craft beer bars in River North featuring the following top regional breweries and ciderists. The tour will start at Jak's Tap (901 W. Jackson Blvd.) and will continue on to other fine craft beer bars including John Barleycorn River North, Clark St. Ale House, Green Door Tavern, and Farmhouse.
While you're at each pub, enjoy specialty craft beers (including several rare brews) while meeting some of the brewmasters and founders. And while on the trolley, Liz Garibay of Tales, Taverns & Towns will provide tibdits of tavern and Chicago brewing history. $20 ticket price includes transportation and a beer sample at each bar. Reservations required.
For updates on special brewery guests and special beers available at each location, follow River North Beer on Facebook or Twitter or visit us at RiverNorthBeer.com.
Purchase your tickets here: http://ccbwtrolleytourregional.brownpapertickets.com/.
The Breweries and Ciderists:
Lexington Brewing Company, Lexington, KY
Featuring Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale and Limited Release Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout
Summit Brewing, Minneapolis, MN
Meet Mark Stutrud, Founder and Owner of Summit Brewing. Featuring Saga IPA, plus be among the first to try Summit's Meridien Session Ale
Central Waters Brewing, Amherst, WI
Meet representatives of Central Waters Brewing. Featuring Central Water's newest beer Hop Rise, a session IPA described by their brewers as the famous Illumination Double IPA's little brother. Plus, limited release Bourbon Barrel Stout and Slainte Scottish Ale.
Against the Grain, Louisville, KY
Meet Jerry Gnagy and Sam Cruz from Against the Grain, and enjoy their "specially brewed for Chicago Craft Beer Week" beer Under the Table and Steaming
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales, Dexter, MI
All beers from Jolly Pumpkin are rare, and we'll try 1 or 2 beers from them that all exemplify their commitment to open fermentation, oak barrel aging, and bottle conditioning.
Virtue Farms, Fennville, MI
Meet Greg Hall, Founder of Virtue Farms, and enjoy their flagship Red Streak Cider a proper English-style draught cider. Plus, Lapinette, a Norman-style cidre brut, aged in French oak barrels.
Perennial Artisan Ales, St. Louis, MO
Featuring Aria , Perennial's newest year-round beer a Belgian-style ale brewed with Brettanomyces. Plus a rare keg of 17 Mint Chocolate Stout