• Chicago Craft Beer Week
    #CCBW was May 15th-25th 2014
    See you in 2015!
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CCBW Schedule

Check out the schedule of events to find exactly what type of event you want to participate in.

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Add Your CCBW Events

If you're planning to hold an event at your bar or restaurant, register a free account and start adding your events to the schedule.

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CCBW Application

Download the offical CCBW Application for iOS or Android.
Note: The current app will be updated to the newest version in early April 2014.

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Win Prizes

Register to win prizes. Send photos to instagram with the #CCBW hashtag and we'll pick winners each day of Chicago Craft Beer Week.

Become eligible to win in early May 2014.

Featured Events

Here are some events we think you should be interested in.

Beer Under Glass

The official opening event for Chicago Craft Beer Week. At Garfield Park Conservatory, drink some of the regions best beer under glass.


Join Gordon Biersch Brewer John Wyzkiewicz as he gives tours of the brewhouse and explains the brewing process.

Small Batch Ale Release

Chain O'Lakes Brewing Co will release a small batch of it's Brewery Corner Revival Bock. Revival Bock brings back one of McHenry Brewing Company last beers before it shut its doors in 1942 as a result of World War II.

LagunitasChicago Beer Circus

Step right up! The Lagunitas Beer Circus is coming to town! It's part circus, with a big top full of freaktacular entertainment from Vau de Vire Society, Mucca Pazza, Redmoon, Cornmeal... And it's part craft beer festival, featuring Chicago's finest local breweries, tasty food, and much more.

Goose Island Barrel Warehouse Signature Event

Join Goose Island for a Sunday Funday and help us kick off Chicago Craft Beer Week at our New Barrel Warehouse. Live music, mini golf, food trucks and a "Battle of the Breweries" Dodgeball Tournament!

The Brew Line: A Craft Beer 'L' Train Tour

Join us for a private ride on Chicago's historic "L" train for a "Brew Line" tour that will visit some of Chicago's best craft beer bars. Because the train is ours for the duration of the trip, we've planned an a-typical route that will take us on the Green, Orange, Brown and Red Lines... all in the same train!

Pints For Pups

Bring your four legged friends and join us every Third Monday of the month (weather permitting) as we let the Olympic go to the dogs.

GET SOUR! w/ DESTIHL & Transient Artisan Ales

GET SOUR! on Tuesday, May 20th, 6pm! We welcome the brewers from DESTIHL & Transient Artisain Ales as we tap 10 sour and brett beers! Get your ass in here and get sour!

Micro-Waste Micro-Brew

Local leaders from three sustainability associations will present their views on sustainable practices that not only affect our local breweries, but our City as a whole. Rare beers from Goose Island Brewing Company will be on tap at Beer Bistro North.

Beggin' for Brews and Barkin' for Bubbles

Come join the pack with Lagunitas Brewing Company and Metropolitan Brewing for a Dog Friendly Beer Week event! Bring your dirty pups and thirsty cups to LagunitasChicago for a fundraising Dog Wash to benefit animal rescue.

Craft Beer Cruise

Join us for a craft brews cruise on the Mystic Blue. Enjoy beers, including some rare selections, from America's top craft brewers including Goose Island, Brooklyn Brewery, Against the Grain, Jolly Pumpkin, Ommegang, Uinta & much more. They'll be poured by the folks behind the brewery including some founders and brewmasters, so bring your questions. All this, while taking in the Chicago skyline as we cruise along Lake Michigan.

Public Hop Rub

This is the ultimate educational experience for home brewers and fans of craft beer, alike. Nunzino Pizza, owner of Hop Head Farms in Hickory Farms, MI, will walk participants through a brewer's hop rubbing process. A truly unique experience usually offered to only professional brewers, Nunzino will bring education and his expertise to the public.

West Loop Craft Beer Fest

The official closing event for CCBW. The city's largest craft beer outdoor block party will commence with a VIP event beginning at 12:00pm

Brewers' Brunch

We'll be offering a special brunch menu, paired with our house brewed beers! Reservations highly recommended.