From parties to appurtenances to go, breadth ability breweries accept anniversary fun and arcade in the bag.
Wondering what to get the beer fan on your list?
Breweries not alone advertise growlers, crowlers, cans and bottles abounding of your admired bounded beverage forth with Mug Club memberships but additionally action affluence of swag alignment from shirts and affiliate hats to mustache wax, board canteen openers and tap handles, ceramics signs and disc golf putters with brewery logos.
You'll abutment baby businesses, too. Heck, you can alike buy commodity for beneath the timberline from a Will County brewery that isn't alike accessible yet.
Looking for some anniversary fun involving ability beer?
Check out the Ugly Christmas Sweater Affair at Werk Force Brewing, an absolute banquet affair at Elder Brewing Company or anniversary movies trivia night at Pollyanna Brewery.
Families additionally are acceptable to go for horse-drawn accustomed rides at Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery or booty allotment in a ancestors singalong at Tribes Alehouse.
Here's a sampling of anniversary contest and commodity at breadth ability breweries.
•350 Brewing Company — Located at 7144 W. 183rd St. in Tinley Park, the brewery alleged afterwards the owners' above academy abode has a new aliment menu, helps charities and sells affluence of swag for the beer lover.
During December, $1 from anniversary 32-ounce can of Insanity will be donated to Tinley Wish to advice breadth families during the holidays.
Available for a bound time is the anniversary anniversary two-pack of 22-ounce bombers of Chris Barley, a broiled almond barleywine closed with red wax, and Christmas Chrism Dream, a anniversary milk stout with cinnamon, nutmeg, chocolate, boilerplate beans and attic closed with blooming wax. The bombers are in a 350-branded accustomed case with a 350 accessory for $25.
Everyday commodity includes 32-ounce crowlers starting at $10.50 additional T-shirts, zip-up hoodies, pint glasses and allowance cards.
Tickets afresh went on auction ($25) for Winter Buzz on Jan. 12, 2018. The accident will accept Winter Buzz barleywine in bottles for the aboriginal time, added beer tappings, aperture prizes and music by Josh Caterer (Smoking Popes) with Joey Cape (Lagwagon).
Finally, 350 affairs to accessible the Insanity Factory, a 24,000-square-foot brewery and ball area with a new restaurant abstraction in Tinley Park appear summer 2018.
Details at 708-518-2239 or 350brewing.com.
•Arrowhead Ales Brewing Company — Located at 2101 Calistoga Drive in New Lenox, the brewery with beer names like Cherry Sleigher and Cheeky Liason has Bear Club memberships starting at $90.
Details at 815-717-6068 or arrowheadales.com.
•Blue Island Beer Company — The brewery will accomplice with The Cottage on Dixie, 18849 Dixie Highway in Homewood, for "The Art of Craft: Aliment and Beer Flights," a five-course meal featuring baby plates commutual with beer, Dec. 18 at the farm-to-table restaurant ($50).
Details at 708-954-8085 or blueislandbeerco.com.
•Elder Brewing Company — The excellent brewery by affiliated brace Andrew and Melissa Polykandriotis at 218 E. Cass St. in city Joliet has a alehouse accessible Thursdays to Sundays.
Fresh commodity includes four pint glasses and four coasters with the blue timberline logo for $25; added allowance bales alignment from $10 to $50; shirts for $20; catchbasin acme for $15; and howlers for $5 additional $10 for a 32-ounce fill.
A anniversary banquet affair will be Dec. 20, with alone 30 tickets sold.
Details at elderbrewingco.com.
•Evil Horse Brewing Company — Mustache wax ($9), bristles oil ($12) and soap ($7) are accessible forth with several styles of hats ($25 or $30), long-sleeved shirts ($25 or $49), women's and men's T-shirts ($20), a keychain canteen opener ($3), glassware ($10), affiliate beanies ($15) and hoodies ($45) at the brewery, 1338 Main St. in Crete.
Details at 708-304-2907 or www.evilhorsebrewing.com.
•Flossmoor Station Restaurant and Brewery — Opened back 1996 at 1035 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor, the award-winning brewery hosts "12 Days of Cheer and Beer" with appropriate tappings and canteen releases, culminating Dec. 23 with an Ugly Sweater special.
From 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 17, the anniversary family-friendly accident Christmas at the Brewery will accept horse-drawn accustomed rides and visits with Santa.
Growlers and logo pint glasses are amid the commodity to go additional $40 Mug Club memberships.
Details at 708-957-BREW or flossmoorstation.com.
•Horse Thief Hollow Restaurant and Brewery — Located at 10426 S. Western Ave. in Chicago, the brewery is accepting accouterment and domiciliary donations through Dec. 21 for Ancestors Rescue to advice victims of calm violence.
Santa's Secret Stout is a new melancholia peppermint mocha chrism stout brewed with peppermint, amber and coffee. Growlers are available.
Details at 773-779-BREW or horsethiefbrewing.com.
•Nevin's Brewing Company – Located at 12237 S. Route 59 in Plainfield, Nevin's afresh rebranded its brewery as Nevin's Draft Co. and launched Midnight Pig, its signature ability beer cast aggressive by the Prohibition Era, on National Repeal Day.
Nevin's sells commodity alignment from a $1 pin to $45 hoodies. Added appurtenances accommodate bacon-flavored lip analgesic ($2), canteen openers ($5), six packs of 12-ounce cans or bottles and 22-ounce adviser bottles (starting at $9.99) and growlers for $6 with best fills starting at $15.
Details at 815-436-3900 or nevinsbrewing.com.
•Open Outcry Brewing Company — Vince Guaraldi's "A Charlie Brown Christmas" songs will be performed by the Christmas Tree-O, a bounded quartet, at 8 p.m. Dec. 22 at the brewery that opened this summer at 10934 S. Western Ave. in Chicago (no awning charge).
Growlers, T-shirts and hats are available.
Details at 773-220-7631 or openoutcrybrewing.com.
•Pollyanna Brewery — Disc golf putters ($13.99), ceramics or tin signs ($20), board canteen openers ($12), board tap handles ($45) and a $50 Mug Club associates are amid the articles accessible at Pollyanna, 431 Talcott Ave. in Lemont.
Holiday movies trivia night will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 20.
The brewery, which will be accessible from apex to 3 p.m. Dec. 24, opened a additional area in November alleged Roselare in Roselle.
Details at 630-914-5834 or pollyannabrewing.com.
•Soundgrowler Brewing Company — Opened this summer at 8201 183rd St. in Tinley Park, Soundgrowler serves tacos, tamales and tortas with its brews and consistently hosts boom sessions and doom metal yoga.
Beer to go costs $7 or $9 for 32-ounce howler ample or $15 or $18 for bear fill.
Details at 708-263-0083 or soundgrowler.com.
•Tribes Beer Company — For National Ugly Sweater Day on Dec. 19, abrasion your best (or worst?) to accept a 15-percent abatement on aliment at Tribes Alehouse at 9501 W. 171 St. in Tinley Park (708-966-2051) and Tribes Beer Company at 11220 W. Lincoln Highway in Mokena (815-464-0248). Christmas beers will be on tap.
Other contest in Tinley accommodate a ancestors Christmas singalong at 3 p.m. Dec. 17 and the account Meet the Brewer with arch brewer Matt Voelker, aforetime of Argus and Revolution breweries, at 4 p.m. Jan. 16, 2018.
Gift boxes ambit from the $40 "Beer Geek" with a canteen growler, four can pint glasses and a $15 allowance agenda to the $125 "Brewmaster" with a growler, stainless animate pint glasses, a brewer's shirt and $50 allowance card. Added accessory includes a array of glassware (starting at $6), assignment shirts ($40), hoodies ($35), T-shirts ($20) and a stainless bear ($36).
Tribes started in Mokena in 2009 and opened its additional area in Tinley in 2012. Mokena added a brewery in 2014.
More capacity at tribesbeerco.com.
•Werk Force Brewing — Located at 14903 S. Center St. in Plainfield, the brewery with a new tap allowance will host the Ugly Christmas Sweater Affair with Chicago Boss aliment barter from 5 to 9 p.m. Dec. 22.
A bear allowance set costs $19.99 while allowance cards alpha at $10. Added commodity starting at $3.99 includes glassware, cloistral growlers, shirts, sweatshirts, hats, tin signs, canteen openers and hats.
Details at 815-531-5557 or werkforcebrewing.com.
•Will County Brewing Company — It's not alike accessible yet, but swag is available. Through Dec. 28, a 10-percent abatement is offered on shirts and hats (regularly $20).
The brewery is accepted to accessible aboriginal January at 1142 W. Jefferson St. in Shorewood. It will accept allowance for 50 assemblage and accomplice with adjacent restaurants for absolute airheaded and discounts.
Details at 815-582-4157 or willcountybrewing.com.
Vickie Snow Jurkowski is a freelance anchorman for the Daily Southtown.