Taps Through Time: The Past, Present and Future of Chicago Craft Beer
Taps Through Time: The Past, Present and Future of Chicago Craft Beer
Doors Open: 6:00 PM
Prices: $15.00
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House of Blues Chicago is taking part in the first ever Chicago Tribune Food Bowl event. On this evening, guests will enjoy some of Chicago’s best craft beer while discussing the evolution of craft beer with some of our most prolific brewers, writers and operators. Panel discussion followed by live music by Rocks Off, Chicago’s Rolling Stone tribute band.


Special guests:

Josh Noel (Moderator and author of “Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out: Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch and How Craft Beer Became Big Business” and beer writer at the Chicago Tribune


Tracy Hurst (Founder/Owner Metropolitan Brewing)

Jesse Valenciana (Brewery Educator at Goose Island)

Andrew Mason (Master Brewer Solemn Oath Brewing)

Jason Klein (Founder/Owner Spiteful Brewing)

Michael Roper (Owner, Hopleaf)
Karl Klockars (Author, Beer Lover’s Chicago: Best Breweries, Brewpubs and Beer Bars)



5:30 PM – VIP doors

6:00 PM – GA doors

7:00 PM – Panel Discussion “Taps Through Time”

8:15 PM – Rocks Off (Chicago’s most epic Rolling Stones tribute band)


Tickets (must be 21+)

GA Admission $15 + fees– Includes: Access to panel discussion followed by live performance by Rocks Off

VIP ticket $20 + fees– Includes: all the above plus five 4 oz selected drafts tastings, access to VIP Brewer lounge and box seats and our incredible archive beer list

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