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Alcohol Dependence Day Event (7/4/14)

In July of 1776 the United States Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Second Continental Congress and the colonies’ statement of intent to remove the yolk of British monarchial rule reverberated across the world.  However, no declaration of independence from alcohol was ever cited. Therefore on July 4, 2014 Local Option will celebrate America’s […]

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Meshuggah Concert Sunday June 15th at Vic Theater

On Sunday June 15th one of the most legendary metal bands of all time, Meshuggah, will be performing at the Vic Theater in Chicago (Tickets Available Here). The show is part of a limited tour across North America that the band is doing to commemorate its 25th Anniversary.  To this end, the band will be […]

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The Day After Beer Event May 26th

                  On Monday May 26th beginning at 3pm Local Option will be tapping 31 of the most devastating beers on earth during the annual “Day After” Beer Event. Draft List below. Draft List Boulevard Saison Brett Central Waters Boysen The Woods Central Waters Exodus Dark Horse Boffo’s […]

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Taketh Me Down To Local Option

                                    All beers will be tapped at 3pm on Friday April 25th. Draft List Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine Cisco Island Reserve Gose Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree Dark Horse Plead The Fifth De Dolle Oerbier Firestone […]

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Pi Observance Day Event (3.14.14)

                                    On 3/14/14 beginning at 3:14pm Local Option will be tapping 31 exceptionally rare and hard find beers for the Third Annual Pi Observance Day.  Draft highlights include: Maine Lunch, Evil Twin Imperial Doughnut Break, Half Acre Baume, […]

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Quit Stalin…Be Mein Beer Event (2/14 – 3pm)

  Quit Stalin…Be Mein Beers are tapped at 3pm on 2/14/14. Draft List BFM √225 Boulevard Imperial Stout Boulevard Rye on Rye Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Stout Dark Horse Tres De Dolle Dulle Teve Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Natale Firestone Walker §ucaba Goose Island BCS 2013 Goose Island BCS Barleywine 2013 Half Acre Alpenglow Hill […]

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31 Reasons To Get Drunk At Local Option on 1/17

On Friday January 17th beginning at 3pm Local Option will be hosting “31 Reasons To Get Drunk At Local Option”.  The bar has once again outdone itself in putting together a Draft List rivaling  Martin Luther’s 95 Theses.  In association with Buzzfeed we encourage all readers to spend weekday hours of 9am-5pm engrossed in this […]

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Winter War Beer Event 12/20/13

                  On Friday December 20th beginning at 3pm Local Option will host it’s final beer event of 2013: “Winter War”. The courage of Finnish troops who successfully repelled invasions by air, land and sea from the Soviet Union in December 1939 will be honored by the tapping […]

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666 Minutes Ov Beer (11/15)

                    On Friday November 15th beginning at 3:54pm Local Option will host 666 Minutes ov Beer. Rare offerings from Pipeworks Brewing (Chicago), BFM (Switzerland), Scratch Brewing (Ava, IL), and Firestone Walker (California) will be tapped. Also featured will be a timed tapping of Perennial’s Abraxas and […]

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Where Eagles Drink (10/25 – Event)

On Friday October 25th starting at 3pm Local Option will host “Where Eagles Drink.” Rare and evil offerings from Cantillon (Belgium), Prairie Artisan Ales (Oklahoma) and Struise (Belgium) will be tapped to honor the musical and socio-cultural legacy of The Misfits. Additionally the event will feature the only pumpkin beer that will flow through the […]

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