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Winter War (12/19)

On Friday December 19th beginning at 3pm Local Option will host it’s final beer event of 2014: “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 of the most defiant and subversive beers available. Highlights […]

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The Catalina Wine Mixer (11/28/14) – 3pm

                      CANCEL YOUR BLACK FRIDAY PLANS.  SCREW YOUR FAMILY AND SCREW THANKSGIVING – IT’S THE CATALINA FUCKIN’ WINE MIXER. DATE: Friday November 28th, 3pm (tapping); Guitar Shred Contest 10:30 Draft List Boulevard Saison Brett 2013 De Dolle Oerbier Firestone Walker Double DBA Firestone Walker Stickee Monkee […]

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Jonny’s Bottle Rockets: Autumn Bottle Share and Metropolitan Magnetron Tapping 11/12/14

                      On Wednesday November 12 at 7:30pm Local Option will be hosting Jonny Coffman’s Bottle Rockets’ Autumn Bottle Share. Bring a few “share worthy” bottles and we will do what we do best; ensuring this will be the most devastating bottle share ever. LO will […]

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Pop Up Helloween Beer Event(10/29/14)

On Wednesday October 29 at beginning at 5pm Local Option will be hosting a “Pop Up Helloween” beer event. Patrons are welcome to come dressed up in costume. A primary feature of the evenings draft list will be beers from Michigan producers: Founders, Dark Horse, and Jolly Pumpkin. Representatives from the respective wholesalers will be […]

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Ass Make Over (9/26/14)

                  Some bars do a “Tap Take-Over”. We do the Ass Make Over. Ass Makeover commences on Friday September 26th at 3pm. The event will feature rare and highly sought after drafts from Evil Twin, Firestone Walker, Three Floyds and Pipeworks Brewing Company among others. This is […]

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The Great Taste Of The Local Option Event (8/8/14)

On Friday August 8th beginning at 3pm Local Option will be hosting The Fourth Annual Great Taste Of the Local Option. This event will feature rare and highly sought after releases from midwest brewers including Jolly Pumpkin, Pipeworks, Half Acre, Three Floyds and Dark Horse. The event will also act as a release party for […]

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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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