On December 14th beginning at 3pm Local Option will host it’s final beer event of 2012: “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 include Barrel Aged [...]
Chicago’s Barley’s Angels Chapter will be hosting it’s final event for 2012 at Local Option on 12/07 at 7pm. The Holiday Party themed event is open to women only. The price of $20 includes four 5oz tastings of seasonal ales and appetizers. Tickets are available at this link: http://localoptionbier.com/store/#!/~/product/category=0&id=16520957 Join the [...]
Kentucky Common Style: Kentucky Common /Traditional Ale Brewed by: Local Option Bierwerker Brewed at: Against The Grain Brewery, Louisville, KY ABV: 6.5% Suggested Serving Glasswear: Tulip Serving Temperature: 45°F, 7.2°C Web: http://www.localoptionbier.com Availability: On Draft Only Kentucky Common is [...]
On Friday April 27th at 3pm Local Option in Chicago will host “Space Ace Intergalactic Birthday” an event marking the sixty first birthday of Paul “Ace” Daniel Frehley. The event’s draft beer list –inspired by the former Kiss lead guitarists Central [...]
On March 14th at 3:14pm Local Option will host Pi Observance Day. The event seeks to commemorate the mathematical constant Pi; the finest harmonic distortion-sustain device developed to date; and the signature sandwich of New Orleans, the Muffaletta, by tapping thirty-one [...]
RateBeer.com has recently unveiled it’s Best Beer Bars in the World for 2012. For the second year in a row Local Option has made the list and is the only bar in Illinois mentioned. Read the full list by clicking HERE.
We sat down with Paul from Chitown On Tap to talk about our beer menus, the beers we brew, and why we do what we do at the Local Option. Here is an excerpt: read the rest of the interview by clicking HERE. CHITOWN ON TAP: What makes Local Option unique? ALEXI FRONT, LOCAL OPTION: “Local Option [...]
Dear Fellow Nerds, We are assembled at the Local Option— which we’ve renamed Beer Plaza — in the financial district of Chicago, because we believe that the American beer-economy is heading in the wrong direction and we have a few ideas for what to do about it. There is a feeling shared by a growing [...]