Sketchbook & Chicago Craft Beer Week

Sketchbook is representing at each of the events listed below...Our first CCBW!

Beer Under Glass: Thursday, May 14, 6:30 – 9:30 pm, Garfield Park Conservatory, Chicago, $60.  

Boomtown: Monday, May 18, 6 – 8, Jerry’s, 5419 N. Clark, Chicago, free.

Evanston Tap Takeover: Thursday, May 21, all day, Smylie Brothers Brewing Co., 1516 Oak Ave. in Evanston.     

Prairie Moon Special Beer Pairing Menu: Thursday evening, May 21, Prairie Moon, 1502 Sherman in Evanston.  Prairie Moon will also be featuring Sketchbook’s Orange Door IPA at a special price all through Chicago Craft Beer Week.

Bowling with Brewers: Thursday evening, May 21, TimberLanes, 1851 w. Irving Park, Chicago, IL

Evanston Celebrates Temperance & Sketchbook: Friday 4 pm - close, May 22, Tap Take-over, Bangers & Lace, 810 Grove St. in Evanston. 

Welles Park Craft Beer Fest: Saturday, May 23, 1 – 5 pm, Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave., Chicago, $55. 

PLUS FREE STUFF May 21 - 24!   Sketchbook will be celebrating its six-month anniversary and encouraging visits to its unique alley location (825 Chicago Ave., Evanston) by offering one free glass jug – either a growler (64 oz.) or a howler (32 oz.), a $4 value – to first-time customers Thursday May 21 - Sunday May 24. 

More than 300 breweries will be participating in Chicago Craft Beer Week, whose goal is to entice patrons to explore the depth and breadth of local craft beer and honor those who enrich our community of beer lovers. Learn more and buy tickets at


Shawn Decker