Brewery and Taproom
821 Chicago Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202
Tuesday: Noon - 10 pm
Wednesday: Noon - 10 pm
Thursday: Noon - 10 pm
Friday: Noon - 11 pm
Saturday: Noon - 11 pm
Sunday: Noon - 8 pm
SKETCHBOOK'S TAP ROOM FEATURES:
A rotating selection of up to 16 unique Sketchbook beers on tap
Several sizes available for each style, to encourage sampling
Growler and howler fills, plus cold cans to go
A light snack menu plus BYOF-friendly policy (bring your own food).
Lazy Lunch Happy Hours: $5 pints T-Th, noon to 3.
An eclectic decor featuring re-purposed materials (think bowling alley table-tops).
Kid-friendly (as long as they’re not at the bar) but dogs need to stay home.
A sampling of games on hand.
At the taproom coaster doodles aren't mandatory, but they're highly encouraged. Need more inspiration? Check out the hashtag #DrawMeOne and use it to show off your masterpiece!
Tour our Micro-Brewery
Sketchbook offers monthly tours on 2nd Saturdays, at 3 pm. Tours begin Tap Room (821 Chicago Ave.) and then travel behind-the-scenes to our alley brewery.
The Chicago Reader included our tour in their roundup of Chicago's best!
Learn about brewing from one of SB’s head brewers
Enjoy free small samples
Hear about Sketchbook’s commitment to sustainability.
The $10 fee includes an up-close-and-friendly one-hour tour at Sketchbook’s small production brewery, complete with three free 8 oz. samples. Then, up front in the Tap Room you'll get one FREE full pour and leave with one of our 12-oz. Belgian glasses.
Check out our Events & Announcements for any scheduled tours and call us to schedule a private tour. A minimum of 8 people is required to schedule a group for a tour. Call (847) 859-9051 or email us to set up a time.