It’s Halloween week!  Plenty of chances to dress up and get some tasty beer throughout the Heritage Corridor Ale Trail.  We also have some great music – and a Dr. Who night of trivia at Embers Tap House in Lockport, IL.

Friday, October 26

Miskatonic Brewing Company
RELEASE:  Moo-skatonic

Meeska, mooska … sorry, I have a 8-month old at home and I watch a lot of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.  Moo-skatonic is a new milk stout that Miskatonic is releasing.  Rich, chocolatey and roasty.
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Werk Force Brewing
EVENT:  4th Annual Horror Film Night, 5-9pm
FOOD TRUCK:  Big Wang’s Chinese Street Food, 5-9pm

Get in costume and head down to Werk Force for their Horror Film Night.  Note – this is a 21+ only party, leave the kids at home with Grandma.
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Iron&Glass
EVENT:  Halloween Party
TAPPING:  Pumpking (Southern Tier Brewing Company), Brandy Barrel Aged Imperial Pumpkin Ale (Lakefront Brewing Company), Pumpkin (Schlafly)
FOOD TRUCK:  Baby Q’s, 5pm-9pm
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You can’t spell Halloween without I&G.  Well, literally you can … but in the fun world of beer, it’s a vital element.  Make sure to come dressed to compete in their costume contest!

Elder Brewing Company
EVENT:  Halloween Party, 7-10pm
FOOD TRUCK:  Carnivale, 5:30-9:30pm
MUSIC:  The Big Lagniappe
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It’s a Mardi Gras themed Halloween Party, with a menu including fish tacos, braised beef tacos, carnitas tacos, Cuban and arrachera sandwcihes!

Skeleton Key Brewery
FOOD TRUCK:  Gnarly Knots, 6-9pm
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This is your last chance to get Gnarly Knots at SKB before they take the truck off the road for the winter, so don’t miss it!

Metal Monkey Brewing
EVENT:  All Hallow’s Eve Party and Costume Contest, 7-10pm
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Candy, costume contests and tarot card readings, with Chef Alex Ayala serving up some “ghoulish” dinner options.  Dead End Doll Factory will also be onsite selling dolls.

Tangled Roots Brewing Company
MUSIC:  Cat Man Dog, 8:30-11:00pm
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Nevin’s Brewing Company
MUSIC:  Recycle the Day, 9:30pm
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Saturday, October 27

Will County Brewing Company
EVENT:  Downward Dog and a Draft, 10:30-11:30am
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River Hawk Brewing
EVENT:  Yoga Class plus a Glass, 10:30am-12pm
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Nevin’s Brewing Company
MUSIC:  Poison’d Crue / Diver Down, 9pm-1am
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Embers Tap House
EVENT:  Fall Family Trivia, 12-2pm
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Werk Force Brewing
FOOD TRUCK:  Ofrenda, 5-9pm
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Skeleton Key Brewery
EVENT:  Halloween Party (5-11p), including Pop-Up Escape Room (make a reservation) and Stranger Things Trivia (7pm)
FOOD TRUCK:  Grumpy Gaucho Empanadas, 6-9pm
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There’s a lot going on Saturday night at Skeleton Key.  If you want to escape from the SKB Grain Room, make sure to visit cluedinescaperooms.com and reserve your time ASAP.

Chuck’s Cafe in Darien
SPECIALS:  Chuck’s Chicago Blackhawks Game Specials, 6:30-9pm
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Tangled Roots Brewing Company
MUSIC:  The Hair Band, 8-11pm
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Embers Tap House
EVENT:  Embers Annual Halloween Party, 10a-1p
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Sunday, October 28

Will County Brewing Company
EVENT:  Donuts & Drafts, 11a-12p
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Werk Force Brewing
FOOD TRUCK:  Baby Q’s BBQ, 12p-5p
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Chuck’s Cafe in Darien
SPECIALS:  Chicago Bears Gameday Specials, 12p-3p
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Elder Brewing Company
EVENT:  Adoption Event, 1p-5p
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Tribes Beer Company
MUSIC:  Sunday Hot Seat with John Condron, 3-5pm
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Chuck’s Cafe in Darien
SPECIALS:  Chuck’s Chicago Blackhawks Game Specials, 6:30-9pm
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Monday, October 29

Will County Brewing
SPECIALS:  $5 Drafts, 3-11pm
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Tribes Beer Company
MUSIC:  Bluegrass Jam Session Mondays, 7-9p
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Chuck’s Cafe in Darien
EVENT:  Trivia Night
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Miskatonic Brewing Company
TAPPING:  Hop Butcher – Urbs in Horto, 3-10p
FOOD:  Ayala’s Empanadas
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Hop Butcher’s “Urbs in Horto” is a Double IPA with Mosaic and Strata.  Actually, no ratings yet on UnTappd … but I’m a huge fan of Hop Butcher, so I’m looking forward to this one.

Wednesday, October 31

Tangled Roots Brewing Company
SPECIALS:  Wednesday Wine Down, 11am-11pm
EVENT:  Trivia in the Tap Room, 7-9pm
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Embers Tap House
SPECIALS:  Kids Eat Free on Halloween, 11a-10p
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Will County Brewing Company
RELEASE:  Bolas al Muro (Bottles), 12p-3p
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This is Will County’s second ever bottle release – and have they got a good one in store for us.  It’s a ghoulish stout with Mexican chocolate, cinnamon, Magagascar vanilla beans, guajillo, ancho and habanero chilies.  BE READY – Will County’s first bottle release sold out in 19 minutes.

Alter Brewing Company
SPECIALS:  Growler and Crowler Specials, 3-10p
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Chuck’s Cafe in Darien
SPECIALS:  Chuck’s Chicago Blackhawks Game Specials, 6:30-9pm
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Nevin’s Brewing Company
EVENT:  Wednesday Trivia
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Thursday, November 1

Will County Brewing Company
EVENT:  Singo Thursdays!, 7pm
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Chuck’s Cafe in Darien
SPECIALS:  Chuck’s Chicago Blackhawks Game Specials
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Miskatonic Brewing Company
EVENT:  Day of the Dead Banquet, 6:30-9pm
FOOD:  The Bien Trucha Group
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Metal Monkey Brewing Company
EVENT:  Trivia Night, 7-9p
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Skeleton Key Brewery
EVENT:  Chicago Suburbs Girls Pint Out – Post Halloween Beer, 7-9:30pm
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Embers Tap House
EVENT:  Dr. Who Trivia Night, 8pm
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