Add snagging the first taste of spicy Christmas Ale to the Black Friday agenda. 1800 W. Cuyler Ave. Website


The season for the pumpkin stout Starry Night in Sleepy Hollow runs only through midmonth. Find out why this Lake View brewpub made this year’s Best New Bars list. 3155 N. Broadway Website

Half Acre

Get friendly with the barley wine Quakerbridge around Thanksgiving. 4257 N. Lincoln Ave. Website


Brown Shugga’ is a sweet name for a brew that’ll knock you on your ass. Read more about the Douglas Park brewery and browse pics from our weekend visit. 1843 S. Washtenaw Ave. Website


Christmas comes but once a year. Fistmas Holiday Ale comes November 3. 3340 N. Kedzie Ave. Website