On a hot day—grab a cold beer. Thursday, May 19, marks the first day of Chicago Craft Beer Week and a few Wheaton establishments have a bevy of beverages to help you celebrate:
At , the first-ever craft beer menu features 23 American craft beers, including four from Two Brothers Brewery in Warrenville and two from Belgium. Prices range from $5 to $12 and the potency range is between five and 10 percent.
started a Beer Club this year, which allows members special access to a beer of the month, and a 20 oz. mug to hold it. Membership cost is $50. Non-members can still get in on the summer beer action, particularly on Cubs, Sox and Bulls game days, when Miller and Bud bottles are on special for $2.50.
At , the beers of the month are Dos Equis and Old Style—available for $3 and $2, respectively. Other daily specials include $2.50 Bud and Bud Light drafts on Sundays and Mondays—with $8 pitchers on Mondays. On Wednesdays, drafts are $3 and on Thursdays, $8 buys a pitcher of Bud, Bud Light, Shock Top, Green Line or 312.
There is also the Two Brothers Brewery in Warrenville. Try the Fab Five menu, which includes the Domaine DuPage French Country Ale for $4, a Bitter End American Pale Ale for $4, an Ebel's Weiss German Style Weiss for $4, the Prairie Path Golden Ale for $4 and the Cane and Ebel Red Rye Ale for $5.
Editor's Note: This article is only intended for beer drinkers 21 and over—and beer drinkers who will not drive after enjoying their craft beer week festivities. Call the American Taxi service in the west suburbs at 630-305-0700, or Wayne's Taxi Service 630-670-3314.