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On the 8th Day of Christmas, Lake County gave to me…Local Craft Brews

This weekend, let Local Craft Brews warm you up with Winter Brews:

The weather might be chilly, but inside these local spots, the mood is warm and festive – with beverages to match! Let these local craft brews keep you toasty this weekend.
Mickey Finn’s Santa’s Magic – Honey and dark Belgian candy sugar with notes of fruits and spices

Light the Lamp’s Sin Bin Stout – Sweet and Roasty with subtle coffee and light caramel notes

Lake Bluff Brewing Company’s Velvet Sledgehammer – A Vanilla porter, rich and extra dark with a balanced flavor of roast vanilla and caramel sweetness, with undertones of whiskey (remnants of the Koval Whiskey barrel it’s brewed in!)

Onion Pub’s Winter Warmer: English Strong Ale, brewed with Belgian candy sugar

Rugan’s Pub is serving Great Lakes’ Christmas: Rich with a combination of cinnamon and ginger spice flavor, a rich copper color, and a medium body

Greentown Tavern in Waukegan is serving Fistmas Ale by Revolution Brewing: Red ale with unique malts for a deep red hue, and notes of baked bread, caramel and steeped with ginger root and orange peel.

Beer Market in Vernon Hills is serving Two Brother’s The More the Merrier – A Chocolate and fruity combination with coconut notes

Check out a Lake County Train Crawl for more craft beer adventures!

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2 Responses to On the 8th Day of Christmas, Lake County gave to me…Local Craft Brews

  1. Brian Schoppe December 17, 2013 at 10:20 am #

    Don’t forget Small Town Brewery in Wauconda! They do not have a brew room or brew pub, but their popular hard Root Beer can be found around Chicagoland. In Wauconda they are usually on tap at Dock’s or Lindy’s. Was surprised to see it on tap at Lawry’s in the city this weekend!

  2. Brian Schoppe December 17, 2013 at 10:22 am #

    Also missing the Tighthead brewery in Mundelein. They have a tap room and often bring various food trucks to the area in the summer and fall!.

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