• Hopleaf Bar

    Promoting Better Beers, Wines & Spirits in Chicago since 1992.
    Belgian-inspired Kitchen featuring our famous Mussels & Frites.

  • Past Events

    • ZUNDERT —US Launch of the newest Trappist Beer

      Monday Oct. 1

      NOTE! EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. THE DATE NOW SHOWN IN TENTATIVE. Check back in to be sure. Be among the first to try the newest Authentic Trappist beer in the market! Zundert—the “slightly unruly” Trappist ale—will be $10/bottle. (And it will be Trappist Bottle Day—all other bottles $2 or $4 off depending on format.) This beer is brewed by the monks of the Zundert Trappist Monastery, located among the forests and pasture lands of the Netherlands.

    • Garrett Oliver’s Ghost Bottle Night

      Weds. Sept 5, 2018

      Garrett Oliver, the illustrious brewmaster of Brooklyn Brewery brings his special project beers to share with us!  More details soon, but suffice to say these are special experiments not available commercially; some barrel-aged. This is a ticketed event upstairs in the private party room, $15, proceeds going to RAICES. Tickets available at https://ghostbottle.bpt.me

    • Duvel 100

      July 20, 2018

      Friday July 20, 2018 we’re celebrating Duvel’s Perfect 100 score from Draft Magazine. Duvel’s Michael Kelliher will be with us, demonstrating the Duvel Perfect Pour. And there will be swag!

    • Deliria Release Party

      July 18, 2018

      Join us Wednesday evening July 18 for the Deliria Release Party. Brouwerij Huyghe Master Brewer Filip Devolde will be in the house at 7pm, we’ll have swag and glassware to give away, and three other Delirium beers on tap too! Deliria is a Belgian Strong Ale brewed once a year for International Women’s Day “by women from around the world”.

    • Earth Day Farm Dinner with Virtue Cider

      Sunday April 22, 2018

      6-course dinner based on one of Virtue Cider Farm’s Orchard Pigs paired with Virtue Ciders. Tickets $75 at https://earthdaydinner.bpt.me

        Bottle Mondays—every Monday prices on bottled beers are discounted.
        Kegs For Kids Pour of the Week—sponsored kegs change as they run through, all proceeds go to Peirce Elementary School

        Recurring Reading, Storytelling, Performance Events:
        Tuesday Funk (1st Tuesday of Month)
        This One Woman (4th Monday of month)
        Do Not Submit/Open Mic (4th Wednesday of month)
        Check out their own websites for details and to confirm dates.

        Super Stout Sunday—a collection of stouts, inc. Goose Island’s BBSs, presented on tap at noon on Super Bowl Sunday.
        Kegs for Kids/ Peirce Day—*all* proceeds all day to Helen C. Peirce Elementary School (last Sunday in April or thereabouts)