• Hopleaf Bar

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

  • Past Events

    • SQUOKE—Off Color Pre-Release Tapping

      Fri Aug 2—4pm

      Squoke is a foudre-aged Wild Ale by Chicago’s Off Color Brewing and we get to preview it —pre-taste it?—before its official release. We’ll also be pouring OC’s Good Listeners, a sort of Biere de Miel (honey beer) made with desert ingredients like cactus and agave. We’re excited about this!
      Click through for more details about these beers!

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    • Cabin & Cottage Release

      Thurs. July 25, 2019 —7-8:30pm

      Official Chicago release of  Cabin & Cottage, a Berliner-style Weiss beer and a collaboration between the Chicago Brewseum, Rolling Meadows Farm Brewery in Springfield, IL, Powers Farm & Brewery (VA), and President Lincoln’s Cottage (DC).  Rolling Meadows Farm & Brewery owner, Caren Trudeau and Head Brewer, Deion Corley along with Liz Garibay and Michael Roper of the Chicago Brewseum to discuss the collaboration, the beer, and its connection to Abraham Lincoln.

      This event is free with beer available for purchase. Cabin & Cottage sales for the evening benefit the Chicago Brewseum.

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    • Belgian National Week

      July 15-19, 2019

      Honoring the country and its beers that put us on the map.
      5 DAYS of FABULOUS BEERS from BELGIUM !
      Featured Drafts/Styles  Every Day. Bottle deals too.

      Monday—TRAPPISTS
      Tuesday—SAISONS
      Wednesday—ABBEY ALES
      Thursday—LAMBICS
      Friday—the WRAP-UP

      Click through for details

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    • Christmas in June with Debuisson

      Thursdfay June 20 6:30pm

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    • NEW BELGIUM ENGRAVED GLASS GIVEAWAY

      Monday June 10 6-8pm

      New Belgium personalized etched glassware giveaway. Not only do you get to keep the glass, but get it personalized before you take it home!
      Fill that glass with Mural, Apple Felix, La Folie, 1554
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      • RECURRING EVENTS:
        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.

        YEARLY EVENTS:
        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)