• Hopleaf Bar

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

  • Past Events

    • Pucker Up for Tax Day

      Monday April 15

      On tap—more than 10 rare, unblended, and still, Lambic and Gueuze style beers. Click through for the lineup—

    • Gouden Carolus SINGLE MALT RELEASE

      Friday April 12, 2019

      Gouden Carolus Single Malt debuts in Chicago at Hopleaf! It’s distilled from GC Tripel, which we’ll be pouring, as well as the classic GC. We’ll be featuring, specially-priced: the “Belgian Handshake“— a neat pour with a Golden C. Classic; and the “New Fashioned“—with housemate cherry simple syrup and house orange bitters. Various other GCs available as well.

    • Welcome Neighbors!

      Friday April 12, 2019

      The excellent Argentine-style Frio Gelateria—which technically opened this winter on our block—is hosting their official ribbon-cutting Friday April 12 at 3pm. They’ll be offering free 2oz. samples from 3-4pm.

      They are just two doors north of Hopleaf and are open Noon to 10:30 PM every day. We are happy to have them on our block.

    • SO FRESH! Lexical Gap

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      Sunday March 31

      We’ve accumulated a collection of coffee stouts in our coolers. All very  sought after and rare. We’re going to tap them all at the same time, at noon on Sunday, March 31st, the day before April Fools Day. We’ll have 2 special brunch items on the lunch menu, quiche and waffles.

        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)