• Hopleaf Bar

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

  • Upcoming Events

    • Zwanze Week Tuesday Seminar—Visit Belgium!

      Tuesday Sept 24 7pm

      Visit Belgium! —a free presentation by Chicago’s Honorary Belgian Consul, Paul Van Halteren.  A terrific opportunity to get some solid info if you’re contemplating a trip to Belgium or would just like to know more about the country. Plus a free drink.

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    • ZWANZE DAY 2019 !

      Saturday Sept 28

      For the first time at Hopleaf! Saturday Sept 28.
      Tix on sale Aug 28 at BrownPaperTickets.com.
      Click through for details and links

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    • Zwanze Day and Zwanze Week Details

      September 23-28, 2019

      Michael’s complete details of Zwanze Day and Week are HERE…

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      • RECURRING EVENTS—
        Belgian Fried Chicken Night—first Monday of most months; see event page or home page for details.
        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)