Here’s my collection of establishments with craft beer specials during Bears football games, or in general during football Sundays. I’ll keep this article bookmarked. Any place that wants to be added to this list, let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org. Long as you’ve got something better than a “bucket of Buds,” I’m interested.
Emmett’s Game Day
Emmett’s Brewing Co., three locations
All Emmett’s locations will feature half-price pitchers all through game day.
Emmett’s Brewing Co. West Dundee, 128 W. Main St., West Dundee, IL (847) 428-4500
Emmett’s Brewing Co., 110 N. Brockway St., Palatine, IL (847) 359-1533
Emmett’s Ale House, 5200 Main St., Downers Grove, IL (630) 434-8500
Additionally, Emmett’s Downers Grove will half half-price burgers during Bears games.
Gameday Specials at Mickey Finn’s
Mickey Finn’s Brewery, 412 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL 847-362-6688
$12 Wheat Pitchers, $5 Bloody Mickey, $3 Mimosas, 50 cent Wings, $2 Chili Mac, $1.95 pulled pork sliders
Bears Gameday Specials at Two Brothers Roundhouse
Two Brothers Roundhouse, 205 N. Broadway, Aurora, Illinois 60505
$4 pints of Prairie Path and Domaine DuPage plus a bags tourney after the game, rain or shine. Go Bears.
Chicago Bears specials at Warren’s Ale House
Warren’s Ale House, 51 Town Square, Wheaton, IL 630-462-5126
Join us for $15 Two Brothers canned beer buckets (Sidekick & Outlaw), Absolut premium bloody Mary bar, game day food menu (sloppy Joe’s, nachos, corn dogs etc.), tons of TV’s with sound, and a massive projector screen to catch all the action. Bears Bingo for every game. Free to play, awesome prizes!!! Give us a call for reservations!
11:00 am ♦ Bears Football on the Roof at Fountainhead
Fountainhead, 1970 Montrose Ave., Chicago (773) 697-8204
Bears Football is upon us! We will be showing all Bears games on the Roof Deck with sound. When it gets chilly we have heaters and blankets for ya.
We also have incredible beers, whiskey, two different but equally fantastic bloody marys, cocktails and Chef Cleetus has promised Kafcas some incredible food specials for this Football season!
$1 off all Chicago draft beers on Bears Gameday.
12:00 pm ♦ Chicago Bears on the Big Screen
Cigars & Stripes, 6715 W. Ogden Ave., Berwyn, IL (708) 484-1043
$.75 OFF all Taps on Sundays for the GAMES on the Big Screen. GO BEARS!!!!! Chili is ON!
12:00 pm ♦ Bears Opening Day specials: Belmont Pourhouse
Belmont Pourhouse Lakeview, 1113 W Belmont Ave., Chicago
We have half price apps, $3 dollar craft beer keg busters, $5 22oz stadium cups of Bud light, $25 dollar brunch package, $3 fireball shots and $4 dollar Jameson. (A new addition to my watch list. They answered my appeal for Bears specials, and I see they have a well-stocked draft list including (at last reading, DFH 90-Minute alongside the Summer Shandy. At least they aren’t advertising the “bucket of Buds” I warned against).