Church Street Brewing Company

Chicago's hidden Craft Brewery in the suburbs serving up award-winning traditional European beer. Visit us for a tour or enjoy our taproom.

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Summertime! to Kick Back & Enjoy at the Church. Our newsletter for June -

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Church Street Pontifcator Doppelbock.

#churchstreetbrewery #doppelbock #craftbeer Embers Tap House @churchstbrew

Have you tried Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes? Going on tonight in the Tap Room! Come check it out for prizes and fun. Come as a team or come solo.

Write your answers to today's #QOTD in the comments below, and take a look at tonight's schedule:

7 PM
Church Street Brewing Company (Itasca)
Streeterville Pizzeria & Tap
OGs Chicago

7:30 PM
Twisted Hippo

8 PM
Burke's Public House
Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria & Brewery
Northside Bar & Grill
Rocking Horse

We're taking the night off at Sports Corner Wrigleyville, but we'll be back next week with more quiz!

Jerry's Liquors - a #RighteouslyGoodBeer display!

Live music of Keithen Banks and #RighteouslyGoodBeer. See you in the Tap Room in Itasca!

Jucifer Double NEIPA on tap at Chatter Box of Long Grove.

It's Friday! We've got munchies, pizza slices and #RighteouslyGoodBeer or BYOF (Bring Your Own Food) and head to the Tap Room to try some Jucifer before its gone, our new Wunderbar Together Altbier and our new Guava Sour.

Live music of Bob Hartwell

"I love this place. Beer is really good and staff is awesome!" - thanks Thomas Andre!

Sneak peak at a new label! Any guesses on what it will be?

Tomorrow night, Station 34 in Mt Prospect is kicking off Church Street as Brewery of the Month with 3 beers on tap and "Friends" themed trivia!!!

Call your representatives to tell them you're not happy about raising the beer tax even higher! No surprise, but we have one of the highest around .. Illinois Craft Brewers Guild

It's Monday. And it's Memorial Day. And you know what that means. Come enjoy Half Off Pints on our patio or in our Tap Room. Special hours. We are open Noon to 9pm.

Have a safe and happy Memorial Day.

Come enjoy your #MemorialDay with us! Half Off in the Tap Room all day long. And we are open Noon to 9pm.

So much fun on today’s I’ll Bike for Beer group ride! Thanks to all who attended and made this 25-mile ride memorable. Thanks to Mikerphone Brewing, Pollyanna Brewing Company, Itasca Brewing Company, and Church Street Brewing Company for welcoming us and sharing your tasty brews with us! #fceg #illbikeforbeer #bikefriends #drinklocal #groupride

So much fun on today’s I’ll Bike for Beer group ride! Thanks to all who attended and made this 25-mile ride memorable. Thanks to Mikerphone Brewing, Pollyanna Brewing Company, Itasca Brewing Company, and Church Street Brewing Company for welcoming us and sharing your tasty brews with us! #fceg #illbikeforbeer #bikefriends #drinklocal #groupride

Ramen pop-up, live music and several new beers: our seasonal Hauch Von Himmel was just released:

A classic Bavarian style hefeweizen. Unfiltered and highly carbonated with notes of banana and clove. Hazy golden in color, utilizing a decoction mash, Andechs Weiss yeast and Noble hops for a delicious, refreshing traditional summertime brew.

Plus a great day to enjoy the Patio!

#RighteouslyGoodBeer display at Antioch Fine Wine & Liquors

In Arlington Heights on June 7th ..

Bummed out that Illinois Craft Beer week is over?

We've got you covered on Friday, June 7!

Come out and enjoy some great beer from our sponsors Two Brothers Brewing Company, Revolution Brewing, Halfacre Beer Company, Lagunitas Chicago TapRoom & Beer Sanctuary, Church Street Brewing Company, Itasca Brewing Company, Mickey Finn's Brewery!!!


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Knockin out some yardwork with a #jucifer on this beautiful Chicago afternoon. First time trying out this local brew, and I'll be back!
Solid 9% double hazy IPA, well done @churchstbrew
#craftbeer #neipa #hazybeer #hazyipa
#beerstagram #beerporn #beer #juicebomb #dipa #chicagobeer

Edgebrook & Chicago's Far NW side

The Everyday Edgebrook Craft Beer Tasting (formerly "Cabin Fever") is Saturday, June 22nd, 4-8pm. Street will be closed at 6400 N Kinzua Ave, north of Devon Ave and just steps from the Edgebrook Metra station in Chicago's Edgebrook neighborhood. This tasting event will feature Chicago breweries, local street food, and some of Chicago's best live music.

Purchase tickets here (age 21+):

The ticket price is for entrance and will allow attendees to taste beer from any of our participating breweries. Attendees will also enjoy live music from "SoulKeeper" Gerald Mcclendon and the rockabilly sounds of Old Grand Dad. Inexpensive street food from Edgebrook restaurants will also be available for purchase.

Sample beer from the following local breweries/beer providers:
Alarmist Brewing & Taproom
Beer on the Wall - Park Ridge
Church Street Brewing Company
Dovetail Brewery
Empirical Brewery
Eris Brewery and Cider House
Goose Island
Half Acre Beer Company
Howard Street Brewing Company
Lake Effect Brewing Company LLC
Maplewood Brewery & Distillery
Old Irving Brewing Co.
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Ravinia Brewing Company
Revolution Brewing
Short Fuse Brewing Company
Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.
Temperance Beer Co.
Ten Ninety Brewing Co
Twisted Hippo
& more!

Street food available for purchase from:
Edgebrook Coffee Shop
Sausage König
Tamales Express
Villa Rosa Pizza Kitchen
& more!

**Vendor line up subject to change with or without notice**

Special thanks to our generous sponsors for helping make this event happen:
Bornquist Inc.
Oasis Family Dental
Sauganash Montessori School

You must be 21 years of age or older to attend. No children or pets are allowed. No outside food or beverages are allowed. This is a tented event, held rain or shine. No refunds our exchanges will be given after purchase.

This is a fundraiser for nonprofit Everyday Edgebrook. Funds will be used to host the Edgebrook Neighborhood Farmers Market this summer and to continue the organization's efforts to promote small businesses in the area throughout 2019.

Please go to for more information and visit the Facebook Event Page for updates:

Readers' Choice Best of the Best 2019

Voting ends on the 24th, and we appreciate you taking a minute to vote for our #RighteouslyGoodBeer
(Under Eating & Drinking, Best Microbrewery) Last round, you nominated the top businesses and places in the Chicago suburbs - now help us choose the best of the best! We narrowed down your nominations to the Top Picks in each category. Simply select your favorite for each category by May 24.

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😳🍺Check out this years Chicago Beer 5K coaster. Find them at a local participating brewery or Chicago Sport & Social Club event. Everyone registered will get one at packet pickup to take home!.

Some more pictures from the fest yesterday. Church Street can't thank everyone enough for showing up in force, being great sports about the constantly changing weather and making the event such a great success. Special shout out to Jake from State Farm -sorry- I mean from Penrose Brewing who won the lottery to host next year's Backyard Brewfest! Congrats and thanks for bringing that Strawberry Milkshake IPA! Holy Moly!

Thanks for coming out to the Backyard Brewfest!

The sorest of winners, Will County Brewing Company The 2nd Gregor Games are July 21st! Invites on the way!

Rural on Tap in Rockford - Tap Takeover! Going on now. Holy Cow Milk Stout. Brimstone IPA. Magisterium Maibock Lager. Jucifer Double NEIPA. All available right now!!!

Tents up and we’re ready for the Brewfest! See you tomorrow. Don’t forget about the VIP specials!

It's Tactical Thursday! Church Street will be featuring GUN CRAFT BEER 's Tactical APA all day today. Check them out at our Backyard Beerfest this weekend and come grab a pint of it tonight!

[05/16/19]   We are just days away from the 2nd annual Backyard Beerfest! Check out some of these special beers and breweries that'll make an appearance at our fest:

Miskatonic Brewing Company will be introducing their Forest Crawler hazy IPA.
Energy City Brewing - open 1st Saturday of the month will be introducing their NEVER BEFORE TAPPED Hop Jon session hazy IPA.
Banging Gavel will be pouring their brand new Redirect golden ale.
And the 2018 two time FOBAB winner, Karetas Brewing Co., will be pouring their NEVER BEFORE TAPPED weizenbock, Shield of the Trinity.

Plus Church Street will be pouring the following during VIP hour ONLY:
1. 2018 FOBAB medal winner Holy Moly
2. 2018 Chicago's Champion Beer our bourbon barrel aged vanilla porter, Croenenbier
3. Our recently released and nearly SOLD OUT Jucifer imperial hazy IPA
4. And our brew crew's personal favorite barrel aged beer, Paint it Plaid.

We'll also be pouring our freshly released Hauch von Himmel hefeweizen and our brand new, never before tapped, Guava Sour.

Get your tickets now or buy them at the door the day of! Gonna be all the best beer the western suburbs has to offer.

A shout out to Northern Fork for feeding us in the Tap Room last week. Yum! We are looking forward to working with them in the future (and eating more of their food!)

The Backdrops

Saturday's Second Annual Backyard Brewfest will feature the music of The Backdrops, 15+ Breweries, - Tented so we are ready for rain or shine. And sorry, this is an adult event, but kids are welcome in the Tap Room which will be open as well. See you Saturday! tickets here:
Skeleton Key Brewery, Pollyanna Brewing Company, Penrose Brewing, Energy City Brewing - open 1st Saturday of the month , Alter Brewing Company, 2 Fools Cider, Wolfden Brewing Will County Brewing Company, GUN CRAFT BEER, Miskatonic Brewing Company, Itasca Brewing Company, 25 West Brewing Co. Banging Gavel, Sipp Industries, Inc., (Major Hemp), Karetas Brewing Co., Elmhurst Brewing Co. and Middle Brow Beer Co.

This Saturday! ⚡️⚡️⚡️
Church Street Brewing Company 12-4pm.

Major Hemp is our featured beer of the day on our Countdown to the Second Annual Backyard Brewfest. One of the 15+ breweries particpating this weekend along with live music of the Backdrops, a pig roast and Toasty Cheese.

Take your mother to the Church for a #RighteouslyGoodBeer and a rose. #HappyMothersDay

Had a great time at Goose Island Barrel House for this year's Battle of the Breweries Dodgeball Tournament. Thank you guys so much for having us out and putting on such a great show despite the rain!

And to BuckleDown Brewing, Vikki and her squad of fierce ladies were just too much for us to handle yesterday. Good game, girls!

It's baseball season! Well, okay the weather has not quite caught on to that yet, but we were out at Schaumburg Boomers Ballpark Brewfest and Kane County Cougars today enjoying the company if not the wet, windy weather. Again this year we will be another craft beer official sponsor of the Boomers!

Day #3 of #AmericanCraftBeerWeek countdown to the Backyard Brewfest (tickets: : )- Tap Room will feature Wildfire's own Brewing Company Beer and live music of Spare Animals Wildfire Schaumburg Kai Andersen

Nothing like a #RighteouslyGoodBeer after a run! AppleBlossom 5k. Bartlett Park District (Official)

Day #2 of #AmericanCraftBeerWeek and our Tap Room will have a guest beer from Käretäs. Käretäs is derived from Latin, meaning charity and compassion. Karetas Brewing was started to give support great charities by making great beer.

Each day of American Craft Beer Week we will have a different beer from a brewery participating in our Second Annual Backyard Brewfest on Saturday, May 18th. Tickets for the Brewfest: .

Continue the preview tonight along with the live music of Bob Hartwell
Karetas Brewing Co.

We're at Gold Eagle Wine and Spirits in Libertyville, Il - stop on by and see us!

As one of the Top Picks again this year, we really appreciate your vote for Reader's Choice: (Under Eating & Drinking, Best Microbrewery)

DETOUR: Batavia, IL – Energy City Brewing

#AmericanCraftBeerWeek starts tomorrow! And we'll be featuring breweries that will be at our Backyard Brewfest on the 18th. Tickets Tomorrow, we're starting off with Energy City Brewing - open 1st Saturday of the month from Batavia. If you're not familiar with this popular nanobrewery, you can read about them in this Hop Review article . See you tomorrow! Live music of Bob Hartwell as well. BATAVIA, IL DETOUR No. 035:  On the shore of Batavia, Illinois’ Fox River, there is a small basement brewing operation making a name for itself via its milkshake IPAs: Energy City Brewery. The folks behind the project–David & Heidi Files. They took their brewing schedule from Chur

Glasses are in for the Backyard Brewfest! Also, we have had questions on Designated Driver tickets. No, there is no charge for Designated Drivers, but we will have a donation box available for Itasca Cares Walk In Ministry, the charity that will be receiving the proceeds from the Brewfest.
Tickets here:

Coom's Corner Sports Grill in Lockport #RighteouslyGoodBeer on Tap.

Binny's #RighteouslyGoodBeer display of Jucifer!

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“Omg this is amazing! 😍😍” @churchstbrew #churchstreet #hazydoubleipa #jucifer ... the great reviews keep coming! Thanks!

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1480 Industrial Dr, Ste C
Itasca, IL

Opening Hours

Monday 17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 17:00 - 22:00
Thursday 17:00 - 22:00
Friday 16:00 - 23:00
Saturday 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday 12:00 - 19:00
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