Barleycorn's craft brew dinner
A five-course John Barleycorn meal meets a six-beer Lagunitas craft brew tasting starting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23. The California-based brewing company's featured brews are: Lagunitas India Pale Ale, Hop Stoopid Ale, Pils Czech-Style Pilsner, Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale, Censored Rich Copper Ale and Imperial Stout. Dinner includes barbecue carnitas nachos, salad, grilled coconut shrimp skewers, filet mignon and bread pudding. $40 per person. Reservations required.
John Barleycorn is located at 1100 American Lane, Schaumburg. (847) 619-5540 or johnbarleycorn.com.
Get a good look at the Two Brothers brewing process with free brewery tours offered at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays. The tour lasts 45 minutes and includes three free samples at the conclusion. Afterward, try out the new pale ale Sidekick for $5 per pint or the anniversary beer, Monarch, for $5 per pint. Sidekick is now also available in cans. No reservations required for tours.
Two Brothers Tap House is located at 30W315 Calumet Ave., Warrenville. (630) 393-2337 or twobrotherstaphouse.com.
Sing your heart out every Thursday and Saturday at Sal's Pizza and Pub's karaoke nights starting at 9 p.m. Thursday drink specials include $5 High Life pitchers, $4 Captain Morgan drinks and $3.50 mystery shots. Saturday drink specials include $7 Coors Light pitchers and $4 Jack Daniels drinks. Must be 21. No cover.
Sal's Pizza and Pub is at 410 W. 22nd St., Lombard. (630) 620-1802 or salspizzaandpub.com.
-- Sara Hooker