Night life events: Beer specials flowing at McGonigal's, Lucky Monk
McGonigal's Pub's 'Beer Me' Tuesdays
McGonigal's invites everyone to "Beer Me" Tuesdays. Specials include $1 off all drafts and select craft bottles and cans, plus one half-price Beer of the Day, which changes weekly. Everyday specials include $2.50 Hamm's and Miller High Life tallboys and $3 Old Style, Rolling Rock and PBR bottles. McGonigal's Pub is at 105 S. Cook St., Barrington. (847) 277-7400 or mcgonigalspub.com.
Lucky Monk's summer brew
Strong and sweet, The Lucky Monk introduces its Belgian Tripel ale -- deep golden and floral in aroma with a full-bodied, fruity and sweet finish. The Belgian Tripel complements the flavors of summer starting at $8.50 for a 20-ounce draft. Or order it by the 32-ounce howler for $13.95 or the 64-ounce growler for $18.95. The Lucky Monk is at 105 Hollywood Blvd., South Barrington. (847) 898-0500 or theluckymonk.com.
Grumpy Goat Tavern Bar and Grill now open
Elgin Public House recently opened a sister location, Grumpy Goat Tavern, at the Highlands of Elgin Golf Club. Grumpy Goat Tavern offers 50-plus bourbons, 12 craft beers on tap, a handcrafted cocktail list and an extensive beer list to accompany its dine-in menu featuring food items with a Cajun-Creole flair -- from burgers to swordfish to filets. Eat and drink on the large patio outdoors or in the three seasons room or large bar area. Reservations welcome. Grumpy Goat Tavern at the Highlands of Elgin golf club is at 875 Sports Way, Elgin. (847) 931-5950 or grumpygoattavern.com.