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Craft Beer Brunch American West Town

Forbidden Root, Chicago’s first botanic brewing company and recently-opened brewpub in West Town, is celebrating its first Chicago Craft Beer Week at the Brewpub! Complete with a Beer Dinner created by executive chef Dan Weiland and a Brewer’s Brunch to close out the week of festivities.

Special Beer Flight

All week long

Enjoy a special Forbidden Root CCBW Beer Flight!

$8 for five, 4-ounce pours of:

Ryes & Shine Saison

Fig Dubbel

Wildflower Pale Ale

Sublime Ginger

Forbidden Root Extra

CCBW Beer Dinner

Wednesday, May 25 at 7 p.m.

Space is extremely limited for this beer dinner taking place in the private dining area of the brewpub. Chef Dan Weiland has created a delicious 5-course meal paired with Forbidden Root brews. Tickets are $75 and available by calling the brewpub at 312-929-2202. The full menu is below.

Course 1:
Spring Vegetables, Feta Yogurt and Meyer Lemon Jam

paired with Ryes & Shine Saison

Course 2:

Smoked Sturgeon Salad, Chicories, Radish, Herbs and Wildflowers

paired with WPA

Course 3:
14-Day Dry Aged Duck Breast, Popcorn Grits, Harissa and Tokaji Honey Agrodolce

paired with Cherrytree Amaro

Course 4:
Pressed Lamb Belly, Pissaladiere, Preserved Orange and Mint

paired with Forbidden Root Extra

Course 5:
Vietnamese Cinnamon Roll, Fig Dubbel Icing, Chocolate

paired with Fig Dubbel

CCBW Brewer’s Brunch

Sunday, May 29, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Close out CCBW at Forbidden Root’s brewpub with a Brewer’s Brunch! Forbidden Root's brunch (launched only three weeks ago!), featuring dishes like the Savoury Pancake with asparagus, kimchi, pork belly and Tokaji maple syrup and “The Remedy” with spicy N’duja broth, pork belly, marrow beans, poached egg and herbs. A special Chicago Craft Beer Week Flight has been created for just $8 to pair with the brunch items.

In addition, Chef Weiland has created a featured dish specifically for this event: Griddled Corn Cake, poached egg, kimchi hollandaise and shaved purple asparagus.

Brunch beer cocktails will also be available including the Beermosa made with Forbidden Root "Ryes & Shine" Rye Saison with fresh orange juice and Creole bitters, as well as the Herb's the Word made with Tequila, Kold & Wet Kolsch, basil, cilantro, jalapeno, lime and celery bitters with a celery salt rim.


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