Festivities include Keg Tapping Ceremony, performances by Edelweiss dancers, authentic “Oompah” band and more.
ROSEMONT, IL – Hofbräuhaus Chicago, the first and only German micro-brewery, beer hall and restaurant in the Chicago area, will celebrate its two-year anniversary Friday, January 23 in MB Financial Park at Rosemont. Located at 5500 Park Place, the custom-built 20,000-square-foot restaurant and brewery will begin its anniversary celebration at 7 p.m. A traditional keg tapping ceremony, led by Hofbräuhaus Chicago fan and Walter E. Smithe co-owner Tim Smithe at 7:30 p.m.
Since it first opened in January 2013, Hofbräuhaus Chicago guests enjoyed a plethora of celebrity keg tappings, with guests including Chicago Blackhawk alumni Troy Murray and Adrian Aucoin and comedian Gilbert Gottfried, live entertainment and deliciously authentic brews and fare. During the past two years, guests enjoyed 453,977 liters of Hofbräuhaus Chicago’s freshly-brewed beers, 72,481 jumbo German pretzels, 59,362 schnitzel dishes and 25,767 apfelstrudel desserts.
Anniversary celebration festivities will also feature live music from an authentic “Oompah” band all the way from Europe, authentic performances by Edelweiss dancers, delicious Bavarian fare and, of course, Hofbräuhaus Chicago beer, brewed onsite using 400-year-old-techniques.
In honor of its two-year anniversary, the first 500 guests who arrive to the anniversary celebration will receive a free commemorative HB anniversary magnet. (SOURCE: Carol Fox & Assoc.)
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