October 1, 2014

4Hands Pop-up Taproom Event!

New month. New featured brewery. New Pop-up Taproom Event!

Join us Weds, Oct 1 as we launch into October with St Louis’s 4Hands Brewery.

We’re kicking it off with another Pop-up Taproom Event featuring 4 great beers, a new Brewer’s Bill of Fare and 3 specialty drafts available for the one night only!

OCTOBER’S FEATURED DRAFTS, available all month long!
Single Speed Jasmine Blonde
Chocolate Milk Stout
Resurrected I.P.A. with Mosaic hops
Snake Oil Red I.P.A.

SPECIALTY DRAFTS, for the one night only!
Passion Fruit Prussia Berliner Weisse
Ca$h Money Double I.P.A.
Volume 2 Barrel-aged Old Ale

We’ll have 4Hands Tasting Boards for flights, glassware and artwork too. Should be a great night out for great beer.

September 6, 2014

SmallBar Division Ten Year Anniversary!!

Saturday, September 6
from 3pm til quittin’ time

September 4, 2004 we kicked things off here at SmallBar Division. And it’s been ten great years since!

To celebrate we’re gonna put together a giant picnic spread, put on some live music and of course tap some of the year’s best beers.

From 3pm til it’s gone, $25 will get you a beer flight and all-you-can-eat at Chef’s BBQ picnic spread. The Sanctified Grumblers will provide some old time sounds.

Goin til closin time! Featuring Dj’s Intel, Pickel and Hiroki
with a full sound system + $3 PBR and Founders All Day I.P.A. cans

Allagash Interlude
Allagash White
Bruery Sour in the Rye
Firestone Walker Double D.B.A.
Firestone Walker Lil Opal
Firestone Walker Pivo Pils
Founders K.B.S.
Greenbush & Vander Mill VanderBush
Goose Island BCS 2013
Goose Island BCS 2013 Coffee
Half Acre XXX
Lost Abbey Deliverance
Metropolitan OktoberFest
Metropolitan Krankshaft
Metropolitan Dynamo
Metropolitan Zwickel
New Belgium La Folie
New Holland & SmallBar Equalizer
Three Floyds Zombie Dust
Three Floyds Gumball Head


September 3, 2014

Metropolitan Pop-up Taproom

Join us Wednesday, September 3 after 6pm

New month. New featured brewery!

On Wednesday, September 3rd, we’re kicking off a month of lager lovin’ with a Metropolitan Brewing Pop-up Taproom event! We’ll launch 4 beers that we’ll feature all month, and introduce a new Brewer’s Bill of Fare menu. We hereby invite Metro to bring a taste of their Ravenswood operation down here to D St!

Party features not to be missed…
- one of your first chances to drink Afterburner Oktoberfest 2014
- Heliostat Zwickel Lager pulled from the fermentation vessel the day prior
- Krankshaft Kolsch (we know it’s your favorite… we won’t deny you)
- Dynamo Copper Lager (for when you’re feeling extra classy)
- a freshly tapped firkin of Krankshaft infused with apricots and ground cherries supplied by a regular Metro co-conspirator, Green Acres Farm
- Oscar the tap robot will be pouring a coffee bock brewed in collaboration with Metro’s oldest new friends, Metropolis Coffee
- Pee Kay guest bartending, pouring your beer exactly the way you want it
- we’ll raffle off a chance to be a Metro brewer for a day

So join us if you can. Make it a September to remember.


August 4, 2014 6:00 pm 6:00 pm 6:00 pm

Solemn Oath Pop-up Taproom Event!

August. New month. New featured brewery. New Pop-up Taproom Event!

Join us on Monday, August 4 after 6pm for a Solemn Oath Pop-up Taproom.

Those SOB’s will be pulling out all the stops. There will be art, swag, photo treatments and much more to bring that distinct Solemn Oath style to SmallBar Division.

The four featured drafts for August will be:
Hexafoos Saison
Major Big Time Black IPA
Snaggle Tooth Bandana IPA
And a brand new Alt bier!

We’ll also be tapping
Mr. Inappropriate
Butterfly Flashmob
and the Stone & Solemn Oath collab Pyrros

And of course there will be a new Brewer’s Bill of Fare tasting menu for the menu featuring four plates paired with the four featured beers.



July 2, 2014 6:00 pm

Perennial Artisan Ales Pop-up Taproom!

We launch into July with a new featured brewery and a great new event to kick it off!

Join us and special guest, Brewmaster and Co-Founder, Phil Wymore on Wednesday, July 2 after 6pm

Perennial Saison de Lis
Perennial Aria
Perennial Woodside Abbey Tripel
Perennial HopfenTea
Perennial Homefront IPA
Perennial Hommel Bier
Perennial & Solemn Oath P.A.T.

We will also be launching a new Brewer’s Bill of Fare Menu featuring four plates paired with a flight of Perennial beers all for just $40! Available all month, every day, from 5-11pm.


World Cup 2014: LIVE! from Brazil

The FIFA 2014 World Cup
LIVE! From Brazil

Join us Thursday, June 12 as we kick off World Cup 2014!!

Brazil meets Croatia in match #1 of the Group Stage LIVE! at 3pm CST.

SmallBar Division is your World Cup Headquarters!

From the opener on Thursday, June 12 in Sao Paolo
to the Final on Sunday, July 13 in Rio de Janeiro

We will be showing all 64 games of the 2014 World Cup LIVE!

Supporters of all kinds are welcome

Enjoy $5 pours of Firestone Walker Pivo Pils every match day!

US National Team : 2014 World Cup campaign in Brazil!

Join us for all the US Men’s National Team matches LIVE! from the 2014 World Cup in Brazil!

USA vs Ghana
Monday, June 16
at 5:00pm CST LIVE! from Natal, Brazil
We’ll be open from 11am for all the day’s matches.

USA vs Portugal
Sunday, June 22
at 5pm CST LIVE! from Manaus, Brazil
We’ll be open from 11am for the all the day’s matches.

The third and final match in the USA’s Group of Death. Hopefully The Yanks aren’t coming in needing a win to advance. But whatever the case, we’ll be here pulling for the boys in Red, White & Blue!

USA vs Germany
Thursday, June 26
at 11am CST LIVE! from Recife, Brazil
We’ll be open all day and for every match of the 2014 World Cup!

June 3, 2014 6:00 pm

Stone Brewing Pop-up Taproom

A new month. A new featured brewery. And a new Pop-up Taproom event!

Bringing a little taste of Escondido, CA and transforming SmallBar Division into a Stone Brewing Co. Pop-Up Taproom.

Host Mitch Steele, Stone Brewmaster, will be slinging some rare bits from the Stone Cellar. Enjoy a new “Brewer’s Bill of Fare” tasting menu from Chef Justin White, paired with a flight of four Stone brews.

Stone “The Tiger Cub” Saison aged in White Wine Barrels
Stone Cali-Belgique aged in Red Wine Barrels
Stone Spotlight Series: SPRÖCKETBIER
Stone Smoked Porter with Chipotle
Stone Enjoy By 7.04.14
Stone I.P.A.

Join us!


May 25, 2014

Half Acre Beer Brunch IV #CCBW

Sunday, May 25
10am – 3pm

Close out Chicago Craft Beer Week with our fourth annual Half Acre Beer Brunch.

Enjoy a “food flight” of 4 Half Acre beers paired with 4 small plates for one low price, $30.

Half Acre Bone Storm | American Black Ale
Half Acre Golden Tuna | Extra Pale Ale
Half Acre Akari Shogun | American Wheat
Half Acre Vallejo | West Coast I.P.A.

Reservations are encouraged via our website, Groups of 5 or more must call 773-772-2727 to reserve a table.


May 22, 2014 6:00 pm

Cross the Lake Classic II #CCBW

Thursday, May 22
tapping at 6pm

We’re dedicating 12 taps to a showdown with hometown heroes Half Acre representing the West Side and classics from Dark Horse reppin’ the East Side of the Lake. Which side is the best side? You decide.

Smells Like Safety Mtg
3 Pairs of Legs Maple Porter
Crooked Tree
Double Crooked Tree
Raspberry Ale

Vallejo West Coast I.P.A.
Galactic Double Daisy
Daisy Cutter
Big Hugs
Akari Shogun