Take a sip of history and learn how everyone’s favorite beverage helped build Chicago. The Guild of the Chicago History Museum invites you to join them at Metropolitan Brewing to learn from Liz Garibay, executive director of the Chicago Brewseum, and Laurin Mack, owner of Seipp Brewing Company. Mack’s great-great-great-grandfather Conrad Seipp founded this historic brand of beer, which was served during the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. Guests will hear these experts discuss Chicago’s rich beer history and brewery culture, enjoy appetizers, and sample historic brews. Participants must be 21+.

$80; includes hearty appetizers and two beers, plus a sample of Seipp’s historic brew

Guild Event-Beer-Laurin Mack-and-Liz Garibay Laurin Mack (left) and Liz Garibay
Guild-Event-Salvator Beer-i089228-sq Beer bottle illustrations from the Conrad Seipp Brewing Co. souvenir book from the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893. CHM, ICHi-089228
Guild Event-Beer-DN-A-4148 Personal Responsibility Day at the A Century of Progress International Exposition, which featured free beer, November 8, 1933. DN-A-4148, Chicago Sun-Times/Chicago Daily News collection, CHM
Guild-Event-Beer-Standard-Brewery-team-i072592 Two men standing next to a Standard Brewery horse-drawn wagon, Chicago, c. 1895. Standard Brewery was located at 12th St. and S. Campbell Ave. CHM, ICHi-072592
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