Chicago World Cup Events At Franklin Tap

Franklin Tap

Franklin Tap



Franklin Tap
325 South Franklin St.
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 212-3262
Five Festive Events Feature Global Brews and the Game
The Franklin Tap will host five beer-centric, soccer match viewing parties from June 16 to July 9. From international beers (the world’s oldest brewery) and Chitown favorites (Revolution tap takeover) to jersey and glassware giveaways, the Loop-located tavern will truly celebrate the excitement of the World Cup. All games will be shown throughout the tournament, the majority with sound. An outline of events is below.
Monday, June 16 at 4 p.m.
“Red, White and Bells”
USA World Cup Opening Game Party, United States vs. Ghana

Team USA will kick-off their 2014 World Cup bid in their first game against Ghana. Five 16oz drafts from Bell’s Brewing will be offered for $5: Oberon 5.8% Wheat Ale; Two Hearted 7% American IPA; Mercurial 4.8% Belgian-Style Session Ale; Amber 5.8% American Amber Ale; Third Coast 4.8% American Pale Ale. Bell’s representative Monica Mooney will be on hand sampling brews and dishing out Bell’s swag. The game will be shown at 5 p.m. on 11 HDTVs with sound.Friday, June 20 at 11 a.m.  
Peroni Jersey Giveaway

Italy vs. Costa Rica 
For each Peroni ordered, guests will be entered to win a custom Peroni Italian soccer jersey.  The game starts at 11 a.m., and the jersey will be raffled off following the game. Peroni Nastro Azzurro will be featured on draught for $5 (5.1%, 16oz). The match will be shown on 11 HDTVs with sound.

Thursday, June 26 at 11 a.m.
Krombacher Sampling Party
United States vs. Germany

Franklin Tap will open at 10:30 a.m. so soccer fans may watch the United States’ last game of the Group Stage, taking on Germany at 11 a.m. Enjoy $5 Krombacher Pils drafts (4.8% 13.5oz), as well as $5 Krombacher Dark drafts (4.3% 13.5oz). Krombacher representative Jeni Smith will be on site sampling beers and will hold a raffle for a custom Krombacher German soccer jersey (raffle ticket awarded with each Krombacher purchase). The game will be shown on 11 HDTVs with sound.

Tuesday, July 1 at 3 p.m.  

Revolution Brewing Tap Takeover
First Round of Knockout Games
Spend the afternoon taking in the first round of World Cup knockout games. Revolution Brewing will takeover four taps: Cross of Gold 5% 16oz $5; Rosa 5.8% 16oz $5; Coup D’Etat 7.6% 12oz $7; Dos Osos 6.6% 12oz $7.  Revolution Brewing representatives will sample local beers and delve out Revolution swag. The games will be shown on 11 HDTVs with sound.

Wednesday, July 9 at 3 p.m.
Brewery Weihenstephaner World Cup Semi-Final Party 

Franklin Tap will welcome Brewery Weihenstephaner for a World Cup event celebrating the semi-finals. Bask in the excitement of the world’s biggest sporting event while drinking from the world’s oldest brewery, Weihenstephaner. Beer aficionado, Jason Baldacci of Total Beverage Imports, will sample beers and award limited edition Weihenstephaner World Cup 2014 glassware (with purchase).  The featured beers for the day will be: Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier $5 5.4% 17oz; Weihenstephaner Vitus $8 7.7% 17oz; Weihenstephaner Pale Ale $6 5.5% 16oz. The game will kick-off at 3 p.m. and will be shown on 11 HDTVs with sound.

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