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Plank Road Tap Room
Coast to coast, and right here in the Midwest, American craft beer is taking over. We’re huge fans of our local craft beer scene in Chicago, the suburbs, and great towns throughout America. After traveling the country in search of great beers, we hatched a plan to bring them all right back here, to our home in Elgin. We’ve become a destination for locals and visitors alike.
Whether you’re sitting inside at the bar, at a table among friends, relaxing in the shade on the porch, or hanging out on the patio, we hope to see you soon.
**We are a 21 and over establishment**
We just serve beer. And damn good beer at that. We don’t make food, and we don’t want to make food. We’re pretty sure you wouldn’t want us to make it for you either. We’re a BYOF (Bring Your Own Food) beer bar in Elgin. So grab some grub on your way to the tap room, have it delivered, or grab some from our rotation of amazing food trucks that visit us on the weekends.
Check out the events page for the next food truck coming to our neck of the woods and information on special beer tastings and food pairings right here in Elgin, Illinois.
The Lounge Pod
We are excited to bring you a private, safe, warm, and relaxing experience to enjoy in our beer garden this year! New rental dates are posted weekly, so be sure to keep checking back.
What you get:
2 hour rental (Check in the tap room 10 minutes prior to your rental time)
Seats up to 4 people max
Includes 1 beverage per person for a group of 4, or 2 beers per person for a group of 2 people. (beer, cider, or canned cocktail)
Heated & Lighted (air conditioned in warmer months)
Equipped with a 40” flat screen TV
Ability to bring your own food, order delivery from a local restaurant, or experience one of the many scheduled food trucks.
Enjoy over a half mile of hiking trails throughout our 7 acre property surrounding Plank Road Tap Room. There are 2 trails available. Both trails start and end in our Woodland Beer Garden. These are private trails and are not open to the general public. A *Trail Pass fee of $2 is required prior to your hike. This fee helps to manage and maintain trails for your enjoyment. Passes can only be purchased during your visit, when opening a tab. We also have 2 hidden log books to search for and sign along the way!
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