Lake County Check-In Challenge

Welcome to Lake County, Illinois...just north of Chicago
Sign up and participate in our October Check-In Challenge!

From beer and wine to vodka and whiskey, our locally grown, crafted and distilled adult beverages are designed to dazzle and educate the most discerning tastes. Gin and vodka aficionados can learn the secrets of distilling while taking tours, perusing tasting flights and ordering specialty cocktails. Serious beer fans will appreciate the variety of choices among our numerous craft breweries and pubs. Wine lovers will marvel at local vintages casked straight from Lake County vineyards and delight in flights in red and white at the various tasting rooms.

To sweeten the deal, Visit Lake County and our partners are offering three winners the ultimate Prize Package including 2 tickets to the Legions of Craft Beer Festival at Six Flags (plus park admission,) an overnight stay at a participating Gurnee hotel, and more!

All you have to do is sign up for the pass and "Check In" by obtaining the codes at 5 or more Libation Trail locations during the month of October to be entered to win!


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Included Venues

Bosacki's Brewery

Bosacki's Brewery is a local microbrewery and taproom producing a variety of traditional and historic style beers. Come sample the beer in our taproom or take home a growler to share with your family and friends.

What's Included

  • Check-in

Buffalo Creek Brewing

Buffalo Creek Brewing is Lake County's only destination brewery in the heart of Historic Downtown Long Grove. What makes our brewery a destination? We're not in a warehouse or an old run down building, but have transformed the former Art Studio of Long Grove Academy of Fine Arts into a state of the art brewing facility with Bavarian themed Taproom, Biergarten, Rustic Room & Patio, Brew Masters Table and Scenic Lawns. With multiple spaces including our lush lawns and Rustic Room overlooking mature pine trees, we offer spaces for weddings and events up to 375 people. We're serious about serving fresh Craft Beer. Come and discover our destination brewery and enjoy one of our signature brews

What's Included

  • Check-in

Copper Fiddle Distillery

Distillery's simple tasting room offering its bourbon & gin, plus live music, amid whiskey barrels.

What's Included

  • Check-in
  • 15% Off All Retail Purchases

Flesk Brewing Co.

Small brewery located in the Ice House Mall in Barrington.

Brewing a changing lineup of beer ranging from traditional German style lagers to funky sours, and everything in between.

What's Included

  • Check-in

Glunz Family Winery & Cellars

Enjoy four generations of wine making at Lake County's first winery. Award-winning wines available for tasting and purchase by the bottle or discounted cases. Unique gifts and accessories for wine lovers are available for all occasions. We are producers of small batch fortified wines including Vintage & Tawny Port, Oak Aged Angelica, and the newest, Fortified Raspberry Wine, made of our Estate grown Raspberries. We also make a few seasonal wines like Sangria, Glögg, and May Wine.

What's Included

  • Check-in

Half Day Brewing Co.

Our Brewpub features 40 constantly rotating taps with up to 9 of our house beers. Visit our tap list for our current list!

Our menu features artesian hand tossed pizzas made in our wood fired oven with a thin crust and exceptional flavor profiles. We also offer house made chips, steamed mussels, a variety of deviled eggs, angus beef burgers, and a braise of the day.

What's Included

  • Check-in
  • One Free Appetizer with the Purchase of Another Food Item

Harbor Brewing Company

Our tap room features live bands every Friday night, games for your enjoyment, and even a beercade to channel your inner child. Stop on in for a beer or click below to find out how to host your next party with us.

What's Included

  • Check-in

Light the Lamp Brewery

Light the Lamp Brewery is Grayslake's premiere microbrewery. Craft beer with a hockey flare, we're a rare gem in Lake County. Our goal is to serve quality craft beer, period. There's no substitution for a great brew, and that's what we do here.

What's Included

  • Check-in
  • $1 Off Pints

Lynfred Winery

Lynfred Winery Wheeling is a tasting room for Illinois' largest family-winery, boasting an extensive wine list of uniquely American wines for a variety of palates. Lynfred Wheeling offers wine tasting and wine by the glass daily in a cozy, coverted 1920s farm house. Peruse our selection of wine-related gifts and locally sourced food products as you enjoy your wine.

What's Included

  • Check-in
  • 5% Off Any Bottle Purchase

Mickey Finn's Brewery

Neighborhood brewery producing ales & lagers & offering a family-friendly menu & regular live music.

What's Included

  • Check-in

North Shore Distillery

We offer delicious, unique cocktails made with fresh juices and classic technique, as well as tastings of our spirits and light snacks. Our distillery store offers most of our spirits by the bottle, as well as distillery gear, cocktail making tools, mixers, artisan syrups and more:

What's Included

  • Check-in

Onion Pub & Brewery

Every week we change our selections for beers to keep things interesting. Check out what’s on our beer menu this week.

What's Included

  • Check-in

Only Child Brewing

Only Child Brewing, in Gurnee, IL, is the area's leading brewery serving Lake, Cook and all surrounding counties since 2013. We specialize in custom brewed beer, tap room beer, private events, a bar and much more. For more information, visit Only Child Brewing in Gurnee

What's Included

  • Check-in

Ravinia Brewing

Community-focused Brewery and Tasting Room featuring Mexican Street Food menu, Family-Friendly Beer Garden, full bar, and wide variety of fresh, local, highly acclaimed beers. Sunday brunch. Takeout available.

What's Included

  • Check-in

Roaring Table Brewing

Stop by for a pint in our cozy taproom. New beers are tapped often, and we feature live music, trivia nights, food trucks, and special events on a regular basis.

What's Included

  • Check-in

Tighthead Brewing Co.

Our brewpub is a neighborhood institution where friends and families can meet up and enjoy great music, wonderful company, and the best beer in town. Since we opened our doors in 2011, we have poured our heart and soul into every glass. Stop in and taste what we're talking about!

What's Included

  • Check-in

Valentino Vineyards

Valentino Vineyards & Winery produces more than 20 different types of wine from our 20 different varieties of grapevines. Grapes are harvested, crushed, fermented, barrel aged in fine quality French & American oak barrels, and bottled all here at our 20 Acre Estate Vineyard & Winery.

What's Included

  • Check-in
  • 50% Discount On Our Vineyard Tour, Wine Tasting and Wine Appreciation Seminar

Wright's Brew & Bistro

Lincolnshire's Best NEW Brew & Bistro. The perfect spot for Lunch and Dinner, this venue offers a casual dining experience with seasonal outdoor games & fire features! Serves bistro fare & rotating craft brews including our own Five Eyes Honey Ale; brewed exclusively for Wright's currently being featured in the Lake County Libation Trail! Visit us for happy hour and daily specials.

What's Included

  • Check-in
  • 10% Off Total Food Bill

ZümBier

Visit our taproom and discover a wide selection of brews – many of them available for howler/growler fills. Check back often, as our tap list and to go beers are always changing.

What's Included

  • Check-in