OUR TAPROOM AND PARKING LOT PATIO ARE OPEN (WEATHER PERMITTING)! GIVE US A CALL TO MAKE A RESERVATION!

WE ARE OFFERING CURBSIDE PICK-UP, WALK-IN ORDERS, AND INDOOR DINING. GIVE US A CALL AT 847 - 752 - 8529 TO PLACE YOUR ORDER!

MON: CLOSED

TUE - FRI: 4PM - 9PM

SAT: 11AM - 9PM

SUN: 11AM - 7PM

lake street taco tuesdays

Served a la carte, street taco style,  on our mini naan taco shells. 

Simple, high quality fresh ingredients. Available Tuesdays only!

While supplies last! (No substitutions please.)

 

Grilled flank Steak Taco $4.99

grilled steak, roasted garlic aioli, pickled sweet pepper, cotija, pico

  

chicken tinga taco $3.99

tender pulled chicken thigh simmered in tinga sauce, chipotle mayo, cotija, pico

 

ground angus beef taco $3.99

seasoned ground beef, queso sauce, pickled jalapeno, pico

 

impossible taco $5.99

seared impossible meat, avocado aioli, carrot slaw, cotija, pico

grilled alligator taco $5.99

jamaican jerk seasoned grilled gator, chipotle crema, pickled red onion, pico.

octo-taco $6.99

tender grilled octopus, mongolian sauce, slaw, pineapple, pico.

elotes waffle bowl $10.99

Roasted, creamed sweet corn tossed in tajin. Topped with cotija cheese, pineapple artichoke pico de gallo, fresh lime, cilantro. Served in a waffle bowl overtop of grilled jalapeno crema.

summer watermelon salad $7.99

Fresh watermelon, strawberries, basil, thyme, scallion, feta cheese and tajin. Hint of lemon and lime. Pickled watermelon rind. Balsamic drizzle. Fresh, savory & sweet, absolutely delicious!

bavarian creme stuffed churros $7.99

Three fried, cream filled churros tossed in cinnamon sugar, served with chocolate sauce and prickly pear mousse.

$5 butterburger thursdays

A fresh baked buttery bun, two wisconsin style butter burger patties, and creamy merkts cheese! (Gluten free buns available, vegetarian option available. Thursdays only!)

 

pick your toppings:

ketchup, mustard, pickle, lettuce, tomato, onion, mayo

  

add shoestring french fries: $2

add caramelized onions: 50¢

add extra patties: $3 each

add applewood smoked bacon: 99¢

make it impossible for $2

flatbread fridays

Made to order grilled flatbreads on our house recipe, naturally leavened, hand-rolled sourdough crust. 

 

$2 off all flatbreads every friday!

includes build-your-own and house creations.

 

lite it!

Cream Ale - 4.0% ABV

2019 GABF Silver Medal Winning Session Cream Ale.

full pour: $5

half pour: $3

taster: $2

32oz crowler: $10

64oz growler: $15

  

red line

Amber Ale - 5.3% ABV

Malt and hop forward amber brewed with centennial and cascade hops. A fan favorite!

full pour: $5

half pour: $3

taster: $2

32oz crowler: $10

64oz growler: $15

the bender

Hazy Session Ale - 4.4% ABV

A double dry hopped hazy session ale brewed with Vic Secret and Centennial hops. This patio crusher is packed with juicy tropical flavors..

full pour: $7

half pour: $3.50

taster: $2.50

32oz crowler: $12

64oz growler: $19

irish red

Amber Ale - 4.9% ABV

A traditional irish-style red ale. Malt forward, fruity esters, easy drinking.

full pour: $6

half pour: $3.50

taster: $2.50

32oz crowler: $12

64oz growler: $19

 

mild magic

English Style Mild - 3.8% ABV

A traditional style dark mild ale.

full pour: $5

half pour: $3

taster: $2

32oz crowler: $10

64oz growler: $15

panama red

Barrel Aged Imperial Red - 12.2% ABV

Aged for twelve months in four roses bourbon barrels.

full pour: $9

taster: $5.5

32oz crowler: $28

the bitter end

Midwest IPA- 6.0% ABV

Brewed with an abundance of citrus forward hops. Dry with a bitter bite.

full pour: $6

half pour: $3.50

taster: $2.50

32oz crowler: $12

64oz growler: $19

jeffe's HEFE

German Style Wheat - 4.9% ABV

Brewed with bavarian style yeast and American Lemondrop hops. Notes of clove and banana. 

full pour: $6

half pour: $3.50

taster: $2.50

32oz crowler: $12

64oz growler: $19

guest taps

Guest taps available for dine-in only.

half acre daisy cutter

American Pale Ale - 5.2% ABV

West coast Pale Ale chock full of dank, aromatic hops that bite up front, then ease into citrus, and set the finish up to nail the spot. 

full pour: $7

Cruz blanca La Floridita

Sparkling Rose' Ale - 5.0% ABV

A hazy, tart, and effervescent wheat ale liberally dosed with hibiscus and passionfruit for supreme refreshment.

full pour: $7

dovetail helles

Helles Lager - 4.0% ABV

Refreshing, medium-bodied, with an aroma of grain and the pleasant floral and citrus of Saphir hops.

full pour: $7

off color apex predator

Farmhouse Ale - 6.5% ABV

Apex Predator gets its teeth from a generous Crystal dry-hopping that completes the dry finish with a fruity bite. Pounce on the opportunity to let it part your lips and you may find yourself at the top of the food chain.

full pour: $7

half acre tome

NE Pale Ale - 5.5% ABV

A new addition to our year round lineup and a friendly business partner at 5.5% abv. We've been developing versions of this beer for a while. 

full pour: $7

penrose dryft

IPA - 6.3% ABV

This Mosaic forward IPA brings the choicest
qualities of both realms. Tropical hop juice plays
sticky soft to the tongue, enlightening modern day
lust. Dank lupulin resin wafts atop a firm bitterness, pulling from a clearly rooted past. Focus towards the core, dryft into a new domain.

full pour: $7

right bee cider: dry

Dry Cider - 6.0% ABV

Our Dry cider was conceived by our co-founder and "Queen Bee" to be as pure as possible. It's just fermented apples. No back sweetening, no additives - just pure hard apple cider. Never from concentrate, no sulfites, no preservatives, no added sugar.

full pour: $6

lite it!

Cream Ale - 4.0% ABV

2019 GABF Silver Medal Winning Session Cream Ale.

six pack: $10.99

single can $5

(12 ounce cans)

prize palace

Pale Ale - 5.7% ABV

You know those claw machines where you never win the prize? This beer is like that, except you win every single time! Wow!!! ? Hopped exclusively with a new experimental variety simply known as #10416. This hop is seriously insane. Bursting with citrus, pine, and tropical fruit flavors.

six pack: $12.99

single can $6

(12 ounce cans)

beakers of beer

Hazy IPA - 5.8% ABV

A juicy IPA double dry hopped with Citra, Wakatu, and Rakau hops. One of our favorite hop combos! Fresh squeezed citrus and candy aroma with a mild bitterness and pillowy mouthfeel.

six pack: $15.99

single can $7

(12 ounce cans)

shorthanded IPA

DDH DIPA - 7.3% ABV

Our hazy IPA brewed with a ton of Citra hops. Double dry hopped. Or was it triple? Maybe quadruple? Can’t remember. TOO MANY DANG HOPS!

six pack: $16.99

single can $7

(12 ounce cans)

boondoggle

DDH DIPA - 8.0% ABV

DDH Double IPA brewed and double dry hopped with Motueka, Mosaic, and Ekunot hops

six pack: $16.99

single can $7

(12 ounce cans)

well watcher

Barrel Aged Imperial Stout - 12.1% ABV

Belgian style imperial stout aged for sixteen months in woodford reserve rye whiskey barrels.

two pack: $21.99

single can $12

squishee: Blueberry cream

Fruited Kettle Sour - 4.0% ABV

Squishee is our running series of heavily fruited lactose kettle sours. This time around we decided to pack the fermentor full with blueberries and Madagascar vanilla beans. The milk sugar lends a sweeter finish to balance out the tartness and excessive amounts of real fruit. This may be our favorite Squishee yet.

SIX pack: $18.99

single can $7

CANS!

DUE TO COVID-19 SAFETY CONCERNS, WE WILL NOT BE FILLING USED GROWLERS OR HOWLERS AT THIS TIME. YOU CAN PURCHASE A NEW GROWLER FROM US AND HAVE IT FILLED ON SITE FOR $3.00, (WHICH IS OUR COST.)

WE ARE OFFERING CURBSIDE PICK-UP, WALK-IN ORDERS, AND INDOOR DINING.

GIVE US A CALL AT 847 - 752 - 8529 TO PLACE YOUR ORDER!

(Phone lines are extremely busy some nights of the week. If you can't get through, keep trying! we're here! we promise. :)

 

Snacks

pretzel battered cheese curds $9.99

VG

Wisconsin cheese curds battered in crushed, beer-infused pretzels. Served with chipotle mayo and cheeto crumbles.

pickle fries $9.99

VG

Not chips, not spears, fries! tossed in parmesan cheese, served with creamy herb dipping sauce.

colossal bavarian pretzel twist $14.99

VG

A Giant, 18" warm and savory bavarian soft pretzel brushed with butter, sprinkled with coarse flake salt and served with house made german style cheese ball, beer mustard, honey butter, and texas style cheese sauce. Sorry, this one is only for our patio seating! No carry-outs.

chicharrones $7.99

The real deal. Made to order fried pork rinds, still cracklin’ hot. If you’ve never had chicharrones made fresh, you’ve gotta try them.  Tossed in tajin and served simply with our chipotle herb crema. (Naturally gluten-free, but shares a fryer with beer batter.) 

gator bites $11.99

DF

Tender alligator tail meat bites dipped in our light & crispy beer batter. Tossed in homemade guajillo hot sauce and served with a side of remoulade for dippin’. Our brewdog approves!

pail of ale snails $10.99

Jumbo wild burgundy snails sautee’d with our mushroom medley, sun dried tomatoes, artichokes, Jeffe's Heffe, and lots of butter.  served with crusty bread & parm.

hog wings $13.99

Four, 4-ounce hog wings marinated in sriracha honey & sesame seeds, grilled to order. Fall-off-the bone tender and juicy. Rolled in crushed chili-lime pork rinds and served with creamy herb sauce for dippin'.

 

fresno poppers $9.99

VG

Five beer-battered, roasted & stuffed fresno chilis. Cream cheese filling, honey-chili drizzle. Guacamole. Habanero crystals, crushed cool ranch doritos. An old favorite is back and better than ever!


bowls

cucumber salad $9.99

VG, GF

Fresh cucumbers from Adam's Acres, key lime greek yogurt dressing, pickled red onion, fresh dill, hibiscus crystals, Roth's Moody Bleu cheese, fried garlic, cracked pepper. Refreshing, crisp and perfect for summer.

mongolian Lettuce Wraps $13.99

VGA, GF

Ground chicken, bacon & asian style vegetable medley simmered in Mongolian style sauce. Served with fresh red leaf lettuce leaves and crunchy slaw. Refreshing & healthier option. We can substitute impossible meat for a vegetarian option.

smokehouse salad $12.99

GF

Boston bibb lettuce wedge atop crumbled bacon, dressed in bacony bleu cheese dressing, with two slices of double-smoked bacon, and smoked bleu cheese. Topped with toasted pine nuts, sun dried tomatoes, chive, and a drizzle of truffle oil. Served with a lemon wedge and a pepperoncini. Cracked black pepper.

elotes waffle bowl $10.99

VG

Roasted, creamed sweet corn tossed in tajin. Topped with cotija cheese, pineapple artichoke pico de gallo, fresh lime, cilantro. Served in a waffle bowl overtop of grilled jalapeno crema.

gettin' freekeh tofu grain bowl $12.99

VG, DF, VEGAN AVAILABLE

Warm quinoa, freekeh, barley, and bulgur tossed with sautee'd spinach, arugula and chopped veggies. Dressed simply in olive oil, salt and pepper. Served with marinated, fried tofu, pineapple, ginger, and vegan wasabi mayo.

buns

All buns served with your choice of side unless otherwise noted.

ltl's butter burger $10.99

VGA, GFA

A fresh baked buttery bun, two wisconsin style butter burger patties topped with creamy merkts cheese, your choice of side. (five bucks on thursdays!)

pick your toppings:

ketchup, mustard, pickle, lettuce, tomato, onion, mayo

  

add caramelized onions: 50¢

add extra patties: $3 each

add applewood smoked bacon: 99¢

make it impossible for $2

fried green tomato B.L.T $13.99

Masa battered fried green tomatoes. Applewood smoked bacon. Organic baby lettuces from Adam's Acres in Grayslake. Rich & creamy avocado aioli, melted smoked provolone cheese all stacked on rustic polenta bread. Served with our homemade picnic style potato salad.

triple patty melt $12.99

VGA, GFA

Three wisconsin style butter burger patties topped with melty swiss cheese, caramelized onions, sautee'd mushrooms, and our homemade burger sauce. Served on toasted marbled rye.

the impossible burger $14.99

VEGAN, GFA

The famous vegan burger topped with roasted garlic "aioli", caramelized onion, locally grown micro greens (Adam's Acres) and vegan sun dried tomato pesto. Served on vegan toasted tomato foccacia.

(cooked to order in a clean sautee pan, never shares a surface with animal products.)

pork schnitzel sandwich $13.99

Tender marinated pork loin, pounded out and breaded, then fried until crisp. Topped with arugula, spinach, lemon, beer mustard and pickle relish. Served over mayo on a toasted pretzel bun.

flank steak italian beef $14.99

GFA, DFA

A Light the Lamp favorite! Shaved, marinated flank steak, house made giardinera, broiled mozzarella, and au jus. Served on toasted french bread. 

lake street polish $12.99

DF

Jumbo smoked maxwell style polish sausage, char-grilled and topped with sport peppers, caramelized onions and yellow mustard, all nestled into a warm poppy seed brioche bun.

boom chicken bao bao $13.99

DF

Juicy beer battered chicken breast on a fluffy toasted bao style bun. Topped with crunchy slaw, hibiscus pickled ginger, kewpie mayo, and cilantro pesto. Served with grilled baby bok choy dressed in sesame vinaigrette.

bombeerloni! $13.99

DFA

Fried, beer-braised bologna slices topped with american cheese. Served on a sweet bomboloni bun with jalapeno jam, yellow mustard, shredded lettuce. Topped with a fried egg and chicharron.

Sides

chef's selected vegetable $4

pickle french fries $4

sidewinder fries $4

natural-cut french fries $4

sweet potato fries $4

Homestyle chips $4

seasoned potato wedges $4

wisconsin cottage cheese $2.50

chicharrones $4

summer watermelon & feta salad $4

flatbreads

$2 off every Friday! Gluten free crusts available for $1.00 extra

my name is spud $12.99

GFA, VGA

Creamy herb base, four-cheese blend, shredded cheddar, thin sliced potatoes, applewood smoked bacon, scallion, roasted garlic butter and cracked black pepper.

hawaii 5-oh yeah $13.99

GFA

Homemade BBQ base, 4-cheese blend, fried bologna braised in red line ale, fresh pineapple, jalapeño, pickled red onion, cilantro. 

summer in sicily $14.99

GFA, VGA

Garlic butter base, 4-cheese blend, grated parmesan, prosciutto, arugula, roasted artichoke, and tomato tossed in evoo vinaigrette.

release the kraken! $16.99

GFA

Tender grilled octopus, pesto base, four-cheese blend, kalamata olives, sautee’d spinach, sun dried tomatoes, pine nuts, truffle oil, and fried grape leaves. Lemon wedge on the side. Yogurt dressing. (contains nuts)

MAKE IT YOUR OWN $9.99

VGA, GFA, VEGAN AVAILABLE

Our naturally leavened, hand-rolled, grilled sourdough flatbread.  You pick your base, then your ingredients. We top it with our 4-cheese blend, fresh herbs, and fire it in our ovens.

All flatbreads can be made on gluten-free crusts for $1.00 extra.

Bases:

Roasted garlic aioli, home made BBQ sauce, sun dried tomato pesto, basil pesto, creamy herb sauce

50¢ toppings:

Caramelized onions, minced garlic, house made giardinera, diced tomato

75¢ toppings:

Olive medley, bleu cheese, parmesan cheese, smoked cheddar cheese, mushroom medley

$1.50 toppings:

Pepperoni, braised chicken, house ground sausage, applewood smoked bacon, italian beef, prosciutto

just for kids

chicken tenders $7.99

DF

Hand breaded panko chicken tenders, lightly seasoned and fried. Served with bbq sauce, maple mustard and your choice of side.

kids butter burger $6.99

GFA

Hand pattied 80/20 ground beef burger, lightly seasoned, topped with american cheese, ketchup, mustard and pickle. Served on our buttery bun with your choice of side.

Grilled cheese $6.99

VG

Gooey melted mild cheddar cheese, buttery challah bread, toasted to perfection and served with your choice of side.

kids mac & cheese $6.99

VG

Gemelli pasta sautee'd in rich and creamy cheese sauce, topped with parmesan cheese.

10" cheese pizza $6.99

VG, VGA

A 10" pizza crust topped with marinara and our 4-cheese blend.

add kid friendly toppings for 50¢ each:

Pepperoni, sausage, shredded chicken

organic apple juice pouch $1.75

sweets

bavarian creme stuffed churros $7.99

Three fried, cream filled churros tossed in cinnamon sugar, served with chocolate and prickly pear sauces.

macaron kabob $7.99

Six mini macaron cookies skewered with white chocolate mousse for dipping. Flavors: chocolate, strawberry, pisatchio, cappucino, passion fruit, orange.

citrus overload! $7.99

Four lil’ lemon bars, hibiscus crystals, powdered sugar, and a grapefruit soda/key lime sorbet float. lime wheel. sour patch kids. (we recommend dine-in, as sorbet may melt by the time you get it home :))

beer is good for us! $5

Your five bucks buys a cook a beer, puts a smile on their face, and makes the world a better place. Cheers!

OUR KITCHEN STAFF IS JUST AS CONCERNED WITH COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS AS YOU ARE. WE ALWAYS WEAR PPE WHEN PREPARING YOUR ORDER AND MAKE SURE THAT CONTACT IS AS MINIMAL AS POSSIBLE. EVERYTHING WE SERVE IS COOKED THOROUGHLY IN A CLEAN AND SANITARY ENVIRONMENT.

So, just a reminder: consuming raw or undercooked meats, eggs or poultry increases your risk of foodborne illness. Our food is made from scratch, including our bread and dough.  Being that we are also in a brewery environment, we cannot guarantee that cross contamination from gluten will not occur. Please consult our staff with any allergies or dietary concerns. We fry in rice bran oil.

 

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