The New Girl’s Guide to Elgin: 12 Days of Christmas: 6 Geese a-Laying 7 Swans a-Swimming

Christmas will be here before we know it and if you are anything like me, I still don’t have all my gift shopping done. This week we are looking for gifts for the beer lover(s) in your life, Emmett’s Brewing Co. and Plank Road Tap Room have you covered.

emmets-cupEmmett’s Brewing Co is located at 128 West Main Street in West Dundee. It’s locals brewing for locals, neighbors serving neighbors, and lovers of great beer and food gathering just down the street to revel in good times. Emmett’s also bottles its beer, so you can enjoy a locally-brewed six-pack at home, just in time for the holidays. Not only can you get great, local beer at Emmett’s but you can also grab some sweet merch! The link to Emmett’s online store will give you a plethora of gift options, ranging anywhere from gift cards, detailed glasses, and shirts that are sure to make you the rock star on Christmas morning!

Plank Road Tap Room is located at 39W149 Plank Road in Elgin. The tap room is a cozy settingplank-road-tap-room complete with great brews!  Plank Road Tap Room will make any beer lovers Christmas with their gift certificates, koozies, winter hats, occasional gift bundles, and some bombers of beer to go. Plank Road Tap Room is a huge fan of the local craft beer scene in Chicago, the suburbs, and great towns throughout America, so they decided to bring their love back to Elgin, and we’re sure glad they did!

Only 11 more days until Christmas! Make sure you get everyone on your list something with local flavor.

Emmett’s Brewing Co is located at 128 West Main Street in West Dundee.
Hours: Monday- Thursday: 11:30 AM- 11:00 PM
Friday-Saturday: 11:30 AM- 12:00 AM
Sunday: 11:30 AM- 9 PM

Plank Road Tap Room is located at 39W149 Plank Road in Elgin.
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 2:00 PM- 10:00 PM
Friday- Saturday: 12:00 PM- 12:00 AM
Sunday: 12:00 AM- 8:00 PM

sarahHey there! My name is Sarah, and I am the Tourism Promoter and Events Coordinator for the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (it’s a mouthful, I know). I’m a newbie to the Elgin area, so I will be telling you first-hand accounts of events and attractions found in Elgin, through my eyes! I’ll share my adventures through videos, photography, and word