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El Santa Presents

El Santa Diabla Presents

Beer Fest Beatdown

A Craft Beer Experience

Hoppy Holidays, Chicago! El Santa Diabla returns with the gift of “Beers, Bites, and Beatdowns” this holiday season as Beer Fest Beatdown rattles the walls of the 100,000 sq. ft. Sears Centre Arena on Saturday, December 12.

With each ticket you will receive a commemorative tasting glass, 25 tasting tickets and full access to the festivities, featuring Lucha Libre wrestling, the cascading Beering-ham fountain, Santa’s Little Hoppers Workshop and specialty food items.

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Selection of Beers


A fine selection of Craft Beers.

Beer Fest Beatdown offers craft beer from nearly 30 breweries serving over 100 craft beers, ciders and limited edition seasonal pours. Some of the most notable craft breweries in the business, including Revolution, Lagunitas, and Two Brothers will be serving their best seasonal pours alongside local favorites like Arcade, Emmetts, and Baderbrau.

 
 

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The Breweries

The Breweries*

 

51st Ward, Abita, Angry Orchard, Arcade Brewing, Baderbrau, Bells, Blue Moon, Boulevard, Brickstone, Cademon, Church Street, Coney Island Beer Co., Crispin Cider, Dogfish Head, Emmett’s, Empirical, Firestone Walker, Lagunitas, Lakefront, Latitude 42, Leinenkugel, Magic Hat, McGargles, New Belgium, New Holland, Oskar Blues, Penrose, Pig Minds Brewing, Revolution, Root Sellers, Sam Adams, Scorched Earth, Sierra Nevada, Ska, Snapshot, Southern Tier, Stone Brewing, Tight Head, Traveler, Two Brothers, Urban Legends, Wisconsin Brewing Co. and Woodchuck Cider. 




*Subject to change

The Beer List can be found here!

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The Bites

El Santa Diabla Cantina boasts a variety of food trucks including the Toasty Cheese Truck along with specialty menu items:

– Brutus Beef (or Pork) Tacos
– Honky Tonk Dogs, Brats, Italian Sausage or Italian Beef with Cheese
– Badass Billy Beef Brisket
– CM Pulled Pork Sandwich
– X-Pork or chicken Nachos
– Bam Bam BBQ Chicken Pizza
– Stonecold Chili & Potato Bar
– Tag-Team Pretzel

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The Beatdown

Lucha Libre Wrestling brings high-energy and high-flying excitement to El Santa Diabla’s Ring of Champions. Take a seat while you savor a new beer and enjoy the show as masked daredevils fight it out for the title of Beer Fest Beatdown King.

 
 

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Tap Chef




Tap Chef


In partnership with the Daily Herald’s Cook of the Week Challenge, local chefs will host live cooking demonstrations featuring some of their most sought after beer infused recipes.

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Double Deuce – Designated Drivers Lounge



Double Deuce – Designated Drivers Lounge

Designated drivers will enjoy free access to the Double Deuce lounge featuring complimentary beverages and the movie “Road House” screening on a continuous loop for the duration of the event.


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Revolution Beatdown Legends



Revolution Brewing presents Beatdown Legends

El Santa Diabla honors the warriors of the ring that helped start it all. WWE Hall of Famers Tito Santana and Nikolai Volkoff, along with WWE Icon, Virgil will be on hand to sign autographs, interact with fans, and provide the Beatdowns when necessary.

 
*Subject to change
 

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Beering-ham Fountain


Beering-ham Fountain

Filled with hundreds of gallons of cascading golden beer (expired beer, of course) this fountain is not for drinking, just wishes.

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Santa’s Little Hoppers Workshop




Santa’s Little Hoppers Workshop

Still looking for the “Ultimate” holiday card? Create your very own Beatdown themed holiday card here! Complete with an on-site photographer, backdrop, professional face painter, free neon arm tassels and a printing studio, it is sure to make for a card worth bragging about.

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Ticket Prices

The
Tickets

 
 

Designated Driver

$10 (on the door)

  • Fest Access
  • Please drink responsibly and designate a driver
  • Designated Drivers may not sample any beer
  • Must be over 21

General

$45

  • Commemorative tasting glass
  • 25 tasting tickets
  • Admission 2pm–6pm

VIP Access

$65

  • Commemorative tasting glass
  • 25 tasting tickets
  • Early Access from 1pm
  • Complimentary Food

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Beer. Bites. Beatdowns.

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Sears Centre Arena
5333 Prairie Stone Parkway Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

1-888-SEARSTIX

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