Taking home-brewed beers to the next level — making Banging Gavel Brews a craft brewery for the Local Chicago Craft Beer Enthusiast.

Visit our Kickstarter Page, watch the video, and check out the level of rewards. There are 12 levels including: T-Shirts, getting your mugshot included in a beer label, naming a piece of equipment and even a Brewers Trip for 4 to your choice of Portland, OR, San Diego, CA, or Denver, CO. See the full list here.

Banging Gavel Brews Inaugural Patio Pour

2014-05-24 17.12.26

Friends and family witnessing the launch of our kickstarter campaign at the BGB Patio Pour. Help us reach our pledge goal of 30K in 30 Days! Visit to see the rewards we have set in place for our backers.  #bangingavel #backers 

The Inaugrual Patio Pour was a great time for all, the weather was beautiful, and the support and feedback was generous. We had 4 beers on tap for our friends and family to try including: our Chicanery Russian Imperial Stout,  Legit IPA, Witness Protection Hefeweizen,  and our Red Handed Irish Red Ale.  As a bonus, we tapped a limited edition beer, Acquittal Belgian Strong Dark Ale for those everyone to taste.

Chicago Beer Rally

2014-05-03 17.52.27

Banging Gavel at our first pouring event! You be the judge. #bangingavel #gavel #beerlove #craftbeer Chicago Beer Rally— with Walter Gabriel and James Richert.

Vie Restaurant | Chicanery

Our Chocolate Stout Chicanery was chosen as a pairing for June 10th home brew dinner at Vie.

#craftbrew #chosen #salud #slainte #prost #bangingavel 

It’s Brewday

2014-03-31 22.05.12

It’s pouring grain over here! 

#bangingavel #brews #brewday #headbrewmaster #brewmaster



Congratulations to Walter and Oscar on their 3rd place at the 2014 Charlie Orr Memorial Chicago Cup Challenge.

Banging Gavel Brews,  Wood Aged Russian Imperial Stout, Chicanery went up against 18 other local craft beers in the Wood Aged Category.