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17 hot cocktails to drink this winter

If there are any upsides to the freezing temperatures, impending snow and polar vortex, it's all these hot winter cocktails

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20 best drinks of 2014

With a spate of new cocktail bars and breweries, this was a very good drinking year in Chicago

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Top local bars

Grab a drink at Time Out readers' favorite bars

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Awesome liquor bottles

We love these striking liquor bottles as much for the cool packaging as the contents

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Best Loop bars

From dives and lounges to rooftops and karaoke, here are the best downtown bars

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Tippling Hall

The audience for a huge new bar? Everyone.

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Beermiscuous

Bar meets coffee shop

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Slippery Slope

Logan Square's new late-night dance party

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Charcoal Bar

The 11-seat bar gets a new life

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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14 breweries to fill up a growler

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Tours of Chicago breweries

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16 places to get a beer while you're working

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The best Evanston bars

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Best bars near Chinatown

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Bars with fireplaces

Hot cocktails alone won't abate the wind chill—we found 33 great fireplaces and fire pits for warming up this winter

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Best cocktail bars

From mixed drinks to awesome summer drinks, you'll find the best concotions at these cocktail bars and lounges

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Best beer bars

These beer bars cater both to craft beer snobs looking for extensive draft lists and those happy with just any old brew

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Best sports bars

Whether you want to watch a Cubs game with a PBR or a Bulls game with charcuterie, here are the best sports bars in Chicago

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Best wine bars

Enjoy wine and cheese, sauvignon blanc and other types of wine from Chicago's best sommeliers

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Best karaoke bars

Sometimes you just need to pick up a mic and let loose...

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Amy's Candy Bar Pop-up Store

Amy's Candy Bar pops up at the Hyde Park Shopping Center for six months, just in time for holiday shopping, Valentine's Day gifts and just general chocolate...

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Brew Year's Eve

Forget about champagne, cocktails and wine—New Year's Eve deserves to be celebrated in the company of fellow beer geeks and a selection of 30 local craft...

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Maria's Brew Year's Eve

The infamous Bridgeport watering hole celebrates the dawn of a new year with a selection of locally and regionally produced beers from the past year as well...

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Old Town Social's New Year's Eve

Old Town Social provides three premium open bars (and complimentary coat check!) for New Year's Eve party animals who don't want to make the trip...

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