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Time Out Chicago’s Bar Awards 2018

Raise a glass to Chicago’s best cocktail bars, watering holes and craft beer joints with Time Out Chicago’s Bar Awards

Photograph: Nick Murway

Whether you love an innovative cocktail or an ice-cold glass of beer, Chicago has a bar for you. The scene here is expansive and encompasses an endless supply of swanky lounges, craft beer joints, legendary dives and more. Time Out Chicago is honored to once again celebrate the people and places that keep us from going thirsty with our 2018 Bar Awards. Each year we aim to recognize expertise in booze, beer, wine, design and more. We work with a team of industry experts to build an all-star lineup of the city's very best bars and bartenders, and we hope you'll follow along. Here's everything you need to know about the 2018 Bar Awards. This year's winners will be announced on June 11. 

Get to know Chicago’s top bars

Meet the finalists of Time Out Chicago’s 2018 Bar Awards
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Meet the finalists of Time Out Chicago’s 2018 Bar Awards

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The best bars in Chicago
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The best bars in Chicago

Our city is a drinker's paradise with options that run the gamut.

Best cocktail bars in Chicago
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Best cocktail bars in Chicago

Chicago bartenders have been elevating mixed drinks to an art form.

The best whiskey bars in Chicago
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The best whiskey bars in Chicago

Read on for our picks for the best bars for whiskey drinkers in the city.

The best wine bars in Chicago
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The best wine bars in Chicago

The city's top sommeliers aren't afraid to think outside the box (or bottle, as it were).

The best low-alcohol cocktails
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The best low-alcohol cocktails

Fit for day-drinking in the sun or a low-key evening out, these sippers go easy on the booze.

The most legendary dive bars in Chicago
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The most legendary dive bars in Chicago

City dwellers have a special place in their hearts for Chicago's many dive bars.

Revisit Time Out Chicago’s Bar Awards 2017

The winners of the 2017 Time Out Chicago Bar Awards
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The winners of the 2017 Time Out Chicago Bar Awards

Time Out Chicago honors the top newcomers and mainstays in the industry, crowning the bars that went above and beyond

Time Out Chicago celebrated the city's best bars at the 2017 Bar Awards
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Time Out Chicago celebrated the city's best bars at the 2017 Bar Awards

We celebrated the very best bars of the year with cocktails, music and more cocktails

Meet the panelists of Time Out Chicago's 2017 Bar Awards
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Meet the panelists of Time Out Chicago's 2017 Bar Awards

They're the best and brightest in the business, and we relied on them to tell us who stands out within the industry.

Meet the finalists of Time Out Chicago's 2017 Bar Awards
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Meet the finalists of Time Out Chicago's 2017 Bar Awards

Raise a glass to our powerhouse lineup of finalists for the Time Out Chicago 2017 Bar Awards.

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The winners of the 2016 Time Out Chicago Bar Awards
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The winners of the 2016 Time Out Chicago Bar Awards

Cheers to the winners of the 2016 Time Out Chicago Bar Awards!

Meet the finalists of Time Out Chicago’s 2016 Bar Awards
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Meet the finalists of Time Out Chicago’s 2016 Bar Awards

Here are the finalists for Time Out Chicago's Bar Awards, from best new cocktail bar to bar of the year

Cocktails in Chicago
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Cocktails in Chicago

We've compiled everything you need to find and make your perfect cocktail

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