Heads up! We’re working hard to be accurate – but these are unusual times, so please always check before heading out.
Chicago breweries and taprooms are currently operating at reduced capacity and many have implimented new hours. It's always a good idea to call ahead to confirm hours and determine if a reservation is required.
With more than 160 breweries in the city and the surrounding suburbs, there are few better cities than Chicago for beer drinkers. While some of our favorite dive bars in Chicago have embraced locally-brewed options, if you want to taste the freshest suds in town, you need to visit Chicago breweries and taprooms. Standing shoulder-to-shoulder with the best bars in Chicago, you'll find everything from industrial tasting rooms to cozy corner taverns where you can sample the latest and greatest hazy IPAs, barrel-aged stouts and fruited sours. Some breweries also boast in-house kitchens that serve delicious burgers, pizza, poutine and other booze-friendly foods—and the ones that don't will usually let you bring in grub from the best restaurants in Chicago. Not sure where to order a flight next? These Chicago breweries and taprooms always having something exciting on tap.
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