Love a good beer? Something hoppy and crisp, bubbly but not too foamy. That beer is always on my mind and these breweries in Chicago are perfect for you to find your new favorite beer. From huge commercial to stand-alone backyard breweries, Chicago's brewery scene is at the top of the world when comparing the quality of beers. 

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Lagunitas Chicago TapRoom & Beer Sanctuary
5.0  5 Rating (1)
2607 W 17th St, Chicago IL, 60608
Lively taproom offering beer tastings, snacks, a retail store & regular live music.
Goose Island
5.0  5 Rating (2)
1800 W Fulton St, Chicago IL, 60612
Goose Island maintains pages as places where our fans and friends of legal drinking age can share and discuss ideas and information and connect with other...
Forbidden Root
4.7  5 Rating (2)
1746 W Chicago Ave, Chicago IL, 60622
At Forbidden Root, we brew craft beer inspired by nature. We love barley, water, hops, and yeast, and use those as a base to explore a rich world of wild...
Revolution Brewing
4.7  5 Rating (2)
2323 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago IL, 60647
Revolution Brewing is Chicago's newest craft brewery. A great place to meet with friends and family to enjoy the freshest beer and town, as well as great...
Hopewell Brewing Company
Breweries & Distilleries $
2760 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago IL, 60647
New Logan brewery with a taproom.
Great Central Brewing Company
Breweries & Distilleries $
221 N Wood St, Chicago IL, 60612
For the brewers. For the beer. For the community. The Great Central Brewing Company exists for craft brewers to make more of what we all love. Whether...
On Tour Brewing Co.
Breweries & Distilleries $
1725 W Hubbard St, Chicago IL, 60622
Chicago Microbrewery On Tour Brewing Company celebrates life’s understated, casually significant, yet fleeting moments. Each carefully selected element...
Begyle Brewing
Breweries & Distilleries $
1800 W Cuyler Ave Ste 1E, Chicago IL, 60613
Begyle Brewing is located in the Ravenswood Industrial Corridor. We are a small brewery, with a retail store and taproom. Where customers can come sample...
Marz Community Brewing
Breweries & Distilleries $$
3630 S Iron St, Chicago IL, 60609
Marz Community Brewing Co makes small, artisanal batches of beer in a sustainable and socially responsible manner. Marz supports various cultural and...
Half Acre Beer Company
4257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago IL, 60618
You can come get to know our beers and the people behind them at either of our two locations. Our original brewery on Lincoln Avenue is home to our Brewery...
Bar $
3446 N Southport, Chicago IL, 60657
In the brewery, Head Brewer Brant Dubovick's focus is on farmhouse ales and hop forward beers. His inspiration for Corridor's beer program stems from rustic...
Maplewood Brewery & Distillery
Breweries & Distilleries $
2717 N Maplewood Ave, Chicago IL, 60647
Juice pants series a must try! Great Beer, Great Owners!
Dryhop Brewers
Bar $
3155 N Broadway St, Chicago IL, 60657
DryHop brews hop-centric ales, in addition to traditional, Belgian, and experimental craft beers – all only available in Lakeview and to-go in DryHop's...
Moody Tongue Brewing Company
Bar $
2136 S Peoria St, Chicago IL, 60608
Launched in Chicago in 2014 by Brewmaster Jared Rouben, Moody Tongue Brewing Company creates thoughtful, carefully crafted beers that blend familiar flavors...
Old Irving Brewing Co.
Breweries & Distilleries $
4419 W Montrose Ave, Chicago IL, 60641
Craft brewery and kitchen in Chicago’s Old Irving Park neighborhood featuring a variety of house brews, an extensive selection of whiskeys/bourbons,...
Alarmist Brewing & Taproom
Breweries & Distilleries $
4055 W Peterson Ave, Suite Rear, Chicago IL, 60646
Brewers of Le Jus, the 2018 GABF gold medal winner for hazy/juicy IPA. Visit our taproom now!
Dovetail Brewery
Bar $
1800 W Belle Plaine Ave, Chicago IL, 60613
German, Czech & Belgian styles. Traditional methods. Try our Lager, Hefeweizen and Rauchbier!
Lo Rez Brewing
Breweries & Distilleries $$
2101 S. Carpenter St., Chicago IL, 60608
Brewery and taproom in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood Brewery and taproom in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Breweries & Distilleries $
3912 W Mclean Ave, Chicago IL, 60647
Production Brewery with Bottle Shop for Off-premise Sales only. There is no consumption on premise. We are not a bar or a taproom only a to-go gift shop...
Lake Effect Brewing Company LLC
Breweries & Distilleries $
4727 W Montrose Ave # C, Chicago IL, 60641
We are a small production brewery with a bottle shop, for carry out purchases. Lake Effect Brewing Company LLC was established in January 2011.
Off Color Brewing
Bar $
3925 W Dickens Ave, Chicago IL, 60647
We've produced award winning, beers on the global stage. Now we just do it for ourselves applying our brewing knowledge, experience, and creativity to create...
Metropolitan Brewing
Breweries & Distilleries $$
3057 N Rockwell St., Chicago IL, 60618
beer for the proletariat Brewing classic German-style lagers in Chicago since 2009.