Looking to grab a beer that actually tastes like a beer? Whatever beer you fancy, these craft beer bars in Chicago have delicious drafts and bottles to make you appreciate drinking a cold one. 

The craft beer scene in Chicago is showcased with several breweries and local bars working together to bring you the best the windy city has to offer. We've compiled a list of the best craft beer bars in Chicago perfect for beer snobs, hop-masters, or anyone who loves a delicious beer any day of the week. For more of the best bars in Chicago, 312Area is your go-to guide for all nearby things to do.

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2812 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago IL, 60657
Beermiscuous is a craft beer café and retail concept that provides the perfect atmosphere for exploring the explosion of breweries and beer styles that...
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
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737 W. Randolph (corner of Halsted & Randolph), Chicago IL, 60661
After many years of brewing and the many awards that have adorned Haymarket Beer, Peter L. Crowley understands a thing or two of what makes a great beer....
Links Taproom
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1559 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago IL, 60622
Links Taproom will feature 36 American craft beers on tap, 3 cask beers, 5 tap wines, and a large format bottled beer list built for sharing. Links...
Centennial Crafted Beer & Eatery
733 N Lasalle Dr, Chicago IL, 60654
Beer is Life..... At Centennial, our passion is craft beer and our focus is simple: to celebrate craft beer. Beer can bring people together on a common...
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3258 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago IL, 60657
Classic corner Chicago Bar with 50 drafts of craft beer and 100's in bottles. In-House-Smoked authentic Barbeque
Lucky Dorr
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1101 W. Waveland Ave, Chicago IL, 60613
Named for an iconic Wrigley groundskeeper, Lucky Dorr is a bar and restaurant focused on the craft beer experience.
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3734 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago IL, 60618
BEER / CIDER / COFFEE / LIVE MUSIC Info & FAQ - https://sleeping-village.com/about/
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1419 N Wells St, Chicago IL, 60610
With over 90 craft beers on tap, a modern twist on classic American dishes, and an upbeat atmosphere, Old Town Pour House aims to offer a great experience...
Local Option
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1102 W Webster Ave, Chicago IL, 60614
Welcome Nerds. The Local Option offers over 30 unique and rare beers from around the world on tap (with many more in bottles), intense Creole food,...
Fountainhead Chicago
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1970 W Montrose Ave, Chicago IL, 60613
Low-key bar featuring a long beer list & creative, organic pub eats plus a seasonal rooftop garden.
Smallbar Logan Square
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2956 N Albany Ave, Chicago IL, 60618
Narrow, salvaged-chic corner bar with more than 200 beers on the menu plus pub grub & patio seating.
960 W 31st St, Chicago IL, 60608
A neighborhood bar in Bridgeport serving artisanal cocktails and craft beers, yo. The bar is open: 3pm -2am Monday thru - Thursday 1pm to 2am Friday and...
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5148 N Clark St, Chicago IL, 60640
Bar & Restaurant serving Better Beers, Wines & Spirits since 1992. Belgian-inspired kitchen featuring our famous Mussels & Frites. 21 and over only.
Bangers & Lace
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1670 W Division St, Chicago IL, 60622
Bangers & Lace is Wicker Park's home for craft beer and sausage. A bar / restaurant with the feel of a Midwestern lodge, Bangers & Lace offers drinkers...
The Map Room Chicago
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1949 N Hoyne Ave, Chicago IL, 60647
Map-lined watering hole touting more than 200 global beers, plus travel books for browsing.
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649 South Clark Street, Chicago IL, 60605
First Draft is a local neighborhood tavern located in Printers Row. We have 64 craft beers on tap, as well as a full lunch and dinner menu.
Crown Liquors
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2821 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago IL, 60618
What is Crown Liquors? It's a tavern, it's a liquor store. It's where you go to tell your best friend you think his girlfriend sucks. It's where you take...
Navigator Taproom
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2211 North Milwaukee Avenue Ste 100, Chicago IL, 60647
Navigator Taproom is a self pour taproom with beer, wine and cider plus a full cocktail bar. Craft beer can be intimidating. The self pour wall eliminates...
The Green Lady
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3328 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL, 60657
The "Green Lady" of Scotland is either beautiful and protective, or a blood-sucking demon. It all depends upon where you hear the story, and who is telling...