The Windy City is home to over 150 unique breweries and distilleries. From pilsners in Pilson and lagers in Lakeview to ryes in Ravenswood, whatever style wets your whislte, plan on hitting the nearby neighborhoods to experience some of the finest craft beer and spirits in the country.


Crushed by Giants Chicago Brewery

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With breweries in neighborhoods all throughout the city, savvy sippers hire a car or SUV to safely get them from taproom to taproom


Crushed by Giants Chicago Brewery

Crushed by Giants

A new brewpub situated directly on the Magnificent Mile that specializes in IPA’s

Cruz Blanca Chicago Brewery

Cruz Blanca

A small-batch brewery focused on ModMex lagers and tropical wild-fermented sours

Eris Cider House Chicago Brewery

Eris Cider House

This hip spot offers house-brewed cider and beer in an historic Masonic Temple

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District Brew Yards

A brewery collective where patrons can pour their own

Mr. Beef Chicago Food

Half Acre

A happy-hoppy place for lovers of experimentation and mixed fermentation beers

Haymarket Chicago Brewery


This Fulton Market favorite offers a selection of house brews and elevated pub food 

Piece Chicago Brewery


Located in the heart of Wicker Park, this spot brews top notch beer alongside delicious pizza

Revolution Chicago Bar

Revolution Brewing

Beer aficionados will appreciate the whimsical ales, stouts and sours

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Adams Street Brewing

With roots dating back over 120 years and its sister company holding liquor license #1, you know the beer is top notch

chicago brewery off color brewing

Off Color Brewing

Beer lovers flock to Lincoln Park’s Mousetrap taproom for unique, hand crafted offerings

chicago brewery dovetail

dovetail Brewing

A cool spot that is devoted to European style beers brewed with traditional old-school methods


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CH Distilling

Elevated cocktails featuring house-made spirits made from locally sourced ingredients

Koval Chicago Distillery


Chicago’s first distillery since prohibition, with a focus on whiskey and specialty spirits

Maplewood Chicago Distillery


A unique spot that features craft made beer and cocktails made from their own spirits

Rhinehall Chicago Distillery

Rhine hall

This family-run distillery specializes in Brandies and is set in an industrial chic space