Chicago is a beer town, and the phrase has never been truer than in recent years. Ambitious brewers have set their sights to open up small-batch breweries to satiate everyone in this thirsty city. Get a taste of the hoppy, malty, and even sour stuff at these 20 breweries in Chicago or just outside the city that also boast tap, tasting rooms or even food.
For the 2018 edition, Baderbrau comes off after its closure and Cruz Blanca, DryHop Brewers, Sketchbook Brewery, and Whiner Beer Company come off to make room for worthy newer spots Ballast Point, Eris Brewery and Cider House, Marz Community Brewing, Metropolitan Brewing, and Open Outcry Brewing Company. Happy drinking.Read More