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Two Brothers Artisan Brewing

Two Brothers Brewing Company was founded by Jim and Jason Ebel in late 1996. What started out as a two-man passion project, Two Brothers has grown into a lifestyle brand, including award-winning craft beer, three artisan restaurants, specialty-grade coffee, a distribution company and a line of hand-crafted spirits. With an unrelenting passion for producing high-quality, well-balanced beers that push the boundaries of flavor, Two Brothers remains 100% family owned and staunchly independent. Read More

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Revolution Brewing

Revolution Brewing started in 2010 as a Brewpub in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. Today, it’s the largest independently owned brewery in Illinois, brewing every drop in Chicago between the original brewpub space in and a production brewery and taproom in Avondale. Read More

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One Allegiance Brewing

One Allegiance Brewing is a craft brewery still under construction but they’ve begun to hire staff and one would expect they will be opening soon. However, an exact date hasn’t been given yet. The brewery is located in the Chicagoland region at 10215 S Harlem Ave in Chicago Ridge. Read More

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Lagunitas Brewing Company

The Lagunitas Brewing Company was founded in 1993 in Lagunitas, California, and became one of the fastest-growing craft breweries in the United States. The brewery has since added a production facility in Chicago and a brewpub out in Seattle. The brewery has long been known for its IPAs and an association with cannabis. In 2017 Heineken International fully acquired the brewery. Read More

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Kings & Convicts Brewing Co.

Kings & Convicts is a privately held company headquartered in Highwood, Illinois, in the North Shore of Chicago. Conceived by an Englishman and an Aussie, Kings & Convicts started brewing for the public in 2017 and was built on the freedom of anti-authority and the spirit of fellowship. They brew ales and lagers inspired by the tales of convicts, royalty and the undercurrent of American gangsters. Every beer tells a story. Kings & Convicts’ beer is available on draft and in cans at its taproom and in bars and restaurants across Chicagoland and southern Wisconsin. Read More

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Half Acre Beer Company

Half Acre Beer Company is invested in each end of the brewing spectrum: time-honored classics and experimental, sensory-expanding releases. Founded in 2007 by Gabriel Magliaro, the company has evolved from a 15-barrel brewhouse on Lincoln Avenue in Chicago’s North Center neighborhood into two breweries producing over 45,000 barrels annually; two taprooms serving comfortably elevated, delicious food; a workshop for custom tap handles; and a direct-to-consumer store that brings the communal Half Acre experience full circle. Read More

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Overview for Hailstorm Brewing

Hailstorm Brewing is located in Tinley Park, south of Chicago. Hailstorm focuses on the key aspects of the brewing process that most affect quality and stability. They believe in big bold flavors. And when they say something has a unique ingredient in it, you can bet you will taste it. Hailstorm regularly hosts live music and food trucks on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Read More

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Granite City Food & Brewery

Welcome to Granite City Brewery, the home of fresh brewed craft beer. Since 1999, we’ve believed in one guiding principle: Fresh Beer Tastes Better. That’s why we brew our beers fresh in every one of our restaurant breweries, using only the best ingredients. Our brewers tend to our beers every step of the way and deliver them straight from our tanks to our taps at the peak of flavor. We’re true to our craft brewery beginnings with a genuine commitment to fresh brewed beer, made from scratch food, and unsurpassed hospitality. Read More

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DESTIHL Brewery

DESTIHL Brewery opened its first gastro brewpub in Normal, Illinois, in November 2007 combining centuries-old, global brewing traditions and new American craft brewing ingenuity and artisanship to produce a wide array of beers for every palate. The result is a diverse offering of intensely flavorful beers that are anything but bland. The brewery currently distributes its beers internationally and in over 35 states, with more to come. Read More

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Ballast Point Brewing Company

What started in 1996 as a small group of homebrewers who simply wanted to make great beer evolved into the team of adventurers known today as Ballast Point Brewing Company. From bringing a hoppy twist to a porter or adding four types of malt to its amber ale, to creating the breakthrough gold-medal winning Sculpin IPA, the San Diego-based company is known for adding its touch and asking if there’s a better way. Now an internationally recognized leader in the craft brewing industry with 6 brewery locations in California and Chicago, the company makes over 50 styles of beer and distributes to all 50 states and 17 countries internationally. Read More