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Lieferbräu Brewery

Lieferbrau Brewery is a family-owned and operated craft brewery located in the heart of historic Red Bud, Illinois. We make German style beer, offering 12 varieties on tap. We also have a full rail. We don’t serve food, but you may bring in your own or order from one of the great restaurants around us. Our building was built in 1888 and has been beautifully restored and renovated. We offer several options for both indoor and outdoor seating. Our beer garden is a great gathering place with family and friends. We are ADA accessible and are family friendly. 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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Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales was founded in 2004 as the first all sour oak brewery in the United States. They are dedicated to more than the traditions of old-world craftsmanship. Everything they do is designed to create ales of outstanding art and flavor. Focusing on traditional rustic country style beers brought to life through a labor of love, create beers that lighten the spirit and soothe the soul. Read More

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Haymarket Beer Company

Haymarket Pub & Brewery was founded in 2010 by John Neurauter and Peter Crowley in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago. Haymarket prides itself on making high quality craft beer, focused mainly on traditional Belgian and contemporary American styles, and providing delicious made-from-scratch food to its patrons. In 2016, Haymarket expanded its brewing operation with the opening of their production brewery in Bridgman, Michigan. Packaged and draft Haymarket beer can be found where fine craft beer is sold in Illinois and Western Michigan. 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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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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Goose Island Beer Co.

Goose Island Beer Co. exists to lead in the craft of brewing by creating award-winning beers that define classic and innovative styles to capture the hearts, imaginations, and palates of beer drinkers. We are guided by our respect for the history and culture of beer as well as our passion for, and innovation in, brewing. We wish to enrich the cultural landscape of Chicago and support the inspirational organizations within our communities. Furthermore, Goose Island champions sustainability in our breweries (and beyond) as well as actively celebrates and engages our employees. Read More

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Forbidden Root

Forbidden Root, the first botanical brewery in Chicago, was founded as a passionately personal project by Robert Finkel after leaving the world of high-stakes entrepreneurship. His idea to create a true-brewed root beer quickly grew to encompass the broader idea of botanic beers. Our brewpub offers fresh and seasonal dishes that highlight our craft beers and elevate the overall dining experience. In addition to our passion for beer and food, Forbidden Root is passionate about giving back. We are a benefit corporation, meaning that goals other than shareholder value are built into our operating charter. Read More