Chicago Craft Crawl

Updated: List of Beer Bars of Chicago

Updated: List of Beer Bars of Chicago

CHICAGO, IL

Updated: Here is our best effort to comprise a comprehensive "THR-approved Chicago Beer Bar List." Mind you, there are certainly plenty of places in the city not on this list where you can get a decent beer. In fact, they're all over the city. However this list is curated to those spots where not only is the variety impressive, but the staff is knowledgeable & the atmosphere is unmatched.

Chicago Craft Crawls

Chicago Craft Crawls

CHICAGO, IL

The Chicago Craft Crawl is an ongoing series that we use an excuse to check out some of Chicago's best neighborhoods–and drink some fantastic beer along the way. The idea is simple: Plan a route through the city focused around a CTA route or main thoroughfare and get ready to spend a solid day imbibing Chicago's best.

UPDATED: Chicago Craft Crawl #9: Brown Line

UPDATED: Chicago Craft Crawl #9: Brown Line

NORTH SIDE, CHICAGO

UPDATED: Our ninth Chicago Craft Crawl leads us to the North Side and some of the finest beer bars and breweries the city has to offer. In fact, with so many choices for a beer north of the Loop, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Keep it simple and start with our CCC #9...

UPDATED: Chicago Craft Crawl #10: Malt Row

UPDATED: Chicago Craft Crawl #10: Malt Row

NORTHSIDE, CHICAGO

UPDATED: The Ravenswood Corridor and surrounding area is home to some of Chicago’s best and most diverse beer options. With a bevy of breweries (and a renowned distillery) planting their roots in the area, it truly has become Chicago’s Malt Row. So set aside a Saturday for our Chicago Craft Crawl v. X.