Updated: The Comprehensive Brewery List of Chicago

The Comprehensive Brewery List of Chicago

Chicago. a town that likes its beer...

Brewery CountCITY (71), 'BURBS (116).
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IN THE CITY

BREWERY GUIDE: [TR]-TAPROOM, [K]-KITCHEN & BEER, [T]-TOURS

 

Alarmist Brewing 4055 W. Peterson Ave. – North Park [TR]

Aleman 3304 N. Knox Ave. – Belmont Cragin

All Rise Brewing Co. 235 N. Ashland Ave. – West Loop [K]

ALULU Brewpub 2011 S. Laflin St. – Pilsen [K]

Andersonville Brewing 5402 N. Clark St. – Andersonville [K]

Argus Brewery 11314 S. Front Ave. – Roseland [T]

Around the Bend Beer Co. 825 E. 99th St. – Pullman

Baderbräu 2515 S. Wabash – Bronzeville [K, T]

Ballast Point (In progress) 833 West Fulton Market – West Loop [K]

Band of Bohemia 4710 N. Ravenswood – Ravenswood  [K]

Berghoff Brewery (Beer available) – West Town

Begyle Brewing Co. 1800 W. Cuyler St. – Northcenter [TR, T]

Birreria Chicago 43 East Ohio St. – River North [K]

Bixi Brewery (In progress) 2515 N. Milwaukee Ave. – Logan Square

Bold Dog Beer Company (Beer available) 4727 W. Montrose Ave. – Irving Park

Bucket List Brewing (In planning) – Chicago

Burnt City Brewing – Brewpub 2747 N. Lincoln Ave. – Lincoln Park [K]

Burnt City Brewing 825 E. 99th St. – Roseland

Chicago Beer Company (Beer available) – West Loop

Corridor Brewery & Provisions 3446 N. Southport Ave. – Lakeview [K]

Cruz Blanca 900 W. Randolph St. – West Loop [K]

Dovetail Brewery 1800 W. Belle Plaine Ave. – Northcenter [TR, T]

DryHop Brewers 3155 N. Broadway Ave. – Lakeview [K, T]

Empirical Brewery 1801 W. Foster Ave. – Ravenswood [TR]

Empirical Brewery – Brewpub 1328 W. Morse Ave. – Rogers Park [K]

Englewood Brews (In progress) 63rd St. & Halsted – Englewood

Eris Brewery & Ciderhouse (In progress) 4240 W. Irving Park Rd. – Irving Park

Finch Beer Co. (Taproom in progress) 1800 W. Walnut St. – Near West Side

Forbidden Root 1746 W. Chicago Ave. – West Town [K]

Gino's East Brewing Co. 500 N. LaSalle St. – River North [K] 

Goose Island Beer Co. 1800 W. Fulton St. – Near West Side [TR, T]

Goose Island Brewhouse (In progress) 1800 N. Clybourn St. – Lincoln Park [K, T]

Great Central Brewing Co. 221 N Wood St. – Near West Side [TR]

Greenstar Brewing Co. 3800 N. Clark St. – Lakeview [K, T]

Half Acre Beer Co. – Taproom 4257 N. Lincoln Ave. – Northcenter [TR, T]

Half Acre Beer Co. 2050 W. Balmoral Ave. – Bowmanville [TR]

Haymarket Pub & Brewery 737 W. Randolph St. – West Loop [K]

Hop Butcher for the World (Beer available) – Chicago 

Hopewell Brewing 2760 N. Milwaukee Ave. – Logan Square [TR]

Hopothesis Beer Co. (Beer available) 730 W. Randolph St. – West Loop

Horse Thief Hollow 10426 S. Western Ave. – Beverly [K]

Illuminated Brew Works 415 N. Sangamon Ave. – West Loop

Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales 1504 E. Harper Court – Hyde Park [K]

Lagunitas Brewing Co. 1843 S. Washtenaw Ave. – Douglas Park [K, T]

Lake Effect Brewing Co. 4727 W. Montrose Ave. – Irving Park [T, [Bottle Shop]

LaGrow Organic Beer Co. (Beer available) – Chicago

Lo Rez Brewing 2101 S Carpenter St. – Pilsen [TR]

Maplewood Brewery & Distillery (Taproom in progress) 2717 N. Maplewood Ave – Logan Sq

Marz Community Brewing (Taproom in progress) 3315 S. Halsted St. – Bridgeport

Metropolitan Brewing 5121 N Ravenswood Ave. – Ravenswood [T] 

Metropolitan Brewing 3057 N. Rockwell St. Avondale [TR]

Moody Tongue Brewing Co. 2136 S. Peoria St. – Pilsen [K]

Motor Row Brewing 2337 S. Michigan Ave. – South Loop [TR]

Off Color Brewing 3925 W. Dickens Ave. – Hermosa [T, Bottle Shop]

Off Color Brewing – Taproom  (In progress) 1460 N. Kingsbury St. – Lincoln Park [TR]

Old Irving Brewing Co. 4419 W. Montrose Ave – Old Irving Park [K]

On Tour Brewing Co. 1725 W. Hubbard St. – West Town [TR]

Open Outcry Brewing Co. 10934 S. Western Ave. – Morgan Park [K]

Piece Brewery & Pizzeria 1927 W. North Ave. – Wicker Park [K]

Pipeworks Brewing Co. 3912 W McLean Ave. – Hermosa [Bottle Shop]

Present Tense Fine Ales  (In planning)South Loop

Ravinia Brewing (In progress) 2925 W. Montrose Ave.– Albany Park

Revolution Brewing – Taproom 3340 N. Kedzie Ave. – Avondale [TR, T]

Revolution Brewing – Brewpub 2323 N. Milwaukee Ave. – Logan Square [K, T]

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery 1 W. Grand Ave. – River North [K]

Spiteful Brewing (Taproom in progress) 2050 W. Balmoral Ave. – Bowmanville

Sullers Past Brewing (Beer available) – Chicago

Twisted Hippo Brewing Co. 3304 N. Knox Ave. – Belmont Cragin

Veteran Beer Company (Beer available) 320 W. Ohio St. – River North

Vice District Brewing 1454 S. Michigan Ave. – South Loop [TR]

Whiner Brewery 1400 W. 46th St. – Back of the Yards [TR]


CHICAGOLAND/'BURBS

BREWERY GUIDE: [TR]-TAPROOM, [K]-KITCHEN & BEER, [T]-TOURS

 

3 Floyds Brewing Co. 9750 Indiana Pkwy., Munster, IN [K, T]

5 Rabbit Cervecería 6399 W. 74th St., Bedford Park, IL [T]

18th Street Brewery – Gary 5725 Miller Ave., Gary, IN [K]

18th Street Brewery – Hammond 5417 N. Oakley Ave., Hammond, IN [K]

51st Ward Brewing (Beer available) Westmont, IL

350 Brewing Co. 7144 W. 183rd St., Tinley Park, IL [K]

Afterthought Brewing Co. (In progress) 844 N. Ridge Ave., Lombard, IL

Alter Brewing Co. 2300 Wisconsin Ave., Downers Grove, IL [TR]

Ancient Owl Brewing (In planning) Lombard, IL

Arrowhead Ales Brewing Co. 2101 Calistoga Dr., New Lenox, IL [K]

Banging Gavel Brews (In progress) 17400 Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 

BBGB Brewery & Hop Farm 2000 W Orchard Rd., North Aurora, IL [K]

Black Horizon Brewing Co. 7560 S. Quincy St., Willowbrook, IL [TR]

Blue Island Brewing Co. 13357 Old Western Ave., Blue Island, IL [TR]

Blue Nose Brewery 6119 East Ave., Hodgkins, IL [TR]

Bosacki's Home Brew 610 E. Hawley St., Mundelein, IL [TR]

BuckleDown Brewing 8699 W 47th St., Lyons, IL [TR]

Bulldog Brewing Co. 1409 119th St., Whiting, IN [K]

Buffalo Creek Brewing 360 Historical Ln., Long Grove, IL [TR]

Byway Brewing Co. 2825 Carlson Dr., Hammond, IN [K]

Cademon Brewing Co. 217 W. Main St., Genoa, IL

Cahoots Brewing (Beer available) Oak Park, IL

Chain O'Lakes Brewing Co. 3425 Pearl St., McHenry, IL [TR]

Church Street Brewing 1480 Industrial Dr. Unit C, Itasca, IL [TR]

Crown Brewing 211 S. East St., Crown Point, IN [K]

Crystal Lake Brewing 150 N. Main St., Crystal Lake, IL [TR]

The Devil's Trumpet Brewing Co. 8250 Utah St., Merrillville, IN [TR]

D. Litch's Beer 1139 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette, IL

Dry City Brew Works 120B N. Main St., Wheaton, IL [TR]

Elmhurst Brewing Co. 171 N Addison Ave., Elmhurst, IL

Emmett's Brewing Co. – Downers Grove 5200 Main St., Downers Grove, IL [K]

Emmett's Brewing Co. – Palatine 110 N. Brockway St., Palatine, IL [K]

Emmett's Brewing Co. – West Dundee 128 W. Main St., West Dundee, IL [K]

Emmett's Brewing Co. – Wheaton 121 W. Front St., Wheaton, IL [K]

Evil Horse Brewing Co. 1336 Main St., Crete, IL [TR]

Exit Strategy Brewing Co. 7700 W Madison, Forest Park, IL [K]

Flapjack Brewery 6833 Stanley Ave., Berwyn, IL [K]

Flesk Brewing 200 Applebee St. Suite E, Barrington, IL [TR]

Flossmoor Station Brewing Co. 1035 Sterling Ave., Flossmoor, IL [K]

Gordon Biersch 639 E. Boughton Rd. #100, Bolingbrook, IL [K] 

Granite City Brewery - Naperville 1828 Abriter Ct., Naperville, IL [K]

Granite City Brewery - Orland Park 14035 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park, IL [K]

Granite City Brewery - Schaumburg 801 Plaza Dr., Schaumburg, IL [K]

Half Day Brewing Co. 200 Village Green, Lincolnshire, IL [K]

Hailstorm Brewing Co. 8060 186th St., Tinley Park, IL [TR]

Hofbräuhuas Chicago 5500 Park Pl., Rosemont, IL [K]

Hopvine Brewing Co. 4030 Fox Valley Center Dr., Aurora, IL [K]

Imperial Oak Brewing 501 Willow Blvd., Willow Springs, IL [TR]

Itasca Brewing Co. 400 East Orchard St., Itasca, IL [TR]

Kings & Convicts Brewing Co. 523 Bank Ln., Highwood, IL [TR]

Kinslahger Brewing Co.  6806 Roosevelt Rd., Oak Park, IL [TR]

Lake Bluff Brewing Co.  16 E. Scranton Ave., Lake Bluff, IL [TR]

Light the Lamp Brewery 10 N. Lake St., Grayslake, IL [TR]

Living Proof Brewing (In planning) 1480 Old Deerfield Rd., Highland Park, IL

The Lucky Monk 105 Hollywood Blvd., South Barrington, IL [K]

Lunar Brewing Co. 54 E. St. Charles Rd. #11, Villa Park, IL [TR]

Macushla Brewing Co. 1516 E. Lake Ave., Glenview, IL [TR]

Metal Monkey Brewing 515 Anderson Dr. #900, Romeoville, IL [TR]

Mickey Finn's Brewery 412 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL [K]

Middle Brow Beer Co. 2701 Deborah Ave., Zion, IL 

Mikerphone Brewing 121 Garlisch Dr., Elk Grove Village, IL [TR]

Miskatonic Brewing Co. 1000 N. Frontage Rd., Darien, IL [TR]

More Brewing Co. 126 S. Villa Ave., Villa Park, IL [K]

MyGrain Brewing Co. 50 E. Jefferson St., Joliet, IL [K]

Myths and Legends Brewing 1115 Zygmunt Cir., Westmont, IL [TR]

Nevin's Brewing Co. 12337 S. Rte. 59 #155, Plainfield, IL [K]

New Oberpfalz Brewing 121 E. Main St., Griffith, IN [K]

Noon Whistle Brewing 800 E. Roosevelt Rd., Lombard, IL [TR]

Oak Park Brewing Co. 155 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, IL [K]

Off Square Brewing 11000 Delaware Pkwy., Crown Point, IN [K]

One Trick Pony Brewery 17845-17851 Chappel Ave., Lansing, IL [TR]

Only Child Brewing 1350 Tri State Pkwy, Ste 124, Gurnee, IL [TR]

Peckish Pig 623 Howard St., Evanston, IL 60202 [K]

Penrose Brewing Co. 509 Stevens St., Geneva, IL [TR]

Pokro Brewing Co. 311 North Broad Street, Griffith, IN [K]

Pollyanna Brewing Co. 431 Talcott Ave., Lemont, IL [TR]

Prairie Krafts Brewing Co. 1310 Busch Pkwy., Buffalo Grove, IL [TR]

Rabid Brewing 17759 Bretz Dr., Homewood, IL [TR]

Ram Restaurant & Brewery 9520 Higgins Rd., Rosemont, IL [K]

Ram Restaurant & Brewery 1901 McConnor Pkwy., Schaumburg, IL [K]

Ram Restaurant & Brewery 700 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, IL [K]

Ravinia Brewing (In progress) 615 Roger Williams Ave., Highland Park, IL

Roaring Table Brewing 739 W Route 22, Lake Zurich, IL [TR]

Rock Bottom – Lombard 94 Yorktown Shopping Center, Lombard, IL [K]

Rock Bottom – Orland Park 16156 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park, IL [K]

Rock Bottom – Warrenville 28256 Diehl Rd., Warrenville, IL [K]

Saint John Malt Brothers Brewing 9607 Wicker Ave., St. John, IN [TR]

Saint Errant (In planning) Elk Grove Village, IL

Scorched Earth Brewing Co. 203 Berg St., Algonquin, IL [TR]

Short Fuse Brewing Co. 5000 N. River Rd, Schiller Park, IL [K]

Side Lot Brewery 110 Slocum Lake Rd, Wauconda, IL [TR]

Skeleton Key Brewing 8102 Lemont Rd, Woodridge, IL [TR]

Sketchbook Brewing  825 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL [TR]

Small Town Brewery 1000 Brown St., Wauconda, IL [T]

Smylie Bros. Brewing  1615 Oak Ave., Evanston, IL [K]

Solemn Oath Brewery 1661 Quincy Ave. #179, Naperville, IL [TR]

Soundgrowler Brewing 8201 183rd St., Tinley Park, IL [K]

Stockholm's Brewpub  306 W. State St., Geneva, IL [K]

Strike Ten Brewing Co. (In planning) Algonquin, IL

Stupid Hare Brews (In planning) Elk Grove Village, IL

Temperance Beer Co. 2000 Dempster St., Evanston, IL [TR, T]

Ten Ninety Brewing 1025 N Waukegan Rd., Glenview, IL [K]

Tighthead Brewing Co. 161 N. Archer Ave., Mundelein, IL [TR]

Tribes Alehouse 11220 W. Lincoln Hwy., Mokena, IL [K]

Two Brothers Brewing 30W315 Calumet Ave. W., Warrenville, IL [K, T]

Two Brothers Roundhouse 205 N. Broadway, Aurora IL [K]

Une Année / Hubbard's Cave Brewery 9082 W. Golf Rd., Niles, IL [TR]

Vice District Brewing (In progress) 18022 Dixie Hwy., Homewood, IL

Village Vintner Winery & Brewery 2380 Esplanade Dr., Algonquin, IL [K]

Werk Force 14903 S. Center St., Plainfield, IL [TR]

Wild Onion Pub & Brewery 22221 N. Pepper Rd., Lake Barrington, IL [K]

Wildrose Brewing 1104 E. Main St., Griffith, IN [K]

Windmill Brewing 2121 Gettler St, Dyer, IN [TR]

Wolfden Brewing (In planning) Bloomingdale, IL

ZümBier 3232 E. Monroe St., Waukegan, IL [TR]


DEFUNCT BREWERIES

SINCE 2012

 

4 Paws Brewing Bowmanville, Chicago

Ale Syndicate Logan Square, Chicago

Aquanaut Brewing Co. Bowmanville, Chicago

Arcade Brewery Logan Square, Chicago

Big Hurt Brewhouse Berwyn, IL

Black Belt Brewery Lake Zurich, IL

Brass Restaurant & Brewery South Barrington, IL

Breakroom Brewery Albany Park, Chicago

Flatlander's Restaurant and Brewery Lincolnshire, IL

Goose Island Wrigleyville Wrigleyville, Chicago

Harrison's Restaurant & Brewery Orland Park, IL

Mad Mouse Brewery and Moxee BBQ Chicago, IL

Slapshot Brewing Co. Lawndale, Chicago