Love beer? You're in luck—Chicago is one of the great beer cities of the US, with dozens of local breweries to taste.

LOCAL BREWERIES

Just some of the beer made closest to the Guesthouse!

Metropolitan Brewing (No taproom)
Made .6 miles from the Guesthouse

Andersonville Brewing (Brewpub)
Made .6 miles from the Guesthouse

Half Acre Brewing (Taproom and retail store) 
Made 1.6 miles from the Guesthouse

Begyle Brewing (Taproom and retail store)
Made 1.5 miles from the Guesthouse

Spiteful Brewing (No taproom) 
Made 1.3 miles from the Guesthouse

Empirical Brewing (Taproom)
Made .7 miles from the Guesthouse

Aquanaut Brewing (No taproom) 
Made 1.1 miles from the Guesthouse
 

WHERE TO BUY LOCAL BEER

La Primera
.1 miles from the Guesthouse

Andersonville Wine & Spirits
.4 miles from the Guesthouse
 

BEER-FOCUSED RESTAURANTS NEAR THE GUESTHOUSE

The Hopleaf
0.3 miles from the Guesthouse

Band of Bohemia

0.8 miles from the Guesthouse

Fountainhead
1.2 miles from the Guesthouse

Jerry's Sandwiches (Andersonville and Lincoln Square locations)
0.7 miles from the Guesthouse

 

BREWERY TOURS 

These breweries offer tours for a behind-the-scenes look on how they make their beer.

Begyle Brewing 
12pm on Saturdays; $10 per person includes beer samples and souvenir glass. 

Lagunitas Brewing 
Tours daily at 1pm and 3pm; free.

Goose Island Brewing 
$12 per person; highly recommended that you buy tix in advance.

Half Acre Beer Company 
11am on Saturdays; $10 per person includes beer samples and souvenir glass—fills up quickly!

Revolution Brewing—Kedzie
Every Wednesday through Friday at 6pm and 7pm; Saturday and Sunday tours at 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, and 6pm—free!