Beer Lover's Chicago: Best Breweries, Brewpubs and Beer Bars

Beer Lover's Chicago: Best Breweries, Brewpubs and Beer Bars

by Karl Klockars

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Overview

Beer Lover's Chicago features Chicagoland's breweries, brewpubs, and beer bars geared toward hop heads looking to seek out the best beers—from bitter seasonal IPAs to rich, dark stouts. The book also features beer recipes for home brewers, regional food recipes that incorporate beer, suggested regional food and beer pairings, and walkable pub crawl itineraries for craft beer-centric towns and cities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493012701
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/01/2017
Series: Beer Lovers Series
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 1,156,176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Karl Klockars has been covering food, drink, and travel throughout the Midwest since 2008. He began focusing on the craft beer business in 2010 when he helped launch GuysDrinkingBeer.com. His work has also appeared in Chicago Magazine, Draft Magazine, the AV Club, Thrillist, the Chicago Sun-Times, and Time Out Chicago. He prefers a good porter over just about everything.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

How to Use this Guide x

Glossary of Terms xi

Beer Styles xv

Chicago, North 1

Breweries

Alarmist Brewing 3

All Rise Brewing Company 4

Begyle Brewing Company 6

Empirical Brewery 8

Finch's Beer Company 9

Illuminated Brew Works 10

Goose Island Brewery 11

Half Acre Beer Company 13

Hopewell Brewing Company 15

Lake Effect Brewing Company 16

Maplewood Brewery & Distillery 18

Metropolitan Brewing 19

Middle Brow 21

Off Color Brewing 22

Pipeworks Brewing Co. 24

Revolution Brewing 26

Spiteful Brewing 27

Une Année Brewery 28

The Loop Bar Crawl 30

Chicago, South 33

Breweries

Argus Brewery 35

Baderbrau 36

Lagunitas Brewing Company 38

Marz Community Brewing 40

Motor Row Brewing 41

Moody Tongue Brewing Company 42

Vice District Brewing Company 44

Lincoln Square/North Center Bar Crawl 46

The 'Burbs: North, South, West, Northwest Indiana 53

Breweries

Alter Brewing Company 55

Blue Nose Brewing Company 56

Blue Island Beer Company 57

Buckledown Brewing 58

Church Street Brewing Company 59

Crystal Lake Brewing Company 60

Dry City Brew Works 61

18th Street Brewery 62

Exit Strategy Brewing Co. 63

5 Rabbit Cerveceria 64

Flesk Brewing 66

Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery 67

Hailstorm Brewing Company 69

Imperial Oak Brewing 70

Kinslahger Brewing Company 71

Lake Bluff Brewing Company 73

Light The Lamp Brewery 74

Lunar Brewing Co. 75

Metal Monkey Brewing 77

Mikerphone Brewing Company 78

Miskatonic Brewing Company 79

Noon Whistle Brewing 80

One Trick Pony 82

Only Child Brewery 83

Penrose Brewing Company 84

Pollyanna Brewing Company 86

Scorched Earth Brewing Company 87

Sketchbook Brewing Company 88

Solemn Oath Brewery 90

Temperance Beer Company 91

Ten Ninety Brewing Company 93

3 Floyds 94

350 Brewing Company 95

Tighthead Brewing Company 97

Two Brothers Brewing Company 98

Tribes Beer Company 100

Myths and Legends Brewing Company 100

Werk Force Brewing Company 101

Wild Onion Brewery / The Onion Pub 103

Zumbier 104

Independent Brewpubs 114

Andersonville Brewing 115

Burnt City Brewing Company 116

Band of Bohemia 117

Corridor Brewery & Provisions/DryHop Brewers 119

Eataly (La Birreria) 120

Forbidden Root Restaurant & Brewery 121

Gino's East River North / Gino's Brewing Company 122

Goose Island Clybourn 123

Greenstar Brewing Organic Brewery/Uncommon Ground 125

Haymarket Pub & Brewery 126

Hopvine Brewing Company 127

Horse Thief Hollow 128

The Lucky Monk 129

Mickey Finn's 130

Moxee Kitchen / Mad Mouse Brewery 131

Nevin's Brewing Company 132

Peckish Pig 133

Piece Pizzeria & Brewery 134

Revolution Brewing (Brewpub Location) 135

Smylie Brothers Brewing Company 136

Contract and Alternating Proprietorship Brewers 137

51st Ward 138

Around The Bend 138

Banging Gavel 139

Berghoff Beer 139

Big Shoulders Beer Company 139

Cahoots 140

Chicago Beer Company 140

Hopothesis 140

Twisted Hippo 140

Hop Butcher (For the World) 141

Veteran Beer Company 141

Chain-Style Brewpubs 142

Emmett's Brewing Company 144

Gordon Biersch 144

Granite City 144

Ram Restaurants 144

Rock Bottom 145

Metra Rail's Union Pacific-West Suburban "Crawl" 146

Beer Bars & Restaurants 150

Bad Apple 151

Bangers & Lace 152

Bar On Buena 153

Beer Bistro/Beer Bistro North 153

Beer House 154

Beer Geeks 154

Brixie's 155

Beermiscuous 155

Clark Street Ale House 156

Emporium Arcade Bar 157

First Draft 158

Four Moon Tavern 159

Fountainhead 159

The Green Lady 161

The Grafton 162

The Hopleaf 163

Howells & Hood 164

Jake Melnick's Corner Tap 165

Jerry's Sandwiches 166

Kaiser Tiger 166

Kasey's Tavern 167

Kuma's Corner 168

Links Taproom 169

Local Option 170

Long Room 171

Longman & Eagle 171

Map Room 172

Maria's Packaged Goods & Community Bar 173

Monk's Pub 174

Norse Bar 174

Old Town Pour House 175

Owen & Engine 175

Paddy Long's 176

Plank Road Tap Room 177

The Publican 177

Sheffield's 178

Twisted Spoke 179

Quenchers 180

Villains Chicago 181

Bottle Shops 196

Archer Liquors 197

The Beer Cellar 197

Beershop/The Open Bottle 198

The Beer Temple 199

Binny's 200

Bottles & Cans 200

Puerto Rico Food & Liquor 202

West Lakeview Liquors 202

Recipes from Beer-Friendly Restaurants and Brewpubs 207

The Publican's Mussels 208

The Publican's Barbecue Carrots 208

The Publican's BBQ Rub 209

The Publican's Dill Yogurt Sauce 209

Coffee/Stout Seared Steak Appetizer 210

Bacon Fat Popcorn 210

Spent Grain Pasta 211

Porter Braised Lamb Shank 213

Haymarket Brewpub's Ranch Chips 214

Homebrew Clone Recipes 215

Metropolitan's Krartkshaft Kolsch & Heliostat Zwickel 216

Spiteful Brewery's Alley Time 217

Corridor's Blame John Cusack 218

DryHop's Shark Meets Hipster 219

Imperial Oak: Billy Dee's Coconut Pecan Porter 220

Haymarket Pub & Brewery: Angry Birds American Belgo Rye Pale 220

Penrose Brewing Company: Deminimus Mandarina 221

Index 223

Acknowledgments 227

About the Author 228

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