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Belly up to the bar and take a swig of Chicago's beer history with this new look at the Windy City's best and most historic brews and breweries. Included are Chicago's most prominent and significant craft breweries, with intricate details on history, important personalities and events in the breweries' past, top beers and more.
|Publisher:||History Press, The|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Denise Neu earned her PhD at the University of New Orleans and now resides in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. In addition to a career in public policy and community development, she is a humanities scholar and longtime craft beer enthusiast. Combining her love of great beer and her training as an urban social scientist, she hopes that you will enjoy her pint-sized history lessons along with your pint.
Table of Contents
Introduction: A Pint-Sized History of Brewing in Chicago (and Some Rambling About Urban History) 11
Argus Brewery 17
Crown Brewing 23
Flossmoor Station Restaurant and Brewery 29
Goose Island Clybourn Brewpub 36
Goose Island Wrigleyville Brewpub 42
Half Acre Beer Company 49
Hamburger Mary's 55
Haymarket Pub and Brewery 62
Limestone Brewing Company 69
Metropolitan Brewing 76
Mickey Finn's Brewery 83
The Onion Pub and Brewery 89
Piece Brewery and Pizzeria 95
Two Brothers Roundhouse 101
Two Brothers Tap House and Brewing Company 109
Appendix: Planning Your Brewery Visits 117
About the Author 127