Updated: The Comprehensive Brewery List of Chicago

The Comprehensive Brewery List of Chicago

Chicago. a town that likes its beer...

Brewery Count: CITY (70), 'BURBS (143).
Scroll down for a full list of breweries in and around Chicago.

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IN THE CITY

BREWERY GUIDE: [TR]-TAPROOM, [K]-KITCHEN/BREWPUB, [T]-TOURS

 

Adams Street Brewery | 17 W. Adams St.  |  Loop  [K]

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

Aleman Brewing  | 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. | Pullman [T]

Around the Bend Beer Co.  | 417 N. Ashland Ave. |  West Town  [K]

Ballast Point Brewing  | 833 W. Fulton Market | West Loop  [K]

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

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

Birreria Chicago  | 43 E. Ohio St. | River North  [K]

Bixi Brewery  | 2515 N. Milwaukee Ave. | Logan Square  [K]

Bold Dog Beer Co.  | 417 N. Ashland Ave. |  West Town  [K]

Burnt City Brewing  | 417 N. Ashland Ave. |  West Town  [K]

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

Crushed By Giants (In Planning) | 600 N. Michigan Ave. |  River North

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]

Englewood Brews (In progress)  | 821 W. 63rd St. | Englewood

Eris Brewery & Ciderhouse  | 4240 W. Irving Park Rd. |  Irving Park [K]

Finch Beer Co.  | 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. | West Town  [TR, T]

Goose Island Brewhouse  | 1800 N. Clybourn St. | Lincoln Park  [K, T]

Great Central Brewing Co.  | 221 N Wood St. |  West Town  [TR]

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

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

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

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

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

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

Howard Street Brewing Co. (In Progress) | 1617 W. Howard St. | Rogers Park

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

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.  | 5435 N. Wolcott Ave. |  Chicago

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

Maplewood Brewery & Distillery  | 2717 N. Maplewood Ave. |  Logan Square [TR]

Marz Community Brewing | 3630 S. Iron St. | Bridgeport [K]

Marz Community Brewing (In Planning) | 1965 N. Milwaukee Ave. |  Logan Square

Midwest Coast Brewing Co. (In Progress) | 2137 W. Walnut St. | West Town

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

Middle Brow Beer Co.  | 2840 W. Armitage Ave. |  Logan Square [K]

Moody Tongue Brewing Co. (In Progress) | 2515 S. Wabash Ave. | South Loop

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

Odious Cellars (In Progress) | 3551 W. Armitage Ave. |  Logan Square

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

Off Color Mousetrap  | 1460 N. Kingsbury St.  | Lincoln Park [TR]

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

Omega Yeast (In Planning) | 4739 W. Montrose Ave. |  Old Irving Park

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

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

Ørkenoy (In Progress) | 1757 N. Kimball Ave. | Humboldt Park

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

Pilot Project Brewing (In Progress) | 2140 N. Milwaukee Ave. | Logan Square

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

Pipeworks Brewing Co.  (In Planning) | 2614 N. California Ave. | Logan Square

Printers Row Brewing (Beer Available)  | South Loop

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]

Roebuck (In Progress) | 3159 N. Broadway Ave. | Lakeview

Saint Errant (Beer Available)  | 1800 W. Cuyler St. | Northcenter

Smylie Brothers Brewing Co. | 5435 N. Wolcott | Bowmanville

Spiteful Brewing  | 2050 W. Balmoral Ave. |  Bowmanville [TR]

Twisted Hippo Brewing Co.  | 2925 W. Montrose Ave. |  Albany Park [K]

Urban Renewal Brewery  | 5121 N. Ravenswood Ave. | Ravenswood [Bottle Shop]

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]

9th Hour Brewing Co. (In Planning)  | Lindenhurst, IL

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

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

25 West Brewing Co.  | 2 Stratford Dr. | Bloomingdale, IL [K]

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

95ate5 Brew Pub | 9585 N. Industrial Dr. | St. John, IN [K]

Afterthought Brewing Co. (Beer available)  | 844 N. Ridge Ave. | Lombard, IL

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

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

Banging Gavel Brews (Beer Available) | 17400 Oak Park Ave. | Tinley Park, IL 

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

Belly Up Beer Co. (Beer Available) | Western Springs, IL

Black & Gray Brewing Co.  | 311 Barrington Ave. | East Dundee, IL [TR]

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]

Cahoots Brewing (Beer available) | Oak Park, IL

Cary Ale House & Brewing Co.  | 208 W. Main Street | Cary, IL [K]

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

Cognito Brewery  | 8622 Louisiana Pl. | Merrillville, IN [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 and G Brewing Co.  | 303 N. 4th Street | St. Charles, IL [TR]

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

Double Clutch Brewing Co. (In Planning) | 2119 Ashland Ave. | Evanston, IL

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

Elder Brewing Co.  | 218 E. Cass St | Joliet, IL [TR]

Elmhurst Brewing Co. | 171 N. Addison Ave. | Elmhurst, IL [K]

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]

Energy City Brewing  | 2 1/2 W. Wilson St. | Batavia, IL [Bottle Shop]

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

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

FIBS Brewing (In Planning)  | 260 Howard Ave. | Des Plaines, IL

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

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

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

Garage Band Brewing | 15025 S. Des Plaines St. | Plainfield, IL [TR]

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]

Harbor Brewing Co. | 811 Sheridan Rd. | Winthrop Harbor, IL [TR]

Hickory Creek Brewing Co.  | 1005 W. Laraway Rd. | New Lenox, IL [TR]

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

Hop Butcher for the World  | 1000 N. Frontage Rd. | Darien, IL

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

Ike and Oak Brewing Co.  | 6315 Main St. | Woodridge, IL [K]

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

Itasca Brewing Co.  | 400 E. 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]

Lake Zurich Brewing Co.  | 932 Donata Ct. | Lake Zurich, IL [TR]

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

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

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

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

Mad Hatchet Brewing | 913 Brookforest Ave. | Shorewood, IL [TR]

McHenry Brewing Company  | 3425 Pearl St. | McHenry, IL [TR]

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

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

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

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

Mokena Brewing Co. (In Progress)  | 19031 Old LaGrange Rd. | Mokena, IL

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

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

Nevin's Brewing Co./Midnight Pig  | 12337 S. Rte. 59 | 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 Lake Brewing | 1 Lake St. | Oak Park, IL [K]

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

Only Child Brewing  | 1350 Tri State Pkwy. |  Gurnee, IL [TR]

Oswego Brewing Co.  | 61 Main St. | Oswego, IL [TR]

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

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

Phase Three Brewing Co. (In Progress) | 932 Donata Ct. | Lake Zurich, IL

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

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

Pollyanna Brewing Co. – Roselare  | 245 E. Main St. | Roselle, 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]

Ravinia Brewing  | 582 Roger Williams Ave. | Highland Park, IL [K]

The Red Barn  | 303 E. Kensington Rd. | Mount Prospect, IL [K]

River Hawk Brewing | 24735 W. Eames St. | Channahon, IL [TR]

Riverlands Brewing Co. | 1860 Dean St. | St. Charles, IL [TR]

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

Rock Bottom – Bolingbrook  | 639 E. Boughton Rd. | Bolingbrook, IL [K]

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]

Scallywag Brewing  | 41 N. Cass Ave. | Westmont, IL [TR]

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

Sew Hop’d | 1 Union Special Plaza | Huntley, IL [TR]

ShadowView Brewing | 2400 Lake Shore Dr. | Woodstock, 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 Brewery  | 8102 Lemont Rd. | Woodridge, IL [TR]

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

Small Town Brewery  | 1000 N. Rand Rd. | Wauconda, IL [TR, T]

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

Solemn Oath Brewery  | 1661 Quincy Ave. | 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 [TR]

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

Trail's Edge Brewing Co.  | 20 Kansas St. | Frankfort, IL [K]

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

Tribes Brewery & Taproom  | 11120 Front St. | Mokena, IL [TR]

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

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

Two Hound Red (In Progress) | 486 Pennsylvania Ave. | Glen Ellyn, IL

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

Vice District Brewing | 18022 Dixie Hwy. | Homewood, IL [TR]

Viking Artisan Ales (In Progress) | Griffith, IN

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

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

Whiskey Hill Brewing | 1115 Zygmunt Cir. | Westmont, IL [TR]

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

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

Will County Brewing Co.  | 1142 W. Jefferson St. | Shorewood, IL [TR]

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

Woggly Square Brewing Co. (Beer Available) | Tinley Park, IL

Wolfden Brewing  | 112 W. Lake St. | Bloomingdale, IL [TR]

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


DEFUNCT BREWERIES

SINCE 2012

 

4 Paws Brewing  | Bowmanville, Chicago

51st Ward Brewing | Westmont, IL

Ale Syndicate  | Logan Square, Chicago

Aquanaut Brewing Co.  | Bowmanville, Chicago

Arcade Brewery  | Logan Square, Chicago

Baderbräu  | Bronzeville, Chicago

Berghoff Beer Co. | Loop, Chicago

Big Hurt Brewhouse | Berwyn, IL

Black Belt Brewery  | Lake Zurich, IL

Brass Restaurant & Brewery  | South Barrington, IL

Breakroom Brewery  | Albany Park, Chicago

Bucket List Brewing | Chicago

Cademon Brewing Co. | Genoa, IL

Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company  | McHenry, IL

Chicago Beer Company | West Loop, Chicago

Flatlander's Restaurant & Brewery  | Lincolnshire, IL

Goose Island Wrigleyville | Lakeview, Chicago

Harrison's Restaurant & Brewery  | Orland Park, IL

Hopper's Garage Brewing Company  | Antioch, IL

Like Minds Brewing | West Town, Chicago

Mad Mouse Brewery | University Village, Chicago

Moonshine | Wicker Park, Chicago

Present Tense Fine Ales  | South Loop, Chicago

Ram Restaurant & Brewery | Schaumburg, IL

Ram Restaurant & Brewery  | Wheeling, IL

Seery Athlone Brewing  | Addison, IL

Slapshot Brewing Co. | Lawndale, Chicago

Sullers Past Brewing | South Loop, Chicago

Vice District – Chicago | South Loop, Chicago