Updated: The Comprehensive Brewery List of Chicago

The Comprehensive Brewery List of Chicago

Chicago. a town that likes its beer...

Brewery Count: CITY (67), 'BURBS (141).
Scroll down for a full list of breweries in and around Chicago.





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

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. – Pullman [T]

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

Ballast Point 833 West 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 East Ohio St. – River North [K]

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

Bold Dog Beer Company 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]

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) 63rd St. & Halsted – Englewood

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

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 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]

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

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 2717 N. Maplewood Ave. – Logan Square [TR]

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

Maverick Brewing Co. (In Progress) 2137 W. Walnut St. – Near West Side

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

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

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 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]

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

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

Printer's Row Brewing – 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]

Saint Errant (Beer Available) – Northcenter

Smylie Bros. Brewing (Production Facility) 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

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

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




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. Unit C, 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) 2119-2125 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 Street, Batavia, IL [Limited 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 Avenue, 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 (In Progress) 15025 S. Des Plaines St., Plainfield, IL

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 (Beer available) – 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 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]

Lake Zurich Brewing Co. 932 Donata Ct., Lake Zurich, 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]

Mad Hatchet Brewing (In Progress) 913 Brookforest Ave., Shorewood, IL

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

Metal Monkey Brewing 515 Anderson Dr. #900, 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 #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]

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

Peckish Pig 623 Howard St., Evanston, IL 60202 [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 North 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. #100, 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]

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. #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 [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

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]


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. 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 and 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 Chicago