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UPDATED: Chicago Craft Crawl #9: Brown Line

UPDATED: Chicago Craft Crawl #9: Brown Line

NORTH SIDE, CHICAGO

UPDATED: Our ninth Chicago Craft Crawl leads us to the North Side and some of the finest beer bars and breweries the city has to offer. In fact, with so many choices for a beer north of the Loop, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Keep it simple and start with our CCC #9...

UPDATED: Chicago Craft Crawl #10: Malt Row

UPDATED: Chicago Craft Crawl #10: Malt Row

NORTHSIDE, CHICAGO

UPDATED: The Ravenswood Corridor and surrounding area is home to some of Chicago’s best and most diverse beer options. With a bevy of breweries (and a renowned distillery) planting their roots in the area, it truly has become Chicago’s Malt Row. So set aside a Saturday for our Chicago Craft Crawl v. X.

Wild Brewing with Sweden's Brekeriet

Wild Brewing with Sweden's Brekeriet

LANDSKRONA, SWEDEN

One craft brewery, three brothers hailing from southern Sweden, and a whole lot of microorganisms: this is Brekeriet. Back in 2012, the brothers Ek were ahead of the curve opening Sweden's first all brett fermented brewery. What they didn't realize at the time was their decision to focus on nontraditional fermented beers saved their brewery from catastrophic disaster.