Samantha Lee

Hopewell Brewing Company

Hopewell Brewing Company

LOGAN SQUARE, CHICAGO

Several years in the making, Hopewell Brewing Company is Chicago's newest brewery you've likely never heard of. Having existed as a brand for the better part of 4 years, this shiny brewery-to-be on Milwaukee Avenue is finally moving along, and quickly. For co-founders Samantha Lee and Stephen Bossu, this venture is a homecoming of sorts. After years of living around the US, they are finally back to their hometown of Chicago to team back up with third partner/founder, Jonathan Fritz. The three met at the University of Illinois, and bonded over homebrewing and one massive summer cross-country camping trip. It was somewhere in between that the idea for Hopewell came to be...