Tag: brewery

Where to Drink in Queens and Brooklyn

I have been to Manhattan more times than I can remember; therefore, it was time to explore other areas. I chose to make some craft beer memories in Queens and Brooklyn. I stayed in Queens so let’s start with that. I enjoyed this place so much I visited it twice in two days. The Baroness... Read more »

Indoor Beer Garden at Old Irving Brewing

The wow factor was on alert the moment I entered Old Irving Brewing. The venue is chic, spotless, and warehouse-style with extremely affable staff. It was immediately apparent a lot of thought went into the design of the space. Several unique touches were noted with my favorite being the bench and pillows underneath a quote... Read more »

Cop a Squat at Haymarket Pub & Brewery

Haymarket Pub & Brewery is an energetic, fetching venue that will leave you wanting to return again and again. The West Loop pub has room to move and provides excellent service. They offer a killer food menu (I especially like the Margherita Pizza, Vegan Burger, and Sweet Potato Tots). More importantly, Haymarket offers 23 tantalizing... Read more »
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Half Acre Goes the Whole Nine Yards

It’s been a minute since I visited Half Acre Beer Company, and it didn’t take long to realize I need to return sooner rather than later. The Lincoln Brewery tap room in the North Center neighborhood was bustling early afternoon on a Thursday, yet the service was top-notch. The venue is sleek, bright, and colorful with... Read more »

Rock a Flight at Empirical Brewery

This industrial style brewery in Ravenswood is your home away from home. It’s spacious, funky, has oodles of board games, and Fido is welcome. The taproom would make an excellent venue for a party or after work gathering due to the open space. Food isn’t available; however, feel free to bring your own or have... Read more »

Vice District Brewing - A Hidden Gem in the South Loop

I had the pleasure of discovering this hidden gem while hanging out in the South Loop. Vice District Brewing offers an unassuming vibe and is a great place to relax for a few hours. The space is industrial-style with garage-style windows that open seasonally. During my visit, the bartender was extremely friendly and helpful when... Read more »
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