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4257 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago IL 60618
Telephone: +1 773-248-4038
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday noon-11:00pm, Friday noon-2:00am, Saturday 11:00am-2:00am, Sunday 11:00am-11:00pm. Tours Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00pm.
Brewer: Matt Gallagher
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Notes

Visited: June 11, 2013

Opened: 2006

Annual Production: 30,000 bbl

Contributors: Diane Crawford, Erik Nelson, Ralph Wells

Updated: January 17, 2016

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Beer List

  • 5.50% abv.
    • Date: June 11, 2013 (#9190)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Appearance (3)
      Yellow, translucent. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Very mild citrus.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light, fizzy. Big citrus hop flavor, low-medium bitterness, higher in the finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • 5.00% abv.

  • 6.00% abv.

  • 7.30% abv.

  • 5.00% abv.

  • 6.50% abv.

  • 7.00% abv.

  • 10.00% abv.

  • 5.40% abv.

  • 5.00% abv.

  • 6.10% abv.

  • 7.00% abv.

  • 6.00% abv.

  • 6.00% abv.

  • 7.50% abv.

  • 7.00% abv.

  • 5.20% abv.
    • Date: June 11, 2013 (#9188)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright golden-amber. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mild citrusy hops.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, smooth. Medium-big citrusy bitterness all the way through. Fruity bitter finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    5.00% abv.

  • American-Style Strong Pale Ale
    8.50% abv.

  • French & Belgian-Style Saison
    5.00% abv.

  • Garden (Fruit) Beer
    7.00% abv.

  • American-Style Amber/Red Ale

  • American-Style India Pale Ale

  • Golden or Blonde Ale
    4.20% abv.
    • Date: June 11, 2013 (#9191)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden, hazy. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Floral. Mildly malty.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light body, moderate carbonation. Sweet malt and floral hops. Low grassy bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Foreign (Export)-Style Stout
    6.50% abv.

  • Herb and Spice Beer
    5.50% abv.

  • Other Strong Beer
    8.00% abv.


  • German-Style Märzen/Oktoberfest
    6.00% abv.

  • French & Belgian-Style Saison

  • German-Style Schwarzbier
    7.00% abv.

  • Barley Wine-Style Ale

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.00% abv.

  • Fresh Hop Ale
    6.00% abv.

  • Specialty Beer
    8.00% abv.

  • Imperial or Double India Pale Ale
    9.50% abv.
    • Date: June 11, 2013 (#9193)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright golden. Low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Fruity hops, very mild malt.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium-big body, smooth. Lots of sweet malt. Big fruity hop flavor, medium bitterness. Clean malty, fruity finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Bohemian-Style Pilsener
    5.70% abv.

  • 6.00% abv.

  • Pony
    German-Style Pilsener
    5.75% abv.

  • Quakerbridge
    Barley Wine-Style Ale
    10.00% abv.

  • Rooftop Honey Wheat Beer
    Specialty Honey Beer

  • Sanguis Ale
    Garden (Fruit) Beer
    6.00% abv.

  • Shewolf India Pale Ale
    American-Style India Pale Ale
    7.50% abv.

  • Small Animal Big Machine
    Belgian-Style Fruit Lambic
    9.00% abv.

  • Space
    American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.70% abv.

  • Stargrazer
    American-Style Pilsener
    6.00% abv.

  • Sticky Fat American Dark Ale
    American-Style Stout
    6.30% abv.

  • Sunday in Saigon
    French & Belgian-Style Saison
    6.00% abv.

  • Taco Day
    American-Style Strong Pale Ale
    6.70% abv.

  • Tasty Waves
    American-Style Pale Ale
    5.00% abv.

  • The Chairman Imperial Red Ale
    Imperial or Double Red Ale
    9.50% abv.

  • The Grotto

  • The Hammer, The Bullet & The Vise
    English-Style Brown Ale
    5.00% abv.

  • The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game
    Herb and Spice Beer
    5.50% abv.

  • The Invasion
    German-Style Heller Bock/Maibock
    7.00% abv.

  • Thunder and Son Brown Ale
    Other Strong Beer
    12.00% abv.

  • Tomten Winter Ale
    American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    6.50% abv.

  • Two Tugs Brown Ale
    American-Style Brown Ale
    8.00% abv.

  • Vallejo India Pale Ale
    American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.70% abv.

  • Van Horn English Bitter
    Classic English-Style Pale Ale
    5.80% abv.