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Flatlander's Restaurant & Brewery
(Closed)
200 Village Green
Lincolnshire IL 60069
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Notes

Visited: April 7, 1998

Opened: 1996

Closed: 2012

Annual Production: 3,200 bbl

Contributors: Dave Chapman, Patrick Duby, Russ Sher

Formerly rumored to be relocating to Mundelein as a production brewery with a restaurant in Vernon Hills, the equipment has been moved to the new Big Chicago Brewing Company.

Updated: June 10, 2012

Beer List

    • Date: August 11, 2001 (#3869)
      Package: draught
      Place: Great Taste of the Midwest, Madison WI
      Score: 13 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden brown, good head. Spicy hop aroma, cheesy. Light body, toasty flavor.
    • Date: April 4, 1998 (#2637)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber brown, medium head. Caramel aroma. Real fruity, floral, bitter. Nice beer.
    • Date: April 4, 1998 (#2638)
      Package: real ale
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Red-amber, hazy, massive head. Smells yeasty. Thick, creamy, bitterish - a completely different beer.

    • Date: April 4, 1998 (#2640)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Golden, moderate carbonation, good head. Smells sweet, hint of alcohol. Big body, fair sweetness, some alcohol. Good balance. Drying at the end.

  • Scottish-Style Export Ale
    • Date: April 4, 1998 (#2639)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Deep red, moderate carbonation, thick head. Not much aroma. Pretty smoky, fairly big body. A little sweetness behind the smoke.

  • American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    • Date: April 4, 1998 (#2636)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber, moderate carbonation, good head. Real nice malt aroma. High carbonation, medium body, fruity, kinda bitter.
    • Date: April 4, 1998 (#2643)
      Package: real ale
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 20 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Bright amber, pretty clear, massively dense head. Bright herbal hop aroma. Thick, big bittery hop flavor, real smooth. Excellent beer.

  • Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout

  • Olde Orchard Ale
    Garden (Fruit Wheat) Beer

  • Prairie Wheat Beer
    Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast

  • Winter Delight
    Old Ale