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Piece Brewery
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1927 West North Avenue
Chicago IL 60622
Telephone: +1 773-772-4422
Hours: Open daily at 11:30am.
Brewer: Jonathan Cutler
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Visited: June 10, 2013

Opened: 2001

Contributor: Siegfried Binge

Piece was named Champion Small Brewpub of the Year at the 2006 World Beer Cup.

Updated: January 14, 2020

Beer List

    • Date: March 1, 2002 (#4265)
      Package: real ale
      Place: Real Ale Festival, Chicago IL
      Score: 18 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Black, moderate head. Roasty, hoppy aroma. Thick, black, burnt and roasty and bitter.

  • Awards:

  • 7.00% abv.
    • Date: June 10, 2013 (#9176)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Amber, clear. Dense head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Very mildly fruity, toasty.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, smooth. Grassy and malty, with a low-medium bitterness. Floral hops in the finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      "Beer In Progress", because the recipe changes every time they brew it.

  • Smoke-Flavored Beer
    8.00% abv.
    • Date: June 10, 2013 (#9172)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Thick creamy head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Smoky, roasty, mildly grassy.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium-big creamy body. Lots of malt, sweet, roasty, smoky. Low bitterness. Big malty, fairly smoky finish, warming.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • Session Beer
    4.50% abv.
    • Date: June 10, 2013 (#9175)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 18½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Yellow, opaque. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Big spicy, piney hops.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light body, moderate carbonation. Big spicy, piney hop flavor, low-medium bitterness.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Tasty session beer! "BEER...A collaboration with Half Acre Beer Co., using the finest ingredients you would find in beer.

  • South German-Style Dunkel Weizen/Weissbier
    6.00% abv.

  • Dysfunctonale
    American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.50% abv.

  • Fornicator Maibock
    German-Style Heller Bock/Maibock

  • Golden Arm
    German-Style Kölsch/Köln-Style Kölsch
    5.00% abv.

  • It's Your Fault
    German-Style Altbier

  • Jockey Full of Bourbon
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Dark Beer

  • Surrender
    French-Style Bière de Garde
    8.50% abv.

  • Swingin' Single
    Belgian- and French-Style Ale

  • The Weight
    American-Style Pale Ale

  • Top Heavy Hefeweizen
    South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier

  • Wingnut
    Imperial or Double India Pale Ale

  • Worryin' Ale
    American-Style Rye Beer