Chicago has a great selection of micro, national and nano breweries. From sours to lagers to barrel aged beers - there is something for everyone. As far as brewery tours in Chicago, you also have a great selection to pick from.

Best Chicago Beer Tours

The following ratings are based on my own experience at some point in recent years of touring the breweries. Your own experience may be better or worse than mine but hopefully, you have a great time. There are many more breweries in Chicago that I have yet to tour so hopefully I can finish this list in the near future.

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    On Tour Brewing Company

    About On Tour Brewing Company Mark is convinced the perfect pint is best paired with live music and a great friends. A third-generation Chicago native, Mark and his wife Amanda moved to Denver, Colorado in 2009 where he had a day job in operations management, perfecting the art of customer service and moonlighted as a […]

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    Marz Community Brewing & Taproom

    The Marz Collective Brewing is group of homebrewers, professional brewers and artists that met while drinking beers at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar. Marz Community Brewing Co makes small, artisanal batches of beer in a sustainable and socially responsible manner. Marz supports various cultural and social platforms that help us build the community of […]

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    Off Color Brewing - The MouseTrap

    About Off Color Brewing Mousetrap The taproom is kid-friendly until 4pm Saturday and 6pm the rest of the week. Otherwise, we are a 21+ establishment. Off Color Brewing Mousetrap Parking There is some street parking but there is a ton around the Mousetrap so during the evening expect to park down the street at a […]

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    Revolution Brewing

    About Revolution Brewing REVOLUTION IS ILLINOIS’ LARGEST INDEPENDENTLY-OWNED BREWERY. The change in the U.S. beer scene has undoubtedly been revolutionary. We are proud of what we have accomplished in our short time to become a leader and innovator in the industry. The evolving tastes of beer drinkers has demanded bigger flavors, more variety, and better […]

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    Empirical Brewery

    About Empirical Brewery The science behind the beer Empirical is named after our process: we use empirical observations to improve our beer. The brewers test new recipes on a custom 1-barrel pilot system on a regular basis with two goals in mind: explore new styles, or refine previously created recipes. Our taproom is our laboratory, […]

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    Spiteful Brewing

    We are a Chicago nanobrewery committed to brewing proper beer and delivering it to Chicagoans one case at a time.. We brew on a 3.5 bbl brew house and have a combination of 5bbl and 7bbl fermenters. HOURS: Monday & Tuesday: Closed Wednesday + Thursday: 4pm – 10pm Friday: 12pm – 12am Saturday: 11am – […]

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    Half Acre Brewery - Balmoral

    Our Tap Room is located at our Balmoral brewery, at 2050 W. Balmoral Ave. Please note, the entrance to our tap room is through our parking lot, on Rascher Avenue. (one block north) Half Acre staff splits tips evenly. Please feel free to request service from any Half Acre employee at any time. We have […]

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    5 RABBIT CERVECERÍA

    5 Rabbit is the first US based Latin American-inspired brewery. We hope to bring the energy, passion and amazing richness of Latin culture and cuisine to the delicious world of craft beer. 5 Rabbit Cerveceria from averyhouse. 5 Rabbit Brewery Review They do not serve food, but try to make food available through outside vendors, […]

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    Chicago Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

    There are quite a few Rock Bottom breweries across the US with most of them in just a fair number of states (17 as of this review but most are in CO and IL with CA and IN having more than one). They remind me of Gordon Biersch Breweries in that they are chains but […]

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    Mad Mouse Brewery - Closed 6/2017

    About Mad Mouse Brewery It also is known as Moxee Barbecue & Cajun and Mad Mouse Brewery – just in case you are confused! A small, Chicago brewery that concocts unique specialty beers in three half-barrel batches. Our recipes are developed and executed by our resident brewer, Phil Zelewsky. Mad Mouse Brewery Hours Monday: Closed […]

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    Vice District Brewing

    About Vice District Brewing Curtis Tarver II and Quintin Cole, co-owners of Vice District Brewing, were two strangers who happened to buy homes across the street from one another. Both natives to Chicago’s Southside themselves, they soon realized that their comparable life experiences influenced a similar sense of community. After only a few conversations, Curtis […]

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    Corridor Brewery & Provisions

    About Corridor Brewery & Provisions Corridor Brewery & Provisions is a Farmhouse craft brewery and restaurant in Chicago’s West Lakeview neighborhood, located in the center of the Southport Corridor. Corridor Brewery Hours Monday: 11am-11pm Tuesday: 11am-11pm Wednesday: 11am-Midnight Thursday: 11am-Midnight Friday: 11am-Midnight Saturday: 10am-Midnight (Brunch 10am-2pm) Sunday: 10am-11pm (Brunch 10am-2pm) Corridor Brewery Review Being on […]

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    Baderbrau Brewing Company (Closed 6/2018)

    Baderbräu is a 25,000 sqft craft brewery located at the corner of 25th and Wabash in Chicago, IL. We make lager and wheat beers that are flavorful, crushable, and affordable. The brewery was founded to revive Chicagoland’s original craft beer, a Czech-style pilsener that was popular in the early to mid nineties. Our founder, Rob […]

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    Goose Island Tap Room

    About Goose Island Brewery & Tap Room Summer Hours THU 2-8pm FRI 2-9pm SAT 12-9pm SUN 12-6pm Goose Island Brewery Tour & Tasting The tour of our production brewery is limited to a small group and gives in-depth knowledge of how our brewery operates. During the tour, guests will be guided through all aspects of […]

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    Hopewell Brewing Company

    About Hopewell Brewing Company The Hopewell team of three (Jonathan, Stephen and Samantha) has muscle, brains and good looks. We leave it up to you guess who’s who. With a nod to tradition as well as innovation (we love the future), we are committed to making the beer that we want to drink. Unpretentious, fresh, […]

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