Enjoy locally brewed beers at any of these Chicago and suburban locations!
Friday, April 7th is National Beer Day, and Chicago is home to various craft brews! Celebrate with a tall glass from these local Chicago breweries and bars.
Cruz Blanca Cerveceria and Taqueria mixes brewery and Mexican tapas bar for a unique taste of Mexico City in Chicago. Their beer menu includes Das Bueno doppelbock, Bombita barleywine and Emil biere de garde blend. After choosing a drink pick a taco to pair, or try their Oaxacan-style tlayudas or their shrimp encamaronada quesadillas. Only a 6 minute drive from Catalyst Apartments or an 11 minute walk from Arkadia Towers.
Stop by Vice District Brewing Company for a local Chicago brew! Named for the Red Light Vice Districts of the late 1800s, the South Side brewery has 5 staple beers and specials such as coconut porter, imperial milk stout and my alibi IPA. Grab some local food and sit at the bar with a custom beer, only an 8 minute walk from Vue20.
Enjoy a beer after hours at Howells and Hood! Named after architects John Howells and Raymond Hood, the bar and restaurant features over 199 unique craft beers, and 360 tap beers spread across 3 bars with over 20% dedicated to local Chicago brews. Can’t choose? Try their beer flight for a mix of flavors ad stay for delicious entress and burgers. Located in the historic Tribune Tower and only a 9 minute walk from Grand Plaza or AMLI River North or an 11 minute walk from 400 N. LaSalle.
Try local Sketchbook Brewing Company. Opening its doors in 2014, the local brewery has since grown to includes its own tap room and circulation to over 30 local restaurants. Sketchbook is a community-supported brewery focusing on sustainability and local ingredients with over 25 different brews. Their new Tap Room includes IPAs, Irish stouts, pilsens and a special Black Saison. Only a 3 minute walk from AMLI Evanston!