Lagunitas

What’s better than an awesome brewery tour in Chicago? A FREE brewery tour, obviously. Here’s your guide to all the free brewery tours in Chicago (and some that are just $10/person), and yes, most of them include a free drink too.

 

 

LAGUNITAS BREWING COMPANY

Lagunitas Brewing Company Chicago

Lagunitas Chicago is located in Douglas Park, and features a tap room, retail shop, and frequent live music. Tours and tastings are offered daily! Check their website for FREE tour times. Reservations are not needed.

Lagunitas Brewing Company  |  2607 W. 17th Street  |  773-522-1308

 

 

LAKE EFFECT BREWING COMPANY

Located just outside of Irving Park, this brewery offers hands-on and personal tours. Learn how a small brewery operates and taste their latest beers. Tours are FREE on Saturdays and Sundays. Sign up here.

Lake Effect Brewing Company |  4727 W. Montrose Avenue, #C  |  312-523-5141

 

 

ON TOUR BREWING COMPANY

On Tour Brewing Company

This microbrewery is on Hubbard Street in West Town. They have a dozen or so beers on tap in their industrial-style tasting room and also sell cans to take home. No reservations are necessary for a tour ($10/person). 

On Tour Brewing Company  |   1725 W. Hubbard Street  |  312-796-3119

 

 

BEGYLE BREWING COMPANY

Begyle Brewing Company

Book a tour at this Lakeview brewery to learn everything you ever wanted to know about beer. Saturday tours last 90 minutes, cost $10 and include three pours AND a glass to take home. Get tickets here.

Begyle Brewing Company  |  1800 W. Cuyler Avenue  |  773-661-6963

 

 

EMPIRICAL BREWERY

Empirical Brewery

Explore “the science of beer” in Ravenswood. This brewery has cats roaming around that protect the grain from rodents! Tour includes beer sampling, a pub glass, and hopefully a cat sighting. Learn more about the $10 brewery tours and take a look at the schedule.

Empirical Brewery  |  1801 W. Foster Avenue  |  773-654-3104

 

 

5 RABBIT CERVECERÍA

Located by Midway Airport, this brewery is just slightly outside of city limits. A tour, beer and souvenir pint glass is just $10.

5 Rabbit Cervecería  |  6398 74th Street  |  312-895-9591

 

 

HALF ACRE BEER COMPANY 

Half Acre Brewing Company

Grab a brew and a burrito at this microbrewery in North Center. Tours happen every Saturday and are $10, cash only. This includes three pours and a souvenir glass. Make sure to get there early! Find more information here.

Half Acre Beer Company  |  4257 N. Lincoln Avenue  |  773-248-4038

 

 

REVOLUTION BREWING

This unique brewery is inside of a renovated warehouse in Avondale (this facility is in addition to their brewpub in the Logan Square neighborhood). They serve up tasty craft beer, and the first-come, first-served tours and beer samples are FREE. Check here for the schedule.

Revolution Brewing  |  3340 N. Kedzie  |  773-588-CANS

 

 

OFF COLOR BREWING

Off Color Brewing
Located near the Logan Square neighborhood, this smaller and highly underrated brewery offers tours and samples for $10. Check times here.

Off Color Brewing  |  3925 W. Dickens Avenue  |  773-687-8245


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