With an explosion of new breweries popping up around the city, and some of the best tavern culture in the world, Chicago has truly become a beer and brewery haven for everyone from the casual beer fan to craft beer connoisseurs alike. New and independent brewers as well as more established beer brands are getting "crafty" with unique ingredients and complex brewing styles on an infinite canvas that has become that art of beer brewing. There is no better time than now to immerse yourself in the tipping point of craft beer culture in Chicago and we have some amazing options below that will help you start off on the right foot.


STAY and BREW at the JW Marriott Chicago - BOOK NOW

The JW Marriott Chicago is offering guests and locals alike the opportunity to sip, stay, and ride through the Windy City with the Lagunitas Beercation Package.

JW Marriott Chicago Beercation guests will be greeted in-room with a selection of Lagunitas craft brews and will be provided complimentary transportation via Uber to shuttle patrons to and from the brewery in Pilsen/Douglas Park. After a tour of the new state-of-the-art facility along with a trip to their TapRoom, Lagunitas lovers can retreat to luxury accommodations at the hotel for some well-deserved rest and relaxation. For the ultimate farewell, guests can bid "Bon Beerage" to the Windy City with one of Lagunitas signature mason jars. Package rates start at $204 per night; available now through May 8, 2016. Use promo code W36 to book.


DISCOVER MORE with History on Tap

History on Tap specializes in private tours through Chicago's Beer culture and history. It's a fun, easy, and a thirst-free way to get knee deep into history. Private walking tours are a great option, and a unique and fun way to spend time with friends and family. The options are endless and History on Tap pride themselves in customizing a tavern tour experience just for you and your group.

History on Tap believes that taverns, beer history and drinking culture are useful and familiar tools to teach diverse audiences about a city's past.  By researching records, collecting oral histories and collaborating with other experts, portraits of the past amazingly come to life.  History On Tap aims to provide factual historic information to anyone wanting to learn about history in a fun and social way.

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