Chicago Craft Beer: From Revolution to Evolution

October 11, 2014

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Okay, here’s the deal: I love Chicago. I love history. I love beer. And all in that order. I love them so much that I have made a career of pulling all three together. I’ve always said that if I could live in Chicago during a specific time period, I would choose the late 1870s. We were a thriving beer town with nothing but hope for both beer makers and beer consumers. A thirsty and creative city full of promise. A population that pulled together to build community for a greater sudsy good. Greatness was our destiny – our only destiny.

And suddenly it’s 2014 and, in beer terms, history repeats itself. If you are a Chicago booster, history fan, and beer advocate, then this is the time to be in this great urban center. Here’s a glimpse into some of our newer craft breweries.

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