The craft beer scene is exploding across the country and 林肯 Park is home to one of the pioneers that helped this movement really take off. But a visit to 林肯 Park for craft beer favorites doesn’t end at the iconic brewery with a bird in its logo. 当地的商店, restaurants and watering holes curate amazing lists of craft beers from the Midwest and across the country. Don’t miss these stops for a taste of some amazing selections.
Start at the brewpub where it all began in 1988 – 鹅岛! Take a tour of their brand new, state of the art brewhouse and see how their brewery operates. After the tour, stick around for dinner and flight of your favorites.
Hungry for a great craft beer and meal pairing? With options ranging from pizza and burgers to small plates and more, 林肯 Park’s diverse dining scene has made the leap to ensure their guests have access to the newest and most popular craft beers available today. 访问 Tapster 林肯 Park for Chicago’s first ever fully self-serve craft tasting room including beer, 酒, 鸡尾酒, 康普茶, 咖啡, and many other unique options. If you’re looking to keep it simple and maybe catch the game, head to 煤气灯酒吧 (2450 N. Clark) for a slice of pizza or some mini tacos and a cold one.
How about a craft beer bar crawl? Start your adventure at 林肯站 (2430 N. 林肯), before making your way a short distance east to 不忠实的 (2771 N. 林肯),或者 破碎的桶 (2548 N. Southport) where you’ll find rotating taps of local and national favorites as well as specials and unique-to-Chicago decor. Don’t forget to try the craft selection at Maplewood啤酒厂 (2717 N. ), 色差酝酿 (1460 N. 金斯伯里). 干杯!
Insider Tip: Happy hour is back! For decades the age-old tradition of drink specials during a certain time of day was illegal in Chicago. But 2015 welcomed it back, so scope out the deals before heading out for your favorite IPA.