The essential Chicago brewery for out-of-town visitors? We have some answers
Chicago — It started, as many things do, with a text message: “If you had a friend coming to town and had to recommend one Chicago brewery to hit, what would you recommend?”
The question was at once simple and impossible to answer.
Like Chicago’s restaurant scene, its robust brewing landscape is best thought of as a tapestry, a series of visions and approaches offering experiences that complement each other. No one eats at only one restaurant; why visit only one brewery?