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Chicago Beer Experience Beer Tours

915 W. Oakdale Ave., Chicago, IL 60657
+1 866-736-6343
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Ranked #9 of 221 Activities in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Food & Drink
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Owner description: Chicago Beer Experience Beer Tours offer walkable beer tasting and bar tours in Chicago! Our initial tour takes place in the Lincoln Park/Lakeview Neighborhoods on Chicago's North Side. You'll taste several craft beers, learn about Chicago history from 1833 to the present, and even eat some bacon! Tours are led by a trained guide, who will weave Chicago history and beer together in a fun, informative way while visiting four establishments, some of which have been around since the days of Prohibition. Perfect for men and women ages 21 to 121, individuals and groups, from bachelor parties to corporate outings, we've got something for everyone. Book your beer tour today!

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New Mexico
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15 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We took this tour on Sat. Nov. 15. There were lots of beer tastings on the tour, but very little information of any value. Lots of generic stuff. Unfortunately the bars that we went to were crowded and noisy, so it was really hard to hear anything the tour guide said. We have take other walking tours before in this... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend and I went on the Lincoln Park tour. We were part of a group of 19 land Phil was our guide. I was a bit apprehensive at first because of the size of our group and the length of time of the tour but in hindsight, I wouldn't change a thing. We sampled so many different beers and... More

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Folsom, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

We had a great time on the beer experience tour. We were amazed at the variety and quantity of beer that you got throughout the tour and thoroughly enjoyed our time with the other people on our tour and our fabulous tour guide!!! My husband particularly like the stop that had bacon pairings with our beer samples! So much fun,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

My husband and I did the Lincoln park/ Lakeview tour on a Saturday afternoon. We are new to Chicago and this was a great way to spend an afternoon exploring our new neighborhood/city. The beer variety was tasty and our tourguide was entertaining and very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend this tour and will likely try the Wrigleyville tour as well.

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

What a fun way to spend a Saturday afternoon. Day drinking! You get to hang with your friends, make new friends and try about 20 different beers. We enjoyed the company and the knowledge of our guide Natalie for the Lincoln Park/Lakeview tour and would like to go back some time and do the Wicker Park tour.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This was my first brewery tour and I lived it. Our guide was fun and full of knowledge. The bacon pairing was a great addition. Lisa

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Phil is the bomb (tour guide)!!! Knowledgeable about Chicago history, each destination we visited and the uniqueness behind each beer we sampled. Wear comfortable shoes, as you will be exploring an awesome neighborhood and visiting some establishments you would more than likely never visit (neighborhood joints). Great time meeting new people from all over the country.... food pairing at one... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Had a great time on the Chicago Beer Experience. Our guide Phil was friendly, personable, and professional. It was fun meeting new people and visiting places I wouldn't have discovered on my own. I was a bit worried visiting a "Bacon Bar" being a vegetarian, but I was pleasantly surprised by a lovely hummus platter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We took the beer tour this weekend and had a blast! Our tour guide Phil was very knowledgable and made some on the spot adjustments when the preselected beers were not available. The substitutes did just fine. We had a great time getting to know other people from the group and were disappointed when our 3 hour tour was over.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We went on the lakeview beer tour this past weekend and it was a great time! It was a great opportunity to experience a section of the city and some new beer. We especially liked the bacon & beer pairings. That was really unique and delicious. We also enjoyed the group setting. We got to know some of the other... More

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