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Chicago Beer Experience Beer Tours

915 W. Oakdale Ave., Chicago, IL 60657
(866) 736-6343
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Ranked #11 of 209 Activities in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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... more » 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! « less
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Fort Pierce, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We recommend this tour as fun for all ages (above 21 of course). Our group ranged from seniors to 20 somethings and we all had a great afternoon. Our guide, Chris, kept us entertained with beer facts interspersed with tidbits of local lure while we sampled numerous brews. The bars were diverse and the walks between them gave us a... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Just went on the beer tour with two friends, and we all had a great time (even the one that isn't a beer lover)! Phil was very knowledgeable on the different beer, making beer, fun facts about the history of Chicago and beer and of course the notorious Al Capone. He was also a pro at the punny jokes! Long... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Our group had a great time on the tour of Lakeview and Lincoln Park. Our tour guide, Natalie was friendly, knowledgeable and made sure everyone on the tour was having a great time. Tons of beers to sample and some light tastings made for a great time and we were all actually sad when it was over (after 3 hours!)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I surprised my husband with tickets to the Lakeview & Lincoln Park beer tour during our trip to Chicago as he is a beer enthusiast and he absolutely loved it and I don't even drink beer and thought it was an excellent way to spend a portion of our vacation! Nathalie was our fantastic and knowledgable tour guide and provided... More

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Richfield, Minnesota
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25 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My wife and I really enjoyed the tour and the tastings. Our tour guide Phil did a great job of telling interesting stories about the beers, the companies and also the establishments we visited. Would highly recommend to anyone that enjoys beer and a little Chicago history along the way. If Phil is your tour guide, you must demand he... More

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We recently went on the Lakeview/Lincoln Park beer tour. We had an amazing time!!! We had two guides (Lauren and Phil) because Lauren was in training. She did a great job at leading the tour and Phil did a excellent job at adding additional details along the way! The beer tastings were awesome. There was a wide variety of beers... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We love the beer experience! Meet new people, drink beer, eat bacon! What can be better then that?!! We went to 4 bars & drank a flight of beers at each one.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I cannot recommend this tour enough! Had a fabulous time. We visited four different local bars in Wicker Park and were fed twice (hot dog and chicken pot pie). The tour says eat first but I wouldn't go all out for lunch or you won't be able to fit in what they feed you on the tour. We also tried... More

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Celina, Ohio
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

What a great tour! We had a lot of fun, met a lot of wonderful people. Jen was our leader - and she was very knowledgeable about the beer and history. Would definitely go again!

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My boyfriend, two cousins, my cousin's boyfriend and I went on the lakeside and Lincoln park tour this past Sunday. Jen was our tour guide and she was wonderful. Not only was she informative but she was also very happy and engaging. This was a present for my boyfriends birthday and as I am allergic to beer I could not... More

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