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Great Central Brewing Company

Open Now: 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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If you love German beer or IPAs, this is your place

A huge open taproom and lots of sunlight, it’s perfect for groups and those that love German style... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Shelliu
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Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
Excellent Brews and Atmosphere

We stopped at Grand Central Brewing for a few beers/tasting while walking around. There are 5-6... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
josephw300
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Carrolltown, Pennsylvania
via mobile
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Aug 19, 2018
“If you love German beer or IPAs, this is your place”
Jul 30, 2018
“Excellent Brews and Atmosphere ”
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221 N Wood St, Chicago, IL 60612-2614
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

A huge open taproom and lots of sunlight, it’s perfect for groups and those that love German style beer or IPAs. The beer menu is large with beers from all Chicago breweries. I wish there was more variety with sours, stouts and more but it’s...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shelliu
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Grand Central Brewing for a few beers/tasting while walking around. There are 5-6 breweries in a few minute walk from each other in the area. The offer a great atmosphere and great knowledgeable staff. They do not offer flights, but instead half...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank josephw300
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Great space. Casual and comfortable. Long tables and board games available. And the beer. Delicious!!! Liked the German variety

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LauryJ
Reviewed June 23, 2018

This is the perfect spot for a large group gathering. Great selection of craft beers. Casual atmosphere with board games, ping pong and shuffleboard tables, giant Jenga, Connect Four, and ring toss games, and more. No food is served here, but they allow food to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this brewing company & loved it! Purchased some take-out beer of Pilsner & Lager to enjoy at home! Have a feeling we’ll be making a monthly trip to ChiTown to stock our garage fridge with tie deliciousness!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank meganhastwins
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Great Central was the first stop of my beer tour through Chicago. It was a nice surprise to meet Andreas who, like myself, is from Germany and now Great Central's brewmaster. That might be one reason why Great Central specialised in German Beers. If you're...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank iSchack
Reviewed September 13, 2017

First stop on our 4 brewery self guided tour on a Saturday afternoon in September. This place opened 4 weeks prior to our visit. It is a nice, new construction in an old building type of tap room. Modern, huge bar, lots of picnic style...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank irishgirl621
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