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About Chicago Beer Experience
Chicago Beer Experience Beer Tours offer highly-rated walkable beer tasting and bar tours in Chicago. You'll taste several craft beers while learning about Chicago history from 1833 to the present. Tours are led by trained guide, who will weave Chicago history and beer together in a fun, informative way. We visit iconic 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!
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Explore Chicago’s Loop and South Loop neighborhoods — and get a taste of some local beverages — on this guided, 3-hour beer tour. Visit popular downtown establishments, sample some of the city’s finest brews and learn how beer goes with Chicago’s criminal past, discovering the basics of the Windy City’s vice history. From Al Capone and the local mob scene to the infamous Sands, the toughest criminal district in the city — this tour creates a unique experience that is both fun and memorable. Beer tastings plus a pizza pairing at one location included.
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Kevry wrote a review Sep 22
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We did a corporate event for my team and this was by far our best Virtual experience of the year. Bruce was highly educated on both Beer and Chicago History, but most importantly made the event fun and interactive for everyone on the call. Most of the team stayed after the scheduled time which has not happened for any other event this year. Thanks Bruce and team!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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anadeisa wrote a review Sep 19
Weston, Florida3 contributions
We had Bruce present virtually to our friends at a birthday celebration. He was amazing! Everyone was impressed with his knowledge and energy. This was a unique and fun experience and Bruce took the time to hear from the group and accommodate to our Beer tasting plan and our Florida beer options. We can’t wait to have another virtual beer tasting session.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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LizzardLoves wrote a review Sep 15
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I organized a Virtual Hoppy Hour for a group of parents from my daughter's preschool. Bruce was our host & we had an absolute blast. He kept the whole group engaged as we tasted our way through 4 beers. He is knowledgeable, personable and incredibly funny. He didn't just talk to us on the Zoom screen, he engaged with us in trivia and great visuals. This pandemic makes getting together for beers tough. The Virtual Hoppy Hour scratched that itch for us in a BIG way. It was a great time and we are already hoping to do another one! I would highly recommend Chicago Beer Experience's Virtual Hoppy Hour - you will be entertained, laugh a lot & learn something too
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Date of experience: July 2020
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jsros wrote a review Jul 2020
Lawrence, Kansas3 contributions
Getting together with friends for a virtual beer tasting with Bruce was fantastic. The history was great - beer and city - and it was extremely well paired with just an amazing amount of Friday night Zoom fun. We would absolutely do this again. Cheers to the next time!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Mighty Quinn wrote a review Jul 2020
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For our friend's birthday, we attended Chris' Virtual Hoppy Hour Beer Tasting Class! We knew some people well and others not at all. CB got us well acquainted quickly and found our common ground....partying and booze! With CB's Hoppy Tour, you can expect to learn a LOT about beer (chemically), it's history, and even Chicago. I grew up two hours outside of the Chi and I even learned some new stuff! We strongly recommend the virtual Hoppy Hour for any group that's looking to reconnect and celebrate a special occasion.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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