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Address: Chicago, IL 60657
Phone Number: +1 312-818-2172
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Chicago Beer Experience Beer Tours offer walkable beer tasting and bar...

Chicago Beer Experience Beer Tours offer walkable beer tasting and bar tours in Chicago! We have two neighborhood tours; one in Lakeview & Lincoln Park, and the other in Bucktown & Wicker Park. You'll taste several craft beers, learn about Chicago history from 1833 to the present, and even eat some bacon or a Chicago hot dog! 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.

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Lakeview and Lincoln Park Beer Tour

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I was a first time tourist to Chicago and this was a great experience. Lee was our tour guide and he was super fun and cool. We met at Harrigans Pub and went on from there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was a first time tourist to Chicago and this was a great experience. Lee was our tour guide and he was super fun and cool. We met at Harrigans Pub and went on from there. Great way to learn about beer and meet new people while on tour. I had an excellent time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I planned this tour for my brothers bachelor party. We started the day off with a beer tour of Lakeview and Lincoln Park and it was amazing! Our tour guide Emma was extremely knowledgeable, had a great personality and made the entire tour fun. We learned a lot about beer and some history of Chicago that we didn't know! I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our afternoon, led by Bruce, was filled with beer, laughter, interesting facts and people. There were 10 in our group, a mix of British, Americans and Germans. Bruce introduced himself and talked about the tour and how the afternoon would work and then we all introduced ourselves and where we were from. This then started general chat and banter which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you Bruce for sharing your knowledge of Chicago and beer. Highly recommend everyone do this when visiting Chicago. Ample beer and a huge piece of Chicago's famous deep dish pizza to top off an awesome day. Thanks again Bruce A+ mate!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went as part of a bachelor party and got a good dose of fun history with my beer. Our guide was informative and funny.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide Glen was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and easy to talk to. We learned a lot about locally brewed beer, Al Capone and the legendary Buddy Guy. We sampled several types of beer at four different venues, each representing a significant part of Chicago history and ended the tour at Vice District Brewery tasting their local suds and eating Giordino's Deep... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing time on the Chicago Beer Experience Wicker Park/Bucktown Tour. We had a small group of only three plus the guide on a Friday afternoon. We started off at Lotties and worked our way to 3 other bars in the area. Our guide, Vince, was very knowledgeable and easy going. We learned a lot about beer and... More 

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Clinton, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had Bernie as our tour guide and found him to be knowledgeable. There was plenty of beer at each stop and the pace was good for a slow walker. If you are a serious beer geek and I am, many of the beers sampled are for those new to craft beer, however, the "Vice District" brewpub, where the tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was absolutely great and one of the best tours I have ever done! I was on the loop and south loop tour with a great tour guide, he had memorized so many facts and stories about Chicago very moved history and was able to talk about in a fascinating, comical and interesting way. I won't steel any thunder... More 

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Chicago, IL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me first begin by saying that the tour guide was amazing and very knowledgeable about Chicago history - if Chicago history is what you're looking for (and less about beer) then this is a great tour. We booked this as a birthday gift thinking we'd learn a lot more about beer history rather than Chicago history. The tour also... More 

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CBE_Bruce, Owner at Chicago Beer Experience, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments! I spoke with the guide post-tour and my sincere apologies regarding missing the final stop. The guide got a little carried away with history, but we definitely want to discuss beer, too, and he is going to work harder to balance this focus. I will be reaching out to you directly regarding compensating... More 

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