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Chicago Beer Experience
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed April 24, 2012

My wife and I were in Chicago and took the tour on Saturday, 4/21. Bruce was our guide and he was very informative, energetic, and fun. We sampled 4 different beers at 4 locations. The beers and establishments were all very different. Bruce gives you a history of beer, brewing, and a history of beer and breweries in Chicago. My wife is not a beer drinker and she loved the tour with all the history and variety of the stops we made. We had a great group from all over the country, Canada, and some local Chicagoans which made the tour even more fun. Take the tour. You will love it!!

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Reviewed April 8, 2012

If you want to get to know Chicago and like beer meeting people and learning about the beer history of Chicago this is the tour for you. Fantastic time was had.
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Reviewed April 3, 2012

My husband and I took this tour based on the reviews and it definitely stood up to it's rep. This was lots of fun and very informative. Our guide was wonderful! We didn't really want the typical museum or Chicago tour experience, this definitely filled the niche for history but in an enjoyable way!

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Reviewed March 19, 2012

This is the first beer tour I've done and have to say these guys set the bar pretty high. The number of beers sampled was a decent number and the history lessons throughout added to the experience. I can't say there was a favorite location/bar because it wouldn't do this tour justice. Our guide was very knowledgeable and eager to answer every question about the city, beer, and bars in the area. The bacon pairing was by far the highlight of the trip, as was the former speakeasy that apparently lady gaga frequents. It'd be cool to see them expand and do other locations and include additional food pairings.

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Reviewed March 4, 2012

Add this to the list of things to do next time you are visiting Chicago! If you are a big fan of the architecture tours, this is right up your alley. Our host, "Bruce", was extremely knowledgeable about the history of beer making in Chicago. The bars we visited were awesome, the beers we drank were awesome, and the feeling we had after our 16th tasting was, well, awesome!

I would recommend this for company team outings or family visiting Chicago. You won't be disappointed!

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