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“Good beer, nice vibe”

Tighthead Brewing Company
Ranked #2 of 13 things to do in Mundelein
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Grayslake, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
225 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Good beer, nice vibe”
Reviewed August 24, 2012

Tucked hard by the Metra Station in Mundelein is the Tighthead Brewing Company. Named after a position on a rugby team this place is worth a visit. They have an 8 beer sampling menu, ranging from blond to oatmeal stout. They are all good in my book. No food is served, but they have no problem with you bringing your own. 2 TVs satisfy the sports fix and the music selection was excellent the night we were there. Open till 10 PM most nights makes it a legitimate alternative to some of the bars in the area. They have the beer making chops - you just have to go out of your way a little to search them out.

Visited August 2012
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English first
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great microbrew experience”
Reviewed July 15, 2012

Not easy find (it's located in an industrial park), but worth the search! Great brews; no food but the local restaurants deliver. Great way to have pizza a great beer.

Visited June 2012
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Round Lake, Illinois
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great selection of unique beers!”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

Tighthead Brewing Company is a small microbrewery that just opened its doors this past year. They have a brew pub right at their brewery in Mundelein, and offer all of their current brews to sample or for a pint. They had eight different brews available in a sampler pack, and each one is a unique version many different beers, from belgian wheat to an IPA, and English Pale, dark lager's, red ale, and more! The best part about each was the DRINKABILITY (sorry bud light). Each brew was unique and flavorful without going over the top and trying too hard. There were distinct differences in each beer, with different flavors and aromas, but each went down smooth, without being too hoppy, malty, sweet, or bitter. My wife and I were able to finish each sampler and ask for more of our favorites, as the beer was just that good. I highly recommend everyone give them a try!

Visited June 2012
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