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“Good little bar”

Tighthead Brewing Company
Ranked #1 of 14 things to do in Mundelein
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Alabama
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51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good little bar”
Reviewed May 4, 2013

I finally found this place and glad I did. Enjoyed every minute of the visit. Great beer and love the bar area you can see the beer making going on. Must visit.

Visited October 2012
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Fox Lake, Illinois
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86 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Great place for beer lovers.”
Reviewed April 16, 2013 via mobile

The thing that I like about Tighthead is that they brew quite a few different styles of beer. There is something for everyone, so a group with differing tastes can find something they all like.

Besides the usual offerings, they also experiment with other styles and seasonal specials. There´s always something new to try whenever we go in there....my personal favorite is Chilly Water!

I like that the place is family friendly. My son loves when we stop in, he especially likes sitting outside when the weather is nice. My only wish is that the patio was bigger to accommodate more people.

Always fun to stop in, have a quick pint, take the tour and get a growler to go. Highly recommended!

Visited December 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Awesome Brewery”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is a new brewery in Mundelein. The owner, Bruce, is very nice. They give tours of the brew room, but the best thing about Tighthead is the beer. It is by far my favorite brewery in the area. They don't serve food so come with a full belly. The brewery is located right next to the train station so it is the perfect place to stop after the trip home from the city.

Visited January 2013
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Wauconda, Illinois
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141 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
“An oasis in the far north 'burbs”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

The tap room is relaxing and clean--it makes you forget that the parking lot for the Metra train station is a few hundred feet away. The beers I have sampled so far range from alright to really good, though I haven't found a great beer yet. I look forward to seeing them grow and hone their flavors a little more. It is worth a stop for the micro brew fan if you're in the area.

Visited November 2012
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Woodstock, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“High Quality Craft Beer”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

New to the area and thrilled to discover Tighthead Brewing Co. Sampled the Sweet Potato, Belgian, Doppel and Blonde---all were excellent. Was greeted by owner at front door. Nice size tap room with great microbrew atmosphere; almost like not being in Illinois. More like west coast vibe. If you've ever homebrewed this place is a dream come true. Will be back for growler purchase soon.

Visited January 2013
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