From musicians to artists, Logan Square is a place for creatives. In recent years it has become a hotspot for a different type of artist— brewers. Many breweries have chosen this hipster neighborhood as the place to perfect and share their craft with Chicagoans. Logan Square is a beer lover’s dream and the best place to hop from brewery to brewery while supporting local businesses.
This asian-american brewery and restaurant is artistically decorated and has several rooms great for hosting intimate or larger events. Its brews and menu are truly unique to the area and include a German Style Ale with Jasmine tea. On Thursday nights head to BiXi for koren fried chicken, banchan, pajeon, a beer, and a shot of soju all for just $25!
Maplewood produces both craft beers and spirits under one roof and is constantly experimenting to bring beer lovers seasonal brews and twists on some of its original brews. If you’re in the mood for whiskey, Maplewood has a variety of hand-crafted whiskey too. The Maplewood patio is open and ready for you to stop by for brews and spirits.
Pipeworks is currently only open for curbside pickup, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth stopping by. For a true summer brew, pick up some of Pipeworks’ Eternal Glitter— an imperial golden ale with pineapple and lime juice, and enjoy it on your own patio!
Pilot Project’s concept is different than most— it strives to give talented brewers a space to experiment. From homebrewers, new brewers, and established brewers, Pilot Project’s partners keep its brews creative and fresh. There’s always a long list of brews at Pilot Project. You don’t want to miss this special Logan Square spot.
As Illinois’ largest independently-owned brewery, Revolution has become a leader in the industry. Revolution wants you to have as much fun drinking their beers as they do brewing their beers. The Brewpub in Logan Square is a lively place to meet with friends and sip on ‘revolutionary’ beers!
The Hopewell Brewing Co. Supermarket is open and taking to-go orders. This brewery has classics that will never disappoint and new beers that are available for a limited time. Pick up a few six packs to drink with friends or family!
While not exactly located in Logan Square, Piece is not far from it in Wicker Park. This brewery and pizzeria deserves a mention because it is the most award-winning brewpub in Chicago! Its incredible brews go hand in hand with its savory, creative pizzas including a Honey Butter Fried Chicken Pizza. Piece is definitely worth a stop by!
Written By: Kelly Pawlak