VNB List

Brewpub City Region/Neighborhood Website View City Region/Neighborhood Website

Andersonville Brewing Co Chicago Andersonville Click here





Empirical Brew Pub Chicago Andersonville Click here





Horse Thief Hollow Brewing Chicago Beverly Click here





Abbey Ridge Brewery Ponoma Currently closed due to fire. Check back. Click here Giant City State Park Makanda South (5 + hours from Chicago) https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/Parks/Pages/GiantCity.aspx

Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales Chicago (not 100% sure brewery at this location) Hyde Park Click here





Corridor Brewery & Provisions Chicago Lakeview Click here





Dry Hop Brewery Chicago Lakeview Click here





Greenstar Brewing (in Uncommonground) Chicago (2 locations - brewery in Lakview, doesn’t look like they brew in Edgewater) Lakeview Click here





Burnt City Brewery Chicago Lincoln Park https://burntcitybrewing.com">Click here Lincoln Park Chicago Lincoln Park Click here

Revolution Brewing Chicago (brewery is 1.5 miles from brewpub) Logan Square Click here





Mickey Finn’s Brewery & Pub Libertyville North (1 hour from Chicago) Click here





Peckish Pig Evanston North (40 minutes from Chicago) Click here





Smylie Brothers Brewing Co Evanston North (40 minutes from Chicago) Click here





Half Day Brewing Co Lincolnshire North (40 minutes from Chicago) Click here





Village Vintner Winery & Brewery Algonquin Northwest (1 hour from Chicago) Click here





The Onion Pub & Brewery Lake Barrington Northwest (1 hour from Chicago) Click here Moraine Hills State Park McHenry Northwest (1.5 hours from Chicago) Click here

The Lucky Monk South Barrington Northwest (1 hour from Chicago) Click here





Side Lot Brewing Wauconda Northwest (1 hour from Chicago) Click here





Pig Minds Brewing Machesney Park Northwest (1.5 hours from Chicago) Click here





Prairie St Brewing Co Rockford Northwest (1.5 hours from Chicago) Click here





Carlyle Brewing Co Rockford Northwest (2 hours from Chicago) Click here Apple River Canon State Park Apple River West (2.5 hours from Chicago) Click here

Galena Brewing Co Galena Northwest (3 hours from Chicago) Click here Charles Mound Scales Mound West (3 hours from Chicago) Click here IL HIGHPOINT - private property, only access certain days. need 2018 dates.
Hofbrauhaus Chicago Rosemont (not 100% sure brewery onsite) Northwest (30 mins from Chicago) Click here





Short Fuse Brewing Co Schiller Park Northwest (30 mins from Chicago) Click here





Alulu Brew Chicago Pilsen Click here





Band of Bohemia Chicago Ravenswood http://www.bandofbohemia.com





The Birreria at Eataly Chicago River North Click here





Gino’s Brewing Co Chicago (there are many Gino’s locations, River North appears to be the only with a Brewery) River North Click here Chicago Riverwalk Chicago New East Side to River North https://www.chicagoriverwalk.us

Brickstone Restaurant & Brewery Bourbonnais South (1.5 hours from Chicago) Click here





Border Town Pub Momence South (1.5 hours from Chicago) http://www.kankakeebrewery.com





JT Walker’s Brewery Mahomet South (2.5 hours from Chicago) Click here Forest Glen Forest Preserve/Fire Tower Danville South (3 hours from Chicago) Click here https://www.alltrails.com/parks/us/illinois/forest-glen-preserve">Click here
Flossmoor Station Flossmoor South (40 mins from Chicago) Click here





Scratch Brewing Co Ava South (5 + hours from Chicago) Click here Shawnee National Forest/Trigg Fire Tower Harrisburg South (5 + hours from Chicago) Click here
My Grain Brewing Joliet (not 100% sure brew onsite) Southwest (1 hour from Chicago) Click here





Arrowhead Ales New Lenox Southwest (1 hour from Chicago) Click here





Soundgrowler Brewing Tinley Park Southwest (1 hour from Chicago) Click here





Tribes Beer Co Mokena and Tinley Park (not sure if they brew in both locations) Southwest (1.5 hours from Chicago) Click here Mattiessen State Park Utica Southwest (2 hours from Chicago) http://www.stateparks.com/matthiessen.html

Tangled Roots Brewing Co Ottawa Southwest (1.5 hours from Chicago) Click here Buffalo Rock State Park Ottawa Southwest (1.5 hours from Chicago) Click here

Iron Spike Brewing Co Galesburg Southwest (3 hours from Chicago) ironspikebrewpub.com">Click here





Engrained Brewery & Restaurant Springfield Southwest (3 hours from Chicago) Click here





Obed & Isacc’s Microbrewery Springfield (2 locations - looks like the brewery is at the Springfield location. Not sure if brewing in Peoria) Southwest (3 hours from Chicago) Click here





Old Bakery Beer Alton Southwest (4.5 hours from Chicago) Click here





Peel Brewing Co Edwardsville & O’Fallon (not sure if they brew at both locations) Southwest (4.5 hours from Chicago) Click here





Nevin’s Brewing Co Plainfield Southwest (45 minutes from Chicago) Click here





4204 Main Street Brewing Co Belleville Southwest (5 hours from Chicago) Click here





St. Nicholas Brewing Co Du Quoin Southwest (5 hours from Chicago) Click here Trail of Tears State Forest/Fire Tower Jonesboro South (5 + hours from Chicago) https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/parks/pages/trailoftears.aspx

Grafton Winery & Brewhaus Grafton Southwest (5 hours from Chicago) Click here Pere Marquette State Park Grafton Southwest (5 hours from Chicago) Click here

O’Griffs Grill and Brewhouse Quincy Southwest (5 hours from Chicago) Click here





Hopskeller Waterloo Southwest (5 hours from Chicago) Click here





Emmett’s 4 locations - West Dundee, Palatine, Downers Grove, Wheaton (brewing in all 4?) Visit 1 of 4 that has a brewery inhouse. West of Chicago. Click here





Stockholm’s Brewpub Geneva West (1 hour from Chicago) Click here Castle Rock State Park Oregon West (2 hours from Chicago) https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/parks/pages/castlerock.aspx

BBGB Brewery & Hop Farm/Hardware North Aurora West (1.5 hours from Chicago) http://eathardware.com





The Forge Brewhouse Sycamore West (1.5 hours from Chicago) Click here Starved Rock State Park Utica West (2 hours from Chicago) Click here

Lionstone Brewing Geneseo West (2.5 hours from Chicago) Click here





Exit Strategy Brewing Co Forest Park West (20 minutes from Chicago) Click here





Oak Park Brewing Co Oak Park West (20 minutes from Chicago) Click here





Flapjack Brewery Berwyn West (25 minutes from Chicago) http://www.flapjackbrewery.com Waterfall Glen HIke Darien Southwest (30 min from Chicago) http://www.dupageforest.org/places-to-go/forest-preserves/waterfall-glen

Bent River Brewing Co Moline West (3 hours from Chicago) Click here Big River State Forest/Fire Tower Seaton West (3 hours from Chicago) Click here

Rebellion Brewhaus Moline West (3 hours from Chicago) Click here





Blue Cat Brew Pub Rock Island West (3 hours from Chicago) Click here Mississippi Palisades State Park Savanna West (3 hours from Chicago) Click here

Radicle Effect Brewerks Rock Island West (3 hours from Chicago) Click here





Hopvine Brewing Co Aurora West (50 minutes from Chicago) Click here Blackwell Forest Preserve Warrenville West (1 hour from Chicago) Click here

Cerveceria Cruz Blanca Chicago West Loop Click here





Haymarket Pub & Brewery Chicago West Loop Click here





Forbidden Root Chicago West Town Click here





Piece Brewery & Pizzeria Chicago Wicker Park Click here