Tighthead Brewing Company was founded by Owner/Brewer Bruce Dir and began production in the fall of 2011. The production brewery and tap room are located adjacent to the Metra train station in Mundelein, Illinois and produce quality ales and lagers for all seasons. Our Beers are currently distributed in draft and 16 oz cans throughout Illinois and Wisconsin. Our Tap Room typically features up to 16 beers on tap, and customers can bring food or order food to be delivered to the Tap Room.
Bosacki’s Home Brew is a small microbrewery and tavern/tasting room providing 12 different beers (at the time of this writing) ranging from Cranberry Wheat Lager to Weisenbock. With almost 100 5/5 star reviews from both Yelp and Facebook, these are high quality handcrafted beers brewed by the passionate and friendly Greg Bosacki.
Located in downtown Mundelein, Bosacki’s is open from Wednesday through Sunday and all beers are available to take home in growlers.
Family owned brewery and taproom next to sister business Hackney’s on Lake. While Macushla doesn’t have food, you can order the famous food of Hackney’s and they’ll bring it to you.
Brewery and restaurant just south of Rosemont in Schiller Park. Short Fuse offers 12 different brews (available for take out in crowlers) along with food served in an industrial setting with a nice long bar and garage doors opening to outdoor dining during warmer months. They also offer brewery tours.
Brewery and tasting room open Thursday and Friday from 3pm – 10pm, Saturday from 11am – 10pm, and Sunday from 11am – 7pm. Snacks are available but no kitchen so feel free to bring your own food.
In business since 2011, Bruce White, a former corporate attorney decided to leave his law profession. He found more fulfillment helping people enjoy beer and Chicago’s wealth of breweries. Tours include Bacon & Brewing Beer Tour in Lakeview & Lincoln Park,. Sin & Suds Beer Tour in The Loop & South Loop, and Pioneers & Pints Beer Tour in Bucktown & Wicker Park. Private tours are also available.
Half Day Brewing Company appeals to everyone from business people to families. The Brewery Room serves 12+ ales, stouts, beer, and sodas brewed by Half Day and other local breweries. A martini and wine bar opens to the main dining room with plush booths peering into the kitchen and wood burning oven. A large outdoor patio includes a fire pit. The feel is casual, comfortable yet energetic with live music on weekends. You’ll see LCD TVs in every site line and a golden hue of lighting all cast an inviting, exciting and sophisticated atmosphere. As of January 2017, Facebook rating of 4.4/5, and 4/5 on Opentable.com!