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7 Chicago Craft Beer Week musts (one's at a mini-golf course inside Goose Island!)

Published On 05/15/2014 Published On 05/15/2014
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1. Garfield Park Conservatory 300 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60624 (Garfield Park)

Besides thousands of plants, Garfield Park Conservatory offers composting 101, beekeeping classes, and a gift shop with handcrafted, gourmet honey gathered from their conservatory-bred bees.

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2. Lagunitas Brewing Company 1843 S Washtenaw Ave, Chicago, IL 60608 (Pilsen)

Hailing from Northern CA, Lagunitas' Chicago-based brewery and taproom brings all the goods, and then some. It's the biggest brewery in Chicago (Goose Island is second!), offering tastings, events, and seasonal specials.

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3. Emporium Arcade Bar 1366 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622 (Wicker Park)

Emporium Bar Arcade brought to reality the dreams of dudes everywhere. It's about time you and your friends grow up, order whiskey on the rocks and settle, once and for all, who is the true king of Street Fighter 2.

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4. Goose Island Barrel Warehouse 605 N Sacramento Blvd, Chicago, IL 60612 (Garfield Park)

This 130,000sqft West Town facility is the storage spot for a myriad of barrels used to barrel age Goose Island's beer, and it also hosts Goose Island events throughout the year.