Revolution Brewing Company - Milwaukee Ave Brewpub | Chicago, Illinois
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Revolution Brewing Company - Milwaukee Ave Brewpub
Excellent based on 111 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

2323 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, Illinois United States 60647 [ print map ]
773 227 2739 | facebook | twitter | food menu | beer menu

Hours: Mon-Fri 11am-2am, Sat-Sun 10am-2am

Mayor: dinkle50 (7) | Taps: 16 | Bottles: 75

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Beer Available At Revolution Brewing Company - Milwaukee Ave Brewpub (arranged by most recent)
Revolution Maibock Is Better Than Your Bock 49, Revolution Fist City , Revolution Battle of Wilís , Revolution Brixton Bitter , Revolution Coup DíEtat 93, Revolution Double Fist 98, Revolution Firestone Walker Dos Osos 98, Revolution Iron Fist Pale Ale 86, Revolution District North Line Lager , Revolution Rosa Hibiscus Ale 46, Revolution El Hefe Loco 29, Revolution Usethe Schwarzbier 69, Revolution Cross of Gold 82, Revolution Mother of Exiles 64, Revolution Ideology ESB , Revolution The Bandit 87, Revolution Meltdown IPA , Revolution Crystal Hero IPA 97, Revolution IL Golden Ale , Revolution Bottom Up Wit 84
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111 reviews for Revolution Brewing Company - Milwaukee Ave Brewpub
 Ambiance  83%
 Service  80%
 Selection  82%
 Food  80%
 Value  74%
 Overall  83%
 Rating  95%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
tectactoe  (10) Michigan | July 7, 2014
A nice place inside, pretty large but still quite busy. A little loud overall, but oh well. Managed to get a seat at the bar. Very good service, even with being busy & all. Nice tap-list, around 15 or 16 beers on tap with even more in bottles, including beers from other breweries & whatnot. Surprisingly, though, they didnít have a single porter or stout on tap :( Did not order food, but the guy next to me got mussels & they smelled amazing. It looks like half restaurant, half bar, so Iím sure the food menu is extensive, even though I didnít check it out. Some tasty beers; of what I tried, Citra-Hero & Filibister were winners. Priced fairly, & itís nice that you can get 5 oz samples of any beer on the menu, too. Definitely glad to have stopped here.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail  (800) Orange County, California | June 27, 2014
After a day full of travel delays, I was incredibly glad to finally make it here (where I was supposed to be about 4 hours prior to when I actually arrived). I met TheAlum here and I of course tried all the beers I hadnít had before (just a couple of the bottled/canned offerings).

On the whole, the place is nice. Nice wooden bar with seating on all sides of the taps, plenty of bar seating and tables around as well. Service was pretty good, even though it was crowded.

On the whole, the beer quality was good. A couple winners (liked the Dos Osos and Schwarzbier a lot), but a few duds as well. And they have a lot of beers, something like 15 or 16 house taps. Good bottle list as well.

Definitely worth a stop, particularly since itís just a minute or two walk from the train.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
jandd1983  (177) Florissant, Missouri | April 29, 2014
Stopped in on a Sunday afternoon after DLD 2014. The place was crowded at 11:00am, but we were lucky enough to find three seats at the bar. The bartender took care of us right away. We just ordered a flight of all their beers. There were 15 taps and all were real good. We did not eat, but the food going by looked pretty tasty. This was definitely worth the stop. Will be back again.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
JStax  (134) Devola/Marietta, Ohio | April 28, 2014
Stopped in on a late Saturday afternoon. Street parking only, metered, but was still able to park just across the street a few buildings down. The place was packed, but there was still one empty bar seat open. Within just a short time of sitting down, a bartender was asking me what I would like to drink. Shortly thereafter I had a sampler in front of me. The bar is located in the middle of the establishment and is a big rectangle. Lots of tables and booths are available around the perimeter. They had lots of taps with a wide variety of styles. They only had their beer on tap, but had a pretty wide selection of bottles. I didnít order any food, but a couple people close to me did and it all looked pretty good. Really good experience overall.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Strykzone  (94) Wood River, Illinois | April 28, 2014
Stopped in on a late Sunday morning after DLD and found it packed. We managed to find 3 seats at the bar. I had been there a couple of times before and had nice meals. but the beer here is exceptional. Just a strong lineup. We had a bitter on cask that was as pleasant as could be. A nice list of outside taps, too. Revolution is a definite "Must" when in town.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
ARH  (44) Chicago, Illinois | January 19, 2014
If you wanna sample of what Rev Brew is releasing and/or playing around with, this is where youíd go. First off, these guys are pretty darn good when it comes to brewing beer; add to that a gastropub-style menu and this place is definitely worth stopping by - if you live in Chicago, Iíd say itís at least a once a month stop. On weekends, and when there is a popular release, this place can get crowded quickly but itís well laid out - it just has the feel of a neighborhood bar, but on a grander, polished scale.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops  (110) Epping, New Hampshire | December 3, 2013
We stopped in on Black Friday @ about 8:00 pm. Yeah it was stupid busy. I had a chat with a local while waiting for our beer and she said this place gets busy nearly every night of the week. I didnít get a taster flight simply because it was standing room only. The Eugene porter and Bottoms Up Wit both where very well made. Iím starting to sound like a broken record with my Chicago places reviews because yet again. ďI would return if Iím ever back in this city.Ē I feel like I left a lot unturned at this establishment. I have no idea how the food is and only sampled two brews. If you are visiting give yourself enough time to check this place out thoroughly.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
AdamJackson  (181) Enfield, New Hampshire | December 2, 2013
Insanely packed on a Saturday. 1 hour wait for 3 people to sit. we stood instead. All of my favorite beers on tap, sadly nothing oak aged on tap. staff was nice but itís so packed we kept getting bumped by people walking by spilling beer everywhere. Prices were also good.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 17/20
merc7186  (159) North Tonawanda, New York | November 17, 2013
Visited: 7-19-11 This was my first time at Revolution Brewing and came on several recommendations from BA users. The atmosphere was about as good as it was going to get, given the fact that we went from 1230am-2am sunday night (monday). The people that were there obviously were into good beer and it was upbeat. The quality of the 3 beers I tried were very good, they definitely use quality ingredients and test some boundaries of traditional beers. The bartenders were all cool and very open to answering questions or providing samples without questions. The selection here was great, they had about 10 of their beers on tap and another 12 guest taps that some were obscure and rarities. We didnt eat here unfortunately because we had come from dinner elsewhere. The value of the beers were a little steeper than expected, something that would normally be $5 elsewhere was $6 here and maybe in a tulip as opposed to a pint glass. Overall, this is a great addition to Chicago and represents the city well with the micro brew boom. Great place to visit.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
HopsandGuitars  (5) Oak Park, Illinois | November 12, 2013

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