Half Acre Beer Company & Taproom | Chicago, Illinois
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Half Acre Beer Company & Taproom
Excellent based on 47 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

4257 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, Illinois United States 60618 [ print map ]
773 248 4038

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Hours: 12pm-11pm Monday-Thursday; 12pm-2am Friday; 11am-2am Saturday; 11am-5pm Sunday


Mayor: rubbishystuff (5) | Taps: 10 | Bottles: 4-12


Half Acre Beer Company & Taproom

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Half Acre Torus , Half Acre Beer Hates Astronauts 98, Half Acre Bone Storm , Half Acre Golden Tuna 90, Half Acre Sticky Fat American Dark Ale 96, Half Acre Chub Step 90, Half Acre Heyoka IPA 97, Half Acre Space IPA 97, Half Acre Ghost Parade , Half Acre Over Ale 78, Half Acre Lager Town 80, Half Acre The Grotto 72, Half Acre Norde , Half Acre Akari Shogun 96, Half Acre Daisy Cutter 99, Half Acre Navaja 94, Half Acre Zadar Nights 58, Half Acre Gossamer 84, Half Acre Pony Pilsner 82, Half Acre / Tired Hands Geodesic
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47 reviews for Half Acre Beer Company & Taproom
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  81%
 Selection  68%
 Food N/A 
 Value  78%
 Overall  80%
 Rating  88%
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86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
strongpieman  (120) Mount Airy, Maryland | November 17, 2013
We attended the tour at half acre and really enjoyed it. Much different than other tours in that you don't do much walking around, but rather it's focused on learning about the brewery, etc and sampling the beers. The guide was excellent and very entertaining... Made it worthwhile. Beer was very good and for 10$ you get three pints and a glass. Well done half acre ... Keep it up
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee  (262) Oak Creek, Wisconsin | November 8, 2013
Low key tap room wooden tables and a decent selection on tap. Bartender was great and the beer was pretty good too. Spun some great tunes while I enjoyed my sampler.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
kermis  (164) The Hague, Netherlands | October 18, 2013
Small taproom by the side of the brewery. 10 drafts of their own beer and available in any size. Service was fast and friendly and food could be taken in from outside as they didnít have their own facilities.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
jmgreenuk  (178) The Hague, Netherlands | October 17, 2013
A small half brick half wood tap room. There were ten Half Acre beers on tap when I came and no guests as far as I could see. Their own beers were pretty decent though. I recommend this place highly. The wifi worked flawlessly and they allow you to bring in your own food too.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
drfabulous  (78) Lexington, Kentucky | July 27, 2013
Absolutely cool tap room next to brewery. Had four or five beers not bottled or canned (to my knowledge) on tap. One 22 ounce bottle available in both taproom and brewery (no variety there). Very nice looking inside. Took the train from River North/Loop area and arrived a few blocks away. Friendly service. At 1pm on a weekday, plenty of room to sit with the kids and have a few beers. I want to go back!
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
ICEatALAMO  (16) Troy, Michigan | April 16, 2013
I thought this was a pretty sweet place. New feel, but at the same time a comfortable feel. I sat at the bar and the service was great. They offer samples of everything. The selection was good, I guess the downside would be only 10 offerings. Wish they had food, but not a deal breaker for me.
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
fluffheady  (100) Chicago, Illinois | April 9, 2013| Updated November 11, 2013
This taproom is a MUST visit. Half Acre has been my favorite Chicagoland brewery for quite a while. The people are really great. The new taproom is BEAUTIFUL. They always have a lot of special things in the taproom, and they have Firken Fridays! Visit this brewery if you visit Chicago. Bad apple is across the street. Fountainhead is 0.3 miles away. Make a day out of it!
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
t0rin0  (1427) Do Not Resuscitate, California | March 19, 2013
Visited on my first trip to Chicago with a guy named Joe1510.

The people working this place were great and they had all the Daisy Cutter you could handle for about $8/4pack. They didnt offer tasters of anything but who cares, just get a case of Daisy Cutter and drink that for a week or two. What I did find odd was the check out counters; I guess they are prepared for large releases.

Not much to say about this place really. Decent neighborhood, great beer, nice people. Now that theyíre serving beer Iíll have to stop in again.
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
mikem409  (209) bloomfield, Michigan | February 23, 2013
Small place. Decent price all can be in samplers. No food and get own beer
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686  (146) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | February 8, 2013
Cool small place in Chicago with some great beer. Ambiance was nice, cozy sampling room. Just taps on a wall and free samples, very simple. Service was great and friendly, willing to give several samples. Selection was a decent amount of solid beers, but not huge. 4 pack of daisy cutter pounders for $10 very reasonable. Overall worth stopping by if in Chicago.

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