Revolution Brewing Company - Milwaukee Ave Brewpub | Chicago, Illinois
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Revolution Brewing Company - Milwaukee Ave Brewpub
Excellent based on 119 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: ben4321 (7) | Taps: 16 | Bottles: 75

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Beer Available At Revolution Brewing Company - Milwaukee Ave Brewpub (arranged by most recent)
Revolution Usethe Schwarzbier 83, Revolution Eugene 95, Revolution Triple Fist 96, Revolution Hugene 96, Revolution Coup DíEtat 91, Revolution A Little Crazy 93, Revolution Thee Destroyer 97, Revolution Civil Disobedience , Revolution Bean Gene 99, Revolution Barrel Aged Mad Cow Milk Stout 99, Revolution Coffee Eugene 97, Revolution Riot 71, Revolution Local Hero IPA 95, Revolution Samadhi Double IPA 92, Revolution Unsessionable Imperial IPA 99, Revolution Iron Fist Pale Ale 87, Revolution Bottom Up Wit 83, Revolution Oktoberfest Revolution 85, Revolution BeaNorma Gene , Revolution Fist City 97
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119 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 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
NachlamSie  (634) Denver, Colorado | March 15, 2010
Typical larger brewpub ambiance. Good selection of beers covering a smart variety of styles. Guest taps were wisely chosen as well. It was hoppin but not too slammed and we got attentive service. The bacon fat popcorn looks amazing but I was so full I couldnít think about eating solids. The beer I tried was solid. Recommended.
theisti  (616) Leawood, Kansas | April 10, 2011| Updated September 8, 2014
Visited for lunch on a Thursday. Bigger space with a large U shaped bar with tables all around. Seemed new and well worn at the same time, comfortable space. The place was almost entirely dead when I arrived. Picked up some as lunch progressed. Service was nice and knowledgeable. 11 of their own beers, nice selection of guest taps. They do 5 oz samples of all their beers in mini-nonic pint glasses, which I appreciated. I had the Italian Sausage pizza which was a little sloppy, though the sausage and crust were great. Nice place, would hit it a bunch if I lived nearby.

76 = ★★★ (Worth the visit, must for locals, and visitors with time)

I only use the total score, not the component parts.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy  (585) Toronto, Ontario | May 9, 2012
I liked this place and recommend going out of the way for it. It was fairly busy on an ordinary weeknight, yet we were still able to get a nice table and great service. Though not fancy, the bar is a lovely three sided affair, and several tables are lined up differently to get some privacy. People were hanging out outside. The ceiling had unusual beautiful tiling. Some great guest taps, which only enhance the 60ís environment of sharing. Their own brews were very good Good bottle selection. I understand the food is pretty good, and superior to the other bars.Music was pretty loud
rosenbergh  (580) Tampere, Finland | October 2, 2013
Very crowded place on a Tuesday evening. Nice selection of very good beers. Maybe this place could be paid a visit again. Close to our accommodation...
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
BVery  (525) Plymouth, Minnesota | December 30, 2011
Visited here on Dec. 29, 2011. Tremendous spot! About a dozen house brews (which were excellent) and a few other guest taps. Extremely friendly and knowledgable waiter. Flights/samples available at $2/5 oz pour, which is great. Tried the margarita pizza and the cheddar ale soup - both were fantastic. I love this place.
Tmoney99  (498) Cincinnati, Ohio | October 9, 2011
Easy to find location with street parking. Went to the bar in the center of building with a rough wood interior and brewing equipment at the back. Got to sample all brews and a glass of water included. Good selection of brews that are average to above. Service is timely and attentive, with good knowledge of beers. Did not have food.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
jrallen34  (470) Chicago, Illinois | March 31, 2011
This place us usually jam packed. Very cool atmosphere, nice tables, very new look. At the back is big glass plane where you can see the brewery. They had 6 of their own brews, 6 or 7 guest taps and probably 30-40 bottles. Their own brews were all pretty good, I got a tasting flight a very good deal. The guest taps were ok, guest bottles were so-so. Decent amount of bottles but a lot of semi macroís that Iím not a huge fan of, but some trappists too so pretty decent. The service was really good, server was nice, and sorta knowledgeable. He knew a lot about there beer but Iíd venture to say not a ton about beer in general as he commented he thought our table of 3 BAís were in the beer industry based on tableside conversation. The food was the downside of the place. Bar food galore. A really nice bacon fat popcorn appetizer but everything else was so-so. Great atmosshere for a local brew pub. There brews were really good and I will be going back soon.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Lubiere  (469) Ottawa, Ontario | November 14, 2011
A cool 2 floor establishment, very nice, warm, woody, with 2 large bars on each floor. The beers tasted were good but the food was stellar (and not too expensive). Had the Crispy Pork Belly sandwich with egg, served with fries, and it was superb. Nice selection of sandwiches,pizza and desserts. If in town, I shall be back.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad  (451) Olympia, Washington | July 16, 2012
Absolute fun place great beer and terrific food. This place can get packed in the evening. Great tap list with tons of terrific brews.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
phaleslu  (443) Cincinnati, Ohio | April 30, 2013
We stopped in for lunch on a Friday afternoon. The space feels big and open, with a rectangular bar in the middle and lots of tables. They had 15 house brews and a guest tap. The beers were good and sample size pours were offered for each. Prices were fair. Most of us ordered burgers for lunch, which were really large and tasty. The staff was very friendly and accommodating of our party of 8. Nothing extraordinary, just a really good all-around brewpub experience.

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