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Beer Available At The Map Room (arranged by most recent)
La Trappe Bockbier 93, Oso Hopdinger Pale Ale 44, Big Muddy Monster India Brown Ale 88, Einbecker Mai-Ur-Bock 66, Colorado Vintage Black Rapadura 89, Three Floyds Arctic Panzer Wolf 100, De Dolle Arabier 97, Three Floyds Toxic Revolution 97, Three Floyds In the Name of Suffering 98, Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock 100, Big Sky Biere de Noel 92, 961 Beer/Kissmeyer - Brewmasterís Select 01 - Lebanese Pale Ale 48, Anchor Old Foghorn Ale 99, Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye Ale 100, Solemn Oath Kidnapped By Vikings 92, Sierra Nevada Narwhal Imperial Stout 99, Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA 99, Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Black Rye IPA 100, Firestone Walker IPA 86, Rogue Farms Dirtoir Black Lager 98
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KickInChalice (20) Chicago, Illinois | February 17, 2012
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Map Room is definitely one of the main ídestinationí beer bars in Chicago, for good reason. Their tap list is diverse, and they have enough bottles that there is always something new to try. The bartenders are knowledgeable and friendly as well, making it a good spot for a few beers.
About half of the times I have been here I end up sitting at the bar, and I have usually had some good beer conversation with the bartenders there. However, a number of people I know have had less than pleasant experiences with the staff due to their lack of beer knowledge.
Sometimes, actual most of the time, the atmosphere here is a bit odd. There are some beer geeks, Bucktown locals, and hipsters all intermingling. The hipsters do not seem to interact well with anyone else. But I have no problems relaxing on a weeknight in a chill environment.
Normally I stay away on Friday and Saturday nights. The couple of times I have been here, it is impossible to get a beer and the scene is not what I want when I head to a beer bar.
Maverick34 (42) New York | April 29, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Sweet space in wicker park, fantastic collection, friendly staff. One of the best chicago has to offer.
DiarmaidBHK (523) Pennsylvania | April 26, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
I wasnít sure about this place as I emerged from the cab. It looked like a neighborhood dive bar populated. Y hipsters. Well thatís what it is. The service is a bit to beerier than thou and the water glasses are essentially urine sample cups. Didnít have any food not with Pequidís delivering a notched box of pure deliciousness. The ambience is awesome. Very laid back very comfortable. Itís the kind of environment beer was meant to be enjoyed. And the tap list. Very editorial with lots of stuff like Three floyds you canít find everywhere. I would definitely go back and not talk to anybody.
northropfrye (97) Steinbach, Manitoba | April 1, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
A friendly local crowd and gritty atmosphere. Cash only. Was packed when we were there (Saturday evening) and hard to find a spot to even stand with our beers. The list was nice (lots of local craft) though not huge (like, say, Hopleaf).
pablo951 (22) Chicago, Illinois | February 11, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Excellent bar located in Chicagoís Bucktown neighborhood. This is a must stop for any beer fan. They always have a large selection of beers on tap from some of the favorite microbreweries around plus over 100 beers and bottles. Not much on food but who needs it when youíve got great beer.
blutt59 (131) Dallas, Texas | January 18, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Nice shotgun corner bar with about 20 good taps and numerous bottles, quiet ambiance with local neighborhood bar vibe, friendly staff
Beerman6686 (92) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | December 7, 2012
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
Maybe I came at a bad time taplist wise, but was a bit disappointed with this place. Ambiance was ok, Library/Museum looking room with lots of maps, long bar, with tight corners. Althoguh it was busy, it took a very long time to get the attendtion of bartenders and order a drink. Selection was solid, but nothing crazy, and not as great as I was expecting given its rating on here. Beers were ok priced for Chicago, but still a bit expensive and nothing too crazy on tap. Worth it if you;re around, but don;t go out of our way.
Gumballhead2 (3) Illinois | October 5, 2012
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 20/20
Great place. Prices decent for having Chicago overhead. Big selection of beers including some hard to find. Been here quite a few times. Very friendly and knowledgeable.
Advocate_Ames (27) Pennsylvania | October 3, 2012
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
A memorable stop on my Chicago trip. It was a relaxing afternoon check in. The bartender helped with all my questions and didnít feel bothered. It wasnít a cheap place but it was fair. As for the selection it was better than most places. Itís worth going to.
EHouse (20) Boston, Massachusetts | August 12, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
My one and only criticism is cash only. How hip do you have to be to fit in with the hipsters of Bucktown not to mention itís the f-ing 21st century and Iím venting to cyber space because Iím too lazy to carry cash money with me. I digress, amazing selection of beers, and fine bitties who like beer frequent this spot, which means you could easily find your future wife here...
GT2 (343) Riverslime, California | June 29, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Incredible beer bar, one of the first places I ever went to as a beer geek that blew me out of the water. Really cool decor, large bar, tables, no food though. Three Floyds and Half Acre on tap is enough said. Bottle list included a lot of Lost Abbey stuff, Three Floyds Behemoth (hard to find). Definitely worth perusing the bottle list. Staff knows a lot about beer, was patient as I sifted through the bottle list. Prices were not bad considering the area. Had a blast here!
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