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Beer Available At Bangers & Lace (arranged by most recent)
Three Floyds Struise Live A Rich Life 98, Green Jack Ripper 84, 4 Hands Cast Iron Oatmeal Brown 90, Mikkeller/To Øl Walk On Water 82, 4 Hands Cuvee Ange 96, Wild Beer Modus Operandi (M.O.) 91, Vander Mill Loving Cup , Hof Ten Dormaal / Oxbow Tildonk Special ’13 82, Goose Island Kisetsu 52, Ale Syndicate Van de Velde 44, Half Acre Heyoka IPA 96, Solemn Oath Big Pern , Avery Old Jubilation Ale 96, Prairie Artisan Ales The Beer That Saved Christmas 93, Against the Grain Bonfyre Of The Daiquiris 77, Stillwater Existent 94, Green Flash Green Bullet 98, The Bruery Oude Tart 99, Solemn Oath Man vs. Internet 71, Victory Red Thunder 95
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SrSilligoose (251) pouring bus, New Brunswick | November 18, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
old parlor bar ambiance offered. some sort of new belgium sour beer tap takeover going on when i was @. roughly 0 people offered @ offpeak hour, which is fine. a nice option.
swoopjones (305) Buffalo, New York | June 4, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
liked this place. stopped by during Chicago Beer Week. Port & Solen Oath night. Great decor, long bar & communal table, outdoor seating. nice list. Will definately go back
fluffheady (100) Chicago, Illinois | February 9, 2013| Updated August 4, 2013
60 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 3/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 11/20
This place is OK. The beer list is awesome. Their "Bangers" are kind of disappointing. They claim to be a sausage landmark, but all they really have are some dressed up hot dogs and 2 or 3 sausages. They’re pretty good, but not what I would expect from a sausage place.
Now for the service. Go read yelp. There’s a lot of reviews on there about the staff being much more concerned with themselves than the customers. It’s true. These guys didn’t have the time to give a crap, even though the place was empty when we were there. Stop being assholes to your customers, and I’ll gladly come back. In the mean time, there’s a crap load of other bars with really good beer lists. Skip.
MobBarley (6) , | December 14, 2012
98 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
This place is a landmark for me. Perhaps the best beer bar in Chicago. Since the day they’ve opened they have been busy and for good reason. 32 rotating taps and hundreds of beers in bottle. The food is good without being to expensive and they often do special pairings. The cicerone, Ria, always makes chooses an excellent selection for their arsenal of beers.
BVery (400) Burnsville, Minnesota | September 13, 2012| Updated November 29, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Hell yeah. 32 taps, all good stuff, $2 per taster. A RB’ers heaven.
EHouse (20) Boston, Massachusetts | August 12, 2012
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
Like dining in a mountain lodge, except this lodge has foie gras corn dogs among their other delectable entrees. Great beer selection, a target rich environment and a cool name, where else would you spend Friday night?
3fourths (1270) Boulder, Colorado | July 6, 2012
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
high quality varied draft selection with a number of interesting bottles. gastropub atmosphere. a worthy beer bar in Wicker Park.
dinkle50 (77) Chicago, Illinois | March 25, 2012
64 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 12/20
This place is all right, but there are better in the city. Food isn’t too bad. Mostly small little sandwiches based around sausage. Beer list was pretty good too, but they kept running out of stuff all night. They must have shut down about 10 taps the night I was there. Kind of annoying, but in their defense, they were busy.
KickInChalice (20) Chicago, Illinois | February 17, 2012
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
Bangers and Lace allows me to participate in one of my favorite Chicago summer activities - drinking beer outside. With a large tap selection and a fair amount of bottles as well, this would have the beginnings of a great beer bar.
The best part about the beer menu is the Six Pack, were you can get 6 2 oz. samples for $9, normally of an interesting mix of beers.
Right now, I think it is a few steps away from being in the category of great beer bars I would visit regularly. The service is all right, although I have normally gone during off-peak hours, so that might have an impact. The prices on the tap list are coincidentally all $1 too expensive for an equal or smaller pour than other bars around.
The food leads me to the same conclusion - there is nothing inherently bad about the quality, but I am left wondering why it costs so much, considering it is pretty average. Mostly consisting of sausage products, the menu is also not very substantial.
This is the type of place I will head if they have something special on tap, but it will not become one of my regulars.
chicagodri (58) Chicago, Illinois | February 12, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Been here quite a few times. Very nice beer selection on tap. Good location with some good people watching, especially if you can sit outside during the summer. I haven’t had a ton of the food on the menu, but what I did order I enjoyed.
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