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Chicago Beer Experience Beer Tours offer walkable beer tasting and bar tours in Chicago! We have two neighborhood tours; one in Lakeview & Lincoln Park, and the other in Bucktown & Wicker Park. You'll taste several craft beers, learn about Chicago history from 1833 to the present, and even eat some bacon or a Chicago hot dog! Tours are led by a trained guide, who will weave Chicago history and beer together in a fun, informative way while visiting four establishments, some of which have been around since the days of Prohibition. Perfect for men and women ages 21 to 121, individuals and groups, from bachelor parties to corporate outings, we've got something for everyone.
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Chicago, IL 60657
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our tour guide, Phil, was fantastic! I would highly recommend this tour! Not only do you receive great beer but also learn so much about the history of beer and Chicago!

Thank jen p
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I have been on all 3 of their tours and heartily recommend them. They are fun and informative! And we have meet great people on all the tours. All of the tour leaders have been terrific. The leader in my photo is...More

Thank 386aliceh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time! Most of the beers I hadn't tried prior to the tour, yet I was pleasantly surprised by the great variety of beers and bar hopping experience. Cool gangster stories. Easily accessible from the South Shore train if you are traveling from...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the pace of the tour. The two hosts for the tour were articulate and pleasant to listen to and be around. I thought the 4 venues we visited were well chosen and diverse enough to add to the overall experience.

Thank Glynn M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great tour of the city of Chicago paired with some great stories. Beer fans of any kind should consider this tour.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did the Bucktown/Wicker park walking tour this past Saturday with family members who were in town for the weekend. It was the perfect afternoon activity. Our guide, Vince, was amazing! He was so fun and very knowledgeable - not only of the beers we sampled,...More

1  Thank Melody T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had Glen and Lee as our tour guides and they were very fun and informative. Glen's knowledge of beer and the historical sites we visited was incredibly impressive. He sat and talked with us for a bit after the tour and he is an...More

Thank kschlei1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the Sin and Suds Walking tour this weekend. The tour guides, Lee & Glen, were very knowledgeable and kept things fun despite the rain. The city is ripe with vice and seedy history so if you are interested in the prohibition-era and underworld history...More

Thank Dave I
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My buddy and I had a great time on the Sin and Suds Walking tour in the South Loop of Chicago. I recommend taking this tour early in your trip to Chicago because its a great way to discover so many great breweries and eateries....More

1  Thank jpiper03
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Very knowledgeable and personable guide led us through four wonderful Bucktown/Wicker Park pubs. Great way to spend a sunny afternoon learning about neighborhoods and their history while sampling the variety of beers available to aficionados.

Thank fitzkneemd
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Kellyne S
We are interested in taking the Loop and South Loop tour in October. Can you please provide more specific details on where the tour departs from and a listing of the bars/restaurants where we will stop?
28 August 2016|
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Response from CBE_Bruce | Property representative |
Hi Kellyne! This is Bruce from Chicago Beer Experience. Gary W above is correct in his listing of locations (thanks Gary!) and you can find more information on our website, which TripAdvisor won't let us post here for... More
Will you pick up and drop off a party of 7 at my hotel?
10 July 2015|
Response from CBE_Bruce | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you so much for reaching out! Unfortunately, we do not operate a vehicle - we are a neighborhood walking tour. Upon purchase of our beer tour tickets, you'll automatically receive detailed instructions and... More