Chicago's Own Belgian Inspired Ales
Where to Find

Here are the locations currently serving our fine ales. Check back in regularly for additional bars and restaurants in the Chicago area and for upcoming events featuring our beer. Please call ahead to make sure they haven’t run out before we could get them more!

Chez Joel

1119 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607

www. chezjoelbistro.com
(312) 226-6479

Chez Joël is a family operated restaurant by brothers, Joël and Ahmed Kazouini. At Chez Joël, diners can enjoy a taste of France in a quant bistro setting.

Chef/owner Joël Kazouini’s namesake restaurant service such Gallic specialties as steak frites and coq an vin. Other highlights include classic bistro dishes (garlicky escargots, tangy and tender mussels marinieres) and sensational daily specials.

Tournedos de boeuf satisfies with a buttery filet surrounded by vegetables in a resonant Bordeaux reduction lambshank Creative salads are impeccably fresh and perfectly dressed; the stake frites are among the best in town.

Frietkoten Belgian Fries & Beer

131 N Clinton St, Chicago, IL 60661

http://www.frenchmarketchicago.com
312-575-0306

Netherlands-native Jeroen Hasenbos brings Amsterdam’s traditional Frietkoten ‘fry shack’ experience to Chicago with hand cut Belgian fries that are served in a paper cone and distinguished by a crisp outside and soft, delicious potato inside. Staying true to the popular ‘fry shacks’ in Amsterdam, Frietkoten offers traditional Belgian fries with up to 20 different sauces to choose from every day. Frietkoten has also recently added gourmet cheeseburgers to their menu, using beef that is never frozen and ground fresh daily.
In addition, Frietkoten serves seasonal, well-balanced Belgian beers to perfectly complement its fries and cheeseburgers!

Bistronomic

840 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

www.bistronomic.net
(312) 944-8400

At Bistronomic, enjoy modern cuisine rooted in French culture that showcases ingredients from Midwest farms. The restaurant, whose name is a combination of three words: bistro / gastronomy / economic, is Chef Martial Noguier’s long-time dream come to fruition; to create a contemporary bistro that is both approachable and affordable.

Red Star Liquors

2725 N Milwaukee Av, Chicago, IL 60647

https://www.facebook.com/redstarliquorstore/
(312) 867-7070

Red Star Liquor is no stranger to Logan Square—it’s been in business there for 15 years, and it’s always been a fairly cozy shop with a solid selection of booze. Now, though, the store at 2715 North Milwaukee Avenue has expanded more than threefold to a storefront at 2725 North Milwaukee Avenue, and with it comes a new taproom and lounge. The store’s walk-in beer cave also just doubled, housing 22 doors of cooler space.

Gentile's Bottle Shop

1160 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607

www.gentilesbottleshop.com
(312) 850-9463

Boutique hand-picked selection of wine, craft beer, whiskey and other fine spirits in the heart of Little Italy.

Simone's

960 W. 18th St. Chicago, 60608

www.simonesbar.com
(312) 666-8601

Owned by the team behind Boiler Room, this Pilsen bar offers grill fare in local flavors like black bean and banana empanadas, quesadillas, Mexican grilled chicken sandwiches with salsa mayo, as well as several local brews on tap.

Twin Anchors

1655 N Sedgwick St, Chicago, IL 60614

https://twinanchorsribs.com
(312) 266-1616

Located in an historic Old Town building that dates back to 1881, Twin Anchors Restaurant & Tavern® is one of the oldest restaurants in the city of Chicago. Since its founding in 1932, Twin Anchors has always been known for great, tender, barbequed baby-back ribs that can be enjoyed in a quaint neighborhood tavern.
Check out the website for a more detailed foray into the rich history of the Chicago classic

Monk's Pub

205 W. Lake Street, Chicago, IL

http://www.monkspubchicago.com
312-357-6665

Monk's is a solid urban bar with no pretentions. The burgers are very good. It's right under the el at Lake and Wells, and the perfect spot for a burger and a beer after work. Loosen your tie, complain about the boss, toss you peanut shells on the floor!

City Winery

1200 W. Randolph St. Chicago, IL 60607

http://www.citywinery.com/chicago/
312-733-9463

City Winery strives to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to our customers who are passionate in sharing wine, music, and culinary arts. We are a unique facility, combining a fully functioning winery with intimate concerts, food & wine classes, private events in a variety of configurations, and fine dining. We have created a compelling mix for our sophisticated clientele of foodies, and active cultural patrons—bringing the wine country experience to the middle of a large city.

Bottled Blonde

504 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654

http://bottledblondechi.com
(312) 982-7640

Stroll up and stop in for a pizza pie and pint. Bottled Blonde is the casual neighborhood concept of restaurant & nightlife developers Evening Entertainment Group.

The Sedgwick Stop

1612 N. Sedgwick, Chicago, IL 60614

www.sedgwickshop
(312) 804-1377

Bruce Longanecker Jr. and Hillary Lake are the dynamic team behind this friendly neighborhood spot in Old Town Chicago. Our mission at The Stop is to make everyone feel at home and make sure everyone is having a good time. We offer a large selection of wines, whiskey and craft beers paired with a menu of elevated comfort foods. It is our pleasure to host your parties in our private party room, provide tastings and dinner pairings, craft beer tap takeovers and just hang out and cheer on our Chicago teams! Come on in and say hi, we are happy to be part of the neighborhood.

Summer House Santa Monica

1954 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614

www.summerhouse.com
(773)634-4100

Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises' Chef/Partner Jeff Mahin and Chef/Partner Francis Brennan bring their popular California-style concept, Summer House Santa Monica, to Lincoln Park in Chicago IL. Inside Summer House, guests will find a laid-back, friendly vibe with an environment reminiscent of the Golden State, complete with beach house-inspired décor. The chef-driven menu highlights simple, hand-crafted dishes prepared with local and seasonally-inspired ingredients, many of which are prepared on a wood fire grill. A carefully curated list of California wines complement each menu item.

South Water Kitchen

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago, 225 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601

http://www.southwaterkitchen.com/?utm_source=googlebusiness&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=gbreferral
(312) 236-9300

Located adjacent to Kimpton's Hotel Monaco Chicago, South Water Kitchen resides in what used to be called the South Water Market district, where the city received and distributed the fresh produce that arrived from around the country. In acknowledgement of the area’s market history, Chef Waysok personally buys his produce and meats directly from a host of local purveyors to create menus that are always seasonally fresh. His recipes are based on the classic Midwestern recipes he grew up on: Braised Durham Ranch Buffalo Shank, Bourbon Braised Pork Belly, and succulent Grilled Rabbit Sausage—plus a vast selection of delicious, fully gluten-free options at every meal of the day (cocktails, too!). In the tavern, it’s happy hour all day, every day, with daily specials on drinks and bar bites.

Noble Grape

802 N Bishop St, Chicago, IL 60642

www.noblegrape.net
(312) 846-1204

a hip, boutique wine shop in a casual, comfortable setting with moderate prices and a unique wine selection that appeals to the smart, eclectic consumer from its neighborhood, Noble Square in the West Town district.

The Noble Grape’s “sophisticated, approachable wine” philosophy and “service first” approach meet the needs of its customers.

This same philosophy and approach is brought to our craft beers & spirits collection and will include event promotions, such as classes and tasting that provide an integrated approach to the overall wine experience, while offering a good value.

Famous Liquors

7714 Madison St. Forest Park, IL 60130

www.facebook.com/famousliquors
Phone number (708) 366-2500

For 81 yrs Famous Liquors is here to service you're fine wine, spirits, craft beer, and cheese shop needs

The Motel

600 W Chicago Ave #4, Chicago, IL 60654

www.themotelbar.com
(312) 822-2900

The chic industrial space, with high vaulted ceilings, exposed ductwork, and circular red vinyl booths, is designed for mingling: there are no TVs, and the music is kept at a conversation-friendly volume. An extensive list of classic cocktails -- manhattans, Tom Collinses, Rob Roys -- dominates the five-page room-service-themed menu, but the simply prepared food makes for great late-night snacking.

Printer's Row Wine Shop

719 S. Dearborn, Chicago 60605

www.printersrowwine.com
312-663-9314

.Boutique hand-picked selection of wine, craft beer, whiskeys & spirits.

Bitter Pops

3345 N Lincoln Ave #102, Chicago, IL 60657

https://www.bitterpops.com
(773) 857-7677

Bitter Pops Original Beer Shoppe endlessly endeavors to create the “The Ultimate Beer Experience.” We are striving to create a place where beer drinkers can experience the stories and beers from their favorite breweries. We also hope our space will encourage people to come together and enjoy the social and relaxed atmosphere that beer naturally creates.
As a specialty retail beer store, Bitter Pops focuses on selling the best selection of American Craft and International beer. Social elements of the store include:

* Special events such as brewer/supplier guest appearances
* Weekly tastings of new beers, rare beers, and seasonal beers
* Mini Growler & Pop service in our Tasting Room
* Giftables, Wearables, and Packaged Edibles

Goddess and Grocer

649 N. Damen Ave Chicago, Illinois 60647

http://www.goddessandgrocer.com/locations.php
(773) 342-3200

5 Chicago locations for made-to-order gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads, delicious prepared foods, yummy desserts, groceries, wine, beer and more!

Reggie's Rock Club

2109 S. State St. Chicago, IL 60616

www.reggieslive.com
(312) 949-0120

Would you like a side of indie rock with your burger? This bar and grill comes complete with a full sound system and stage for live performances from mostly local acts playing everything from indie rock and punk to blues and jazz. Hungry bargoers can grab a seat and chow down while cheering for a band, or watch sports and concert DVDs on the flat-screen TVs. Menus printed on record sleeves feature bar comfort food, barbecued items and a nightly TV dinner special that's served on a silver tray with compartments for two sides and a dessert, just like the good ol' days. If you're just here for a beer, swill one of 24 draft brews, or select from the nearly 30 bottles of specialty beers.

Farmhouse

228 W Chicago Ave. Chicago, IL 60654

www.farmhousechicago.com
(312) 280-4960

You can see this urban farmhouse tavern's pledge to keep it local written all over the menu -- 24 craft brews on the massive beer list, which designates anything from outside Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan as "imports"

Harry Caray's Italian

33 W Kinzie St. Chicago, IL 60654

http://www.harrycarays.com
312.828.0966

Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, named “Best Steakhouse in Chicago” by the Chicago Tribune Dining Poll, Best of Citysearch Poll and Metromix on CLTV, serves the finest prime, aged steaks, chops and Italian favorites. The sophisticated, high energy restaurant is home to a museum-quality collection of sports memorabilia, original newspapers and photographs. Big-name athletes, celebrities and politicians are regularly spotted at this must-see Chicago institution. Guests seeking a welcoming spot to catch any major sporting event can hang out in Harry’s plasma-packed bar.

Trace

3714 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60613

http://www.tracechicago.com
773-477-3400

Conveniently located 1 block north of Wrigley Field on Clark St., and steps south of The Metro, Trace has been a baseball and concert goer’s destination for over a decade. As a late night Chicago Rock Bar, Trace has been more than just a pre/post game or concert destination.