Chicago Southland Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries
The craft beer industry is exploding across the United States, and the Chicago Southland is no exception. Home to 19 craft breweries to choose from, fun is always on tap in the Chicago Southland region.
Sample an award-winning brew at Evil Horse Brewing Company in Crete, including the silky-smooth, pale wheat Downtown Hottie. Hop over to the Chicago Southland’s oldest brewery, Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery in Flossmoor, for even more topnotch taps. Enjoy open mic nights and live entertainment year-round at Hailstorm Brewing Co. in Tinley Park. While you’re in Tinley Park, check out 350 Brewing Company, which features nearly 20 unique brews on tap.
Unwind at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant, with locations in Orland Park and New Lenox. Sample award-winning wines at a tasting or enjoy a perfectly paired, delectable meal from their expansive menu. History and hops come together at the Thornton Distilling and Brewing Co. in Thornton. With parts of this building dating back to the 1800s, this location is perfect to grab a refreshing Old Fashioned.
No matter what type of pint is your passion, the Chicago Southland is overflowing with options! Please drink responsibly!
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Effective Monday, August 30, the state of Illinois is requiring that everyone age two or older be masked in indoor public spaces, regardless of whether they’re vaccinated until further notice.
Starting Monday, January 3, Cook County and the city of Chicago will require restaurant and fitness center patrons age 5 and older to show proof of vaccination. Customers 16 and older must show photo identification with a name matching proof of vaccination.
Proof of vaccination is not required to pick up restaurant orders or sit outside.
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