Sample some of the best beer and spirits in the state with new, user-friendly guide.
April 26, 2017
Chicago, IL – The Illinois Office of Tourism today announces the release of its newest guide to craft breweries and distilleries around the state. Plan a quick Chicago & Beyond beer-centric getaway at the more than forty craft breweries and distilleries in the Chicagoland area, or travel downstate and experience even more of the state’s celebrated local flavors and ingredients.
Illinois, located in the heart of the Midwest, knows a thing or two about craft beer. The state is among the most exciting places to enjoy handcrafted brews and spirits thanks to the many local artisans and craftsman who take extreme pride in their work.
Browsing the guide, readers will find a listing of craft brews and distilleries across Illinois, listed alphabetically by town. Included in the guide are such popular drinking destinations as:
“This state offers such a variety of activities to inspire travel, and our guides allow us to showcase how Illinois tourism can cater to individual interests and hobbies” says Cory Jobe, Director of the Illinois Office of Tourism. “Our Illinois breweries are worth planning an entire trip around – offering tasting rooms, tours, restaurants, sample souvenirs and events and festivals throughout the year.”