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Revolution Brewing Company

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Revolution Brewing CompanyRevolution Brewing Company
BEER AVG
3.99/5
Based on:
102 Beers
1,926 Reviews
Place Score: 95
Reviews: 110
Visits: 438
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: n/a
Taps: 16
Bottles: 50
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

2323 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60647-2924
United States
phone: (773) 227-2739

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @revbrewchicago

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Reviews: 110 | Visits: 438
Reviews by CapitalGains:
Photo of CapitalGains
3.9/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Visited twice during a trip to Chicago. Once solo during a Sunday afternoon and once again the same day (evening) with some friends.

A: Pretty large bar area with a typical edged-U shape. I don't remember the approximate dimensions but it probably sat around 30-40 people. Sat at the bar during my first visit but secured a table towards one of the front windows with friends during the night visit. The windows (doors?) were pulled up during the evening to let some air in as it was pretty humid. A fair amount of seating was available at the bar as well as at the tables, although the tables are apparently for beer AND food, not just beer, at least when we went. We ended up only ordering beer at our table but it's something to be aware of, especially on a crowded night with strict a host(ess).

Q: Pretty good on-the-whole, although nothing outstanding. Most of the responses should be embedded in the other sections.

Serv: This was a weighted average during my two visits. Service at the bar was OK yet the server we had at our table (that same evening) was very friendly and seemed to be interested in our trip, which was primarily beer related. She also knew enough about local beer/beer in general to warrant sufficient satisfaction. We were checked on regularly and the waitress even dealt (amusingly) with one of my friends spilling his beer and brought him another, free of charge.

Selec: Revolution had a pretty good range of beer styles but some were hit or miss. When I visited they had a Porter, IPA, Blonde, English Dark Mild Ale, Witbier, APA, Herbed/Spiced Beer, and a Stout that unfortunately tasted like a cigarette. They might have had some guests' on-tap but I don't recall since we only ordered Revolution beers. A respectable variety that's probably worth visiting as you'll most likely find something you are in the mood for, unless you are craving an Imperial Stout or Barleywine.

All-in-all I enjoyed visiting this place. If I lived around Wicker Park this would probably be a regular. (2,019 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Ajlvt
4.11/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Can_has_beer
3.9/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Photo of SergeLowpz
4.85/5  rDev +13.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of wapcap
4.06/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

A great place to check out in Chicago. I loved the beer selection and the focus on local hops, and sought after hops.
The place is family friendly, and I'd recommend going with a group to try most of the beers.
The food was good, and I believe they do some local sourcing.
Definitely worth a visit(s)! (301 characters)

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.61/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Hayes86
3.99/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.25

Photo of PhillyStyle
4.05/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Ryannel24
4.36/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Kegatron
4/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of scootercrabb
4.41/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of MattMorin
4/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of invalid665
4.68/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of boothbeer
4.38/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of slipperysoup
4.13/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of crow
4.38/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of kajunwaybright
4.31/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of adamk1978
4.59/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of plaid75
3.9/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of AuntBea
4.39/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
4.09/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Westyn
4.6/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of Rosstheboss
4.6/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of 98green
4.61/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Place was packed at 7 on a Monday. Got the only seat at the bar. Loud environment from conversation. 16 of their own beers on tap plus a solid selection of bottles and cans. Draft prices started at $5 a pint up to $7 a snifter for the high abv brews (249 characters)

Photo of Homer53
4.21/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

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Revolution Brewing Company in Chicago, IL
95 out of 100 based on 110 ratings.