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Revolution Brewing Company

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Revolution Brewing CompanyRevolution Brewing Company
BEER AVG
3.94/5
Based on:
75 Beers
12,050 Ratings
Place Score: 98
Ratings: 353
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 4.4
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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(Place added by: weatherdog on 02-04-2010)
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Photo of JVB
4.73/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

The first time I went to Revolution Brewery was for the release of Deth's Tar. I vaguely remember the night as I had one too many of the limited release Stout. I recall a live folk band that was tearing the place up, with a tuba player that drank like a fish. Not to mention that episode 4-6 of the original Star Wars was playing.... I did escape with a whole case of Deth's Tar, shirts, and a revolution Brewery sign.

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev -31.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

Photo of matjack85
4.41/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I've been to this brewpub 3 times now and every time I've found the service friendly and professional. Everyone on the staff was knowledgeable about the beers they offer and helpful with recommendations as to what beers pair well with each food choice.

They've made well over 75 beers now, so there's lots to choose from, although some are seasonals and therefore not available year round. I've had a few clunkers, but for the most part they are well made and good examples of the style they represent - often with a new or interesting twist.

The food here is a bit on the pricey side, but never boring. Many of their offerings are made with their beers as part of the recipe. Even their soup and ice cream are made with beer (and both are delicious, by the way). The beer battered fish & chips is my favorite entree, but the flemish ale stew was not bad either. Their bacon fat popcorn sprinkled with parmesan cheese is probably their most popular appetizer, but to me it was only so-so. The only thing I would not order from here again is their reuben. Absolute must tries are the cheddar beer soup, the Eugene porter ice cream, and the warmed pecan brownie dessert plate that comes with bourbon ice cream and pears drizzled with butterscotch sauce.

If there is one complaint I have it's that their web site needs serious updating and correcting. The menu and beer selections change often and the web site never keeps up with the changes.

I can't comment on how crowded they are for dinner as I've only been here for lunches, but I've never found seating a problem at that time. There is no parking lot if you drive, so I recommend public transportation. Both the Milwaukee Ave. and California Ave buses stop just ½ block from the front door and the CTA blue line is just a few blocks away.

It's a nice looking place with dark brown wooden tables and chairs and a centrally located bar if you're just there to drink. You can also see several of the beer tanks thru a glass window in the back. It's a little classier than you average brewpub with green linen napkins, real silverware, and interesting plate presentations.

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

Revolution Brewing Company in Chicago, IL
98 out of 100 based on 353 ratings.