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Hopleaf

Not Rated.
HopleafHopleaf
BA SCORE
98
world-class

270 Ratings
Ratings: 270
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 10.11%
Taps: 68
Bottles: 350
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

5148 N Clark St
Chicago, Illinois, 60640-2828
United States
phone: (773) 334-9851

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Reviews by soulgrowl:
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4.53/5  rDev +1.8%

It's just nice to know that places like the Hopleaf exist, even if it is so far away. A friend of mine took me there for the first time a few weeks ago, and let me just say that "wide-eyed" and "slack-jawed" don't even begin to express how excited I was when I saw the tap list.

I won't bother rattling off everything they had, because their website has the whole menu posted. I will tell you what I had: Cantillon Bruocsella 1900 Grand Cru, Rodenbach Grand Cru, Allagash White, Hennepin, Black Sun Stout (all on tap!), and Vuuve. They were all served in the right glass, with a fair amount of head, and none too cold (though a few should have been a bit warmer). Prices were very decent, ranging from $4-8, though some of the bottles did run a bit expensive.

The food was excellent, too. I had their Wit-steamed mussels with herbs (delicious) and double-fried frites with garlic aioli (also delicious), and was very satisfied.

This bar has something for everyone, with a lot of really awesome, obscure stuff, yet the vibe is laid-back and boisterous. You won't be disappointed.

Full review at my blog: http://iamaviking.com/2007/01/11/the-hopleaf-%e3%82%b6%ef%bd%a5%e3%83%9b%e3%83%83%e3%83%97%e3%83%aa%e3%83%bc%e3%83%95/

soulgrowl, Jan 19, 2007
More User Reviews:
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5/5  rDev +12.4%

Just an incredible selection of beer and some tough to find gems--fresh Zombie Dust and some great Belgians amongst others. Super laid back. Will go again. Easy red train from downtown.

surfcaster, Friday at 10:45 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

millertime416, Thursday at 06:22 AM
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5/5  rDev +12.4%

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5/5  rDev +12.4%

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5/5  rDev +12.4%

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Hopleaf in Chicago, IL
98 out of 100 based on 270 ratings.