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Half Acre Beer Company

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Half Acre Beer CompanyHalf Acre Beer Company
BA SCORE
3.96/5
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16,094 Ratings
Half Acre Beer CompanyHalf Acre Beer Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

4257 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60618-2953
United States

(773) 248-4038 | map
halfacrebeer.com

Notes:
Taproom
Tuesday-Wednesday: 11am-11pm
Thursday: 11am-12am
Friday-Saturday: 11am-1am
Sunday: 11am-11pm
Closed Mondays.
Store hours
Tuesday - Friday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday- Sunday: 11:00am - 7:00pm

Added by rhoadsrage on 08-01-2008

BEER STATS
Beers:
154
Reviews:
3,424
Ratings:
16,094
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.39/5
Reviews:
73
Ratings:
395
pDev:
8.88%
 
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Ratings: 395 |  Reviews: 73
Reviews by Fluffheady:
Photo of Fluffheady
5/5  rDev +13.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

This taproom is a MUST visit. Half Acre has been my favorite Chicagoland brewery for quite a while. The people are really great. The new taproom is BEAUTIFUL. They always have a lot of special things in the taproom, and they have Firken Fridays! Visit this brewery if you visit Chicago.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of BSEDS
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of jbarry3000
4.21/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Budlum
4.15/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of tommy5
4.09/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of HOLTMAN44
4.4/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of freshbeer7
5/5  rDev +13.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of MTKATL
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of swenny916
4.21/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

V- Nice taproom feel. They are very strict on how many people can be in the taproom at a time, so you never feel crowded.

Q- Always have the regulars and usually at least one specialty beer. Beer is always fresh and I enjoy the house yeast.

S- You can sit at the bar and be served by the bartender or a table and have a server. Either way the service is fast and helpful.

Selection- On top of whatever they have on tap, you can head next door to the growler fill station and have samples of everything. It helps you decide what you want in the taproom and helps prevent duds.

F- Haven't had it so can't comment. It's gourmet burritos which definitely look good.

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Photo of Gatch
4.82/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Went before a Cubs game. Killer selection and great knowledgeable bar tenders. Plenty of samples, super fresh, awesome selection. Great location and neighborhood. Cant beat a place like this!

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Photo of zkoehn
3.81/5  rDev -13.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of chicagobeerguy
4.23/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

If you're in Chicago, Half Acre is a MUST. Not only does this place serve great beer but they sell it at a great price. The vibe is casual and the staff is laid back (in a good way). I think the best thing they have going for them is their growler station. They have around 12 different beers on tap to fill up your vessel and the cool part is a lot of the beers here aren't made in large quantities so they always have something new to try. I came in with my cousin one time and the guy behind the bar let him sample EVERY single beer on tap, super nice. Their taproom is cool but a little small, it gets packed at night which is great for business but sometimes can get annoying to be so cramped. Over all this place rocks and their beer is super dope so definitely check it out.

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Photo of mkyer
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Adamplus4000
3.56/5  rDev -18.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of vande
4.41/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of FBarber
4.18/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of frasergrove
4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Small tap room with tables and a bar. Several taps, cans and bottles available for consumption. Service was friendly and attentive. The burritos are good and the side of smashed red potatoes were tasty too. There is a store next door for grower fills, glasses and t-shirts. I'll go back for sure.

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Photo of atone315
4.61/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Beer was delicious and spot on...albeit a bit heavy on the hoppy side of things. Big Hugs, Vintage 2015, was on the menu but stamped as sold out...BUMMER. Music was a tad loud, but Im getting close to 40 FWIW. It was packed but a Saturday afternoon...would love to stop in here during a more chill time period...if there is one? Def a must stop if on the North Side of Chi-town. BTW, the food was awesome.

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Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Cool spot, on the small side though. I was there ahead of a concert at the Aragon, and it was packed. We were relegated to a spot along the wall crowding some diners on a bench. Great beer, great vibe though. 12 or so tap selections.

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Photo of IckyT2012
4.11/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of VABA
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of brights
4.93/5  rDev +12.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of kreg02
4.58/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Eman17
4.18/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

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Half Acre Beer Company in Chicago, IL
Brewery rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 16,094 ratings
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