Beermiscuous

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4.39/5
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25 Ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Beer-to-go

2812 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60657-4202
United States

(855) 450-2337 | map
beermiscuous.com

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Added by MasterSki on 06-28-2014

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
25
pDev:
8.43%
 
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Ratings: 25 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of rchenoweth23
4.88/5  rDev +11.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Definitely one of my go to places in the city. Staff is great. Very knowledgeable about beer. Selection is fantastic and they will listen to customers suggestions to bring in new stuff. Can't say enough good things. I work remotely from here, grab a beer with my wife here, and meet out buddies to try new beers. Check it out!

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Photo of CavemanRamblin
4.42/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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

In on a snowy day in March. Great selection of both tap and retail bottles/cans. Nice, relaxed vibe. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Looking forward to another visit.

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Photo of eppCOS
4.31/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Came across this place years ago but just visited recently. Great vibe, service, and selection. Fusion between a tap room and a retail space, although as others have noted, not cheap if you're buying a lot of beer. Fun place to hang, try new beers with smaller portions, and graze around the edges. Only bummer was getting a 3 month old beer that had clearly seen better days and had lost much of its original hop presence. But great space and will be back.

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Photo of Eman17
4.46/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of cryptichead
3.93/5  rDev -10.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Phoodcritic
4.28/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Beermiscuous has a nice, relaxed vibe, and very friendly staff. There are plenty of high-quality beers on tap and in the coolers. However, don't think of this as a place to stock up, as the bottle/can prices are about double what you pay in the liquor stores. It's really for drinking on-site.

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

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

Photo of Gorf_Minor
3.67/5  rDev -16.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Angerhaus
4.81/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Canada_Dan
4.24/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of emerge077
4.01/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

2017:
Went during the day when it was less crowded and it was a better experience. Solid selection, and all singles is a great way to try new beers. Staff were friendly and helpful. Will return when in the area again.

2015:
Kind of an odd place, I was expecting the beer cafe and shop concept, but not the supermarket checkout line right in the middle of the place. The space is sort of odd on its own.

Atmosphere was a little sterile, though fairly crowded on a weekend night. A few tables up front with more in back, no actual bar or bar seating. Bright lights, coolers along the walls with beers arranged alphabetically by brewer. Cluttered boxes stacked on top of the coolers, taps listed on a side wall facing the register, which weren't very apparent when you walk in. Tap selection skewed towards local and newer breweries.

Bonus points for offering beers cheaper to go, though I'm not sure I'd hang out here just to drink a beer intentionally. Would return if visiting other places nearby (Delilah's, Paddy Longs, etc.), but probably wouldn't make it a destination on its own. Far smaller selection than most local beer stores/bars if you're visiting from out of town, still a respectable one considering space limitations.

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Photo of jaunespecks
4.73/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Stopped by Beermiscuous the other day and it was such the perfect location for appreciating good beer and hanging out to relax. The cafe style means there are couches and tables to sit with friends or do some work. Their bottle selection is good, though understandably centered on Midwest beers. Their draught selection is phenomenal though with more than 12 real stand-out beers on tap. Great for a weeknight to catch up with a friend and relax...highly recommend!

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

Photo of AuntBea
4.69/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

BIG selection of beers to choose from. You can order food in since they only serve beer.. They have a selection menus from local restaurants.

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Photo of Flabbyjandro
4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of FanReport
4.65/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Very happy to have Beermiscuous in my neighborhood. Be aware that the Beer Advocate listing is incorrect: this is both a bar AND a store -- you can take beer to go as well. Everything is available as a single so you can mix and match your own six-pack.

12 beers on draft and over 350 bottles and cans. Their beerista told me they have the largest selection of local Chicago beer of any bar in the city. Over 30 local breweries and 130 different local beers at any given time.

So obviously, a great place to sample a variety of beers. And an excellent place to hang out. Very laid back vibe, more like a coffee shop than a bar. I've worked on my laptop from Beermiscuous during the day, taken dates there in the evening, and used the basement party space for a birthday party.

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Photo of WhistlingBird
4.79/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Almost overwhelming selection when entering. Love that the beers are in alphabetical order by brewery! Made navigating very easy!

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Photo of Chris-1911
4.1/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of KrajDoesBeer
4.14/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

their draft list is not as rare as i wish but a great place to pick up small hauls

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Photo of TheVolk23
5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of little_star
4.8/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of MaximumYuks
3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

Photo of bowzer4birdie
4.4/5  rDev +0.2%

Beermiscuous in Chicago, IL
Place rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 25 ratings