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Nice brewery with good seasonal options

Friendly atmosphere and good beer choices. 15-20 different options on tap and various combinations... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
My favorite brewery by far

I have loved the Not Your Fathers root beer since it was released several years ago and since we... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Bill F
Deptford, New Jersey, United States
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1000 N Rand Rd Ste 204, Wauconda, IL 60084-1182
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly atmosphere and good beer choices. 15-20 different options on tap and various combinations of beers to try for a different experience as well. Clean, inviting place.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I have loved the Not Your Fathers root beer since it was released several years ago and since we were in the Chicago area this was a must stop at location for me. They had so many delicious choices and I'm fairly certain we tried...More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

It took us awhile to find the place given the location, but I'm SO glad we did! We have met the owner Tim who is awesome! So nice and love to hear his stories about how his business came about and the struggles he faced.....More

1  Thank HeadsUp4u
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Basic tap room, no food, but you can get delivery. The Main attraction is of course the potent 19% root beer. Nirvana! Almost as good is new to me Ginger Ale 7% which is also super yummy, but less potent. You must go!

1  Thank thisguyjones
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Had a blast celebrating our 25th Anniversary here last night. The ambiance was perfect for the occasion and the owners were great at accommodating all our requests. The brewery tour and take-home for growlers of their favorite beer for guests made it a memorable evening...More

1  Thank Jayesh C
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This local "brewery" puts together a varied selection of mostly sweet alcopops. They have the root beer and ginger ale flavors you may have already seen on store shelves and many others that rotate like butter scotch, bourbon pecan, apple pie, hibiscus, vanilla, blondie, strawberry...More

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Not your father's root beer is there flagship it's awesome but everything else is very sweet we call it adult soda pop .

Thank chitownburbs
Reviewed 8 August 2016

These beers are so good. So many of them taste like candy. Great pricing. Butterscotch Root Beer was my favorite had to get a growler. Got the French Toast and it was better than the French Toast I ate for breakfast.

1  Thank Dave K
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Yummy! Tastes! Maple syrup flavored beer. Great idea for a brunch-breakfast event. Now if only is was bottles and available!

Thank Connie C
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I have been to breweries in 12 different states. I can honestly say that this was the best experience I have ever had at a brewery. Be warned the the jerks in Illinois legislature do not believe that anyone in Illinois is smart enough to...More

1  Thank Travis G
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