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Chicago Beer Experience

Chicago, IL 60657
+1 312-818-2172
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Pioneers and Pints Beer Tour in Bucktown and Wicker Park
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Chicago Beer Experience Beer Tours offer walkable beer tasting and bar tours in Chicago! We have two neighborhood tours; one in Lakeview & Lincoln Park, and the other in Bucktown & Wicker Park. You'll taste several craft beers, learn about Chicago history from 1833 to the present, and even eat some bacon or a Chicago hot dog! Tours are led by a trained guide, who will weave Chicago history and beer together in a fun, informative way while visiting four establishments, some of which have been around since the days of Prohibition. Perfect for men and women ages 21 to 121, individuals and groups, from bachelor parties to corporate outings, we've got something for everyone.
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Chicago, IL 60657
+1 312-818-2172
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very rainy day, but the tour guide was amazing, the beer was delicious, and the company was fantastic. Glad we spent our rainy day visiting Chicago taking this tour to try different beers and hear about the sins of the city.

Thank Jen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this tour for visitors and locals!!!! Our guide, Glenn's passion for the city as well as all of the craft brews is unsurpassed!!! Even the German influence and tales of prohibition were fascinating---that's pretty amazing that I remember them after 13 "tastings"--very generous...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Sin & Suds beer tour was great! We went to 4 bars that we definitely wouldn't have thought to go to being tourists, but they were all so different and had tons of interesting history. It's definitely an adventurous beer drinkers tour, but I...More

Thank Kristin L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just did this tour last week with a group of friends. It's a great way to see some of the local bars (not the touristy places). It was nice to see a couple of the neighborhoods also. I would highly recommend this.

Thank bex1008
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My brother and cousin came into town for Labor Day weekend and this was the perfect thing to do! We learned a little about the history of the mob/downtown Chi while drinking beer! Needless to say it was a great time going from place to...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great experience for my cooperate offsite team members! We enjoyed the tour as well as the deep dish pizza (you have to pay for that separately but its worth it). Our Tour guides were amazing!!! I would recommend this tour to anyone!!! Especially in a...More

Thank Felicia C
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We went on tour with friends from Chicago. It was a really fun. Lee had great knowledge of beer and history. Lee's funny style is great way to unwind and enjoy some beer. The Bacon and Beer tour is worth the time.

Thank TexasCouple_24
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Glenn led our walking tour of Wicker Park / Bucktown - Pioneers and Pints. Sampled a wide variety of mostly local brews. He provided interesting info on the history of the local establishments and the neighborhoods. Even living in the area for a number of...More

Thank mike h
Reviewed 31 August 2017

My sister took me on this tour for my 40th birthday and we had a blast! Our guide was really knowledgable and personable. I would recommend this to Chicago natives or those visiting Chicago!

1  Thank suejurgo
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I organized this tour as an outing with some Chicagoland workmates. The tour exceeded expectations, tour guide was interesting and informative. As a Chicagoan I learned a ton about local history and visited some spots I have never been to before. I highly recommend this...More

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Kellyne S
28 August 2016|
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Response from CBE_Bruce | Property representative |
Hi Kellyne! This is Bruce from Chicago Beer Experience. Gary W above is correct in his listing of locations (thanks Gary!) and you can find more information on our website, which TripAdvisor won't let us post here for... More
10 July 2015|
Response from CBE_Bruce | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you so much for reaching out! Unfortunately, we do not operate a vehicle - we are a neighborhood walking tour. Upon purchase of our beer tour tickets, you'll automatically receive detailed instructions and... More