24 Hours in Chicago: Enjoying Winter in the Windy City

Illinois, Chicago Guide (B): 24 Hours in Chicago: Enjoying Winter in the Windy City

After three years on the road, we finally headed back home to celebrate the holidays with our family members. Our goal was to showcase a fun, festive day exploring Chicago to inspire our friends and followers from around the globe to visit our hometown city. We spent a lovely day together during the height of the Christmas season. Come check out some of Chicago’s best stops on our tour of downtown.

We started our day with a tour and tasting at Rock Bottom Brewery. During our visit, we were able to meet 1:1 with the head Brewmaster, Ray Gonzalez. The beer is brewed right at their Chicago location and those interested in touring the facilities can get an insider look at the entire process.

Interestingly enough, visitors can spot the working brewing pipes and machinery running throughout the restaurant. Those metal pipes aren’t simply for decoration! At Rock Bottom Brewery the beer-making is actually a work in progress, set among the diners and drinkers.

During the holidays, Rock Bottom Brewery creates special ales to celebrate the spirit of the season. This year, they featured the Wicked Elf Ale, a Belgium inspired brew only available for a limited time. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 24 Hours in Chicago: Enjoying Winter in the Windy City
Guide Location: USA » Chicago
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Audrey Lesner
Read it on author's website: https://thebudgetsavvytravelers.com/2018/01/05/24-hours-chicago-enjoying-winter-windy-city
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Rock Bottom Brewery
  • Magnificent Mile
  • Giordano’s Pizza
  • Hilton Garden Inn Chicago

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