Chicago Southland Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries
The craft beer industry has exploded across the United States, and the Chicago Southland is no exception. Home to 19 craft breweries, fun is always on tap in the region.
Sample an award-winning brew at Evil Horse Brewing Company in Crete, including the silky-smooth, pale wheat Downtown Hottie. Hop over to the Chicago Southland’s oldest brewery, Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery in Flossmoor, for even more topnotch taps. Enjoy open mic nights and live entertainment year-round at Hailstorm Brewing Co. in Tinley Park. While you’re in Tinley Park, check out 350 Brewing Company, which features nearly 20 unique brews on tap.
Unwind at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant, with locations in Orland Park and New Lenox. Sample award-winning wines at a tasting or enjoy a perfectly paired, delectable meal from their expansive menu. History and hops come together at the Thornton Distilling and Brewing Co. in Thornton. With parts of this building dating back to the 1800s, this location is perfect to grab a refreshing Old Fashioned.