There’s nothing better after a long day than an ice cold, craft beer. If you’re in Schaumburg, Illinois, you’re in luck—there are several places to choose from when deciding where to drink up. Check out these three best spots in Schaumburg for craft beer.
RAM Restaurant and Brewery
The team member-owned RAM Restaurant and Brewery has more than 30 locations, one of which is in Schaumburg. The brewery features their own handcrafted beer at this family-oriented restaurant and provides patrons with gracious hospitality and service. A number of seasonal beers are on tap including Barefoot Wit, which is a light and hazy Belgian-style brew spiced with orange peel and coriander, and Double Dipa, which is a New England-inspired Double IPA and includes Mosaic, Amarillo, El Dorado, and Mosaic Lupulin Powder. Be sure to check out the rotating selection of flagship craft brews that are served with nitrogen.
Aside from great craft beer, RAM serves up delicious dishes such as pretzel sticks and beer cheese fondue, truffle parmesan RAM chips, and bacon-wrapped prime meatloaf. Stop by for happy hour Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. for specials on flagship beers, wine, well drinks, and food. RAM is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to midnight and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Granite City Food & Brewery
Using Fermentus Interruptus, a patented process, Granite City Food & Brewery brews some of the best hand-crafted beer around. They have signature brews on tap, such as The Duke (Pale Ale), Batch 1000 (Double IPA), and Broad Ave. (Oatmeal Stout). Seasonal brews are also available throughout the year at this casual American restaurant. All beer is made in small batches, and their brewers craft more than 500,000 gallons of beer every year across their locations.
In addition to their tasty libations, Granite City Food & Brewery also prepares made-from-scratch dishes that are sure to please your palate, including artisan flatbreads, bison burgers, seafood, steaks, and more. After enjoying a delicious dinner and brew, be sure to save room for their seasonal sorbet or vanilla bean crème brûlée. The restaurant and brewery is open daily for lunch and dinner, and also serves brunch on Sundays.
Beerhead Bar & Eatery
If you’re ready to get educated on the world of craft brews, head to Beerhead Bar & Eatery. Beerhead University offers private events where you can enjoy tastings and pairings selected by their Beer Pros. They serve handcrafted brews from both local and regional breweries, providing you with a plethora of tastes for all palettes. Be sure to pair your beer with something from the kitchen, such as pizza, sandwiches, salads, or their signature (and shareable) Barbarian Pretzel. Beerhead is open Monday through Thursday for dinner, and Friday through Sunday for lunch and dinner. It’s also open late every night.
Regardless of the type of beer you like, you’re sure to find something tasty on tap at one of these breweries and bars. Grab your designated driver or call a cab and head to one of these great spots in Schaumburg tonight!
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