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Brewpub + Restaurant


Sun-Mon / 12-10pm
Tues / Closed
Wed-Thurs / 12-10pm
Fri-Sat / Noon-Midnight
Kitchen / Service stops 30 min prior closing


2323 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647


Taproom + Production Brewery

Upcoming Closures

March 17 — Closed for a Private Event
March 24 — Closed for a Private Event
April 21 — Closed for a Private Event
April 26 — Closed for a Private Event
June 18 — Closed for a Private Event
July 7 — Closed for a Private Event


Mon-Tue / CLOSED
Wed-Thu / 2-9pm
Fri / 2-10pm
Sat / 12-10pm
Sun / 12-6pm


3340 N. Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60618


BeaNorma Gene

Barrel-Aged Porter aged with Coffee Beans

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Barrel-Aged Hugene is a humongous Imperial Porter aged in Woodford Reserve barrels and brewed using the first runnings of wort from a huge mash yielding the darkest and highest concentration of fermentable sugars.

A host of specialty malts such as Munich, Caramunich and CaraAroma lend an initial caramel flavor and sweetness upfront that slowly melts away right before the tidal wave of Chocolate malt character crashes over you. A smooth silky mouthfeel from the residual malt sugars masks the high ABV% and yields remarkably drinkable ale.

Warrior hops added at the beginning of the boil contribute a light balanced bitterness and a pinch of Columbus in the whirlpool lends a faint citrus zest aroma which lurks beneath the waves of chocolate. This is a very complex beer that is going to develop aromas of dark fruit and cocoa. We then let this sit in the Grundy tank for a week with Rev Blend coffee beans from Dark Matter. Yet another layer of flavor added to this dessert in a glass…

Alc. by vol. – 11.5%

Bitterness - 60 IBUs


Limited Release

  • Draft