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Brewpub + Restaurant

Hours

Mon / Noon-11pm
Tues / Closed
Wed-Thu / Noon-11pm
Fri-Sat / Noon-Midnight
Sun / Noon-11pm
Kitchen / Service stops 1 hour prior closing
Thanksgiving / Closed

Address

2323 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647

773-227-2739

Taproom + Production Brewery

Upcoming Closures

Friday, November 26 — Closed for a Private Event
Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, & Christmas Day

Hours

Mon-Tue / Closed
Wed-Thu / 2-9pm
Fri / 2-10pm
Sat / Noon-10pm
Sun / Noon-6pm
Christmas Eve / Closed
Christmas Day / Closed
New Year's Eve / 12-5pm
New Year's Day / 12-10pm

Address

3340 N. Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

773-588-2267

Joie de Vivre

Blended Barrel-Aged Fruited Wild Saison

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Pronounced [zhwa-deh-veev], this delightfully indelicate wild ale is the result of an 18-month long experiment in mixed fermentation and blending.

Bone dry, fruity, and funkier than George Clinton’s backside, this Saison has been aged in French oak Rioja and Bordeaux barrels with a legion of wild yeasts and bacterial cultures. Horse blanket and barnyard “funk” comes from a blend of wild yeasts in the Brettanomyces family. Lactobacillus adds a soft-yet-assertive lactic acidity to give the beer a nice “bite”. Cabernet grapes from Paso Robles, CA were pressed in-house and allowed to begin fermenting before being added to the mix. Finally, we blended this beer with a bit of Freedom of Speach to smooth the edges and mellow the considerable funkiness.

Alc. by vol. – 6.2%

Bitterness - 5 IBUs

Availability

Limited Release


  • Draft