Time to crack open a cold one at the BEST place to have some brews.

I'm not much of a drinker, but if I do order something while out it's most likely a beer. Are you a beer lover? There's just nothing better than a cold beverage on a hot summer day. So where are the best beer spots in Illinois and Wisconsin? Well, a new survey just broke it down by state and you officially have new beer plans.

So let's start with Illinois. Where is the best beer spot?

MSN details -

Half Acre Beer Company has two brewery spaces in Chicago, each of which has a taproom and a kitchen tailored to the particular neighborhood. If you're looking for an outdoor beer garden, be sure to go to the Balmoral location. Half Acre offers year-round beers in addition to seasonal and one-off brews.


Next time you're in the city and craving a cold one, don't forget about this spot. Now, let's move North. What is the best beer spot in Wisconsin?

First things first - this place has cheese curds. Just had to put that out there.

But the fun doesn't stop there. According to MSN -

Lakefront Brewery has a popular "My Turn" series, in which a line of brews are created and personally brewed by their staffers. Lakefront also offers a wide variety of ales and lagers, such as the Riverwest Stein and the seasonal favorite Wisconsite. Lakefront has one of the most popular brewery tours in the state, so be sure to carve out a few hours for your visit.


It sounds like a blast.


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