Chicago’s Bars with the Biggest Craft Beer Selections

Are you a beer fanatic? Maybe just breaking into the scene? Whatever your approach to beer, these bars have the selection and the knowledgeable staff to satisfy your every need.

The Globe Pub

The Globe Pub is the ultimate bar. They play all kinds of sports on their many TVs, and while they’re especially soccer-focused, they’ll put on the game you want to see. With the added bonus of great prices, The Globe boasts a massive beer selection and excellent bar food and nightly events too, like Trivia, Comedy Mic Nights, and dance parties.

Number of Beers: 330
Number of Rare Beers: 69

You can find The Globe Pub at 1934 W Irving Park Rd.

The Fountainhead

via Flickr user kaitlyn tierney

via Flickr user kaitlyn tierney

This charming, relaxed bar is a great spot for a date or an intimate get-together. The beer list was put together by local expert Phil Kuhl, and the menu is out-of-this-world, with options like Mussels and Frites and Pork Belly. Be sure to head up to the rooftop garden bar and check the website for beer-focused events.

Number of Beers: 219
Number of Rare Beers: 33

You can find The Fountainhead at 1970 W Montrose Ave.

Maria’s Packaged Goods and Community Bar


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Maria’s Packaged Goods and Community Bar is your one-stop shop for everything alcohol-related. You can choose from an enormous selection of craft beer and specialty liquors on one side, and drink in the bar on the other. There’s even outdoor seating! With a huge menu that’s always changing, you’re sure to find something you’ll like. 

Number of Beers: 212
Number of Rare Beers: 31

You can find Maria’s Packaged Goods and Community Bar at 960 W 31st St.