your best friend's basement

The Empirical Taproom consists of our main brewing space and a tasting taproom. We only serve the beer that we brew, and we always have a beer for every palate.

We're dog friendly all the time, and underage patron friendly until 8PM.

We welcome all outside food in the taproom, so come by, order a pizza or a burger, chat with our amazing bartenders and enjoy some brews!

Taproom Hours:
Mon: Closed
Tues: Closed
Wed: Closed
Thurs: 4 - 9PM
Fri: 4 - 9PM
Sat: 12 - 9PM

Sun: 12 - 8PM

Dog Friendly

Kid Friendly (until 8PM)

keg rentals available

Outside food welcomed

Food Trucks ( Times vary, check our Facebook! )

Empirical Brewery
1801 W. Foster Ave
Chicago, IL 60640


$6  6-pack thursday & Friday
Every Thursday and Friday you can mix and match a 6 pack of your favorite Empirical Beers for the low price of $6!  The only rule is that no 2 beers in the 6pack can be the same so enjoy the variety!

Double Punch Sundays

Want to earn a free fill up?  Grab a punch card and come in on Sundays when you can get 2 punches for any growler fill!  Start working your way toward that sweet, sweet free beer!


1801 W Foster Ave.

Chicago, IL 60640

Phone: (773).293.7896

Email: info@empiricalbrewery.com

*We do not offer Any shipping options at this time

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Monday: closed

Tuesday: closed

Wednesday: closed

Thursday: 4PM - 9PM

Friday: 4PM - 9PM

Saturday: 12PM - 9PM

Sunday: 12PM - 8PM


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