St. Patrick's Day in Chicago is a celebration that is unmatched across the United States, but mark your calendars because it is about to get an even more authentic, intense boost!

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According to an article on Forbes.com the mega beer company, out of Dublin, Ireland, Guinness has announced they will be building a permanent, massive Chicago "taproom" in the Fulton Market area of the city.  This massive 15,000 square foot taproom is only set to be the second one of these "hub" locations from Guinness in the United States the first one opened in Baltimore back in 2018, and the hope is it will be open and ready to go for....you guessed it St. Patrick's Day 2023! In the article they say...

"the Chicago property will boast beer-brewing capabilities, Guinness's signature stout won’t be made on location. Instead, the brand will be focusing on new experimental and one-off beers..."

In the article Guinness talks about how Chicago is their second largest market for Guinness drinking, and how they want to make sure they honor the spirit of Chicago in this new hub location. For more information, and to read the whole article from Forbes.com just click here! 

I have been to Dublin and visited the Guinness factory and I have to tell you it was one of the best tours I've ever had, it was even better than the amazing Budweiser tour in St. Louis. Guinness is such a prideful, and incredible company, with such a great beer, I have no doubt in my mind that this Chicago "hub" will be absolutely stunning, and a total blast when it is all completed!

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