Cheers! 7 New Chicago Watering Holes

Time for a booze cruise! Okay, fine: not a real booze cruise, since Lake Michigan's so frozen it may never thaw again. But, cruising between these new Chicago watering holes is sure to warm you up. And, drinking craft cocktails and cask beers is way better than being captive on a boat with overpriced well drinks anyway.
From a grandpa-esque basement with a giant aquarium behind the bar to the distillery serving perfect (and extra-strong) martinis to the Wicker Park tap room with 36 craft beers (and Fernet Branca!) on draft, these spots are worth ducking out of work early. Just don't blame us if you come home a little tipsy…