When you have Chicago White Sox tickets, remember that Chicago has a thriving craft beer industry that includes some of the best breweries in the United States. Craft beer culture has had a noted influence on the options available U.S. Cellular Field. You can also find several excellent watering holes near U.S. Cellular Field.
Where to Find Beer at U.S. Cellular Field
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No matter where you sit while watching the White Sox play, you aren’t far from a concession stand or stadium restaurant that serves excellent craft and domestic beers. Some of the most popular options include:
- Baseline Bar in section 322
- Baseline Beer in sections 117 and 141
- Batter’s Box Beer in sections 129, 135, and 537
- Batter’s Eye Brew House in sections 103 and 161
- Corona Bar in section 524
- Down the Line Beer and Wine in sections 147, 516, and 546
- Homeplate Bar in section 527
Section 112 even has a concession stand that specifically caters to the craft brew crowd. It has a rotating list of beers from local and national breweries. If you really want something special to drink during the game, head to this spot for a great beer.
Schaller’s Pump is a bar-restaurant located just a few blocks from U.S. Cellular Field. Most people can walk from the baseball stadium to the bar in 15 to 20 minutes.
That location makes it a great place to grab a drink before or after a game. With Schaller’s Pump, you get a hefty dose of history with your beverage. It has been serving drinks and hearty food to the Bridgeport neighborhood for over 125 years. The bar menu routinely serves beers made by locally breweries. It also has cheaper domestic beers if that’s what you prefer while talking baseball.
As an added bonus, you can get free parking at Schaller’s Pump. That makes it a good place to begin and end your evening.
Cork and Kerry’s
Cork and Kerry’s calls itself Chicago’s favorite Irish Pub. That’s probably true considering that it’s located just a few blocks from U.S. Cellular Field. The location alone must attract plenty of Chicago residents and out-of-town guests.
This Irish pub also has a wide assortment of beers. Expect to find the traditional Irish pub favorites, including Harp, Smithwick’s, Bass, and Guinness. In addition to those, you’ll find a selection of year-round and seasonal beers from:
- Sam Adams
- Kentucky Ale
- Goose Island
The combination of excellent beer and proximity to the White Sox makes it one of the better places to get a drink.
Nana takes your pre-game experience up a few notches. This organic restaurant only serves dishes made from fresh, local ingredients. It maintains the same commitment to quality when choosing bottled beers for its menu. While the beer list changes often, expect to find craft brews from:
- Founders Brewing Co.
- Great Lakes Brewing Co.
- Five Rabbit Cerveceria
No matter what you order, expect great flavor. Do you have a favorite spot to drink before, during, or after a White Sox game? Don’t keep it a secret. Let other people know, too, so they can enjoy one of Chicago’s great beers.