Craft beer is a way of life at this craft brewery in a small town in Illinois, so much so that it was named one of the 10 Best Craft Beer Breweries in 2023. Put down the Bud Light and check out this unique, local, innovative craft brewery in Illinois!

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Get our free mobile app just released their list of the 10 Best Craft Beer Breweries in 2023, and shout out to Art History Brewing in Geneva, Illinois for making the list! Art History Brewing is on the list with places like Back Home Beer in Brooklyn, Funkytown Brewery in Chicago, and Elsewhere Brewing in Atlanta. What is it about Art History Brewing in little Geneva that makes it worthy of being on this list? On the site they say...

"While Art History’s pursuit of traditional European styles is three decades old, husband-and-wife founders Tom and Cindy Rau’s beers are exactly what drinkers want right now. With head brewer Carolyn Stephens, they’ve provided a break from the constant crush of more-is-more IPAs and sours, instead making a case for what made Baltic porter, rauchbier and best bitter styles loved for centuries."

To see the full list of the 10 Best Breweries in 2023 click here!

They go on to say that Art History makes the beers at the legendary beer bar in Chicago called Hopleaf, and they currently are working on a new project called the Geneva Lager Works, to read more click here!

I have had some of Art History's beers at Hopleaf and I have to say they really are different than your traditional IPAs. Geneva is one of the great small tourist towns in the Midwest and is loaded with great wineries, so if you are a beer lover stop by Art History Brewing on your next weekend getaway with your significant other.

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