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Botanical craft brewery opens in Chicago

A new twist on the craft brew scene opens in Chicago tonight, the city’s first botanical brewery

Denver is the place to be for beer this Saturday. Image by Quinn Dombrowski / CC BY-SA 2.0
Craft beer brewery opens in Chicago. Image by Quinn Dombrowski / CC BY-SA 2.0

. Forbidden Root specializes in creating craft beers with foraged ingredients including herbs, roots and wildflowers. You can even play mixologist yourself by ordering one of the botanic elixirs available for $2, such as the honey marigold elixir, and create your own unique beer cocktail. The pub also offers food in the ‘American Urban Rustic’ genre. Read and see more at: chicagoist.com