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McHenry County Illinois Craft Beverage Trail

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Last Updated on January 29, 2024 by Leah Hall

Check out our tour of McHenry County, Illinois Craft Beverage Trail! 11 breweries and distilleries are combining forces for a great tour of beers and liquors sure to please all, just 1 hour west of Chicago!


McHenry County, Illinois has started a new Craft Beverage Trail that encompasses 11 breweries and distilleries in the county. From locations in Woodstock, Huntley, McHenry and Harvard, there is something for everyone.

Dark beer and light beer on wooden bar top

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McHenry County, Illinois Craft Beverage Trail

The Breweries below are great advocates of local beers, and make some great brews from stouts, lagers and IPA’s. We tried so many tasty brews as well as some great liqueurs, vodkas and whiskies.

Lineup of beers in small glasses as tasting on a board

Make sure you add McHenry County, Illinois to your list of craft beverage trails to visit. If you download the McHenry County app you can participate in the challenge of going to all 11, and when you do, you will get a T-shirt for finishing!

light pink cocktail in a rocks glass with straw. menu behind on bar

Make sure to check out more on the McHenry County, Illinois website for our thoughts about each location. We have a great round up about them all, so make sure to visit the McHenry County Craft Beverage Trail! Also – make sure to read all about visiting Woodstock, Illinois for their Groundhog Day celebrations from our friend Megan at Olio in Iowa!

Copper distillery pot still, windows to see in



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