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The Barrel Run, Chicago

4.7
#47 of 105 in Tours in Chicago
The Barrel Run takes guests on our Barrel Bus in an all-inclusive, Prohibition themed experience, tasting and touring Chicago’s best breweries, wineries, and distilleries. Our Prohibition themed tours will take you back in time to the 1920's and 1930's, allowing you to engage in the history and reenactment of Chicago's infamous alcohol ban. After boarding the Barrel Bus, explore Chicago brewing and distilling history with our experienced tour guide. At each stop on your tour, taste samples of locally crafted brews and upon availability tour the brewing/distilling process.

The Barrel Run Bus was engineered to encapsulate the entire brewing experience. The wood planking, steel bands, and curved shape resonates the feeling of a real barrel. The copper and brass handrails, lights, and accessories mimic the classic equipment used in the brewing and fermenting process. The vertically opening door was engineered to envision hidden cellars of the 1920’s prohibition era.
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  • Great experience! 13 in our group and all thought it was awesome. Thank you for the great stories/knowledge gained of the prohibition  more »
  • Everyone was great and the event was very well organized by them. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking to have a great time.  more »

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