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A Trip to Hopleaf

I had the pleasure of making a trip out to Hopleaf in Chicago.  A place considered by many to be one of the best beer bars in America.  I gotta say, it was pretty sweet.

Initially, it looks like a hole in the wall.  Not a huge entrance, just a small sign letting you know it’s there.  The front bar fits only about 50, so you’ve gotta get there early if you want bar space.  The dining area to the back is surprisingly large.  Likely room for another 80 people.  The bare brick walls are lined with old Belgian paintings and beer signs.

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