Lagunitas to Build Brewery in Chicago

Tony Magee founder of Lagunitas Brewing Company takes everyone by surprise by his plan to build a brewery at the old Ryerson Steel Mill, on the SW side of Chicago. Estimated completion of construction is July 2013.

Why send your beer 2500 miles away when you can brew it where you plan to sell it.
The future of craft brewing is going to be local, it should be,” he said. “And I sure want to be part of that future.

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