Inside a New Ravenswood Beer Geek Hideout
by Aimee Levitt / Eater Chicago / February 1, 2022
The Tap Room inside Cultivate by Forbidden Root serves hard-to-find stouts, sours, and IPAs
The owners and management of Cultivate by Forbidden Root knew that there was a private dining room with a bar adjacent to their new Ravenswood restaurant and brewpub when they moved in last year, but they weren’t quite sure what to do with it. Should they use it to serve cocktails? Should they turn it into an event space?
Then general manager Brian Krajack had an idea: “Why not make it like a side tap room? Like a craft beer speakeasy?” It would be a space for casual gatherings, for large parties who hadn’t made a reservation, for customers waiting to get into the dining room, for people just wanted to spend the evening playing board games and drinking really good beer. Read more HERE