Metropolitan Brewing is a brewery located in Chicago, Illinois that was founded in 2008 by husband and wife Doug and Tracy Hurst. The brewery is located in a converted warehouse in a historically industrial area of the Ravenswood neighborhood in Chicago. Metropolitan focuses on brewing lagers in the traditional German style. They are the sole craft brewery in Chicago that produces only lagers. Mr. Hurst has earned a brewing diploma at the Siebel Institute of Technology & World Brewing Academy. The names of Metropolitan Brewing's beers reflect the industrial history of Chicago. Metropolitan's beers are distributed by Windy City Distribution.
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