Chicago’s Big Craft Brewing Scene Takes A Hit During COVID-19

The craft brewing industry is struggling to survive market shifts and COVID-19.

Goose Island’s 2018 Bourbon County Stout Release
Jean-Marc Giboux/AP Images for Goose Island Beer, Co. / ASSOCIATED PRESS
Goose Island’s 2018 Bourbon County Stout Release
Jean-Marc Giboux/AP Images for Goose Island Beer, Co. / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Chicago’s Big Craft Brewing Scene Takes A Hit During COVID-19

The craft brewing industry is struggling to survive market shifts and COVID-19.

Craft brews, once a hot fad in Chicago, could quickly start vanishing due to market pressures being accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reset asks a business reporter and brewery owner what can be done to stop the industry from collapsing.

GUESTS: Ally Marotti, Crain’s Chicago Business reporter

Samantha Lee, co-founder of Hopewell Brewing in Logan Square