The Beer Temple

Beer Store, Liquor Store, Beer Bar
3185 N Elston Ave (btwn N California & Belmont Ave)
Chicago, IL 60618
11:00am - 8:00pm
11:00am - 8:00pm
11:00am - 8:00pm
11:00am - 8:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
12:00pm - 5:00pm


  • This new spot is a craft beer nerd's paradise. Chris the owner is very helpful and knowledgable and does many video reviews of craft beers on his website. If you are in the area you must stop in!
  • There are plenty of craft beer stores with good selection. This place takes it next level by dating everything that comes in and having an extremely helpful/knowledgeable/friendly staff.
  • Talk to Chris. He's very approachable and knowledgable about all the beers. Ask him about new releases coming in, too!
  • So many good beers! Must try them all.
  • Anything by Three Floyds and Dogfish Head should be your go to booze.
  • Knowledgeable staff, choice selection.
  • Nice selection on tap, neat bottle store nested inside. Interesting arrangement, would definitely go back.
  • They have an enormous selection of beer!
  • Great selection on draft and in the bottle shop.
  • Amazing beer selection and great environment
  • Hands down the best selection of taps in the city - from NE IPAs, to local favorites, to the rarest Belgians youve never heard of.
  • Beer is terrific. Plenty of selection.
  • Great beer selection locally and from breweries you dont see around Chicago everyday.
  • Hands down the best place to acquire beer in the city. Everyone who works here is nice, knowledgeable, and unpretentious. The new taproom is phenomenal and has a well-curated, rotating draft list.
  • They currently have Omnipollo Mud Cake on draft, and it's in the top 10 of great things that have happened to me.
  • Talk to the guys working there, they are happy to help. I'm hoping to get in on one of their Beer of the Month clubs soon.
  • Great selection
  • Nice staff, great selections, often beer tastings.
  • Great selection
  • Craft beer perfection. Ask the staff what's new and interesting - they all live and breathe beer and will have tons of suggestions.

Nearby places

2900 W Belmont Ave (at Francisco Ave)
3340 N Kedzie Ave (at W Roscoe St)
3144 N California Ave (a W Belmont Ave)