Haymarket is a brewpub located just West of the loop in the old market district. Standing at the end of a restaurant ladened street, the outside is very visible to the passerby. The building maintains a history dating back to the early 1900's and was not in the greatest shape when it was first seen as a prospective location. Today, it sees a whole new look. While still maintaining elements of the old - Warehouse and Industrial - like the admirable light fixtures and the square plated ceiling. The pub itself is very space accommodating with an immediate bar to the right as you walk in the entrance, while ahead opens into a spacious dining room. Layering the perimeter of the entire pub are enormous flat screen TV's of which I found a bit deterring and unnecessary, but to the right crowd can certainly be a plus. On a sunny day, the windows from the outside provide a great natural lighting, while further into the bar may get a little dark (especially in the booths on the far side where we sat). The brewhouse and the fermentors reside in the back, yet fully visible to the patrons view. I wondered if they were at capacity for the number of brews they had available and the time needed to make Belgian beers (A definite theme). But nevertheless everything was apparently going quite smoothly, according to Ian, a knowledgeable employee.
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Brewery Review: 47/50