"Fire sprinklers that is. Problem ain't $, it's the time. May hafta kill the taproom in favor of the brewery today. Drat. I'll letcha know ..."
DOUGLAS PARK — Chicago's largest brewery is still on its way, but patrons might have to wait just a little longer before tossing back a cold one.
Lagunitas Brewery owner Tony Magee had originally set March as the debut for the taproom portion of the new Chicago brewery at 15th and Rockwell streets.
But now, Magee said, with the city requiring him to install fire sprinklers throughout the 300,000-square-foot warehouse, the taproom most likely will open in June.
For a quick minute, it looked like the very existence of the taproom was threatened. In a Twitter post Feb. 13, Magee tweeted: