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5 Rabbit Pilsen

The First US-based, Latin American-Inspired Brewery To Open a Brewpub

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Opening in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, an immigrant port of entry and one of the world's 12 coolest neighborhoods according to Forbes.
5 Rabbit is the first Latin American inspired brewery in the United States, bringing Latin culture to the world of craft beer.
Chicago’s most unique taproom-restaurant, with street-food-inspired dishes from across Latin America.
5 Rabbit has won 3 prestigious awards from the Great American Beer Festival, the largest beer festival and competition in the US.
5 Rabbit has been featured on NPR, NBC News, Business Insider, FORTUNE, Chicago Tribune, and many more.
11,000 Instagram followers. 9,500 Twitter followers. 17,000 Facebook followers. 4,000 email subscribers.

Our Team

Latin America provides a treasure trove of flavors, ingredients and inspirations that fit well in the world of craft beer. It is this cultural angle that provides clear commercial advantages in a busy market. Because of this, and love for our culture, we decided to become storytellers, telling the story of Latin America one beer at at time.

Our mission is to bring the energy, passion and amazing richness of Latin American culture to the delicious world of craft beer

5 Rabbit was established in 2011 as the first Latin American owned cervecería (brewery) in the United States. It is the creation of husband and wife team, Andrés Araya and Milagros Ramirez, who along with their partner Randy Mosher, combined their love of beer with their rich passion for Latin American traditions and flavor.

We operate a production brewery located in the southwest suburbs of Chicago.

We operate out of a 25,000 sqft facility in Bedford Park, IL. We brew with an 4-vessel 30bbl Canadian-made DME system. We currently brew 6,000bbls a year with capacity to grow. Our home market is Chicago, but we also distribute to other markets across the United States.

Our brewery currently has a very successful, vibrant taproom.

We currently operate a very successful brewery taproom, the Rabbit Hole; a laid-back environment with cultural context where our beers feel most at home. Our taproom, although located in an industrial corner of Chicago's southwest suburbs, has nevertheless managed to attract a huge following that validates its mission, message and beers.

We want to expand our direct to consumer business ...

In order to respond to requests for food, more events and other programming, it was clear that a second, more accessible and patron-friendly location was needed to build the business as well as deliver a richer, more enveloping message about 5 Rabbit Cervecería and the cultures that inspire it.

Developers of Mural Park in Pilsen invited us to open a brewery/restaurant in their new re-development project. For 5 Rabbit, this will be a superb opportunity to bring our vision to a  bigger life in a location that is an epicenter of the Chicago heart beating with the culture we are sharing and promoting.

... while strengthening our brand message and connection to the community

5 Rabbit Pilsen will feature a full menu of Latin American-inspired small plates, such as tacos, ceviches, arepas and more, made simply from high-quality ingredients our beers. Our beers will share the stage with a menu of cocktails mixed with Latin American spirits like tequila, pisco, and cachaça, as well as wines and ciders.


5 Rabbit Pilsen will be distinct from the original taproom but reflective of our larger narrative: sharing and celebrating half a world’s worth of culture, nature, and cuisine. As usual for anything 5 Rabbit, it will be unlike other concepts you can find in the city—or anywhere else.

Please note that this investment opportunity is for 5 Rabbit Pilsen ONLY – the 5 Rabbit brewpub located in Pilsen – and NOT the original production brewery and taproom in Bedford Park.

We hope our beers will appeal not just to super-enthusiasts, but to everyone seeking fresh, unique and delicious beers.

The vast and delicious cuisines of Central and South America hold a treasure trove of flavors, aromas, and textures— which feels right at home in a well-made beer. Our creations are unique, creative and authentic, but also very down to earth and approachable.

Help us grow and invest in our Pilsen Brewpub

We would love it if you join our journey to grow 5 Rabbit Pilsen and make your investment today!