About usWHO WE ARE

Brewing is our life, beer is our water so don’t waste time drinking all kind of other things which won’t make your life better.


You never forget your first taste

Born from two brothers’ long standing, complex love for food and beer, Milk Money Brewing is a seasonally-driven and locally-sourced brewpub. The Bumba brothers, executive chef/owner Matt Bumba ( Solstice, Vie, The Aviary ) and beverage/general manager Lucas Bumba, have curated a range of different experiences that showcase approachable food and beer menus with recognizable flavors, yet executed with an undeniable quality and unique presentation. The team is committed to local sourcing and seasonal eating as a core principle in service to its community and local environment.

Passion for craftMILK MONEY FOUNDERS...

General Manager/Owner and Service ArchitectLucas Bumba

A never-ending quest for a great meal, a great drink and a great time is what drives Lucas. His journey has had many stops along the way, but Milk Money Brewing will be like none before it.


Chef/Owner and Food ArchitectMatt Bumba

From his Grandmother’s side to some of the best kitchens in Chicago, Matt’s journey with food has forged forward from a young age. Join him as he takes the next step in his culinary adventure.


Head Brewer/Owner and Beer ArchitectErik Pizer

If you know the Chicago beer scene you know this name – The Pizer needs no introduction…