7 Hills Brewing, one of the newest showstoppers in the ever-expanding and always innovative Dubuque Millwork District, prides itself on being “Unapologetically Individualistic.” In fact, even its name is an obscure early reference to a time when Dubuque was compared to the original City of 7 Hills – Rome, Italy. And just as the Romans once conquered much of Western Civilization, this dynamic new establishment is sure to sweep the tri-state area by storm one sip and bite at a time.
If this emphasis on the unconventional has you picturing a band of rebels in charge, perhaps you’re not far from the truth. 7 Hills, which opened in late summer of 2017, is led by owner Keith Gutierrez, Chef Tim Conklin, and Head Brewer Sean Carter (along with General Manager Megan Carter and “First Lady” Abigail Gutierrez).
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