2017 Summer Beer List

2017 Chicago Ale Fest – Summer Edition
Beer List


Check out the 2017 Chicago Ale Fest – Summer Edition beer List!!

2 Fools Cider – Naperville, IL
Pinehopple – Cider
Rosé – Cider

3 Sheeps – Munster, IN
Waterslide – American India Pale Ale
Rebel Kent – Amber Ale

4 Hands Brewing Co. – St. Louis, MO
Contact High – Hoppy Wheat Ale
Incarnation – India Pale Ale

5 Rabbit Brewery – Bedford Park, IL
Golden Ale – Golden Ale
Ironica IPA – Mexican American IPA

51st Ward Beer Co. – Westmont, IL
Vengaza – Imperial Stout
Baseballhead – Double India Pale Ale

Abita Brewing Co. – Abita Springs, LA
Purple Haze – Fruit Beer
Blueberry Wheat – Fruit Beer

Ace Cider Company – Sebastopol, CA
Pineapple Hard Cider – Cider
Perry Hard Cider – Cider

Ale Smith Brewing Company- San Diego, CA
Lil Devil – Belgian Pale Ale
Spezial Pils – German Pilsner

Allagash Brewing Co. – Portland, ME
White – Belgian White Beer
Hoppy Table Beer – Table Beer

Anderson Valley Brewing Co. – Boonsville, CA
Briney Melon Gose – Gose
Summer Solstice – Cream Ale

Angry Chair Brewing – Tampa, FL
The Rake – Double India Pale Ale
Tiramisu Stout – American Imperial Stout

Angry Orchard – Cincinnati, OH
Crisp Apple – Cider
Easy Apple – Cider

Around the Bend Beer Co. – Chicago, IL
Maui Gold – Session IPA with Pineapple
Puffing Billy – Brown Ale with Cacoa Nibs

Ballast Point– San Diego, CA
Grunion Pale Ale – American Pale Ale
Unfiltered Sculpin – India Pale Ale

Banging Gavel Brews – Orland Park, IL
Juror 8 – Session IPA w Hibiscus
Chicanery Russian Imperial Stout – Russian Imperial Stout

Begyle Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
Boat Shoes – Kolsch
Hophazardly – American India Pale Ale

Blue Nose Brewery – Chicago, IL
Sum Medallion – Belgian Golden Ale
True Justice – American India Pale Ale 

Bold Dog Beer Co. – Chicago, IL
Black Cherry Midnight Warrior – Black India Pale Ale with Black Cherries
Kolschtastrophe – Imperial Kolsch

Brickstone Brewery – Bourbonnais, IL
APA – American Pale Ale
Forbidden Wheat – Witbier

Bucket List Brewing – Chicago, IL
Swedish Twins Cherry – Double Blonde Ale with Cherries
Swedish Twins Peach – Double Blonde Ale with Peaches

Burnt City Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
Alchemist Golden – Session IPA
Balloon Boy – Farmhouse Ale

Cahoots Brewery – Chicago, IL
Krisp Kolsch – Kolsch
AmEn! – Barleywine

Capital Brewing – Middleton, WI
Lake House – Helles Lager
Supper Club – American lager

Church Street Brewing Co. – Itasca, IL
Heavenly Helles – Helles Lager
Crimson Clover – Irish Red

Cigar City Brewing Co. – Tampa, FL
Jai Alai IPA – American India Pale Ale
Margarita Gose – Gose

Coney Island Brewing Co. – Brooklyn, NY
Root Beer – Spiced Beer

Crooked Staved- Denver, CO
Nightmare on Brett – American Wild Ale
Von Pilsner – Kellerbier
Colorado Wildsage Mountain Saison – Saison

Dark Horse Brewing Co. – Marshall, MI
Barracuda Blue – Blueberry Pale Ale
Raspberry Ale – Fruit Beer

Deschutes Brewery – Portland, OR
Fresh Squeezed IPA – American India Pale Ale
Black Butte Porter – American Porter

Destihl Brewery – Normal, IL
Here Gose Nothing – Gose
Flanders Red – Sour Ale

Farmhaus Cider Co. – Hudsonville, MI
Crushable – Cider
Classic – Cider

Ferro Farms – Chicago, IL
Ferro Farms Cider – Cider

Finch Beer Co. – Chicago, IL
Plumage IPA – American IPA
Bog Pond – American Blonde Ale

Founders Brewing Co. – Grand Rapids, MI
Red’s Rye – American India Pale Ale
Rubeas – Raspberry Ale

Goose Island Beer Co. – Chicago, IL
Old Man Grumpy – American Pale Ale
Cooper Project #2 – Barrel Aged Blonde Dopplebock
Halia – American Wild Ale with Peaches
Four Star Pils – Chicago Pilsner
2016 Bourbon County Stout Coffee – Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout w Coffee
2016 Bourbon County Stout Barleywine – Barrel Aged Imperial Barleywine
2016 Bourbon County Stout Proprietors – Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout with Maple Syrup, Chipotle Peppers & Cocoa Nibs
2016 Bourbon County Stout – Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout


Granite City Brewery – Naperville, IL
Batch 1000 – Double India Pale Ale
1999 Pilsner – Pilsner

Green Flash Brewing Co. – San Diego, CA
Soul Style IPA – West Coast India Pale Ale
West Coast Double – Double India Pale Ale

Greenbush Brewing Co. – Sawyer, MI
Star Chicken Shotgun – American IPA
Sunspot – German Hefeweizen

Guinness – St. James’s Gate, Dublin
Blonde – German Blonde
Irish Wheat – German Wheat Ale
Guinness – Stout
Extra Stout – Extra Stout

Half Acre Beer Co. – Chicago, IL
Beer Hate Astronauts – American India Pale Ale
Pony Pilsner – American Pilsner

Hofbrauhaus – Rosemont, IL
Hopfen Sepzial – Hoppy Wheat Ale
Hefeweizen – Hefeweizen

Hopewell Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
Swift IPA – American India Pale Ale
Clover Club – American Wild Saison

Hopothesis Beer Co. – Chicago, IL
IPA – American IPA
Drafty Window – Farmhouse Ale

Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales – Dexter, MI
Fuego Del Otono – Bire de Garde
Calabaza Blanca – Artisian White Ale

Kona Brewing Co. – Kailua-Kona, HI
Hanalei Island IPA – IPA
Lemongrass Luau – Blonde Ale

Lagunitas Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
IPA – American India Pale Ale
Aunt Sally – Hoppy Sour Ale

Lake Brothers Beer Co.- Detroit, MI
Lager – American Lager

Left Hand Brewing Co. – Longmont, CO
Travelin’ Light – Kolsch
Good Juju – Ginger Beer

Maplewood Brewing – Chicago, IL
Husky Pants – NE Style Double IPA
Wokeberries – Fruit Beer

Metropolitan Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
Iron Works – Altbier
Flywheel – Pilsner Bier

Middle Brow Beer Co. – Zion, IL
Karin – Farmhouse Blended India Pale Ale
Clava – Belgian Table Beer

Miskatonic Brewing Co. – Darien, IL
Wise Fool IPA – India Pale Ale
Zingara Pilsner – Pilsner

Myths and Legends Brewing Co. – Westmont, IL
Wail of Banshee – Imperial Red Ale
Hasen fuss – Blonde Ale

Noon Whistle Brewing – Lombard, IL
Irish Coffee Bernie – Milk Stout
S-punk Simcoe – American India Pale Ale

North Coast Brewing Co. –  Fort Bragg, CA
Scrimshaw – Pilsner
Alt Nouveau – Altbier

Oak Park Brewing Co. – Oak Park, IL
Helles Other People – Munich Helles Lager
Frank Llyod Rye – American Rye IPA

OddSide Ales – Grand Haven, MI
Bean Flicker – Coffee Blonde Ale
Citra – American India Pale Ale

Odell Brewing Co. – Fort Collins, CO
St. Lupulin – Extra Pale Ale
Odell IPA – American India Pale Ale

Old Town Abbey – Chicago, IL
Old Town Abbey – Belgian Blond Ale
Old Town Abbey White – Belgian Witte Ale

One Trick Pony Brewing – Lansing, IL
Warlander – Imperial India Pale Ale
Storm Cat – American Amber Ale

Oskar Blues – Lyons, CO
Dale’s Pale Ale – American Pale Ale
Mamas Little Yella Pils – Pilsner

Perennial Artisan Ales – St. Louis, MO
Suburban Beverage – Gose
Saison De Lis – Belgian Saison


Perrin Brewing Co- Comstock Park, MI
98 Probles IPA – India Pale Ale
Grapefruit IPA – India Pale Ale
Black Goat – Black Lager Aged In Bourbon Barrels
You Bretta Run – American Wild Ale

Pipeworks Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
Guava Ninja Vs. Unicorn – American Double India Pale Ale
Passion Fruit Guppy – American Pale Ale

Pollyanna Brewing Co. – Lemont, IL
Mazzie – American Pale Ale
Nose Over Tail – Maibock

Port Brewing Co. – San Marco, CA
Wipe Out IPA – India Pale Ale

Prairie Artisan Ales – Tulsa, OK
Phantasmagoria – Double India Pale Ale
Birthday Bomb – Imperial Stout

Prairie Krafts Brewing Co.- Buffalo Grove, IL
Standing Tower – Vienna Lager
Trishul – Pale Ale

Right Bee Cider- Chicago, IL
Right Bee Cider – Cider

Samuel Adams – Boston, MA
Summer Ale – Wheat Ale
Rebel IPA – American India Pale Ale
Rebel Juiced IPA – India Pale Ale with
Rebel Grapefruit – India Pale Ale with Grapefruit

Saugatuck Brewing Co. – Douglas, MI
Black Cherry Wheat – Fruit Beer
Blueberry Maple Stout – Stout

Schlafly Beer – St. Louis, MO
White Lager – Kellelbir
Tasmanian IPA – American India Pa;e Ale

Short’s Brewing Co. – Bellaire, MI
Prolonged Enjoyment – Session IPA
Freedom of ’78 – Guava India Pale Ale

Skeleton Key Brewery – Woodridge, IL
Migratory Coconut – Golden Ale
Friends Don’t Lie – American Pale Ale

Smuttynose Brewing Co. – Hampton, NH
Finestkind IPA – India Pale Ale
Robust Porter – American Porter

Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.- Evanston, IL
Purple Line – Bavarian Wheat
Farmhouse – Farmhouse Ale

Solemn Oath Brewery – Naperville, IL
Lü – Kolsch
Snaggletooth Bandana – American India Pale Ale

Soundgrowler Brewing – Tinley Park, IL
Bani – West Coast Lager
Orange Haze – West Coast India Pale Ale

Surly Brewing Co. – Minneapolis, MN
Xtra-Citra – Hoppy Pale Ale
Hell – Munich Helles Lager

Tangled Roots Brewing Co. – Ottawa, IL
Devil’s Paint Box IPA – Double India Pale Ale
Pale Ale – Pale Ale

Temperance Beer Co. – Evanston, IL
Greenwood Beach Pineapple – Blonde Ale
Restless Years – American Pale Ale

Terrapin Beer Co. – Athens, GA
HI-5 – American India Pale Ale
Maggie’s Peach Farmhouse – Farmhouse Ale
Single Origin Coffee Brown Ale – American Brown Ale

The Commons Brewery- Portland, OR
Urban Farmhouse Ale – Farmhouse Ale
Fleur de Blanc – Farmhouse Ale
Gose – Gose

The Lost Abbey – San Marcos, CA
Judgment Day – Quadrupel

Tocayo Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
Hominy White Ale –Witbier
IPA – India Pale Ale

Traveler Beer Co.- Burlington, VT
Illusive – Shandy
Grapefruit – Shandy

Triptych Brewing – Savoy, IL
These aren’t the Blueberries You’re Looking For – Blueberry Tart Ale
Dank Meme – East Coast Pale Ale


Two Brothers Artisan Ales – Warrenville, IL
Hop Centric – Double India Pale Ale
Dog Days – Dortmunder Style Lager

Uinta Brewing Co. – Salt Lake City, UT
West Coast IPA – West Coast India Pale Ale
Lime Pils – Pilsener

Uncle John’s Cider Mill – St Johns, MI
Apple – Cider
Blueberry – Cider

Unity Vibration – Ypsilanti, MI
Ginger – Kombucha
Raspberry – Kombucha


Upland Brewing Co.- Bloomington, IN
Wheat Ale – Belgian Witbier
Campside – Session India Pale Ale

Vander Mill- Spring Lake, MI
Totally Roasted – Cider
Blue Gold – Cider

Virtue Cider – Fennville, MI
Michigan Harvest – Cider
Michigan Brut – Cider

The Chicago Ale Fest is a celebration of American Craft Beer in the heart of Chicago. The 2017 fest will take place on Friday, June 23rd and Saturday, June 24th. Located at Butler Field in historic Grant Park, bordered by the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan, the fest will feature more than 200 beers from over 100 American craft breweries.

2017 Chicago Ale Fest
A Chicago Craft Beer Festival
June 23 & 24, 2017
Butler Field – Grant Park

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