2016 Chicago Ale Fest Beer List

The 2016 Chicago Ale Fest will feature 100 different brewers from all over the country and over 200 American craft beers.  With a strongfocus on summer seasonals, you are sure to find a beer to compliment the hot summer days.

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2016 Chicago Ale Fest Beer List

4 Hands Brewing Co. – St. Louis, MOContact High – American Pale Wheat AleIncarnation – American India Pale Ale

5 Rabbit Cerveceria – Bedford Park, ILGringolandia Ironica IPA – American India Pale Ale5 Lizard – Witbier

51st Ward Beer Co. – Westmont, ILBaseball Head’s Next Year Is Now – American Wheat AleWhat……Ever – Double India Pale Ale

Abita Brewing Co. – Convington, LABig Easy – American IPAPurple Haze – Fruit Ale

Alarmist Brewing – Chicago, ILEntrenched IPA – American IPAPhobophobia Patersbier – Belgian Pale Ale

Anchor Brewing – San Francisco, CAGo West! IPA – American India Pale AleSummer Wheat – American Pale Wheat Ale

Anderson Valley – Boonville, CASummer Solstice – Cream AleHoly Gose – Gose

Angry Orchard – Cincinnati, OHCrisp – Cider

Arcade Brewery – Chicago, ILGrapefruit IPA – American India Pale AleArs Memoria – Red India Pale Ale

Arcadia Ales – Kalamazoo, MIWhitsun – English Wheat Summer AleCheap Date – Session Ale

Argus Cidery – Austin, TXCiderkin – CiderGinger Perry – Cider

Around the Bend Beer Co. – Chicago, ILSilk Road – American Pale AleSundae Bock – Heller Bock

Baderbräu – Chicago, ILLawnmower Lager – American LagerChicago Pilsner – Chicago Pilsner

Ballast Point – San Diego, CAGrunion – American Pale AlePineapple Sculpin – American India Pale Ale

 Banging Gavel – Orland, ILLegit IPA – American India Pale AleRed Handed – Irish Red Ale

Begyle Brewing Co. – Chicago, ILTough Guy – American Brown AleCrash Landed – American Pale Wheat Ale

Bell's Brewery – Kalamazoo, MIOatsmobile – Oatmeal Pale AleOberon – American Pale Wheat AleHopsolution – Double India Pale AleMango Habanero Oberon – American Pale Wheat Ale

Berghoff Brewery – Chicago, ILStraight Up – HefeweizenBerghoff IPA – East Coast India Pale Ale

Blue Moon Brewing Co. – Golden, COBelgian Table Pils – Belgian PilsnerBelgian White – Belgian White AleWhite IPA – White IPA

Blue Nose Brewery – Chicago, ILMaibock Music – Honey MaibockTrue Justice – American Pale Ale

Boulveard Brewing Co. – Kansas City, MOTank 7 – Farmhouse AleGinger Lemon Radler – Radler

Brickstone Brewery – Bourbonnais, ILHopSkip – American Pale AleForbidden Wheat – Witbier

Bucket List Brewing – Chicago, ILSwedish Twins – Double Blonde Ale

Burnt City Brewing Co. – Chicago, ILRetrofit Radler – Lime RadlerDick The Butcher – American Pale Ale

Cademon Brewing Co. – Genoa, ILTropical Kingpin – Pineapple HeffeweizenGenoan IPA – American India Pale Ale

Cahoots Brewery – Chicago, ILKrisp – KolschRaspberries Gone Wild – Double India Pale Ale

Central State Brewing Co. – Indianapolis, INHouse Beer – Rustic Blonde AleTotes McMaple – Belgian Pale AleHaldurschlag – Berliner Weiss

Champion Brewing Co – Charlottesville, VAChampion ICBM – Double India Pale AleShower Beer – Czech Style Pils

Church Street Brewing Co. – Itasca, ILHeavenly Helles – Munich Helles LagerCrimson Clover – Irish Red Ale

Coney Island - Brooklyn, NYRoot Beer – Hard Root Beer

Crazy Mountain – Denver, CoLava Lake Wit – WitbierMountain Livin’ Pale Ale – American Pale Ale

Crispin Cider – Colfax, CAOriginal – CiderPear – Cider

Crystal Lake Brewing – Crystal Lake, ILSlalom King – Rye India Pale AleGerman Maibock – Blonde Bock

 Dark Horse Brewing Co. – Marshall, MITres Blueberry Stout – American StoutRaspberry Ale – Fruit Beer

Deschutes Brewery – Bend, ORChain Breaker White IPA – Belgian India Pale AleArmory XPA – American Pale Ale

Destihl Brewery – Normal, ILAmra Mango IPA – West Coast-Style India Pale AleWeissenheimer Hefeweissen – Hefewizen

Emmett's Brewing Co. – Downers Grove, ILWorld’s End IPA – American India PalePeace Keeper – Hoppy Wheat Ale

Farmhaus Cider Co. – Hudsonville, MITrocken – CiderRaspotle – Cider

Ferro Farms – Chicago, ILFerro Farms – Cider

Finch's Beer Co. – Chicago, ILSungasm – Belgian Pale AleChimera IPA – American India Pale Ale

Founders Brewing Co. – Grand Rapids, MIRubaeus – Raspberry AleMosaic Promise – American Pale Ale

Gigantic Brewing – Portland Brewing Co.Gigantic IPA – American India Pale AleSlip Into Darkness - Schwarzbier

Goose Island Beer Co. – Chicago, IL4 Star Pils – American PilsnerIllinois – American Imperial India Pale AleHalia – Farmhouse AleSofie – Farmhouse Ale2015 Bourbon County Brand Proprietor's Stout - American Imperial Stout2105Bourbon County Brand Stout - American Imperial Stout2013 Bourbon County Brand Stout - American Imperial Stout

Green Flash Brewing Co. – San Diego, CATangerine Soul Style IPA – American India Pale AleStryian Golding Pale Ale – American Pale Ale

Guinness – St. James’s Gate, DublinBlonde – American LagerNitro – Irish Dry Stout

Greenbush Brewing Co. – Sawyer, MIStar Chicken Shotgun – American India Pale AleSunspot – German Wheat

Hailstorm Brewing Co. – Tinley Park, ILHowdy Neighbor – KolschNimbus – English Pale Ale

Half Acre Beer Co. – Chicago, ILDaisy Cutter – American Pale AleAkari Shogun – American Pale Wheat Ale

Lagunitas Brewing Co. – Chicago, ILIPA – West Coast India Pale AleAunt Sally – Dry – Hopped Sweet Tart Sour Mash AlePils – Czech Style PilsnerLucky 13 – A Mondo Large Red Ale

Lakefront Brewery – Milwaukee, WIHop Jockey – Double India Pale AleRiver West Stein Beer – American Amber Ale

Left Hand Brewing Co. – Longmont, COPolestar Pilsner – German PilsnerMilk Stout – Milk Stout

Leinenkugel Brewing Co. – Chippewa Falls, WISummer Shandy – ShandyBeergarten Tart – Berliner WeisseGrapefruit Shandy – Shandy

Maplewood Brewing – Chicago, ILCharlatan – American Pale AleSaison - American Saison

Middle Brow – Zion, ILRobyn – Farmhouse BlondeWhite – Heat Spiced Wit

Miskatonic – Darien, ILWise Fool IPA – American India Pale AleCatchpenny – Session Rye Ale

Moody Tounge – Chicago, ILApplewood Gold – American Blonde AleSteeped Emperor’s Lemon Saison – Saison

 New Belgium Brewing Co. – Fort Collins, COHeavy Melon – Fruit AleCitradelic – American IPA

New Holland Brewing Co. – Holland, MIWhite Hatter – Belgian IPAMad Hatter – American IPA

Noon Whistle – Lombard, ILCozmo – American Pale AleGuava Gose Smack – Gose

Oddside Ales – Grand Haven, MIBean Flicker – American Blonde AlePineapple IPA – American India Pale Ale

One Trick Pony Brewing – Lansing, ILStorm Cat – American Amber AlePrometia – Belgian Tripel

Penrose Brewing Co. – Geneva, ILMagnificent 7 – American Pale AleTaproom IPA – American India Pale Ale

Perennial Artisan Ales – St. Louis, MOHommel Bier – Belgian Pale AleSuburban Beverage – Gose

Pipeworks Brewing Co. – Chicago, ILLizard King – Mosaic Pale AleWar Bird – Session Ale

Pollyanna Brewing Co. – Lemont, ILEleanor – American PorterSummerly – Raspberry Wheat Ale

Port Brewing Co. – San Marco, CaMongo IPA – Imperial India Pale Ale

Prairie Artisan Ales – Tulsa, OkStandard – Hoppy Farmhouse AleParadise – Imperial Stout

Revolution Brewing – Chicago, ILRev Pils – Chicago PilsnerFist City – American Pale Ale

Right Bee – Chicago, ILRight Bee – Cider

Rogue Ales & Spirits – Newport, ORBrutal IPA – American India Pale AleHoney Kolsch – Kolsch

Samuel Adams – Boston, MASummer Ale – American Wheat AleRebel IPA – American IPARebel Grapefruit – American IPA

Saugatuck Brewing Co. – Fennville, MIDaze On Saison – Farmhouse AleMandarina IPA – Imperial India Pale Ale

Schlafly Beer – St. Louis, MODouble Bean Blonde – Blonde AleGrapefruit IPA – American IPA

Scorched Earth – Algonquin, ILHickster – American Cream AleExiled Angel – Belgian Golden Strong

Shiner – Shiner, TxShiner Bock – BockRuby Redbird – Fruit Ale

Shock Top – St. Louis, MOBelgian White – WitbierLemon Shandy – Shandy

Shorts – Bellaire, MISoft Parade – Fruit AleNicie – American Pale Wheat Ale

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. – Chico, CAPale Ale – American Pale AleOtra Vez – Gose

Small Town Brewery – Wauconda, ILNot Your Father’s – Hard Root Beer

Smutty Nose Brewing Co. – Hampton, NHWheat Wine – Wheat BarlywineImperial Stout – American Imperial Stout

Solemn Oath Brewery – Naperville, ILHexafoos – Farmhouse AlePain Cave – American Imperial India Pale Ale

Sonoma Cider – Healdsburg, CAPitchfork – Pear CiderWashboard – Sarsaparilla Vanilla Cider

St. Somewhere Brewing Co. – Tarpon Springs, FLEte Sans Fin – SaisonPays du Soleil – Saison

Stone Brewig Co. – Escondido, CADelicious IPA – American India Pale Ale2015 Double Bastard – American Strong Ale

Surly Brewing Co. – Minneapolis, MNFurious – American India Pale AleSurly Hell – Munich Helles Lager

Sweetwater Brewing Co. – Atlanta, GA420 – American Pale AleGoin’ Coastal – American IndiaPale Ale

Tangled Roots – Ottawa, ILWest Coast IPA – West Coast India Pale AleLager – American Lager

Temerance Beer Co. – Evanston, ILEscapist IPA – American India Pale AleSmittytown Tart – ExtraSpecial Bitter with Cherries

Ten Ninety Brewing Co. – Glenview, ILHalf Wit – WitbierZen – Saison

The Lost Abbey – San Marcos, CASerpents Stout – Imperial Stout

Tocayo – Chicago, ILTocayo Hominy White Ale – Hominy White Ale

Traveler Beer Co. – Burlington, VTIllusive Traveler – Grapefruit Shandy

Two Brothers Brewing Co. – Warrenville, ILNorthwind – Russian Imperial StoutA Bretter Day – Biere De Garde

Tyranena Brewing Co. – Lake Mills, WIDown ‘N Dirty – Chocolate Oatmeal StoutBitter Woman – American India Pale Ale

Uncle John's Cider Mill – St. Johns, MIApple – CiderBlueberry – Cider

Unity Vibration - Ypsilanti, MIBourbon Peach – KombuchaRaspberry – Kombucha

Urban Legend Brewing Co. – Westmont, ILCooper’s Parachute – American India Pale AleStep on it Klaus – Weizenbock

Vice District Brewing – Chicago, ILHabitual Black IPA – American Black India Pale AleBawdyhouse Belgian Amber – American India Pale Ale

Virtue Cider – Fennville, MIMichigan Brut – CiderPrince Hal – Cide

Werk Force Brewing Co. – Plainfield, ILFormerly Known As…. – American IPAFarmhouse Vultures – Saison

The Chicago Ale Fest is a celebration of American Craft Beer in the heart of Chicago. The 2016 fest will take place on Friday, June 17th and Saturday, June 18th. Located at Buckingham Fountain 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. The fest will also feature live music and food from some of Chicago’s favorite restaurants. Join us on Chicago’s front lawn for one of the most anticipated craft beer fest of the year!


Chicago Ale Fest

June 17th & 18th

Buckingham Fountain

Josh Seago