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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 strong  focus 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, MO
Contact High – American Pale Wheat Ale
Incarnation – American India Pale Ale

 

5 Rabbit Cerveceria – Bedford Park, IL
Gringolandia Ironica IPA – American India Pale Ale
5 Lizard – Witbier

 

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

 

Abita Brewing Co. – Convington, LA
Big Easy – American IPA
Purple Haze – Fruit Ale

 

Alarmist Brewing – Chicago, IL
Entrenched IPA – American IPA
Phobophobia Patersbier – Belgian Pale Ale

 

Anchor Brewing – San Francisco, CA
Go West! IPA – American India Pale Ale
Summer Wheat – American Pale Wheat Ale

 

Anderson Valley – Boonville, CA
Summer Solstice – Cream Ale
Holy Gose – Gose

 

Angry Orchard – Cincinnati, OH
Crisp – Cider

 

Arcade Brewery – Chicago, IL
Grapefruit IPA – American India Pale Ale
Ars Memoria – Red India Pale Ale

 

Arcadia Ales – Kalamazoo, MI
Whitsun – English Wheat Summer Ale
Cheap Date – Session Ale

 

Argus Cidery – Austin, TX
Ciderkin – Cider
Ginger Perry – Cider

 

Around the Bend Beer Co. – Chicago, IL
Silk Road – American Pale Ale
Sundae Bock – Heller Bock

 

Baderbräu – Chicago, IL
Lawnmower Lager – American Lager
Chicago Pilsner – Chicago Pilsner

 

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

 

Banging Gavel – Orland, IL
Legit IPA – American India Pale Ale
Red Handed – Irish Red Ale

 

Begyle Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
Tough Guy – American Brown Ale
Crash Landed – American Pale Wheat Ale

 

Bell’s Brewery – Kalamazoo, MI
Oatsmobile – Oatmeal Pale Ale
Oberon – American Pale Wheat Ale
Hopsolution – Double India Pale Ale
Mango Habanero Oberon – American Pale Wheat Ale

 

Berghoff Brewery – Chicago, IL
Straight Up – Hefeweizen
Berghoff IPA – East Coast India Pale Ale

 

Blue Moon Brewing Co. – Golden, CO
Belgian Table Pils – Belgian Pilsner
Belgian White – Belgian White Ale
White IPA – White IPA

 

Blue Nose Brewery – Chicago, IL
Maibock Music – Honey Maibock
True Justice – American Pale Ale

 

Boulveard Brewing Co. – Kansas City, MO
Tank 7 – Farmhouse Ale
Ginger Lemon Radler – Radler

 

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

 

Bucket List Brewing – Chicago, IL
Swedish Twins – Double Blonde Ale

 

Burnt City Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
Retrofit Radler – Lime Radler
Dick The Butcher – American Pale Ale

 

Cademon Brewing Co. – Genoa, IL
Tropical Kingpin – Pineapple Heffeweizen
Genoan IPA – American India Pale Ale

 

Cahoots Brewery – Chicago, IL
Krisp – Kolsch
Raspberries Gone Wild – Double India Pale Ale

 

Central State Brewing Co. – Indianapolis, IN
House Beer – Rustic Blonde Ale
Totes McMaple – Belgian Pale Ale
Haldurschlag – Berliner Weiss

 

Champion Brewing Co – Charlottesville, VA
Champion ICBM – Double India Pale Ale
Shower Beer – Czech Style Pils

 

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

 

Coney Island – Brooklyn, NY
Root Beer – Hard Root Beer

 

Crazy Mountain – Denver, Co
Lava Lake Wit – Witbier
Mountain Livin’ Pale Ale – American Pale Ale

 

Crispin Cider – Colfax, CA
Original – Cider
Pear – Cider

 

Crystal Lake Brewing – Crystal Lake, IL
Slalom King – Rye India Pale Ale
German Maibock – Blonde Bock

 

Dark Horse Brewing Co. – Marshall, MI
Tres Blueberry Stout – American Stout
Raspberry Ale – Fruit Beer

 

Deschutes Brewery – Bend, OR
Chain Breaker White IPA – Belgian India Pale Ale
Armory XPA – American Pale Ale

 

Destihl Brewery – Normal, IL
Amra Mango IPA – West Coast-Style India Pale Ale
Weissenheimer Hefeweissen – Hefewizen

 

Emmett’s Brewing Co. – Downers Grove, IL
World’s End IPA – American India Pale
Peace Keeper – Hoppy Wheat Ale

 

Farmhaus Cider Co. – Hudsonville, MI
Trocken – Cider
Raspotle – Cider

 

Ferro Farms – Chicago, IL
Ferro Farms – Cider

 

Finch’s Beer Co. – Chicago, IL
Sungasm – Belgian Pale Ale
Chimera IPA – American India Pale Ale

 

Founders Brewing Co. – Grand Rapids, MI
Rubaeus – Raspberry Ale
Mosaic Promise – American Pale Ale

 

Gigantic Brewing – Portland Brewing Co.
Gigantic IPA – American India Pale Ale
Slip Into Darkness – Schwarzbier

 

Goose Island Beer Co. – Chicago, IL
4 Star Pils – American Pilsner
Illinois – American Imperial India Pale Ale
Halia – Farmhouse Ale
Sofie – Farmhouse Ale
2015 Bourbon County Brand Proprietor’s Stout – American Imperial Stout
2105  Bourbon County Brand Stout – American Imperial Stout
2013 Bourbon County Brand Stout – American Imperial Stout

 

Green Flash Brewing Co. – San Diego, CA
Tangerine Soul Style IPA – American India Pale Ale
Stryian Golding Pale Ale – American Pale Ale

 

Guinness – St. James’s Gate, Dublin
Blonde – American Lager
Nitro – Irish Dry Stout

 

Greenbush Brewing Co. – Sawyer, MI
Star Chicken Shotgun – American India Pale Ale
Sunspot – German Wheat

 

Hailstorm Brewing Co. – Tinley Park, IL
Howdy Neighbor – Kolsch
Nimbus – English Pale Ale

 

Half Acre Beer Co. – Chicago, IL
Daisy Cutter – American Pale Ale
Akari Shogun – American Pale Wheat Ale

 

Lagunitas Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
IPA – West Coast India Pale Ale
Aunt Sally – Dry – Hopped Sweet Tart Sour Mash Ale
Pils – Czech Style Pilsner
Lucky 13 – A Mondo Large Red Ale

 

Lakefront Brewery – Milwaukee, WI
Hop Jockey – Double India Pale Ale
River West Stein Beer – American Amber Ale

 

Left Hand Brewing Co. – Longmont, CO
Polestar Pilsner – German Pilsner
Milk Stout – Milk Stout

 

Leinenkugel Brewing Co. – Chippewa Falls, WI
Summer Shandy – Shandy
Beergarten Tart – Berliner Weisse
Grapefruit Shandy – Shandy

 

Maplewood Brewing – Chicago, IL
Charlatan – American Pale Ale
Saison – American Saison

 

Middle Brow – Zion, IL
Robyn – Farmhouse Blonde
White – Heat Spiced Wit

 

Miskatonic – Darien, IL
Wise Fool IPA – American India Pale Ale
Catchpenny – Session Rye Ale

 

Moody Tounge – Chicago, IL
Applewood Gold – American Blonde Ale
Steeped Emperor’s Lemon Saison – Saison

 

New Belgium Brewing Co. – Fort Collins, CO
Heavy Melon – Fruit Ale
Citradelic – American IPA

 

New Holland Brewing Co. – Holland, MI
White Hatter – Belgian IPA
Mad Hatter – American IPA

 

Noon Whistle – Lombard, IL
Cozmo – American Pale Ale
Guava Gose Smack – Gose

 

Oddside Ales – Grand Haven, MI
Bean Flicker – American Blonde Ale
Pineapple IPA – American India Pale Ale

 

One Trick Pony Brewing – Lansing, IL
Storm Cat – American Amber Ale
Prometia – Belgian Tripel


Penrose Brewing Co. – Geneva, IL
Magnificent 7 – American Pale Ale
Taproom IPA – American India Pale Ale

 

Perennial Artisan Ales – St. Louis, MO
Hommel Bier – Belgian Pale Ale
Suburban Beverage – Gose

 

Pipeworks Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
Lizard King – Mosaic Pale Ale
War Bird – Session Ale

 

Pollyanna Brewing Co. – Lemont, IL
Eleanor – American Porter
Summerly – Raspberry Wheat Ale

 

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

 

Prairie Artisan Ales – Tulsa, Ok
Standard – Hoppy Farmhouse Ale
Paradise – Imperial Stout

 

Revolution Brewing – Chicago, IL
Rev Pils – Chicago Pilsner
Fist City – American Pale Ale

 

Right Bee – Chicago, IL
Right Bee – Cider

 

Rogue Ales & Spirits – Newport, OR
Brutal IPA – American India Pale Ale
Honey Kolsch – Kolsch

 

Samuel Adams – Boston, MA
Summer Ale – American Wheat Ale
Rebel IPA – American IPA
Rebel Grapefruit – American IPA

 

Saugatuck Brewing Co. – Fennville, MI
Daze On Saison – Farmhouse Ale
Mandarina IPA – Imperial India Pale Ale

 

Schlafly Beer – St. Louis, MO
Double Bean Blonde – Blonde Ale
Grapefruit IPA – American IPA

 

Scorched Earth – Algonquin, IL
Hickster – American Cream Ale
Exiled Angel – Belgian Golden Strong

 

Shiner – Shiner, Tx
Shiner Bock – Bock
Ruby Redbird – Fruit Ale

 

Shock Top – St. Louis, MO
Belgian White – Witbier
Lemon Shandy – Shandy

 

Shorts – Bellaire, MI
Soft Parade – Fruit Ale
Nicie – American Pale Wheat Ale

 

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. – Chico, CA
Pale Ale – American Pale Ale
Otra Vez – Gose

 

Small Town Brewery – Wauconda, IL
Not Your Father’s – Hard Root Beer

 

Smutty Nose Brewing Co. – Hampton, NH
Wheat Wine – Wheat Barlywine
Imperial Stout – American Imperial Stout

 

 Solemn Oath Brewery – Naperville, IL
Hexafoos – Farmhouse Ale
Pain Cave – American Imperial India Pale Ale

 

Sonoma Cider – Healdsburg, CA
Pitchfork – Pear Cider
Washboard – Sarsaparilla Vanilla Cider

 

St. Somewhere Brewing Co. – Tarpon Springs, FL
Ete Sans Fin – Saison
Pays du Soleil – Saison

 

Stone Brewig Co. – Escondido, CA
Delicious IPA – American India Pale Ale
2015 Double Bastard – American Strong Ale

 

Surly Brewing Co. – Minneapolis, MN
Furious – American India Pale Ale
Surly Hell – Munich Helles Lager

 

Sweetwater Brewing Co. – Atlanta, GA
420 – American Pale Ale
Goin’ Coastal – American India Pale Ale

 

Tangled Roots – Ottawa, IL
West Coast IPA – West Coast India Pale Ale
Lager – American Lager

 

Temperance Beer Co. – Evanston, IL
Escapist IPA – American India Pale Ale
Smittytown Tart – Extra Special Bitter with Cherries

 

Ten Ninety Brewing Co. – Glenview, IL
Half Wit – Witbier
Zen – Saison

 

The Lost Abbey – San Marcos, CA
Serpents Stout – Imperial Stout

 

Tocayo – Chicago, IL
Tocayo Hominy White Ale – Hominy White Ale

 

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

 

Two Brothers Brewing Co. – Warrenville, IL
Northwind – Russian Imperial Stout
A Bretter Day – Biere De Garde

 

Tyranena Brewing Co. – Lake Mills, WI
Down ‘N Dirty – Chocolate Oatmeal Stout
Bitter Woman – American India Pale Ale

 

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

 

Unity Vibration – Ypsilanti, MI
Bourbon Peach – Kombucha
Raspberry – Kombucha

 

Urban Legend Brewing Co. – Westmont, IL
Cooper’s Parachute – American India Pale Ale
Step on it Klaus – Weizenbock

 

Vice District Brewing – Chicago, IL
Habitual Black IPA – American Black India Pale Ale
Bawdyhouse Belgian Amber – American India Pale Ale

 

Virtue Cider – Fennville, MI
Michigan Brut – Cider
Prince Hal – Cider

 

Werk Force Brewing Co. – Plainfield, IL
Formerly Known As…. – American IPA
Farmhouse 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!
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Chicago Ale Fest
June 17th & 18th
Buckingham Fountain

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