2019 Chicago Ale Fest - Summer Edition Beer List

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We are excited to announce the 2019 Chicago Ale Fest - Summer Edition beer list!!

The 2019 Chicago Ale Fest - Summer Edition will take place at Butler Field in Grant Park and will feature over 150 craft beers, live music and some of Chicago’s favorite food trucks. Join us on Chicago's front lawn for one of the most anticipated summer craft beer events of the year. 

Pro-tip: Tickets are selling fast, so don’t delay…

2 Fools Cidery

Rose – Cider

Pinehopple – Cider

2 Towns CiderHouse

Pacific Pineapple – Cider

Two Thorns Raspberry Rose Petal – Cider


21st Amendment Brewery

Sparkale – Fruit Beer

Toaster Pastry – Red India Pale Ale

Blood Orange Brew Free or Die – American India Pale Ale

Hell or High Watermelon – Fruit Beer


25 West Brewing Co

25 West IPA – India Pale Ale

Juiced: Mango Pineapple Lactose Sour – Sour


3 Floyds Brewing Company

Lazer Snake – India Pale Ale

Deesko – Berliner-Style Weisse

Blot out the Sun – Imperial Stout

Battlepüss – Double India Pale Ale


3 Sheeps Brewing Company

Rebel Kent First – Amber Ale

Waterslides – India Pale Ale


350 Brewing

Killer Hops from Outer Space – New England India Pale Ale

Howdy Neighbor – Kolsch


5 Rabbit Cervecería

5 Lizard - Witbier

Arroz Con Leche – Golden Ale

Aleman Brewing

SoulMan – American Brown Ale

FoxyMan – White India Pale Ale


All Rise Brewing Company

Orange Wit- Witbier

Wonder Beer – American Pale Ale

Allagash Brewing Co.

Allagash White – Belgian-style White Ale

Allagash River Trip – Belgian-style Hoppy Session Ale


Alter Brewing Co.

Hopular Kid – Pale Ale

Center Line – Golden Ale

King Balaton – Fruit Beer

Alterior Motive – Altbier


B.Nektar Meadery

Core Crusher – Mead

Stupid Man Suit – Mead


Banging Gavel Brews

Red Handed – Irish Red

II Legit – India Pale Ale


Black Horizon Brewing Co.

Dawnbreaker - Mango Sour Ale

Big Chocolate "Vanilla" – Chocolate Stout w/vanilla


Bluenose Brewery

Cool Hair - Sour

Vapor's Edge – Double Dry-Hopped New England India Pale Ale


Bold Dog Beer Co.

K.I.S.S. – Citra Hopped Saison

Tilly – Mango Papaya Hefeweizen


Brickstone Brewery

Permanent Vacation – American India Pale Ale

Hop Skip – American Pale Ale

APA – American Pale Ale


Brooklyn Brewery

Bel Air – Sour

Summer Ale  - Summer Ale

Defender – India Pale Ale

Lager - Lager


BuckleDown Brewing

Clencher 2 – Double India Pale Ale

Luv Tap - American Pale Ale


Church Street Brewing Co.

Itascafest – Red Lager

Pils – Pilsner


City Lights Brewery

Hazy IPA – India Pale Ale

Coconut Porter – Porter


Cruz Blanca Brewery

Palm Shade – Tropical Pale Ale

Melon Mint Flamingo – Berliner Weisse


Crystal Lake Brewing

Beach Blonde – Golden Lager

Hop Driver – Citra Hopped Brut India Pale Ale


Dovetail Brewery

Helles ­– Lager

Hefeweizen – Hefeweizen


Elmhurst Brewing

Fools Gold - Golden Coffee Stout

Zitrone - Lemon and Elderflower Kölsch


Empirical Brewery

Cold Fusion – Cream Ale

Gamma Ray – Ginger Wheat


Farmhaus Cider Co.

Crushable – Cider

Tropical Vibes – Cider


Ferro Farms Hard Cider

Ferro Farms Hard Cider – Cider


Finch Beer Co.

Plumage – India Pale Ale

Deep Soul – Barrel Aged Porter

Skull Hammer – Double India Pale Ale

Tacocat – Sour


Flossmoor Station Brewing Co.

The Parlor Series: Mango-Strawberry – Milkshake India Pale Ale

Zephyr – Golden Lager


Forbidden Root Brewing Co.

Strawberry Basil Hefeweizen – Hefeweizen

Small Talk – New England Pale Ale


Goose Island

2014 BCS Original – Bourbon County Stout

2013 BCS Original – Bourbon County Stout

2017 BCS Northwoods – Bourbon County Stout

2014 BCS Coffee – Bourbon County Stout

Born and Raised – Cream Ale

SPF – Fruit Beer


Great Central Brewing

Helles Lager – Lager

Hefeweizen – Hefeweizen


Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Great Lakes – India Pale Ale

Blackout – Stout


Guinness Draught Stout – Stout

Guinness Blonde – Blonde

Guinness Extra Stout – Stout

Guinness Foreign Extra Stout – Stout


Half Acre Beer Co.

Bodem – American India Pale Ale

Volo – Wheat

Daisy Cutter – American Pale Ale

Galactic – American Pale Ale


Haymarket Beer Co.

Hazy is Lazy – American India Pale Ale

Blood Orange Blonde – Blonde Ale


Hopthesis Beer Co.

Strange Alchemy – Farmouse Ale


Illuminated Brew Works

Magdalena – Dry Hopped Farmhouse

Paramour – Gose


JK’s Farmhouse

Honeycrisp – Cider

Scrumpy – Cider


Kinslahger Brewing Co.

Alt – Altbier

New World –­ Wheat Lager


Lagunitas Brewing Co.

Citrussinesus – American Pale Ale

Sinoma Brett – Stout

Daytime – Session India Pale Ale

Supper Cluster – Imperial India Pale Ale


Lake Zurich Brewing Co

Velvet Green – India Pale Ale

Casual Approach – Witbier


Maplewood Brewery

Son of Juice – New England India Pale Ale

In Dark Trees – Lager

Brunch Punch – Coffee Stout

Rotating IPA – India Pale Ale


Metropolitan Brewing

Heliostat Zwickel – Lager  

Iron Works – Altbier  

Jet Stream – Wheat  

Krankshalf – Kolsch


Middle Brow Beer Co.

White Light – Apricot Witbier

Robyn – Farmhouse Ale


Midwest Meadwekrs

Triskelion – Mead

Blush (Strawberry) – Mead


Miskatonic Brewing Company

Gardener – Witbier

Catch Penny – Rye Beer

Little Grey – Grissete

Grindel – Old Ale


Missbeehavin' Meads

Piña Colada – Mead

Nobody’s Poet – Mead


Motor Row Brewing

Reclamation – Lager

Fleetwood Black - Schwarzbier


New Belgium Brewing Co.

Mural Agua Fresca Cerveza ­– Fruit Beer

Voodoo Ranger – Juicy Haze IPA


New Holland Brewing

Pilgrim's Dole – Wheat Wine

Sour Inc: Concord – Grape Gose


Noon Whistle Brewing

Fuzzy Smack – Peach Sour

Cozmo – Pale Ale


North Coast Brewing Company

Pranqster – Belgian Strong Ale

Old Rasputin – Russian Imperial Stout


Old Town Abbey Ales

Blonde ­­– Blonde Ale

White – White Ale


One Trick Pony Brewing

Georgia Grande - Hefeweizen

Storm Cat – American Amber Ale


Penrose Brewing Co.

Stevens Street - American Pale Ale

Mango Citra - Session Sour


Pipeworks Brewing Company

Infinite Galaxy – Galaxy hopped India Pale Ale

$ellray $our – Celery Gose


Pollyanna Brewing Co.

Lexical Gap – India Pale Ale

Summerly – Wheat Ale with Raspberries


Prairie Artisan Ales

Blueberry Boyfriend - Sour

Prairie Prison Rodeo – Imperial India Pale Ale


Right Bee Cider

Semi-Dry ­­– Cider

Blossom - Cider


Scorched Earth Brewing Co.

It's Berry Nice. Berry Nice! - Bosyenberry Raspberry Wheat Ale

Hickster - American Cream Ale


Short Fuse Brewing

Loosey Juicy – New England India Pale Ale

Bear-ie White – American Pale Wheat Ale


Sketchbook Brewing Co.

Amistosa - Mexican-Style Lager

Brewery Witch - Brut India Pale Ale


Sleepy Dog Brewing

Desert Dog - Hazy Pale Ale

Feisty Chihuahua - Mexican Lager

Tail Chaser - India Pale Ale

Wet Snout - Peanut Butter Stout


Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.

Purple Line ­– Fruit Beer

Brut IPA – India Pale Ale


Surly Brewing Co.

Xtra Citra – American Pale Ale

Abrasive – Imperial India Pale Ale

Axe Man – American India Pale Ale

Hell – Lager


Tangled Roots Brewing Co.

Brut IPA – India Pale Ale

4188 – American Pale Ale

Vienna Lager - Lager

Kit Kupfer – Red Ale


Ten Ninety Brewing Co.

1916 – Lager

Apricot – Ale with Apricot

Triptych Brewing

Dank Meme -  East Coast Pale Ale

Hefeweizen – Hefeweizen


Twisted Hippo

Cabana Fan – Saison

The Bee’s Sleaze – California Common


Two Brothers Artisan Ales

Citra United – American India Pale Ale

Cane and Abbel – Rye Beer

Pinch of Grace – American India Pale Ale

Bare Tree – Wheat Wine


Uncle John's Cider

Apple - Cider

Apple Pear – Cider


Urban Renewal Brewery

Marcella ­– Saison

Pop Hops – Brut India Pale Ale


Virtue Cider

Rose – Cider

Briard – Cider


War Pigs BrewPub

Salmon Pants - Lager

Lazurite ­– American India Pale Ale


Wild Tonic Hard Jun Kombucha

Mango Ginger – Hard Kambucha

Raspberry goji rose – Hard Kambucha

Brewseum OG Beers

Lagunitas Brewing Company - IPA - India Pale Ale

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. - Pale Ale - American Pale Ale

New Belgium Brewing Company- Fat Tire - American Amber Ale

Brooklyn Brewing Company - Brooklyn Lager - Lager

Two Brothers Artisan Ales - Domain Dupage - French Country Ale

Great Lakes Brewing Company - Elliot Lager - Lager

The 2019 Chicago Ale Fest – Summer Edition will take place at Butler Field in Grant Park. The fest will feature over 200 craft beers, live music and some of Chicago’s favorite food trucks.  Join us on Chicago’s front lawn for one of the most anticipated summer craft event of the year. 

Josh Seago