2018 Naperville Ale Fest - Winter Edition Beer List

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2018 Beer List

The 2018 Naperville Ale Fest – Winter Edition will feature over 150 unique American craft beers from all over the country. Beer styles change with the seasons and this year’s list does not disappoint. With a strong focus on winter styles you are sure to find a beer to warm you up.

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2 Fools Cider – Naperville, IL (Featured at the Cider Tent)

Cranberry Ginger– Cider

Hopped – Cider

Dry Cider (Served Hot with Cinnamon)


2nd Shift Brewing Co. – St. Louis, MO

            Little Big Hop – American India Pale Ale

            Liquid Spiritual Delight – Imperial Stout


3 Sheeps Brewing Co – Sheboygan, WI

            Fresh Coast – American Pale Ale

            Really Cool Waterslides – American India Pale Ale


Abita Brewing Co. – Abita Springs, LA

            Bourbon St Whiskey Sour – American Wild Ale

            Grapefruit Honey – Fruit Beer

            Turbodog – Brown Ale


Against The Grain – Louisville, KY

            Citra Ass Down – American India Pale Ale

            Cycloptic IPA – American India Pale Ale


Alaskan Brewing Co. – Juneau, AK

 Amber – Altbier

Hopothermia – Double India Pale Ale

White – Witbier

Smoked Porter – American Porter


Alter Brewing Co. – Downers Grove, IL

            Galaxy – Hoppy Red Ale

            Denali Llama – Double India Pale Ale


Angry Orchard – Walden, NY

            Rose – Cider

            Crisp – Cider


Avery Brewing Co. – Boulder, CO

            Tangerine Quad – Quadrupel Ale

            Old Jubilation – English Strong Ale


B. Nektar – Ferndale, MI

            Death Unicorn – Cider

            Necro – Mead


Begyle Brewing – Chicago, IL

            Hophazardly – American India Pale Ale

            Flannel Pajamas – American Stout

            Imperial Pajamas – Imperial American Stout


Bold Dog Beer Co. – Chicago, IL

            Divinations – Coffee Milk Stout

            Tilly – Hefeweizen


Boulevard Brewing Co. – Kansas City, MO

            Bourbon Barrel Quad – Quadrupel

            Rye on Rye – Barrel Aged Rye Ale


Brickstone Brewery – Bourbonnais, IL

            Hop Screamer – American India Pale Ale

            Cherry Bomb – Fruit Beer


BuckleDown Brewing – Lyons, IL

            Xavier McDaniel – American India Pale Ale

            Shady Aftermath – American Porter


Cahoots Brewing – Chicago, IL

            Blueliner – Berliner Weiss

            Warm Fuzzies – Maple Bourbon Barrel Aged Ale


Central State Brewing Co. – Indianapolis, IN

            Baldr – Farmhouse Ale

            Oatsplosion – American Pale Ale


Church Street Brewing Co. – Itasca, IL

            Tale of The Shoney – Scottish Ale

            Bob’s Your Dunkel – Dunkel Munich


Dark Horse Brewing Co. – Marshall, MI

            Scary Jesus – American Pale Ale

            Toonnilla – Cream Ale


Finch Beer Co. – Chicago, IL

            Hardcore Chimera – Double India Pale Ale

            Sloth Overload – Oatmeal Stout


Firestone Walker Brewing Co. – Paso Robles, CA

            Luponic Distortion – American India Pale Ale

            Mocha Merlin – Milk Stout


Founders Brewing Co. – Grand Rapids, MI

            Backwoods Bastard – Scotch Ale

            Breakfast Stout –Imperial Coffee Stout

            Sumatra Brown – American Brown Ale

            Solid Gold Lager – American Golden Lager


Goose Island Beer Co. – Chicago, IL

            2017 Coffee Bourbon County Stout – Coffee Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

            Brassiere Noir – Imperial Stout Aged in Wine Barrels

            Old Man Grumpy – American Pale Ale

            Lolita – American Wild Ale


Great Lakes Brewing Co. – Cleveland, OH

            Commodore Perry – British Style India Pale Ale

            Blackout Stout – Russian Imperial Stout


Guinness – Dublin, Ireland

            Draught – Irish Stout

            Blonde – American Blonde Ale

            Extra Stout – Irish Stout

            Foreign Extra Stout – Irish Stout

            200th Anniversary – Irish Ale


Gun Craft Beer – Lake Barrington, IL

            2nd Amendment – American Red India Pale Ale

            M4 – Amber Ale

            FAL – Belgian Black Ale

            Tactical – American Pale Ale


Half Acre Beer Co. – Chicago, IL

            Lead Feather – Black Ale

            Daisy Capra – Double India Pale Ale


Hopothesis Beer Co. – Chicago, IL

            IPA – India Pale Ale

            Darwin’s Bird – Black Farmhouse Ale


Hopvine Brewing Co. – Aurora, IL

            Oaty – Oatmeal Stout

            Mastodon IPA – India Pale Ale


Illuminated Brew Works – Chicago, IL

            War Goat – Farmhouse Ale

            Brown Sacrament – Rye Pale Ale


Kinslahger Brewing Co. – Oak Park, IL

            Baltic Porter – Baltic Porter

            Chicago Common – Steam Beer


Lagunitas Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL

            IPA – India Pale Ale

            Imperial Stout – American Imperial Stout


Maplewood Brewery – Chicago, IL

            Pulaski Pilsner – Pilsner

            Brownie Points – Brown Ale with Vanilla Bean


Middle Brow Beer Co. – Chicago, IL

            Robyn – Saison

            Sells Out Den – American India Pale Ale


Midnight Pig Beer – Plainfield, IL

            Apocolyptinator – Dopplebock

            Pinched IPA – India Pale Ale


Miskatonic Brewing Co. – Darien, IL

            The Craven – Dry Irish Stout

            The Revenant – Russian Imperial Stout


Noon Whistle Brewing Co. – Lombard, IL

 Hop Prism Turquoise – American India Pale Ale

Gummy Vortex – New England India Pale Ale

Swanky Smack – Red Sour


OddSide Ales – Grand Haven, MI

  Citra Single Hop – American Pale Ale           


            Hipster Brunch – Bourbon Maple and Bacon Stout


Odell Brewing Co. – Fort Collins, Co

           Smash Hop Back Blonde – American India Pale Ale

            Mountain Standard – Double Black India Pale Ale


One Trick Pony Brewery – Lansing, IL

            Thick N Sticky – Imperial Oatmeal Stout

            Laurel Canyon – New England India Pale Ale


Pipeworks Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL

            Coconut Jones Dog – Imperial Milk Stout

            Blood of The Unicorn – Hoppy Red Ale


Pollyanna Brewing Co. – Lemont, IL

            Coffee Funsize – Milk Stout

             Pollyanna Pils  – Pilsner


Prairie Artisan Ales – Tulsa, OK

            Paradise – Imperial American Stout

            Christmas Bomb! – Imperial American Stout


Prairie Krafts Brewing – Buffalo Grove, IL

            Shazam – New England India Pale Ale

            Standing Tower – Vienna Lager

            Varuna – Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout


Right Bee Cider – Chicago, IL

            Semi Dry – Cider

            Dry – Cider


Samuel Adams – Boston, MA

            Cold Snap – White Ale

            26.2 Boston Brew – Gose

            Sam 76 – Lager and Ale Fusion


Schlafly Beer – St. Louis, MO

            IPA – India Pale Ale

            Double Bean Blonde – Blonde Ale


Scorched Earth Brewing Co. – Algonquin, IL

            Barrel #72 – Flanders Red

            Sweetie Pie – Strawberry Rhubarb Gose

            Rugged Coalminer – Robust Porter

            General Resin – New England India Pale Ale


Skeleton Key Brewing – Woodridge, IL

            Abraca-Pocus – Vanilla Porter

            Migratory – Coconut Golden Ale


Solemn Oath Brewery – Naperville, IL

            Starkers – UK style Barleywine

            End All – American India Pale Ale

            LÜ – Kolsch

            Most Important Beverage of The Day – Coffee Milk Stout with Orange Peel


Soundgrowler Brewing Co. – Tinley Park, IL

            Grinder Punch – American Pale Ale

             Doze Nuts – American Brown Ale


Stone Brewing Co. – Escondido, CA

            Scorpion Bowl – Tropical India Pale Ale

            Coffee Milk Stout – Milk Stout


Sun King Brewing Co. – Indianapolis, IN

            Sunlight – Cream Ale

            SKB IPA – American India Pale Ale  


Tandem Ciders – Suttons Bay, MI

            Smackintosh – Cider

            Pretty Penny – Cider


Tangled Roots Brewing Co. – Ottawa, IL

            Devil's Paintbox IPA – India Pale Ale

            Kit Kuper – Amber Ale

            Matthiessen Mild – Mild Ale

            Russian Imperial Stout – Russian Imperial Stout


The Traveler Beer Co. – Burlington, VT

            Illusive – Shandy


Two Brothers Brewing Co. – Warrenville, IL

            Northwind – Imperial Stout

            Red Eye Coffee IPA – India Pale Ale

            Escape – Pina Colada Sour


Uncle John's Cider Mill – St Johns, MI

            Apples – Cider

            Cherry – Cider


Unity Vibration – Ypsilanti, MI

            Bourbon Peach – Kombucha

            Elder Wand – Kombucha


Upland Brewing Co. – Bloomington, IN

            Iridescent Nectar – American Wild Ale

            Darken – Flanders Oud Bruin

            One Eyed Elmer – American Porter

            Harvest – American Pale Ale


Virtue Cider – Fennville, MI

            Michigan Cherry – Cider

            The Mitten – Cider

            Lapinette – Cider

            Michigan Harvest – Cider


Werk Force Brewing Co. – Plainfield, IL

            Sleepy Bear – Imperial Stout

            Can Your Bagpipes Do This – Scottish/Wee Heavy

            Oaty McOatface – Oatmeal Stout


Whiner Beer Co – Chicago, IL

            Hell Kitty Kitty – Belgio-American Pale Ale

            Miaou – Blended Barrel Aged Wheat Ale



Tangled Roots – American Stout – Strawberries and Vanilla Bean

Soundgrowler Brewing Co. – Lysergic Funeral – Hops and Jalapenos

Noon Whistle - Bernie – Milk Stout – Peppermint, Coconut and Peppermint

Two Brothers – Twenty-Plus Pils – Citrus and Sage



Tangled Roots – River Raptor Pale Ale with Extra Mosaic Hops

Solemn Oath – Starkers UK Barleywine

Two Brothers – Pinball Pale Ale with Mosaic Hops and Orange Peel

Hopvine Brewing Co. – Mastadon with Centennial Hops 


*Beers are subject to change

The 2018 Naperville Ale Fest – Winter Edition will take place on Saturday, February 24 from 12pm-4pm. Situated on the frozen tundra of Naperville’s Frontier Park – the fest will feature over 150 unique American craft beers. Pull out your long-johns and parkas, it’s time to experience winter’s best craft beers. The fest will also feature food from some of Chicagoland’s favorite food trucks.

Tickets are selling fast so don’t delay…

Josh Seago