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Alter Brewing Company

We at Alter Brewing welcome all people interested in unique craft beers and its vibrant culture to come and share the experience with others who share your passion for delicious beer, amazing company, music and of courseā€¦ fun.

Alter Brewing first opened in December of 2015 in the suburb of Downers Grove, just 22 miles West of Chicago. The diverse team at Alter brings their varied experience to bear as they strive to brew beer of the highest quality that is approachable to novices and beer enthusiasts alike.

The brewery features a state of the art American-made 20-barrel brew house and a beautiful modern-industrial taproom that is open 7 days a week. Visitors can enjoy a variety of delicious beer styles on the 12 rotating taps, as well as various canned and barrel-aged beer offerings throughout the year. In addition, the taproom hosts a multitude of events like trivia, Brews & Yoga, craft classes, and more.

Mon-Thu: 3-10pm, Fri-Sat: 12-11pm, Sun: 12-7pm

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Beers


Alter Alter'D Beast

Alter Alter'D Beast

Double IPA8.7% ABV65 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

We (at Kuma's Corner) brewed this aggressively hopped Denali featured Double IPA in Downers Grove with Alter Brewing...An impressively c

Alter Altered Cake Dream

Alter Altered Cake Dream

American Stout9.3% ABV15 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

This stout was brewed with pecans, vanilla bean, toasted coconut and pure liquid cocoa.

Alter Alterior Motive

Alter Alterior Motive

American IPA6.5% ABV65 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Alter's Flagship IPA , dry-hopped with Simcoe and Citra hops.

Alter Alto Porto

Alter Alto Porto

Robust Porter6.8% ABV35 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

A malt forward brew that is heavily dominated with notes of chocolate, caramel, and hints of coffee.

Alter Barrel Aged Smash-Tun

Alter Barrel Aged Smash-Tun

Imperial Stout11.0% ABV35 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

This beer is out of production!

Imperial stout aged for several months in bourbon barrels.

Alter Center Line

Alter Center Line

Golden Ale5.8% ABV35 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Alter Dan's Brown Ale

Alter Dan's Brown Ale

American Brown Ale6.4% ABV28 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Alter Dank You

Alter Dank You

Double IPA8.5% ABV80 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Massive amounts of west coast hops that produce resinous, citrus, and tropical fruit notes. Hop varieties in this beer often change.

Alter Dank You Very Much

Alter Dank You Very Much

Double IPA9.4% ABV85 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

This beer is out of production!

Alter Debockle

Alter Debockle

Helles Bock7.4% ABV35 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

This beer is out of production!

Alter Denali Llama

Alter Denali Llama

Double IPA8.7% ABV

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Alter Dustin the Wind

Alter Dustin the Wind

Berliner Weisse3.4% ABV

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

This beer is out of production!

Partial spontaneous fermentation gives this crisp light ale just the right touch of sour.

Alter Elder Lord Farquad

Alter Elder Lord Farquad

Abt/Quadrupel12.0% ABV24 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

This beer is out of production!

A Belgian quad aged in red wine barrels with flavors of dark fruits and fall spices.

Alter Festbier

Alter Festbier

Festbier6.0% ABV35 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

This beer is out of production!

Smooth malty lager made with all German ingredients, including Pilsner, Vienna, and Munich Malts, as well, as Tettnang Hops.

Alter Galaxy & the 7 C's

Alter Galaxy & the 7 C's

American Red Ale6.3% ABV58 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

This beer is out of production!

Alter Hakuna Motueka

Alter Hakuna Motueka

Double IPA9.0% ABV60 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Alter Hopular Kid

Alter Hopular Kid

American Pale Ale6.5% ABV55 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

This beer is out of production!

Alter Id-7

Alter Id-7

American Pale Ale6.0% ABV55 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Alter Id7

Alter Id7

American Pale Ale6.0% ABV

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Alter Idaho Gem

Alter Idaho Gem

Double IPA8.5% ABV80 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Alter King Balaton

Alter King Balaton

American Wheat Beer5.1% ABV10 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

A tart cherry wheat made with over 90 lbs. of cherry juice per barrel.

Alter King's Blood

Alter King's Blood

Fruit Beer5.5% ABV

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Alter Lord Farquad

Alter Lord Farquad

Abt/Quadrupel11.0% ABV24 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

This beer is out of production!

Alter Lyman Honey

Alter Lyman Honey

American Wheat Beer5.5% ABV

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Alter Mosaic Motive

Alter Mosaic Motive

American IPA6.8% ABV60 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

This IPA exhibits a variety of aromas and flavors including: tropical, floral and fruity.

Alter O.P.A.P.A.

Alter O.P.A.P.A.

American Pale Ale6.0% ABV55 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Single-hopped with Amarillo. Gushing with aromas of orange blossoms and grapefruit juice.

Alter Postzegel

Alter Postzegel

Belgian Pale Ale5.7% ABV

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Alter Rotating

Alter Rotating

6.5% ABV

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

This beer is out of production!

Alter Rotating Handle

Alter Rotating Handle

Irish Red Ale5.9% ABV

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

This beer is out of production!

Alter Shaka Oz Acca

Alter Shaka Oz Acca

American IPA7.0% ABV80 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Alter Tripel

Alter Tripel

Belgian Tripel9.2% ABV30 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Banana taffy, cloves and notes of bubblegum make this a great representation of the Belgian-style.

Alter Yob

Alter Yob

American IPA7.0% ABV55 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL