Local Option Bierwerker

WE ARE NOT GYPSIES. WE HAVE A HOME AND IT’S THE LOCAL OPTION. WE DON’T PLAY MANDOLINS: WE ROCK SGS. WE DON’T READ PALMS: WE PUT BEERS IN THEM. WE DON’T STORM INTO YOUR VILLAGE UNWANTED AND FILTHY, WE ARE SUMMONED BY YOUR LEADERS TO DELIVER INTOXICATING ELIXIRS AND PURLOIN YOUR SOBRIETY. IF YOU TAKE OUR PICTURE YOUR SOUL WILL BE STOLEN.

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Local Option / Central Waters De Kleine Dood

Local Option / Central Waters De Kleine Dood

Weizenbock9.1% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Local Option Barrel Aged Kentucky Common

Local Option Barrel Aged Kentucky Common

Kentucky Common6.7% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Barrel Aged Kentucky Common is a modern interpretation of a style native to pre-prohibition Louisville. Historically the beer was dark in color, creamy, and tart as a result of the introduction of lactobacillus bacteria by sour mashing. Local Option Bierkwerker took up the task of brewing this once familiar style – electing to use specialty grains rather than a large percentage of corn – yielding an adventurous taste profile befitting both conventional and courageous palates.

Local Option Barrel Aged Kentucky Common 2014

Local Option Barrel Aged Kentucky Common 2014

Wild Specialty Beer6.7% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Local Option Blood Ov The Kings

Local Option Blood Ov The Kings

American Wheat Beer6.0% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

At the peak of summer 1631 King Gustavus Adolphus led thousands of Swedish troops into Northern Germany. Following the destruction and subsequent plundering of Brandenburg, Adolphus’ army marched through the endless wheat fields en route to Bavaria. Brewed with copious amounts of red wheat, Blood ov the Kings is aromatically driven by bread, biscuit and notes of exotic fruit. Hazy and medium bodied the beer has a rich and creamy mouth feel with a dry, bitter, and slightly sweet finish. Unbound by the Reinheitsgebot Blood ov the Kings would certainly have been the vital fluid of victory for the Swedish monarch as he spilled blood across the wheat fields of Northern Europe.

Local Option Dampf Loc

Local Option Dampf Loc

Dampfbier5.3% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Dampf Loc is an all-barley warm fermented ale inspired by “Dampfbier” originally crafted by medieval peasant inhabitants of southeast Bavaria’s Black Forest. During the fermentation process generous amounts of foam and surface bubbles burst in the tank, giving the illusion that the ferment is boiling or “steaming.” Local Option Bierwerker took up the task of brewing Dampf Loc as a modern interpretation of its Teutonic predecessor, creating a “Hefe Gerste” that is true to its roots; unmistakable in character yet accessible to beer drinkers of all palates. Dampf Loc has a mild hop profile, medium body with pleasant effervescence and a clear, rich, orange hue.

Local Option Die Konigen

Local Option Die Konigen

Kellerbier6.5% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

die Königin is an unfiltered, unpasteurized oak-aged Kellerbier. This strong lager pours hazy, bright amber with a white head. Lightly effervescent with assertive biscuit qualities and an adequate Tettanang hop presence, die Königin is matured for several weeks on light toast oak, imparting a creamy mouth feel and a dry finish, accentuating sweet malt qualities. This Stark Lager is produced in small quantities for lager connoisseurs with the most discerning palates.

Local Option Exorcist

Local Option Exorcist

Foreign Export Stout8.5% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Exorcist is a devastating foreign extra stout. This beast pours black as Satan’s heart. Barrages of exotic fruit follow the immediate intensity of dark chocolate malt; making the consumption of this beer a breath-taking affair, rendering your taste buds possessed. Bold in body, rich in flavor, with a dry finish, Exorcist is a testament to Local Option Bierwerker’s ability to make balanced beers of any style or ferocity.

Local Option Mourning Wood

Local Option Mourning Wood

American Amber Ale7.3% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Mourning Wood is an oak-aged coffee ale brewed by Local Option Bierwerker. Fresh American oak used during the aging process and Dark Matter’s El Salvador San Jose pulp-natural coffee aromatically drive the beer; while remaining subtle components of the beers’ complete flavor profile. This amber colored, medium-bodied, and extraordinarily well-balanced ale has a delicate and should be appreciated by beer drinkers of all palates.

Local Option Sweet Leif

Local Option Sweet Leif

Bière de Garde6.5% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Sweet Leif is a Bière de Garde infused with Chinese Sencha Green Tea. The beer pours deep gold with aromas of earthy spice and fruit esters. Flavors of grass, toasted malt and slightly sweet caramel are immediately present, augmented by a smooth, medium body and a dry finish. You will love Sweet Leif though it can’t hear you.

Local Option The Blood Ov The Kings

Local Option The Blood Ov The Kings

American Wheat Beer6.0% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Local Option Voku Hila

Local Option Voku Hila

Helles Bock6.5% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Vokuhila is a strong pale lager. This helles bock is golden in color with a large, creamy, persistent white head; aromatically driven by robust toast and bread notes derived from continental European pale malts with moderate spice from noble German hops. Vokulhila will be appreciated by lager and mullet enthusiasts alike.

Local Option Walk Ov Shame

Local Option Walk Ov Shame

Saison5.8% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Walk ov Shame is a crushable saison. This exquisite, unfiltered elixir pours vibrant orange with a creamy, ivory head. Moderate fruit qualities are immediately present on the nose, followed by waves of spice, slight funkiness, discrete fruit esters, and earthiness. Fermented with proprietary yeast from a world-renown Wallonian producer, Walk ov Shame finishes dry, medium bodied and crisp, leaving you alone, with only your shameful desire to over indulge.

Local Option die Königin

Local Option die Königin

Specialty Beer6.5% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Local Option American Muscle

Local Option American Muscle

Double IPA13.0% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

American Muscle – 666 Horsepower Double Pale Ale is massive hop bomb brewed for America by Americans in America. Aggressively late kettle and dry hopped with four quintessential varietals of American hops; this beer is built like houses used to be. A strong malt backbone balances a rich, pungent palate of citrus fruit with floral and earthy notes. No adjuncts or extracts of any type were used in this beer.

Local Option Die Konigin

Local Option Die Konigin

Pale Kellerbier6.5% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Local Option Kentucky Common

Local Option Kentucky Common

Wild Specialty Beer6.5% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Local Option Outlawger

Local Option Outlawger

German Pils5.0% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Outlawger is designed to deliver fresh German lager to American soil. What’s the secret you ask? It begins by getting a famous German brewmaster wasted on American double IPA’s at Local Option, and then fooling him into revealing the most classified methods of making perfect Deutsch Pils. Consider this beer another victory for the Allies.

Local Option Rohrwerker Batch 666

Local Option Rohrwerker Batch 666

English Barleywine10.5% ABV67 IBU

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Local Option Scorched Tundra

Local Option Scorched Tundra

American Stout7.0% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Local Option Shuggafem

Local Option Shuggafem

Imperial Stout9.0% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL

Local Option Sky Burial

Local Option Sky Burial

Belgian Dark Strong Ale9.0% ABV

Local Option BierwerkerChicago, IL