Top & Local Beer near Chicago, IL

Pabst Blue Ribbon

Pabst Blue Ribbon

American Lager4.6% ABV10 IBU

Pabst Brewing CompanyMilwaukee, WI

Available at a number of places nearby

Pabst Blue Ribbon is brewed in the finest traditions of an American Premium Lager dating back to 1844.

Goose Island IPA

Goose Island IPA

English IPA5.9% ABV55 IBU

Goose Island Beer Co.Chicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

This traditional English-style IPA is a hop lover's dream with a fruity aroma, set off by a dry malt middle, and long hop finish.

Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat Ale

Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat Ale

Urban Wheat4.2% ABV18 IBU

Goose Island Beer Co.Chicago, IL

Widely available nearby

Inspired by the city of Chicago and densely populated with flavor, 312’s spicy aroma of Cascade hops is followed by a crisp, fruity ale flavor delivered in a smooth, creamy body that's immensely refreshing.

3 Floyds Zombie Dust

3 Floyds Zombie Dust

American Pale Ale6.2% ABV60 IBU

Three Floyds Brewing CoMunster, IN

Available at a number of places nearby

This intensely hopped and gushing undead Pale Ale will be one’s only respite after the zombie apocalypse. Created with our marvelous friends in the comic industry.

3 Floyds Gumballhead

3 Floyds Gumballhead

American Wheat Beer5.6% ABV35 IBU

Three Floyds Brewing CoMunster, IN

Available at a number of places nearby

An American wheat beer with a refreshing, crisp citrus finish. This delicious session beer is brewed with boatloads of Amarillo hops.

Revolution Anti-Hero

Revolution Anti-Hero

American IPA6.7% ABV65 IBU

Revolution Brewing CompanyChicago, IL

Widely available nearby

This iconic ale features a blend of four hop varieties which creates a crisp bitterness and imparts massive floral and citrus aromas.

Half Acre Daisy Cutter Pale Ale

Half Acre Daisy Cutter Pale Ale

American Pale Ale5.2% ABV55 IBU

Half AcreChicago, IL

Widely available nearby

A west coast Pale Ale chock-full of dank, aromatic hops. This one's a screamer, hoard it.

Old Style

Old Style

American Lager4.7% ABV

Pabst Brewing CompanyMilwaukee, WI

Available at a few places nearby

Old Style is a beer that revives the crisp rich freshness of a classic Pilsner: light in color and body, medium in aroma and bitterness, full flavored with a delicate aftertaste.

Maplewood Brewing Son Of Juice

Maplewood Brewing Son Of Juice

American IPA6.3% ABV25 IBU

Maplewood Brewery & DistilleryChicago, IL

Available at a few places nearby

A Hazy IPA dripping with notes of fruit juices. Pilsner malt and oats make a perfect canvas for loads of mosaic, simcoe and nugget hops.

Revolution Sun Crusher

Revolution Sun Crusher

American Wheat Beer5.8% ABV15 IBU

Revolution Brewing CompanyChicago, IL

Available at a few places nearby

A crushable ale to celebrate the end of winter and rejoice the coming of warm weather!

Half Acre Vallejo

Half Acre Vallejo

American IPA6.7% ABV68 IBU

Half AcreChicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Guava, white grape, green mango, subtly dank chive aromas. Balanced bitterness, mild spicy garlic, dank, plum and light malt sweetness.

Off Color Apex Predator

Off Color Apex Predator

Saison6.8% ABV35 IBU

Off Color BrewingChicago, IL

Available at a few places nearby

For Apex Predator Farmhouse Ale, we pitch the yeast cold, turn off the temperature control, and let the yeast do it's thing. To our delight, it spat out the sweet scent of juicy fruit wafting from a frothy, white mane. Brewed only with grain and sugar unencumbered by the heat of the kiln, we create a hazy, golden body. Apex Predator gets its teeth from a generous Crystal dry-hopping that completes the dry finish with a fruity bite.

Pipeworks Ninja Vs. Unicorn

Pipeworks Ninja Vs. Unicorn

Double IPA8.0% ABV150 IBU

Pipeworks Brewing Co.Chicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Brewed w/ <5# of hops/bbl & unfiltered to please even the most discerning hop lover

Finch Beer Co’s TacoCat

Finch Beer Co’s TacoCat

Kettle Sour5.0% ABV10 IBU

Finch's Beer CoChicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

A tart bite and a crisp, refreshing finish.

Hubbard's Cave Hopsurd

Hubbard's Cave Hopsurd

Double IPA8.5% ABV

Hubbard's CaveChicago , IL

Off Color Troublesome Gose

Off Color Troublesome Gose

Gose4.3% ABV10 IBU

Off Color BrewingChicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

We blend two beers together with coriander and salt at the end of fermentation to create mild, lemony tartness flavors and a full mouthfeel.

Pipeworks Lizard King

Pipeworks Lizard King

American Pale Ale6.5% ABV36 IBU

Pipeworks Brewing Co.Chicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Brewed with Mosaic and Amarillo hops, Lizard King will be the perfect way to start (or end) your day.

Solemn Oath Snaggletooth Bandana

Solemn Oath Snaggletooth Bandana

American IPA6.5% ABV85 IBU

Solemn Oath BreweryNaperville, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Massive grapefruit, pineapple, and super-ripe mango aromatics burst out of this medium-bodied IPA. Assertive bitterness is balanced by a subtle malt sweetness and more citrusy fun.

18th Street Temporal Purgatory

18th Street Temporal Purgatory

American Pale Ale5.2% ABV

18th Street BreweryGary, IN

Chinook and Mosaic hops hold your tongue accountable for your worldly sins in our fiendishly vengeful session pale ale. The moment between e

5 Rabbit Golden Ale

5 Rabbit Golden Ale

British Golden Ale5.3% ABV

5 Rabbit Cerveceria IncBedford, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Buckledown Mark Of The Yeast

Buckledown Mark Of The Yeast

American Pale Ale5.3% ABV50 IBU

Buckledown BrewingLyons, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Finch's Secret Stache Stout

Finch's Secret Stache Stout

American Stout5.3% ABV25 IBU

Finch's Beer CoChicago, IL

This beer is out of production!

The specialty ingredients, vanilla bean and lactose, lend to its complexity and full flavor. While no actual chocolate was used to brew this beer, heaps of chocolate malt give the beer its color as well as its chocolate and coffee notes.

Hubbard's Cave Bananas Foster

Hubbard's Cave Bananas Foster

Imperial Stout12.0% ABV

Hubbard's CaveChicago , IL

Maplewood Brewing Brownie Points

Maplewood Brewing Brownie Points

British Brown Ale5.3% ABV

Maplewood Brewery & DistilleryChicago, IL

This Northern English Style Brown Ale was brewed to satisfy the Brownie. Full of malty chocolate and toffee flavors, this beer drinks easy.

Mikerphone  The Reflex

Mikerphone The Reflex

American IPA4.5% ABV

Mikerphone BreweryElk Grove Village, IL

Noon Whistle Cozmo

Noon Whistle Cozmo

American Pale Ale5.0% ABV

Noon Whistle BrewingLombard, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Grapefruit nose comes from the Falconer Flight hops used in this beer. A light orange hue from the malt makes this a balanced and crushable beer for the entire day.

Noon Whistle Fuzzy Smack

Noon Whistle Fuzzy Smack

Berliner Weisse4.6% ABV

Noon Whistle BrewingLombard, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Short Fuse Bear-Ie White

Short Fuse Bear-Ie White

American Wheat Beer4.4% ABV12 IBU

Short Fuse Brewing CompanySchiller Park, IL

Short Fuse Very Bad Kids

Short Fuse Very Bad Kids

Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer5.5% ABV

Short Fuse Brewing CompanySchiller Park, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Two Brothers Cane And Ebel

Two Brothers Cane And Ebel

Irish Red Ale7.0% ABV7 IBU

Two Brothers Brewing CompanyWarrenville, IL

Dry, but with a creamy touch of Thai Palm Sugar and the spicy tang of Rye, all balanced by loads of the wackiest new Hops we could lay our hands on. Yep, it’s an Orignal. And that’s no Sin.

Two Brothers Ebel's Weiss

Two Brothers Ebel's Weiss

Weissbier4.9% ABV12 IBU

Two Brothers Brewing CompanyWarrenville, IL

Available at very few places nearby

With nice malty sweetness and a soft aroma of clove, vanilla, and banana, this German style hefe weizen is unfiltered for a glowing orange haze.

Une Année Framboise

Une Année Framboise

Wild Specialty Beer6.5% ABV12 IBU

Une Année BreweryChicago, IL

Une Année Le Seul VI Elderberry

Une Année Le Seul VI Elderberry

Wild Specialty Beer6.5% ABV

Une Année BreweryChicago, IL