Top & Local Beer near Chicago, IL

Pabst Blue Ribbon

Pabst Blue Ribbon

American Lager4.6% ABV10 IBU

Pabst Brewing CompanyMilwaukee, WI

Widely available 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 a number of 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.

Revolution Anti-Hero

Revolution Anti-Hero

American IPA6.5% ABV70 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.

3 Floyds Gumballhead

3 Floyds Gumballhead

American Wheat Beer5.6% ABV35 IBU

Three Floyds Brewing CoMunster, IN

Widely available nearby

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

National Bohemian

National Bohemian

American Lager4.2% ABV

Pabst Brewing CompanyMilwaukee, WI

Natty Boh is patiently aged resulting in a medium-bodied beer with a smooth color, a distinct hop aroma and a superior taste.

3 Floyds Alpha King Ale

3 Floyds Alpha King Ale

American Pale Ale6.6% ABV68 IBU

Three Floyds Brewing CoMunster, IN

Available at a few places nearby

A bold yet balanced American Pale Ale with slight caramel sweetness and aggressive citrus hoppiness.

Off Color Apex Predator

Off Color Apex Predator

Saison6.8% ABV35 IBU

Off Color BrewingChicago, IL

Available at a number of 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.

Half Acre Gone Away IPA

Half Acre Gone Away IPA

American IPA7.0% ABV60 IBU

Half AcreChicago, IL

Available at a few places nearby

GoneAway is a western charged firecracker. We conjured the classics and then laid them on a bed of pale malt. This India Pale Ale shoots straight to the bitter edge before falling into a mellow haze. Deep gold and ready to travel into the distance.

Two Brothers Ebel's Weiss

Two Brothers Ebel's Weiss

Weissbier4.9% ABV12 IBU

Two Brothers Brewing CompanyWarrenville, IL

Available at a 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.

Mike's Limeade

Mike's Limeade

Fruit Beer5.1% ABV

Mike's Hard Lemonade Co.Chicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Pipeworks Ninja Vs. Unicorn

Pipeworks Ninja Vs. Unicorn

Double IPA8.0% ABV150 IBU

Pipeworks Brewing Co.Chicago, IL

Available at a number of places nearby

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

Revolution Brut Hero

Revolution Brut Hero

American IPA7.0% ABV

Revolution Brewing CompanyChicago, IL

Available at a few places nearby

Pipeworks Lil' Citra

Pipeworks Lil' Citra

American IPA4.9% ABV100 IBU

Pipeworks Brewing Co.Chicago, IL

Available at a few places nearby

Everyone told Kung Fu Kitten that kittens couldn't do kung fu. They said that the karate chop was only for cats, and not kittens. They said he was too young. Too cute. Too cuddly. They said get your heads out of the clouds - you've got to lay off the cat-nip. Well, they were wrong. Oh, boy were they wrong. When Lil Citra stepped onto the Epic Battlefield he wasn't just battling Unicorns, The Ninjas, The Lizard King...he was battling his past.

Alter Hopular Kid

Alter Hopular Kid

American Pale Ale6.5% ABV55 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

This beer is out of production!

Available at a few places nearby

A highly aromatic beer overflowing with tropical fruits, citrus, and pine from the Mosaic, Amarillo, and Galaxy hops.

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.

Two Brothers Blood Orange Pinball

Two Brothers Blood Orange Pinball

American Pale Ale4.9% ABV31 IBU

Two Brothers Brewing CompanyWarrenville, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Post boil pale ale with Blood Orange added.

Solemn Oath Kidnapped By Vikings

Solemn Oath Kidnapped By Vikings

American IPA6.0% ABV90 IBU

Solemn Oath BreweryNaperville, IL

Available at a few places nearby

Bursting with fresh hop aroma, our American IPA has a light malty sweetness to balance the dominant, pine and citrus hop presence.

Finch's Hardcore Chimera Double IPA

Finch's Hardcore Chimera Double IPA

Double IPA9.0% ABV70 IBU

Finch's Beer CompanyChicago, IL

Hardcore Chimera is an American style imperial IPA brewed with Citra, Simcoe, Columbus, Cascade and Mosaic hops. The beer won a silver medal at the 2014 International Beer Festival in Rhode Island.

Maplewood The Charlatan

Maplewood The Charlatan

American Pale Ale5.9% ABV35 IBU

Maplewood Brewery & DistilleryChicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Generously hopped with Simcoe and "C" hops, you might catch the Charlatan putting forth fresh citrus and tropical flavors.

Mike's Watermelon

Mike's Watermelon

Fruit Beer5.0% ABV

Mike's Hard Lemonade Co.Chicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Pollyanna Eleanor

Pollyanna Eleanor

American Porter6.8% ABV35 IBU

Pollyanna Brewing CompanyLemont, IL

Available at a few places nearby

Pollyanna Fun Size

Pollyanna Fun Size

Sweet Stout6.1% ABV

Pollyanna Brewing CompanyLemont, IL

Available at a few places nearby

We threw in a whole bunch of peanuts, vanilla beans, cocoa nibs, and sea salt because, well, size truly does matter sometimes.

Noon Whistle Hop Prism Lazer Yellow IPA

Noon Whistle Hop Prism Lazer Yellow IPA

American IPA6.4% ABV

Noon Whistle BrewingLombard, IL

Available at very few places nearby

18th Street Candi Crushable

18th Street Candi Crushable

American Pale Ale4.5% ABV

18th Street BreweryGary, IN

Available at very few places nearby

Made in collab with Northdown Cafe & Taproom. This beautiful beer is rounded out with flaked oats and lactose sugar, simcoe, and FF hops.

18th Street Defiance Alliance

18th Street Defiance Alliance

Kölsch4.7% ABV

18th Street BreweryGary, IN

Available at very few places nearby

5 Rabbit Crímenes De Pasión(Fruit)

5 Rabbit Crímenes De Pasión(Fruit)

American IPA8.0% ABV

5 Rabbit Cerveceria IncBedford, IL

Available at very few places nearby

5 Rabbit Golden Ale

5 Rabbit Golden Ale

British Golden Ale5.3% ABV

5 Rabbit Cerveceria IncBedford, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Alter Denim Viper

Alter Denim Viper

Triple IPA10.5% ABV75 IBU

Alter Brewing CompanyDowners Grove, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Church Street Holy Cow Milk Stout

Church Street Holy Cow Milk Stout

Sweet Stout6.0% ABV22 IBU

Church Street Brewing CompanyItasca, IL

Available at very few places nearby

We are proud to offer this traditional English Sweet Stout that’s bursting with chocolate flavor and a hint of coffee..

Church Street Q Street

Church Street Q Street

Belgian IPA6.3% ABV38 IBU

Church Street Brewing CompanyItasca, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Brewed in collaboration with Q101 WKQX

Finch's Chimera DIPA

Finch's Chimera DIPA

American IPA9.0% ABV

Finch's Beer CompanyChicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Illuminated Brother Blake

Illuminated Brother Blake

American IPA7.0% ABV

Illuminated Brew WorksChicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

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.

Middle Brow Sells Out Vic

Middle Brow Sells Out Vic

American IPA6.0% ABV

Middle Brow Beer Co.Chicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Noon Whistle Mosaic Gummy

Noon Whistle Mosaic Gummy

English IPA7.6% ABV

Noon Whistle BrewingLombard, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Penrose Proto

Penrose Proto

Blonde Ale5.0% ABV

PenroseGeneva, IL

Available at very few places nearby

his highly drinkable Golden Ale features aromas of cracker and hay, which combine with a subtle breadiness for a crisp, refreshing finish.

Short Fuse Bear-Ie White

Short Fuse Bear-Ie White

Specialty Beer4.4% ABV

Short Fuse Brewing CompanySchiller Park, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Solemn Oath Goldmund

Solemn Oath Goldmund

Sweet Stout9.0% ABV

Solemn Oath BreweryNaperville, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Ten Ninety Juice God

Ten Ninety Juice God

English IPA7.0% ABV

Ten Ninety Brewing CoGlenview, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Une Année Order Out Of Chaos

Une Année Order Out Of Chaos

Wild Specialty Beer4.5% ABV

Une Année BreweryChicago, IL