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.

3 Floyds Zombie Dust

3 Floyds Zombie Dust

American Pale Ale6.5% ABV60 IBU

Three Floyds Brewing CoMunster, IN

Widely available 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.

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.

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

Widely available 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.

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.

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.

Pipeworks Ninja Vs. Unicorn

Pipeworks Ninja Vs. Unicorn

Double IPA8.0% ABV150 IBU

Pipeworks Brewing Co.Chicago, IL

Available at a few places nearby

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

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.

Half Acre Nelson Double Daisy Cutter

Half Acre Nelson Double Daisy Cutter

American IPA7.5% ABV

Half AcreChicago, IL

Big papaya, sweet vanilla, citrus curd, down under pine, and the ever strong ‘WTF is that’ quality that gives Nelson a leg up in your life.

Pipeworks Blood Of The Unicorn

Pipeworks Blood Of The Unicorn

Red IPA6.5% ABV36 IBU

Pipeworks Brewing Co.Chicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

In this epic battle, the Blood of the Unicorn has been shed by the sword of the deadly assassin of the east. One sip of this aggressively hopped red ale clearly reveals what drives these, the greatest of, hop heads of lore. Is this the end of the mythical homed horse? Or will he rise like the pheonix to fight another day.

Revolution Eugene Porter

Revolution Eugene Porter

American Porter6.8% ABV28 IBU

Revolution Brewing CompanyChicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Dark chocolate malt makes this porter black as night and infuses it with its distinct intense, chocolate essence.

Maplewood Brewing Son Of Juice

Maplewood Brewing Son Of Juice

American IPA6.3% ABV25 IBU

Maplewood Brewery & DistilleryChicago, IL

Available at very 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.

Energy City Batisserie Mint Chocolate Chip

Energy City Batisserie Mint Chocolate Chip

Imperial Stout10.0% ABV

Energy City BrewingBatavia, IL

Short Fuse Bear-Ie White

Short Fuse Bear-Ie White

American Wheat Beer4.4% ABV12 IBU

Short Fuse Brewing CompanySchiller Park, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Energy City Bistro Blueberry Pancakes

Energy City Bistro Blueberry Pancakes

Berliner Weisse6.5% ABV

Energy City BrewingBatavia, IL

Noon Whistle Brüski

Noon Whistle Brüski

Czech Pale Lager4.6% ABV

Noon Whistle BrewingLombard, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Hubbard's Cave Coffee & Cakes

Hubbard's Cave Coffee & Cakes

Imperial Stout12.5% ABV65 IBU

Hubbard's CaveChicago , IL

Pollyanna Dreamsicle Flurries

Pollyanna Dreamsicle Flurries

American Wheat Beer5.2% ABV13 IBU

Pollyanna Brewing CompanyLemont, IL

Available at very few places nearby

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.

Solemn Oath Extra Small Wave

Solemn Oath Extra Small Wave

New England IPA5.5% ABV

Solemn Oath BreweryNaperville, IL

Available at very few places nearby

More Lil' Dusty

More Lil' Dusty

American Pale Ale5.4% ABV

More Brewing CompanyVilla Park, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Hopewell Long Shadows

Hopewell Long Shadows

American IPA7.5% ABV

Hopewell Brewing CompanyChicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Une Année Peche

Une Année Peche

Wild Specialty Beer6.5% ABV1 IBU

Une Année BreweryChicago, IL

American Wild Ale with Peaches.

Mikerphone  Smells Like Bean Spirit

Mikerphone Smells Like Bean Spirit

American Stout8.0% ABV

Mikerphone BreweryElk Grove Village, 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.

Two Brothers 25th Anniversary

Two Brothers 25th Anniversary

Double IPA9.6% ABV

Two Brothers Brewing CompanyWarrenville, IL

One Trick Pony And More Again

One Trick Pony And More Again

Sweet Stout9.0% ABV

One Trick Pony BreweryLansing, IL

Available at very few places nearby

More Away From the Norm

More Away From the Norm

6.0% ABV

More Brewing CompanyVilla Park, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Old Irving Beezer

Old Irving Beezer

American IPA6.9% ABV

Old Irving Brewing Co.Chicago, 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.

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.

Mikerphone  Check 1,2

Mikerphone Check 1,2

Double IPA8.0% ABV

Mikerphone BreweryElk Grove Village, IL

Hubbard’s Cave Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Hubbard’s Cave Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Imperial Stout12.0% ABV

Hubbard's CaveChicago , IL

Available at very few places nearby

Solemn Oath City Water Pink Lemonade

Solemn Oath City Water Pink Lemonade

Hard Seltzer5.0% ABV

Solemn Oath BreweryNaperville, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Find summer in a seltzer with a personal lemonade stand in your fridge.

Buckledown Crackle And Pop

Buckledown Crackle And Pop

American Brown Ale6.0% ABV

Buckledown BrewingLyons, IL

Available at very few places nearby

18th Street Defiance Alliance

18th Street Defiance Alliance

Kölsch4.7% ABV

18th Street BreweryGary, IN

Available at very few places nearby

Pollyanna Eleanor

Pollyanna Eleanor

American Porter6.8% ABV35 IBU

Pollyanna Brewing CompanyLemont, IL

Available at very few places nearby

This beer is heavy on the rich, dark chocolates with lots of caramelized raisins and caramel, but perfectly balanced with a distinct coffee flavor.

Hopewell First Lager

Hopewell First Lager

American Lager5.0% ABV

Hopewell Brewing CompanyChicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Noon Whistle Fuzzy Smack

Noon Whistle Fuzzy Smack

Berliner Weisse4.6% ABV

Noon Whistle BrewingLombard, 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

Church Street Holy Water (Blueberry, Strawberry Lemonade)

Church Street Holy Water (Blueberry, Strawberry Lemonade)

Hard Seltzer5.0% ABV

Church Street Brewing CompanyItasca, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Church Street Holy Water (Raspberry Peach)

Church Street Holy Water (Raspberry Peach)

Hard Seltzer5.0% ABV

Church Street Brewing CompanyItasca, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Une Année Le Seul VI Elderberry

Une Année Le Seul VI Elderberry

Wild Specialty Beer6.5% ABV

Une Année BreweryChicago, IL

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

Illuminated Pazuzu's Pedals

Illuminated Pazuzu's Pedals

Experimental Beer6.3% ABV

Illuminated Brew WorksChicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Celebrate the earthly delights of bitter chocolate, coffee and dark fruit.