2016 Naperville Ale Fest Beer List


2016 Naperville Ale Fest Beer List

Beer styles change with the seasons and this year’s list does not disappoint. With a strong  focus on summer beers you are sure to find an old familiar and something new.

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3 Sheeps Brewing – Sheboygan, WI
First Kiss – Imperial India Pale Ale
Really Cool Waterslides – American India Pale Ale


5 Rabbit Cervceria – Bedford Park, IL
5 Vulture – Chile Beer
Watermelon Paletas – Fruit Beer

51st Ward Beer Co. – Westmont, IL
The Bittermann – English India Pale Ale
Dr. Dankenstien’s Double Whatever – Imperial India Pale Ale

Abita Brewing Co. – Abita Springs, LA
Blueberry Wheat – Fruit Beer
Purple Haze – Fruit Beer

Alarmist Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
Pantsless Pale Ale – American Pale Ale
Entrenched IPA – American India Pale Ale

Ale Syndicate Brewers – Chicago, IL
Municipal – American India Pale Ale
Sunday Session – American Pale Ale

Allagash Brewing Co. – Portland, ME
White – Witbier
Little Brett – American Wild Ale

Alter Brewing Co. – Downers Grove, IL
King Balaton – Cherry Wheat Ale
Alterior Motive – American India Pale Ale

Anderson Valley – Boonville, CA
Summer Solstice – Cream Ale
The Kimmie, The Yink & The Holy Gose – Gose

Angry Orchard Hard Cider – Cincinnati, OH
Green Apple – Cider
Edge Pear – Cider
Crisp – Cider

Anthem Brewing Co. – Salem, OR
Cider – Cider
Cherry – Cider

Aquanaut Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
The Search ESB – English Special Bitter
Stella by Starlight – Belgian India Pale Ale

Arcade Brewery – Chicago, IL
Grapefruit IPA – American India Pale Ale
Lava Blender Coconut Pale Ale with Passion Fruit and Lime – American Pale Ale Argus Cidery

Argus Cidery – Austin, TX
Ciderkin – Cider
Ginger Perry – Cider

B. Nektar – Ferndale, MI
Necromangocon – Mead
Zombie Killer – Mead

Baderbrau – Chicago, IL
Pils – Chicago Pilsener
High Noon – Hefeweizen

Ballast Point Brewing Co. – San Diego, CA
Grunion Pale Ale – American India Pale Ale
Grapefruit Sculpin – American India Pale Ale

Banging Gavel Brews – Orland Park, IL
La Ley – Fruit Beer
Legit IPA – American India Pale Ale

Bell’s Brewery – Kalamazoo, MI
Double Cream Stout – American Stout
Oberon Ale – American Pale Wheat Ale
Oatsmobile Ale – American Pale Ale
Quinannan Falls Special Lager – American Lager

Berghoff Brewery – Chicago, IL
Rowdy Root Beer – Spiced Beer
Rockin Bock Rye –Wheat Ale


Black Belt Brewing – Lake Zurich, IL
Altbier – Altbier
Honey Dukelweizen – Dunkelweizen


Blue Moon Brewing Co. – Golden, Co
Summer Honey Wheat – American Pale Wheat Ale
Belgian White – Witbier


Boulevard Brewing Co. – Kansas City, MI
Ginger-Lemon Radler – Fruit Beer
Tropical Pale Ale – American Pale Ale


Brewery Ommegang – Cooperstown, NY
Witte – Witbier
Rosetta – Flaunders Oud Bruin


Brickstone Brewery – Bourbonnais, IL
APA – American Pale Ale
Gulden Stuerk – Belgian Strong Pale Ale


BuckleDown Brewing – Lyons, IL
Belt & Suspenders – American India Pale Ale
Fritzicuffs – German Pilsner


Burnt City Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
Balloon Boy Farmhouse Wheat Ale – Witbier
Retrofit Lime Radler – Radler


Cademon Brewing Co. – Genoa, IL
Eve’s Tuition – American Porter
Tropical Kingpin – Hefeweizen


Cahoots Brewing – Oak Park, IL
Dark and Stormy – Barrel Aged Spiced Ale
AmEn! – Barrel Aged Barleywine


Central State Brewing – Indianapolis, IN
House Beer – Rustic Blonde Ale
Cast No Shadow – Brett India Pale Ale


Champion Brewing Co. – Charlottesville, VA
Shower Beer – Czech Pilsner
ICBM Double IPA – American Double India Pale Ale


Church Street Brewing Co. – Itasca, IL
Continental Lager – German Pilsner
Fire IPA – American India Pale Ale


Coney Island Brewing Co. – Brooklyn, NY
Hard Root Beer – Spiced Beer
Hard Orange Beer – Fruit Beer
Hard Ginger – Fruit Beer


Crazy Mountain Brewery – Edwards, CO
Lawyers, Guns & Money – English Barleywine
Mountain Livin’ Pale Ale – American Pale Ale


Crispin Cider – Colfax, CA
Original – Cider
The Saint – Cider


Dark Horse Brewing Co. – Marshall, MI
Raspberry Ale – Fruit Beer
Plead the Fifth – American Stout


Deschutes Brewery – Bend, OR
Armory XPA – American Pale Ale
Fresh Squeezed – American India Pale Ale


Destihl Brewery – Bloomington, IL
Abbey’s Single – Belgian Pale Ale
Synchopathic Apricot – Dry Hopped Sour


Emmett’s Brewing Co. – Downers Grove, IL
World’s End IPA – American India Pale Ale
1 AM Ale – English Pale Ale


Exit Strategy Brewing Co. – Forest Park, IL
Exit Strategy – American Pale Ale
Persephone – Fruit Beer


Farmhaus Cider Co. – Hudsonville, MI
Trocken – European Dry Cider
Raspotle – Raspberries, Chipotle, Magic.


Ferro Farms – Kettle Moraine, WI
Ferro Farms – Cider


Finch’s Beer Co. – Chicago, IL
Sungasm – Belgian India Pale Ale
Fascist Pig – American Amber Ale


Firestone Walker Brewing Co. – Paso Robles, CA
Union Jack IPA – American India Pale Ale
Double Barrel Ale – English Pale Ale


Forbidden Root – Chicago, IL
Wildflower IPA – American India Pale Ale
Money On My Rind – American Pale Wheat Ale


Founders Brewing Co. – Grand Rapids, MI
Rubeaus – Raspberry Ale
Mosaic Promise – American Pale Ale


Goose Island Beer Co. – Chicago, IL
Sofie – Farmhouse Ale
Halia – Farmhouse Ale


Granite City Brewery – Naperville, IL
Nemesis – Black India Pale Ale
Gold Fever – Belgian Strong Ale


Greenbush Brewing Co. – Sawyer, MI
Sunspot – Hefeweizen
Postcards From Dongola – American Red Ale


Guinness – St. James Gate, Dublin
Blonde – English Blonde
Nitro IPA – India Pale Ale
Guinness – Stout


Half Acre Beer Co. – Chicago, IL
Daisy Cutter – American Pale Ale
Freedom of 78 – Guava India Pale Ale


Hopewell Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
Field Day – Blonde Ale
Off – Black Pils – Black Pilsner


Hopvine Brewing Co. – Aurora, IL
Urban Tumbleweed – Hefeweizen
Alpha Mastodon IIPA – Double India Pale Ale


Illuminated Brew Works – Chicago, IL
Cult of Kallisti – Brett Golden Ale
Orange Sunshine – Citrus Saison


Kona Brewing Co. – Kailua-Kona, HI
Big Wave Golden Ale – American Blonde Ale
Pipeline Porter – American Porter


Lagunitas Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
IPA – American India Pale Ale
Pils – Hoppy Pilsner
Aunt Sally – American Wild Ale
WTF – American Brown Ale


Lake Effect Brewing – Chicago, IL
IPA – American India Pale Ale
Watermelon Saison – Watermelon Saison


Lakefront Brewery – Milwaukee, WI
Riverwest Stein Beer – American Amber Ale
Fixed Gear – American Amber Ale


Left Hand Brewing Co. – Longmont, CO
Extrovert IPA – American India Pale Ale
Wicked Juju – Spiced Beer


Leinenkugel Brewing Co. – Chippewa Falls, WI
Summer Shandy – Fruit Beer
Beer Garten Tart – Berliner Weiss
Big Eddy Russian Imperial Stout – Russian Imperial Stout
IPL – India Pale Lager


Maplewood Brewery & Distillery – Chicago, IL
Crushinator – Session IPA
Mandarina Bavaria – Saison


McKenzie’s Hard Cider – Orchard Park, NY
Pumpkin Jack – Cider
Seasonal Reserve – Cider


Middle Brow Beer Co. – Zion, IL
Robyn – Farmhouse Blonde Ale
Low – Brown Gose


Miskatonic Brewing – Darien, IL
Catch Penny – Session Rye
Wise Fool – American India Pale Ale


Nevin’s Brewing Co. – Plainfield, IL
Quick Witted – Belgian Witbier
Red In The Face – American Double Red Ale


New Belgium Brewing Co. – Fort Collins, CO
Heavy Melon – Fruit Beer
Citradelic – American India Pale Ale


New Holland Brewing Co. – Holland, MI
The Carhartt Woodsman – American Pale Ale
Mad Hatter “Reimagined” – American India Pale Ale


Noon Whistle Brewing – Lombard, IL
Cozmo – American Pale Ale
Cucumbersome – Cucumber Saision


Odd Side Ales – Grand Haven, MI
Bean Flicker – Blonde Ale
Troll Toll IPA – American India Pale Ale


One Trick Pony Brewery – Lansing, IL
Georgia Grande – Ginger and Peach Hefeweizen
Stormcat – Amber Ale


Oskar Blues – Lyons, CO
Dales Pale Ale – American Pale Ale
Pinner – American India Pale Ale


Penrose Brewing Co. – Geneva, IL
Taproom IPA – American India Pale Ale
Radler – Fruit Beer
Session Sour – American Wild Ale
Geneva Common – German Kolsch


Perennial Artisan Ales – St. Louis, MI
Hommel Bier – Belgian Pale Ale
Saison De Lis – Saison


Pipeworks Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
Ninja Vs. Unicorn – Imperial India Pale Ale
Coffee Break Abduction – American Imperial Stout


Pollyanna Brewing Co. – Lemont, IL
Lexical Gap IPA – American India Pale Ale
Dalliance – Berliner Weiss


Prairie Artisan Ales – Tulsa, OK
Prairie Standard – Farmhouse Ale
Bomb! – American Double Stout


Revolution Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL
Rosa Hibiscus Ale – Herbed Beer
Crystal-Hero – American India Pale Ale


Rock Bottom Brewery – Warrenville, IL
9 Days Early – American India Pale Ale
Summer Honey Blonde Ale – American Blonde Ale


Rogue Ale – Newport, OR
Hazelnut Brown – American Brown Ale
Yellow Snow IPA – American India Pale Ale


Samuel Adams – Boston, MA
Rebel Grapefruit – American India Pale Ale
Summer Ale – American Pale Wheat Ale


Saugatuck Brewing Co. – Saugatuck, MI
Third Beer – English Pub Style Ale
Mandarina IPA – American India Pale Ale


Schlafly Beer – St. Louis, MO
Double Bean Blonde – American Blonde Ale
Farmhouse IPA – American Farmhouse India Pale Ale


Scorched Earth Brewing – Algonquin, IL
General Resin – Imperial India Pale Ale
Hickster – Cream Ale


Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. – Chico, CA
Otra Vez – Gose
Hop Hunter – American India Pale Ale


Small Town Brewing Co – Wauconda, IL
Strawberry Rhubarb – Fruit Beer
French Toast – Spiced Beer


Solemn Oath Brewery – Naperville, IL
Butterfly Flashmob – Belgian India Pale Ale
Oubliette – Belgian Pale Ale
Pshycogaze – American Porter
Hexafoos – Saison
Eigengrau – Kolsch
Fun Sponge – American Blonde Ale


Stone Brewing Co. – Escondido, CA
Citrusy Wit – Witbier
American Espresso Stout – American Imperial Stout


Summitt Brewing Co. – St Paul, MN
Saga IPA – American India Pale Ale
30th Anniversary Keller Pils – Kellerbier


Surly Brewing Co. – Minneapolis, MN
Furious – American India Pale Ale
Coffee Bender – American Brown Ale


Tangled Roots Brewing Co. – Ottawa, IL
West Coast IPA – American India Pale Ale
Lager – American Lager


Temperance Beer Co. – Evanston, IL
Escapist IPA – American India Pale Ale
Smittytown Tart – Extra Strong Biter w Cherries


Ten Ninety Brewing Co. – Glenview, IL
90 Feet From Heaven – American India Pale Ale
Zen – Saison


The Traveler Beer Co. – Burlington, VT
Curious Traveler – Shandy
Illusive Traveler – Shandy


Three Floyds Brewing Co. – Munster, IN
Gumball Head – American Wheat Ale
Zombie Dust – American Pale Ale


Tighthead Brewing Co – Mundelein, IL
Scarlet Fire – American Amber Ale
Chilly Waters – American Pale Ale


Two Brothers Brewing Co. – Warrenville, IL
Hop Centric – Double India Pale Ale
Northwind – Russian Imperial Stout


Uinta Brewing Co. – Salt Lake City, UT
BABA – Black Lager
Hop Nosh – American India Pale Ale


Uncle John’s Cider Mill – St. Johns, MI
Apple – Cider
Blueberry – Cider


Urban Legend Brewing Co. – Westmont, IL
Hasen Fuss – Cream Ale
Mugshot 12.20.71 – American Porter


Virtue Cider – Fennville, MI
Michigan Brut – Cider
The Mitten – Cider


Werk Force Brewing Co. – Plainfield, IL
Keyboard Rambo – American Red India Pale Ale
Elevator Blues – American Blonde


White Birch Brewing – Hooksett, NH
Blueberry Berliner Weiss – Berliner Weiss
Small Batch Watermelon Wheat – Fruit Beer


Widmer Brothers Brewing – Portland, OR
Hefe – Hefeweizen
Upheval IPA – American India Pale Ale


GA Rare Beers
Boulevard – Rye on Rye on Rye – Whiskey Barrel Aged Imperial Stout
Revolution – El Hefe – German Hefeweizen
Odd Side Ales – Hipster Brunch – Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout with Coffee and Bacon
Solemn Oath – Old Order II – Farmhouse Ale Aged in Red Wine Barrels with Raspberries
Founders – Mango Magnifco – Fruit Beer
Allagash – James Bean – Curiex with pressed coffee
Anderson Valley – Hobneelch’n Hoppy Wheat Ale – American Pale Wheat Ale
Tangled Roots Brewing Co. – Double IPA – American Double India Pale Ale


House of Funk
Penrose – Consensus – American Wild Ale
Unity Vibration – Bourbon Peach – Kombucha
Unity Vibration – Ginger – Kombucha
Bell’s Brewery – Le Battuer – American Wild Ale
Odd Side Ales – Touch of Red – American Wild
Perennial Artisan Ales – Suburban Beverage – Gose
Sam Adams – Got to Gose – Gose
Goose Island – Lolita – American Wild Ale
Uinta – Birthday Suit – Raspberry Sour Ale


The fourth annual Naperville Ale Fest will take place on Saturday, July 16, 2016 and will showcase over 200 unique beers from craft breweries around the country. The fest will also feature live music and food from some of the area’s favorite restaurants and food trucks. Situated on the grounds of the Naper Settlement, with downtown Naperville as a backdrop, it is the ideal setting to experience craft beer. A portion of the proceeds from the Naperville Ale Fest will benefit the Naper Settlement and the Naperville Heritage Society.

Naperville Ale Fest
Saturday, July 16th
Naper Settlement


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