2016 Naperville Winter Ale Fest Beer List

2016 Naperville Winter Ale Fest Beer List

The 2016 Naperville Winter Ale Fest will feature 70 different brewers from all over the country and over 175 American craft beers. We are particularly proud of this year’s lineup because of the variety of beers. Beer styles change with the seasons and this year’s list does not disappoint. With a strong  focus on winter styles you are sure to find a beer to warm you up.



4 Hands Brewing Co. – St. Louis, MO @4handsbrewingco
Absence of Light– Milk/Sweet Stout
Incarnation – American India Pale Ale

5 Rabbit Cerveceria – Bedford Park, IL @5RabbitBrewery
Chinga Tu Pelo – Golden Ale
Lulo – Big India Pale Ale

51st Ward Beer – Chicago, IL @51stWardBeer
Conscious Sedation – American Brown Ale
Krispy Karl – Imperial Stout
Me So Mosaic – Pale Ale

Abita Brewing Company – Covington, LA @TheAbitaBeer
Abita Select Chocolate Weisse– Dunkleweizen
Baltic Porter – Bourbon Barrel Aged Porter
Turbodog – Dark Brown Ale

Ale Syndicate – Chicago, IL @AleSyndicate
Municipal – American India Pale Ale
Richie Imperial Porter – American Porter

Allagash Brewing Company – Portland, ME
Curiex – Bourbon Barrel Aged Strong Ale
White – Belgian Style Wheat

Alter Brewing Co. – Downers Grove, IL
Alterior Motive – American India Pale Ale
Alto Porto – American Porter
Junior – American Barleywine

Angry Orchard Cider – Cincinnati, OH @AngryOrchard
Crisp – Cider
Stone Dry – Cider

Arcade Brewery – Chicago, IL @arcadebrewery
Grapefruit IPA – American IPA
Mega Milk Stout – American Milk Stout

Avery Brewing Co. – Boulder, CO @AveryBrewingCo
Raja – American Double India Pale Ale
The Czar – Russian Imperial Stout

Nektar Meadery – Ferndale, MI @bnektar
Black Fang – Mead
Zombie Killer – Cider

Baderbräu – Chicago, IL – @Baderbrau
Chicago Pilsner – German Pilsener

Banging Gavel Brews – Orland Park, IL @BanginGavel
Doing Time – Winter Warner
La Ley – Fruit

Bell’s Brewery – Kalamazoo, MI @BellsBrewery
Bear Hug – American Imperial Stout
Smitten Golden Rye Ale – Rye Ale
Two Hearted – American India Pale Ale
MilchKaffee – Milk Stout

Blue Moon Brewing Co. – Golden, CO @BlueMoonBrewCo
Belgian White – Belgian Style Wheat Ale
Cinnamon Horchata Ale – Cream Ale

Boulevard Brewing Co. – Kansas City, MO @Boulevard_Beer
Chocolate Ale – Specialty Beer
Early Riser – Coffee Porter
Rye-On-Rye – Specialty Grain Beer
Snow and Tell – Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Brickstone Brewery – Bourbonnais, IL @brickstonebrew
APA – American Pale Ale
Hop Skip – American Pale Ale

Buckle Down Brewing – Lyons, IL @BuckleDownBeer
Fiddlesticks – Belgian India Pale Ale
Raven’s Cloak – American Black Rye India Pale Ale

Cahoots Brewing – Chicago, IL @CahootsBrewing
AmEn – Barleywine
Raspberries Gone Wild – American Double / Imperial India Pale Ale

Central State Brewing Co. – Indianapolis, IN
Cast No Shadow – Belgian India Pale Ale
House Beer– Blonde Ale

Church Street Brewing Company – Itasca, IL @ChurchStBrew
Brimstone IPA – American India Pale Ale
Heavenly Helles – Munich Helles Lager

Coney Island Brewing Co. – Brooklyn, NY @ConeyIslandBeer
Coney Island Hard Root Beer Hard Rootbeer
Coney Island Hard Ginger Ale – Hard Ginger Ale
Coney Island Hard Orange Cream – Hard Orange Cream

Crispin Cider – Minneapolis, MN @CrispinCider
Crispin Original – Cider
Blackberry – Cider

Dark Horse Brewing Co. – Marshall, MI DarkHorseBrewCo
4 Elf – Winter Warmer
Tres Blueberry Stout – American Stout

Deschutes Brewery – Portland, OR @DeschutesBeer
Black Butte – American Porter
Jubel – American Strong Ale

Dogfish Head Brewery – Milton, DE @dogfishbeer
Festina Peche – Neo-Berliner Weisse
Olde School – Barleywine
Piercing Pils – Czech Pilsner

Finch’s Beer Co. – Chicago, IL @FinchBeer
Chimera – American India Pale Ale
Secret Stache – American Stout

Firestone Walker Brewing Company – Paso Robles, CA @FirestoneWalker
Union Jack India Pale Ale – American India Pale Ale
Velvet Merlin – Oatmeal Stout

Founders Brewing Co. – Grand Rapids, MI @foundersbrewing
Old Curmudgeon – Old Ale
Rubaeus – Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Goose Island Beer Company – Chicago, IL @GooseIsland
2015 Bourbon County Brand Stout – Bourbon Barrel Aged American Imperial Stout
2015 Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout – Bourbon Barrel Aged American Imperial Coffee Stout
2015 Bourbon County Brand Regal Rye Stout – Bourbon Barrel Aged American Imperial Stout|
2015 Proprietors’ Bourbon County Brand– Bourbon Barrel Aged American Imperial Stout
Four Star – Pilsner
Fulton St. Blend – American Blonde Ale w/ Coffee

Granite City Food & Brewery – Naperville, IL @gcfb
Batch 1000 Double IPA – Imperial India Pale Ale
Mr Corporate – Oak Aged Scottish Ale
Way Up Yer Kilt – Schwarbier

Half Acre Beer Company – Chicago, IL @HalfAcreBeer
Daisy Cutter – American Pale Ale
Chocolate Camaro – Milk Stout

Hopvine Brewing Co. – Aurora, IL @HopvineBrewing
Belgian Dark Ale – Belgian Dark
Mastadon IPA Sirache Ace – India Pale Ale

Illuminated Brew Works – Chicago, IL
Kallisti – Belgian Strong Pale Ale
Son of Toucan Sam – Abbey Bock

Lagunitas Brewing Company – Petaluma, CA @lagunitasbeer
Cappuccino Stout– Imperial Stout
IPA – American India Pale Ale
Undercover Investigation Shut-Down – American strong Ale

Lake Effect Brewing Company – Chicago, IL @LakeEffect_LLC
Arbor Oak Ale – English Amber
Falcon Dive IPA – American India Pale Ale

Lakefront Brewery – Milwaukee, WI @lakefront
Eastside Dark – Bavarian Dark Lager
Hop Jockey – Double India Pale Ale

Leinenkugel Brewing Company – Chippewa Falls, WI @Leinenkugel
Big Butt – Doppelbock
Grapefruit – Shandy

Maplewood Brewery – Chicago,IL @maplewoodbeer
Brownie Points – English Style Brown Ale
Charlatan – American Pale Ale

Middle Brow Beer Co. – Zion, IL @MiddleBrowBeer
Miner – Farmhouse Ale
Robyn – Farmhouse blonde

Miskatonic Brewing Co. – Darien, IL @MiskatonicBeer
Catch Penny – Session Rye
Chapter 3 – Wheat India Pale Ale

Nevin’s Brewing Company – Plainfield, IL @NevinsBrewing
Absorption – Imperial Stout
Break Your Heart – Belgian-style Tripel

New Belgium Brewing – Fort Collins, CO @newbelgium
Citradelic– Tangerine India Pale Ale
Fat Tire – Amber Ale
Hop Kitchen: Hop Stout – Stout

New Holland Brewing Company – Holland, MI @newhollandbrew
Cabin Fever – Brown Ale
Pilgrim’s Dole – Wheatwine

One Trick Pony – Lansing, IL
Sheppard – Belgian Dubbel
Warlander – Imperial India Pale Ale

Penrose Brewing Co. – Geneva, IL @PerennialBeer
Raspberry Dubbel– Belgian Dubbel
P-2 – Belgian Inspired Pale Ale
Taproom IPA – American India Pale Ale

Perennial Artisan Ales – St. Louis, MO @PenroseBrewing
Fete De Noel– Winter Ale
Jack Rose – Fruit Beer
Meriwether– Dry Hopped Saison
Mon Ami – Belgian-style Golden Strong

Pipeworks Brewing Co. – Chicago, IL @PipeworksBrewin
Blood of Unicorn – Red Ale
Close Encounter– American Imperial Stout

Pollyanna Brewing Co. – Lemont, IL @PollyannaBrewCo
Personal Chain Letter – Russian Imperial Stout
Personal Chain Letter with Vanilla Beans – Russian Imperial Stout
Bourbon Barrel Aged Personal Chain Letter – Russian Imperial Stout
Cask Conditioned with Vanilla Beans and Ghost Pepper – Russian Imperial Stout
Lexical Gap – American India Pale Ale
Lechery– Oatmeal Blonde Ale with Cherries and Cocoa Nibs
Orenda Volume 03 – Belgian Trippel

Prairie Artisan Ales – Tulsa, OK @prairieales
Bomb – Imperial Stout
Standard – Farmhouse Ale

Revolution Brewing – Chicago, IL @RevBrewChicago
A Little Crazy – Belgo-Style Pale Ale
Eugene Porter – American Porter
TV Party –Rye India Pale Ale

Rock Bottom Brewery – Warrenville, IL
Annual Firechief Ale – Red Ale
Mobb Boss – Double India Pale Ale

Rockford Brewing Co. – Rockford, IL @RockfordBrewing
Belgian Tripel – Belgian Tripel
Nut Brown Ale – Nut Brown Ale

Rogue – Newport, OR @RougeAles
Double Chocolate Stout – Imperial Stout
Hazelnut Brown Nectar – Brown Ale

Samuel Adams – Boston, MA @SamuelAdamsBeer
Cold Snap – Witbier
Nitro White Ale – Witbier
Rebel IPA – American India Pale Ale
Boston Lager –Lager

Schlafly Beer – St. Louis, MO @Schlafly
Dry Hopped APA – American Pale Ale
Tasmanian Devil – India Pale Ale

Scorched Earth Brewing Co. – Algonquin, IL
Foraging Swine – Smoked Ale
Jolly Old Scrooge – English Style Barleywine
The Bitter Chocolatier – Chocolate Oatmeal Imperial Stout
The Frities King – Belgian Single

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. – Chico, CA @SierraNevada

Barrel Aged Bigfoot – Bourbon Barrel Aged Barleywine Style Ale
Beer Camp – Tropical India Pale Ale
Celebration – American India Pale Ale

Small Town Brewery – Wauconda, IL
Not Your Father’s Root Beer – Hard Root beer
French Toast – Spiced Herb Beer

Solemn Oath Brewery – Naperville, IL @solemnoathbeer
H4LF2UAD – Belgian Style Dubbel
Tickle Fight – American Barleywine

Stone Brewing Co. – Escondido, CA @StoneBrewingCo
Double Bastard – American Strong Ale
Pataskala Red– American Amber

Ten Ninety – Zion, IL @Ten90Brewing
Imperial Porter – Imperial Porter
Imperial Black Saison – Saison
Rancorous 2 – Scotch/Sour Ale

Transient Artisan Ales – Lansing, IL
Apricot Ardent – Barrel Fermented Saison
Bêtise – Whiskey Barrel Sour Brown
Neckbeard Nectar – Imperial Coconut Cinnamon Stout
Sporadic – Mixed Culture Barrel Aged Saison

The Traveler Beer Co. – Burlington, VT @TravelerBeer
Grapefruit Shandy – Fruit Beer
Curious Traveler Lemon Shandy – Fruit Beer

Two Brothers Brewing Co. – Warrenville, IL @TwoBrothersBeer
Northwind – Russian Imperial Stout
Wobble – American India Pale Ale

Tyranena Brewing Company – Lake Mills, WI @tyranena
Icehenge – Dobbelback
Sheep Shagger – Scotch Ale

Uncle John’s Cider Mill – St Johns, MI @UncleJohnsCider
Apple – Cider
Apple Cherry – Cider

Unity Vibration – Ypsilanti, MI
Triple Goddess Raspberry – Kombucha
Bourbon Peach – Kombucha

Urban Legend Brewing Company – Westmont, IL @UrbandLegendBeer
Nessie’s Gnarly Nectar – Scottish Ale
The Devil and Jack – Pumpkin Cream Lager
Coffee Cold War – Coffee Russian Imperial Stout

Werk Force Brewing Co. – Plainfield, IL @werkforcebrew
Galactic – American Pale Ale
Winter N Schwarz – Black Lager


About Naperville Winter Ale Fest
Situated on the frozen tundra of Naperville’s Frontier Park – Naperville Winter Ale fest will feature over 130 unique beers from more than 65 different breweries. Pull out your long-johns and parkas, it’s time to experience winter’s best craft beers. The fest will also feature live music and food from some of Chicagoland’s favorite food trucks.

Saturday, February 27, 2016
12:00 to 4:00 pm


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