Ravinia Brewing Co. in Highland Park
Outlook: Cock-a-doodle-doo has new meaning with the Flight of the Rooster Saison. Utilizing New Zealand Nelson Sauvin hops, this brew obtains a sauvignon blanc palate. This brand of suds has 25 IBUs and is perfect for warmer months.
Harbor Brewing Co. in Winthrop Harbor
Outlook: Your favorite cereal is now a beer! And it's good! This delightful IPA is brewed with zero boil hops and is packed with Citra and Mosaic hops for an incredible aroma and finish.
Only Child Brewery in Gurnee
Outlook: Pucker up, buttercup. This Gurnee Pale Ale is brewed with lime zest and agave; the perfect combination of sweet and sour. The crisp finish of this brew pairs nicely with the assortment of food vendors that the brewery brings to their tap room most weekends.
Light the Lamp Brewery in Grayslake
Outlook: Perfect for a chilly winter's day, Light the Lamp's Sin Bin Stout is the perfect mixture of roasted malts and a smooth, smokey finish. The English Oatmeal Stout is the perfect compliment to more than a few of the Grayslake brewery's finely crafted food menu.
Copper Fiddle Distillery in Lake Zurich
Outlook: Pronounced "Fire Engine," this unique style of gin packs a punch. The spicy libation uses a full serrano pepper in each bottle which has been charred, roasted and cut by hand. Fyren Gin is the perfect companion for cocktails such as bloody marys, martinis and more. If you're looking for the perfect winter warmup, this is the libation for you. Fyren Gin perfectly accompanies cucumber, basil, tonic water, simple syrup and more in their featured cocktail, Lake Zurich Fire Department.
North Shore Distillery in Green Oaks
Outlook: The delightful spirit starts with fermented honey turned into mead and then distilled with a variety or oranges, spices and herbs. Beehive Curaço is a phenomenal sipping liqueur for the holiday season. North Shore Distillery will host the libation's launch party on December 8 at the Green Oaks tasting room / distillery.
Lynfred Winery in Wheeling
Outlook: The mulled libation is packed with aromas of cinnamon, cloves and gingerbread cookies; perfect for cold, long November nights. Pair with oatmeal cookies or chocolate berries for a real treat. The spiced wine can also be warmed for especially chilly nights.
Tighthead Brewery in Mundelein
Outlook: The limited edition IPA is full bodied, incredibly refreshing and brewed by award-winning craftsmen. The Greenway Boogie IPA is a collaboration between Tighthead Brewing, REI in Vernon Hills and the Lake County Forest Preserves. A percentage of sales support the Preservation Foundation of the Lake County Forest Preserves.
ABV: 6.7% | IBU: ??
Roaring Table Brewery in Lake Zurich
Who Rescues Who Ale
Outlook: This is a soft, hazy, fruity beer that goes well with hanging out with the best people in the world! Friends, family and Fido.
ABV: 5.4% | IBU: 20
Outlook: A complement to the newly released Raspberry Wheat, this American Pale Wheat Ale provides the subtle taste of blueberries and allows the slight sweetness of the wheat through. This unfiltered wheat beer is visually cloudy, while obtaining a fuller body. The ale has a 5.3 percent alcohol by volume and is rated at 15 on the International Bitterness Unit scale. Available for a limited time.