"The latest Alter Beer commercial created by RPM Advertising has just won gold in the 2016 Davey Awards. The competition is so-named because it highlights the achievements of “Creative Davids” who derive their strength from big ideas rather than the Goliath-sized budgets of huge brands and major ad agencies. It’s a fitting honor for the [...]
Time is almost up on our Sharing Connections Holiday Toy Drive! We will have our donation box out until December 12th and there is still plenty of room to fill. As a thank you for your generosity we will be offering a pint for a penny with your donation (limit one per customer, per day). [...]
Alter Brewing Company was honored this past Tuesday with the hosting of the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild 4th Quarter meeting. Many of the the over 80 brewery members traveled from far and wide to enjoy the best camaraderie of any industry, enjoy some delicious beer, listen to a special member presentation and attend to [...]
It seems like every day there is a new reason to get excited about Alter Fest! We will be unveiling our second barrel aged beer, the big bad bourbon edition of your favorite imperial stout... Smash Tun! Look for it, as well as the original AND coconut-infused Smash Tun at Alter Fest on October 15th! [...]
Have a hullava good time this July with our second featured beer: Hull Lotta Love. This Beglian style IPA is sure satisfy your thirst with its refreshing spice and honeydew notes. Enjoy a 12oz. pour for $4 every Wednesday all month long!
Hot town, summer in the Downers Grove. What better way to beat the heat than with our featured beer of the month - Mandarina Pale Ale. Every Wednesday in June bring your friends to Alter and enjoy $4 drafts of this citrusy brew.
Alter SMASH! If this is what it's like when we're angry, then we should probably get angry more often! Literally, over a ton of malt went into making this beer. Pale, dark caramel, roasted, chocolate and black malts combine for a decadent mouth feel and flavors of coffee, dark chocolate, and fresh toffee. Balanced with [...]
Avast ye mateys! Welcome our newest member of the Alter Brewing Family. Galaxy and the 7-C's is a medium bodied American red/amber ale made with 2 row pale and caramunich malts that bring a strong biscuit, toast, and caramel backbone. This compliments the Tropical fruit and citrus notes brought on by Galaxy and all 7- [...]
Another week, another beer. Introducing Junior, a small American Barley Wine featuring 5 different malts and balanced with Columbus, Amarillo, and Citra hops. In this case, small means 8.5% ABV (with 65 IBU's). There will be a limited release this fall with some being aged in Old Forrester and Elijah Craig Bourbon barrels!!! See link [...]
Another one hits the taps! This time we've got a tasty, delicate, lightly hopped (Tettnang) American Wheat beer.. I'd tell you how delicious it is, but don't take my word for it... get your keester in here and have swig! This one sits at 4.9% and 15 IBU.