The Future Begins with Fermentation Nothing prepares a person for the site of a semi-trailer laden with gleaming 15-foot tall stainless steel brewery tanks. The sheer awesomeness of the construction, transportation, and installation of these vessels accentuates the colossal effect that their presence will have on this brewery. With more [...]
Alter is finally in cans! This last year and a half has been quite a whirlwind, and we are so excited to have yet another way for people to enjoy Alter beer. Thank you for all of your support since the very beginning. A brewery can make the best beer [...]
The Sponsorship When our powers combine… Great things can happen. In the winter of this year, Alter Brewing Company and the Downers Grove Park District agreed to a sponsorship that will allow for some incredible involvement in the community. One of these opportunities will be a beer and honey infused [...]
"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 [...]