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Field meets fermenter

Honey and beer become one September 9th marked the end of the Park District and Alter Brewing’s honey-beer collaboration, as the Field to Fermenter program made its debut. Thirty participants of all ages, over 21 that is, ventured into the apiary at Lyman Woods and the brewhouse at Alter to [...]

By | 2017-09-15T17:45:58+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Media, News|0 Comments

Honey Harvest

Thank you honey bees! One of the many great things about our partnership with the Park District has been seeing the honey-making process at various stages. In our previous post, we talked about and showed examples of some of the history of Lyman Woods and the process of installing bees [...]

By | 2017-08-11T17:41:50+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Media, News|0 Comments

Brewhouse Expansion

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 [...]

By | 2017-07-21T18:14:13+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Media|0 Comments

Alter Canning Line

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 [...]

By | 2017-05-16T15:45:38+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Media|0 Comments

The Bees are Coming!

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 [...]

By | 2017-04-28T08:50:43+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Alter Your World” wins a Gold Davey

"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 [...]

By | 2016-12-28T15:01:22+00:00 December 28th, 2016|Media|0 Comments

Barrel Aged Smash Tun

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! [...]

By | 2016-10-25T03:46:02+00:00 September 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments