What’s Happening 2016-10-25T03:46:02+00:00

Brewery News & Upcoming Events

On Being a Brewery in Illinois

Proud to be an Independent Craft Brewery in the State of Illinois It is just about impossible to read or listen to a news blog, pick up a newspaper, or talk to friends and neighbors without the subject of Illinois coming up. “Illinois, Chicago, and Springfield are so [...]

January 11th, 2018|

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 [...]

September 14th, 2017|

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 [...]

August 11th, 2017|

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 [...]

July 21st, 2017|

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 [...]

May 16th, 2017|

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 [...]

April 27th, 2017|

Date, time and participation will change on occasion. Check here for the full calendar.

2nd Annual Chili Cook Off

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Trivia Night at Alter Brewing Company

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wood Signs Class

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brews & Yoga – January

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Keep the Pint Night w/ Alter Brewing

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Trivia Night at Alter Brewing Company

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm