Oak Park Micro Brew and Food Review

Save the date! Saturday, August 15, 2015

Join us in downtown Oak Park on Saturday, August 15, 2015 for brews, bites and tunes at the largest zero-waste craft beer event in the Midwest!  5,000 beer enthusiasts will enjoy samples of over 200 brews, from more than 70 breweries from across Illinois and beyond.  Join us and help raise vital funds for Seven Generations Ahead.

Click below to buy tickets or click here to find out more about volunteering.

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2015 Breweries and Restaurants

We are working on a list to top last year's awesome turnout.  Check last year's list out below! Tweet us @OPMicroBrew and tell us who you'd like to see at the 2015 event.

This year's ReplicAle style is Saison!

If you are a restaurant or brewer and would like to be a part of the 2015 MicroBrew, contact Laura.

2014 Participating Breweries 

With 72 Brewers and 33 ReplicAle choices, this is our biggest Micro Brew Review yet!

 

  • 350 Brewing

  • 5 Rabbit Cerveceria

  • Ale Syndicate

  • Andersonville Brewing

  • Aquanaut Brewing

  • Argus Brewery

  • Atlas Beer Company

  • Baderbrau Brewing

  • Begyle Brewing

  • Bent River Brewing Co.

  • Berghoff Beer

  • Blind Pig Brewery

  • Blue Nose Brewery

  • Breakroom Brewery

  • Brickstone Brewing

  • Bucket List Brewing

  • BuckleDown Brewing

  • Cahoots Brewing

  • Chain O' Lakes Brewing

  • Church Street

  • Crispin Cider

  • Deschutes Beer

  • DESTIHL

  • Dryhop Brewers

  • Emmett's Brewing Co.

  • Empirical Brewing

  • Finch's Beer Co.

  • Flesk Brewing

  • Flossmoor Station Brewing

  • Forbidden Root

  • Greenstar Brewing

  • Goose Island Beer Co.

  • Hailstorm Brewing

  • Half Acre Beer Co.

  • Haymarket

  • Hopvine Brewing

  • Imperial Oak

  • Lagunitas

  • Lake Effect Brewing

  • Lakefront Brewing

  • Lunar Brewing

  • Nevin's Brewing

  • New Belgium

  • Oak Park Brewing Company

  • Off Color Brewing

  • One Trick Pony

  • Perennial Artisan Ales

  • Penrose Brewing

  • Piece Brewery

  • Pigminds Brewing

  • Pipeworks Brewing

  • Pollyanna Brewing

  • Revolution

  • Rock Bottom

  • Saugatuck Brewing

  • SlapShot Brewing

  • Smylie Bros. Brewing Co.

  • Solemn Oath

  • Stockholm's Brew Pub

  • Temperance Beer

  • Ten Ninety Brewing

  • The Lucky Monk

  • Tighthead Brewing

  • Transient Artisan Ales

  • Triptych Brewing

  • Two Brothers Brewing

  • Urban Legend Brewing

  • Vander Mill Cider

  • Vice District

  • Village Vintner and Brewing

  • Virtue Cider Werk Force Brewery

  • Wild Onion Brewery

 

 

 

2014 Participating Restaurants

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The Kinderhook Tap

  • Gunthorp Farms Pork Belly Skewers with a fruit glaze
  • Mini Black Bean Veggie Sliders - house made black-bean burgers with a veggie compote
  • Gunthorp Farms Bratwurst with a pickled relish

 

 

 

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Barclay's American Grille

  • Mini Burger - grilled 2oz burger
  • Mini Pulled Pork Sandwich - slow braised pork with homemade BBQ sauce
  • Blue Cheese Chips - homemade chips with blue cheese sauce with bacon and green onions

 

 

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Mancini's Italian Bistro

  • Pizza slices
  • Gelato
  • Sausage

 

 

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Khyber Pass

  • Chicken Tikka Masala
  • Saag Aaloo (vegan)
  • Channa Masala (vegan)
  • Chicken/Beef Kabobs

 

 

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Marion Street Cheese Market

  • Cheese Fries
  • Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
  • Mac 'n' Cheese

 

 

 

 LSKB LOGO Lake Street Kitchen & Bar

 

 

 Local Sausage 

The Local Sausage

  • Chorizo
  • Andouille
  • Bourbon

 

 

 

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Maya Del Sol

  • Plantanos de ropa vieja - plaintain, stewed beef, pico de gallo, queso fresco, aji-amarillo drizzle
  • Guacamole & chips

 

Join us in downtown Oak Park Saturday, August 15, 2015 for the largest zero-waste craft beer event in the Midwest! In its 8th year, the Oak Park Micro Brew Review will bring together 5,000 craft beer enthusiasts from across the Chicago area, Midwest and beyond to enjoy all Oak Park has to offer while sampling more than 125 unique brews from about 70 breweries, plus delicious food on a mid-summer's afternoon.

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Produced by Seven Generations Ahead (SGA) and the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild (ICBG), the event showcases the best craft beers our Illinois brewers have to offer, select beers from Midwest and national craft breweries, live music and small plates incorporating local food from Oak Park area restaurants. This is one of the Midwest's top craft beer festivals of the summer and ICBG's only summertime craft beer festival.

All proceeds support the non-profit sustainability work of SGA and the craft beer advocacy work of the ICBG.

 

With nothing from the event going to landfill, the Oak Park Micro Brew Review combines the best of pleasurable craft beer drinking with doing a good thing for the planet!  See you there!

Join us in downtown Oak Park Saturday, August 15, 2015 for the largest zero-waste craft beer event in the Midwest! In its 8th year, the Oak Park Micro Brew Review will bring together 5,000 craft beer enthusiasts from across the Chicago area, Midwest and beyond to enjoy all Oak Park has to offer while sampling more than 125 unique brews from about 70 breweries, plus delicious food on a mid-summer's afternoon.

BPT buy tickets large

Produced by Seven Generations Ahead (SGA) and the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild (ICBG), the event showcases the best craft beers our Illinois brewers have to offer, select beers from Midwest and national craft breweries, live music and small plates incorporating local food from Oak Park area restaurants. This is one of the Midwest's top craft beer festivals of the summer and ICBG's only summertime craft beer festival.

All proceeds support the non-profit sustainability work of SGA and the craft beer advocacy work of the ICBG.

With nothing from the event going to landfill, the Oak Park Micro Brew Review combines the best of pleasurable craft beer drinking with doing a good thing for the planet!

Sponsor the 2015 Oak Park Micro Brew Review and share your message with more than 5,000 attendees at this year's festival! 

To inquire about sponsorships, contact Laura.

Download the Sponsorship Information Flyer

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