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2022 Northwest Brewfest
was amazing!

Saturday • April 30, 2022

LOCATION • Sway Dance Chicago • 3317 W Irving Park Rd

Thank you to everyone who attended Northwest Brewfest in October 2021. So much fun! So much awesome beer!

Northwest Brewfest is returning this spring with over fifteen local brewers for your tasting enjoyment on Saturday, April 30th to Sway Dance Chicago located at 3317 W Irving Park Rd. This event is a celebration of our local brewing community on the northwest side of Chicago organized by North River Commission and the Albany Park Chamber of Commerce with the help of local volunteers and businesses.

Join us in celebrating #GlobalRootsLocalHeart with the event of the spring!!!

Pick Between Two Sessions

Northwest Brewfest is organized into two, two-hour sessions for your sampling enjoyment.

  • Session 1: 1:00PM - 3:00PM
  • Session 2: 3:20PM - 5:20PM

Bonus: Help us spread the word about Northwest Brewfest by sharing one of our #NWBF posts and tagging a friend. The first 30 participants will receive a FREE beer token for Lizard's Liquid Lounge, 3058 W Irving Park Rd.

How do I purchase tickets for Northwest Brewfest?

Tickets for one session at Northwest Brewfest will be $35 and will be available for purchase at Each attendee will be given an official Northwest Brewfest 5oz sample glass upon entry.

Northwest Brewfest Brewers

Northwest Brewfest Samples

Alarmist Brewing
Le Jus - Hazy IPA

Small & Nimble - Sour ale with strawberry and lemon

Aleman Brewing

The Ladiesman - Farmhouse Ale

The Man - American IPA

Burning Bush Brewery

Indulgence - Imperial Stout.

Walls of Jericho –  Double Dry Hopped Hazy IPA

Casa Humilde Cerveceria

Orxata - Milk Stout

Media Naranja - Citrus Pale Ale

Eris Brewery & Cider House

Awakening - Cider with notes of strawberries, apricot, and apple

BERRI MINT - Cider with fresh mint and strawberry

Illuminated Brew Works

Brony - Double Dry Hop DIPA

Trust - Lager 6%

Lake Effect Brewing Company

Super Bier - Kolsch

Saison Shimmering Lake - Saison Ale

Metropolitan Brewing

Humbucker Dortmunder - Blonde Lager

Krankshaft Kölsch

Old Irving Brewing Co.

Goat Destroyer -  German-style light amber

Cushy Blood Orange - Sour

Printer's Row Brewing

Party Parrot

Cannonball - Porter

Ravinia Brewing Co.

Food Truck Pilsner

Casa de Guava Sour

Revolution Brewing

Freedom Lemonade

Hazy Pitch

Deth by Raspberries

Second City Meadery

Colorful Peony - Mead with aged white tea
Asimov Cascade - Blackberry mango mead
Dry Lehua - Dry traditional mead

Twisted Hippo Tap Room & Eatery
Black Umbrella - Oatmeal Rye Stout
Takes All Shapes - Brown Ale

brü coffeeworks 

Cold brew with notes of Strawberry and Dark Chocolate

Safety Considerations

Proof of vaccination will be REQUIRED.

Masks are REQUIRED upon entry and when not consuming drinks.

All sampling stations, tables, and common area surfaces will be sanitized in between event sessions. Hand sanitizer will be available.

Pretzel Necklaces Fundraiser for the Bateman Boosters!

Support Bateman Elementary by purchasing a $5 pretzel necklace at the event-- a must-have for any beer fest event! All proceeds go to the Bateman Boosters, a “friends of” organization whose mission is to raise money to support Bateman Elementary, located at 4220 N Richmond St.

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