Heritage Corridor Ale Trail Beer Releases: Week of May 5, 2023


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New Releases

Miskatonic Brewing Co.
Darien, IL

Dungeon Master: Mantrap
Strawberry Shortcake Imperial Stout - 12.2%

Here is what Miskatonic's head brewer Cory has to say about this new brew:

"Mantrap is 12.2% Strawberry Shortcake inspired pastry stout brewed with real strawberry puree and fresh vanilla. It first hits you with beautiful strawberry aromatics with creamy whipped vanilla on top. Those same notes seamlessly come through right away upon first sip with subtle milky shortcake breadiness at the end."

MyGrain Brewing Co.
Joliet, IL

Double Dry Hopped Sour

This beer brings tropical flavors to another level with pineapple, lemon, lime and hints of orange with a touch of bitterness, thanks to the double dry hopping process of adding hops late in the brewing process, twice!


Noon Whistle Brewing
Naperville, IL & Lombard, IL

Radical New Therapy
Hazy Double IPA ?with Citra, Idaho 7, and Nelson Sauvin Hops

Let's start with Citra, the superstar hop variety known for its vibrant citrusy notes. With its distinct grapefruit, lime, and tropical fruit aromas, Citra adds a refreshing burst of zest that perfectly complements the hazy nature of this IPA.

Next up, we have the Idaho 7 hop variety, renowned for its remarkable tropical fruit character. Expect a delightful medley of juicy pineapple, peach, and apricot flavors that dance on your palate, lending a unique complexity to the beer.

But the real showstopper here is the Nelson Sauvin hop, hailed as the "wine hop" for its resemblance to the flavors found in Sauvignon Blanc grapes. Nelson Sauvin brings a luscious blend of white wine, gooseberry, and passionfruit to the table, elevating this Hazy IPA to new heights of sophistication.

Nik & Ivy Brewing
Lockport, IL

Beer of Dreams
Vienna Lager - 5.5%

Keven's newest creation, Beer of Dreams! Beer of Dreams is named after Vienna, Austria "The City of Dreams", where this style originated. This beer hits all the notes of a Vienna Lager that you would be looking for, Malty, toasty, toffee, goodness. However, the addition of honey malt to the grist bill gives this beer a touch of sweetness that will match perfectly with a Chicago Spring!

Tangled Roots Brewing Co.
Lockport, IL & Ottawa, IL

Kiwi Kolsch
New Zealand Inspired Kolsch - 5.3%

Crushable • Refreshing • Hints of tropical fruit

Kiwi Kolsch is a refreshing, New Zealand-inspired ale and lager hybrid brewed with hops straight from the land of the long white cloud. With [light notes of tropical fruit and citrus, this crisp and clean kolsch is perfect for any adventure. Whether you’re barbecuing with friends or enjoying a cold one down by the river, enjoy the taste of Kiwi country with each sip of this deliciously crafted beer.

Mad Hatchet Brewing
Shorewood, IL

Chupacabra Borracho
Horchata Cream Ale

Happy Cinco de Mayo from Mad Hatchet Brewing!

Celebrate the occasion with a refreshing twist as they release their new Horchata Cream Ale!



Coming Soon

RT66 Old School Brewing
Wilmington, IL

Watch for the Whatcha Gonna Do - "Police Brew" next Friday! 

Officers Kelly and Shaw of the JPD Pipes & Drums were pleased to help brew a "Whatcha Gonna Do" Police Brew at RT66 Old School Brewing in Wilmington IL. OSB makes brews with veterans and girefighters throughout the year, donating to mutiple charities.