Heritage Corridor Ale Trail Beer Releases: Week of October 6, 2023


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New Releases & Old Favorites

RT66 Old School Brewing
Wilmington, IL

Smokey the Beer

We are so excited for our “Smokey The Beer” release today. It’s a true Racheier and local Firefighters helped us brew it! Proceeds will be donated to “Project Firebuddies” in Manhattan! For its release tonight Ken and Pauly will be working behind the bar!


Garage Band Brewing
Plainfield, IL

Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon, our very own Oktoberfest brew is now ON TAP and in 32oz to-go crowlers!



Miskatonic Brewing Company
Darien, IL

Nitts Blitz
Hazy IPA - 5.5%

A very special and very hazy Collaboration with Phase Three Brewing Company, Yakima Chief Hops, Metal Injection, and Vox & Hops.

Nitts Blitz is a 5.5% concert-crushing Hazy IPA brewed and dry-hopped with tons of Experimental and Cryo Hops. A piney, resinous, and floral bitterness makes way to an overflowing cornucopia of candied mango and cantaloupe, pineapple, grapefruit, peach, tangerine, and strawberry. That same piney resinous bitterness comes lingering back with a kiss of tart lime to create a clean long-lasting bitterness.

Nitts Blitz is named lovingly after Jason Nitts, the drummer for Warforged, a local Chicagoland outfit, featuring former bandmates of our own Mik Dempsey.

Tangled Roots Brewing Company
Ottawa, IL & Lockport, IL

Campfire Flannel
Brown Ale

The secret is out!

We are testing some new can artwork as well as trying out or first digital printed can! Soooo we gave one of our favorite fall-time beers, Campfire Flannel Brown Ale, first dibs with a whole new makeover.

There's also some hidden design elements with this can as well. Once you finish drinking your delicious Campfire Flannel, dry off your can and rotate it in some light. You might just catch something glistening!

Noon Whistle Brewing Company
Lombard, IL & Naperville, IL

Lil Jug
Indian Pale Ale

Lil Jug is Back!

The wait is over! We're happy to announce that our taproom only, Mango Soda-inspired Ale, Lil Jug, is back on draft starting today at both our Lombard Brewpub and Naperville Tasting Rooms.

Immerse your taste buds in the tropical embrace of ripe mango, making every sip a burst of sunshine. Don't miss out on this limited-time treat. It's a sip of sunshine in every pour.