6th Annual Oak Park Microbrew Review


6th Annual Oak Park Micro Brew Review
Co-produced by Seven Generations Ahead and the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild the Oak Park Micro Brew Review will feature tastings of over 100 craft beers from more than 50 microbreweries across the Midwest. But this is not just your average beer festival; proceeds from the event help fund SGA’s non-profit work to build healthy, environmentally sustainable communities in the Midwest. So along with celebrating the microbrews of the most skilled craft brew masters in the region, attendees can also celebrate sustainable living while sampling select food tastings that incorporate organic food from local farmers. And to make sure minimal event waste is sent to the landfill, this festival models Zero Waste best practices.

Micro Brew. Micro Waste.

BONUS: This is the only craft beer event featuring the Illinois Craft Brewer’s Guild "Replicale" project. This exciting annual project features a different beer style each year brewed by 15 or more Illinois brewers to showcase the nuances in brewing technique and system design. This year’s style will be Belgian Abbey Single.

TICKET INFORMATION: Don’t delay! Tickets are limited! Early Bird Discounted tickets are very limited!

*All ticket sales are final, NO REFUNDS. Event will be held rain or shine.
*You must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcohol. Valid, state issued id will be required at check-in.
*Event organizers encourage all participants to drink responsibly.
*All tickets include a specialty beer tasting glass. Food is sold separately.
*If not sold out sooner, ticket sales will end at 5pm (CST) on THURSDAY, AUGUST 15th.

Additional Event Information:

LOCATION: The event is located in the heart of downtown Oak Park and covers the expanse of two local business districts...the Downtown Oak Park Business Association and The Pleasant District Association (on Marion Street between Lake Street to the north and Pleasant St. to the south). The Metra and CTA Green Line station is a stone’s throw from the middle of the event!

TRANSPORTATION: We encourage all participants to use the easily accessible public transportation (Metra and CTA Green Line). Otherwise, designated drivers should be used, please.

PARKING: Street parking in the immediate vicinity of the event will generally be blocked off, so please check here for local parking lot information. Designated drivers are highly encouraged.

FOOD: Food vendors will be located among all the brewer tents. Food is sold separately.

CHECK-IN: Check-in for the main event will open at 2pm (one hour prior to the main event start time) to ease crowds at the start of the event. Avoid lines and arrive early. Get yourself fed and watered and do some shopping in this charming community prior to the event! Please note that all tickets will be scanned at the check-in tent, so don’t misplace your bar-coded print-at-home ticket or bar coded mobile ticket.

DRESS FOR THE WEATHER: This event will be held rain or shine, so dress accordingly!

This event is co-produced by Seven Generations Ahead and the Illinois Craft Brewers

Cost: Varies, See Ticket Site


Julie Ledogar


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