Ultra Fresh is where you'll find the freshest beer available from the most breweries in one place anywhere in the world. Last year's event featured a slew of Chicagoland breweries, all showcasing their latest creations packaged within the last 5 days. At this year's event, we're taking it up a notch. More breweries, more space, and more of you, our readers, sharing everything that makes local beer great.
SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018 | 5-9 PM (4-5PM VIP HOUR)
RIGHT WAY SIGNS, 2333 N. SEELEY AVE., CHICAGO
GENERAL ADMISSION: $45
Includes entry into Ultra Fresh, an Ultra Fresh can of welcome beer, a branded tasting glass, and drink tickets for samples of each brewery. Additional tickets available. Food available for purchase via attending food trucks. Other highlights include live screenprinting & live mural sign painting.
VIP ADMISSION: $55
Includes all general admission perks listed above, plus entrance to the festival one hour before general admission, at 4:00PM. Be the first to sample the freshest pours from your favorite breweries, before the crowds.
DESIGNATED DRIVER: $10
Includes entry into Ultra Fresh. Food available for purchase.
2018 ULTRA FRESH BREWERIES & THEIR BEER
ALEMAN | LadiesMan | Witbier
BEGYLE | Falcon Heavy | Double IPA
CRUZ BLANCA | Passion Police | Passionfruit Hibiscus Lager
DOVETAIL | Vienna Lager | Vienna Lager
EMPIRICAL | Comet SMaSH | Pale Ale
FORBIDDEN ROOT | Snoochie Boochies | Double IPA
GREAT CENTRAL | German Style Hefeweizen | Hefeweizen
HALF ACRE | Vallejo | IPA
HAYMARKET | Pink Sock Monkey | American Wheat Ale
HOP BUTCHER FOR THE WORLD | Dun Dun Dun | Double IPA
HOPEWELL | Outside Voice | Pale Ale
HORSE THIEF HOLLOW | Spoonful | Double Dry Hopped IPA
ILLUMINATED BREW WORKS | Doctor’s Orders | Double Dry Hopped Double IPA
KINSLAHGER | Zwickel Bier | Zwickel Bier
LO REZ | Oaked Element | Barrel-aged Saison
MAPLEWOOD | Juice Pants IX | IPA
MARZ | Beer | New England IPA
MIDDLE BROW | *how it starts* | Dry Hopped Brett Beer
NOON WHISTLE | Shiz-Nittlebam-Snip-Snap-Snack | IPA
PIPEWORKS | Go Go Wongo Mongo | IPA
POLLYANNA | Champagne Breakfast | Brut IPA
REVOLUTION | Citra-Hero | IPA
ROARING TABLE | Tuba Solo | New England IPA
SKETCHBOOK | Orange Door | Double Dry Hopped IPA
TEMPERANCE | Greenwood Beach | Blonde
WHINER | Hell Kitty Kitty | Dry Hopped Belgo-American Pale Ale
All beer packaged within 5 days leading up to the event.
Thanks to our 2018 Ultra Fresh Sponsors: