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OneDer Beers Festival Brings New Beers To The Burbs

By Ben Kramer in Food on Jan 9, 2015 8:30PM


Who says all the good local beer festivals are held in Chicago? OneDer Beers, is a collaboration between Ale to the Burbs and Nevin's Brewing Company (12337 South Route 59, Plainfield, Illinois) , where it will be hosted tomorrow, Jan. 10 from 2 to 5 p.m. This is a festival honoring beers that are new, or have been tweaked to become something entirely different.

Nearly 30 breweries will be participating, pouring not only the new-fangled, but some beers you'll never see again. Others, like Ale Syndicate's "Wolf Point" Belgian Golden Strong Ale, will strike the market in the future, but are being showcased in Plainfield first.

Breweries attending range from smaller guys like Bucket List Brewing, to more commercial folks, like Samuel Adams, to Chicago fan favorites, Revolution Brewing.

All breweries were asked to explore their experimental side, so expect some strange, unique and downright rad concoctions. Lagunitas is doing a Rye Cocoa Porter named "ScareCity 2," and Two Brothers is tweaking their "Northwind" Imperial Stout by adding toasted marshmallows.

Tickets are going for $35, with each attendee receiving 20 drink tickets and a commemorative logo pint glass. Samples come in 3 oz pours. Tickets can be purchased through Brown Paper Tickets.