Our Beers

2 Gatsbys

A very simple Belgian Dubbel. We added Molasses for color to make up for having the wrong candi syrup on hand and liked it so much we left it in. A very nice beer, with a very nice color and taste. A favorite among our staff.

Current Recipe Details.

Brewed on 7/16/2016.

4 Gatsbys

Our Belgian Quad: 2 Gatsbys with twice the grain.

Current Recipe Details.

Brewed on 11/23/2016. Currently still conditioning.

666 Merrill

A delicious vanilla porter with a touch of the Devil’s Cut.

Brewed on 1/18/2017


Bella’s Brown



LMB probably stands for “you’ll Love My Beer.” LMB is an American stout aged on wood and sometimes with a hint of Jameson or Rye.

The first two batches were made with this kit.

Current Recipe Details.

Brewed on 1/3/2016 and 6/20/2016.


A Belgian ale dry hopped into something a bit sweeter. The first beer, the original of our endeavor.

Current Recipe Details.

Brewed on 11/1/2015, 2/21/2016, 4/17/2016, and 11/3/2016.

Paleozoic Blonde


Patti’s Wit

Rat Bastard Strong Ale

A backwards-hopped strong ale, SMASH style.

Brewed on 1/31/2016 and 2/19/2017

Recipe Details

The Rat’s Ass

The Rat’s ass uses the leftover grain bed from the Rat Bastard, along with whatever else was loose and floating around.

Brewed on 2/19/2017

Recipe Details


Probably the best Trappist Ale brewed in Park Ridge.

Brewed on 11/22/2016

Uncle Ray’s

Unnamed 2 Hearted Clone

Unnamed American Pale Ale

This forgettable American Pale was reportedly brewed once.

Unnamed Cider

Unnamed Cranberry Wine

Unnamed Oberon Clone

Unnamed Rye Saison

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Velo Vinter Vintage Ale

White Whale