Tap Room Hours:

 Wednesday     4-8
 Thursday  4-8
 Friday    4-8
 Saturday   12-6 


Beers on Tap
Year Round
  Scotch Ale
The Col's IPA
Seasonal
Thunderstorm Black
West Coast IPA
coming soon
Double Bock


Plus a Small Batch Ale every Friday from Storm's Brewhouse  

31 May - McCol Irish Red
23 May - Midnight Special Stout
16 May - Brewery Corner Bock
9 May - BlackHawk 2xIPA
2 May - The Oaks Pale

25 Apr - Riverside Munich Fest
18 Apr - Mike's NutBrown
11 Apr - Locker's SteamTrunk
4 Apr  - Fireside Pale

28 Mar - Heartland Amber
21 Mar - Midnight Special Stout
14 Mar - McCol Irish Red 
7 Mar   - Fireside Pale Ale

28 Feb - Black Ice 2xIPA
21 Feb - RJ's SteamTrunk VI
14 Feb - Midnight Special Stout
7 Feb   - Riverside Munich Fest

31 Jan -  Fireside
 Pale Ale
24 Jan - Heartland Amber Ale III
17 Jan - Black Ice 2xIPA
10 Jan -   Thunderstorm Black
3 Jan - McHenry County ESB IV/V

27 Dec - RJ's Steamtrunk IV/V
20 Dec - Santa's Special Cocoa 
13 Dec - Fireside Pale Ale
6 Dec  -  Rudolph Red Nose Ale

30 Nov - Black Friday 2xIPA
22 Nov - McHenry County ESB II/III
15 Nov - Burning Leaf Pale
8 Nov -  Vienna Fest 
1 Nov -  RJ's SteamTrunk II/III

25 Oct - Black Cauldron 2xIPA
18 Oct - FallenLeaf Pale
11 Oct -  Heartland Amber II
4 Oct  -   Munich Fest II

27 Sep - RJ's SteamTrunk I
20 Sep - McHenry County ESB
13 Sep - Red Hawk Wheat
6 Sep   - Munich Fest

30 Aug - Heartland Amber 


Upcoming Special Events
 
26 Mar - Kiwanis Club Event
5 Apr - BEER Private Event (eve)
8-12 Apr - Craft Brewers Conf
15 April - Brewers Shirt Giveaway Contest ends 
18 Apr - Good Friday
3 May - Private Party (eve)
12-18 May - Craft Beer Week

7 June - Brewery Corner Revival Outdoor Party
19 July - Fiesta Days Beer Party
23 August - One year Beer-iversary
27 Sep - Octoberfest



Offsite Beer Tastings

8 April - World Beer Cup
17 May - 25th Celebration of The Literacy Council's 100 Men who Cook and Brew (Rockford)




Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company
"Good Beer - Made Here"
at the site of the original McHenry Brewery
A half a century after McHenry Brewery stopped brewing beer, Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company has brought craft beer to the city, McHenry County and to the lakes region.

On 24 August 2013, Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company unveiled its new Brewery on the site of the original McHenry Brewery, marking the return of the brewer's art to the city of  McHenry after a 71 year absence.  With a history of an operating brewery dating back to the 1868, McHenry Brewing Company brewed beer until it closed its doors on 7 June 1942, leaving a great void in the local beer scene.  As a result, local residents' beer choices were limited to mass-produced lagers and ales from national breweries.

Fortunately, the installation of an eight barrel brew house in the historic, turn-of-the-century building returned fresh, handcrafted ales to the area.  A far cry from the mainstream lager-brewery products, the Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company beers are produced from only the finest malted barley extracts, generous amounts of fresh hops, and specially selected ale yeasts. The end result is a selection of unfiltered, unpasteurized ales in a variety of classic beer styles.  Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company craft beers can be enjoyed at the peak of freshness directly from the serving tanks.

Visit Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company located in the heart of 
McHenry's historic downtown shopping district.

Curt & Linda 
Chain O’ Lakes Brewing Company

Brewery Corner Revival Party
Make sure you 
visit
 the Brewery and our new Beer Garden on 7 June 2014 for our Brewery Corner Revival Party.  We will tap one of McHenry Brewery Company's favorite Beer during our Revival Festival.  We will feature The Mississippi Stranglers band, a food truck and Revival clothing. Stop by the brewhouse or follow us on Facebook for the latest information.




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Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company
3425 Pearl St.
McHenry, IL 60050
Phone: 815-331-8345

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