Ravenswood On Tap: Beer List & Special Tappings

Visitors to the Ravenswood On Tap festival experience the best of the Malt Row brewing community over two sunny summer days. The festival’s beer list showcases iconic brews, taproom favorites, seasonal releases, and timed special tappings. Ravenswood On Tap takes place along Ravenswood Avenue (at Berteau) on Saturday June 11 and Sunday June 12. Click here for fest details, including performers, food vendors, presale tickets and more.

Weekend Beer List

These beers will be available all weekend long, as supplies list. Beers cost 1 Drink Ticket ($8 each) and are served in a 12 oz plastic cup.

Begyle Brewing: Let It Go, Rye Pale Ale
Begyle Brewing: Begyle Blonde, Blonde Ale

Dovetail Brewery: Helles Lager
Dovetail Brewery: Vienna Lager
Dovetail Brewery: Hefeweizen

Empirical Brewery: HeLa, Helles Lager
Empirical Brewery: Mangolorian Pale Ale

Forbidden Root: Strawberry Basil Hefeweizen
Forbidden Root: Purple Pils
Forbidden Root: Freetown Euro Lager

Half Acre: Daisy Cutter Pale Ale
Half Acre: Vallejo Summer IPA
Half Acre: Fader Lager

KOVAL Distillery: Cranberry Gin Spritz (cocktail)
KOVAL Distillery: Bourbon Lemonade (cocktail)

LaGrow Organic Beer: Citra Blonde
LaGrow Organic Beer: IPA
LaGrow Organic Beer: Black Cherry Hard Seltzer
LaGrow Organic Beer: Grapefruit Hard Seltzer
LaGrow Organic Beer: Mango Hard Seltzer
LaGrow Organic Beer: Peach Hard Seltzer

Smylie Brothers: Lager, Munich Style Helles
Smylie Brothers: Wolcott IPA
Smylie Brothers: Farmhouse, Belgian Style
Smylie Brothers: Purple Line, Fruit Wheat Ale

Spiteful: Alley Time, Pale Ale
Spiteful: Bleacher Bum, Blonde Ale with Peaches

Urban Brew Labs: Hazy River New England IPA
Urban Brew Labs: Dad Bod Hazy Lager

Urban Brew Labs: Summer Vibes
Urban Brew Labs: Currantly Unavailable Gose

*Beer list subject to change

On Tap Presale: Get 5 Drink Tickets, Axe Throwing, & A Steel Tumbler!

Presale packages for this year’s Ravenswood On Tap include a reusable stainless steel tumbler, an axe throwing pass, and 5 drink tickets (good for one beer/drink each). That’s a $55 value for only $45, plus you skip the beer ticket line!

Special Tappings

These beers will be available at specific times throughout the weekend on an extremely limited basis. Special Tappings are limited to 1 per person, on a first come first served basis. Once they’re gone, they’re gone! Special Tappings cost 1 Drink Ticket ($8 each). Note: Due to style and ABV, some Special Tappings may be served in smaller pour sizes (ex: 6oz).

Saturday June 11

2PM Dovetail Brewery: Pêche
A traditionally-made, spontaneously-fermented beer aged on peaches from a tree in Dovetail brewer Hagen Dost’s aunt and uncle’s yard.

3PM Forbidden Root: Ghost Tropic DIPA
New England style Double IPA. Juicy body, waves of pineapple, canned peach finish.

4PM Smylie Brothers Brewing: Brett Mannion
A blend of young Belgian Ale with Wild Fermented ale, aged 2.5 years in wine barrels. Bright, funky with an assertive yet balanced acidity.

5PM Spiteful Brewing: 2021 Barrel Aged Malevolence Chocolate Caliente (6oz pour)
Russian Imperial Stout, conditioned on Urfa biber chile flakes, dried Aleppo chile pepper, vanilla beans, and cinnamon. This is the 2021 Vintage, aged 2 years in Weller Bourbon barrels.

6PM Urban Brew Labs: Second City Waves
A West Coast style India Pale Ale riding waves of grapefruit and pine

7PM Begyle Brewing: Dressed to Impress
Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

8PM Half Acre: Beer Hates Astronauts
The official beer of the “God Hates Astronauts” comic book by creator Ryan Browne, this IPA is brewed with Vienna Malt And Citra Hops.

Sunday June 12

12:30PM Urban Brew Labs: Second City Waves
A West Coast style India Pale Ale riding waves of grapefruit and pine

1PM Begyle Brewing: Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps
A Session Barleywine brewed in collaboration with Alarmist Brewing

2PM Half Acre: Beer Hates Astronauts
The official beer of the “God Hates Astronauts” comic book by creator Ryan Browne, this IPA is brewed with Vienna Malt And Citra Hops.

3PM Smylie Brothers: Roble Lúpulo con Piña
Tequila barrel finished IPA with Pineapple.

3:30PM Forbidden Root: Ghost Tropic DIPA
New England style Double IPA. Juicy body, waves of pineapple, canned peach finish.

4PM Dovetail Brewery: Kriek
Spontaneously fermented over 2-1/2 years, in the Belgian lambic tradition but with Chicago microbes, and 2,300 lbs of fresh Balaton cherries from Michigan.

4:30PM Spiteful Brewing: 2021 Barrel Aged Malevolence Chocolate Caliente (6oz pour)
Russian Imperial Stout, conditioned on Urfa biber chile flakes, dried Aleppo chile pepper, vanilla beans, and cinnamon. This is the 2021 Vintage, aged 2 years in Weller Bourbon barrels.

*Beer list and tapping times subject to change

Gene Wagendorf III

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