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First opened on December 18th, 2015, the Alter taproom is a striking and roomy modern-industrial space. You will be greeted by pipe-legged wooden tables and bright orange chairs that will enhance your experience of the delicious beer we have created...more
Hours Today: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2300 Wisconsin Ave Ste 213, Downers Grove, IL 60515-2234
Local craft beers, good selection and changing beers available all the time. Friendly staff and clean brewpub atmosphere. Not much in the way of food available but you can byo pizza, sandwiches,whatever. Would definitely recommend, beers are worth the trip.More
Date of experience: October 2018
AdamH5147, Marketing Manager at Alter Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018
Hey John, thank you so much for the nice review! Food is tough, but we try to have a food truck or pop-up at least once a week. I'm glad you enjoyed your trip out to the taproom, and hopefully we'll see you again soon....More
Alter has a great selection of beer. They have a nice tasting room that has a lot of room to sit and enjoy a beer or two. Please note that they have very limited food options, as they are primarily a brewery.
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Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jim W
Adam H, Marketing Manager at Alter Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018
Hey Jim - We really appreciate the great review and are glad you enjoyed your visit! If you didn't already know, we do try to have at least one food vendor/truck stop by every week, AND you can bring in your own food or order...More
If you are at all a person who loves to try new places and loves craft beers, Alter Brewing is the place to be. This great tap room is comfortable, accessible and by far the best place to have a beer. They have a special...More
Date of experience: August 2018
Adam H, Marketing Manager at Alter Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018
You are so kind! Thank you for the amazing words. We wouldn't be here without great beer fans like you, and we truly appreciate you taking the time to write about your experiences with Alter. Have a great day and we look forward to seeing...More
Freshly brewed beer is much tastier than canned or bottles, so much of the raving in reviews is over that. Alter's beers tend to be quite high alcohol, which covers a multitude of brewing sins. The place is clean and most of the staff are...More
Really enjoy this place! It was my second time back, this time with a group. The atmosphere is really nice, staff is friendly and helpful, and most importantly, the beer is excellent. Can’t wait to visit again!
Date of experience: May 2018
Adam H, Marketing Manager at Alter Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018
Thanks for coming back Kristina! I hope your friends enjoyed their visit as well. Until next time, Cheers!
We have been to Alter a few times, and have really enjoyed our visits. Located in an Industrial Park, it is right off of Belmont Rd. Ample parking on site. The Brewery/Taproom is very good sized. The tables are spread out and they offer a...More
Date of experience: March 2018
Adam H, Marketing Manager at Alter Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018
Thank you for the kind words and your continued support Bartholemew. Cheers!