Revolution Brewing (Chicago, IL) has expressed their intent to distribute bottles & cans in the near future. The above is label art for one of the brewery’s flagship beers – Bottom Up Wit. Wit, along with Anti Hero India Pale Ale and Eugene Chocolate Porter are slated for cans.
According to the Chicago Tribune in March, the brewery’s canning line once belonged to Stroh’s. The canning line is apart of a 35,000-square-foot plant, in the 3300 block of North Kedzie Avenue, in Chicago.
Availability: 12oz cans, Draft
Arrival: TBA (in cans)
Revolution Brewing (Chicago, IL) is just minutes/hours/days away from breaking ground on their new production brewery. Rev has signed a lease on a 35,000 foot space located in the Kennedy Planned Manufacturing District on Chicago’s northwest side. The facility is less than 2 miles from the current brewpub.
Within a year, Revolution will be equipped to can, keg and bottle their offerings. Initial production will include Anti-Hero IPA, Bottom Up Belgian Wit, and Eugene Porter.
Other recent barrel aged (BA) brews from Revolution include:
BA Skara Brae (Scottish Ale)
BA Mad Cow (Sweet Stout)
BA Institutionalized (Barlywine)
BA Eugene (Porter)
BA Bad Man (Old Ale)
BA The General (Porter)
Revolution Brewing (Chicago, IL) is still young. Founded as a brewpub in February 2010. After a profitable first year, Revolution has begun production of a production facility. The new facility per the Revolution Blog will be 35,000 square feet. High speed canning & bottling line, oak barrel room and tasting room. Estimated completion is January 2012. The brewery is planning on both bottles and cans from the start.
The can lineup includes Bottom Up Belgian Wit, Anti Here IPA, & Eugene. Seasonals will be announced later. In bomber bottles, expect a Milk Stout, barrel aged milk stout, and a saison. Initial distribution will be to bars & stores in the Chicago area. <Chicago Tribune>