A full-scale 50-barrel 4-vessel production facility brewing award-winning specialty beers. Also features 100,150 and 300-barrel stainless-steel fermentation tanks and a custom canning line. A state-of-the-art brewery with top-of-the line equipment. Currently can output more than 18,000 barrels or the equivalent of over 36,000 kegs or about 558,000 gallons of beer per year!
Year-round favorites include award-winning APA (American Pale Ale - their flagship beer!), Hop Skip (Double Pale Ale), Permanent Vacation (Citra IPA), Haz’d Juice (Hazy IPA), Cherry Bomb (Fruit Ale) and Brickstone Lager (Light Lager). Along with many rotating beers, as well as limited 16oz can releases such as Indecisive Particle (Hazy India Pale Ale) and Percolate (Coffee Lager). Plus Dark Secret, a very limited barrel-aged imperial stout.
In addition to The Brick Pack, a 12 can variety pack (3 cans each of APA, Hop Skip and Permanent Vacation with a 4th rotating selection with each new release), plus 12 packs of APA and Brickstone Lager.
Their hand-crafted beers are available to purchase in a large number of bars, restaurants, retail stores and gas stations all across IL, as well as pick-up at the production facility and shipping nationwide. Online ordering also available. As well as an online store for sought-after Brickstone barware, glassware, hats, gear and more.
The Illinois Market:
Off Premise Retail (Current Chain Authorizations & Partnerships)
- 967 Total Points of Distribution/Buying Accounts (12 months rolling)
- Key Accounts include Berkot’s Super Foods, Binny’s Beverage Depot, Circle K,
Jewel-Osco, Kroger, Mariano’s, Meijer, Target, Walmart and Whole Foods
On Premise Bars & Restaurants
- 638 Total Points of Distribution/Buying Accounts (12 months rolling)
New Markets (Currently Negotiating Distributor Agreements)
- New Hampshire
International Markets (Possible Future Expansion)
- Asian Distribution
- Canadian Distribution
Brickstone has also partnered with McCormick Place, the largest convention center in North America, to brew “McCormick Place Everyday Ale ” , their exclusive collaborative beer that can be found at the convention center and area hotels.
Well established brand for over 17 years. Production facility built in 2015. Independent - no royalty, advertising or transfer fees. Family owned and operated. Brew master in place. Turnkey!
Recipient of many prestigious awards in the beer industry (including the highly sought-after):
Brickstone APA -
2012 World Beer Cup (Bronze) and
2012 Great American Beer Festival (Gold)
Belgo APA -
2013 Great American Beer Festival (Gold)
Dark Secret Russian Imperial Stout -
2015 World Beer Championships (Gold)
2015 FOBAB Dark Secret with Raspberries (Silver)
Indiana Brewers Cup -
2010 Cherry Ale (Gold)
2010 Rye PA (Bronze)
2011 Brickstone APA (Gold)
2011 557 Light Lager (Silver)
2011 Golden Promise IPA (Gold)
2011 Cherry Ale (Silver)
2012 Cherry Ale (Silver)
2012 557 Light Lager (Bronze)
American Beer Classic -
2014 Best Brewery
2014 Brickstone APA (Gold)
2014 Belgo APA (Silver)
2014 HopSkipNImDrunk IPA (Bronze)
2015 World Beer Championship - Best Brewery
2017 IMDA (International Metal Decorators Association) - Quality Excellence/Best of Category Craft Cans
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Business Website: https://www.brickstonebrewery.com
Hugely popular. A very strong craft brewery brand. A top-10 brewery. Top notch local brewery. Hand-crafted brews. Outstanding beers. Amazing selection. Superior product. A fantastic variety from lighter beers to dark beers and in between. Creative limited releases. Phenomenal artwork can designs and packaging. Excellent social media presence. Proudly made in the Midwest. And many loyal customers!
Growth and Expansion:
Widely available across Chicagoland. A rapidly expanding beer label. Quickly gaining more & more recognition regionally and nationwide. In addition to more collaborations!
Also, can purchase additional adjoining acres to further expand the local business for a possible future expansion project “Brickstone Gardens"- a unique destination w/beer garden, live music, tastings and food in an open & inviting outdr setting.
Craft beer, according to the Brewers' Association, comprises over 27% of the nation's $100 billion beer market and continues to grow!
Prime retail space in a newly constructed 8,728 sqft freestanding building on Brewery Lane near the corner of Main St NW and US 52, the main routes running through town lined with many popular restaurants and retailers. Close to Bourbonnais Towne Centre shopping center anchored by Jewel-Osco and many car dealerships including Ford, Mercedes Benz and Toyota.
Also, in the heart of the new $20 million Bourbonnais Community Campus, a high-quality year-round gathering space/destination with a range of activities and events being built within walking distance from the production facility. Plus, the facility is surrounded by many local factories, businesses and homes.
Located in Bourbonnais, a growing, prosperous southern community just off Interstate 57. Just an hour or about 45 miles south of Chicago and 80 miles north of Champaign. Part of the vibrant Kankakee-Bourbonnais-Bradley metro area. A great place to work, play & raise a family!
Property Information: 8,728 sqft freestanding building built in 2015 on 138,520 sqft or 3.18 acres. Real estate taxes approx. $22,000/yr.
Lease Information: Also, the possibility to purchase the business/brand/equipment for $900,000 and lease the building for $10,000/mth NNN.
Square Feet: 8,728.
Days/Hrs of Operation: Mo-Fr 8a-5p (No Weekends).
Value of FF&E: Included In Asking Price.
Value of Inventory: 75,000 - $125,000 (Not Included In Asking Price).
Support/Training: To be negotiated.
Seller Financing Available: Possibly, to a well-qualified buyer with substantial down.
Reason for Selling: Relocating family.