This content was originally published by The Hop Review, a digital magazine that joined the Hop Culture family in March 2020.
This piece was written by Tom White.
ULTRA FRESH IV:
”The Fresh Beer Beer Fest”
Ultra Fresh is where you’ll find the freshest beer available from the most breweries in one place anywhere in the world. The last three years of this event have featured a slew of Chicagoland breweries, all showcasing their latest creations packaged within 1 week.
For 2019, we’re taking it up a notch… More breweries, more space, and more of you, our readers, sharing everything that makes local beer great.
SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2019
WHERE IN CHICAGO?
ICNC MAKE CITY
2019 WEST CARROLL AVE.
CHICAGO, IL 60612
Tickets are now on sale for our fourth ‘festival of freshness’, right here in Chicago. Grab your tickets now and stay tuned for more details, including our full list of participating breweries, vendors and more…
2019 BREWERY LIST*
RHINE HALL DISTILLERY
& METRIC COFFEE
*Lineup subject to change.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Will you be selling Designated Driver (DD) tickets?
Yes, we will sell DD tickets at the gate for $10 to anyone 21+. Anyone with a DD ticket will not be permitted to drink beer, though they’re welcome to enjoy the food trucks, tunes, coffee, and live art.
Can I get a refund?
Sorry, all ticket sales are final.
What happens if it rains?
The show goes on! Ultra Fresh takes place in late June so our fingers are firmly crossed for great weather. But rain or shine, we’ll be there, beer in hand.
How do I get there?
As with all beer events, we’d highly recommend public transportation. The ICNC is within walking distance of the CTA Ashland Green Line station, as well as the Damen, Ashland, Western, and Grand buses. It’s also a short ride share from downtown.
Is there parking?
Street parking is available though it is limited.
Can I bring my dog/baby/cat/ferret?
Sure, as long as they’re well behaved in crowds, they’re welcome to come. However, it will be crowded so consider their sanity and those around you before bringing them along.
Will there be food?
Yup, we’ll have a few of Chicago’s finest food trucks in attendance. The full food truck list will be announced before the event.
Will you announce the full beer list?
Yup, we’ll announce every beer you’ll be trying a little closer to the event.
Do you need volunteers?
We just might! Shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.