Don’t have anything officially to do with beer, other than you LOVE drinking it and talking about it?

Join the club!

Imbibe: Verb.

To drink. To absorb. Take in. Receive into the mind and retain.

ImBIBE: Acronym.

“I’m A Big Illinois Beer Enthusiast!”

Welcome to ImBIBE, the home of true Illinois beer enthusiasts. ImBIBE was established to unite enthusiasts of Illinois beer & the brewing culture of the 21st State of the Union. For those familiar with the art & culture of the Illinois brewing community, ImBIBE is your meeting place to share the richness of our region. To those who have not yet discovered Illinois brewing, ImBIBE and its members will introduce you to the heart of the exciting & evolving Midwest brewing scene.
United with the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild (ICBG), ImBIBE keeps members in touch with brewing-related events throughout the Midwest and offers special incentives for membership.

The cost of a one-year membership to ImBIBE is $40 and as a card-carrying member of ImBIBE, you will receive the following benefits:

ImBibe - Enthusiast Program


  • A FREE one-year membership to DRAFT Magazine ($35 value)
  • Opportunity to purchase pre-sale tickets with one hour early entry to FoBAB 2015
  • End of Year “Party of Greatness: A Celebration of Craft Beer in Illinois”
  • Discount of well over 20% on Chicago Brew Bus. Prices are $45 for card carrying members and $50 for their friends and family if tickets are purchased together. For more info:
  • Chicago Brew Werks is offering 10% off Grain, Hops, and Yeast. For more info
  • $5 off tickets to Lombard Ale Fest and Naperville Ale Fest. For more info
  • Monk’s Pub – Chicago: “Free Taster!” Every Monday – Wednesday, stop by Monk’s and receive a 4.5 oz pour of your favorite draft beer for FREE. Also, 50% on all Monk’s Pub merchandise. For more info
  • Midwest Brewing Fest: one hour early entry to Midwest Brewing Fest. For more info
  • Chain O’ Lakes Brewing Company: 10% off merchandise at the taproom.
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  • Half Acre Beer Company: Receive 10% off your total purchase in the tap room or retail shop. For more info
  • One free pint at Greenbush Brewery. For more info
  • Haymarket Pub & Brewery: Receive 10% off of your food purchase. For more info
  • Tighthead Brewing: Receive 10% off your total purchase in the tap room. For more info
  • Kinderhook Tap: Receive 10% off your total purchase. “ImBIBE Tuesday” receive 20% off. For more info
  • 50% off Argus Brewery tours! Email for the discount code!
  • $1 off pints Tuesday – Sunday at Northdown Chicago. For more info
  • Hailstorm Brewing: Receive 10% off of your purchase in the taproom or retail shop. For more info
  • Monthly newsletters via email