Tighthead Brewing Company

Mundelein, IL

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All beers · Tighthead Brewing Company

  • Tighthead Irie

    IPA · 7.8% ABV

    Irie is a malty and complex IPA.
  • Tighthead Chilly Water

    American Pale Ale · 4.8% ABV

    Wheat based Pale Ale that is fermented very clean with American Ale yeast giving it a crisp, refreshing finish with aroma and flavor of mango and tangerine
  • Tighthead Bears Choice

    IPA · 6.5% ABV

    Aromatic malts combined with mango and tangerine citrus from copious amounts of Mosaic hops.
  • Tighthead Scarlet Fire

    Irish Red Ale · 5.6% ABV

    The beer is brewed with American Ale yeast, and the hops are East Kent Goldings, paying tribute to its heritage as an Irish Red Ale.
  • Tighthead Barrel Aged Old Kaya Dog

    Barley Wine · 9.7% ABV

    Brewed with massive amounts of barley malt, American hops and ale yeast to produce a malty beer with hints of light fruit and alcohol warmth. The beer is then aged in oak barrels for 12 months which adds flavors of vanilla, coconut and dark fruit.
  • Tighthead Boxcar Porter

    Porter · 5.2% ABV

    Boxcar is a Robust Porter with hints of roast coffee and mild chocolate.
  • Tighthead Chocolate Malty Balls

    Imperial Stout · 9.0% ABV

    This big ol' Russian Imperial Stout was aged in Buffalo Trace bourbon barrels for 8 months...
  • Tighthead Comfortably Blonde

    Blonde Ale · 4.8% ABV

    This blonde is lighter and less bitter than traditional Pale Ales yet contains plenty of malt sweetness to support the ample additions of Crystal hops.
  • Tighthead Wee Heady Woodford Reserve Barrels

    Scotch Ale · 10.4% ABV

    Scotch ale was aged in Woodford Reserve barrels.
  • Tighthead Longsnapper

    IPA · 6.0% ABV

    West Coast style IPA brewed in collaboration with long snapper Patrick Mannelly of the Chicago Bears
  • Tighthead Pitcher of Nectar

    NE/Hazy IPA · 7.3% ABV

    An NEIPA brewed with little to no bittering hops. This beer has a juicy hop character full of citrus and tropical fruit with a thick haze finish.
  • Tighthead Oktoberfest

    Oktoberfest · 5.2% ABV

    It pours a clear tawny-orange topped by a finger or so of off-white foam.comprises biscuit, very light orange peel, very light caramel, light honey.
  • Tighthead Old Kaya Dog

    Barley Wine · 10.3% ABV

    The original hints of light fruit and alcohol warmth from the base beer are replaced by darker fruit, bourbon and oak character.
  • Tighthead Powerful Pils

    Pilsner · 6.7% ABV

    Pilsner.
  • Tighthead Go Go Wit

    Witbier · 5.6% ABV

    This refreshing “white” beer is a perfect summer beer that starts out sweet and citrusy and finishes dry and crisp with a hint of tartness.
  • Tighthead Mundeleiner

    Pale Lager · 5.0% ABV

    This beer features a light, grainy sweetness with a subtle but complex floral-fruity hop bouquet.
  • Tighthead 2014 Bourbon Barrel-Aged Old Kaya Dog

    Barley Wine · 10.3% ABV

    An American Barleywine aged in Woodford Reserve Bourbon barrels for 4 months...
  • Tighthead Awesome Sauce

    American Strong Ale · 10.0% ABV

    This is the first Tighthead beer created by our brewer Adam...
  • Tighthead Barrel Aged Chocolate Malty Balls

    Russian Imperial Stout · 9.0% ABV

    Barrel aged for 8 months. Loads of chocolate malt and roasted barley create flavors of dark chocolate and coffee complemented by vanilla, coconut and bourbon.
  • Tighthead Everybody Loves Citra

    American Pale Ale · 5.6% ABV

    It contains twice the resin content of traditional hops, offering a more intense hop varietal character with less astringent and vegetal flavors. Ta da!
  • Tighthead Everybody Loves Idaho 7

    American Pale Ale · 5.8% ABV

    We know everyone loves hops, so we created our double dry hopped, single hop beer series. This edition contains 1.5 pounds per barrel of Idaho 7 hops post boil in the whirlpool and 1...
  • Tighthead Hat Trick

    Tripel · 8.9% ABV

  • Tighthead Mechanics Grove

    Maibock · 7.1% ABV

    Maibock was brewed seasonally to welcome in the German beer garden season.
  • Tighthead Midnight Shadow

    Double IPA · 9.0% ABV

    Midnight Shadow pours black as night with rays of moonlight shining through around the edges and a thick tan head...
  • Tighthead Reformator

    Doppelbock · 7.5% ABV

    A strong, rich, malty German-style lager.
  • Tighthead Springtime in the Galaxy

    Belgian Strong Ale · 7.4% ABV

  • Tighthead We Be Yammin

    Spiced Beer · 6.4% ABV

    English Northdown hops, 50 lbs. of Belgian soft brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg are added to kettle to bring out a classic flavor profile.
  • Tighthead Wright's Blueberry Honey Cask

    Cream Ale · 5.5% ABV

    Cream ale brewed with local honey from Lincolnshire Illinois and fresh blueberries.
  • Tighthead Batch 42 Double Oatmeal Stout

    Stout · 8.0% ABV

    This double oatmeal stout was our first attempt at a stout. Batch 42 is a smooth, creamy, drinkable, oatmeal stout...
  • Tighthead Bear's Choice

    IPA · 6.5% ABV

  • Tighthead Cannabaceae

    American Pale Ale · 5.6% ABV

    Spelt/Oat Pale Ale
  • Tighthead English Dark Mild

    Dark Mild · 3.4% ABV

    This malty English style brown ale is brewed with Maris Otter, chocolate and caramel malts along with East Kent Golding hops to create a smooth, refreshing session beer...
  • Tighthead Everybody Loves Amarillo

    IPA · 6.0% ABV

    Double Dry Hopped IPA with 100% Amarillo Hops.
  • Tighthead Everybody Loves Centennial

    IPA · 6.0% ABV

    Everybody Loves Centennial, right? That intoxicating aroma of lemon and orange blossom...
  • Tighthead Everybody Loves Cryo Bru-1

    American Pale Ale · 5.8% ABV

    DDH Pale Ale
  • Tighthead Everybody Loves Ekuanot

    IPA · 5.8% ABV

    DDH IPA. We know everyone loves hops, so we created our DDH, single-hop beer series. This edition contains 1.5 lbs. per barrel of Ekuanot hops post-boil in the whirlpool and 1.5 lbs...
  • Tighthead Everybody Loves Simcoe

    IPA · 5.6% ABV

    Fruity, yet earthy pale ale with notes of berry, apricot and passion fruit.
  • Tighthead Firkin Awesome Sauce

    Brown Ale · 9.5% ABV

  • Tighthead Go

    Witbier · 5.6% ABV

    A Belgian Witbier brewed with pilsner malt, oats, bitter and sweet orange peel, coriander and chamomile flowers...
  • Tighthead Green Hit

    IPA · 6.5% ABV

    Wet hopped IPA
  • Tighthead GreenWay Boogie

    IPA · 6.7% ABV

    10% of all sales of this limited-edition IPA go to support the Preservation Foundation of the Lake County Forest Preserves.
  • Tighthead Grisette

    Saison · 5.4% ABV

    Light, dry, and effervescent, our Grisette pairs spicy Czech Saaz hops and lemony saison yeast on top of a multigrain malt base containing barley, wheat, oats.
  • Tighthead Guinea Pig

    Stout · 3.5% ABV

    Irish Dry Stout
  • Tighthead I and I

    Double IPA · 10.2% ABV

    West Coast style DIPA with Simcoe, Mosaic, Citra, and Equinox hops
  • Tighthead Industry Love

    IPA · 6.6% ABV

  • Tighthead Knock On

    Dubbel · 7.4% ABV

    A malty amber ale with fruity yeast esters and a dry, warming finish...
  • Tighthead Knock On Wood

    Dubbel · 8.0% ABV

    We aged our Belgian-style Dubbel ("Knock On") in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels for 8 months to create "Knock On Wood"...
  • Tighthead Kracklauer Monster

    American Strong Ale · 7.5% ABV

    This Imperial Red Ale uses a blend of 6 malts to create a sweet, malty backbone which complements the aggressive hop bitterness and fruity.
  • Tighthead Left-Handed Monkey Wrench

    Strong Pale Lager · 7.0% ABV

    India Rye Pilsner
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About the brewery

Tighthead Brewing Company is a craft brewery located in Mundelein, a suburb of Chicago. Our brewpub is a neighborhood institution where friends and families can meet up and enjoy great music, wonderful company, and the best beer in town. Since we opened our doors in 2011, we have poured our heart and soul into every glass. Stop in and taste what we’re talking about!

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