Sketchbook Brewing Company

Evanston & Skokie, Illinois

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  • Sketchbook Insufficient Clearance

    IPA · 5.0% ABV

    Packed with juicy flavors of mango, guava, and pineapple smoothie complete with whipped cream texture into an impossibly small space.
  • Sketchbook + BeerMenus Team Unsurpassable Clearance

    NE/Hazy IPA · 7.8% ABV

    Double NEIPA double dry hopped and brewed with Passion fruit.
  • Sketchbook Snowy Owl

    Amber Ale · 5.6% ABV

    Crisp and clean with caramel malts and spicy notes from the rye that are complemented by strong citrus and tropical fruit notes from dry hopping.
  • Sketchbook Unsurpassable Clearance

    Double IPA · 7.8% ABV

    Our NEIPA doublyfied, double dry hopped with Rakau and Mosaic, for that mango, apricot, and some citrus. The orchard in a glass.
  • Sketchbook Honey Bird

    American Pale Ale · 5.7% ABV

    This easy drinking Pale Ale has bright floral and grassy tones with a touch of earthy honey sweetness and a soft, herbal finish from the Thai Basil.
  • Sketchbook Night Game

    Double IPA · 8.8% ABV

    Double IPA with mosaic hops and Honey. Huge tropical fruit, citrus and floral flavors and aromas. The malt is simple and lends a drier and refreshing IPA.
  • Sketchbook Turbulence

    Imperial Stout · 11.0% ABV

    The smooth, rich character of this high alcohol beer stems from complex chocolate and roast malts. Dark Chocolate notes give a touch of sweetness.
  • Sketchbook Barrel Aged Lapwing

    Scotch Ale · 10.4% ABV

    Expect earthy notes from this barrel-aged 'Wee Heavy' and a strong bourbon finish.
  • Sketchbook Bud's Corvus

    Dry Stout · 4.7% ABV

    Our dry stout is dark, roasty, bitter. The coffee flavors are balanced with the addition of caramel malts making this beer very easy drinking.
  • Sketchbook Et Tu

    Saison · 6.3% ABV

    A saison with hints of orange peel and other aromas and a slightly peppery body all derived from the Belgian yeast finishing with a light spicy herbal hop
  • Sketchbook Frogtown

    ESB · 5.9% ABV

    A Golden English special bitter with a sophisticated malt profile balanced by a firm hop bitterness.
  • Sketchbook Grodziskie

    Smoked Beer · 4.4% ABV

    A light, Polish smoked wheat beer. This beer carries a load of smoke flavor from the heirloom smoked malt, and a spicy and herbal hop flavor from Saaz hops.
  • Sketchbook Kedzie Street

    Amber Ale · 6.3% ABV

    The deep flavors of darker malts and bright hops characterize this red ale. Like an IPA with added roastiness and bright citrus hops from Michigan
  • Sketchbook Lapwing

    Scotch Ale · 7.6% ABV

    Rich and strong, a warming malty treat. Minimal hops and complex malt flavors including earthy notes with toffee and caramel flavors. Not available for flights!
  • Sketchbook Obstinate

    Altbier · 4.5% ABV

    Crisp, with fruitier malty aromas and flavor, copper colored and medium body.
  • Sketchbook Orange Door

    IPA · 7.2% ABV

    A seriously well balanced IPA that's Dry Hopped twice to bring citrus and piney aromas on a beautiful and complex malt backbone.
  • Sketchbook Ripe Now Farmstand Porter

    Porter · 7.1% ABV

    A substantial, malty dark ale, complex and flavorful with notes of chocolate and light roast. Usually brewed with ripe, seasonal fruits that vary by season.
  • Sketchbook Tripel G

    Tripel · 10.0% ABV

    Our Trappist style Tripel brewed for a drier mouthfeel and hints of pear. This high ABV beer is deliciously deceitful.
  • Sketchbook 4 Beer Flight Sampler

    Variety Pack

    Too hard to decide what titillating beer to choose? Pick four of our delicious Craft selections! (4) 5 ounce pours.
  • Sketchbook Amistosa

    Lager · 5.3% ABV

    Light and refreshing Mexican style Lager. Smooth and full of character. Hopped with Sorachi Ace for a hint of citrus.
  • Sketchbook Back-Alley Abbey

    Dubbel · 7.4% ABV

    This dubbel is reddish brown full of complex malt flavor, creamy, and complex fruity esters from the yeast and highly carbonated - typical of Belgian beers.
  • Sketchbook Barrel Aged Turbulence

    Russian Imperial Stout · 12.3% ABV

    The smooth, rich character of this high alcohol beer stems from complex chocolate and roast malts. Dark Chocolate notes give a touch of sweetness.
  • Sketchbook Bio Pale Ale

    American Pale Ale · 5.4% ABV

    The strong pine and grapefruit aroma and flavor of the hops balance out the rich malt and caramel flavors from the grains.
  • Sketchbook Brabant

    Belgian Strong Ale · 9.7% ABV

    Rich caramel and toast malt flavors accompanied by strong, smooth warming alcohol. Notes of dark dried fruit like raisins and plums. Only ONE 9%+ beer per flight!!
  • Sketchbook Common Culture

    Stout · 5.5% ABV

    Stout brewed with toasted oats. Silky, smooth, and full bodied. Great for drinking by the fire!
  • Sketchbook Cumulus

    German Hefeweizen · 5.5% ABV

    A traditional, refreshing German cloudy wheat beer with a delicate balance of banana and clove aroma and flavor, as the Bavarians like it.
  • Sketchbook Day Game

    IPA · 6.0% ABV

    Day Game is brewed and dry hopped with Mosaic hops for huge tropical fruit flavors of pineapple, grapefruit, and guava. A touch of honey lends a soft finish.
  • Sketchbook Diapason

    Oktoberfest · 5.6% ABV

    A traditional German Style Marzen brewed every Fall to celebrate the Oktoberfest season. Light bodied, and full of complex malt flavors.
  • Sketchbook Grounded

    American Pale Ale · 6.0% ABV

    Organic pale ale with strong pine and grapefruit aroma and flavor of the hops balance out the rich malt and caramel flavors from the grains.
  • Sketchbook Honorable Byron

    Brown Ale · 5.0% ABV

    A hoppy brown ale, showcasing West coast hops that compliment the darker chocolate and caramel malts on this fuller bodied beer.
  • Sketchbook No Parking Amarillo

    American Pale Ale · 4.2% ABV

    American Pale ale with Habanero and Pineapple
  • Sketchbook Nova Reperta

    Saison · 6.0% ABV

    This New World Saison is brewed with Grape Must, an Old World ingredient and is brewed in collaboration with the Newberry Library and the Chicago Brewseum.
  • Sketchbook Red Wine Barrel Aged Tripel G

    Tripel · 10.6% ABV

    All the flavors you love from Tripel G (expect notes of vanilla, clove, pear and banana,) with added complexity from the oak and red wine tannins, and a smooth, dry finish.
  • Sketchbook Red Wine Barrel Aged Tripel G with Cherries

    Tripel · 14.2% ABV

    Big caramel and vanilla notes with a hint of banana and a soft sweetness from the cherries. Dangerously easy drinking!
  • Sketchbook Rhizomatic

    Saison · 5.6% ABV

    Spicy rye flavor that complements the natural orange peel and subtle peppery notes from the yeast with subtle cedar and lemon from the fresh ginger.
  • Sketchbook Smoke Signal

    Smoked Beer · 5.3% ABV

    A robust porter right for the weather. Strong dark malts, subtle smoke flavor from cherrywood malt with a smooth sweet finish.
  • Sketchbook Smokey Jack

    Spiced Beer · 7.5% ABV

    Saison made with pumpkins smoked in pecan-wood and a dash of pumpkin pie spices.
  • Sketchbook Sparta Tarta Cider

    Cider · 5.6% ABV

    Apple aroma and flavor are balanced with a touch of acidity in our sessionable cider. Drier and tarter than our common cider with a subtle cherry flavor.
  • Sketchbook The 150

    Saison · 6.0% ABV

    Farmhouse Ale with New Zealand Hops. A collaboration with Lanza Tech, the CarbonSmart company that converts air pollution into ethanol & everyday products...
  • Sketchbook Twice Lucky

    ESB · 3.8% ABV

    This beer is made with English malts and English hops. It is low in carbonation and low in hop flavor, making it a very drinkable and refreshing ale.
  • Sketchbook Zenith Porter

    Porter · 7.3% ABV

    Brewed in collaboration with Daoravida from São Paulo, Brazil, this beer is everything we need for the holidays! Winter-perfect porter, with a warm soft heat from Murupi Amarelo peppers, and all th...
  • Sketchbook 3 AM Beans

    Helles Lager · 5.5% ABV

    The latest in our "Tiny Tank" series is our Helles Coffee Lager featuring Littlefoot's Finca Loma Linda, a Colombian light roast with flavors of Raspberry, Cara Cara Orange, and Cane Sugar.
  • Sketchbook + Alarmist Bangarang

    IPA · 5.5% ABV

    The boys and girls of Alarmist and Sketchbook were lost. We needed to find each other desperately...
  • Sketchbook American Hoppy Brown

    Brown Ale · 7.1% ABV

    American Brown ale with a hop punch.
  • Sketchbook American Stout

    Stout · 5.5% ABV

    This slightly hoppier take on a traditional stout is roasty with dark chocolate notes and a slightly drier finish.
  • Sketchbook Apfel Ale

    Fruit Beer · 5.0% ABV

    A light, refreshing, and dry hybrid of a beer and cider.
  • Sketchbook Back Alley Dubbel

    Dubbel · 7.2% ABV

    A strong ale with a complex rich malty character and aromas. Loaded with caramel notes and a touch of banana esters. This beer is warming, soft, and inviting.
  • Sketchbook Barrel Aged Brabant

    Belgian Strong Ale · 10.2% ABV

    This Belgian dark strong was aged in 4 Roses Bourbon barrels and has notes of dark dried fruit.
  • Sketchbook Barrel Aged Caribbean Jack

    Saison · 6.5% ABV

    We rum barrel aged our smoked pumpkin saison! All the Smokey Jack, but smoother and with a tropical twist!
  • Sketchbook Barrel Aged Central Street Stout

    Barrel Aged · 10.0% ABV

    Barrel Aged Sketchbook Turbulence with Backlot's Flying Squirrel Coffee and Spice House Cocoa Nibs and Cinnamon. Collaboration with Beer on Central.
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About the brewery

A Community-Supported Brewery since November 2014. With breweries and taprooms in both Evanston and Skokie Illinois, Sketchbook creates a common culture among local craft beer enthusiasts.

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