Scorched Earth Brewing

The namesake of the brewery was initially forged by our interest to claim a name that truly represented the land and its history. Years before Illinois was settled, much of it was covered by vast swaths of prairie grasses. Uninspired by pictures of prairies alone, we dug deeper. Our research took us to stories about and images of prairie fires, some of which were ignited by terrible forces of nature and truly destructive, others that were purposefully started. The event and their aftermath inspired us. While the fire essentially wiped out an ecosystem, it also provided a new beginning for greater growth, diversity, and creativity - a fresh start. Scorched Earth symbolizes this for us in so many ways. More than anything, though, it represents a blank canvas to create a unique and diverse portfolio of beers, and experiences for you and for us.

A Tart Tarte

Holiday season is upon us! What better way to help celebrate than to feature the cranberry, a native fruit to North America, grown successfully in...

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General Resin

Every insurgency needs a strong leader to plot, scheme, and rally the subverted to rise up and fight the status quo. The craft beer guerillas...

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Base Jumper

Grapefruit and orange zest lightly tickles your nose. Clean, citrusy flavors evoking freshly squeezed orange and pink grapefruit juice quench your thirst. A light bready, malty sweetness...

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