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Owned and operated by Brandon and Amanda Wright, Chicago Brew Werks and Werk Force Brewing are driven by a true passion for craft beer and community. Chicago Brew Werks is a full service brewing supply shop with a retail location in Plainfield, IL and web orders ship nationally. We are proud to hold the the Midwest’s largest selection of malted grains and pride ourselves on our extensive selection of hops and yeast. From the first time homebrewer to the professional, find everything you need to take your beer to the next level at Chicago Brew Werks. With a foundation in homebrewing, Werk Force Brewing produces unique batches created by outside-of-the-box thinking. Utilizing the extensive ingredient selection available at Chicago Brew Werks, Werk Force Brewing stays on the cusp of the industry by brewing with experimental hops and yeast strains. Visit Werk Force Brewing's Tap Room at the end of our same building 14903 S. Center Street Unit 101 in Plainfield.


Brandon Wright / Co-Owner
Favorite Beer Style: All Of Them
Guru Of: Barrels

CBW "Idea Man" - we've come a long way from Brando's original concept, "Brando's House of Awesomeness" we're glad he narrowed his focus and stuck to home brewing supplies. His passion for brewing is contagious within the community and he's got great dance moves if you've ever seen them.

Amanda Wright / Co-Owner
Favorite Beer Style: Wild Ales
Guru Of: Kombucha

CBW "Boss Lady" - Responsible for scheduling our events, classes and overall shop coordination. When Amanda is not buried behind her computer you'll see her roaming the shop or helping at the front counter - be sure to say hi - she's not as fierce as it may seem!




Angela Tadley Priestley
Favorite Beer Style: Pale Ales & IPAs
Guru Of: Pouring Beer & Organizing