New Taproom hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11am-10pm | Sunday 11am-7pm

St Charles | Illinois


At 93 Octane our goal is to produce great beer for everyone to enjoy. We have a passion for Craft Beer and we constantly strive to find the best Local Breweries to carry at our PRIDE Locations. The name of our Brewery is a play towards our Roots. We have been running Gasoline Stations for over 40 Years as a Second Generation Family Business. We look forward to showcasing our Beers at our St. Charles Brewery or at many of our PRIDE Store Locations. Cheers!

Our Brewer

Alex started Home brewing when he was 18 with his Father and quickly realized that he wanted to become a professional brewer. He passed the Cicerone Exam a few months after his 21st birthday and at the time he was the youngest ever to obtain that certification. He first started at Finch’s Brewing Co in packaging and eventually moved onto Two Brothers starting in the packhall department then worked all the way up to Head Brewer. During that time, Alex took a sabbatical from Two Brothers and attended the Siebel Institute of Technology earning the Master Brewer Certification. Through that program he studied at the Doemens Academy in Graefelfing, Germany. Now at 93 Octane his vision is to brew WORLD CLASS American and German Style Beers through innovations in the brewing process that he has been developing for the past five years.


PRIDE Piper New England IPA



*Recipe revision with more hops! A well-balanced dry-hopped hazy New England IPA is made with Mosaic and Simcoe hops. Just like the traditional Piper would entice with his tunes we use great Craft Beer to entice our customers. Enjoy this beer while listening to your favorite band/musician at your next concert or festival.

10W-30 Stout



This medium octane Stout is dark, rich, and has a full body. 10W-30 is a lower octane version of its big brother 20W-50. With notes of dark chocolate, coffee, toffee, and roasted barley; this stout is ideal for the year-round dark beer drinker at 7% ABV.

Wheat Wine - American Style



Wheat Wine is a strong ale that includes 50% wheat in its grain bill. Similar to a Barleywine, Wheat Wine is sweet, malty, and high in alcohol. At 11.3% Wheat Wine is sure to keep you warm during even the coldest Midwest winter.

Turbo - Coffee Porter



When the turbo kicks in so does the flavor! This coffee porter has all the rich and chocolatey characteristics of a traditional porter but with an extra boost of craft brewed coffee. Coming in at 7%ABV, TURBO is a perfect way to either start or end your day.

Blueberry-Pomegranate Sidecar - Milkshake IPA w/ blueberry, pomegranate, milk sugar & vanilla



As the third Milkshake IPA in the Sidecar Series, Blueberry-Pomegranate Sidecar is brewed with a ridiculous amount fruit Puree, a heathy dose of milk sugar and just a touch of vanilla to compliment the sweetness. The tropical IPA takes control of the handlebars, while the fresh blueberry and pomegranate flavors sits sidecar; creating a silky-smooth ride!

Wingman - American Pale Ale



This light body APA has notes of Pineapple, stone fruits and citrus fruits. Wingman acts as a reminder of the Pale Ales that got us excited about craft beer in the first place. Developed in collaboration with Folds of Honor, a portion of every beer sold goes in support of the families of our fallen and disabled service members.

Hugger Whip



“Cruisin’ around in your Hugger Orange Whip back in the day was a classic. Inspired by the classic muscle car color Hugger Orange, this American orange Wheat Ale reminds us of another nostalgic piece of americana… the Dreamscicle!

#7 DDH Double NEIP



As the 7th in a series of dry hopped IPAs, (7) DDH Double NEIPA was brewed utilizing Kveik yeast. Kveik is a Norwegian yeast fermented at higher than normal temperatures, creating flavors of lemon, tangerine and melon, which complement the Galaxy and El Dorado hops that this beer was brewed with.

Clown Car - Cream Ale w/ Cake Batter



It is hard to find something stranger than seeing a clown car pulling up to your house, especially one as crazy as this! Jam packed with cake batter and vanilla, this cream ale is the perfect addition to any birthday party… or horror movie for that matter!

Autoblonde - Blonde Ale



This light, crisp, and well-balanced Blonde Ale sure goes down fast! With notes of grain, bread crust, and a nice floral hop aroma; Autoblonde is sure to make your head spin as it cruises on by.

Mystery Machine Sour Ale



DRAFT ONLY! American Sour with rotating house crafted flavorings.

Traffic Jam - Mango Slushy Sour Ale



Traffic Jam is a series of fruited slushy style sour ales available exclusively on draft at the 93 Octane Taproom.

Kuarter Mile Kölsch



This bright, light, and easy-drinking German lager is characterized by a mild hop character with a slightly fruity finish. Brewed with lager yeast at ale temperatures, Kuarter Mile Kölsch is quick off the line!


Chimp Mobile



Chimp Mobile (5.4% ABV) is a collaboration between 93 Octane and Brother Chimp Brewing in North Aurora.

A traditional German Hefeweizen: hazy straw in appearance, pillowy mouth feel from the German malted wheat with notes of banana, Clove and bubblegum

Rolling Down Randall, American IPA



Collaboration with Riverlands Brewing Co and Brother Chimp Brewing. This hybrid beer uses corn and lager yeast fermented closer to IPA temperatures, resulting in a clean, crisp finish and light body. Riwaka, Citra, El Dorado, and Centennial hops provide the aroma and flavor profile of an IPA.

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  • 07/17 1-4pm Carpentersville Rotary Club Blind Tasting Event
  • 07/24 1-5pm Tasting at Garfields Beverage Warehouse in Crystal Lake
  • 07/31 3-11pm - Cocktails in the Park Downtown Batavia
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  • 08/13 6pm - "Red, White & Brews" in Batavia
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  • 08/21 3-7pm - Oak Park Micro Brew Review
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  • 09/11 1-6pm - St Charles Park District Sip & Stroll
  • 09/18 4-6pm - Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest
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  • 09/25 2-6pm - The Great Outdoors Beer Trail, Cary, IL
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  • 07/15 6-9pm - Ryan Worthy ft. Ryan Caldwell
  • 07/22 6-9pm - Jake Mack
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  • 07/29 6-9pm - 2 of Us
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  • 07/30 6-9pm - STC Live – Afternoon Logic
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  • 08/05 6-9pm - Matt Keen
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  • 08/12 6-9pm - Nathan Olsen
  • 08/20 STC Live–Connie Cipher
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