Capital: Springfield
Population 21+: 9,200,000
2011 Per Capita Consumption (Yearly Gallons of Beer Consumed Per Person) 28.9
2011 Per Capita US Rank: 28 out of 51
2011 Barrels Shipped Amount: 8,580,000
2011 Barrels Shipped US Rank: 6 out of 51

4 Paws Brewing Chicago, IL
5 Rabbit Cerveceria Inc Chicago, IL
Abbey Ridge Alto Pass, IL
Admiral Sasquatch Summit, IL
Arcade Brewery LLC Chicago, IL
Argus Brewery Chicago, IL
Argyle Brewing LLC Chicago, IL
Bent River Brewing Co Moline, IL
Big Muddy Brewing Co Murphysboro, IL
Blind Pig Brewery Champaign, IL
Blue Cat Brew Pub Rock Island, IL
Brickstone Restaurant & Brewery Bourbonnais, IL
Carlyle Brewing Co Rockford, IL
Copper Hills Brewing Co Rockford, IL
Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works Normal, IL
Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works (#2) Champaign, IL
Drinking & Writing Brewery, The Chicago, IL
Durkin Brewing – planning Barrington, IL
Elevated Brewing Co Chicago, IL
Emmetts Tavern and Brewing Co West Dundee, IL
English Prairie Brewery, LLC Spring Grove, IL
Engrained Brewing Co Springfield, IL
Eureka Springs Brewing Co Princeton, IL
Finch’s Beer Company Chicago, IL
Flatlanders Restaurant and Brewery Lincolnshire, IL
Flossmoor Station Brewing Co Flossmoor, IL
Galena Brewing Co Galena, IL
Goose Island Beer Co/N Clybourn Av Chicago, IL
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant – Bolingbrook Bolingbrook, IL
Grafton Winery & Brewhaus Grafton, IL
Granite City Food & Brewery Rockford, IL
Half Acre Beer Co Chicago, IL
Hamburger Mary`s Chicago, IL
Harrisons Restaurant and Brewery Orland Park, IL
Haymarket Pub and Brewery Chicago, IL
Illinois Brewing Co Bloomington, IL
John S Rhodell Brewery Peoria, IL
Lake Bluff Brewing Company Lake Bluff, IL
Lake Effect Brewing Company Chicago, IL
Limestone Brewing Co Plainfield, IL
Lucky Monk Burger, Pizza & Beer Co South Barrington, IL
Lunar Brewing Co Villa Park, IL
Metropolitan Brewing Chicago, IL
Mickey Finns Brewery Libertyville, IL
Misfit Craft Brewery Oswego, IL
Moonshine Chicago, IL
New Chicago Beer Co Chicago, IL
New Oberpfalz Brewing Co Chicago, IL
O`Griffs Grill & Brewhouse Quincy, IL
Obed & Isaac’s American Ale House / Land of Lincol Springfield, IL
Off Key Brewing Oak Park, IL
Old Pilsen Brewery Chicago, IL
Onion Pub and Brewing Co, The Lake Barrington, IL
Oval Brewing Co., LLC Chicago, IL
Pabst Brewing Co (Corp office) Woodridge, IL
Piece Brewery Chicago, IL
Pipeworks Brewing Co Chicago, IL
Pizza Beer Company Saint Charles, IL
RAM/Big Horn Brewery – IL
Revolution Brewing Chicago, IL
Rock Bottom Brewery – IL
Rolling Meadows Microbrewery Cantrall, IL
San Vicente Enterprises, LLC Chicago, IL
Schalkhausser Brewing Company Peoria, IL
Scratch Brewing Company Ava, IL
Solemn Oath Brewery Naperville, IL
Spiteful Brewing Company Chicago, IL
Stockholms Vardshus Geneva, IL
Sub-Urban Brewing Plainfield, IL
Three Angels Brewing Yorkville, IL
Tighthead Brewing Co Mundelein, IL
Two Brothers Brewing Co Warrenville, IL
Two Buddies Brewery Chicago, IL
TwoTree Beer Company Chicago, IL
Une Ann Chicago, IL
Unknown Brewing Company Chicago, IL