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Pilot Project Is a

BREWERY INCUBATOR

Pilot Project is a community-focused, micro-brewing facility and tasting room based in Logan Square, Chicago.

It is our mission to foster experimental and small-batch brewing, present an unparalleled consumer tasting experience, and be an industry-defining brewery incubator.

With over 200 growing breweries in Chicago, why compete when you can support them all?

 
Pilot Project Brewing’s beautiful mid-century modern inspired Tasting Room.

 
 

BREWING

From brewing 1 barrel to 120 barrels, Pilot Project can act as a testing ground for homebrewers, a launch pad for startups, a home for nomads, or an experimental playground for established breweries.

COLLABS

Supporting creative partnerships to show-stopping collaborations, we help keep our clients innovating.

 

 

PACKAGING & DISTRIBUTION

From bodegas to bars, you can count on us to package your brews and get them just about anywhere in Illinois.

MARKETING

With access to some of the best strategic marketers, designers, and creatives in the industry, Pilot Project can be a one-stop shop for brewers to realize their brand story.

 

 

RESEARCH

Each month, Pilot Project’s bustling tasting room and growing distribution network pours for thousands of beer lovers, freelancers, weekenders, and drinkers from all backgrounds. With the data to back it up.

EVENTS & LAUNCHES

It’s not just a brewery. It’s a launchpad. For businesses, brands, new products, or whatever you’ve got. And we throw one hell of a party.

 
 

GET TO KNOW

OUR TEAM

A couple of us have beards, and we may wear flannel from time-to-time, but we ain't your average bunch of brewers.

 
DAN ABEL   Co-Founder & CEO

DAN ABEL
Co-Founder & CEO

JORDAN RADKE   Co-Founder & COO

JORDAN RADKE
Co-Founder & COO

 
LOGAN HELTON   Head Brewer

LOGAN HELTON
Head Brewer

MARY ABEL   Director of Hospitality

MARY ABEL
Director of Hospitality

BRANDON KEMPF   Brewer & Coffee Director

BRANDON KEMPF
Brewer & Coffee Director