Great atmosphere with hand crafted beers

We craft our own beers. Sometimes we even play our own music.

    What's On Tap

    With over 20 taps at our main bar, you're sure to find something you like!

    Try a Flight

    Try a sample of our signature brews. Four samples of your choice.

    Friendly Faces and Great Beer

    Our knowledgeable staff can answer any questions you have about how our beers are crafted.

    Beer Garden

    Take our beer outside and enjoy Southern Illinois at its finest.

    Live Music

    Enjoy live music while you drink and dance the night away!

    Discover what all the buzz is about!

    Route 51 Blonde

    A sweet smooth malt forward beer with hints of pear and plum.

    4.6% ABV

    Route 51 Smoke Session

    A rich smoke aroma predominates this creamy blonde ale. A portion of the malt was smoked over cottonwood for a unique smoke character. Moderately low alcohol means you can have multiple smoke sessions in one sitting.

    4.20% ABV

    Route 51 Pale Ale

    Bright citrusy aroma with notes of passionfruit and a smooth hoppy flavor with a light fruity finish.

    4.8% ABV

    Route 51 Coffee Stout

    Our sweet stout with a fantastic amount of Honduras coffee from Jens Joe

    5.0% ABV

    Route 51 Smokin Hot Blonde

    This beer has a fresh green jalapeƱo aroma and flavor, with a big soft, smoky malt backbone.

    4.4% ABV

    Route 51 Saison

    A golden farmhouse ale with flavors of rich caramel and fresh bread decorated by the lively clove and subtle banana character of saison yeast. Big, soft mouthfeel with dry clove finish, great for a hot summer day.

    6.0% ABV

    Route 51 Stout

    Light caramel flavor decorated by roasted chocolate with a long smooth nutty finish.

    5.0% ABV

    Route 51 Cream Ale

    Subtle fruity aroma decorates this light malty beer with a crisp finish.

    5.0% ABV

    Route 51 Scottish Mild

    Big malt flavor from a very light beer, expect fresh toasted bread, caramel and plum.

    4.5% ABV

    Route 51 Irish Stout

    An intensely, roasty dry Irish stout with rich toffee and chocolate and coffee flavors.

    4.6% ABV

    Route 51 Hefeweizen

    Pale and refreshing, straw-colored ale with a thick white head and crisp flavorful finish. Great wheat malt flavor with a mild amount of clove, banana, and lemon zest.

    5.1% ABV

    Route 51 Brown Ale

    Toasty, chocolate aroma and rich, slow roasted brown malt flavor with a sweet nutty finish.

    5.2% ABV

    Route 51 Bourbon Pie

    Bourbon, spice, and everything nice. Cinnamon, bourbon and vanilla to entice your senses with this silky, smooth, specialty ale with a warming cinnamon and American oak finish.

    6.5% ABV

    Route 51 American IPA

    A big, resinous burst of floral citrus from aggressive amounts of centennial hops with dank herbal undertones from Zeus himself.

    7.1% ABV

    We are constantly brewing new beers so check back to see what's new.

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    Fri, Feb 2
    7p to 10p

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    Sat, Feb 10
    7p to 10p

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    Fri, Feb 9
    7pm to 10pm


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    Banquet Center

    Need Space?

    Route 51 Brewery has a 6,400 square foot banquet hall that can seat 299 people, making this the best place for your event.

    Any Occasion

    We're perfect for receptions, holiday parties, baby showers, bridal showers, class reunions, corporate events, or any other occasion.

    Private Bar

    You'll have your own private, 32 ft. granite bar and it comes fully stocked and has 6 taps available.

    Book Now!

    If you have any questions regarding pricing or additional details, just give us a call. Contact us at 618-568-2739.

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    Monday Closed
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday 3:00pm - 10:00pm
    Thursday 3:00pm - 10:00pm
    Friday 3:00pm - 11:00pm
    Saturday 11:00am - 11:00pm
    Sunday 11:00am - 5:00pm