Rating: 4.00
Location: Geneva, IL
Founded: 2014
Last visited: February 2022

Modern, functional space in a converted garage. There’s a long bar in the front with a faux granite top, pendant lights, picnic tables with pipe legs; no televisions, shuffleboard game. They only accept credit/debit cards, no cash.
The quality of the beer is outstanding. They focus on Belgian inspired session ales, oak barrel aging and alternative fermentation. Nine beers on tap on our last visit.

Pebbles Midwest IPA (3.75) – Medium body; hop bitterness not at all overpowering; aromatic character complex and inviting; well-balanced beer.

Proto American Golden Ale (4.00) – Solid, medium-bodied ale; reasonable and balanced hoppiness.

Stainless Series Grissette (3.75) – Super tart Saison; light body, no hop character.

Raspberry Rose Kettle Sour with Raspberries (4.00) – Light-bodied ale with terrific balance between malt sweetness and tartness; great beer for summer drinking on the patio.

Devoir Saison (4.00) – Light bodied, fruity, refreshing; makes you want to drink two!

P2 Belgian Pale Ale (4.00) – Medium body, bitter overtones in the finish; tastes more like an IPA than a Belgian.

Session Sour (3.50) – Grapefruit flavor evident but not overpowering; light bodied and refreshing.

Belgian Tripel (4.25) – Full-bodied, full-alcohol; excellent example of the style.

Pilsner (4.50) – Crisp, clean, medium-bodied German lager. Impressive level of hop bitterness that lingers into the aftertaste. Terrific example of style.

No food served. Food trucks visit on weekends. Check the website for details.

Mon-Thurs 1pm-9pm, Fri 1pm-10pm, Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-6pm. Ten Buck Tours offered on weekends, include full brewery tour (45 minutes), a glass of beer, and beer glass. Check the website for times and to make a reservation.

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