Location: Lincolnshire, IL
Last visited: July 2017
Large brewpub in the former location of Flatlanders Microbrewery, opened in 2016. Roomy, comfortable space with a large bar and outdoor deck.
Opens daily at 11am. They serve eight of their own beers, plus an impressive 30 guest beers on tap, as well as 36 more choices in bottles and cans.
Meridian Wit (3.75) – Very light-bodied with no hop character, as per witbier style; highly drinkable; fruit character could be improved.
Jarrylo Pale Ale (3.75) – Medium-bodied ale; distinct, but not overbearing level of hoppiness.
Big Sky Steam Lager California Common (4.25) – Amber colored and malty; big flavor from malt sweetness.
Coffee Infused Porter (4.75) – Full-bodied porter; huge, roasted, bold flavors abound; coffee notes provide a nice balance for the big malty flavor.
Iron Horse Porter (4.50) – Massive roasted character; full-bodied, malty goodness.
Large menu with lots of interesting options…something for everyone. Appetizers, featuring award-winning wings; Soups; Salads (six different choices); Wood Fired Pizza (five veggie and five meat); Brew House Sliders; excellent Burgers (including Bison, Lamb and Turkey options); Sandwiches; Main Plates; Brew House Seasoned Potato Chips with Dips; Sides and Desserts.
Check out the BBQ Chicken Cobb Salad, with smoked chicken breast tossed in HDBC Lager BBQ Sauce, avocado, red onion and tomato over spinach, topped with cilantro and corn, bacon and
blue cheese crumbles, with ranch dressing on the side.