Galena Brewing Company

Galena Brewing CompanyGalena Brewing Company
Galena Brewing CompanyGalena Brewing Company
Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

227 North Main Street
Galena, Illinois, 61036
United States

(815) 776-9917 | map
galenabrewery.com

Notes:
BEER STATS
Average:
3.77
Beers:
36
Reviews:
68
Ratings:
301
PLACE STATS
Average:
3.93
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
38
pDev:
10.43%
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Reviews: 10 | Ratings: 38 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by ferrari29:
Photo of ferrari29
4.21/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Situated right in the middle of Galena's charm and small-town streets is a big city caliber brewing facility. GBC makes great beers at a great price. People are very friendly and the wait staff know everything about their beers. Management has done a fantastic job of bringing local bands to play on Friday and Saturday evening for a great evening of beer and entertainment. You wont be disappointed. Pretty much every beer that GBC makes is available on-tap and most of them sell for take-home at the gift shop. I had the pleasure of meeting Kathy; GTC co-owner and Event Coordinator. She's a great person who cares about her company, customers, and most importantly, beer. I wish they would distribute further east though, especially in Chicago. They would do great.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of southsidejoe8089
3.78/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of puftdank
3.86/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of REVZEB
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of Chilmer
3.61/5  rDev -8.1%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of ackeeper
3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Scanny95
4.35/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of mwade5
4.29/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of ryan33iowa
4.19/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Carb-Overlord
4.23/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Jamison85
4.38/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of DSWeller
3.85/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Travitten
4.01/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Ryannel24
3.58/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4

Photo of Gobearswalter34
4.26/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Nice place in the quaint, historic town in Galena that struggles with parking. In the middle of a string of novelty shops. Nice town. This place has a nice vibe in an industrial setting. Beers are good, not phenomenal. I had their wings that were on special. 20 for $10. The Parmesan garlic wings were phenomenal. The BT was very responsive. Kid friendly as well. I will go back every time I take family for a road trip. Carry out 16 ounces. Can take growlers as well.

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Photo of iRun2Beer
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Jenebauer
3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of PretzelCity
3.84/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of wolverine0712
5/5  rDev +27.2%

Visited the brewery last Friday and took the tour. Brewermaster Jon Wagner led the tour and was very informative. For only $5 you get the tour and a pint of beer. Wagner gives a little beer history, brewery history (Red Stripe was started there), and how they brew. Well worth 5 buck.

Full Review: http://www.examiner.com/review/review-galena-brewery-tour

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Photo of NewGlarusFan
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of Canada_Dan
3/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of Asrugan
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of KAF
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of Jriesing
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of boogs
3/5  rDev -23.7%

Galena Brewing Company in Galena, IL
Brewery rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 301 ratings