Solemn Oath Brewery

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3.88/5
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3,317 Ratings
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PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

1661 Quincy Avenue, Ste. 179
Naperville, Illinois, 60540
United States

(630) 995-3062 | map
solemnoathbrewery.com

Notes:
Hours:
Wednesday - Saturday: 12pm - 9pm
Sunday: 11am - 7pm

Added by emerge077 on 05-08-2012

BEER STATS
Beers:
66
Reviews:
300
Ratings:
3,317
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.2/5
Reviews:
38
Ratings:
156
pDev:
13.1%
 
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Ratings: 156 |  Reviews: 38
Reviews by AJDePaul:
Photo of AJDePaul
4.56/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

The brewery is a bit hidden and hard to find. The street address leads you to the main building but they are tucked away on the side.

Service was fantastic. This place is always hopping but they maintain the ability to keep service level high and converse well with patrons. The "Beer for friends" chalkboard is cool. Every time you go in you must read just in case someone left a beer for you there.

The beer is great. Ravaged by Vikings had just come out last time I was there. Great brew! Selection is limited but that is to be expected with a brand new brewery. All offerings I've tried have been above average.

Overall, great clean small place with great service and knowledgeable people.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Azpittil57
3.66/5  rDev -12.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Go for the beer, it's really good. Bare bones tasting room, no food (unless you catch a food truck), limited seating not a place to spend the afternoon. However the beer IS good and it's a great place to pop in, have a beer or two and go.

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Photo of GrumpyGas
4.11/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Warehouse setup. Small taproom with a view at an ambitious brew house.
L shaped bar seats 20 or so and the rest is sro.
12 pulls for in-house beers with great range and complexity.
Service is prompt, knowledgable, and friendly.
3 beer limit per person, per day. Damn ordinances! Lots of 4 and 6 packs, as well as bombers and growlers to go.

No food, bring your own.

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Photo of Jeffsbowen
4.8/5  rDev +14.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of kreg02
4.58/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of Duff27
3.45/5  rDev -17.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75

Photo of CPAles
4/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Small tap room with a pretty decent rotating selection of their beers. Occasionally crack a keg of a barrel aged beer or special release. Bottles to go and growler fills available but need one of their growlers. Food trucks regularly visit. Credit card only.

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Photo of vande
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Uncle_Juice
3.57/5  rDev -15%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Nice atmosphere and I don't mind the tap room being in the warehouse because it has a great feel. The servers are cool, the music was 90's hip-hip which I can dig. The only thing that will prevent me from coming back is the beers. The only standout and enjoyable beer was their dark saison, a very nice and roasty sipper. Helicopter Johnson was good but man that was a boozy APA. Actually that is why I am giving them a low rating. Every single APA and IPA I had was boozy with no balance whatsoever. I wanted to like this place but that's alright.

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Photo of ChiCubs78
4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Great local brewpub with a nice selection of beers. The interior is quite small and tends to be standing room only during busier times. Nice open view of the brewery from the pub inside.

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Photo of Hogbrew02
4.56/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of jimcarpenter262
4.97/5  rDev +18.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Sparky44
3.89/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of dexterk1
3.78/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of michaelsmith11
4.44/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of BDeibs
3.61/5  rDev -14%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of myuncle
3.91/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

I like the "buy one for your friend when they come in later" board

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Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.96/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

This is the cool little brewery in uncool Naperville. Not sure how these hipsters and makes of unique brews landed around this town. Located in an industrial park, the taproom smells good from the parking lot. Busy on a Friday at 1pm, mostly with young folks of the cool-pretty kind. I got a flight of 4 brews for 10 bucks, all big pours served in wine glasses!

9 taps, but 2 kicked. Service was friendly and the taproom is a cool place to chill and try some brews, although I’ll say I wasn’t fully impressed by their highly-regarded brews except for the mighty Full Metal Jacket. I also bought a pricey $25 bottle of their collab with Bruery that was delicious.

I can tell that the brewery has an attitude, and their website comes across as arrogant and annoying. However the folks at the taproom and the atmosphere were anything but. Definitely a must stop in the Western Suburbs.

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Photo of MattMorin
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of jeffrotell
4.22/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Poloplaya
3.81/5  rDev -9.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Beerhemoth
4.11/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of nsola
4.36/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of dannycohen62
4.31/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of MarkFrankosek
4.72/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

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Solemn Oath Brewery in Naperville, IL
Brewery rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 3,317 ratings
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