Solemn Oath Brewery

BEER AVG
3.85/5
Solemn Oath BrewerySolemn Oath Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

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:
63
Ratings:
3,245
Reviews:
291
PLACE STATS
Score:
91
Ratings:
154
Reviews:
36
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
6.62%
 
 
Taps:
12
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Ratings: 154 |  Reviews: 36
Reviews by guityler83:
Photo of guityler83
4.54/5  rDev +11.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

The brewery / tap room was tucked away behind a car delership in an industrial park area of this Chicago suburb. Walking in the door I was greated with the aroma of hot wort, a great sign this brewery was in operation and adding to the atmosphere.

The brewing equipment and the bar are sepperated by a half wall so there is no problem seeing it in action when you get your first pint. I tried the Captured By Vikings a complex malt and pine aroma IPA that reminded me of Surly Furious. I also tried the Tickle Fight (barley wine) and sampled a spiced belgian brown ale. Overall the beer was top notch and its great to see some interesting variety in their lineup. I'll definatly be keeping an eye on them and hope to make a return visit.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Jeffsbowen
4.8/5  rDev +17.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of kreg02
4.58/5  rDev +12.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of Duff27
3.45/5  rDev -15.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75

Photo of CPAles
4/5  rDev -2%
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 +10.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Uncle_Juice
3.57/5  rDev -12.5%
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 +2.5%
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 +11.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of jimcarpenter262
4.97/5  rDev +21.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Sparky44
3.89/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of dexterk1
3.78/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of michaelsmith11
4.44/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of BDeibs
3.61/5  rDev -11.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of myuncle
3.91/5  rDev -4.2%
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 -2.9%
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 +16.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of jeffrotell
4.22/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Poloplaya
3.81/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Beerhemoth
4.11/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of nsola
4.36/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of dannycohen62
4.31/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of MarkFrankosek
4.72/5  rDev +15.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of twelveone
4.12/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Imacopyouidiot
3.9/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

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Solemn Oath Brewery in Naperville, IL
3.85 out of 5 based on 3,245 ratings.
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