Solemn Oath Brewery

Solemn Oath BrewerySolemn Oath Brewery
Solemn Oath BrewerySolemn Oath Brewery
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
BEER STATS
Average:
3.89
Beers:
192
Ratings:
4,004
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.19
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
126
pDev:
12.89%
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Ratings by mschrei:
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Rated by mschrei from Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Nov 19, 2014
More User Ratings:
 
Rated: 4.17 by FBarber from Illinois

Aug 04, 2021
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Rated by Homer_Loves_Beer from Illinois

4.51/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4
Great, 4,000 sq.ft., of outdoor space, area to drink beer. Food trucks on weekends. Great beer with a Belgian influence.
Sep 22, 2020
 
Rated: 4.32 by Jinx989 from Illinois

Jul 11, 2020
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Reviewed by snaotheus from Washington

4.17/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4
2019-12-02
Just visited for a few samples on a free night during a work trip to nearby Aurora. I really liked the brewery -- cool little place, tucked into a corner. No TVs (but half the patrons were watching the Vikings/Seahawks game on their phones). Staff clearly knew about half the people there. I talked with my bartender a fair amount -- friendly, knowledgeable, committed the brewery faux pas of actually telling me her opinion of some of their offerings she didn't like ("Oh, everything we make is really good" is such a useless answer, I'm sorry). A little less than half their offerings appeared to be IPAs of one sort or another (each one I tried was pretty good), they had a few varieties of their Mexican chocolate stout (I didn't try any), and then they had a few wild cards -- a DDH Norwegian Farmhouse, a Schwarzbier, a Kolsch. Overall, I really enjoyed my visit. I'd recommend it.
Dec 03, 2019
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Reviewed by Billolick from New York

4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4
Garage/industrial kinda spot....pleasant outdoor chillin space, with the bar and more tables inside..NEIPA flowing in cans to go or on tap to stay...very pleasant and easy going feel to this place...well worth a vist for the atmosphere and quality brews...
Sep 19, 2019
 
Rated: 3.93 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Apr 23, 2019
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Reviewed by ChangSing from Illinois

3.55/5  rDev -15.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 5 | selection: 3
Solemn Oath unfortunately has become rather stagnant over the last few years. While their Old Order beers can be very good, the "every day" beers they have at the taproom rarely warrant a trip. I go primarily to just see people, and the bartenders are very friendly. With so many new places in the same area, there is better beer to be had in much nicer taprooms.
Mar 24, 2019
 
Rated: 4.33 by Parkchrisdoug from Indiana

Jun 01, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by Budlum from Maryland

Mar 24, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by REVZEB from Illinois

Jan 13, 2018
 
Rated: 3.87 by mattlikesthehops from New Mexico

Dec 15, 2017
 
Rated: 5 by WadeBridgman from Illinois

Dec 08, 2017
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Reviewed by Azpittil57 from Arizona

3.66/5  rDev -12.6%
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.
Aug 21, 2017
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Reviewed by GrumpyGas from Illinois

4.11/5  rDev -1.9%
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.
Jun 24, 2017
 
Rated: 4.8 by Jeffsbowen from Illinois

Apr 23, 2017
 
Rated: 4.58 by kreg02 from Illinois

Feb 28, 2017
 
Rated: 3.45 by Duff27 from Illinois

Jan 22, 2017
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Reviewed by CPAles from Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%
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.
Dec 29, 2016
 
Rated: 4.5 by vande from Illinois

Dec 29, 2016
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Reviewed by Uncle_Juice from Illinois

3.57/5  rDev -14.8%
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.
Mar 09, 2016
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Reviewed by ChiCubs78 from Illinois

4.18/5  rDev -0.2%
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.
Mar 08, 2016
 
Rated: 4.56 by Hogbrew02 from Arkansas

Feb 15, 2016
 
Rated: 4.97 by jimcarpenter262 from Illinois

Feb 05, 2016
 
Rated: 3.89 by Sparky44 from Illinois

Jan 30, 2016
 
Rated: 3.78 by dexterk1 from Illinois

Jan 10, 2016
 
Rated: 4.44 by michaelsmith11 from Illinois

Jan 02, 2016
 
Rated: 3.61 by BDeibs from Colorado

Dec 28, 2015
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Rated by myuncle from Illinois

3.91/5  rDev -6.7%
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
Dec 19, 2015
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Reviewed by DoubleSimcoe from Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev -5.5%
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.
Dec 18, 2015
 
Rated: 4.75 by MattMorin from Illinois

Nov 26, 2015
 
Rated: 4.22 by jeffrotell from Illinois

Nov 12, 2015
 
Rated: 3.81 by Poloplaya from Illinois

Nov 11, 2015
 
Rated: 4.11 by Beerhemoth from Illinois

Oct 16, 2015
 
Rated: 4.36 by nsola from Illinois

Aug 28, 2015
 
Rated: 4.31 by dannycohen62 from Illinois

Aug 25, 2015
 
Rated: 4.72 by MarkFrankosek from Illinois

Aug 24, 2015
 
Rated: 4.12 by twelveone from Illinois

Aug 24, 2015
 
Rated: 3.9 by Imacopyouidiot from Illinois

Aug 24, 2015
 
Rated: 3.9 by Ryannel24 from Illinois

Aug 13, 2015
Solemn Oath Brewery in Naperville, IL
Brewery rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 4004 ratings