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One Trick Pony

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BA SCORE
4/5
Exceptional
366 Ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

17845-17851 Chappel Ave
Lansing, Illinois, 60438-4525
United States

(708) 889-6683 | map
onetrickponybrewing.com

Notes:
Monday: 6pm-11pm
Tuesday-Saturday: 3pm-11pm
Sunday: 2pm-10pm

Added by emerge077 on 07-06-2012

BEER STATS
Beers:
42
Reviews:
35
Ratings:
366
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.25/5
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
49
pDev:
10.82%
 
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Ratings: 49 |  Reviews: 17
Reviews by Rogorama:
Photo of Rogorama
4.28/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

This is a nice little gem tucked away in Lansing. It's still very small, about 15-20 seats, but the beer is great, and the brewers are awesome. It's only a few minutes off of 80-94 so it' very accesible. The spicy pretzels on each table make up for the lack of food. Definitely worth a try if you are in the Chicagoland area.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of GrumpyGas
4.17/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Medium sized taproom seats about 50 and the tiny patio seats 6 or so. Decor is a great collection of breweriana including probably 150 growlers from past and current breweries, most of which I'm sure don't even sell growlers anymore.
Large screen TV for your favorite team and good music.
Only in-house beer for sale with 12 currently available. I enjoyed the marzen "Ludwig says 'I do.'".
Service was fantastic.

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Photo of Nvmatas14
5/5  rDev +17.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Jangoon24
4.82/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of AndyEdgar
4.53/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Zuidman
3.86/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of jeffrotell
3.71/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Gatorcon
4.08/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Photo of BlackBeerPirate
4.19/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

A bit hidden smaller pub, but worth going to. I say a very "Down to Earth" pub with a friendly barkeeper and nice tasty strong ales. I tried 5 tasters and all were consistently good. Nice dog to greet us. I will go again.

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Photo of JonAdams
4.39/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Duff27
4.06/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of egrace84
4.17/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of jaqo4
4.73/5  rDev +11.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of myuncle
4.45/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4

How can ya say enough about a guy just doing his thing. I like the fact that this place is furnished with "Oh look at what I found".

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Photo of TrapJaw77
2.18/5  rDev -48.7%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 1.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 1.5

Never had anything memorable there in a few visits there. I couldn't even recall the names of anything they make, but the dubbel I had was flavorless along with many of the samples I had.

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Photo of southsidejoe8089
4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Photo of 30MinutesSouth
4.07/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of AngEo
4.47/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

The bartender was awesome. When I told him it was my first visit he started pouring me samples of just about everything until I decided what to start with. All the beer was top notch as well.

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Photo of brandoman63
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of SWChi
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of BUNZILLA
4.05/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of communionofthesaints
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

This is a brewery in progress. I live in Lansing and try to visit every few months. Everytime I go there it seems that they have raised their product (wasn't too impressed early on). While they don't have any real food available, they have plenty of pretzels and great conversation available.
This is a great place to visit and one of the reasons I love the craft beer movement.

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Photo of Irishace9
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of birdsellam
3/5  rDev -29.4%

Photo of LukeK
4/5  rDev -5.9%

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One Trick Pony in Lansing, IL
Brewery rating: 4 out of 5 with 366 ratings
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