St. Nicholas Brewing Company

Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

12 S Oak St
Du Quoin, Illinois, 62832-1515
United States

(618) 790-9212 | map

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Reviews by crow:
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4.13/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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Photo of emerge077
3.87/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Unique old building, the brewery sign incorporated a cool bicycle-riding skeleton. Looked like it was once an old storehouse along the railroad line. On a weekend night, this seemed to be hopping from the outside. Inside, there was a second entrance to the left, and a large table of woo girls blocking the area by the host stand into the space. Towards the back was an empty bar, with the lights turned up all the way. At last call that makes sense, but it was only 8pm. Invest in a dimmer switch, guys. The vibe was kind of boring, and could use more decor besides basic brick walls and brewery swag for sale.

Service was a little spotty despite being the only people at the bar. I got a sampler first thing from someone that promptly disappeared, then another bartender appeared and just hung out silently for a good 15 minutes. I asked how things were going to break the ice, and we got decent service after that. Kind of weird, but I chalk it up to being tourists in this tiny town that probably doesn't get very many.

Beer was surprisingly pretty good, nice Mosaic APA, Peloton APA, and Barleywine. I'd drink more of those anytime.
Odd ratings on this place, I appreciate the honest one from Bnes09. Worth a stop if you're making Scratch a destination, also in the surrounding area are White Rooster in Sparta, Big Muddy in Murphysboro, and Route 51 Brewery in Elkville.

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Photo of CaseyWilkins
4.63/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Travisjutin
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of bnes09
3.94/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Enjoy the vibe. Its an old, brick building remodeled on the inside with a new bar, nice tables and TV setup. Smaller in size but cozy and plenty of seating at 6pm on a Saturday night. Good food and service. Simple menu. Had the spicy BBQ burger which was very tasty. Spicy fries had way too much seasoning salt. Reasonable prices and they offer flights $2/beer. Overall, a very positive experience and I would gladly go back.

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Photo of Fatty_Mccracken
4.01/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of slavall
4.2/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Mhaugse1962
4.86/5  rDev +14.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Definitely worth the stop, great beers. The brewer loves to talk beer.

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St. Nicholas Brewing Company in Du Quoin, IL
Brewery rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 35 ratings