Great atmosphere with hand crafted beers

We craft our own beers. Sometimes we even play our own music.

    What's On Tap

    With over 20 taps at our main bar, you're sure to find something you like!

    Try a Flight

    Try a sample of our signature brews. Four samples of your choice.

    Friendly Faces and Great Beer

    Our knowledgeable staff can answer any questions you have about how our beers are crafted.

    Beer Garden

    Take our beer outside and enjoy Southern Illinois at its finest.

    Live Music

    Enjoy live music while you drink and dance the night away!

    Discover what all the buzz is about!


    This sweet heat treat is hard to beat! Clocking in at a few thousand Scoville heat units, this is a painful pleasure everyone can enjoy.

    4.6% ABV

    Fuzz Kill

    A light, sour ale infused with peaches. Bright & refreshing for all day enjoyment with a juicy peach aroma and crisp acidic finish.

    4.5% ABV


    A pale, Belgian-style ale that has a pronounced yeast character, a slight malt backbone and a crisp, dry finish

    5.5% ABV


    Tropical fruit flavors with restrained bitterness and a smooth, full bodied mouthfeel

    6.5% ABV

    Colombian Bam Bam

    Freshly roasted single origin coffee crafted at Jen's Joe in Carbondale provides a bump of "pick me up" in this throat numbing, yet addictive beverage. Maple, rum, and coffee dominate the flavor profile.

    5.3% ABV

    Vanilla Blonde

    A light bodied ale with a warming dose of real Vanilla to deliver flavors of sugar cookies and ice cream

    4.8% ABV

    Ultra Smash

    A light bodied American style Lager with no hop flavor and subtle malt character

    4.3% ABV

    Amber Lager

    Smooth, deep amber color with a malty taste that finishes clean

    4.3% ABV

    Oatmeal Stout

    A dark brown stout with chocolate, roasty flavors & a hint of caramel sweetness. Made with flaked oats to provide a smooth, rich body.

    6.2% ABV

    Brown Ale

    A malty golden-brown ale. Nutty and toasty flavors upfront with subtle hop character.

    5.5% ABV

    Strawberry Dream Saver

    Real Strawberries and vanilla are the dream team in this can of candy. Blast off into a new dimension of beer as swirls and whirls of flavor pass by.

    4.7% ABV

    Double IPA

    Double down with twice the flavor in this boozy IPA. Malty and caramel flavors up front with spicy, piney and resinous flavors through the finish.

    8.0% ABV


    The German-style Kӧlsch is a hybrid beer containing qualities of both ale and lager beers. Lower temperatures during fermentation will produce unique flavor characteristics derived from the yeast. Light in color and in malt flavor makes this beer quite drinkable and refreshing.

    5.3% ABV


    A full bodied strong ale with a velvety texture and complex aroma profile. Rich toffee, caramel, and stone fruit flavors have developed over a period of aging

    11.0% ABV

    Sir Mix A Latte

    Malty Amber Ale with freshly roasted coffee. Flavors of maple and vanilla add richness with a smooth and relaxing feel.

    4.3% ABV

    Smoke Session

    A light bodied & light colored ale with house smoked malt. A lasting cherrywood smoke flavor transitions into a bready & malty finish.

    4.20% ABV

    Smokin' Hot Blonde

    A blonde Ale with subtle smoke flavor and fresh jalapeno aroma, balanced with some heat for a truly unique experience.

    4.8% ABV

    Blueberry Pancake Brown

    An English style Brown Ale made with pure maple syrup and blueberries. Rise and Shine for some flapjack flippin’ and beer sippin’

    5.5% ABV

    Salted Lime Lager

    A light bodied American style Lager with salt & lime

    4.3% ABV

    Wit Bier

    A sessionable, light colored wheat beer flavored with coriander seed, dried chamomile flowers, and bitter orange peel

    4.5% ABV

    We are constantly brewing new beers so check back to see what's new.

    Banquet Center

    Need Space?

    Route 51 Brewery has a 6,400 square foot banquet hall that can seat 299 people, making this the best place for your event.

    Any Occasion

    We're perfect for receptions, holiday parties, baby showers, bridal showers, class reunions, corporate events, or any other occasion.

    Private Bar

    You'll have your own private, 32 ft. granite bar and it comes fully stocked and has 6 taps available.

    Book Now!

    If you have any questions regarding pricing or additional details, just give us a call. Contact us at 618-568-2739.

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    Monday Closed
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday Closed
    Thursday 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday 4:00pm - 9:00pm
    Saturday 12:00pm - 9:00pm
    Sunday 12:00pm - 5:00pm