Enjoy a Craft Brew in Southernmost Illinois
Take in the scenery, explore local flavors and find your new favorite brew at one of our breweries and distilleries! You’re bound to find the best beers, ciders and spirits in the state. Support local production and taste your way Shawnee Forest Country.
BIG MUDDY BREWING
Big Muddy Brewing began in Murphysboro, IL. This microbrew quietly puts out small batches of craft beer for beer enthusiasts to enjoy. Stop on in for a tour of the operation and stick around for a sampling.
MOLLY'S PINT BREW PUB
Molly’s Pint Brew Pub is located in the heart of downtown Murphysboro, Illinois. Whether you are a familiar face or visitor hitting the Southern Illinois beer circuit, we’d love to invite you in for a tasting.
VON JAKOB BREWERY
Our brewery boasts eight styles of handcrafted beers as well as seasonal batches. Offering a variety of styles of Illinois beer ranging from our crisp, clean, lightly-hopped German Pilsner to our rich, dark Stout.
ROUTE 51 BREWERY
Route 51 Brewery has a 6,400 square foot banquet hall that can seat 299 people, making this the best place for your event. We’re perfect for receptions, holiday parties, baby showers, bridal showers, class reunions, corporate events, or any other occasion.
Scratch Brewing Company is a farmhouse brewery and restaurant. Scratch Brewing Company focuses on farmhouse beers and other styles brewed with home grown and locally farmed and foraged ingredients. One of the top four breweries for foraged beer by Outside Magazine
BREWS BROTHERS TAPROOM
The taproom is located on a brick street in historic downtown Murphysboro. Showcasing Southern Illinois beer, wine, and ‘shine’. Sample products from several local producers any day of the week.