The Best Breweries in Galena: Where to Sip

Unwind after a day of exploring with a cold one at some of the best breweries in Galena. Our small town is home to some of the most charismatic and fun places to visit. There are so many great breweries, bars, restaurants, and shops that are high on our list of spots to experience. 

Take a look at our free Vacation Guide. We cover the best places in Galena, IL, to eat, shop, and explore. This easy-to-read guide is sure to make your trip-planning a breeze! 

What Are the Best Breweries in Galena? 

Galena Brewing Company 

One of the best places to visit on Main Street is Galena Brewing Company. Their full bar includes 13 taps and food, including appetizers, salads, nachos, burgers, and the best wings in Galena! Plus, if you’re concerned about nutrition, there are healthier options as they don’t fry any of their foods. Galena Brewing Company also offers gluten-free and vegetarian options. And, you don’t have to leave the kids behind because there is a kids’ menu as well! Galena Brewing has something for everyone! 

You can test out Galena’s highly acclaimed beers as you enjoy some of the best live music in town. Pull up a chair inside or outside for the perfect socially-distanced atmosphere. 

Pecatonica Tap House 

The craft beer enthusiast in your group will love Pecatonica Tap House. Located on East Main Street in Warren, Illinois, this superb brewery is just around half an hour from Farmers Guest House.  You have to try their Pecatonica Brewery Nightfall Lager. This unique blend has hints of dark chocolate, caramel, and coffee notes. They recommend that you take it home and pair it with steak or barbecue for the perfect balance of flavors.  

Another phenomenal sip is their Muskelager, made from locally grown cascade hops. But, if you visit during October, you can try their limited time Oktoberfest beer. This seasonal brew is a golden copper color with floral notes. The easy–drinking beer tastes amazing paired with hearty foods like fair food or roasted chicken and pork loin. One sip and you’ll feel like you’re at Oktoberfest! 

Unwind at Farmers Guest House

After drinking the best craft beers in Galena, your eyes may start to get heavy, so return to your comforting suite at Farmers Guest House for a good night’s rest.  

Our Jennie Suite is a beautiful accommodation that offers the privacy you need during your getaway to Galena.  Fall asleep in a comfortable king-sized bed and wake up to a delicious, gourmet breakfast. Farmers Guest House is the perfect place for a relaxing getaway as there are many areas for unwinding and catching up with your loved ones, like one of our various patios or the living room. Check our availability and start planning your getaway today.