We are a Brew Pub and Craft Brewery located in Machesney Park, IL (next to Rockford, IL) specializing in handcrafted ales and American and German Lagers in a variety of styles. In our 10th year of existence, we proudly boast of being America’s first vegan brewery! Showcasing a solid lineup of core brews such as Southy Bitch Slap, Sweep the Leg, and Happidaze. Along with delicious seasonal varieties and heavy hitters from our barrel-aged beer program. We have flights so you can try them all, pints so you can enjoy your favorites, 16oz./4pak cans as well as growlers to go.

Check out our events, we have live music every weekend — and we never charge a cover!

100% Plant-based cuisine restaurant

Our menu is 100% plant-based featuring a wide variety of house-made appetizers, tacos, flatbread, sandwiches, desserts, and weekend specials.

Piggyback room draft beer

Beer Sample Flight: 10 beers in 5oz glasses: $18

Drunken Rook  –  8.3%

Belgian Dark Strong Ale featuring notes of fig, plum and raisin with mild clove-like spice. This full-bodied sipper is a sure winter warmer!

5oz — $3  |  12oz — $5  |  16oz — $7

‘Kloude  No. 20   –  9.8%

New England Style Triple IPA hopped with Cryo Pop, Cryo HBC 630, and Citra. Bright citrus and peach with. atouch of dank papaya and guava. Drink with caution!

5oz — $3.50  |  12oz — $6


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Do you have friends or relatives that love beer?
Maybe you know somebody that’s planning to visit us soon??
 Give the gift that keeps on giving with a Pig Minds gift card!  It can be used for anything and everything that you can buy in our brewery.  What better way to say “you’re the greatest” than with beer!

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