The Award-Winning Brewery In This Historic Illinois Town Makes Beer In A Pre-Civil War House

Few Illinoisans know that there is a historic brewery in Waterloo, Illinois that is full of artifacts from the past. Built before the Civil War, the building housing this incredible brew house is truly something to see.

Good food and great drinks abound at this downtown eatery. Scroll on for more details.

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Hopskeller Brewing Company is located at 116 E 3rd St., Waterloo, IL 62298, and you can get more details on its website or Facebook page.

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