Beer Trail Bash

Beer Trail Bash

Join 17 breweries on the Southern Illinois Beer Trail for their 2nd annual Beer Trail Bash Festival at the Monroe County Courthouse Square in Waterloo, IL. Waterloo is located about 25 minutes south of St. Louis.

Tickets are only $30 and can be purchased in advance via Brown Paper Tickets. Tickets include tastings, music, the chance to “meet the brewers”, a commemorative glass, and fun! Tickets are $35 the day of the festival (cash only the day of festival). Designated driver tickets are $5 in advance and $10 the day of the festival. Paper tickets are available at some breweries.

The following breweries will be in attendance:
-Apple Knocker Hard Cider (Cobden, IL)
-Big Muddy Brewing (Murphysboro, IL)
-Excel Brewing (Breese, IL)
-Hopskeller Brewing (Waterloo, IL)
-Lieferbrau Brewery (Red Bud, IL)
-Molly’s Pint Brewpub (Murphysboro, IL)
-Old Herald Brewing & Distilling (Collinsville, IL)
-Peel Brewing Company (O’Fallon, IL)
-Recess (Edwardsville, IL)
-Route 51 Brewing (Elkville, IL)
-St. Nicholas Brewing (DuQuoin, IL)
-Stubborn German Brewing (Waterloo, IL)
-Stumpy’s Spirits Distillery (Columbia, IL)
-The Hop Brewery (Christopher, IL)
-The Old Bakery Beer (Alton, IL)
-White Rooster Farmhouse Brewery (Sparta, IL)
-4204 Brewing Company (Belleville, IL)

This Beer Trail Bash an annual event and to have it at a different loop on the trail each year. Waterloo is home to Hopskeller Brewing Co. and Stubborn German Brewing Co., and the Courthouse Square between them is the perfect outdoor arena for the festival!

Paper tickets are available at the following breweries: Stubborn German in Waterloo, Route 51 in Elkville, Apple Knocker in Cobden, Lieferbrau in Red Bud, Stumpy’s Spirits in Columbia, Molly’s Pint in Murphysboro, The Hop in Christopher, St. Nick in DuQuoin, and Old Herald in Collinsville. Paper tickets are cash only, and there is no service charge.

-There will be food available for purchase.
-Sorry, no refunds.
-Event is held outdoors and is rain or shine.
-This is a 21+ event. (designated driver tickets are available at a lower cost).
-ID’s will be checked at the gate and are required for entry.

It will be a great day to celebrate southern IL craft beer!


Jun 15 2019


9:00 am - 6:00 pm


Courthouse Square
100 South Main Street, Waterloo, IL 62298


Southern IL Beer Trail Association
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