Photos: Grand Opening at Bloomington's Keg Grove Brewing
Bloomington-Normal’s latest craft beer destination is officially open for business.
Keg Grove Brewing Co. opened Friday. It’s located at 712 E. Empire St. in the heart of Bloomington, just steps from Constitution Trail, near Illinois Wesleyan University, and right between Downtown Bloomington and Veterans Parkway.
Keg Grove is owned by Jeffrey Mroz, Mike Hoff, and Tyler Cox. (The name, by the way, is a nod to Bloomington’s original name, Keg Grove. That traces back to a legend about early settlers leaving behind a keg of booze—likely rum or whisky—that was discovered by American Indians.)
Keg Grove is the fourth craft beer spot to open in Bloomington-Normal in the past year. Destihl opened its new brewery and beer hall in May 2017. The White Oak (west Normal) and Lil Beaver (south Bloomington) breweries also opened taprooms.
Keg Grove is open from 3-11 p.m. Fridays, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays, and 12-5 p.m. Sundays.
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