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Lil Beaver Brewery

The pandemic has hurt so many businesses in central Illinois. But not, apparently, some alcohol producers.

Lincoln stares off into distance
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Surrounded by farmland as far as the eye can see, Lincoln Slagel showed off a crop you don't see too often here in central Illinois: hops.

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McLean County could soon be getting its fifth craft brewery—and its first in Uptown Normal.

Destihl Brewery
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Gov. Bruce Rauner visited Destihl Brewery on Saturday to sign a measure that he said will cut costs and bureaucratic red tape for craft breweries across Illinois.

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Bloomington-Normal’s latest craft beer destination is officially open for business.

When you think of Bloomington-Normal brands with national or even international reputations, it's State Farm and Beer Nuts. Now Destihl is on the list.

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When you visit the new Keg Grove Brewing Co. in Bloomington, the first thing you notice is the location.