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Riggs Beer Company

1901 S High Cross Rd, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61802-7843
+1 217-718-5345
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Great Beer, Environment, and Staff

I go to Riggs with friends almost every weekend. I don't really see any reason to go to any other... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Joe D
Super Family Friendly and Fun

This place is genius in its simplicity—a large outdoor area with play areas for kids and tons of... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
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Our tap room seats 95 people in a cozy environment with a great view of our production brewery and our outside beer garden. Its family friendly atmosphere is enhanced by a playground and outdoor games. It is surrounded by test plots of barley and hops. Enjoy one of our beers from our. We also offer a wide array of sodas, espresso beverages, wines, cold brew coffee, and cider. Feel free to bring your own food or enjoy meals from the delicious food trucks parked right outside of our building.
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“red lager” (2 reviews)
“great beer” (2 reviews)
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1901 S High Cross Rd, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61802-7843
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+1 217-718-5345
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I go to Riggs with friends almost every weekend. I don't really see any reason to go to any other bar now that Riggs is open. The Hefeweizen is fantastic. The other beers are also great, though I don't order them as often as the...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This place is genius in its simplicity—a large outdoor area with play areas for kids and tons of park benches to enjoy beer with one another and watch your kids run around outdoors in a scenic wide open country space. Major plus—they have outdoor cats...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

I don’t know how I can possibly convey what Riggs means to me. It is a most wonderful place, where we feel welcomed, relaxed and happy. The owners are marvelous young people who are kind and respectful. The brew masters clearly know what they are...More

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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

This review is written in response to orangebanana763. I have been bringing friends, coworkers, and family to Riggs 2-4 times per month consistently since their opening. Riggs started out great and is only getting better. I’m sorry that orangebanana763 had a bad experience there. As...More

2  Thank David A
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Riggs is a popular local establishment and rightfully so: this unique beer garden not only offers some of the finest beers you'll ever have, but also draws a very nice crowd, and created a devout community of regular customers alongside many others who frequent this...More

1  Thank elady802
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

I went to Riggs with my husband recently and was highly disappointed by the behaviors of the staff. First off, I was unimpressed with the professionalism of the staff including the owner who was clearly intoxicated. The bartenders were slow and I stood at the...More

4  Thank orangebanana763
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Gail R, Owner at Riggs Beer Company, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

We were very sorry to hear about your experience. We are always happy to hear constructive criticism that allows us to improve our service. We reached out to you shortly after you posted this review to try and find out when this occurred to get...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

I am not a beer connoisseur. Happened to visit this place as my friend was celebrating his birthday! It's situated little outskirt of CU on a large farmland. It's a fabulous place especially in summer to hang out with friends and family. The atmosphere is...More

1  Thank Sunetra B
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

An amazing selection of German style beers. Met the brewer, and he explained all the details of his brewing process. Tried the IPL and the red lager, and found both to be excellent. Would highly recommend this place for a visit.

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Reviewed March 9, 2017

I'm not a beer connoisseur. Especially, do not like dark beers. But I've found two I really like here and I'm shocked. So please try them all. Buy the tastings if you're unsure or a lite drinker. Food trucks are there, but check the schedule....More

Thank Z1546ZUterrim
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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

I'm always skeptical of small breweries that tout lagers. So many homebrewers think they can make the step up from IPAs to crisp, clean beers that let the delicate malt and hop flavors shine through. The Riggs brothers pull it off, though. I enjoyed every...More

Thank Eric S
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Attie's Bar & Grill, located at Stone Creek Golf Club, is casual dining in Urbana that features a robust menu of American pub-style food.
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