The "Brewery Update" form was broken for a while, but it's fixed now, so send me those updates!
This is not the official web site of
Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works — Normal
Bar/Tasting RoomBeer GardenRestaurantRetail ItemsBeer To Go (Off-License)ToursInternet Access
318 South Towanda Avenue
Normal IL 61761
Telephone: +1 309-862-2337
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11:00am-11:00pm, Friday-Saturday 11:00am-midnight, Sunday 11:00am-10:00pm.
Brewer: Matthew Potts
[Contact] [Update]


Opened: 2007

Annual Production: 750 bbl

Contributors: Jerry Mayfield, Matt Potts

Updated: March 14, 2022

Beer List

  • 6.00% abv.

  • 4.00% abv.

  • 5.00% abv.

  • Click for a better picture (popup)
    5.00% abv.
    • Date: February 23, 2022 (#10925)
      Package: canned
      Place: Wine, Beer, and Spirits Grand Island, Grand Island NE
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (2½)
      Pale. Huge head. Very high carbonation.
      Aroma (4)
      Very bready. Floral hops and clean malt. Mild sulfur.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light body, very fizzy. Floral hop flavor all the way through, with a low-medium bitterness. Soft bready malt backs it up. Some sulfur. Finishes nicely dry.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Real good beer.

  • Click for a better picture (popup)
    Imperial Stout
    12.40% abv.
    • Date: December 25, 2017 (#9788)
      Package: draught
      Place: Library Pub, Omaha NE
      Score: 18½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Dense tan head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Sweet, dark malt. Licorice. Alcohol. Hint of coconut.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Thick and smooth. Rich malt, roasty. Big grassy hop flavor, reasonably big bitterness. Some alcohol lingers in the finish.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Tasty, complex, strong beer.

  • American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    4.50% abv.

  • Specialty Beer
    5.50% abv.

  • Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer

  • Garden (Fruit) Beer

  • South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier
    5.50% abv.