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McLean County Made

McLean County Made

These attractions, restaurants and breweries make their products locally in McLean County! Click here to download a driving map of these locations.


1200 Greenbriar Dr.
Normal, IL 61761
Destihl Brewery combines centuries-old global brewing traditions and new American craft brewing techniques to produce an array of beers for every palate. Brewery tours are available.


Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup
5257 Old Route 66
Shirley, IL 61772
The Funk family business of producing pure maple sirup began in 1824. Guided tours are offered during the sirup-making season and feature the Funk family process.


Epiphany Farms
220 E. Front St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
Epiphany Farms practices the “farm to fork” concept, which uses sustainable, beyond organic, environmentally friendly techniques. Epiphany Farms inspires its visitors about the future of farming, food and family.


Beer Nuts Brand Snacks
103 N. Robinson St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
Bloomington is the only city in the world where Beer Nuts are made. A video presentation of the making process can be viewed in the gift shop.

Ropp Jersey Cheese
2676 Ropp Rd.
Normal, IL 61761
Visitors to the Ropp Jersey Cheese processing facility can see how fine quality cheeses are made. Tours include a walk-through of the retail store which features a cheese slicing room and viewing windows.


Lil Beaver Brewery
16 Currency Dr.
Bloomington, IL 61704
Lil Beaver Brewery’s specialty are IPA stouts and they have ten rotating beers on tap. Their beers have memorable names, including Strawberry Wainbows and Alien Beehive.


White Oak Brewing
1801 Industrial Park Dr.
Normal, IL 61761
White Oak Brewing’s taproom offers visitors a relaxing place to gather with friends and family. Order a beer, sit back and play one of their complimentary board games. Their outdoor patio space makes White Oak Brewing a hidden gem for craft beer lovers.


Keg Grove Brewing Company
712 E. Empire St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
Keg Grove’s selection includes refreshing ales, bold IPAs and classic American styles. Because of their location in McLean County, they make corn an integral part of every beer they make.

Carl’s Ice Cream
1700 W. College Ave.
Normal, IL 61761

601 W. Locust St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
Carl’s is the only ice cream store in Bloomington-Normal that makes its own premium hard ice cream. In addition to more traditional flavors, they offer flavors such as Cookie Monster, Mud Pie and Moose Tracks.


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