Since the 1800's, the St. Nicholas Hotel has been a landmark in Du Quoin, Illinois. After a devastating fire, the owners reconstructed The Hotel in 1879 at its original location at 12 Oak Street. For the next 125 years The Hotel served the people of Southern Illinois providing rooms, food, drink, and entertainment. Its location, situated near the train station, provided an ideal hub for travelers and residents.
By 2005 The Hotel was closed for business and abandoned. A piece of Du Quoin history was at great risk of being demolished, but The Hotel was identified as a historic site and the importance of "saving" it was recognized throughout the city. In 2009, renovations began toward the next phase of the building, the St. Nicholas Brewing Company. After years of work, the St. Nick is ready to be a focal point in Du Quoin once more. The St. Nicholas Brewing Company will open its doors this summer as a microbrewery and restaurant. All of our beer will be brewed in house to be paired with your favorite pizzas and sandwiches. We look forward to sharing our love for craft beer with the rest of Southern Illinois!
The owners of the St. Nicholas Brewing Company share a love beer, bicycles, and great food. Our logo brings the past and the present together. We are committed to creating a fun and unique dining experience while honoring the history of the St. Nicholas. We hope you can join us for fun, great food, and great beer. Clarity Abounds. Show Less