Tours / Events




Brewery tour:

If you like to drink it and want to know more about how your beer is made, let us take you on a tour of the world of beer. You will learn about ingredients, take a look inside our tanks, and find out more about the processes behind beer production.

Small-group tours will be conducted most Saturdays and Sundays at 3 pm. The brewmaster guided tour will take approximately one hour followed by a sampling of all Riggs Beers. Plan for up to two hours. Closed-toe shoes are required.

We can only take a limited amount of visitors on each tour. So to make sure you have a spot, please check the tour calendar on this page and sign up. Cost for the tour is $10 per person and includes a generous sampling of our beers. Online sign-up closes 1 hour prior to tour start. For for any last minute interest, please call the brewery at 217-718-5345 to see if any spaces are still available.

Special Tours:

If want to sign up for a tour further out than the ones listed here or if you have a group of 6 or more people and want to schedule a special private tour at a different time, please contact or call 217-718-5345 .

Special Events:

Our taproom and Beer Garden host a multitude of special events such as Oktoberfest, weddings, board game nights, live music, drone races and more. For details on special events, please see the calendar below.

Reservations / private events:

Please email to reserve tables for your group or to get more information about planning a private event.

Sign up for a tour right here.

Pick your date and click "Register Now".


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March 10 - March 16
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    Science on Tap

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    Riggs Beer Company

    1901 S High Cross Rd, Urbana, Illinois, USA

    Science on Tap!

    A new discussion series for the community led by graduate students in the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology. Hosted by the MCB Graduate Student Association and held at Riggs Beer Company.
    The public is welcome to attend to lean more about what some of the graduate students and the University of Illinois are working on.

    Max Baymiller

    PhD student in Biochemistry

    Making gains with a primordial protein

    How do your most ancient genes help you gain muscle? How does your body know when it has gotten enough protein to grow? At my talk I’ll answer these questions, and use them as examples to show that even the most fundamental components of life never stop evolving!

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    Seasonal Beer Release: Red IPL

    3:00 PM-10:00 PM
    Riggs Beer Company

    1901 S High Cross Rd, Urbana, Illinois, USA

    On March 14th, Riggs Beer Company will release March’s seasonal: Red IPL

    With special catering 5-8 pm:

    St. Patrick’s Day Special: Corned Beef and Cabbage
    Perfect with the Red IPL: Zigeunerschnitzel (Schnitzel with paprika spiced sauce)
    Also available:
    • Jägerschnitzel (Schnitzel with mushroom cream sauce)
    • Traditional Schnitzel
    All Schnitzels served with Spätzle and Red Cabbage.
    • German Mac n Cheese
    • Brat Plate with Sauerkraut and Pretzel
    • Pretzel with Obatzda
    • Desserts
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