Frequently asked questions

How do I get there? 

Google us! We are on google maps: Big Thorn Farm & Brewery. Please take the gravel drive slowly, and pull to the side for oncoming cars. 


Directions from Interstate 74:

South on Route 1/Georgetown Road

Right/West on West Street in Georgetown

Left/South on 1450 East

Right/West on 600 North

Left/South after 3 black mailboxes and Big Thorn Farm Sign

Follow the signs from there!

Is there an indoor area?

The whole venue is an OUTDOOR experience. However, if there is inclement weather, the bar is covered from rain and folks can also use The Greenhouse Bar for rain cover. 

Can I bring my dog?

Yes, as long as the dog is well-behaved and remains on a leash at all times.

Can I bring my own alcoholic beverages?

We cannot allow outside alcohol of any kind. Our bartenders are very knowledgeable and can assist everyone in finding a beverage to their liking!

Are you family-friendly?

Absolutely! We have a big sandbox for kids. Kids love Big Thorn! We also serve grilled cheese sandwiches and PBJs from The Truck.

Do you serve food?

We do not serve food, but we do have outdoor charcoal grills available for use, and you are welcome to bring whatever outside food you like. Our preference would be an Indian's Pizza or a Gross Burger!

Do you take credit cards?

We accept all major credit cards as well as cash. No checks please. 

What type of restrooms do you have?

We have portable restrooms with an outdoor handwashing station.

Do you serve beverages other than beer?

We serve hard cider, sodas, and bottled water in addition to our draft beer.

Do you sell beer to-go?

Yes! You can buy any of our bottles to take home with you, as well as growlers.

Where can I stay?

Forest Glen Preserve is only 8 miles from the farm and they offer overnight campsites at very reasonable rates. Kickapoo and Kenekkuk parks are also within a half-hour drive. There are also hotels in Danville (about 20 minutes).