We will be closing on Saturday, November 25th from 3pm-6pm for a private party.
What’s On Tap
A list of craft beer currently on tap - updated daily.
Just like we rotate our craft beer selection, our pinball selection changes as well Check out our current lineup
Rock Island Public House was opened by Jen and Dave Brown in 2013. We live in Blue Island and believe in this town, our neighbors, and the power of craft beer to build a community of individuals that support all things local. RIPH is a celebration of hard work and putting it all on the line to make it happen.
We are dedicated to finding the best beer and supporting craft brewers. We admire their independent spirit, ingenuity, pride and commitment to quality.
We named our bar in honor of the Rock Island Railroad, a “mighty fine line” that first steamed in to Blue Island in 1852. The Rock Island’s tracks still run behind the bar and continue to serve.
We like to think that our Public House would have been the saloon of choice for all that helped make the Rock Island run. We are proud to carry on its tradition and invite you to join us.
At Rock Island Public House we take our beer seriously: just like you and the amazing breweries we feature on our 16 tap handles.
We strive to feature small local brewers with a focus on Midwestern beers. We work directly with breweries to get a beer in your hand that is unique and represents the highest “craft” in the beer world.
Our tap lines feature a glycol cooling system, ensuring your beer is poured at the perfect temperature in the perfect glass. Our attention to detail is inspired by the hardworking brewers and our hardworking customers, who deserve nothing less than our deeply earned respect.