We’re about quality

pure and simple

What matters to us: authenticity, attention to detail, and craftsmanship. These values are ingrained into Horse Thief Hollow. The award-winning beers we brew, the Southern-inspired food we make from scratch, our knowledgeable staff. Every inch of the old Beverly carpet store that we converted into a brewpub represents these values.

Yep, he did that

Neil Byers Wins 2015 James Tyree Award

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The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce selected Horse Thief Hollow owner Neil Byers from a field of more than 70 entrepreneurs, singling him out for his community involvement at the innovative brewery and restaurant. The James Tyree Emerging Business Leadership award is presented annually to a fast-growing small business in Chicagoland.

Feathers in our cap

Horse Thief Hollow captures medals in prestigious beer competitions

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We brew great beer and have the bling to prove it. We brought home a Bronze Medal from the 2016 Great American Beer Festival for our Prunckle’s Dunkel, a dark German lager with nutty malted sweetness. The 2014 World Beer Cup awarded us a Silver Medal for our The 2014 World Beer Cup awarded us a Silver Medal for our Cheval Deux, our fall seasonal French brown ale infused with sweet potato. And we earned a Bronze for our signature 18th Rebellion Kolsch Ale, a Zwickelbier, at the 2014 GABF.

Our Brews

On Tap at the Hollow

18th Rebellion

5.50

(Bronze Medal, 2014 GABF) German Zwickelbier ~ 5.0% ABV, 20 IBU. 16 oz pint.

Margarita Gose

7.00

German-style sour ale infused with citrus and salt and aged in tequila barrels ~ 6.25% ABV, N/A IBU. 12 oz Snifter.

This Alt House

5.50

Düsseldorf-style German Alt brewed with local Wild Blossom Honey ~ 6.3% ABV, 40 IBU. 16 oz pint.

Kitchen Sink

5.50

Pale Ale with a juicy burst of hops, inspired by Neil’s lean home brewing days. ~ 5.7% ABV, 45 IBU. 16 oz pint.

Annexation Ale

6.00

American IPA with Pine and Citrus ~ 7.2% ABV, 40 IBU. 16 oz pint.

Ridge Rider

6.00

American Pale Ale with tropical hop notes ~ 5.8% ABV, 78 IBU. 16 oz pint.

Northeast by Southwest

7.00

Juicy, New England-style IPA brewed with plenty of oats ~ 6.75% ABV, 100 IBU. 16 oz pint.

Olde Hollow Premium Malt Liquor

5.50

High-gravity lager brewed for HTH's 4th Anniversary ~ 7.0% ABV, 25 IBU. 16 oz. pint.

Mild Ale

5.50

Light, malty English-style ale with notes of toffee and raisin ~ 3.7% ABV, 10 IBU. 16 oz. pint.

Cheval Deux (Silver Medal, 2014 World Beer Cup)

4.00

Bier de Garde with sweet potato and spices added ~ 6% ABV, 25 IBU. 12 oz. snifter

Purple Cow

6.00

Milk Stout with black currants ~ 5.20% ABV, 35 IBU. 16 oz pint.