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. The 2014 World Beer Cup awarded us a Silver Medal for our Cheval Deux, our fall seasonal French brown ale infused with sweet potato. Also in 2014, we took a Bronze with our signature 18th Rebellion Kolsch Ale, a Zwickelbier, at the 2014 Great American Beer Festival.

Our Brews

On Tap at the Hollow

18th Rebellion

5.00

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

Pink Pom Pom

6.00

German Hefeweizen with Pomegranate and Cherry juice, created for the Beverly Breast Cancer Walk and benefiting Little Company of Mary Hospital ~ 5.5% ABV, 15 IBU. 16 oz pint.

Fruits of Labor

6.00

American Wheat with Amarillo Hops and Stone Fruits ~ 5.75% ABV, 30 IBU. 16 oz pint.

Kitchen Sink

5.00

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.

Green Beret

6.00

English Brown Ale Dry Hopped with Pistachios ~ 5.3% ABV, 60 IBU. 16 oz pint.

Hollow Grounds

5.00

Oatmeal Coffee Stout featuring our in-house roasted coffee ~ 3.8% ABV, 28 IBU. 16 oz pint.

Cinnamon Girl

7.00

Imperial Stout with freshly grated Cinnamon and Madagascar Vanilla ~ 9.5% ABV, 60 IBU. 12 oz snifter.

Hefewestern

5.00

Traditional German Hefeweizen (wheat ale) with flavors of Banana and Clove ~ 5.5% ABV, 15 IBU. 16 oz Weisen glass.

This Alt House

5.50

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