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 craft 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 Gold Medal in the 2018 World Beer Cup and a Silver in the 2017 Great American Beer Festival for our French farmhouse ale Bière de Voleur, or Thief’s Beer. In 2016, we earned Bronze in the Great American Beer Festival for our Prunckle’s Dunkel, a dark German lager with nutty malted sweetness. We also snagged first place in the 2016 Festival of Barrel Aged Beers for a Bavarian wheat beer called Hilltop Weizenbock. The 2014 World Beer Cup awarded us a Silver Medal for our Cheval Deux, a 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

Little Wing

6.00; 4-pack 16 oz. cans ~ 10.00; 64 oz. growler ~ 16.00

American Pilsner brewed with 100% malted barley. ~ 5.2% ABV, 22 IBU. 16 oz. pint.

18th Rebellion

6.00; 64 oz. growler ~ 15.00

Zwickelbier, or unfiltered kolsch. One of HTH’s first beers and house favorites makes a long awaited return. A crisp and clean lager-like ale. ~ 5.9% ABV, 20 IBU, 16 oz. pint.

Brewery Gnomes

6.00; 64 oz. growler ~ 29.00

Barrel aged in oak for one year, this Gose is naturally soured and finished with salt and a touch of cherries. ~ 6.3% ABV, 3 IBU, 12 oz. snifter.

Ruby Waves

7.00; 64 oz. growler ~ 20.00

Blackberry Kettle Sour Ale. Fermented on more than 200 lbs of blackberry purée, Ruby Waves is lightly tart and refreshingly fruity. ~ 6.1% ABV, 15 IBU. 16 oz. pint.

6410

7.00; 64 oz. growler ~ 16.00

Hoppy wheat ale brewed with Amarillo and Citra hops, fermented with Hefeweizen yeast. ~ 5.5% ABV, 40 IBU. 16 oz. pint.

Ridge Rider

6.00; 64 oz. growler ~ 16.00

New school American Pale Ale with Citra & Mosaic hops ~ 5.8% ABV, 78 IBU. 16 oz. pint.

Kitchen Sink

6.00; 64 oz. growler ~ 16.00

American Pale Ale brewed with American and European hops and flaked rye. ~ 5.7% ABV, 45 IBU. 16 oz. pint.

Spoonful

7.00; 4-pack 16 oz. cans ~ 16.00; 64 oz. growler ~ 22.00

Double dry-hopped Hazy IPA. ~ 6.5% ABV, 100 IBU. 16 oz. pint.

Cheval Deux

6.00

Bière de Garde, or French Farmhouse Ale. A 2014 World Beer Cup Silver Medalist, this unique ale is infused with sweet potatoes, vanilla, and spices. ~ 5.8% ABV, 25 IBU. 12 oz snifter.

Howdy!

6.00; 64-oz. growler ~ $16

Classic Saison inspired by the Belgian farmhouse brewing tradition. Notes of lemon peel, peppercorn, and juicy fruit with a dry finish that begs for another sip. ~ 7.1% ABV, 29 IBU, 16 oz. pint.

Caolila

6.00; 64 oz. growler ~ 26.00

Wee Heavy Ale. Pronounced "Cull-EE-la," this strong, dark copper ale has flavors of caramel, dark cherry, toffee and plum. Malty and rich with a hint of booze. ~ 8.9% ABV, 30 IBU. 12 oz. snifter.

Wooden Lynx

$8.00; 64 oz. growler ~ 29.00

Barleywine fermented with Norwegian Kviek yeast, aged in Buffalo Trace barrels. ~ 12.5% ABV, 60 IBU. 12 oz. snifter.