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Been a Great Rye’d

The Beginning I met David Williams at a CHAOS home-brew competition in April 2012. Horse Thief was in its early stages of development. Although I had a decent grasp on brewing, I felt the need to find someone more proficient. Dave handed me a Barrel Aged Belgian Quad he made that, to this day, is […]

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Upcoming March Events

It’s hoppin’ at the Hollow. Gonna catch our breath and let you know about a few fun events coming up that you won’t want to miss! Chicago Polar Plunge After Party Sunday, March 3, 3:00 pm Join us at the Hollow for a Chicago Polar Plunge After Party to benefit Marty & Reese’s Warriors. This […]

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Happy Birthday to Us!

Who’s celebrating  their Golden Birthday in 2019? We are! Horse Thief Hollow turns 6 on February 6, 2019. Join us this Wednesday for a low-key celebration, including live music from Common Allies. To pay homage to our early years, our talented kitchen and bar crew have dreamed up this Throwback Menu for you. Cheers to […]

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Shutdown Special: HTH Offers Free Lunch to Unpaid Workers

Announcing our Shutdown Special! In response to the lack of leadership that led our government to shut down, HTH is offering FREE LUNCH to federal government employees on unpaid furlough. Bring your government ID to Horse Thief Hollow next week, and enjoy lunch on us! We’re offering free lunch to help ease the strain on […]

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HTH Gets Live, Loud & Local for Beverly Art Walk Sept. 29

Local art + live music + HTH craft beer are here for your pleasure this Saturday during and after the 5th Annual Beverly Art Walk! We’ll be Live, Loud & Local with great music acts performing all day! Stop in to see our latest exhibit installed for the 5th annual art walk. Featuring original works by […]

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To Lizzy, with Love

Long before I got the crazy notion to turn an old carpet store into a craft brewery and restaurant, I was friends with Lizzy Benner. Her positions in my life include babysitter, neighbor, bartender, front of house manager and most importantly, dear friend. I continue to be amazed at the person she has become. Lizzy […]

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HTH Doors Closing Briefly Sept 3–6 for Upgrades

Horse Thief fans: a head’s up that we’ll be closed Sept. 3–6 to do some construction and maintenance projects in the kitchen, restaurant, bar, and bathrooms. It’s time for some HTH upgrades! Pretty much ALL of our surfaces will be changing, but many of the changes won’t be visible to customers because they’ll be happening […]

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Valentine’s Prix Fixe Menu at Horse Thief Hollow

Bring your love to the Hollow on Tuesday, February 14, for a special Valentine’s Prix Fixe dinner. Enjoy a three-course menu for $29.99 that features special dishes that HTH owner and chef Neil Byers has planned just for Valentine’s, plus some crowd favorites from our regular menu. Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Menu Choose one item […]

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Mardis Gras Menu at the Hollow: Fat Tuesday Prix Fixe Special

After you’ve had your kolaczkis, treat yourself to a special Mardis Gras dinner at Horse Thief on Feb. 13! Neil’s debuting a Fat Tuesday Pre Fixe menu featuring a mixture of house favorites and specialty dishes. There are options for everyone on his three-course Mardis Gras menu. What to choose, what to choose? Fat Tuesday […]

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“Chicago’s Best Brew Pub” filming at HTH Sept. 25

Even more proof that the #SouthSideAin’taFluke. The crew from “Chicago’s Best” will be filming at Horse Thief Hollow on Monday, Sept. 25, at 3:00 pm. The segment is for their Oct. 22 Chicago’s Best Brew Pub episode. What dish is Neil concocting to share with Chicagoland viewers? We’re not spilling the beans here. Is it a buzzworthy […]

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