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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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Chicago Magazine Likes Us! They Really Like Us!

We’re pretty stoked to make Chicago Magazine’s list of 50 Best Bars in Chicago.  The February 2017 edition includes Horse Thief Hollow at spot #35. Do we like to see the South Side represented? You know it! There’s not a lot of ink to spare when you write a roundup of bars, so we appreciate Chicago Magazine recommending […]

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Paying it Forward

Our own Neil Byers is paying it forward. Four years after friends at Saugatuck Brewing Company helped him realize his own brewing dream, Neil is helping a local brewer get his start. John Brand plans to open his own craft brewery in the old O’Brien’s Pub a few blocks down Western Avenue from Horse Thief, and […]

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It’s Madness! HTH Captures the Chicago Brewery Bracket Championship

I think we’re David in this Goliath story, but we’ll take it. has crowned us the 2016 Chicago Brewery Bracket Champion! The South Side prevailed against 15 other top-notch competitors to come out on top, after a total of 27,537 votes were submitted in the contest. We’re humbled to earn the honor, and we know […]

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Neil on the Noon Biz Hour at WBBM Radio

Listen to Neil describe his plans for Horse Thief Hollow on WBBM News Radio’s “Entrepreneur Friday” segment yesterday!  

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Neil Byers Wins 2015 James Tyree Award

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  Award for Emerging Business Leadership is presented annually to a fast-growing small business in Chicagoland. Read the Chamber’s announcement […]

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