Dovetail Brewery's New Menu, Extended Taproom Hours, Events and Tours


Chicago’s popular new brewery, Dovetail Brewery (1800 W. Belle Plaine, 773-683-1414) is expanding its taproom hours for customers. The taproom will now be open Wednesday- Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday 2 p.m.-10 p.m.; and Saturday 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Tuesday, the taproom will be available for private events. Tours of the brewery are held every Saturday beginning at 11. The Cost is $15, and includes 3 beers.

Upcoming Events

Friday, June 24, 5:00 pm Dovetail Brewery will host a barbecue with food truck Cookout on Wheels, featuring a whole smoked pig

Saturday, June 25, 3-9 pm Ravenswood On Tap, 1801 W. Foster. Ravenswood area brewery festival.

Friday, July 1, 6-9 pm Dovetail Brewery will team up with Ravenswood neighbors Dos Ricco’s, featuring Mexican Korean Fusion

Saturday, July 9, 6-9 pm Dovetail Brewery will host Chicago Pizza Boss, featuring authentic brick oven pizza

New Menu Items

In addition to Dovetail’s Lager, Hefeweizen and Rauchbier, the taproom is now offering Radlers, a refreshing mix of sparkling lemonade and beer. Dovetail’s version mixes local Chicago soda producer Filbert’s Lemon/Lime with its Lager or Hefeweizen, or for a different twist, the Rauchbier mixed with Filbert’s Draft Root Beer. Chicago’s Filbert’s Draft Root Beer and Draft Lemon/Lime are also available on tap for a drink everyone can enjoy.

Where Dovetail Beers are Available

Chicago-area bars now carrying Dovetail beers include:

    Long Room
    Kaiser Tiger
    Paddy Long’s
    The Northman
    Bar on Buena
    The Beer Bistro
    Rocks North Center
    Mrs. Murphy’s & Sons


About Dovetail Brewery

Dovetail Brewery, located at 1800 W. Belle Plaine in Chicago, Illinois, is a craft brewery specializing in delicious, balanced beers brewed using traditional German and Belgian brewing methods. Signature beers include unfiltered German-style lagers, traditional Hefeweizen, Rauchbier and Lambic-style sour beers. Dovetail Brewery also produces a variety of special seasonal beers.

The 22,000 square foot brewing facility includes an attractive tap room that is open to the public for drinking and retail sales. The tap room is also available as a rental space for private events.

For more information about Dovetail Brewery, please visit the brewery’s website at (under construction), their newsroom at or contact Bill Wesselink by email at or Hagen Dost by email at For additional information, call 773-683-1414.
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Contact Bill Wesselink by email at or Hagen Dost by email at

Phone: 773-683-1414