Press Release | Mon May 15, 2017, 10:47 AM EST
Chicago’s craft beer lovers are in for a treat this Memorial Day weekend. Dovetail Brewery and Begyle are joining forces to host Mayfestiversary, a friendly block party celebrating Dovetail’s one year anniversary and the second anniversary of Begyle Brewing’s taproom. The fest will be held from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28, outside of Dovetail Brewery, 1800 W. Belle Plaine. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Foundations of Music.
For this epic block party, Belle Plaine Avenue will be closed from Ravenswood to the CTA tracks, giving Dovetail and Begyle fans ample room to roam around and enjoy a variety of food trucks, live music, games and of course, Dovetail and Begyle beer served in an outside bar and in their tap rooms. Among the Dovetail beers on tap is its first ever Maibock. Note that beer service ends at 9 p.m. outside only.
Some of Chicago’s best food trucks will be on hand. From pizza to lobster to sausage to hand-crafted allergen-free canine cookies, ice creams and frozen yogurts, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. On Saturday, catch BopBar Truck starting at noon, Bruges Brothers from noon to 5 p.m., DönerMen from 3 to 8 p.m., The Roost from 5 to 8 p.m., Pizza Boss from noon to 9 p.m., Sausagefest from 6 to 9 p.m. and Fido To Go from noon until the event is over. Enjoy your goodies while seated at the onsite picnic tables.
Sunday’s food truck lineup includes: Happy Lobster from noon to 3 p.m., Bop Bar from noon to 4 p.m., Bruges Brothers from noon to 9 p.m., DönerMen from 2 to 7 p.m., The Roost from 3 to 6 p.m., Pizza Boss from noon to 9 p.m., Sausagefest from 6 to 9 p.m. and Fido To Go from noon until the event is over.
With good food, great people and even better beer, Mayfestiversary promises to be one blockbuster party. Admission is free so bring friends, family and dogs for a weekend of fun.
Mayfestiversary Music Lineup:
|Saturday, May 27|
|12PM||Chirp Radio live broadcast|
|1PM||Chirp Radio live broadcast|
|3PM||The Diving Bell|
|5PM||I Lost Control|
|6PM||Brett Knickerbocker & The Lost Signal|
|7PM||Catfish and the Dogstars|
|8PM||Woodrow Heart & The Haymaker|
|Sunday, May 28|
|12PM||Wylde by Nature|
|4PM||Drew Neely & The Heroes|
|6PM||Uncle Jesse & The Rippers|
|7PM||Robert Rolfe Feddersen|
|8PM||Chirp Radio live broadcast|
About Dovetail Brewery
Dovetail Brewery, located at 1800 W. Belle Plaine in Chicago, Illinois, is a craft brewery owned by brewers Hagen Dost and Bill Wesselink, 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.
Taproom hours are: Tuesday- 2 pm - 10 pm; Wednesday- 2 pm - 10 pm; Thursday- 2 pm - 10 pm; Friday- noon - 11 pm; Saturday- 11 am - 11 pm; Sunday- 10 am - 8 pm.
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.
Dovetail Brewery delivers beer by the keg to venues near the brewery and also to some select venues closer to the Loop. All bars, taverns and restaurants in the greater Chicagoland area that wish to serve Dovetail beer on tap are welcome to pick up kegs, in two sizes, at the brewery during normal business hours.
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For more information about Dovetail Brewery, please visit the brewery’s website at http://dovetailbrewery.com, their newsroom at http://www.newsline360.com/dovetailbrewery or contact Bill Wesselink or Hagen Dost by email. For information about special events, promotions and private events, contact Adrianne Dost. For additional information, call 773-683-1414.
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Press Release | Mon May 15, 2017, 10:47 AM EST
From left: co-owners and brewers Hagen Dost and Bill Wesselink. Beers: rauchbier, hefeweizen and lager. Photo credit: Dovetail Brewery
Bill Wesselink and Hagen Dost, owners/brewmasters, Dovetail Brewery. Photo credit: Cindy Kurman
Begyle Brewing Company's taproom is located at 1800 W. Cuyler Ave., Chicago
Chicago’s craft beer lovers are in for a treat this Memorial Day weekend. Dovetail Brewery and Begyle are joining forces to host Mayfestiversary, a friendly block party celebrating Dovetail’s one year anniversary and the second anniversary of Begyle Brewing’s taproom. The fest will be held from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May