Press Release | Mon May 15, 2017, 10:47 AM EST


  • Overhead view

    Overhead view

  • Enter here for Beer and Pretzels

    Enter here for Beer and Pretzels

  • Dovetail Beer

    Dovetail Beer

  • From left: co-owners and brewers Hagen Dost and Bill Wesselink. Beers: rauchbier, hefeweizen and lager.

    From left: co-owners and brewers Hagen Dost and Bill Wesselink. Beers: rauchbier, hefeweizen and lager.

    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, Dovetail Brewery

    Bill Wesselink and Hagen Dost, Dovetail Brewery

    Bill Wesselink and Hagen Dost, owners/brewmasters, Dovetail Brewery. Photo credit: Cindy Kurman
  • Dovetail Brewery

    Dovetail Brewery

  • Begyle Brewing Company's taproom

    Begyle Brewing Company's taproom

    Begyle Brewing Company's taproom is located at 1800 W. Cuyler Ave., Chicago
  • Dog Friendly Dovetail Tap Room photo by Cindy Kurman

    Dog Friendly Dovetail Tap Room photo by Cindy Kurman

  • Mayfestiverary 2017

    Mayfestiverary 2017

    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
  • Begyle Brewing Co. logo

    Begyle Brewing Co. logo

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
Time Band
12PM  Chirp Radio live broadcast
1PM  Chirp Radio live broadcast
2PM  Toasted Allmans
3PM  The Diving Bell
4PM  The Purcells
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
1PM  Arc Impulse
2PM  Abandom
3PM  Furious Frank
4PM  Drew Neely & The Heroes
5PM  Bank Notes
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.
 
See what the media is saying about Dovetail here and subscribe to Dovetail's news here.
 
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


Media Contacts

Bill Wesselink
Owner
Cindy Kurman
Public Relations
Dovetail Brewery
Hagen Dost
Owner
Lee Barrie
Public Relations

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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



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