Dovetail Brewery

Chicago, IL

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    Dovetail Lager

    Pale Lager · 4.8% ABV

    Their Lager is unfiltered, golden, malty, rich, creamy, and complex, with aromas of malt & fresh hops.
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    Dovetail Festbier

    Oktoberfest · 6.8% ABV

    Festbier/Märzen
  • Mini dovetail kriek 1

    Dovetail Kriek

    Lambic - Fruit · 6.5% ABV

    Spontaneously fermented in the Belgian lambic tradition but with Chicago microbes and 2300 pounds of fresh Balaton cherries from Michigan.
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    Dovetail Rauchbier

    Smoked Beer · 5.3% ABV

    This beer is dark with reddish tones and an off-white head with a rocky foam standing above the rim of the glass...
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    Dovetail Hefeweizen

    German Hefeweizen · 4.8% ABV

    This beer is easy to drink with a lingering, pleasant aftertaste. A rich, yolky-orange wheat beer, featuring the aroma of clove and fruit in perfect balance...
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    Dovetail Vienna

    Vienna Lager · 5.1% ABV

    Copper in color, with a warm, malty character, it's made with 100% Vienna malt and Styrian Golding hops
  • Mini dovetail bourbon barrel rauchbier 1

    Dovetail Bourbon Barrel Rauchbier

    Smoked Beer · 9.0% ABV

    A limited-release Bock-strength Rauchbier aged in bourbon barrels from Koval Distillery.
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    Dovetail Maibock

    Maibock · 6.9% ABV

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    Dovetail Winter Bock

    Doppelbock · 7.6% ABV

    100% barley malt lager with reddish tones from the generous addition of carmel malt.
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    Dovetail Czech Dark Lager

    Lager · 5.3% ABV

    Inspired by JP's afternoon in Prague drinking at U Fleku — a brewery that’s been making dark lager more than 500 years — Dovetail’s Czech Dark Lager is a malt showcase of chocolate, bread crust, ca...
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    Dovetail Dunkelweizen

    Dunkelweizen · 5.1% ABV

    A dark hefeweizen for Fall and Winter. This beer features rich chocolate and roast notes in addition to clove and banana found in traditional hefewiezens.
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    Dovetail Framboise

    Lambic - Fruit · 6.5% ABV

    A blend of four barrels of our traditionally-made, spontaneously-fermented beer from Fall 2016 and Spring 2017, and aged for 10 months on 225 kg of Michigan raspberries.
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    Dovetail Holiday Bock

    Bock · 6.1% ABV

    This beer is brewed for merrymaking. It's 100% barley malt lager with reddish tones from the generous addition of caramel malt.
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    Dovetail Zoigl

    4.0% ABV

    Zoigl is a tradition of beer made in the Oberpfalz region of Bavaria...
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    Dovetail Bohemian-Style Pilsner

    Pilsner · 5.1% ABV

    The Bohemian pilsener has a slightly sweet and evident malt character and a toasted, biscuit-like, bready malt character...
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    Dovetail Grodziskie Oak Smoked Wheat Ale

    Grodziskie · 3.8% ABV

    Cool and refreshing, this soft summer beer goes down nice and easy. Pale straw in color, with a spirited effervescence, Grodziskie is the specialty beer of its namesake town in Poland...
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    Dovetail Helles Lager

    Helles Lager · 4.4% ABV

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    Dovetail Hopfenlager

    Dortmunder · 4.8% ABV

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    Dovetail Pêche

    Lambic - Fruit · 6.5% ABV

    One barrel of our traditionally-made, spontaneously-fermented beer aged on peaches from a tree in Hagen's aunt and uncle's yard. A limited, draft-only release.
  • Mini dovetail rauchweizen 1

    Dovetail Rauchweizen

    German Hefeweizen · 3.8% ABV

    A smoked version of Hefeweizen
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    Dovetail Vienna-Style Lager

    Lager · 5.2% ABV

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    Dovetail X01

    Flanders Red Ale · 5.5% ABV

    X01, our first experimental release, is what we call a "Flanders Rauch." It begins life as our Franconian-style Rauchbier...
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    Dovetail X02 Wild Table Beer

    American Wild Ale · 6.0% ABV

    Our 2nd limited-edition special release—a boundless beer that’s never been done before and defies style guidelines: part Dovetail Lager, part lambic-style spontaneous, born of wild Chicago microbes...
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    12.25.19

    Lambic - Gueuze · 6.9% ABV

    12.25.19 is a spontaneously fermented beer brewed with non-traditional, aromatic malts alongside Pilsner malt and raw wheat. 12.25.19 was brewed on Christmas Day 2019.
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    2018 Dovetail Kriek

    Lambic - Fruit · 6.5% ABV

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    2019 Dovetail Kriek

    Lambic - Fruit · 6.5% ABV

    Every July, we spend a day destemming Michigan-grown Balton cherries from the year's harvest...
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    2020 Dovetail Kriek

    Lambic - Fruit · 6.5% ABV

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    2020 Dovetail Myrtille

    Lambic - Fruit · 6.5% ABV

    A blend of 4 different barrels of our spontaneously fermented beer from 2 different seasons in 2017...
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    Dovetail 12.24.16

    Lambic - Faro · 6.5% ABV

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    Dovetail 12.25.16

    Lambic - Gueuze · 6.5% ABV

    ‘Twas the night before Christmas ... in 2016 and a very rare bit of warm weather swept Chicago—warm enough to spontaneously ferment a beer out of season...
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    Dovetail Altbier

    Altbier · 5.1% ABV

    Our take on the Düsseldorf classic.
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    Dovetail Barrel Aged Rauch Doppelbock (Koval Bourbon)

    Doppelbock · 9.5% ABV

    A Doppelbock brewed with smoked malts and aged in Koval Bourbon barrels.
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    Dovetail Barrel Aged Rauch Doppelbock (Koval Rye)

    Doppelbock · 9.5% ABV

    Doppelbock brewed with smoked malts and aged in Koval barrels.
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    Dovetail Cab Franc 2020

    Lambic - Fruit · 7.0% ABV

    A 3 barrel blend of 1 & 2 year spontaneous beer. Re-fermented on 150 LBS of Cabernet Franc grapes for an additional 6 months...
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    Dovetail Cassis 2020

    Lambic - Fruit · 6.5% ABV

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    Dovetail Dunkel

    Dunkel · 5.1% ABV

    Here is Dovetail’s version, inspired by the monks—it delivers a rich and chocolatey roastiness on those cooler days.
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    Dovetail Elderflower

    Lambic - Fruit · 6.5% ABV

    A friend of ours brought us a bunch of elderflower from a forest reserve he manages; we added it to a 1-and-2 year blend of our spon beers. Elderflower is said to open up doors to fairy worlds.
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    Dovetail Flanders Rauch

    Flanders Red Ale · 5.5% ABV

    Franconian smoked lagers and Belgian sours— into a distinct style. Crazy and complex, smoke and tart with a hint of funk.
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    Dovetail Fraise 2020

    Lambic - Fruit · 6.5% ABV

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    Dovetail Framboise 2020

    Lambic - Fruit · 6.5% ABV

    This is Dovetail’s second season of Framboise...
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    Dovetail Framboise Noire 2020

    Lambic - Fruit · 6.5% ABV

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    Dovetail Grodziskie

    Smoked Beer · 3.8% ABV

    Light, citrus-like overtones with a surprising glimmer of spice and smoke.
  • Mini dovetail hopfenweisse 1

    Dovetail Hopfenweisse

    German Hefeweizen · 5.1% ABV

    A hoppier version of our Hefeweizen, made with Illinois-grown Cascade.
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    Dovetail Jack Daniels Vignette 2019

    Lambic - Gueuze · 8.3% ABV

    A single barrel from the first ever batch of spontaneous beer brewed at Dovetail in spring of 2016...
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    Dovetail Kölsch

    Kolsch · 4.2% ABV

    A refreshing, mildly spicy, mildly fruity ale. A happy beer, easy to drink, makes you want to have glass after glass. A wonderful stand of foam above the rim of a traditional .2L Stange.
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    Dovetail Kolschbock

    Bock · 6.2% ABV

    Kolschbock-style ale. Fruity, Bold, Delicious.
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    Dovetail Kölsch Stout Ale

    Kolsch · 4.2% ABV

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    Dovetail Pêche 2020

    Lambic - Fruit · 6.5% ABV

    One barrel of our traditionally-made, spontaneously-fermented beer aged on peaches from a tree in Hagen's aunt and uncle's yard.
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    Dovetail Petit Gueuze

    Lambic - Gueuze · 6.5% ABV

    A one-and-two year blend of our spontaneous beers made in the Lambic tradition of the Senne Valley.
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    Dovetail Pils

    Pilsner · 5.2% ABV

    Not a a Bohemian Pilsner, but one of many delicious interpretations of Pils outside of Bohemia. Dry-hopped with Lemon Drop.
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