Hairy Cow Brewing Company

Craft Beer, Artisan Pizza, and So Much More Waiting For You on the Banks of the Beautiful Rock River


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Saturday Brewery Tours are Now Open!

Every Saturday, we offer 30 minute tours where you will learn about Hairy Cow Brewing Company, see our brewing process, and sample different beers.  We run tours hourly starting at 1:00 P.M., with our last tour starting at 5:00 P.M.   Tours are $10 per person and include a complimentary glass.

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Hairy Cow Brewing Company

450 E. Blackhawk Drive, Byron, IL 61010

At Hairy Cow Brewing Company, Ogle County’s very first brewpub, we strive to make the best craft beer possible. But we’re so much more. Whether you’re hoping to snuggle up to a cozy fireplace with a steaming cappuccino this winter, or craving a cold beer by the river bank on a warm summer evening, Hairy Cow Brewing Company is the place for you. No matter the season, you’ll enjoy amazing river views year-round while you…

  • Enjoy homemade artisan pizzas with your family
  • Order a craft cocktail or designer coffee drink from our full bar
  • Meet your friends and try the newest variety of hand-crafted beers
  • Select from our full menu of fresh, tasty, locally-sourced dishes

All of your favorites are served up by our friendly staff in a welcoming atmosphere you’ll want to visit again and again. We hope to see you soon!

Opening Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Hairy Cow Brewing Company Beer and Pizza

What's On Tap at Hairy Cow BRewing Company?

American Hairy IPA


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Thank you to everyone who has visited HCB since we began serving on our covered patio and in the beer garden. The past few weekends have been a blast and, I am happy to report, we plan to start seating/serving in the taproom again next Friday, June 26th! Thursday we...

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Welcome to Hairy Cow Brewing Company

Welcome to Hairy Cow Brewing Company

Welcome to the Hairy Cow Brewing Company website. Our taproom is currently closed due to the pandemic, but we plan to open to curbside beer sales soon. We opened our doors December 18, 2018 to overwhelming support from the Byron community, foodies, and craft beer...

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