Make us a Destination!
You can make it a day, or a whole weekend excursion when you visit Hairy Cow. Visit a growing number of breweries, restaurants and entertainment venues in the region. Byron is only about an hour and a half drive from Chicago, Madison, and Milwaukee!
Tour The Brewery
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 2:00 P.M., with our last tour starting at 5:00 P.M. Tours are $10 per person and include a complimentary glass.
Saturday Brewery Tour 2PM
Saturday Brewery Tour 3PM
Saturday Brewery Tour 4PM
Saturday Brewery Tour 5PM
And, while you’re here…
Hairy Cow Brewing is part of a larger local community of craft brewers, entertainment, and hospitality destinations. While you’re here, make sure to visit these other amazing locations!
Prairie St. Brewing Co.
Upscale pub fare & beer served in old-fashioned quarters with outdoor seats overlooking the water.
Rockford Roasting Co.
Roasting and serving great coffee at our Roasting Facility + Brew Bar in downtown Rockford since fall 2014.
The Top - Embassy Suites
Tapas styled shared plates paired with unique mixologist inspired cocktails and beverages atop Embassy Suites.
Carlyle Brewing Co.
Warm local brewpub teaming an array of craft beers with simple pub grub in a brick-walled space.
Urban Forest Craft Brewing
MicroBrewery & Taproom serving over ten beers in house and to-go. Outdoor dining area.
Pig Minds Brewing
Brewery & restaurant offering rotating beers on tap & a menu highlighting vegan takes on pub grub.
Prairie Fire Golf
Beautifully appointed, temperature-controlled private hitting bays looking out onto a vast targeted range.
“Farm Distillery” property growing Vegetables, Fruits, Berries, and Herbs used in our Distillery and Tasting Room.