by / Monday, 27 July 2020 / Published in Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          Contact: Michael Cassa   630.729.0380

July 27, 2020                                                                             
Tom Beckmann 630.920.4050

GROVE, IL- The Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation announced today
that Goldfinger Brewing Company will open on July 31st at 12:00
p.m.  Goldfinger is a new production
brewery and 2,500 sq. ft. taproom located at 513 Rogers Street in Downers
Grove.  Goldfinger is an exclusively
lager beer brewery with three offerings to start: the Original Lager, Pils, and
Vienna Style Lager.

“We are a family owned brewery named after our ancestors: the
Goldfingers, who brewed beer, dealt hops, and made brewing equipment in central
Europe in the 19th century” said Owner/Brewer Tom Beckmann. “We look
forward to serving everyone at our new brewery in Downers Grove.”

modern beer hall style taproom features a 10 foot high glass giving customers a
clear view of the production facility. 
The taproom is illuminated by wrought iron chandeliers, and includes
artifacts from thier ancestor’s brewing history, including 19th
century newspaper advertisements. Goldfinger features an outdoor beer garden
with two large tents.  Guests can bring
in their own food, or order in.  In the
future, food trucks will set up in the parking lot.  There is also a multi-purpose room equipped
with a communal shuffleboard table and a dart board.

so excited that the Goldfinger Brewing Company is opening their new craft
brewery in Downers Grove” said Mayor Robert Barnett. “Tom Beckmann is
continuing a family tradition that began in Europe in the 1800s.  We wish
Tom, Alison (and Rembrandt!) all the best, and thank them for choosing our
community – welcome to Downers Grove!”  

is taking the health and safety of their staff and customers very seriously,
and therefore will only be offering outdoor seating and table service for now.  Masks are required.  For more information, please like them on
Facebook, or visit 
The phone number is 630.541.9728.

The Downers Grove Economic Development
Corporation is the official agency for economic development and tourism for the
Village of Downers Grove.  For more
information, please visit