Scratch Brewing Company

Ava, IL

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  • Mini scratch spring tonic 1

    Scratch Spring Tonic

    Spiced Beer · 4.5% ABV

    This is a better gruit!Brewed with no hops just flowers. Dry, mildly tart.
  • Mini scratch kvass 1

    Scratch Kvass

    Sour Ale · 4.1% ABV

    Sour ale brewed with toasted rye bread & caraway seeds.
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    Scratch Strawberry Rhubarb

    Gruit · 5.5% ABV

    This bottle-conditioned sour beer was brewed over a direct fire in our copper kettle with Vienna and Munich malt from our friends at Sugar Creek in Indiana...
  • Mini scratch blonde gruit

    Scratch Blonde Gruit

    4.5% ABV

    A gruit made with plants other than hops, including dandelion, dock, and ginger. spicy, ginger aroma gives way to a green, tea-like tonic with low bitterness.
  • Mini scratch stein gruit stout

    Scratch Stein Gruit Stout

    6.0% ABV

    Stout brewed entirely with hot granite rocks as the heat source. No hops were used to bitter this beer, only dandelion greens in the boil. Lightly tart and roasty, an easy drinking stout.
  • Mini scratch barrel aged sahti with brett 1

    Scratch Barrel Aged Sahti with Brett

    Sahti · 6.0% ABV

    A deep red sahti that was refermented with wild brettanomyces yeast in a chambourcin wine barrel. flavors of dark fruit are complemented by tart cherry, wood.
  • Mini scratch blackberry lavender 1

    Scratch Blackberry & Lavender

    Sour Ale · 5.5% ABV

    Bottle Conditioned Sour Ale Brewed Without Hops. Battered and Flavored with Southern Illionois-Grown Blackberries and Lavender, and Fermented with Our Wild House Mixed Culture.
  • Mini scratch chanterelle 1

    Scratch Chanterelle

    Biere de Garde · 6.5% ABV

    Biere De Garde brewed with Chanterelle Mushrooms.
  • Mini scratch cherry bark biere de garde 1

    Scratch Cherry Bark Biere de Garde

    Biere de Garde · 6.6% ABV

    French farmhouse ale brewed with foraged wild cherry bark.
  • Mini scratch herbal porter 1

    Scratch Herbal Porter

    Porter · 5.7% ABV

    English style porter brewed with rye and herbs from our garden, including lavender and wild bee balm. A unique beer with a savory, oregano-like finish.
  • Mini scratch nettle ginger gruit 1

    Scratch Nettle Ginger Gruit

    Spiced Beer · 5.4% ABV

    A straw yellow colored ale brewed without hops. the sweetness in this beer is balanced by the addition of ginger and nettle, which give a green and slightly peppery quality to the finish
  • Mini scratch apricot honey braggot

    Scratch Apricot Honey Braggot

    8.3% ABV

    Dark amber, half honey-half malt beer brewed with apricots. This is the only keg we didn’t age in barrels so you can taste the braggot true to style.
  • Mini scratch ba chanterelle tripel 1

    Scratch BA Chanterelle Tripel

    Biere de Garde · 6.2% ABV

    Brewed w/ 5 gallons of locally harvested chanterelle mushrooms. Earthy apricot aroma complements a spicy medium-bodied beer w/ a dry finish.
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    Scratch Barrel-Aged Apple

    Sour Ale · 5.7% ABV

    Bottle-conditioned sour ale brewed w/o hops. Made with grain from Sugar Creek Malt and re-fermented with pressed juice from Southern Illinois apples.
  • Mini scratch barrel aged aronia rye wine 1

    Scratch Barrel Aged Aronia Rye Wine

    Barley Wine · 9.2% ABV

    Prounced wine and oak aroma with a spicy dry finish from the large percentage of rye and the wild yeast.
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    Scratch Barrel Aged Chanterelle

    Biere de Garde · 9.3% ABV

    high gravity beer made with foraged chanterelle mushrooms and toasted maple bark then fermented with our wild house mixed culture and aged in a red wine barrel...
  • Mini scratch biere de garde 1

    Scratch Biere de Garde

    Biere de Garde · 6.8% ABV

    A traditional Belgian Bière de Garde brewed for five hours. Boiled on the forest floor over a wood fire in a cast-iron kettle around which a hand-packed mud and brick oven was fashioned.
  • Mini scratch blackberry weiss 1

    Scratch Blackberry Weiss

    Berliner Weisse · 3.8% ABV

    Sour wheat beer + local Blackberries.
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    Scratch Black Trumpet Biere de Mars

    Biere de Garde · 6.9% ABV

    It’s a clean-drinking, amber and malty French farmhouse-style beer that finishes earthy and chocolatey.
  • Mini scratch chambourcin 1

    Scratch Chambourcin

    Porter · 5.0% ABV

    A malty, chocolatey porter aged in fresh Alto Vineyards chambourcin barrels. Rich coffee and chocolate base beer mixes with a distinctive chambourcin wine flavor.
  • Mini scratch dandelion tonic gruit 1

    Scratch Dandelion Tonic Gruit

    Scottish Ale · 4.7% ABV

  • Mini scratch dark dark bark 1

    Scratch Dark Dark Bark

    Spiced Beer · 5.1% ABV

    Black ale made with rye and mashed in an oak puncheon through a bed of cedar branches and brewed with eastern red cedar, oak bark, hickory bark, wild oregano, s
  • Mini scratch fig leaf porter 2

    Scratch Fig Leaf Porter

    Porter · 5.8% ABV

    Robust Porter w/ fig leaves
  • Mini scratch gooseberry saison 1

    Scratch Gooseberry Saison

    Saison · 6.4% ABV

    belgian farmhouse ale brewed with locally harvested gooseberries. smooth, dry lightly tart with flavors of lemon and lime.
  • Mini scratch g tlandsdricka 1

    Scratch Götlandsdricka

    Spiced Beer · 5.7% ABV

    A deep reddish brown ale made from birch sap, cedar tips, and smoked malt. a prominent fruity aroma from the cedar tips complements the moderate smokiness of the malt...
  • Mini scratch meadow saison 1

    Scratch Meadow Saison

    Saison · 5.6% ABV

    farmhouse ale brewed with a variety of meadow wildflowers and plants. aromas of mint, clove, ripe banana, orange, and flowers accompany a similar flavor with a refreshing, crisp finish.
  • Mini scratch mumm 1

    Scratch Mumm

    Traditional Ale · 5.3% ABV

    Gruit brewed with lavender, basil, pineapple sage, and elderflower. Made with mapple sap (no water).
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    Scratch Pepita

    English Mild · 4.6% ABV

    Toasty, easy drinking pub ale brewed with grains from our friends at suga creek malt, nugget hops from cl hops, and pumpkin seeds roasted in a hearth oven from lightfoot farms in murphysboro, IL an...
  • Mini scratch rauchbier 2

    Scratch Rauchbier

    Smoked Beer · 5.4% ABV

    A copper colored german beer made with smoked malt. malt that is dried over a wood fire. this gives the beer a subtle smokey character to balance the malty character.
  • Mini scratch spicebush rye abbey

    Scratch Spicebush Rye Abbey

    Belgian Ale · 5.8% ABV

    A dark brown ale brewed with belgian abbey yeast and shiso leaves (an invasive species used in Japanese cuisine). the shiso character can be described as savory, minty, licorice, etc...
  • Mini scratch spicebush tripel

    Scratch Spicebush Tripel

    8.3% ABV

    Strong, blonde belgian abbey ale brewed with spicebush berries for a bubble gum and peach aroma and a spicy, peppery finish.
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    Scratch Tumeric Sour

    Sour Ale · 4.4% ABV

    Sour ale brewed w/o hops & flavored w/ turmeric & lemongrass & fermented w/ Scratch’s wild house mixed culture
  • Mini scratch turmeric and oak leaf gruit 1

    Scratch Turmeric and Oak Leaf Gruit

    Traditional Ale · 4.9% ABV

    A beer that derives some of its taste and aroma from the particular spices, herbs or vegetables.
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    Barrel-Aged Maize

    Strong Pale Lager · 9.3% ABV

    This special beer was brewed with corn from Michalke Farms, the family farm of our maltster, Caleb Michalke, at Sugar Creek Malt...
  • Mini cedar mash saison with oak 1

    Cedar Mash Saison With Oak

    Saison · 4.7% ABV

  • Mini scratch 9 hour barleywine 1

    Scratch 9 Hour Barleywine

    Barley Wine · 10.3% ABV

    Rich, malty, english-style barleywine brewed over a wood fire for 9 hours and aged in a george dickel whiskey barrel. caramel, plum, orange, and a light vanillin flavor from the barrel.
  • Mini scratch acer saccharum

    Scratch Acer Saccharum

    9.0% ABV

    Named after the Latin for “Sugar Maple,” this beer is brewed entirely with maple sap in place of water, from trees harvested in southern Illinois...
  • Mini scratch aronia berry old ale 1

    Scratch Aronia Berry Old Ale

    Old Ale

    Strong ale brewed with local, tart aronia berries
  • Mini scratch arugula rye

    Scratch Arugula Rye

    6.0% ABV

    Rye porter bittered with organic arugula from all seasons farm in Cobden, Illinois, and blended in the fermenter with roasted arugula root, giving the beer a roasted coffee-like aroma.
  • Mini scratch bark 1

    Scratch Bark

    Sour Ale · 5.6% ABV

    Amber sour ale brewed with wild cherry bark, oak bark, and toasted hickory bark over a direct fire in our copper kettle and fermented with our wild house mixed culture.
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    Scratch Barrek Aged Tumeric Sour

    Sour Ale · 6.0% ABV

    Made without hops and brewed with turmeric from our farm and 100% Vienna malt then fermented with our wild house culture and aged in a George Dickel whiskey barrel for eight months
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    Scratch Barrel Aged Black Cherry

    Sour Ale · 5.7% ABV

    Barrel-aged sour ale brewed with wild cherry bark.
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    Scratch Barrel Aged Burdock

    Amber Ale · 6.8% ABV

    This flavored amber farmhouse beer was brewed with roasted burdock root from our garden then aged for nine months in puncheons that previously held red wine...
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    Scratch Barrel-Aged Cedar Oak

    Saison · 6.6% ABV

    Smooth, oaky, and fruity with subtle hints of juniper on the back end.
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    Scratch Barrel-Aged Chanterelle Turmeric

    Gruit · 4.4% ABV

    Barrel-aged sour ale brewed without hops. Bittered and flavored with turmeric from our garden and chanterelles from our woods, and fermented with our wild house mixed culture...
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    Scratch Barrel-Aged Mumm

    Sour Ale · 4.2% ABV

    Sour dark ale brewed without hops...
  • Mini scratch basil ipa 1

    Scratch Basil IPA

    IPA · 6.8% ABV

  • Mini scratch belgian golden ale 1

    Scratch Belgian Golden Ale

    Blonde Ale · 5.4% ABV

    Belgian ale brewed with rye and cedar branches primed with locally harvested honey.
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