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03/14/2015

Updated: 03/14/2015

On Tap: 20 | Bottles: 47 | Cans: 19

On Tap ABV Served In Price
Allagash White 5.0 16oz. Draft $5.00
Our interpretation of a traditional Belgian wheat beer. Brewed with a generous portion of wheat and spiced with coriander and Curacao orange peel, this beer is fruity, refreshing and slightly cloudy in appearance.
Coors Light 4.2 16oz. Draft $3.00
Green Flash Hop Odyssey Cedar Plank Pale Ale 6.3 16oz. Draft $6.00
This hoppy pale ale starts out as 30th Street Pale Ale and then undergoes Spanish cedar aging. Wood aging imparts an intense cedar aroma which dominates the dry hop... more
Half Acre Daisy Cutter 5.2 16oz. Draft $5.50
Daisy Cutter Pale Ale is a West Coast Strong Pale Ale, focusing on the aromatic qualities of the hops. A master blend of five different hops creates a powerful nose and a dynamic flavor.
Half Acre Senita IPA 7.0 16oz. Draft $6.00
This India Pale Ale shoots straight to the bitter edge before falling into a mellow haze. Deep gold and ready to travel into the distance.
Krombacher Pils 4.8 12oz. Draft $4.50
With Krombacher Pils you enjoy a distinctive, finely bitter taste and a full-flavored aroma – this is a genuine premium pilsner beer. It has plenty of taste but drinks like a light beer.
Lagunitas A Little Sumpin Sumpin Ale 7.5 16oz. Draft $5.00
A truly unique style featuring a strong hop finish on a silky body. A filtered pale wheat ale that is great for both IPA and wheat beer fans.
Lagunitas Brown Shugga 2014 9.9 10oz. Draft $4.00
An aborted batch of their Old Gnarleywine ended up tasting nearly as good as that they were hoping for, so they bottled it. God bless capitalism.
Lagunitas IPA 6.2 16oz. Draft $5.00
Lagunitas IPA was their first seasonal way back in 1995. The recipe was formulated with malt and hops working together to balance it all out on your ‘buds so you can knock back more than one without wearing yourself out... more
Miller Genuine Draft (MGD) 4.7 16oz. Draft $3.00
Miller Lite 4.2 16oz. Draft $3.00
Spaten Premium Lager 5.2 14oz. Draft $5.50
This beer is Spaten speciality. In 1894 Spaten became the first brewery in Munich to produce this brand of light lager. Golden in color with a well-balanced hop-flavor. The full rounded body is a superb balance between hops and a malty sweetness... more
Stella Artois 5.2 16oz. Draft $5.50
Stella Artois is a classic Belgian lager, golden in color with exceptional clarity and a spicy hop character.
Stone Arrogant Bastard 7.2 16oz. Draft $6.00
This is an aggressive beer. You probably won’t like it. It is quite doubtful that you have the taste or sophistication to appreciate an ale of this quality and depth.
Stone/Baird/Ishii Green Tea IPA 10.1 10oz. Draft $8.00
We tip our brewing hats to the quiet elegance and humble sophistication of Japanese culture through the judicious addition of Japanese whole leaf green tea to this big, bold, spicy and herbal IPA. Cheers, Japan!
Surly Cynic 6.5 16oz. Draft $6.00
BELGIAN STYLE SAISON/PALE ALE YEAR ROUND CANS AND KEGS A pale-gold hued ale, fermented with a Belgian yeast strain, resulting in a beer that has notes of lemon citrus from the hops, and black pepper spice from the yeast, with a dry “tingly” fini
Two Brothers Domaine Dupage 5.9 16oz. Draft $5.00
This French-style country ale is deep amber in color. With a toasty, sweet caramel start, it finishes with just enough hops to clean off the palate.
Tyranena Fatal Attraction Imperial Black IPA 8.5 10oz. Draft $8.00
Her perfume seduced you, but deep down you know she's dangerous.You enjoy the experience as she reveals her black heart and bitter soul. This girl is crazy. She stalks you. Tries to destroy you... Until finally she is gone... Foreclosed upon... Time to get another.
Victory Golden Monkey 9.5 10oz. Draft $7.00
Enchanting and enlightening, this golden, frothy ale boasts an intriguing herbal aroma, warming alcohol esters on the tongue and light, but firm body to finish. Exotic spices add subtle notes to both the aroma and flavor.
Bottles ABV Served In Price
Ace Berry Cider 5.0 12oz. Bottle $6.00
Ace Berry is a mixture of raspberry, blackberry and strawberry juice added into our fermented apple cider. The resulting cider has a delicious fresh fruity taste.
Allagash Dubbel 7.0 12oz. Bottle $7.00
Allagash Dubbel boasts a deep red color and a complex malty taste. The finish is dry with subtle hints of chocolate and nuts. The yeast asserts itself by lending a classic Belgian fruitiness.
Amstel Light 3.5 12oz. Bottle $4.50
Anderson Valley Hop Ottin' IPA 7.0 12oz. Bottle $6.00
Hop Ottin' IPA is as hoppy as they come. The name means "hard working hops," in Boontling, and that tells it all... more
Breckenridge Vanilla Porter 4.7 12oz. Bottle $6.00
COLORADO, 16 IBU All the chocolate and roasted nut flavor of a classic Porter
Bud Light 4.2 12oz. Bottle $3.25
Budweiser 5.0 12oz. Bottle $3.25
Chimay Premiere (Red) 7.0 12oz. Bottle $8.00
Chimay Red is noted for its coppery colour which makes it particularly attractive. Topped with a creamy head, it gives off a light, fruity apricot aroma produced by the fermentation. The taste perceived in the mouth is a balance confirming the fruity nuances noticed in the fragrance... more
Coors Light 4.2 12oz. Bottle $3.25
Corona 4.6 12oz. Bottle $4.50
Corona Light 3.7 12oz. Bottle $4.50
Glutenberg Pale Ale 5.5 16oz. Bottle $7.00
The American pale ale Glutenberg is a gluten-free ale, brewed from millet, buckwheat, corn and quinoa. Expressive nose offers aromas of apricot and grapefruit. The mouth of a beautiful range explodes with notes of citrus, especially grapefruit, true signature of American hops... more
Great Divide Hibernation Ale 8.7 12oz. Bottle $7.00
HIBERNATION ALE has been our celebrated winter tradition since 1995. This robust, dry-hopped ale has a malty richness balanced with a complex hop profile and hearty, warming character.
Great Lakes Conway's Irish Ale 6.5 16oz. Bottle $6.00
A malty Irish ale with a notable toasty flavor derived from lightly roasted malt.
Hacker-Pschorr Weiss 5.5 16oz. Bottle $6.00
Heineken 5.0 12oz. Bottle $4.50
Heineken Light 3.2 12oz. Bottle $4.50
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Lagunitas Brown Shugga' 9.9 16oz. Bottle $6.00
An aborted batch of their Old Gnarleywine ended up tasting nearly as good as that they were hoping for, so they bottled it. God bless capitalism.
Lagunitas Daytime A Fractional IPA 4.9 12oz. Bottle $6.00
Here's an exciting new beer coming from Lagunitas called DayTime—A Fractional IPA. This is one of the new sessionable IPAs we’ve seen coming out lately and this one has an original gravity of 1.042, an ABV of only 4.9% and a big 54.2 IBU... more
Left Hand Wake Up Dead Nitro 10.2 12oz. Bottle $9.00
Here’s a black ale to brighten your day. Wake Up Dead lurks in our cellars for over 4 months before being unleashed. Hints of raisins, black licorice, coffee and dark chocolate are followed by earthy, herbal hop notes... more
Metropolitan Dynamo Copper Lager 5.6 12oz. Bottle $6.00
If malt and hops are the two poles of brewing, this beer is the gently spinning sweet spot between them. First, you’ll notice the spicy aromas of Perle and Hallertau hops. Then - wipe the foam off the tip of your nose - dive into the toasty flavors of Vienna and Munich malts... more
Metropolitan Flywheel 5.2 12oz. Bottle $6.00
The kinetic beauty of spicy hops grabs you by the nose and lets you know: this is German-inspired beer. A mild, bready malt sweetness greets you at the lips, smoothing the crisp hop flavors. Flywheel is meant for bombastic celebrations of singing voices and clamoring mugs... more
Metropolitan Krankshaft 5.0 12oz. Bottle $6.00
This bright and pleasant beer features wheat malt to round out and mellow a firm Tettnang hop flavor. With Krankshaft, we lift our glasses to the Midwestern gardener... more
Miller Genuine Draft (MGD) 4.7 12oz. Bottle $3.25
Miller High Life 4.7 12oz. Bottle $3.25
Miller High Life, the "champagne of beers," dates to 1903.
Miller Lite 4.2 12oz. Bottle $3.25
New Holland Dragon's Milk 11.0 12oz. Bottle $8.00
Dragon's Milk is a 17th century term used to describe the strong beer usually reserved for royalty. This strong ale was aged in oak for over 120 days. The aging process extracts flavors from the wood, which contribute to its complex character... more
North Coast Brother Thelonious 9.3 12oz. Bottle $8.00
A Belgian "Dark Strong Ale," this beer is rich and robust with an ABV of 9.3%. The package features a label picturing the Jazz master himself. North Coast Brewing Co. is proud to partner with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz in support of Jazz education... more
Old Style 5.0 12oz. Bottle $3.25
Old Style is an honest, unpretentious, award winning beer that has been pleasing Midwesterners for over 100 years.
Stone Ruination IPA 8.2 12oz. Bottle $8.00
So called because of its truly "ruinous" effect on your palate, this massive hop monster will change forever your preconceptions of what defines good beer. This is Stone IPA's big brother, and we mean BIG... more
Three Floyds Gumballhead 5.6 12oz. Bottle $7.00
An American Wheat Beer brewed with red wheat and boat loads of amarillo hops gives this summer brew a lemony finish. The slight haze in the bottle is from the bottle-conditioning, where yeast is added to the bottle for a secondary fermentation. Gumballhead is a Skingraft Comics hero.
Three Floyds Yum Yum 5.5 12oz. Bottle 16oz. Bottle $6.00 $6.00
Congratulations! Welcome to flavor country. This most recent FFF’s pale ale has just the malt backbone to support an explosive juicy hop profile derived from a new blend of proprietary hops. Cheers.
Three Floyds Zombie Dust 6.4 12oz. Bottle $7.00
This intensely hopped and gushing undead pale ale will be ones only respite after the zombie apocalypse. Created with our marvelous friends in the comic industry. Art by Tim Seeley
Tripel Karmeliet 8.4 12oz. Bottle $8.00
Blond, robust, smooth, and fruity three grain top fermented beer, refermented in the bottle. Brewed with pride and patience after Karmeliet tradition with wheat, oat and barley.
Two Brothers Cane & Ebel 7.0 12oz. Bottle $6.00
Cane and Ebel is one of a series of special limited-run beers in styles that are more extreme or unusual. This unique red rye beer is full of hop flavor and aroma. We add 35 pounds of Thai palm sugar to each batch... more
Two Brothers Ebel's Weiss 4.9 12oz. Bottle $6.00
Ebel's Weiss beer is a very traditional German Hefeweizen that is naturally unfiltered. It has wonderful malt sweetness and a soft aroma of clove, vanilla, and banana. This deep golden colored weiss will make you think you are in Bavaria.
Two Brothers Prairie Path 5.1 12oz. Bottle $6.00
Prairie Path Ale is a Belgian-style golden ale. Prairie Path Ale is a full flavored, slightly bitter, clean and refreshing ale. The Belgian malts along with the Saaz and Goldings hops give this beer great drinkability. GLUTEN FREE
Tyranena Rocky's Revenge Bourbon Brown Ale 5.7 12oz. Bottle $6.00
Rocky’s Revenge is an American brown ale with a portion aged in bourbon barrels. Each bourbon barrel will contribute its own unique character to this rich, satisfying ale.
Victoria 4.0 12oz. Bottle $4.50
Victoria , a pilsener-vienna type beer, is the most traditional out of Modelo´s brand portfolio. Unique for its bitterness and strong flavor which instantly pleases even the most demanding consumer. With more than 135 years of excellence, Victoria is one of the oldest beers produced in Mexico... more
Victory Golden Monkey 9.5 12oz. Bottle $6.00
Enchanting and enlightening, this golden, frothy ale boasts an intriguing herbal aroma, warming alcohol esters on the tongue and light, but firm body to finish. Exotic spices add subtle notes to both the aroma and flavor.
Victory Prima Pils 5.3 12oz. Bottle $6.00
Heaps of hops give this pale lager a bracing, herbal bite over layers of soft and smooth malt flavor. This refreshing combination of tastes makes Prima a classy quencher in the tradition of the great pilsners of Europe. Dry and delightful, this is an elegant beer. Malts: 2 row German Pilsner malt... more
Well's Banana Bread Beer 5.2 12oz. Bottle $7.00
This dark golden coloured ale hugs the palate with great intensity. Its malty aroma is complemented by the gentle nose of Banana. Its flavour unfolds with a sensual sparkle and a smart crispness, which balances its aroma perfectly... more
Wells Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale 5.0 12oz. Bottle $7.00
Based on the Great British pudding, full of rich sticky toffee-ness.
Young's Double Chocolate Stout 5.2 12oz. Bottle $7.00
Chocolate malt and real dark chocolate are combined with Young's award winning rich, full flavoured dark beer to craft a satisfyingly indulgent, but never overly sweet experience.
Cans ABV Served In Price
Anderson Valley Winter Solstice 6.9 12oz. Can $6.00
Luscious, creamy, smooth, and warming, this medium bodied ale is brewed with Caramel and crystal malts to give it just a hint of sweetness, then paired with our private blend of holiday spice and touch of vanilla. Winter Solstice Ale is great alone or as an accompaniment to any meal.
Belhaven Black Scottish Stout Nitro 4.2 16oz. Can $7.00
We reckon this is the porter equivalent of the tall dark handsome stranger, but with its blend of triple malts, roasted chocolate flavour and hop character, once you've tried this deluxe stout you'll want to get reacquainted.
Belhaven Scottish Ale Nitro 5.2 16oz. Can $7.00
Malty and hoppy, we at Belhaven love the classic Scottish Ale and we've been brewing it longer than any of the other beers we produce. Delivering a sweet, smooth and creamy finish, Scottish Ale has a stunning ruby colour in the glass.
Guinness Irish Stout Nitro 4.2 16oz. Can $6.00
This is it, the one that started it all. Crafted to perfection for over 200 years. Crack it open, and the first sip tastes as fresh as ever. The unmistakeable deep-dark colour. The crisp hint of roasted barley, the fresh breeze of hops. The refreshing bite. The bittersweet reward. Pure beauty... more
Oskar Blues Dale's Pale Ale 6.5 19oz. Can $8.00
Brewed with hefty amounts of European malts and four kinds of American hops, it delivers a blast of hop aromas, a rich middle of malt and hops, and a thrilling finish.
Oskar Blues G'Knight 8.7 16oz. Can $7.00
Our “Velvet M-80” is a hefty, dry hopped double-red ale with a nose full of aroma, a sticky mouthfeel, a malty middle and unctuous hop flavors. G’Knight sports a surprisingly sensuous finish for a beer of its size... more
Oskar Blues Mama's Little Yella Pils 5.3 12oz. Can $5.00
Oskar Blues’ Mama’s Little Yella Pils is an uncompromising, small-batch version of the beer that made Pilsen, Czech Republic, famous. Unlike mass market “pilsners” diluted with corn & rice, Mama’s is built with 100% pale malt, German specialty malts, and Saaz hops... more
Oskar Blues Old Chub 8.0 12oz. Can $6.00
Old Chub is a Scottish style ale brewed with copious amounts of crystal and chocolate malts, and a dash of beechwood-smoked malts... more
Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) 4.74 24oz. Can $6.00
Revolution Anti-Hero IPA 6.5 12oz. Can $6.00
An American hop assault. This iconic ale features a blend of four hop varieties which creates a crisp bitterness and imparts massive floral and citrus aromas.
Revolution Eugene Porter 6.8 12oz. Can $6.00
A striking, robust porter full of warmth and chocolate malt. Named after Eugene V. Debs, an American union leader and activist who led the Pullman Railroad strike in 1894. An assortment of Belgian specialty malts form a complex structure of toasted grain and caramel flavors... more
Sixpoint Resin 9.1 12oz. Can $7.00
This beer, which celebrates the bittering resin secreted from the lupulin glands of the hop cone, is a strong ale with an abundance of American hop flavor.
SKA Euphoria 6.1 12oz. Can $6.00
This seasonal beer is brewed in the Do It Yourself (DIY) spirit along with our friends from Bayfield at the Venture Snowboard Factory. An India Pale Ale, the Euphoria is crafted with piles and piles of Golding hops to provide a unique spicy finish. Great for after hitting the slopes.
SKA Modus Hoperandi 6.8 12oz. Can $5.00
A mix of citrus and pine that will remind you of the time you went on a vision quest with your native American cousin and woke up in a pine-grove full of grapefruit trees. An American-style India Pale Ale with a deep golden-orange color. Bitter and hoppy, with a surprisingly smooth finish.
Surly Hell Lager 4.5 16oz. Can $7.00
Finally, a Surly beer my German mother will drink. She says this one tastes like a bier from back home. Not unlike a Zwickel Bier from Germany, Hell is not filtered and fermented with lager yeast. American hops takes a back seat to the Pils malt sweetness and fresh bread aroma. The color is well.... more
Surly Overrated West Coast Style IPA 7.3 16oz. Can $8.00
It’s been said; "It’s easier to brew an extremely hoppy beer than an extremely balanced beer." And you know us, we are always looking for the easy way out, so we jumped on the West Coast IPA bandwagon and brewed this dry and hoppy ale... more
Two Brothers SideKick Extra Pale 5.7 12oz. Can $5.00
Buddy, pal, mate, brother (or sister) from another mother, compadre . . . sidekick. All of these are ways to describe someone or something that is always at your side. Sidekick extra pale ale is one of those things... more
Cider ABV Served In Price
Ace Perry Hard Cider 5.0 12oz. Bottle $6.00
Pear essence is added to this traditional British-style cider made from a base of 100% local apple juice for a natural, refreshing taste.
Anthem Cherry 6.2 12oz. Bottle $7.00
Anthem Cherry - Anthem Cider finished with Oregon cherries. 1st batch, a blend of Queen Anne, Bing, Tart and Sweetheart cherries from Cherry Country in Salem, Oregon. 2nd batch, straight Tart cherries from Newberg, Oregon. Tart dry finish with rich cherry overtones. 6.2% ABV
Original Sin Apple Cider 6.0 12oz. Bottle $6.00
Original Sin is made from the best apples and contains no artificial flavors or colors. Light with a clean and crisp apple taste, Original Sin goes down equally well in a pub after a game, served with dinner or dessert, or over ice on a hot summer day... more
Vander Mill Nunica Pine 7.0 16oz. Can $7.00
Opposites attract in this seasonal specialty. VM's Hard Apple Cider provides a base of unmatched fruit and acidity, while Columbus hops unveil an earthy bitterness no other cider can match. Vander Mill’s adding of hops to cider is a terrific nod to the craft beer scene.
Vander Mill Totally Roasted Cider 6.8 16oz. Can $6.00
We are using over 4lbs of homemade cinnamon roasted pecans in a 30 gallon batch of this limited edition cider to bring you “Totally Roasted”. You will notice that soaking pecans in cider brings a unique texture and taste to the drink... more

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