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CCBW - Countryside Opens the Cellar! Featuring 5 Rare and Vintage Beers including 3 Floyd's Behemoth and more...Friday, May 15 6PM-9PM

05/13/2015

Updated: 05/19/2015

On Tap: 24 | Bottles: 55 | Cans: 19

On Tap ABV Served In Price
Allagash Red Howes 8.5 10oz. Draft $11.00
Red Howes is the brainchild of Allagash employee, Jeff "Oly" Olson. Oly grew up in a family of cranberry farmers. Red Howes is not only a variety of cranberry but also happened to be the name of Oly’s grandfather... more
Allagash White 5.2 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.
Blue Moon Belgian Style Wheat 5.4 16oz. Draft $5.50
Brewed using Valencia orange peel versus the traditional tart Curaçao orange peel, for a subtle sweetness.
Coors Light 4.2 16oz. Draft $3.00
Dogfish Head Aprihop 7.0 16oz. Draft $6.00
A fruit beer for hop heads. A massively hopped American IPA dry hopped with irresponsible amounts of Amarillo, and apricots!
Founders Backwoods Bastard 2013 10.2 10oz. Draft $12.00
Big and delicious for your ’perty mouth. Expect lovely, warm smells of single malt scotch, oaky bourbon barrels, smoke, sweet caramel and roasted malts. A bit of earthy spice and a scintilla of dark cherries. It’s a kick-back sipper made to excite the palate.
Great Divide Peach Grand Cru 2014 12.0 10oz. Draft $9.00
Pours a peachy color with a decent white head. Strong, peach aroma with malt and sweetness. Strong, malty taste. More like a wine with peaches in the background.
Half Acre Baume 7.0 16oz. Draft $6.00
A hoppy rye stout.
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 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
Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro 6.0 16oz. Draft $6.00
Roasted malt, coffee and creamy flavors stand out. Udderly delightful!
Miller Genuine Draft (MGD) 4.7 16oz. Draft $3.00
Miller Lite 4.2 16oz. Draft $3.00
Revolution 4th Year Beer 11.5 10oz. Draft $10.00
To celebrate our fourth anniversary we brewed a Belgian-style quad. This ale is brewed with abbey yeast along with chamomile and Belgian candi sugar, which lends a wonderfully sweet booziness. A fantastic brew to sip in chilly weather.
Solemn Oath Nonsequitur Metaphor 4.8 12oz. Draft $6.00
Light-bodied, thirst-quenching American Cream Ale brewed with flaked corn and red wheat for a light corn sweetness and creamy mouth feel. Belgian yeast adds notes of stone fruit and spice with a light citrus hop balance.
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 5.0 16oz. Draft $5.50
It's full, characteristic flavour and high quality is assured through a superior brewing process and by using the finest ingredients available.
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.
Surly Abrasive Ale 9.0 12oz. Draft $8.00
Pale in color, this over-hopped, under-brewed Double IPA has almost twice the amount of hops & malt crammed in the can.
Three Floyds Behemoth Barleywine 2013 10.5 10oz. Draft $15.00
A huge, sweet Barley Wine with complex caramel malt notes, balanced by generous hopping and a high alcohol content. This fruity and malty beer is best enjoyed while keeping warm in the brutal winter months.
Three Floyds Zombie Dust 6.4 16oz. Draft $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
Two Brothers Domaine Dupage 5.9 16oz. Draft $5.00
This French Country Ale is deep amber in color, with a toasty and sweet caramel start and just enough hops in the finish to clean off the palate.
Bottles ABV Served In Price
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
Belhaven Black Scottish Stout Nitro 4.2 16oz. Bottle $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 5.0 16oz. Bottle $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. Magic.
Bud Light 4.2 12oz. Bottle $3.25
Budweiser 5.0 12oz. Bottle $3.25
Coors Light 4.2 12oz. Bottle $3.25
Corona 4.6 12oz. Bottle $4.50
Corona Light 3.7 12oz. Bottle $4.50
Forbidden Root Root Beer 4.2 12oz. Bottle $8.00
Malt and a pinch of hops are topped by a generous dollop of botanic ingredients which includes: wintergreen, vanilla, cassia cinnamon, fennel, nutmeg, cardamom, black pepper, ginger, clove, star anise, tarragon, basil, capsicum, patchouli, sandalwood, balsam of Peru, licorice root, yerba santa, c... more
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
Hacker-Pschorr Weiss 5.5 16oz. Bottle $6.00
Brewed with 60 percent wheat, 40 percent barley - using top fermenting yeast, it is then slowly lagered and remains unfiltered throughout the finish.
Heineken 5.0 12oz. Bottle $4.50
Heineken Light 3.2 12oz. Bottle $4.50
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
La Trappe Quadrupel 10.0 12oz. Bottle $10.00
Quadrupel is La Trappe’s heaviest ale with a stunning amber color. Its warm and intense flavor is rich and finely balanced. Malty sweet, slightly burnt, and pleasantly bitter with a sweet aftertaste. Quadrupel offers aromas of banana, almond, vanilla and others.
Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy 4.2 12oz. Bottle $6.00
A crisp wheat beer brewed with natural lemonade.
Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat 5.5 12oz. Bottle $6.00
A refreshing citrus ale, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat combines our Lost Coast Harvest Wheat with natural tangerine flavors. Brewed with a combination of wheat and crystal malts, and finished with Perle hops.
Metropolitan Dynamo Copper Lager 5.6 12oz. Bottle $5.00
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 $5.00
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
Miller Genuine Draft (MGD) 4.7 12oz. Bottle $3.25
Miller High Life 4.7 12oz. Bottle $3.25
The "champagne of beers," dates to 1903. Miller High Life is a classic American-style lager recognized for its consistently crisp, smooth taste
Miller Lite 4.2 12oz. Bottle $3.25
MKE Lo-Gii 5.0 16oz. Bottle $6.00
This is a mistake that turned out actually great and we are going to run with it! Same wit recipe that basically O-Gii starts out with however with less malt, and bunch of Ginger and a chamomile finish. A session version of O-Gii.
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 Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 9.0 12oz. Bottle $8.00
Produced in the tradition of 18th Century English brewers who supplied the court of Russia's Catherine the Great, Old Rasputin seems to develop a cult following wherever it goes. It's a rich, intense brew with big complex flavors and a warming finish.
Old Style 5.0 12oz. Bottle $3.25
Revolution Anti-Hero IPA 6.5 12oz. Bottle $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. Bottle $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
Robinsons Iron Maiden Trooper 4.7 17oz. Bottle $7.00
Trooper is a premium British beer inspired by Iron Maiden and handcrafted at Robinsons brewery. Being a real ale enthusiast, vocalist Bruce Dickinson has developed a beer which has true depth of character... more
Samuel Adams Boston Lager 4.9 12oz. Bottle $5.00
Sixpoint Resin 9.1 12oz. Bottle $7.00
A strong ale with an abundance of American hop flavor.
SKA Modus Hoperandi 6.8 12oz. Bottle $6.00
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.
St. Feuillien Saison 6.5 12oz. Bottle $8.00
Saison, a warm golden blonde beer, is a top-fermented classique. Thanks to secondary fermentation in the bottle, Saison has an unmistakable flavour full of rich nuances and a slight tang.
Stone Go To IPA 4.5 12oz. Bottle $6.00
Session IPA, boasting all the gloriously bitter, citrusy, piney flavor of our bigger / industrial-strength IPAs, but with a significantly lower ABV.
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
Surly Hell Lager 4.5 16oz. Bottle $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
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 $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 $8.00
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
Timmerman's Strawberry Lambic 4.0 12oz. Bottle $10.00
Malt beverage with natural flavors added.
Tripel Karmeliet 8.4 12oz. Bottle $8.00
Tripel Karmeliet has a complex gold to bronze color, with a creamy head. This is partly due to the cereals but also to the limited use of Styrian hops, the abundant herbs and fruity aroma (banana and vanilla) of the used yeast... more
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
Two Brothers SideKick Extra Pale 5.1 12oz. Bottle $6.00
This golden colored ale is loaded with juicy citrus and passion fruit hop aroma yet balanced with malty and hop character. A true companion.
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.
Victory Golden Monkey 9.5 12oz. Bottle $6.00
Strong and sensual, this golden, Belgian-style ale glows with the richness of German malts and Belgian yeast, tempered by a sparkling approach and overall light body.
Victory Prima Pils 5.3 12oz. Bottle $6.00
Dry and delightful, this is an elegant beer. Malts: 2 row German Pilsner malt. Hops: German and Czech whole flowers.
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
Young's Double Chocolate Stout 5.2 12oz. Bottle $7.00
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
This critically acclaimed trailblazer is a voluminously hopped mutha that delivers a hoppy nose, assertive-but-balanced flavors of pale malts and hops from start to 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
This jaw-dropping Scottish strong ale features semi-sweet flavors of cocoa and coffee, and a kiss of smoke that will entice even those who think they don't like dark beer.
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
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 5.1 12oz. Can $5.00
This golden colored ale is loaded with juicy citrus and passion fruit hop aroma yet balanced with malty and hop character. A true companion.
Cider 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.
Ace California Pear Hard Cider 5.0 12oz. Bottle $6.00
Ace Pear is made from a base of 100% pure, local apple juice. Pear essence is added to give the cider its distinctive pear taste; a taste so fresh and natural it is already proving as popular as its more traditional apple counterpart.
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 $3.00
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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