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MARCH BEER OF THE MONTH: LEFT HAND MILK STOUT NITRO!

03/14/2015

Updated: 04/20/2015

On Tap: 22 | Bottles: 62 | Cans: 19

On Tap ABV Served In Price
21st Amendment Back in Black 6.8 16oz. Draft $5.00
Brewed like an American IPA but with the addition of rich, dark malts, this beer has all the flavor and hop character you expect with a smooth, mellow finish.
21st Amendment Brew Free! or Die IPA 7.0 16oz. Draft $5.00
Deep golden color. Citrus and piney hop aromas. Assertive malt backbone supporting the overwhelming bitterness. Dry hopped in the fermenter with four types of hops.
21st Amendment Down to Earth 4.4 16oz. Draft $5.00
This is Down To Earth and it is a Session IPA.
21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon 4.9 16oz. Draft $5.00
Hell or High Watermelon Wheat is our summer seasonal beer available from April through September. We start by brewing a classic American wheat beer, which undergoes a traditional secondary fermentation using fresh watermelon... 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.
Coors Light 4.2 16oz. Draft $3.00
Dark Horse Fore Smoked Stout 8.0 16oz. Draft $6.00
Number Fore - Brewed with all malted barley and peat malt (smoked malt). This beer is full bodied with chocolate, roasted barley flavors, and a smokey almost BBQ finish.
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 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
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 5.2 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 Delicious IPA 7.7 16oz. Draft $6.00
This intensely citrusy, beautifully bitter beer is worthy of the simple-yet-lordly title of Stone Delicious IPA.
Surly Abrasive Ale 9.0 12oz. Draft $9.00
Pale in color, this over-hopped, under-brewed Double IPA has almost twice the amount of hops & malt crammed in the can.
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.
Bottles ABV Served In Price
Amstel Light 3.5 12oz. Bottle $4.50
Anderson Valley Hop Ottin' IPA 7.0 12oz. Bottle 12oz. Bottle $6.00 $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
Heineken 5.0 12oz. Bottle $4.50
100% Barley malt, choice hops and pure water give this brew unsurpassed clarity.
Heineken Light 3.2 12oz. Bottle $4.50
Brewed in the same high quality tradition as the original Heineken, but lighter in taste and with fewer calories and carbohydrates.
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
Lake Front Fixed Gear 6.5 12oz. Bottle $5.00
Pure Milwaukee Genius Series 3: Inspired by the energy and audacity of the Fearless Fixed Gear Courier, Lakefront ran smack into this arresting creation. It’s RED, it’s BOLD and it tastes DAMN GOOD... more
La Trappe Quadrupel 10.0 12oz. Bottle $10.00
The strongest of the special beers. Its flavor is full, mild and pleasantly bitter. Quadrupel is presently available in the autumn, is bottled by the year and is perfect company for those long winter evenings.
Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat 5.0 12oz. Bottle $6.00
A Crisp Citrus Beer with a hint of Tangerine. A refreshing citrus ale, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat combines 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 $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 High Life is a classic American-style lager recognized for its consistently crisp, smooth taste and iconic clear-glass bottle... more
Miller Lite 4.2 12oz. Bottle $3.25
MKE Lo-Gii 5.0 16oz. Bottle $8.00
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 12oz. Bottle $8.00 $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
Oskar Blues G'Knight 8.7 16oz. Bottle $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. Bottle $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. Bottle $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. Complex and rich, it finishes with a whisper of smokiness that calls to mind a fine single malt scotch.
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
Sixpoint Resin 9.1 12oz. Bottle $7.00
This beer celebrates the bittering resin secreted from the hop cone. 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 12oz. Bottle $8.00 $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 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
Timmerman's Strawberry Lambic 4.0 12oz. Bottle $10.00
Malt beverage with natural flavors added.
Tripel Karmeliet 8.4 12oz. Bottle 12oz. Bottle $8.00 $8.00
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 5.7 12oz. Bottle $6.00
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
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
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.
Victory Prima Pils 5.3 12oz. Bottle 12oz. Bottle $6.00 $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
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. Complex and rich, it finishes with a whisper of smokiness that calls to mind a fine single malt scotch.
Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) 4.74 24oz. Can $6.00
Established in Milwaukee in 1844, this is the original Pabst Blue Ribbon beer. Only the finest of hops and grains are used. Selected as America’s Best in 1893.
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 celebrates the bittering resin secreted from the hop cone. 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 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 Berry Hard Cider 5.0 12oz. Bottle $6.00
This cider is a sweeter cider at 5% alcohol by volume. We ferment the apple juices for 14 days to dryness and then add back just enough fresh blackberry and raspberry juices to produce a light purple cider.. We carbonate it and sell it in 22oz bottles and 6 packs, sixth barrels and large kegs... more
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.
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
Anthem Cherry Cider 6.2 12oz. Bottle $7.00
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.
Original Sin Apple Cider 6.0 12oz. Bottle 12oz. Bottle $6.00 $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. Bottle 16oz. Can $6.00 $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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