Beers



Domestic Craft Beers

Hail to the Ale

Oskar Brothers Dale’s Pale Ale, Lyons, CO: American Pale Ale, This voluminously hopped mutha delivers a hoppy nose and assertive-but-balanced flavors of pale malts and citrusy floral hops from start to finish. (ABV 6.5% IBU 65)

Revolution Anti Hero, Chicago, IL: India Pale Ale, Features a blend of four hop varieties which creates a crisp bitterness and imparts massive floral and citrus aromas. (ABV 6.5% IBU 70)

Revolution Rosa, Chicago, IL: Hibiscus Ale, A highly drinkable ale steeped with hibiscus flowers for a natural tartness and slight pink hue (ABV 5.8% IBU 15)

Berghoff Germaniac, Chicago IL: American Pale Ale, Subtle honey notes and a small dose of molasses which gives it a lightly nutty character, with a mix of three types of malted barley, plus wheat and a dash of oats for a creamy texture, plus tiny amounts of Wisconsin cranberry honey and light molasses, both of which add subtle shading of aroma (ABV 6.3% IBU 40)

Goose Island 312, Chicago Illinois: Urban Pale Ale, This is a pale ale in the traditional sense. It’s not a modern American hop bomb, but rather one that embraces the balance between the grain bill and the hop additions. Clear and deep copper, with a thin white head that disappears quickly. A faint toffee sweetness, some caramel malt as well. Slight spicy hop presence.  (ABV 5.4%  IBU 30)

Ale Syndicate Sunday Session, Chicago, IL: Session Hopped Up Ale, A mellow session beer that is light, but deliciously hoppy. (ABV 4.8% IBU 23)

Ale Syndicate Van de Velde, Chicago IL: Belgo-Style Ale, It pours a seductive ruby-amber in the glass with aromas of caramelized sugar and tangy yeast. On the palate that caramelized sugar pops up front, but is quickly met with some earthy, herbal hops that blossom through the finish, giving off notes of pine and sage. (ABV 6.4% IBU 37)

Anchor IPA, San Francisco, CA: India Pale Ale, Bright amber color, distinctively complex aroma, spiky bitterness, malty depth, and clean finish unite to create a uniquely flavorful, memorable, and timeless craft IPA. (ABV: 6.5%) 

Founders All Day IPA, Grand Rapids, MI: Session IPA, Naturally brewed with a complex array of malts, grains and hops. Balanced for optimal aromatics and a clean finish. The perfect reward for an honest day’s work and the ultimate companion to celebrate life’s simple pleasures. (ABV 4.7% IBU 42)

Lagunitas IPA , Petaluma, CA: India Pale Ale, 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. (ABV 6.2% IBU 45)

Allagash Tripel, Portland ME: Strong Golden Ale, This strong golden ale is marked by passion fruit and herbal notes in the aroma, with suggestions of banana and honey in the complex palate. The Tripel has a remarkably long and smooth finish. (ABV: 9% IBU 30)

Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster, Cleveland, OH:  Imperial India Pale Ale,  This ale explodes with bold hop flavors and hints of monsters found from Lake Erie (ABV 9.1% IBU 80)

Great Lakes Commodore Perry, Cleveland OH: India Pale Ale, A medium-bodied and well-hopped India pale ale with a dry, fruity finish. (ABV 7.5% IBU 70)

Great Lakes Nosferatu, Cleveland OH: Highly hopped Imperial Red Ale rich with flavor, yet remarkably balanced. (ABV 8%, IBU 70)

Flying Dog Doggie Style, Fredrick, MD: American Pale Ale, A classic example of a perfectly balanced pale ale, Flying Dog serves up a refreshing brew that is simply delicious. Crisp, complex citrus flavors with notes of grapefruit and lemongrass deliver a taste that is easy to enjoy. (ABV 5.5% IBU 35)

Flying Dog Raging Bitch, Frederick MD: Belgian Style IPA, An American IPA augmented with Belgian yeast, our 20th anniversary beer jumps out of the glass and nips at your taste buds with its delicate hop bitterness. (ABV 8.3% IBU 60)

O’Fallons Zeke’s Pale Ale, O’Fallon MO: Zeke’s is a crisp, sessionable pale that offers huge aromas and flavor of tropical fruits from the use of Galaxy hops.  A light grain bill allows the hops to shine, while maintaining enough sweetness to create a well-balanced beer. (ABV 5.1% IBU 29)

Breckenridge 417 Small Batch IPA, Breckenridge, CO: Double IPA, that combines Pale, Munich, Caramel-30, Carapils and Torrified Wheat malts, with Chinook, Centennial, Simcoe and Fuggles hops. It has a big sweet mouthfeel, followed by more hoppiness than you’ve ever had at one time. (ABV 9.2% IBU 70)

Breckenridge Avalanche Ale, Breckenridge CO: Amber Ale,  a refreshing-but-flavorful, anytime Amber Ale. Aromas of pale grains, a semi-sweet middle and a clean-as-Colorado snow finish make this a deliciously drinkable, think you’re in the Rockie’s beer. (ABV 4.4% IBU 19)

Victory Golden Monkey, Downingtown, PA: Belgian Style Tripel, Imported malts and Belgian yeast are tempered by a sparkling approach and overall light body with abundant, herbal, fruity notes (ABV 9.5% IBU 25)

Off Color Apex Predator, Chicago, IL: Farmhouse Ale, Brewed only with grain and sugar unencumbered by the heat of the kiln, they created a hazy, golden body. Apex Predator gets its teeth from a generous Crystal dry-hopping that completes the dry finish with a fruity bite. (ABV 6.8% IBU 35)

Off Color Troublesome, Chicago, IL: Gose Style Beer, Off Color blended together two different beers to make Troublesome. The first was a somewhat uninteresting wheat beer and the second is an overly acidic & funky beer fermented solely with lactobacillus. We blend the two beers together with coriander and salt at the tail end of fermentation to create a mild, lemony tartness and a fuller sensation of mouthfeel. (ABV 4.3% IBU 10)

Furthermore Knot Stock, Spring Green, WI: American Pale Ale, The real treat of our A.P.A. is the tangle of flavors that fresh cracked pepper and Northern Brewer Hops create. there’s plenty of zing for the Hop Heads or Bitter Bettys, but not so much to overpower the tingle of the black pepper as it slowly kicks in. (ABV 5.5% IBU 65)

Tallgrass Velvet Rooster, Manhattan, KS: Belgian Style Tripel, Clean and crisp, with subtle fruit notes and a touch of candy-like sweetness. (ABV: 8.5% IBU: 30)

Finch’s Golden Wing, Chicago, IL: American Blonde Ale, An easy drinking craft beer that has a moderately sweet malty aroma and is deep gold in color. (ABV 5% IBU 20)

Finch’s Threadless, Chicago, IL: IPA, It pours a darker amber color and finishes with a citrus flavor, and when combined, will require this to be the last IPA you ever drink! Well, maybe, we realize you will probably drink more, but the result of this recipe clearly evolves into a very balanced IPA. (ABV: 6% IBU 90)

Finch’s Fascist Pig, Chicago, IL: Amber Ale,  A deep red, malt-forward ale brewed with plenty of caramel malts and a touch of rye for a hint of spice. (ABV 8% IBU 72)

Goose Island Ogden, Chicago, IL: Belgian Tripel, This limited release Belgian style Tripel is dry hopped with Citra hops to balance spicy, tropical American hop flavors with a unique Belgian yeast, giving it a bold more complex palate. (ABV: 9% IBU: 35)

Goose Island Sophie, Chicago, IL: Belgian Style Farmhouse Ale, Tart and dry ale with a subtle, spicy white pepper note, fermented with wild yeasts and aged in wine barrels with an orange peel. (ABV: 6.5%, IBU: 20)

Goose Island Matilda, Chicago, IL: Strong Pale Ale, Dry and quenching, wild in character, with a slightly fruity aroma and a spicy yeast flavor that is as unique as it is satisfying, (ABV: 7% IBU: 26)

Grand Teton Brewing Sweet Grass, Victor, ID: American Pale Ale, 2009 Great American Beer Festival gold medal winner in the American Pale Ale category, this crisp and fragrant beer is hopped and dry hopped with Columbus, Galena, Zythos, Cascade and Bravo hops. (ABV: 6% IBU: 60)

Grand Teton Bitch Creek, Victor, ID: Extra Special Brown Ale, perfectly balanced big malt sweetness and robust hop flavor for a full bodied, satisfying mahogany ale. Like the stream for which it is named, the Bitch Creek ESB is full of character… not for the timid. (ABV: 6% IBU 60)

Arcadia Rapunzel, Battle Creek, WI: White IPA, An up-front blast of aromatic hops ushers your palate into a balance of crisp, sweet, malt character and lush, juicy hop flavors of pineapple, citrus, and lemongrass. (ABV: 5.8% IBU 48)

Wheat Style

Goose Island 312, Chicago, IL: Urban Wheat Ale, A spicy aroma of Cascade hops is followed by a crisp, fruity ale flavor delivered in a smooth, creamy body that’s immensely refreshing. (ABV 4.2% IBU 18)

Berghoff Straight Up, Chicago, IL: Hefeweizen, A classic Bavarian wheat beer yeast is used, adding subtle layers of banana, bubblegum and spicy clove, the signature trio for the style. The finish is creamy, dry and just a touch tangy. (ABV: 5.2% IBU 14)

Allagash White, Portland, ME Belgian Style Wheat,  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. (ABV: 5% IBU 13)

Blue Moon Golden, CO:  Belgian Style Wheat Ale, Starts crisp and tangy and ends with a coriander and orange spiciness. The Valencia orange peel gives a subtle sweetness to the beer. (ABV 5.4% IBU 9)

3 Sheeps Baaaad Boy Sheboygan, WI: Black Wheat, A classic unfiltered wheat presentation fused with the smooth, roasty, chocolate-like characteristics of the dark wheat malt. (ABV: 5.5% IBU 13)

Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Breckenridge, CO: Wheat Ale,Agave complements the refreshingly light quality of our wheat and adds a subtle note of flavor that expands this beer’s uplifting taste profile. It is familiar, yet creative. (ABV: 4.2% IBU 19)

Breckenridge Ophelia, Breckenridge, CO: Hoppy Wheat Ale, Subtle hints of citrus round out the complex aroma of Mosaic hops, for a beer so drinkable, it’ll last through multiple acts. (ABV: 5% IBU 23)

Lagunitas Little Sumptin Sumptin, Petaluma, CA: Filtered Pale Wheat Ale, A filtered pale wheat ale that is great for both IPA and wheat beer fans. (ABV 7.5% IBU 72)

Furthermore Fatty Boombalatty, Spring Green, WI: Belgian White: A big Belgian, with enough crispness to cut through the sweet profile, thus making you want to sip it again and again (ABV 7.2% IBU 25)

Porters/Stouts/Dark Ales

Oskar Brothers Old Chub Lyons, CO: Scotch Ale, Brewed with large amounts of malted barley and specialty grains, and a dash of beechwood-smoked malt. Old Chub features semi-sweet flavors of cocoa and coffee. (ABV 8% IBU 25)

Founders Dirty Bastard, Grand Rapids, MI: Scotch Ale, brewed with ten varieties of imported malts with hints of smoke and peat paired with a malty richness, finalized with a good bit of hop attitude. This beer “ain’t fer the wee lads” (ABV: 8.5% IBU 50)

Founders Porter, Grand Rapids, MI: Porter Style Ale, Pours silky black with a creamy tan head. The nose is sweet with strong chocolate and caramel malt presence. No absence of hops gives Founders’ robust porter the full flavor you deserve and expect. (ABV: 6.5% IBU 45)

Arcadia London Porter, Battle Creek, MI: Porter, brewed using no less than seven different varieties of premium European malted barley, resulting in a complex and full bodied beer characterized by hints of chocolate, coffee, caramel and beechwood smoke. (ABV: 7.2% IBU 42)

Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald, Cleveland, OH. A complex, roasty porter with a bittersweet, chocolate-coffee taste and bold hop presence (ABV: 5.8% IBU: 37)

Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout, Longmont, CO, Initial roasty, mocha flavors rise up, with slight hop & roast bitterness in the finish. (ABV: 6% IBU 25)

Breckenridge Oatmeal Stout, Breckenridge, CO, A bold, smooth-bodied concoction that oozes dark-roasted coffee aromas and flavors of espresso and semi-sweet chocolate with flaked oatmeal. (ABV: 4.9% IBU: 36)

Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Breckenridge, CO, An ale that has all the chocolate and roasted nut flavor of a classic Porter, with an enigmatic surprise thrown in for good measure. (ABV: 4.7% IBU: 16)

Finch’s Secret Stache Stout, Chicago, IL: The specialty ingredients, vanilla bean and lactose, lend to its complexity and full flavor. While no actual chocolate was used to brew this beer, heaps of chocolate malt give the beer its color as well as its chocolate and coffee notes. (ABV: 5.3% IBU 25)

Lagers/Pilsners

Oskar Blues Brothers Mamma’s Little Yella Pils, Longmont, CO: Pilsner, 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. (ABV: 5.3% IBU 35)

Anchor Brewing Anchor Steam, California Common: San Francisco, CA, Lager/Ale Hybrid, A uniquely American Lager fermented at higher temperatures with lager yeast. A malty character with the citrus notes of West Coast hops. (ABV: 4.9% IBU 35)

Great Lakes Wright Pils, Cleveland, OH: Pilsner, Classic style with a flowery bouquet and elegantly dry finish (ABV: 5.3% IBU 35)

Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold, Cleveland, OH, A smooth lager that strikes a delicate balance between sweet malt and dry hop flavors (ABV: 5.8% IBU 30)

Baba Black Lager, Salt Lake City, UT, Robust and smooth, this Organic full-flavored lager is exceptionally drinkable and pitch black in color. (ABV: 4% IBU: 32)

Brooklyn Pils Brooklyn, NY: A refreshing golden lager beer, brewed in the style favored by New York’s pre-prohibition brewers. (ABV: 5.1% IBU: 33)

Belgians:

Leffe Brown: an authentic abbey beer. Both its deep, dark brown color and its full, slightly sweet flavor can be ascribed to the use of darkly roasted malt, making every sip just as exceptional as the last. (ABV 6.5% IBU 20)

Leffe Blond: an authentic blond abbey beer with a slight hint of bitterness to it.(ABV 6.6% IBU 28)

Stella Artois: first brewed as a Christmas beer. It was named Stella from the star of Christmas, and Artois after Sebastian Artois, founder of the brewery. It’s brewed to perfection using the original Stella Artois yeast and the celebrated Saaz hops. It’s the optimum premium lager, with its full flavor and clean crisp taste (ABV 4.5% IBU 9)

Hoegaarden: 500 years of hard work went into making this Belgian Wheat beer that features the aroma of orange peel, coriander and herbs that the merry monks imported from sunny Curacao.

Seasonal

O’Fallons Pumpkin, O’Fallon, MO, Pumpkin Ale, Like pumpkin pie in a bottle…we add 136 pounds of real pumpkin to the three-barley mash and then season the finished beer with cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. (ABV: 5.6% IBU 11)

Shiner Octoberfest, Shiner, TX, Traditional Style Märzen, made with the highest quality two-row barley, Munich and caramel malts, along with German grown Hallertau Tradition and Hersbrucker hops. It’s our way of honoring our ancestors and the beer they loved to celebrate with. (ABV: 5.7% IBU 18)

Capital Oktoberfest -A traditional marzen style beer with a gorgeous firey dark orange color. Oktoberfest emphasizes a rich malt character. A great way to fortify oneself as the nights start to get cooler. (ABV: 5.5%  IBU 24)

Arcadia Jaw Jacker, Kalamazoo, MI: Pumpkin Ale, Jaw-Jacker balances our finest malted barley with a bit-o-wheat and is complimented with a citrus hop kick and just the right amount of cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice for a nice marriage of pumpkin pie and beer. Made in the fall to celebrate the changing of the season. (ABV: 6%    IBU 26)

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Lexington KY: Bourbon Aged Ale, Award winning Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale® is a unique sipping beer with the distinctive nose of a well-crafted bourbon.  Kentucky Ale is aged for at least six weeks in freshly decanted bourbon barrels from some of Kentucky’s finest distilleries. Subtle yet familiar flavors of vanilla and oak are imparted to this special ale as it rests in the charred barrels.

Boring Domestics:

  • Pabst Blue Ribbon
  • Budweiser
  • Bud Light
  • Miller Light
  • Coors Light

Imports:

  • Corona- Umbrella on Beach
  • Negra Modelo
  • Amstel Light

Heineken- Green Bottle

Chimay Trappist Style, Belgium, Topped with a creamy head, it gives off a slight fruity apricot smell from the fermentation. The aroma felt in the mouth is a balance confirming the fruit nuances revealed to the sense of smell (ABV 7% IBU 20)

Steigl Radler, Austria, British Shandy, The aroma is full of citrus fruit, (luscious lemon & grapefruit), and sweet caramel malts. Taste is similar to the nose with lots of fruity, citrusy grapefruit and sweet malts. A crisp, refreshing beer with a dry finish. (ABV 3.5% IBU 7)

Krombacher Pilsner, Kreuztal, Germany, A Premium Pilsner beer of acknowledged high and exclusive product quality and is brewed as natural as no other Pilsner beer. Brewed only with natural spring water, which guarantees a particular full flavor and fresh taste.