Beer List February 27 – 29

*almost out of the cedar belgo and the basil (they’ll resurface at our 2nd Anniversary Party!). When we run out, we’ll tap a hickory bark ale and hay abbey (made with hay).

familiar   $1 sample · $4 pint · $10 growler fill
beers brewed true to style (or close to it)

rye esb
semi traditional british-style pale ale made with a large amount of rye malt. starts with a sweet biscuit-like malt character and finishes dry with a touch of spice from the rye. floral and woody flavors from the hops balance this beer perfectly. 6.0% abv

rye porter
a chocolately and bready porter with a hint of coffee and roastiness, finishing with a dry spice from the rye. 5.5% abv
forest · foraged · fire   $1.50 sample · $5 goblet · $12.50 growler
beers brewed with ingredients cultivated regionally, foraged on our land, or brewed over a wood fire

alt
german-style hybrid ale-lager with a rich, malty character and a well balanced floral hop character. nothing wrong with this beer. 4.7% abv

ginger beer
light-bodied, dry beer with a big kick of spiciness from river to river farms ginger. 6.2% abv

rose root biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed with locally foraged rose root. crisp, clean amber beer with a lightly tannic finish. 6.0% abv

realtree spicebush
spicey, earthy, and woodsy, this belgian-style table beer was brewed with all parts of the spicebush tree and a bit of munich malt to lend a complementary breadiness. 4.7% abv

basil ale
pale ale brewed with a hefty dose of basil from the end of our garden in 2014.  easy drinking and refreshing. 5.6% abv

 

fancy    $2 sample · $6 goblet · $15 growler
fantastical, free-spirited, flummoxing, fascinating

cedar belgo
india pale ale brewed over a wood fire with cedar tips, and fermented with a belgian yeast strain. cedar complements the pine, orange, and earthy aromas from east kent golding, hallertau, and columbus hops. 7.1% abv

honey pear ale
a strong, straw colored ale made with 35lbs of honey and 30 lbs of pears from a friend’s tree. medium bodied with a rich flavor of roasted pears and hints of honey. 7.9% abv

 

home made soda   $1 sample · $3 pint· $8 growler
maple soda


Beer List February 20 – 22

familiar   $1 sample · $4 pint · $10 growler fill
beers brewed true to style (or close to it)

rye esb
semi traditional british-style pale ale made with a large amount of rye malt. starts with a sweet biscuit-like malt character and finishes dry with a touch of spice from the rye. floral and woody flavors from the hops balance this beer perfectly. 6.0% abv

rye porter
a chocolately and bready porter with a hint of coffee and roastiness, finishing with a dry spice from the rye. 5.5% abv
forest · foraged · fire   $1.50 sample · $5 goblet · $12.50 growler
beers brewed with ingredients cultivated regionally, foraged on our land, or brewed over a wood fire

alt
german-style hybrid ale-lager with a rich, malty character and a well balanced floral hop character. nothing wrong with this beer. 4.7% abv

ginger beer
light-bodied, dry beer with a big kick of spiciness from river to river farms ginger. 6.2% abv

rose root biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed with locally foraged rose root. crisp, clean amber beer with a lightly tannic finish. 6.0% abv

realtree spicebush
spicey, earthy, and woodsy, this belgian-style table beer was brewed with all parts of the spicebush tree and a bit of munich malt to lend a complementary breadiness. 4.7% abv

basil ale
pale ale brewed with a hefty dose of basil from the end of our garden in 2014.  easy drinking and refreshing. 5.6% abv

 

fancy    $2 sample · $6 goblet · $15 growler
fantastical, free-spirited, flummoxing, fascinating

cedar belgo
india pale ale brewed over a wood fire with cedar tips, and fermented with a belgian yeast strain. cedar complements the pine, orange, and earthy aromas from east kent golding, hallertau, and columbus hops. 7.1% abv

honey pear ale
a strong, straw colored ale made with 35lbs of honey and 30 lbs of pears from a friend’s tree. medium bodied with a rich flavor of roasted pears and hints of honey. 7.9% abv

 

home made soda   $1 sample · $3 pint· $8 growler
hickory bark soda


Beer List February 13 – 15

familiar   $1 sample · $4 pint · $10 growler fill
beers brewed true to style (or close to it)

rye esb
semi traditional british-style pale ale made with a large amount of rye malt. starts with a sweet biscuit-like malt character and finishes dry with a touch of spice from the rye. floral and woody flavors from the hops balance this beer perfectly. 6.0% abv
forest · foraged · fire   $1.50 sample · $5 goblet · $12.50 growler
beers brewed with ingredients cultivated regionally, foraged on our land, or brewed over a wood fire

fire-brewed dark alt
german-style hybrid ale-lager with a rich, caramelly flavor from a long boil over a wood fire in our copper. finishes crisp and clean. 6.4% abv

ginger beer
light-bodied, dry beer with a big kick of spiciness from river to river farms ginger. 6.2% abv

herbal golden
light belgian-style golden ale brewed with elderflower, lavender, and lemon thyme from our property. flavors of lemon, poppyseed and green peppercorn with a dry, tea-like finish. 6.6% abv

rose root biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed with locally foraged rose root. crisp, clean amber beer with a lightly tannic finish. 6.0% abv

realtree spicebush
spicey, earthy, and woodsy, this belgian-style table beer was brewed with all parts of the spicebush tree and a bit of munich malt to lend a complementary breadiness. 4.7% abv

basil ale
pale ale brewed with a hefty dose of basil from the end of our garden in 2014.  easy drinking and refreshing. 5.6% abv

 

fancy    $2 sample · $6 goblet · $15 growler
fantastical, free-spirited, flummoxing, fascinating

cedar belgo
india pale ale brewed over a wood fire with cedar tips, and fermented with a belgian yeast strain. cedar complements the pine, orange, and earthy aromas from east kent golding, hallertau, and columbus hops. 7.1% abv

turmeric tripel
strong belgian-style tripel brewed with turmeric from river to river farms. pineapple and banana aroma from the yeast blends with a gingery, earthy finish from the turmeric. 8.9% abv

 

home made soda   $1 sample · $3 pint· $8 growler
hickory bark soda


Announcing Scratch’s Second Anniversary Party

Details have been posted on Facebook and on our Event page, but in case you missed it, we’re having a party to celebrate our second anniversary on Saturday, March 7th!

$25 will get you a snifter to take home plus 12 tasting tickets. We’ll have three tap stations set up around the property serving 20 small batch, special release beers, and a preview of new things to come this year. Trade in your tickets for samples or full pours of beers and purchase more tickets if you want to keep sampling! We won’t be pre-selling tickets; just show up and get your drink on! Fonta Flora Brewery from Morganton, North Carolina, will join us and be pouring some beers not otherwise available outside of NC. (A full beer list will be posted in the next couple of weeks.)

Mouthwatering food will be provided by our friends at Kitchen Kulture!

–BBQ pork tamales: pulled pork, blue corn masa, tomatillo salsa, lime crema $10

–Smoked mushroom and cheddar tamales: Oyster mushrooms, blue corn masa, tomatillo salsa, lime crema $10

–BBQ brisket nachos: Crispy corn tortillas, pico de gallo, sour cream, and roasted poblano queso sauce $12

–Veggie nachos: Smoked mushrooms, crispy corn tortillas, pico de gallo, sour cream and roasted pablano queso sauce $8

Music by Uncle Pecos, Chicken sh!t bingo–we’ll have the works! Come celebrate with us!


Beer List February 6 – 8

movie for Saturday at 7pm: Charlie Chaplin’s “Gold Rush”

 

familiar   $1 sample · $4 pint · $10 growler fill
beers brewed true to style (or close to it)

none
forest · foraged · fire   $1.50 sample · $5 goblet · $12.50 growler
beers brewed with ingredients cultivated regionally, foraged on our land, or brewed over a wood fire

sourdough ale
a light-bodied ale with a refreshing crisp tart flavor. soured with our sourdough culture. 3.5% abv

ginger beer
light-bodied, dry beer with a big kick of spiciness from river to river farms ginger. 6.2% abv

herbal golden
light belgian-style golden ale brewed with elderflower, lavender, and lemon thyme from our property. flavors of lemon, poppyseed and green peppercorn with a dry, tea-like finish. 6.6% abv

rose root biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed with locally foraged rose root. crisp, clean amber beer with a lightly tannic finish. 6.0% abv

realtree spicebush
spicey, earthy, and woodsy, this belgian-style table beer was brewed with all parts of the spicebush tree and a bit of munich malt to lend a complementary breadiness. 4.7% abv

coffee milk stout
rich, sweet stout brewed with milk sugar and steam shovel coffee. light on the roasted barley and coffee with a full body and creamy mouthfeel. 5.0% abv

 

fancy    $2 sample · $6 goblet · $15 growler
fantastical, free-spirited, flummoxing, fascinating

beets, rhymes, & life – by fonta flora brewing (Morganton, NC)
From fonta flora – “this old school hip hop inspired craft beer is composed of Riverbend Malt House barley, rye and wheat. Fermented with our lovely house saison strain and local bulls blood beets courtesy of our friends at Bluebird Farm in Morganton, NC. On point, y’all.”

cedar belgo
india pale ale brewed over a wood fire with cedar tips, and fermented with a belgian yeast strain. cedar complements the pine, orange, and earthy aromas from east kent golding, hallertau, and columbus hops. 7.1% abv

turmeric tripel
strong belgian-style tripel brewed with turmeric from river to river farms. pineapple and banana aroma from the yeast blends with a gingery, earthy finish from the turmeric. 8.9% abv

 

home made soda   $1 sample · $3 pint· $8 growler
soda


Beer List Jan 30 – Feb 1

**remember that we will not be serving pizza until tomorrow (Saturday evening, around 5pm).

 

familiar   $1 sample · $4 pint · $10 growler fill
beers brewed true to style (or close to it)

none
forest · foraged · fire   $1.50 sample · $5 goblet · $12.50 growler
beers brewed with ingredients cultivated regionally, foraged on our land, or brewed over a wood fire

sourdough ale
a light-bodied ale with a refreshing crisp tart flavor. soured with our sourdough culture. 3.5% abv

ginger beer
light-bodied, dry beer with a big kick of spiciness from river to river farms ginger. 6.2% abv

herbal golden
light belgian-style golden ale brewed with elderflower, lavender, and lemon thyme from our property. flavors of lemon, poppyseed and green peppercorn with a dry, tea-like finish. 6.6% abv

rose root biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed with locally foraged rose root. crisp, clean amber beer with a lightly tannic finish. 6.0% abv

realtree spicebush
spicey, earthy, and woodsy, this belgian-style table beer was brewed with all parts of the spicebush tree and a bit of munich malt to lend a complementary breadiness. 4.7% abv

coffee milk stout
rich, sweet stout brewed with milk sugar and steam shovel coffee. light on the roasted barley and coffee with a full body and creamy mouthfeel. 5.0% abv

 

fancy    $2 sample · $6 goblet · $15 growler
fantastical, free-spirited, flummoxing, fascinating

persimmon spicebush abbey
light amber belgian-style beer brewed with locally foraged persimmons, spicebush berries, honey, and hickory bark syrup. rich toffee, cinnamon, and orange flavors with a peppery, lightly smokey finish 7.7% abv

cedar belgo
india pale ale brewed over a wood fire with cedar tips, and fermented with a belgian yeast strain. cedar complements the pine, orange, and earthy aromas from east kent golding, hallertau, and columbus hops. 7.1% abv

turmeric tripel
strong belgian-style tripel brewed with turmeric from river to river farms. pineapple and banana aroma from the yeast blends with a gingery, earthy finish from the turmeric. 8.9% abv

 

home made soda   $1 sample · $3 pint· $8 growler
soda

Spicey, earthy, and woodsy, this Belgian-style table beer has all the parts of the spicebush tree in it with a bit of munich malt to lend a complementary breadiness. 4.7% abv


A note on pizza for weekend of January 29 – 31

Due to some repairs to the oven, we won’t be able to serve pizza until Saturday around 5PM. But don’t let that stop you from coming out to enjoy some of our awesome hearth bread, cheeses, and beer!


Beer List January 23 – 25

familiar   $1 sample · $4 pint · $10 growler fill
beers brewed true to style (or close to it)

gruit
a tart and refreshing gruit made with wild ginger root for a slightly peppery and citrusy flavor. 4.5% abv
forest · foraged · fire   $1.50 sample · $5 goblet · $12.50 growler
beers brewed with ingredients cultivated regionally, foraged on our land, or brewed over a wood fire

sourdough ale
a light-bodied ale with a refreshing crisp tart flavor. soured with our sourdough culture. 3.5% abv

ginger beer
light-bodied, dry beer with a big kick of spiciness from river to river farms ginger. 6.2% abv

herbal golden
light belgian-style golden ale brewed with elderflower, lavender, and lemon thyme from our property. flavors of lemon, poppyseed and green peppercorn with a dry, tea-like finish. 6.6% abv

rose root biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed with locally foraged rose root. crisp, clean amber beer with a lightly tannic finish. 6.0% abv

coffee milk stout
rich, sweet stout brewed with milk sugar and steam shovel coffee. light on the roasted barley and coffee with a full body and creamy mouthfeel. 5.0% abv

 

fancy    $2 sample · $6 goblet · $15 growler
fantastical, free-spirited, flummoxing, fascinating

persimmon spicebush abbey
light amber belgian-style beer brewed with locally foraged persimmons, spicebush berries, honey, and hickory bark syrup. rich toffee, cinnamon, and orange flavors with a peppery, lightly smokey finish 7.7% abv

cedar belgo
india pale ale brewed over a wood fire with cedar tips, and fermented with a belgian yeast strain. cedar complements the pine, orange, and earthy aromas from east kent golding, hallertau, and columbus hops. 7.1% abv

turmeric tripel
strong belgian-style tripel brewed with turmeric from river to river farms. pineapple and banana aroma from the yeast blends with a gingery, earthy finish from the turmeric. 8.9% abv

 

home made soda   $1 sample · $3 pint· $8 growler
orange cream soda


Beer List January 16 – 18

familiar   $1 sample · $4 pint · $10 growler fill
beers brewed true to style (or close to it)

rauchbier
german style ale made with rauch malt, a type of barley smoked with beechwood. this beer has a fairly bready malt character balanced with a light hop bitterness and a lingering smokiness in the finish. like drinking a campfire. 5.4% abv
forest · foraged · fire   $1.50 sample · $5 goblet · $12.50 growler
beers brewed with ingredients cultivated regionally, foraged on our land, or brewed over a wood fire

sourdough ale
a light-bodied ale with a refreshing crisp tart flavor. soured with our sourdough culture. 3.5% abv

ginger beer
light-bodied, dry beer with a big kick of spiciness from river to river farms ginger. 6.2% abv

herbal golden
light belgian-style golden ale brewed with elderflower, lavender, and lemon thyme from our property. flavors of lemon, poppyseed and green peppercorn with a dry, tea-like finish. 6.6% abv

burdock ale
clear amber-brown ale with ruby highlights. caramel and sour cherry aroma with a roasty, lightly coffee-like finish from the addition of roasted burdock root from river to river farms. 5.8% abv

coffee milk stout
rich, sweet stout brewed with milk sugar and steam shovel coffee. light on the roasted barley and coffee with a full body and creamy mouthfeel. 5.0% abv

 

fancy    $2 sample · $6 goblet · $15 growler
fantastical, free-spirited, flummoxing, fascinating

persimmon spicebush abbey
light amber belgian-style beer brewed with locally foraged persimmons, spicebush berries, honey, and hickory bark syrup. rich toffee, cinnamon, and orange flavors with a peppery, lightly smokey finish 7.7% abv

cedar belgo
india pale ale brewed over a wood fire with cedar tips, and fermented with a belgian yeast strain. cedar complements the pine, orange, and earthy aromas from east kent golding, hallertau, and columbus hops. 7.1% abv

turmeric tripel
strong belgian-style tripel brewed with turmeric from river to river farms. pineapple and banana aroma from the yeast blends with a gingery, earthy finish from the turmeric. 8.9% abv

 

home made soda   $1 sample · $3 pint· $8 growler
a fantastic soda whose ingredients are: hickory bark, tart cherries, vanilla bean


Beer List January 9-11

familiar   $1 sample · $4 pint · $10 growler fill
beers brewed true to style (or close to it)

rauchbier
german style ale made with rauch malt, a type of barley smoked with beechwood. this beer has a fairly bready malt character balanced with a light hop bitterness and a lingering smokiness in the finish. like drinking a campfire. 5.4% abv

columbus
american red ale brewed with columbus hops. flavors of caramel, raisin, orange peel, and cedar. 5.6% abv



forest · foraged · fire   $1.50 sample · $5 goblet · $12.50 growler
beers brewed with ingredients cultivated regionally, foraged on our land, or brewed over a wood fire

sourdough ale
a light-bodied ale with a refreshing crisp tart flavor. soured with our sourdough culture. 3.5% abv

ginger beer
light-bodied, dry beer with a big kick of spiciness from river to river farms ginger. 6.2% abv

burdock ale
clear amber-brown ale with ruby highlights. caramel and sour cherry aroma with a roasty, lightly coffee-like finish from the addition of roasted burdock root from river to river farms. 5.8% abv

coffee milk stout
rich, sweet stout brewed with milk sugar and steam shovel coffee. light on the roasted barley and coffee with a full body and creamy mouthfeel. 5.0% abv

 

fancy    $2 sample · $6 goblet · $15 growler
fantastical, free-spirited, flummoxing, fascinating

persimmon spicebush abbey
light amber belgian-style beer brewed with locally foraged persimmons, spicebush berries, honey, and hickory bark syrup. rich toffee, cinnamon, and orange flavors with a peppery, lightly smokey finish 7.7% abv

cedar belgo
india pale ale brewed over a wood fire with cedar tips, and fermented with a belgian yeast strain. cedar complements the pine, orange, and earthy aromas from east kent golding, hallertau, and columbus hops. 7.1% abv

turmeric tripel
strong belgian-style tripel brewed with turmeric from river to river farms. pineapple and banana aroma from the yeast blends with a gingery, earthy finish from the turmeric. 8.9% abv

 

home made soda   $1 sample · $3 pint· $8 growler
a fantastic soda whose ingredients are: hickory bark, tart cherries, vanilla bean


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