New THURSDAY Summer Hours!

We are excited to announce that starting THIS Thursday, May 14th, we will have new summer hours on Thursdays from 5 PM to 10 PM! We will not have food but you can come by for a beer after work and fill up a growler! Feel free to bring your own picnic or dinner. Friday through Sunday hours remain the same.


Beer List Weekend of May 8, 2015

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

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

missoula gruit
an amber ale made with evening in missoula tea, which is an herbal tea with 15 different herbs. slightly tart finish. 4.9% abv

wood-fired biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed in our copper over a wood fire. lightly sweet malt character with a hint of fruitiness. 6.5% abv

lemon grass pale
a pale ale made with lemon grass 5% abv

spring tonic
incredibly light beer brewed with 15 different spring herbs and plants and no hops. easy-drinking with a crisp, tart finish. 5.2% abv

wild rye
belgian rye ale brewed with rye malt from riverbend malt in north carolina and fermented with our own wild yeast culture. robust fruity aroma of prunes and cherries with a spicy, lightly peppery dry finish. 5.2% abv

 

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

pignut
german maibock brewed with pignut hickory nuts and hulls, and riverbend two-row malt from north carolina. smooth blonde beer with a rich body boasting notes of caramel, nut, and spice. 7.0% abv

chanterelle biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed with 50 lbs of foraged chanterelle mushrooms. crisp, malty beer with a light, buttery funkiness and an apricot finish. 6.35% abv

todd rocks — fonta flora collab stein beer
brewed with our friends at fonta flora brewery in north carolina, this tart, black gruit was brewed entirely by the heat of smoldering missouri granite rocks in buffalo trace whiskey barrels. lightly smokey and incense-like with a refreshing raspberry finish. bittered with hickory and oak leaves, hickory hulls, shiso seed pods, and toasted hickory bark. 5.8% abv

 

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


Beer List May 1 – 3

*there was a last minute change in time for Hey Honey’s performance. They will be playing 6 – 8 Saturday.

 

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

common
a crisp American-style beer brewed with Fuggle hops. easy drinking with a lightly woody and fruity aroma. 5.3% abv

sauerteig weissbier
a bavarian hefeweizen inspired beer made with our sourdough starter. the yeast character is more similar to a belgian abbey or saison 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

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

missoula gruit
an amber ale made with evening in missoula tea, which is an herbal tea with 15 different herbs. slightly tart finish. 4.9% abv

wood-fired biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed in our copper over a wood fire. lightly sweet malt character with a hint of fruitiness. 6.5% abv

lemon grass pale
a pale ale made with lemon grass 5% abv

basil ale
orange copper color, malty, caramelly, and basil to the max with hints of citrus and flowers from the hops. 5.6% abv

 

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

chanterelle biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed with 50 lbs of foraged chanterelle mushrooms. crisp, malty beer with a light, buttery funkiness and an apricot finish. 6.35% abv

todd rocks — fonta flora collab stein beer
brewed with our friends at fonta flora brewery in north carolina, this tart, black gruit was brewed entirely by the heat of smoldering missouri granite rocks in buffalo trace whiskey barrels. lightly smokey and incense-like with a refreshing raspberry finish. bittered with hickory and oak leaves, hickory hulls, shiso seed pods, and toasted hickory bark. 5.8% abv

 

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

hickory soda


Beer List March 24 – 26

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

common
a crisp American-style beer brewed with Fuggle hops. easy drinking with a lightly woody and fruity aroma. 5.3% abv

sauerteig weissbier
a bavarian hefeweizen inspired beer made with our sourdough starter. the yeast character is more similar to a belgian abbey or saison 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

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

missoula gruit
an amber ale made with evening in missoula tea, which is an herbal tea with 15 different herbs. slightly tart finish. 4.9% abv

wood-fired biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed in our copper over a wood fire. lightly sweet malt character with a hint of fruitiness. 6.5% abv

sahti
a lighter version of our usual sahti, this ale has a pronounced fruity cedar character, with a light and refreshing maltiness. 4.2% abv

basil ale
orange copper color, malty, caramelly, and basil to the max with hints of citrus and flowers from the hops. 5.6% abv

 

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

chanterelle biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed with 50 lbs of foraged chanterelle mushrooms. crisp, malty beer with a light, buttery funkiness and an apricot finish. 6.35% abv

todd rocks — fonta flora collab stein beer
brewed with our friends at fonta flora brewery in north carolina, this tart, black gruit was brewed entirely by the heat of smoldering missouri granite rocks in buffalo trace whiskey barrels. lightly smokey and incense-like with a refreshing raspberry finish. bittered with hickory and oak leaves, hickory hulls, shiso seed pods, and toasted hickory bark. 5.8% abv

 

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

cream soda with ginger and basil


Beer List April 17 – 19

 

 

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

common
a crisp American-style beer brewed with Fuggle hops. easy drinking with a lightly woody and fruity aroma. 5.3% abv

sauerteig weissbier
a bavarian hefeweizen inspired beer made with our sourdough starter. the yeast character is more similar to a belgian abbey or saison 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

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

missoula gruit
an amber ale made with evening in missoula tea, which is an herbal tea with 15 different herbs. slightly tart finish. 4.9% abv

wood-fired biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed in our copper over a wood fire. lightly sweet malt character with a hint of fruitiness. 6.5% abv

sahti
a lighter version of our usual sahti, this ale has a pronounced fruity cedar character, with a light and refreshing maltiness. 4.2% abv

bark ale
a bready and caramelly ale made with hickory bark to lend a smokey and marshmallow-like character. balanced perfectly between maltiness and hoppiness. 5.6% abv

beet stout
dry stout brewed with golden beets and wild oregano. it has aromas of dark chocolate, earthy beet, oregano, and toffee; along with flavors of the same. finishes dry. 5.4% abv

 

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

chanterelle biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed with 50 lbs of foraged chanterelle mushrooms. crisp, malty beer with a light, buttery funkiness and an apricot finish. 6.35% abv

 

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

cream soda with ginger and basil


Beer List April 10-12

Lots of fun things going on this weekend! Saturday is the Illinois Climbers Association’s Local Media Showcase. Come out and see some of our talented climbers in action. $1 from each beer sale will be donated to ICA during the evening.

On Sunday we’ll have our first band of the season, Uncle Pecos, out on the stage. The weather should be gorgeous and sunny!

 

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

common
a crisp American-style beer brewed with Fuggle hops. easy drinking with a lightly woody and fruity aroma.

 

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

single tree: oak
this year we’re experimenting with beers whose flavoring and aroma ingredients come from a single tree. this beer features leaves, branches, bark, and acorns from the oak tree with just a light hop bitterness.

wood-fired biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed in our copper over a wood fire. lightly sweet malt character with a hint of fruitiness. 6.5% abv

sahti
a lighter version of our usual sahti, this ale has a pronounced fruity cedar character, with a light and refreshing maltiness. 4.2% abv

bark ale
a bready and caramelly ale made with hickory bark to lend a smokey and marshmallow-like character. balanced perfectly between maltiness and hoppiness. 5.6% abv

beet stout
dry stout brewed with golden beets and wild oregano. it has aromas of dark chocolate, earthy beet, oregano, and toffee; along with flavors of the same. finishes dry. 5.4% abv

 

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

chanterelle biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed with 50 lbs of foraged chanterelle mushrooms. crisp, malty beer with a light, buttery funkiness and an apricot finish.

honey pear ale   *11 oz snifter
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
mint soda


Beer List April 3 – 5

Also, Saturday evening at 7:30pm, we’ll be showing a double feature of A Trip to the Moon and The Great Train Robbery on our bigscreen outside.

 

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

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

wood-fired biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed in our copper over a wood fire. lightly sweet malt character with a hint of fruitiness. 6.5% abv

sahti
a lighter version of our usual sahti, this ale has a pronounced fruity cedar character, with a light and refreshing maltiness. 4.2% abv

bark ale
a bready and caramelly ale made with hickory bark to lend a smokey and marshmallow-like character. balanced perfectly between maltiness and hoppiness. 5.6% abv

beet stout
dry stout brewed with golden beets and wild oregano. it has aromas of dark chocolate, earthy beet, oregano, and toffee; along with flavors of the same. finishes dry. 5.4% abv

 

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

barrel aged braggot  *11oz snifter
ale made with about 50lbs of local honey and aged for 7mo in an old whiskey barrel. it has aromas of phenolic brettanomyces, fresh oranges, cranberries, and hints of leather with a slight vinous character. flavors of wood, caramel, and grain abound. 11.8% abv

honey pear ale   *11 oz snifter
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
chocolate mint soda


Beer List March 27 – 29

Also, Saturday evening at 7:30pm, we’ll be playing the movie The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari on our bigscreen outside.

 

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

wood-fired biere de garde
french-style farmhouse beer brewed in our copper over a wood fire. lightly sweet malt character with a hint of fruitiness. 6.5% abv

sahti
a lighter version of our usual sahti, this ale has a pronounced fruity cedar character, with a light and refreshing maltiness. 4.2% abv

beet stout
dry stout brewed with golden beets and wild oregano. it has aromas of dark chocolate, earthy beet, oregano, and toffee; along with flavors of the same. finishes dry. 5.4% abv

 

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

barrel aged braggot  *11oz snifter
ale made with about 50lbs of local honey and aged for 7mo in an old whiskey barrel. it has aromas of phenolic brettanomyces, fresh oranges, cranberries, and hints of leather with a slight vinous character. flavors of wood, caramel, and grain abound. 11.8% abv

honey pear ale   *11 oz snifter
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
chocolate mint soda


Beer List March 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

beet stout
dry stout brewed with golden beets and wild oregano. it has aromas of dark chocolate, earthy beet, oregano, and toffee; along with flavors of the same. finishes dry. 5.4% abv

 

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

barrel aged braggot  *11oz snifter
ale made with about 50lbs of local honey and aged for 7mo in an old whiskey barrel. it has aromas of phenolic brettanomyces, fresh oranges, cranberries, and hints of leather with a slight vinous character. flavors of wood, caramel, and grain abound. 11.8% abv

honey pear ale   *11 oz snifter
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
cherry elderberry soda


Beer List March 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

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

hay
brilliant golden belgian ale brewed with alfalfa and fescue hay. crisp with light apricot and cherry overtones and a grassy finish. 6.6% abv

 

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

la lobolly
our collaboration with fonta flora brewery in north carolina. red saison brewed with cherry wood shavings, dead loblolly pine needles and fresh eastern white pine needles 5.5% abv

honey pear ale   *11 oz snifter
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
chocolate mint soda


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