Beer List for December 19-21

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

dead leaves and carrots
farmhouse ale brewed with… DEAD LEAVES!! and carrots from our garden. clean, crisp beer with a bitterness reminiscent of fallen leaves and a touch of sweetness from the carrots on the finish. 4.7% abv

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

st. john’s wort ale
medium-bodied amber ale brewed with locally harvested st. john’s wort, yarrow, and cedar tips. sweet, lightly piney aroma with flavors of toast and caramel with a slightly herbal finish. 5.9% abv

 

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

mumm
an old english style black gruit brewed with herbs from our garden: lavender, mint, sage, basil, rosemary, etc. 4.9% abv

hickory gruit
sour blonde ale brewed with all parts of the hickory tree: leaves, nuts, and bark. No hops and finished with lactobacillus. toasty aroma with a lemon tartness and a finish reminiscent of incense and marshmallows. 7.4% abv

 

home made soda   $1 sample · $3 pint· $8 growler
burdock-ginger ale (with burdock and ginger from river to river farms)

 


December 12 – 14

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

wild hop pale
a belgian pale ale brewed with wild southern illinois hops. this ale is light and crisp with a dry finish. the wild hops give a light pineapple and woody aroma with a slight peppery and grassy flavor. 4.8% abv

pawpaw abbey
belgian abbey ale brewed with september’s harvest of pawpaws. has an aroma of pawpaw (rich mango, toffee, dehydrated banana) with the same flavor plus a slight nutmeg spice character. finishes dry.   6.7% abv

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

hickory
scottish 80 shilling brewed with toasted hickory bark, malty, caramel base beer blends with the unique flavor of hickory bark, leaving an incense-like smokiness and a flavor reminiscent of maple syrup and marshmallows. 5.5% 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

mumm
an old english style black gruit brewed with herbs from our garden: lavender, mint, sage, basil, rosemary, etc. 4.9% abv

hickory gruit
sour blonde ale brewed with all parts of the hickory tree: leaves, nuts, and bark. No hops and finished with lactobacillus. toasty aroma with a lemon tartness and a finish reminiscent of incense and marshmallows. 7.4% abv

 

home made soda   $1 sample · $3 pint· $8 growler
ginger and lemongrass soda

 


Beer List December 5 – 7

 

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

wild hop pale
a belgian pale ale brewed with wild southern illinois hops. this ale is light and crisp with a dry finish. the wild hops give a light pineapple and woody aroma with a slight peppery and grassy flavor. 4.8% abv

pawpaw abbey
belgian abbey ale brewed with september’s harvest of pawpaws. has an aroma of pawpaw (rich mango, toffee, dehydrated banana) with the same flavor plus a slight nutmeg spice character. finishes dry.   6.7% abv

chile coffee
dark amber/brown ale brewed with cayenne pepper from our garden, coffee from steam shovel coffee roasters in anna, il, and a dash of cacao nibs. lightly chocolatey with a roasty coffee aroma and a mild spicy finish. 6.7% abv

hickory
scottish 80 shilling brewed with toasted hickory bark, malty, caramel base beer blends with the unique flavor of hickory bark, leaving an incense-like smokiness and a flavor reminiscent of maple syrup and marshmallows. 5.5% 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

mumm
an old english style black gruit brewed with herbs from our garden: lavender, mint, sage, basil, rosemary, etc. 4.9% abv

burdock sahti
sour finnish ale bittered with cedar and roasted burdock root–no hops. robust, piney aroma with a tartness reminiscent of grapes and sour cherry. 4.6% abv

 

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

scottish 80 shilling brewed with toasted hickory bark. malty, caramel base beer blends with the unique flavor of hickory bark, leaving an incense-like smokiness and a flavor reminiscent of maple syrup and marshmallows. 5.5% abv


Beer List for November 21-23 and Thanksgiving Hours

Our beer list for the weekend of November 21-23 is below. We will be open next weekend, Thanksgiving weekend, from Friday through Sunday. Friday we will have special hours, opening at noon and closing at 10 PM. Saturday and Sunday are the same.

 

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

pumpkin seed ale
english bitter brewed with toasted pumpkin seeds. an aroma remisiscent of biscuit and fresh bread, with a toasty, crisp finish. 4.8% abv

wild hop pale
a belgian pale ale brewed with wild southern illinois hops. this ale is light and crisp with a dry finish. the wild hops give a light pineapple and woody aroma with a slight peppery and grassy flavor. 4.8% abv

pawpaw abbey
belgian abbey ale brewed with september’s harvest of pawpaws. has an aroma of pawpaw (rich mango, toffee, dehydrated banana) with the same flavor plus a slight nutmeg spice character. finishes dry.   6.7% abv

chile coffee
dark amber/brown ale brewed with cayenne pepper from our garden, coffee from steam shovel coffee roasters in anna, il, and a dash of cacao nibs. lightly chocolatey with a roasty coffee aroma and a mild spicy finish. 6.7% 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

mumm
an old english style black gruit brewed with herbs from our garden: lavender, mint, sage, basil, rosemary, etc. 4.9% abv

9-hour dubbel
belgian abbey ale, a portion of which was boiled for 9 hours. banana, plum, and apple aromas with a moderately dry caramel finish. 6.6% abv

burdock sahti
sour finnish ale bittered with cedar and roasted burdock root–no hops. robust, piney aroma with a tartness reminiscent of grapes and sour cherry. 4.6% abv

 

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


Beer List November 14 – 16

*after we run out of the rye cedar, we’ll be tapping a luscious milk stout made with steamshovel coffee!

 

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

pumpkin seed ale
english bitter brewed with toasted pumpkin seeds. an aroma remisiscent of biscuit and fresh bread, with a toasty, crisp finish. 4.8% abv

rye cedar
fresh, orange peel aroma from the cedar complements a belgian yeast strain that gives a hint of cherry and plum. finishes dry and spicy from a healthy dose of rye in the mash. 5.4% abv

wild hop pale
a belgian pale ale brewed with wild southern illinois hops. this ale is light and crisp with a dry finish. the wild hops give a light pineapple and woody aroma with a slight peppery and grassy flavor. 4.8% abv

pawpaw abbey
belgian abbey ale brewed with september’s harvest of pawpaws. has an aroma of pawpaw (rich mango, toffee, dehydrated banana) with the same flavor plus a slight nutmeg spice character. finishes dry.   6.7% abv

chile coffee
dark amber/brown ale brewed with cayenne pepper from our garden, coffee from steam shovel coffee roasters in anna, il, and a dash of cacao nibs. lightly chocolatey with a roasty coffee aroma and a mild spicy finish. 6.7% abv

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

mumm
an old english style black gruit brewed with herbs from our garden: lavender, mint, sage, basil, rosemary, etc. 4.9% abv

9-hour dubbel
belgian abbey ale, a portion of which was boiled for 9 hours. banana, plum, and apple aromas with a moderately dry caramel finish. 6.6% abv

burdock sahti
sour finnish ale bittered with cedar and roasted burdock root–no hops. robust, piney aroma with a tartness reminiscent of grapes and sour cherry. 4.6% abv

 

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


Beer List Nov 7 – 9

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

pumpkin seed ale
english bitter brewed with toasted pumpkin seeds. an aroma remisiscent of biscuit and fresh bread, with a toasty, crisp finish. 4.8% abv

rye cedar
fresh, orange peel aroma from the cedar complements a belgian yeast strain that gives a hint of cherry and plum. finishes dry and spicy from a healthy dose of rye in the mash. 5.4% abv

wild hop pale
a belgian pale ale brewed with wild southern illinois hops. this ale is light and crisp with a dry finish. the wild hops give a light pineapple and woody aroma with a slight peppery and grassy flavor. 4.8% abv

pawpaw abbey
belgian abbey ale brewed with september’s harvest of pawpaws. has an aroma of pawpaw (rich mango, toffee, dehydrated banana) with the same flavor plus a slight nutmeg spice character. finishes dry.   6.7% abv

chile coffee
dark amber/brown ale brewed with cayenne pepper from our garden, coffee from steam shovel coffee roasters in anna, il, and a dash of cacao nibs. lightly chocolatey with a roasty coffee aroma and a mild spicy finish. 6.7% abv

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

mumm
an old english style black gruit brewed with herbs from our garden: lavender, mint, sage, basil, rosemary, etc. 4.9% abv

9-hour dubbel
belgian abbey ale, a portion of which was boiled for 9 hours. banana, plum, and apple aromas with a moderately dry caramel finish. 6.6% abv

burdock sahti
sour finnish ale bittered with cedar and roasted burdock root–no hops. robust, piney aroma with a tartness reminiscent of grapes and sour cherry. 4.6% abv

 

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


Beer List October 31 – November 2

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

pumpkin seed ale
english bitter brewed with toasted pumpkin seeds. an aroma remisiscent of biscuit and fresh bread, with a toasty, crisp finish. 4.8% abv

rye cedar
fresh, orange peel aroma from the cedar complements a belgian yeast strain that gives a hint of cherry and plum. finishes dry and spicy from a healthy dose of rye in the mash. 5.4% abv

peach abbey
belgian abbey ale brewed with fresh peaches from mileur orchards in murphysboro. robust peach aroma gives way to a light caramel and stone fruit flavor. fruity but not sweet. 6.7% abv

pawpaw abbey
belgian abbey ale brewed with september’s harvest of pawpaws. has an aroma of pawpaw (rich mango, toffee, dehydrated banana) with the same flavor plus a slight nutmeg spice character. finishes dry.   6.7% abv

chile coffee amber
amber ale brewed with cayenne pepper from our garden, coffee from steam shovel coffee roasters in anna, il, and a dash of cacao nibs. lightly chocolatey with a roasty coffee aroma and a mild spicy finish. 6.7% abv

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

wee heavy
scottish style ale made with wild yeast from our air. maltier than it is hoppy, this beer is full of caramel, prune, and toffee flavors with a semi-dry finish. 8% abv

9-hour dubbel
belgian abbey ale, a portion of which was boiled for 9 hours. banana, plum, and apple aromas with a moderately dry caramel finish. 6.6% abv

burdock sahti
sour finnish ale bittered with cedar and roasted burdock root–no hops. robust, piney aroma with a tartness reminiscent of grapes and sour cherry. 4.6% abv

 

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


Beer List October 24 – 26

Upcoming events: We have music from The Swamp Tigers on Sunday from 3pm to 5pm and we’re taking over all 18 taps at Hangar 9 in Carbondale, on Monday evening at 5pm. The brewery/tasting room will be open normal hours all weekend!

 

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

esb
a traditional, golden colored english beer with a bouquet of flowers, grass, spice, and biscuit in the aroma. the hops give a lightly spicy and gentle bitterness balanced with a bready and biscuit like malt flavor with hints of caramel. absolutely nothing wrong with this beer. 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

pumpkin seed ale
english bitter brewed with toasted pumpkin seeds. an aroma remisiscent of biscuit and fresh bread, with a toasty, crisp finish. 4.8% abv

rye cedar
fresh, orange peel aroma from the cedar complements a belgian yeast strain that gives a hint of cherry and plum. finishes dry and spicy from a healthy dose of rye in the mash. 5.4% abv

peach abbey
belgian abbey ale brewed with fresh peaches from mileur orchards in murphysboro. robust peach aroma gives way to a light caramel and stone fruit flavor. fruity but not sweet. 6.7% abv

pawpaw abbey
belgian abbey ale brewed with september’s harvest of pawpaws. has an aroma of pawpaw (rich mango, toffee, dehydrated banana) with the same flavor plus a slight nutmeg spice character. finishes dry.   6.7% abv

 

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

gooseberry saison
belgian farmhouse ale brewed with locally harvested gooseberries. smooth, dry lightly tart with flavors of lemon and lime. 6.4% abv

9-hour dubbel
belgian abbey ale, a portion of which was boiled for 9 hours. banana, plum, and apple aromas with a moderately dry caramel finish. 6.6% abv

105
a strong saison made with 105 different previously living organisms (herbs, roots, fungi, fruit, no animals, etc). an aroma of earth and herbs is complimented by a complex flavor of citrus, pepper, and dirt created by the myriad of southern illinois’ ingredients. the essence of here.  7.4% abv

burdock sahti
sour finnish ale bittered with cedar and roasted burdock root–no hops. robust, piney aroma with a tartness reminiscent of grapes and sour cherry. 4.6% abv

 

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


Beer List for October 17-19

We have music from The Storm Crows Friday night from 6 PM to 9 PM! And we’ll be pouring at the Big Muddy Monster Brew Fest this Saturday at Riverside Park in Murphysboro. We’ll be pouring our Pumpkin Seed Ale, Spicebush Saison, 9-Hour Dubbel, and the Gooseberry Saison in the Imperial Tent. The brewery/tasting room will be open normal hours all weekend!

 

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

esb
a traditional, golden colored english beer with a bouquet of flowers, grass, spice, and biscuit in the aroma. the hops give a lightly spicy and gentle bitterness balanced with a bready and biscuit like malt flavor with hints of caramel. absolutely nothing wrong with this beer. 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

smoked apple ale
lightly smoked, hazy golden ale brewed with honey crisp apples from mileur orchards in Murphysboro and bittered with hickory leaves from our property. apple puree was caramelized for several hours lending the beer a robust apple aroma and burnt caramel finish. 6% abv

sumac farmhouse
farmhouse ale gold in color and brewed with our own estate cascade hops and sumac berries. Light and refreshing with bright citrus and lemon flavors from the sumac and cascade. 6.4% abv

spicebush belgian
a belgian ale brewed with spicebush berries and leaves, providing hints of citrus, pepper, and clove. the belgian yeast creates a flavor of banana, peach, and other stonefruit flavors. 6.8% abv

elderberry ale
burnt orange ale with a ruby tint, brewed with elderberries from our property. smooth and light with a lightly sweet blueberry-like finish. 5.5% abv

 

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

lavender tripel
strong belgian-style tripel brewed with lavender and lemon thyme from our garden. plum, floral, lemon, and cinnamon flavors round out a smooth, full bodied blonde abbey ale. 8.5% abv

9-hour dubbel
belgian abbey ale, a portion of which was boiled for 9 hours. banana, plum, and apple aromas with a moderately dry caramel finish. 6.6% abv

105
a strong saison made with 105 different previously living organisms (herbs, roots, fungi, fruit, no animals, etc). an aroma of earth and herbs is complimented by a complex flavor of citrus, pepper, and dirt created by the myriad of southern illinois’ ingredients. the essence of here.  7.4% abv

burdock sahti
sour finnish ale bittered with cedar and roasted burdock root–no hops. robust, piney aroma with a tartness reminiscent of grapes and sour cherry. 4.6% abv

 

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


Beer List October 10 – 12

 

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

esb
a traditional, golden colored english beer with a bouquet of flowers, grass, spice, and biscuit in the aroma. the hops give a lightly spicy and gentle bitterness balanced with a bready and biscuit like malt flavor with hints of caramel. absolutely nothing wrong with this beer. 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

smoked apple ale
lightly smoked, hazy golden ale brewed with honey crisp apples from mileur orchards in Murphysboro and bittered with hickory leaves from our property. apple puree was caramelized for several hours lending the beer a robust apple aroma and burnt caramel finish. 6% abv

sumac farmhouse
farmhouse ale gold in color and brewed with our own estate cascade hops and sumac berries. Light and refreshing with bright citrus and lemon flavors from the sumac and cascade. 6.4% abv

spicebush belgian
a belgian ale brewed with spicebush berries and leaves, providing hints of citrus, pepper, and clove. the belgian yeast creates a flavor of banana, peach, and other stonefruit flavors. 6.8% abv

elderberry ale
burnt orange ale with a ruby tint, brewed with elderberries from our property. smooth and light with a lightly sweet blueberry-like finish. 5.5% abv

 

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

lavender tripel
strong belgian-style tripel brewed with lavender and lemon thyme from our garden. plum, floral, lemon, and cinnamon flavors round out a smooth, full bodied blonde abbey ale. 8.5% abv

9-hour dubbel
belgian abbey ale, a portion of which was boiled for 9 hours. banana, plum, and apple aromas with a moderately dry caramel finish. 6.6% abv

big basil ale
twice the basil, twice the hops, and almost twice the alcohol of our popular basil ale. huge basil aroma, spiked with alcohol, balanced with a caramel malt sweetness. what we can say? it’s just a freaking big basil ale. 8% abv

burdock sahti
sour finnish ale bittered with cedar and roasted burdock root–no hops. robust, piney aroma with a tartness reminiscent of grapes and sour cherry. 4.6% abv

 

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


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