Our Beers now on tap
Witbier is a 400-year-old Belgian style wheat ale. The grist is simple: typically 50% raw wheat and 50% pilsner malt give it a very pale straw color; almost white in appearance. Some spices, such as coriander and curacao add to the complexity. The Belgian yeast layer in a peppery spice flavor that blends well with the pleasant sweetness of this wheat based ale. Waterloo is a refreshing Belgian ale, perfect for celebrating a French defeat.
It's Belgian. It's American. It's Amer Belge. Translated to "bitter Belgian," this is our solution to making a great beer better! Based on our Bernoulli Pale ale, but aggressively hopped 7 times with American hops, this beer is sure to please. It's malty, its Belgian funky, its hoppy. Everything hangs in a delicate balance to delight your senses. Amer Belge is perhaps our brewmaster's favorite child
Mickey's Irish Red gets its deep red color from the good portion of roasted barley in the grain bill. Slightly sweet with plenty of malt and caramel flavors, Mickey's finishes slightly dry (also from the roasted grain). There is just enough bitterness from single addition of English hops to bring a bit of balance. Mickey's is an easy drinking session pint.
Amadeus Vienna Lager
Born in Salzburg, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart spent most of his professional career in Vienna. Similarly, the original amber lager was born in Austria but is most famous for its life in Mexico via immigrants in the 1800s. A healthy dose of Vienna malt gives Amadeus a soft, elegant complexity, and Noble hops provide just enough bitterness for balance. Amadeus is refreshingly perfect for a float down the Danube or a climb up Colima alike.
Belgian Pale Ale
Belgian Pale Ales aren't your typical Belgian ales. This is considered an "everyday" beer, and is more focused on drinkability, rather than higher alcohol and spiciness like their cousins. A generous amount of Munich and other specialty malts provide a rich, complex backbone for this easy-drinking session beer. A relatively clean Belgian Ale yeast imparts a mild Belgian flavor with a focus on being drinkable. Bernoulli is a perfect fit for every occasion.
Shamus is our take on a classic oatmeal stout. Dark color and a creamy head meet the eye. Initial taste greets your mouth with a full body and silky smoothness until the roast malts shine through. Coffee kiln malt adds a hint of coffee flavor which increases drinkability. Shamus is an easy drinking stout for the seasoned aficionado and dark-beer newbie alike.
The winner of the Big Red Ball Homebrew pro-am contest, this is a tribute beer to one of the greatest kickball teams that ever was or will be [but never won a championship-ed.]. An aromatically complex, multi-layered, smooth drinking ale that is perfect for sipping on while you’re pitching a big red ball or just spectating. Loads of Galaxy hops give this magnificent beer a floral aroma. The taste is caramel and sweet with a flowery finish that makes this the quintessential pale ale.
When our building was first built, Arkansas was the leading fruit producer in the nation; Petit Jean Mountain was home to numerous apple & pear orchards. We salute those fruity pioneers with our first cider & gluten free offering. The distinct flavor of pears stands out in this refreshing brew. Enjoy after a hike to Cedar Falls!
Past & future beers
Two Timing Ale is a classic American IPA, made with the classic American ingredients, but it is a simple beer to make. The grain bill is mostly American 2 row barley with a little darker and sweeter malt for color and a single variety of hops. There are six large hop additions from first wort to flame out. Enjoy!
A big band deserves a big beer. Introducing "Big Dam Horn-o-Plenty." Created in honor of our friends, The Big Dam Horns, this beer is all about making a great night better. This horn-o-plenty is an Imperial Oktoberfest style. Pain-stakingly brewed with a seemingly endless supply of barley malt that provides a rich, forceful malt profile; yet a smooth finish lets you forget it's hiding 8.5% ABV inside. Truly a Big Dam Beer for a Big Dam Band.
You've enjoyed the Ripple Effect, so let's keep it in the family. Exit rye, enter wheat to make up the majority of the grain. A generous portion of Munich add the malty sweetness, and specialty grains add complexity. Hefe yeast rounds out the classic wheat flavor, which tends to be quite refreshing. Light in body but full in flavor, Rene Descartes is sure to please the masses, even if you don't like geometry.
Leonhard Euler Oktoberfest
Who says Oktoberfest is a seasonal style? Leonhard Euler (pronounced ‘oiler’) is a medium-bodied German lager with a malty sweetness craved year-round. A “natural base” of many base malts give this lager a forceful malty backbone that is complex and delicious. A clean bitterness comes from the finest Noble hops. Unlike its namesake, there is nothing irrational about the exponential delight you will receive from this beer.
Farmer's Table Saison
Saisons were originally brewed for farm workers as a refreshing and fortifying beer. The first thing you will notice is a brilliant white head sitting atop a golden to light orange colored beer. There is just enough hop bitterness to balance the Pilsner, Victory and Wheat malts. Notes of pepper & Orange are present as you drink. The finish is refreshing and dry, made so by the combination of the additions of Belgian candy sugar and orange peel during the boil and the Belgian yeast.
Ripple Effect Rye
Roggenbier is essentially a dunkleweiss brewed with rye malt instead of wheat. Ripple effect is no different. It is brewed with more than half the grain bill being rye and then fermented with a classic hefeweissen yeast. This produces the fruity light esters associated with a classic hefeweiss, but with an added spiciness from the rye, almost reminiscent of rye bread. Light bodied and medium in alcohol, Ripple Effect is a true session beer that is refreshing year- round.
“BLACK HOPS” is our interpretation of a new beer style called Cascadian Dark Ale that originated in the Northwest United States. It is an American IPA loaded with hop varieties from that region of the country. However, this is not your ordinary AIPA. The grain bill resembles that of a British Porter. The flavor is balanced citrus like hop bitterness with noticeable roasted malt and chocolate notes. A nice dry finish with the aroma of the Northwest dry hopping very present.
Do you have a friend that always says "I don't like dark beer"? Next time, pull out the Schwartz! with ludicrous speed. Also know as "black pilsner," a schwarzbier style is based on the classic German Pilsner. It is light in body, with the clean and crisp lager finish so widely enjoyed. We add just enough dark malt to give it a black color and an oh-so-subtle roasted malt flavor. This is sure to turn even the purest heart to the dark side. May the Schwartz! be with you.