House Brewed Beer

Small scale brewing operation with room to grow.

Our Brewing Operation

When we decided to add a full service restaurant and bar to our tasting room we knew we would want to offer beer to our guests. By state and federal law, distilleries are required to have a brewing permit to sell any beer. Our head distiller Mitchell Parr spent many years brewing beer locally and in Chicago for Lagunitas Brewing Co. before we opened the distillery. With the proper permits and a small 7 bbl brewing system, the tasting room serves our small batch house beers and other Wisconsin craft beer! We are happy to be able to support the small breweries in Wisconsin that we love. Due to spirit production demands, we recently brought brewer Graham Kaczmarek onto our team to focus on our house beer program. Graham had worked in several departments for Odell Brewing in Fort Collins, CO before moving back to Wisconsin. Graham has brought with him some very unique beer recipes including his dill flavored pilsner, which makes for the best Bloody Mary side car.

ON TAP NOW!
Woodpecker Barrel Series Vol 1.
BENEATH THE BARK
Chocolate Coconut Stout | 10.2% ABV | 21 IBU
This barrel-aged stout leads with a jet-black viscous flow and a warm caramel head. The nose hits you up front with wet whiskey oak mellowing into aromatic sweetness and deep floral vanilla tones. The rich and creamy milk chocolate backbone combined with toasted coconut takes you on a deep nutty journey with hints of light caramel, and dark chocolate to finish. With a velvet mouthfeel and legs for days, this stout is perfect for sharing with friends and family or not sharing at all!
– available in 500ml bottles at the tasting room! –

NEW! HOWSAGOING IRISH CREAM
Wee Heavy | 5.6% ABV | 25 IBU
A rich and creamy sweet Irish ale with mild bitterness and a drinkability that allows for an early start, because let’s face it, you can’t drink all day if you don’t start early. Whether it’s for breakfast or a nightcap this dark ale is sure to be a good friend. The dark brown hazy color and oversized head is followed by a creamy mouthfeel and a roasty sweetness that goes down smooth.

NEW! SPICY SIDECAR
Spicy Pickled Pilsner | 4.9% ABV | 30 IBU
The kitchen team made a specialty house hot sauce by blending several habanero pepper varieties and letting them ferment in emptied whiskey barrels. Not only did this create a great hot sauce but it also presented our head brewer with the opportunity to spice up our already-popular pickled pilsner. When these peppers were removed from the barrel, Graham immediately filled it with Wisco Sidecar and let the bold flavors get to know each other. The result is an aromatic peppery sensation with a depth of spice that warms the soul. This habanero-forward dill-infused pilsner is a limited release so treat your taste buds to this wild ride while you can!

JIFFY JACK
American Pale Ale | 6.4% ABV | 55 IBU
“Okay buckaroos, Scamp Walker time again. I’m trying to slide one by you once more. Don’t matter how you do it, just do it like you know it. I’ve been down that road once or twice before” – Jerry Jeff Walker
A heavy-handed American pale ale with a deliberate yet delicate malt forward approach. Lotus hops headline this show with a little help from Strata. Smooth and sweet with mild bitterness and a fruit forward finish.
– available in 16oz cans –

COULEE KOOLAID
American Sour Ale | 4.7% ABV | 12 IBU
Caramel malts paired with a generous helping of raspberries, blackberries, and elderberries give off this deep dark reddish hue and soft fruity aroma. Belgium rock candy helps to balance the tartness of this fruited sour ale. “It’ll set your head on fire an’ make your kidneys scream!”
– available in 16oz cans –

WISCO SIDECAR
Pickled Pilsner | 4.9% ABV | 30 IBU
In our quest to create the perfect sidecar we listened to your feedback and adjusted. This new version has double the dill and twice the spice. We also left this beer unfiltered and shortened the lager time to get as much of the dill flavor as we could to come through. It’s wild and hazy and it breaks the rules. This creamy lager is a great pickle-forward way to start your day! (Originally: Sconny Sidecar)
-available in 16oz cans-

CHASIN’ SHADE
American Pale Ale | 5.4% ABV | 38 IBU
The coppery orange hue of this APA hints at the light caramel and toasted maltiness body to follow. Ekuanot hops lead the way for this west coast style pale ale. Not too fruity not too bitter walking the line between too much and not enough. Pairs well with good company and tasty grub. A well balanced companion for chasin’ shade on a hot day.

SCONNY SIDECAR
Pickled Pilsner | 5.2% ABV | 22 IBU
Brewed with a Czech Pilsner approach and a pickle attitude, this beer was inspired by sassy little Grandma Gladys and her delicious homemade pickles. We added dill early and often to this creamy lager with dashes of Cayenne pepper, sea salt and some pickling spices along the way. Great for breakfast and bowling. A worthy sidekick to your next Bloody Mary.

BUOY JUICE
Pale Ale| 4.7% ABV | 30 IBU
Light, refreshing with flavors of stone fruit.

ZAPPA’S HAZE
Midwest Murky IPA | 4.8% ABV | 30 IBU
Pure, Unfiltered, Wild, American style IPA. Zappa and Medusa hops are behind the wheel of this ride. Native to North America these hops were discovered in the mountains of Colorado and New Mexico. Late additions and heavy dry hopping technique help to showcase their rebellious aroma and unique flavor profile that is hard to fit into a category. Fruity yet floral characteristics with a silky mouthfeel and some back end bite. This beer encourages free expression and celebrates innovative characteristics which is fitting being that Zappa hops are named after Frank Zappa himself.

PONY BOY
American Golden Ale | 5.1% ABV | 19 IBU
This ale showcases Strata and Galaxy Hops with a helping hand from Sabro and Falconers Flight. The result is a smooth crushable golden ale with citrusy hits of grapefruit & passion fruit. Stay golden!

SHUT DOWN BROWN
German Mild | 6.5% ABV | 40 IBU
German style mild ale brewed with Northern Brewers hops and Crystal hops. Light brown/dark amber in color and medium in body. Nutty and chocolate aromas; malty in flavor, finishing with just a touch of robust bitterness and hop.

He is a wise man who invented beer.

– Plato

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