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.


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 –

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.


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-

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.

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– Plato


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