Backpocket Brewing

Map of Backpocket Brewing
Work at this brewery?

TapHunter can help you manage and promote your beer.

Claim this brewery

Beers


Backpocket 1st Runnings

Backpocket 1st Runnings

Russian Imperial Stout11.4% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Backpocket After Midnight

Backpocket After Midnight

Winter Seasonal Beer5.6% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Winter is here and the time for dark beers has arrived. Dark roasted malts dominate the flavor profile of this Black Saison, with a touch of subtle fruit notes added by the addition of elder berries, juniper berries, rose hip and a traditional saison yeast. It has a medium body, a solid head and finishes very dry.

Backpocket Alternative Perspective

Backpocket Alternative Perspective

Altbier3.7% ABV23 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

ALTernative Perspective pours a tan color and has an enduring head (pictured here). It is amber to brown in color with a subtle mix of aromas hinting at toffee, raisins, and roasted coffee. The taste opens with dried fruit, which lingers all the way through the drink. It's malt flavor of toasted bread and toffee are noticeable and help build its body. At 3.7% ABV and 23 IBUs, this beer is perfect for summer.

Backpocket Another IPA

Backpocket Another IPA

7.3% ABV72 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Just Another IPA, we don't think so. This unfiltered burnished copper nectar hits the nose hard with heavy tropical fruit notes dominated by passionfruit and undercut with lemon courtesy of Amarillo and Sorachi Ace hops. Another IPA is a full bodied beer with rounded effervescence that tastes strongly of juicy mango interspersed with pungent pine accents and smoothed by semi-sweet caramelly undertones. It ends with a spicy clean bitterness that lingers long after the last sip.

Backpocket Anything You Can Do

Backpocket Anything You Can Do

American IPA7.9% ABV84 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Off-White head and Light Amber hue welcomes the first sip. An aroma of Orange Pith dominates with a backbone of american hop Pine smells. The first sip blasts the mouth with tons of citrus fruit flavor with a thick malt body which leads further into the mouth with hints of pine. The hop bitterness cleans the finish out to help guide the drinker for another try.

Backpocket Blood On The Blade

Backpocket Blood On The Blade

Red IPA6.5% ABV65 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

A red rye pale ale with a side of citra and chinook hops.

Backpocket Blood On The Blade Red IPA

Backpocket Blood On The Blade Red IPA

Red IPA7.0% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

A red rye pale ale with a deep Blood Red color and an aroma rich in hops, reminiscent of of an open grassy field. With hints of grapefruit and roasted malt to round it out, the bitterness stays in check and clears the pallet quickly.

Backpocket Cane Blade

Backpocket Cane Blade

Double IPA8.4% ABV82 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Double dry-hopped double IPA. Combines sharp aroma and flavor with a smooth drinking profile. Created with the help of Columbus, Centennial, and Simcoe hops, this DIPA doesn’t taste as bitter as it’s made out to be. Slight grapefruit flavor at the end before your tongue starts feeling the hops do their business.

Backpocket Centripetal Force

Backpocket Centripetal Force

Experimental Beer4.6% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

A collaboration beer with Big Grove, Lion Bridge, and SingleSpeed. An Iowa-Belgian Ale that is rouge to pink in color. A slight bubblegum aroma opens it up, leading to more earthy and herbal flower. Some hops come through the smell but can be translated as spice. Bubblegum, floral hibiscus, rose hip, and citrus flavors all battle to be number one. The beer cleans out quickly with the hops finally making an appearance at the end to clean out the back of the throat.

Backpocket Churchill's Best

Backpocket Churchill's Best

Best Bitter3.8% ABV18 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

The rocky beige head on this beauty harmonizes with aromas of mint, toasted bread, and caramel. The flavor starts with a sweet caramel that lasts all the way to the back of the throat. Earthy and herbal hops appear in the middle of the sip but are clearly playing second fiddle in this symphony. A slight hop bitterness helps clean the palate but there is still a noticeable lingering sweetness. This beer wears many hats, much like Sir Churchill himself.

Backpocket Cider's Workshop #2

Backpocket Cider's Workshop #2

Common Cider5.5% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

This refreshing Cider is crafted from Washington apples in the IRL to create a light and not too sweet Apple Cider.

Backpocket Ciders Workshop #1

Backpocket Ciders Workshop #1

Common Cider5.5% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

This refreshing Cider is crafted from Washington apples in the IRL to create a light and not too sweet Apple Cider.

Backpocket Exaggerator

Backpocket Exaggerator

Doppelbock7.8% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Pours jet black with a full brown head on top. The aroma carries hints of figs, toffee, and coffee and follows with a background of smoke to conceal the contents. The first sip invades your mouth with flavors of dates, figs, raisins, and other dried fruit. As the initial flavors subside, the earthy and smoky notes carry through allowing the swallow to taste of sweetness which lingers in the back of the throat while the body fades due to the dark malt, which only helps to form a seamless transiti

Backpocket Flower Eater

Backpocket Flower Eater

Belgian Tripel8.0% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

A collaboration beer with Big Grove, Lion Bridge, and SingleSpeed. A slight bubblegum aroma opens it up, leading to more earthy and herbal flower. Some hops come through the smell but can be translated as spice. Bubblegum, floral hibiscus, rose hip, and citrus flavors all battle to be number one. The beer cleans out quickly with the hops finally making an appearance at the end to clean out the back of the throat. The high carbonation helps to clean the mouth out.

Backpocket Gold Coin

Backpocket Gold Coin

Munich Helles5.2% ABV15 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Light, simple and drinkable, a full flavored classic. This delicate Lager has very little hop nose with little to no bitterness but a rich light malty character that pleases the pallat.

Backpocket Grand Gable

Backpocket Grand Gable

Abt/Quadrupel8.8% ABV42 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

A spicy and strong Belgian quad aged in Mississippi River and Cedar Ridge whiskey barrels for big malt complexity and dark fruit notes.

Backpocket Hawkeye Black

Backpocket Hawkeye Black

American Porter5.3% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

A robust roasted porter. This beer has a rich smooth malty character, with roasted character at the forefront of both flavor and aroma. This is accented by a undertones of smoke. The body and ABV are moderate.

Backpocket Hawktober

Backpocket Hawktober

Märzen5.3% ABV28 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Backpocket Hawktoberfest

Backpocket Hawktoberfest

Märzen5.3% ABV28 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Backpocket Jackknife

Backpocket Jackknife

American IPA5.8% ABV48 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

A pale ale that's as smooth and versatile as it is flavorful. Just the right combination of American hops to produce an aroma,bitterness and taste that you will find yourself coming back to again and again, for all kinds of purposes. Just like that trusty jackknife you've carried for as long as you can remember.

Backpocket Murderhorn

Backpocket Murderhorn

Belgian Blond Ale10.2% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Backpocket Newbo Summer Pils

Backpocket Newbo Summer Pils

German Pils6.0% ABV60 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Cedar Rapids has a strong Czech heritage centered around the Newbo district which we wanted to honor with a beer from the homeland. This Pilsner is crisp & refreshing like the namesake neighborhood.

Backpocket Ol' Bufflehead

Backpocket Ol' Bufflehead

English Barleywine8.5% ABV25 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Aroma of stone fruit and a hint of bread. Flavor has prune and raisins a small showing of hop in the background.

Backpocket Oud Bruin

Backpocket Oud Bruin

Oud Bruin7.0% ABV25 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

This "Old Brown" (sometime called a flanders Brown) has been aging in our cellar for the past year. During this time it has develop a gentle malt character with no hop character and a touch of sour character from its time in oak barrels. It has deep brown color and a medium body.

Backpocket Penny Whistle

Backpocket Penny Whistle

5.5% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Backpocket Pennywhistle

Backpocket Pennywhistle

American Wheat Beer5.5% ABV15 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

A Hefeweizen with hints of clove and a touch of cinnamon… Decide for yourself, but nope, there aren't any gimmicks behind the flavor of this refreshing Wiezen. Just basic ingredients playin' their favorite tunes.

Backpocket Pucker Up Right Meow (Sour)

Backpocket Pucker Up Right Meow (Sour)

Specialty Fruit Beer3.8% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Backpocket Raygun

Backpocket Raygun

American IPA7.2% ABV61 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Backpocket Raygun IPA

Backpocket Raygun IPA

American IPA7.6% ABV67 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

A Galaxy-hopped ale that satisfies the cravings of those who claim that "I don't like IPAs". After one sip of this slightly grapefruity and citrusy beverage the tongue will show it's happiness by turning the initial sip into many others. A golden haze in color, Raygun is the IPA needed to conquer galaxies afar.

Backpocket Riot Of '84

Backpocket Riot Of '84

Pre-Prohibition Lager5.0% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Beer pours with a white foam head and is slightly hazy golden in color. The flavor opens clean and crisp with a hint of corn and malty sweetness. The finish is slightly sweet lingering in the back of the throat with a slight hoppy bitter bite to help cleanse after every sip.

Backpocket Rootmarm

Backpocket Rootmarm

Belgian Dubbel8.5% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

This flavorful brew has an aroma with faint hints of bubblegum hidden behind caramel, coffee and roast notes. The flavor opens dry with the licorice, which is quickly followed by sweet flavors of caramel and roasted sugars. This beer ends as it began, dry with licorice helping cleanse the palate. A lingering sweetness lives in the back of the throat as it finishes. Rootmarm is delicate and flavorful, unlike the mush for which is was named.

Backpocket Rootstock

Backpocket Rootstock

Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer7.0% ABV40 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

This beer pours with a ruby/orange color blend that gives-off hints of produce. Made with local field beets, carrots, and squash, it only makes sense that the aroma opens with those vegetables subtly. Hidden underneath is slight pepper as well as the grape aroma of a dry chardonnay. The first sip unveils the earthy beet flavor mixed with clean sweet remnants of American sparkling wine. Lingering sweetness is noticeable but not off-putting, which fades away slowly. Forget about the heavily advert

Backpocket Slingshot

Backpocket Slingshot

Munich Dunkel5.3% ABV22 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Don't let the Slingshot's color fool you, it has a light body, and smooth, subtle complexities that will remind you to never judge a book by its cover. Or, more likely, it'll just remind you that beer is a pretty darn good thing.

Backpocket Slingshot German Style Dark Lager

Backpocket Slingshot German Style Dark Lager

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Backpocket Sonic Screwdriver

Backpocket Sonic Screwdriver

American Wheat Beer4.5% ABV66 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Liberally dosed with Amarillo and Cascade hops, this crisp and refreshing Ale exhibits a delicate balance and subtle dry finish that leave you wanting another.

Backpocket Spf 4.9

Backpocket Spf 4.9

Belgian Specialty Ale (Archived)4.9% ABV25 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

A spicy Belgian wheat beer designed to welcome the joys of the summer months. This could be considered the younger brother of our Murderhorn, as it uses the same Belgian yeast strain to create huge flavor and aroma. To this we added orange peel, coriander and ginger for further complexity. The body is rich and smooth, coating the mouth. Enjoy.

Backpocket Stone City Ahhh Bock

Backpocket Stone City Ahhh Bock

Doppelbock6.2% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

A modification of the original Stone City (Solon brewer) Ahhh bock, the Dopple Ahhh cranks up the ABV and flavor a notch. A very smooth malt nose is the first thing to grab your attention. The body is full and rounded with some clear molasses notes. Note: This beer pairs well with a red hot poker, caramelizing the sugars creating some great toasted flavors.

Backpocket Thorogood

Backpocket Thorogood

Wee Heavy8.0% ABV25 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

The nose in this beer has hints of peat smoke, bourbon and caramel. The flavor is sweet upfront with smoke carrying through to the end where there is some lingering sweetness and hints of black licorice.

Backpocket Wake Up Iowa

Backpocket Wake Up Iowa

American Stout6.0% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

You will find a nose of dark roast coffee that will accurately “wake up” your senses. Slightly malty with a subtle hint of chocolate, the finish of this beer has a great coffee bean flavor but not as extreme as a cup of joe. This is a great beer to start the day with (responsibly) and end the day with (irresponsibly).

Backpocket Wake Up Iowa Stout

Backpocket Wake Up Iowa Stout

American Stout6.0% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Backpocket Warp Whistle

Backpocket Warp Whistle

American Wheat Beer5.4% ABV37 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Warp Whistle is bright copper in color with grassy undertones and has a faint sweetness of tangerine as it warms up. It's surprising light to medium in body with flavors of wheat, pine, and slight rye. It's very smooth up front but then finishes a little on the dry side without being very bitter.

Backpocket Wooden Nickel

Backpocket Wooden Nickel

Doppelbock5.7% ABV25 IBU

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

So, a German, a Scott and an Iowan walk into a bar and… an entirely unique beer was invented. Traditional German yeast, hops and techniques, paired with the smoky flavor from Scottish malts, all somehow born in Iowa.

Backpocket Ziegengott

Backpocket Ziegengott

Winter Seasonal Beer13.7% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

A modification of the original Stone City (Solon brewer) Ahhh bock, the Dopple Ahhh cranks up the ABV and flavor a notch. A very smooth malt nose is the first thing to grab your attention. The body is full and rounded with some clear molasses notes. Note: This beer pairs well with a red hot poker, caramelizing the sugars creating some great toasted flavors.

Backpocket Back Pocket

Backpocket Back Pocket

Munich Dunkel

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Backpocket Flower Eater Belgian Tripel

Backpocket Flower Eater Belgian Tripel

Belgian Tripel8.0% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Backpocket Goldcoin

Backpocket Goldcoin

American Lager5.2% ABV

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA

Backpocket Two Goblins Oatmeal Stout

Backpocket Two Goblins Oatmeal Stout

Oatmeal Stout

Backpocket BrewingCoralville, IA