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River City Drafthouse

Bar/Pub/Tavern/Restaurant/Gastropub in Louisville
Located in the heart of the Highlands, we are a locally owned pub specializing in independent, American, craft beer and hard cider with 24 offerings on tap and several more available in bottles.

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  1574 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205
  (502) 690-5111

Hours today: 4:00pm - 2:00am

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Tap List - 22

Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout   
Anderson Valley Brewing Company  ·  Boonville, CA
16 oz: $5.00  ·  10 oz: $3.00  ·  4 oz: $1.50
Aged for three months in Wild Turkey® Bourbon barrels, this luxurious stout has a deep ebony hue and a beautiful mahogany head. The woody, vanilla-like notes imparted by the barrels mingle with aromas of fresh baked bread, toffee, and espresso and envelop the rich chocolate and roasted barley flavors with a fine bourbon character.
American Stout
6.9% ABV  ·  14 IBU

Atwater Vanilla Java Porter   
Atwater Brewery  ·  Detroit, MI
16 oz: $7.00  ·  10 oz: $5.00  ·  4 oz: $2.00
“Made with fine-roasted coffee beans and vanilla extract, this is one of the most admired beers Atwater offers. Unique and flavorful, with a chocolate malt finish, this beer is a perfect balance of complimentary ingredients.”
American Porter
4.5% ABV  ·  12 IBU
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Avery Ellie's Brown Ale   
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
16 oz: $7.00  ·  10 oz: $5.00  ·  4 oz: $2.00
Chocolate malt gives this beer a brown sugar maltiness with hints of vanilla and nuts, while subtle hopping gives it an overall drinkability that’s second to none.
American Brown Ale
5.5% ABV  ·  28 IBU
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Ballast Point Even Keel Mango Session IPA   
Ballast Point Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
16 oz: $6.00  ·  10 oz: $4.00  ·  4 oz: $2.00
This hoppy, sessional ale gets a flavor boost from mango, which perfectly plays off the citrus hop bouquet. With fruit, hops, and a low ABV, this beer is truly on another level.
American IPA
3.8% ABV  ·  40 IBU

Bell's Hopslam Ale   
Bell's Brewery  ·  Kalamazoo, MI
16 oz: $9.00  ·  10 oz: $7.00  ·  4 oz: $3.00
Selected specifically because of their aromatic qualities, these Pacific Northwest varieties contribute a pungent blend of grapefruit, stone fruit, and floral notes. A generous malt bill and a solid dollop of honey provide just enough body to keep the balance in check, resulting in a remarkably drinkable rendition of the Double India Pale Ale style.
Food Pairings: Pair Hopslam with mid-rare rib eye with blue cheese sauce, grilled pork loin with cilantro/sage/garlic pesto, grilled asparagus or fennel bulbs.
Double IPA
10.0% ABV
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Bell's Winter White Ale   
Bell's Brewery  ·  Kalamazoo, MI
16 oz: $5.00  ·  10 oz: $3.00  ·  4 oz: $1.50
A Wheat Ale brewed with American Wheat and a proprietary blend of Hefe and classic Belgian-style yeasts. A refreshing winter alternative created from the subtle fusion of two classic flavors.
5.0% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Ciderboys Grand Mimosa   
Ciderboys  ·  Stevens Point, WI
16 oz: $5.00  ·  10 oz: $3.00  ·  4 oz: $1.50
This cider unites the tart crispness of ruby red apples with the fresh sweetness of succulent juicy oranges
Fruit Cider
5.0% ABV

Crooked Stave Colorado Wild Sage   
16 oz: $8.00  ·  10 oz: $6.00  ·  4 oz: $2.50
Brewed with white sage and lemongrass.
7.2% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Evil Twin Wet Dream   
Evil Twin Brewing  ·  Brooklyn, NY
16 oz: $7.00  ·  10 oz: $5.00  ·  4 oz: $2.00
A malty beer that uses its hop flavor to complement and enhance its chocolate and caramel characters.

Flying Dog Raging Bitch   
Flying Dog Brewery  ·  Frederick, MD
16 oz: $7.00  ·  10 oz: $5.00  ·  4 oz: $2.50
Sweet malt body contrasted with pine and grapefruit hop flavors and exotic fruit yeast notes make Raging Bitch one amazing Belgian IPA.
Belgian IPA
8.3% ABV  ·  60 IBU

Four String Rectifier   
Four String Brewing Co.  ·  Columbus, OH
16 oz: $8.00  ·  10 oz: $6.00  ·  4 oz: $2.50
An intensely hoppy pale ale with minimal malt character, designed to showcase its strong hop flavors.
Double IPA
8.1% ABV

Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter   
Great Lakes Brewing Company  ·  Cleveland, OH
16 oz: $5.00  ·  10 oz: $3.00  ·  4 oz: $1.50
Robust and complex, our Porter is a bittersweet tribute to the legendary freighter’s fallen crew—taken too soon when the gales of November came early.
American Porter
6.0% ABV  ·  37 IBU

New Belgium Accumulation   
New Belgium Brewing  ·  Fort Collins, CO
16 oz: $6.00  ·  10 oz: $4.00  ·  4 oz: $2.00
Big and bitter, just what this IPA ordered. Sweetness just barely dents its IBU armor. Nevertheless the addition of wheat really smooths out the rough bitter edge
White IPA
6.2% ABV  ·  70 IBU

North Coast Brother Thelonious   
North Coast Brewing Co.  ·  Fort Bragg, CA
16 oz: $9.00  ·  10 oz: $7.00  ·  4 oz: $3.00
Jazz icon Thelonious Monk is the inspiration for North Coast Brewing’s Belgian-style abbey ale.
Belgian Dark Strong Ale
9.4% ABV  ·  32 IBU

Oskar Blues Old Chub   
Oskar Blues Brewery  ·  Lyons, CO
16 oz: $6.00  ·  10 oz: $4.00  ·  4 oz: $2.00
This jaw-dropping Scottish strong ale is brewed with bodacious amounts of malted barley and specialty grains, and a dash of beechwood-smoked malt.
Scottish Heavy
8.0% ABV  ·  25 IBU

Prairie 'merica   
Prairie Artisan Ales  ·  Tulsa, OK
16 oz: $9.00  ·  10 oz: $7.00  ·  4 oz: $3.00
‘Merica is a single malt, single hop farmhouse ale.
7.5% ABV  ·  30 IBU
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Rhinegeist Cidergeist Bubbles   
Rhinegeist Brewery  ·  Cincinnati, OH
16 oz: $7.00  ·  10 oz: $5.00  ·  4 oz: $2.00
A refreshing drink with medium body and wine-like apple flavor.
Common Cider
6.2% ABV

Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (Tipa)   
Schlafly Beer  ·  St. Louis, MO
16 oz: $6.00  ·  10 oz: $4.00  ·  4 oz: $2.00
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
7.2% ABV  ·  60 IBU

Southern Tier Krampus   
Southern Tier Brewing Company  ·  Lakewood, NY
16 oz: $8.00  ·  10 oz: $6.00  ·  4 oz: $2.50
Finished with lager yeast and aged cold for no less than 30 days, it is the medley of rich, dark malts and aromatic hops that make this a diabolical brew, threatening to warm even the most frigid of hearts.
Helles Bock
9.0% ABV  ·  70 IBU

Terrapin Hopsecutioner   
Terrapin Beer Company  ·  Athens, GA
16 oz: $5.00  ·  10 oz: $3.00  ·  4 oz: $1.50
This killer IPA earns its title by being brewed with six different hops to create an aggressive, yet exceptionally balanced beer.
American IPA
7.3% ABV  ·  71 IBU

Uinta Dubhe Hemp Imperial Black IPA   
Uinta Brewing Company  ·  Salt Lake City, UT
16 oz: $7.00  ·  10 oz: $5.00  ·  4 oz: $2.00
A dark, hop-forward beer with supportive malts that provides gentle supporting character paired with a smooth mouthfeel.
Black IPA
9.2% ABV  ·  109 IBU

Uinta Ready Set Gose   
Uinta Brewing Company  ·  Salt Lake City, UT
16 oz: $6.00  ·  10 oz: $4.00  ·  4 oz: $2.00
Dry and quenching, a nicely balanced ale.
4.0% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Bottle List - 17

Argus Cidery Ciderkin   
Argus Cidery  ·  Austin, TX
333 ml : $5.00
Delivers a straightforward apple palate, yet finishes dry and tannic.
English Cider
4.5% ABV

Avery Chai High    Can  
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
12 oz : $5.00
American brown with local, fair trade, organic chai.

Avery Pump[Ky]n 2014   
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
12 oz : $14.00
A beer with additional flavors and aroma from fruit
Fruit Beer
17.22% ABV

Ballast Point The Commodore   
Ballast Point Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
12 oz : $6.50
The Commodore came out of our search for a medium-bodied American Stout. The recipe began at our R&D pilot brewery, but quickly became a favorite of our crew. Strong flavors of roast coffee and bittersweet chocolate balance with light citrusy hop aromas, highlighted by a crisp, bitter finish. One sip of this gold medal-winning stout will have you ready to take command of your own fleet.
American Stout
6.75% ABV  ·  60 IBU

Bell's Roundhouse IRA    Can  
Bell's Brewery  ·  Kalamazoo, MI
12 oz : $5.00
A decidedly hoppy India Red Ale with lots of fruit notes
7.5% ABV  ·  50 IBU

Boulevard Love Child #7   
Boulevard Brewing Company  ·  Kansas City, MO
750 ml : $20.00
A sour beer that derives some of its taste and aroma from the particular spices, herbs or vegetables
Wild Specialty Beer
8.2% ABV  ·  9 IBU

Breckenridge Brewery Twenty-Five   
Breckenridge Brewery  ·  Littleton, CO
750 ml : $20.00
Imperial Vanilla Porter Aged in Rum Barrels
Barrel Aged Imperial Porter
9.8% ABV  ·  18 IBU

Ciderboys First Press Traditional Hard Cider    Can  
Ciderboys  ·  Stevens Point, WI
12 oz : $4.00
A sweet, crisp and tart cider that has become Ciderboys staple beverage.
Common Cider
5.0% ABV  ·  1 IBU

Crazy Mountain Creedence Pilsner    Can  
Crazy Mountain Brewing Company  ·  Edwards, CO
12 oz : $4.50
Pilsner is modeled after the classic bohemian pilsners of Europe. We use high quality Pilsner malt to lend the beer a delicate flavor aroma
German Pils
4.9% ABV  ·  35 IBU

Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA   
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery  ·  Milton, DE
12 oz : $12.00
Clocking in at 15-20% ABV and 120 IBUs, it's easy to see why we call this beer THE HOLY GRAIL for hopheads!
Triple IPA
16.0% ABV  ·  120 IBU

Dogfish Head Bitches Brew   
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery  ·  Milton, DE
750 ml : $16.00
In honor of the 40th anniversary of the original release of Bitches Brew, Miles Davis' 1970 paradigm-shifting landmark fusion breakthrough, DFH created our own Bitches Brew -- a bold, dark beer that's a fusion of three threads of imperial stout and one thread of honey beer with gesho root. It's a gustatory analog to Miles' masterpiece.
Imperial Stout
9.0% ABV  ·  38 IBU

Dogfish Head Higher Math   
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery  ·  Milton, DE
12 oz : $12.00
t’s a golden strong ale fermented with sour cherry juice and cocoa nibs. Forward notes of cherries, pineapple and stewed fruit, with late notes of cocoa. It has a lingering sweetness and a notable warmth from the alcohol.
American Strong Ale
17.0% ABV  ·  35 IBU

Four String Coffee Vanilla Porter    Can  
Four String Brewing Co.  ·  Columbus, OH
12 oz : $4.50
A complex, malty dark beer with a lightly burnt character.
American Porter
6.0% ABV

Ommegang Three Philosophers   
Ommegang  ·  Cooperstown, NY
750 ml : $12.00
Three Philosophers has flavors and aromas of roasted malt, molasses and brown sugar, dark fruits, brandied raisins and chocolate.
9.7% ABV  ·  19 IBU

Shacksbury Farmhouse Cider   
Shacksbury Farmhouse Cider  ·  Vergennes, VT
500 ml : $9.50
Sparkling, light bodied, refreshing, and dry. Inspired by saison beer and rosé wine.
Food Pairings: goat and sheep cheeses, rocket salads, lox, breakfast (it's totally fine to drink this cider at 10 am on a Saturday - we don't judge.)
Farmhouse Cider
6.5% ABV

The Bruery 9 Ladies Dancing   
The Bruery  ·  Placentia, CA
25.4 oz : $18.00
A very strong and complex Belgian ale full of dark fruit flavors

Tin Man Rhubarb Weld    Can  
Tin Man Brewing Co.  ·  Evansville, IN
16 oz : $7.00
A sour beer that derives some of its taste and aroma from the particular spices, herbs or vegetables

Events - 1


Whether you're drinking in celebration or drinking in mourning, join us this Friday for Inauguration Night! Throughout the night we'll be tapping some special beers including: Prairie- 'Merica Bell's - Hop Slam Mile Wide - Tessie Also we're working on putting together some craft beer buckets, so bring your friends!!