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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
  www.rivercitydrafthouse.com
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Tap List - 24


3 Floyds Blot Out The Sun   
Three Floyds Brewing Co  ·  Munster, IN
8 oz: $8.00  ·  4 oz: $4.00
A big, intensely flavored dark ale that ends with a warming, bittersweet finish.
Imperial Stout
10.4% ABV  ·  97 IBU

Apocalypse Brew Works Fallout Dust   
Apocalypse Brew Works  ·  Louisville, KY
16 oz: $5.00  ·  10 oz: $3.00  ·  4 oz: $1.50
A beer that derives some of its taste and aroma from the particular spices, herbs or vegetables
Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
4.6% ABV  ·  41 IBU
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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  ·  70 IBU

Blue Stallion Hefeweizen   
Blue Stallion Brewing Co.  ·  Lexington, KY
0.5 L: $6.00  ·  10 oz: $3.00  ·  4 oz: $1.50
A refreshing German-style wheat beer with high carbonation, a fluffy mouthfeel, and a dry finish.
Weissbier
4.2% ABV  ·  13 IBU
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Boulevard Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale   
Boulevard Brewing Company  ·  Kansas City, MO
10 oz: $6.00  ·  4 oz: $2.50
Beginning with a big surge of fruity aromatics and grapefruit-hoppy notes, the flavor of this complex, straw-colored ale tapers off to a peppery, dry finish.
Saison
8.5% ABV  ·  38 IBU

Central State Uber Gose Fruende   
Central State Brewing  ·  Indianapolis, IN
10 oz: $7.00  ·  4 oz: $3.00
A refreshing tart and fruity wheat ale with a salt character
Gose
6.0% ABV
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Dark Horse Rain In Blood Orange Pale Ale   
Dark Horse Brewing Company  ·  Marshall, MI
16 oz: $6.00  ·  10 oz: $4.00  ·  4 oz: $2.00
Our tribute to the late Jeff Hanneman and the greatest band of all time, Slayer. This pale ale is brewed with fresh blood oranges and blood orange juice that is hand squeezed at the brewery. It should be enjoyed fresh and paired with delicious heavy metal. SLAYER!
American Pale Ale
5.0% ABV  ·  11.7 IBU

Four String Switchblade IPA   
Four String Brewing Co  ·  Columbus, OH
16 oz: $7.00  ·  10 oz: $5.00  ·  4 oz: $2.00
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
6.5% ABV  ·  65 IBU

Great Lakes Chillwave   
Great Lakes Brewing Company  ·  Cleveland, OH
16 oz: $6.00  ·  10 oz: $4.00  ·  4 oz: $2.00
Earthy, tropical Mosaic hops ride frontside here, followed by a deft cutback of sweet honey malt
Double IPA
9.0% ABV  ·  80 IBU

Great Lakes Eliot Ness Lager   
Great Lakes Brewing Company  ·  Cleveland, OH
16 oz: $5.00  ·  10 oz: $3.00  ·  4 oz: $1.50
Admittedly, it’s a bit of a paradox to name our Amber Lager for history’s most famous agent of prohibition. But it’s a smooth, malty (and dare we say, arresting?) paradox. The flavor is Almost untouchably smooth--armed with lightly toasted malts and noble hops.
Vienna Lager
6.2% ABV  ·  27 IBU
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Lagunitas Willett Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout   
Lagunitas Brewing Company  ·  Petaluma, CA
8 oz: $8.00  ·  4 oz: $4.00
It’s a chocolatey, coffee-y, smoky, Bourbon-y beast of a barrel-aged thing.
Russian Imperial Stout
11.7% ABV  ·  32 IBU

Mile Wide Wooderson   
Mile Wide Beer Co.  ·  Louisville, KY
16 oz: $5.00  ·  10 oz: $3.00  ·  4 oz: $1.50
An approachable, malt-oriented American beer that is well-balanced and great for easy-drinking.
Blonde Ale
5.2% ABV

New Holland Dragon's Milk   
New Holland Brewery  ·  Holland, MI
10 oz: $7.00  ·  4 oz: $3.00
A big, intensely flavored dark ale that ends with a warming, bittersweet finish.
Imperial Stout
11.0% ABV  ·  31 IBU

North Peak Berserker   
North Peak Brewing  ·  Traverse City, MI
10 oz: $6.00  ·  4 oz: $2.50
A big, intensely flavored dark ale that ends with a warming, bittersweet finish.
Imperial Stout
10.2% ABV

Oskar Blues Ten FIDY   
Oskar Blues Brewery  ·  Lyons, CO
16 oz: $9.00  ·  10 oz: $7.00  ·  4 oz: $3.00
This titanic, immensely viscous stout is loaded with inimitable flavors of chocolate-covered caramel and coffee and hide a hefty 98 IBUs underneath the smooth blanket of malt.
Imperial Stout
10.5% ABV  ·  98 IBU

Prairie Bomb!   
Prairie Artisan Ales  ·  Tulsa, OK
8 oz: $8.00  ·  4 oz: $4.00
Bomb! is an imperial stout aged on espresso beans, chocolate, vanilla beans, and ancho chile peppers.
Imperial Stout
13.0% ABV  ·  65 IBU

Schlafly Double Bean Blonde   
Schlafly Beer  ·  St. Louis, MO
16 oz: $7.00  ·  10 oz: $5.00  ·  4 oz: $2.50
Brewed with Ghanaian cocoa nibs and blended with a toddy of Tanzanian beans roasted by St. Louis’ own Kaldi’s Coffee, this luscious golden ale delivers the unmistakable flavors and aromas of coffee and the smooth richness of chocolate.
Blonde Ale
6.3% ABV  ·  25 IBU
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Schlafly Pale Ale   
Schlafly Beer  ·  St. Louis, MO
16 oz: $5.00  ·  10 oz: $3.00  ·  4 oz: $1.50
The bready, lightly caramel malt complements the hint of fruitiness contributed by the London Ale yeast, making it satisfying and authentic; the perfect flagship beer for Schlafly.
American Pale Ale
4.4% ABV  ·  25 IBU

Stillwater Big Bunny   
Stillwater Artisanal Ales  ·  Baltimore, MD
10 oz: $6.00  ·  4 oz: $2.50
A very dark, full-bodied stout with creamy notes that soften its roasted, coffee-flavored qualities.
Sweet Stout
8.0% ABV

Stone Pataskala Red X IPA   
Stone Brewing Co.  ·  Escondido, CA
16 oz: $7.00  ·  10 oz: $5.00  ·  4 oz: $2.50
The deep crimson hue is courtesy of a fairly new special German malt variety by BESTMALZ called Red X. Dry-hopped with Mosaic, Cascade and Amarillo hops, this beer is incredibly citrus-forward, rounded out with biscuit and toffee notes.
Red IPA
7.3% ABV  ·  75 IBU
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SweetWater Dank Tank Pulled Porter   
SweetWater Brewing Company  ·  Atlanta, GA
10 oz: $7.00  ·  4 oz: $3.00
A smoke-enhanced beer with additional added ingredients
Specialty Smoked Beer
7.7% ABV  ·  15 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

The Bruery Mash & Vanilla   
The Bruery  ·  Placentia, CA
8 oz: $8.00  ·  4 oz: $4.00
A very strong ale with hop character, rich malt flavors, and prevalent alcohol with a very long finish.
American Barleywine
13.3% ABV  ·  50 IBU

West Sixth Snake Eyes Imperial Stout   
West Sixth  ·  Lexington, KY
10 oz: $6.00  ·  4 oz: $2.50
A big, intensely flavored dark ale that ends with a warming, bittersweet finish.
Imperial Stout
11.0% ABV

Bottle List - 24


3 Floyds Space Station Middle Finger   
Three Floyds Brewing Co  ·  Munster, IN
12 oz : $6.00
From the dawn of time, humans have looked to the sky for answers. Space Station Middle Finger replies to all from its eternal orbit. Behold and enjoy this American Pale Ale.
American IPA
6.0% ABV  ·  50 IBU

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
Red IPA
7.5% ABV  ·  50 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

Carson's Fugitive    Can  
Carson's Brewery  ·  Evansville, IN
12 oz : $4.00
A moderate, refreshing ale with noticeable hop aroma balanced by supporting malt flavors.
American Pale Ale
4.2% ABV  ·  7 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

Evil Twin Mission Gose    Can  
Evil Twin Brewing  ·  Brooklyn, NY
12 oz : $6.50
A refreshing tart and fruity wheat ale with a salt character
Gose
4.0% ABV  ·  38 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

Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter   
Highland Brewing Company  ·  Asheville, NC
12 oz : $5.00
This robust porter has a full body with some hints of chocolate from the Chocolate Malt and Midnight Wheat. The mild hop aroma showcases the roasted flavors and subtle fruit and spice notes of the artisan fair-trade, organic coffee, roasted in the neighboring town of Black Mountain at Dynamite Roasting Company.
American Porter
5.8% ABV  ·  26 IBU

Monnik IPA    Can  
Monnik Beer Company  ·  Louisville, KY
12 oz : $5.00
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
7.0% ABV  ·  64 IBU

New Belgium Citradelic Exotic Lime Ale   
New Belgium Brewing  ·  Fort Collins, CO
12 oz : $4.00
An approachable, malt-oriented American beer that is well-balanced and great for easy-drinking.
Blonde Ale
5.2% ABV  ·  21 IBU

New Belgium Day Blazer    Can  
New Belgium Brewing  ·  Fort Collins, CO
12 oz : $4.00
An approachable, malt-oriented American beer that is well-balanced and great for easy-drinking.
Blonde Ale
4.8% ABV  ·  13 IBU

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.
Abt/Quadrupel
9.7% ABV  ·  19 IBU

Oskar Blues Beerito    Can  
Oskar Blues Brewery  ·  Lyons, CO
12 oz : $3.50
Incredibly smooth mouthfeel with layers of walnut, toasted bread, plums, honey, and cocoa giving very drinkable depth to the flavor!
International Amber Lager
4.0% ABV  ·  21 IBU

Samuel Adams Rebel IPA    Can  
16 oz : $4.00
Rebel IPA features citrus and grapefruit highlights. These bright flavors are balanced by subtle pine notes.
American IPA
6.5% ABV  ·  45 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

Stillwater Of Love & Regret   
Stillwater Artisanal Ales  ·  Baltimore, MD
12 oz : $4.00
The base is German barley & wheat, with a touch of Belgian aromatic; accented with grassy hops and an array of spring botanicals (heather, chamomile, lavender, & dandelion). Like a fresh meadow in spring.
Saison
7.2% ABV

SweetWater Sweet Water 420    Can  
SweetWater Brewing Company  ·  Atlanta, GA
16 oz : $4.00
A moderate, refreshing ale with noticeable hop aroma balanced by supporting malt flavors.
American Pale Ale
5.4% ABV  ·  39 IBU

The Bruery 9 Ladies Dancing   
The Bruery  ·  Placentia, CA
25.4 oz : $18.00
9 Ladies Dancing mimics the Italian dessert by whipping together flavor combinations and layers of its own. This includes notes of vanilla.

Uinta Ready Set Gose    Can  
Uinta Brewing Company  ·  Salt Lake City, UT
12 oz : $5.00
Dry and quenching, a nicely balanced ale.
Gose
4.0% ABV  ·  20 IBU

West Sixth Meadoweisse    Can  
West Sixth  ·  Lexington, KY
12 oz : $4.50
berliner weisse, kettle-soured, fruity notes, tart and dry finish
Berliner Weisse
4.7% ABV