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  18 W Adams Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
  (313) 964-0782
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Tap List - 51


Alaskan Amber   
Alaskan Brewing Company  ·  Juneau, AK
Pint : $6.00
Our flagship beer is based on a turn-of-the-century recipe that quenched the thirst of miners during the Klondike Gold Rush. Smooth and richly malty, this altbier goes well with any meal.
American Amber Ale
5.3% ABV  ·  18 IBU

Angry Orchard Hard Cider   
Angry Orchard Cider Co  ·  Cincinnati, OH
Pint : $5.00
This crisp and refreshing cider mixes the sweetness of the apples with a subtle dryness for a balanced cider taste. The fresh apple aroma and slightly sweet, ripe apple flavor make this cider hard to resist.
Fruit Cider
5.0% ABV  ·  7 IBU

Arbor Mackinac Island Fudge Stout   
Arbor Brewing Company  ·  Ann Arbor, MI
Pint : $9.00
STOUT ~ A roasty, dry stout made with real fudge for a subtle chocolate-fudge character without being sweet or heavy
American Stout
5.5% ABV  ·  15 IBU

Arbor Strawberry Blonde   
Arbor Brewing Company  ·  Ann Arbor, MI
Pint : $9.00
Rich and flavorful medium bodied beer with a fresh, floral strawberry aroma. Citrus, spice, and fruit are blended seamlessly for a subtle yet distinct flavor that never turns too sweet.
Belgian Blond Ale
7.7% ABV  ·  7 IBU

Atwater Dirty Blonde   
Atwater Brewery  ·  Detroit, MI
Pint : $6.00
An approachable, malt-oriented American beer that is well-balanced and great for easy-drinking.
Blonde Ale
4.2% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Atwater Poorboy Smoked Porter   
Atwater Brewery  ·  Detroit, MI
Pint : $7.00
A complex, malty dark beer with a lightly burnt character.
American Porter
7.0% ABV  ·  25 IBU

Atwater Purple Gang Pils   
Atwater Brewery  ·  Detroit, MI
Pint : $6.00
A rich, Czech-style lager that is light-bodied with small hints of bitterness.
Czech Pale Lager
5.5% ABV

Atwater Vanilla Java Porter   
Atwater Brewery  ·  Detroit, MI
Pint : $6.00
“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

B. Nektar Zombie Killer   
B. Nektar Meadery  ·  Ferndale, MI
10 oz : $7.00
Similar in balance, body, finish and flavor intensity to a semisweet (or medium-dry) white wine, with a pleasant mixture of honey character, light sweetness, soft fruity esters, and clean alcohol.
Semi-Sweet Mead
5.5% ABV

Bell's Oatsmobile   
Bell's Brewery  ·  Kalamazoo, MI
Pint : $7.00
This hop-forward session pale ale uses a blend of classic and modern Pacific Northwest hops for a pungent blend of peach, mango and tropical aromas. The signature ingredient - oats - are what makes Oatsmobile Ale stand apart, and gives it a body that you don’t see in most other session Pale Ales.
American Pale Ale
4.3% ABV  ·  60 IBU

Blue Moon Belgian White   
Blue Moon Brewing Co.  ·  Golden, CO
Pint : $6.00
Brewed with oats and spiced with orange peel and coriander. An unfiltered wheat ale spiced in the Belgian tradition.
Witbier
5.4% ABV  ·  9 IBU

Bud Light   
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.  ·  St. Louis, MO
Pint : $4.00
Brewed with a malt and hops ratio different from Budweiser for a distinctively crisp taste with fewer calories.
American Light Lager
4.3% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Coors Light   
Coors Brewing Company  ·  Golden, CO
Pint : $4.00
Coors Light has a nice, bright appearance when poured and a crisp, clean taste.
American Light Lager
4.2% ABV  ·  12 IBU

Cranker's Crankers Fifth Voyage Coconut Porter   
Cranker's Brewery  ·  Big Rapids, MI
Pint : $7.00
A complex, malty dark beer with a lightly burnt character.
American Porter
6.1% ABV

Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA   
Dark Horse Brewing Company  ·  Marshall, MI
Pint : $6.00
Heavily dry hopped to give big aroma of pine and citrus. Big flavor, yet balanced between fresh hops and malt.
American IPA
6.5% ABV  ·  46 IBU

Dragonmead Final Absolution   
Dragonmead Microbrewery  ·  Warren, MI
10 oz : $7.00
A strong and pale Trappist ale with spicy-fruity notes and highly aromatic
Belgian Tripel
10.0% ABV  ·  28 IBU

Ellison Freedom Rye'Der   
Ellison Brewery  ·  Lansing, MI
Pint : $6.00
A decidedly hoppy and bitter ale with a light grainy spicy character and lingering dryness.
Rye IPA
4.5% ABV

Founders All Day IPA   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
Pint : $6.00
Keeps your taste satisfied while keeping your senses sharp. An all-day IPA naturally brewed with a complex array of malts, grains and hops.
Session IPA
4.7% ABV  ·  42 IBU

Founders Breakfast Stout   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
10 oz : $5.00
Brewed with an abundance of flaked oats, bitter and imported chocolates, and Sumatra and Kona coffee, this stout has an intense fresh-roasted java nose topped with a frothy, cinnamon-colored head that goes forever.
Imperial Stout
8.3% ABV  ·  60 IBU

Founders Centennial IPA   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
Pint : $5.00
With our Centennial IPA, malty undertones shake hands with the hop character for a finish that never turns too bitter.
American IPA
7.2% ABV  ·  65 IBU

Founders Dirty Bastard   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
Pint : $5.00
Complex in finish, with hints of smoke and peat, paired with a malty richness and a right hook of hop power to give it the bad attitude.
American Strong Ale
8.5% ABV  ·  50 IBU

Founders Nitro Oatmeal Stout   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
Pint : $5.00
Brewed with flaked oats, chocolate malt, roasted barley and Nugget hops. Nitrogen-infused to give it an extra smooth and creamy mouthfeel.
Oatmeal Stout
4.5% ABV  ·  38 IBU

Founders Pale Joe   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
Pint : $5.00
A moderate, refreshing ale with noticeable hop aroma balanced by supporting malt flavors.
American Pale Ale
5.4% ABV  ·  50 IBU

Founders Porter   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
Pint : $5.00
No absence of hops gives Founders’ robust porter the full flavor you deserve and expect. Cozy like velvet. It’s a lover, not a fighter.
American Porter
6.5% ABV  ·  45 IBU

Founders Rubaeus Nitro   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
Pint : $5.00
Optimizing the flavor of fresh raspberries added at multiple stages during fermentation, this stunning berry red masterpiece is the perfect balance of sweet and tart
Fruit Beer
5.7% ABV  ·  15 IBU

Frankenmuth Old Detroit Amber Ale   
Frankenmuth Brewing  ·  Frankenmuth, MI
Pint : $6.00
sweet notes of caramel and rich, roasted malts
American Amber Ale
5.6% ABV  ·  23 IBU

Gonzo's Biggdogg Burning Sun Red   
Gonzo's Biggdogg Brewing  ·  Kalamazoo, MI
Pint : $7.00
A moderate, hoppy beer with a distinct caramel malty flavor.

Greenbush Star Chicken Shotgun   
Greenbush Brewing Company  ·  Sawyer, MI
Pint : $8.00
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
6.8% ABV  ·  80 IBU

Griffin Claw Grand Trunk   
Griffin Claw Brewing Company  ·  Birmingham, MI
Pint : $8.00
Well-balanced with complex malt flavors that carry strong bitter notes without a harsh finish.
Czech Premium Pale Lager
5.0% ABV  ·  35 IBU

Griffin Claw More Fun Than A Barrel Of Norms   
Griffin Claw Brewing Company  ·  Birmingham, MI
Pint : $8.00
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
7.0% ABV

Kuhnhenn Fluffer   
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company  ·  Warren, MI
Pint : $7.00
This West Coast IPA was made to be a session IPA. It is very light gold in color with an intensely hopped nose. It has a high citrus hop flavor with a dry crisp aftertaste.
American IPA
4.7% ABV

Lake Brothers Lager   
Lake Brothers Beer Co.  ·  Detroit, MI
Pint : $6.00
A light-bodied lager designed with drinkability in mind.
American Lager
5.0% ABV

Latitude 42 Beach Cruiser   
Latitude 42 Brewing Company  ·  Portage, MI
Pint : $7.00
This cloudy refreshing ale is brewed with imported German organic wheat malt to provide a thirst-quenching experience.

Miller Lite   
Miller Brewing Company  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Pint : $4.00
Miller Lite is a pilsner-style beer brewed with choice hops, the finest blend of American-grown barley malts and pure, soft water to deliver the great taste of a true pilsner beer.
American Light Lager
4.2% ABV  ·  12 IBU

Motor City Ghettoblaster   
Motor City Brewing Co.  ·  Detroit, MI
Pint : $6.00
A dark, malt-focused session ale with a wide range of dark malt and sugar expression.
Dark Mild
4.2% ABV  ·  15 IBU

Motor City Gigawatt   
Motor City Brewing Co.  ·  Detroit, MI
Pint : $6.00
INDIA PALE LAGER
American IPA
7.0% ABV  ·  52 IBU

New Holland Dragon's Milk - Bourbon Barrel Stout   
New Holland Brewery  ·  Holland, MI
10 oz : $9.00
A stout with roasty malt character intermingled with deep vanilla tones, all dancing in an oak bath
Imperial Stout
11.0% ABV  ·  31 IBU

OddSide Ales Bean Flicker   
OddSide Ales  ·  Grand Haven, MI
Pint : $8.00
An approachable, malt-oriented American beer that is well-balanced and great for easy-drinking.
Blonde Ale
4.5% ABV  ·  21 IBU

Perrin Brewing Blackberry IPA   
Perrin Brewing  ·  Comstock Park, MI
Pint : $7.00
Blackberry IPA brings together floral and citrus hop notes and finishes with a sweet blackberry backbone.
American IPA
5.0% ABV  ·  35 IBU

Petoskey Horny Monk   
Petoskey Brewing  ·  Petoskey, MI
Pint : $6.00
Six different types of malted barley, Belgian candied syrup, and Belgian Yeast
Belgian Dubbel
6.9% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Pigenon Hill O.C.P. Oatmeal Cream Pie   
Pigeon Hill Brewing Company  ·  MUSKEGON, MI
Pint : $8.00
A moderate, hoppy beer with a distinct caramel malty flavor.
American Amber Ale
6.0% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Right Brain Mangalitsa Pig Porter   
Right Brain Brewery  ·  Traverse City, MI
10 oz : $11.00
The beer that put Right Brain on the map. A rich and chocolaty porter brewed with real smoked pig heads and bones. Very toothsome, and showcasing a flavor experience similar to taking a soft pretzel, wrapping it in ham, and dipping it chocolate.
American Porter
6.3% ABV

Roak Roaka Cadabra   
ROAK Brewing Co.  ·  Royal Oak, MI
Pint : $7.00
A varying Belgian style with fruit and spice notes and good carbonation.
Belgian Specialty Ale (Archived)
6.6% ABV  ·  30 IBU

Rochester Mills Milkshake Stout   
Rochester Mills Beer Co.  ·  Rochester, MI
Pint : $6.00
addition of lactose (milk sugar) adds complexity, body, and a residual sweetness lending a smooth creamy texture
Sweet Stout
5.0% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Rockford Hoplust IPA   
Rockford Brewing Company  ·  rockford, MI
10 oz : $9.00
An intensely hoppy handcrafted American IPA! 6 hop varieties boldly infused throughout the brewing process expresses our passion for hops. An intense bouquet of fresh hops will greet you on the nose followed by the bursting tropical, citrus flavors on your palette. We love hops and we hope you do too!
American IPA
7.1% ABV

Sam Adams Cherry Wheat   
Pint : $8.00
A beer with additional flavors and aroma from fruit
Fruit Beer
5.3% ABV  ·  23 IBU

Short's Soft Parade   
Short's Brewing Company  ·  Bellaire, MI
Pint : $6.00
Soft Parade is a gourmet specialty pour that is brewed with toasted rye flakes and two-row malted barley. Loaded with pureed strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries, we refer to this fermented potion as a fruit infused rye ale. The result is a refreshing fruit delicacy that is easy to drink, visually appealing, and finishes dry.
Fruit Beer
7.5% ABV  ·  15 IBU

Stroh's American Lager   
Stroh Brewery Company  ·  Detroit, MI
Pint : $5.00
A gold-colored, light-bodied German-style beer with crisp, floral hop aroma.
German Pils
4.6% ABV

Vandermill Totally Roasted   
Vander Mill Ciders  ·  Spring Lake , MI
Pint : $6.00
A refreshing drink with medium body and wine-like apple flavor.
Common Cider
6.8% ABV

Wild Bill's Rootbeer   
Wild Bill's  ·  MI, United States
Pint : $3.00

Wolverine State Eclipser   
Wolverine State Brewing Co.  ·  Ann Arbor, MI
Pint : $7.00
A Belgian ale that is most commonly pale, refreshing, moderately strong and finishes dry
Saison
7.0% ABV

Spirits - 34


1792 Small Batch   
Ridgemont  ·  United States
Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93.6° (46.8%)


Booker's   
MASTER DISTILLER NOTES “Maw Maw’s batch was named for my Great Grandmother who played an important role in my dad’s life. The aroma for this batch is rich with hints of vanilla and toasted nuts, and the taste is well balanced with a warmth which moves to a clean, long finish.” Fred Noe Aged 6 years 7 months and 3 days 128 Proof
Straight Bourbon Whiskey
7 yr
126.7° (63.35%)

Buffalo Trace   
Buffalo Trace Distillery  ·  Frankfort, KY

Bulleit Bourbon   
Bulleit Distillery  ·  Louisville, KY
Medium amber in color, with gentle spiciness and sweet oak aromas. Mid-palate is smooth with tones of maple, oak, and nutmeg. Finish is long, dry, and satiny with a light toffee flavor.






Dewars White Label   
John Dewar and Sons Ltd  ·  Aberfeldy, Scotland


Straight Bourbon Whiskey
10 yr
86° (43%)

Gentleman Jack   
Jack Daniel Distillery  ·  Lynchburg, TN
Just like Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey and Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, Gentleman Jack is charcoal mellowed before going into the barrel. Gentleman Jack, however, receives an additional “blessing” when it is charcoal mellowed again after reaching maturity giving it ultimate smoothness. Gentleman Jack is full-bodied with fruit and spices, and its finish is silky, warm, and pleasant. When you drink Gentleman Jack, do so with pride, for this is the whiskey a gentleman orders.
Tennessee Whiskey
80° (40%)

George Dickel Rye   
George A. Dickel & Co.  ·  Tullahoma, Tennessee


High West 12 Year Old   
High West Distillery  ·  Salt Lake City, Utah




Jameson Irish Whiskey   
Midleton Distillery  ·  Midleton, Ireland
Jameson Original is a blend of pot still and fine grain whiskeys that is as versatile as it is smooth. Triple-distilled and aged for a minimum of 4 years, this is the timeless whiskey that turned our green bottle into an icon. Nose: To the nose, Jameson has a light floral fragrance, peppered with spicy wood and sweet notes. Taste: Perfect balance of spicy, nutty and vanilla notes with hints of sweet sherry and exceptional smoothness.





Knob Creek   
COLOR You can spot our deeper and darker amber pour. TASTE Takes over your palate with big notes of oak, caramel and fruit. AROMA Expansive notes of maple sugar, toasted nuts and oak. FINISH Long and smooth but with more kick than most. Aged 9 Years 100 Proof
Straight Bourbon Whiskey
9 yr
100° (50%)


Maker's Mark   
Proof: 90 Aroma: Woody oak, caramel, vanilla and wheat prevail in the nose Taste: Sweet and balanced with caramel, vanilla and fruity essences Finish: Smooth and subtle

Old Forester   
Brown-Forman Distillery  ·  Louisville, KY

Old Weller Antique   
Buffalo Trace Distillery  ·  Frankfort, KY
Straight Bourbon Whiskey
7 yr
107° (53.5%)

Rebel Yell   
Buffalo Trace Distillery  ·  Frankfort, KY


Tin Cup   
Three Olives Company  ·  England
American Whiskey
84° (42%)

Wathen's   
Charles Medley Distillery  ·  United States

Cocktails - 17


AROUND THE WORLD

CHOCOLATE MANHATTAN

CUCUMBER MARTINI

DETROIT HOUND

DIRTY MARTINI

ELDERFLOWER MARTINI

EXECUTIVE SIDECAR

FRESH BASIL DIRTY MARTINI

GARDEN GIMLET

GRAND CIRCUS

MANHATTAN

MARGARITA

MINT JULEP

OLD FASHIONED

SAILORS OLD FASHIONED

SEASONAL RICKY

SEX ON METRO BEACH

On Deck - 4


Founders Porter   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
No absence of hops gives Founders’ robust porter the full flavor you deserve and expect. Cozy like velvet. It’s a lover, not a fighter.
American Porter
6.5% ABV  ·  45 IBU

Founders Pc Pils   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
A gold-colored, light-bodied German-style beer with crisp, floral hop aroma.
German Pils
5.5% ABV  ·  45 IBU

Founders Pale Joe   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
A moderate, refreshing ale with noticeable hop aroma balanced by supporting malt flavors.
American Pale Ale
5.4% ABV  ·  50 IBU

Founders Centennial IPA   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
With our Centennial IPA, malty undertones shake hands with the hop character for a finish that never turns too bitter.
American IPA
7.2% ABV  ·  65 IBU