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  300 Carlsbad Village Drive #202, Carlsbad, CA 92008
  (760) 434-1900
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Tap List - 20


Abita Amber   
Abita Brewing Co.  ·  Abita Springs, LA
Amber is a Munich style lager brewed with pale and caramel malts and German Perle hops. It has a smooth, malty, slightly caramel flavor and a rich amber color.
Vienna Lager
4.5% ABV  ·  17 IBU

Alaskan Smoked Porter   
Alaskan Brewing Company  ·  Juneau, AK
The dark, robust body and pronounced smoky flavor of this limited edition beer make it an adventuresome taste experience. Alaskan Smoked Porter is produced in limited “vintages” each year on November 1 and unlike most beers, may be aged in the bottle much like fine wine.
American Porter
6.5% ABV  ·  45 IBU

Allagash White Ale   
Allagash Brewing Company  ·  Portland, ME
Brewed with a generous portion of wheat and spiced with coriander and Curacao orange peel, this beer is fruity, refreshing and slightly cloudy in appearance.
Witbier
5.1% ABV  ·  23 IBU

Artifex Show Me Your Roots   
Artifex Brewing Company  ·  San Clemente , CA
An approachable, malt-oriented American beer that is well-balanced and great for easy-drinking.
Blonde Ale
5.0% ABV  ·  14.7 IBU

Ballast Point Manta Ray   
Ballast Point Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
Aromas of fresh, citrusy tangerine, melon and light pine leap from the beer and linger over a smooth finish.
Double IPA
8.5% ABV  ·  70 IBU

Barrel Harbor Red Ale   
Smooth, easy drinking malty brew
American Amber Ale
5.2% ABV  ·  36 IBU

Bell's Hopslam Ale   
Bell's Brewery  ·  Kalamazoo, MI
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

Breakwater Bandidos Yanquis   
Breakwater Brewing Company  ·  Oceanside, CA
A light-bodied lager designed with drinkability in mind.
American Lager
5.5% ABV

Burgeon Mixed Greens   
Burgeon Beer Co.  ·  Carlsbad, CA
An intensely hoppy pale ale with minimal malt character, designed to showcase its strong hop flavors.
Double IPA
8.0% ABV

Dos Desperados El Hefe Hefeweizen   
Dos Desperados Brewery  ·  San Marcos, CA
Classic Hefeweizen. Light refreshing with hints of clove & banana.
Weissbier
5.0% ABV  ·  11 IBU

Einstök Ölgerð Icelandic Arctic Pale Ale   
Einstök Beer Company  ·  Akureyri, Iceland
American and Bavarian craft come together with the finest Icelandic water to create the Viking version of the Pale Ale, where robust hoppiness meets smooth malty undertones. Cascade hops give it the American character, while Northern Brewer and Hallertau Tradition add just enough bitterness to make this Ale refreshingly Icelandic.
Food Pairings: The hoppy start and long malty finish make it the perfect pairing for almost any meal, from burgers and steaks to hearty vegetable dishes, pasta, pizza, chili and BBQ.

Great Divide Velvet Yeti Nitro    Nitro  
Great Divide Brewery  ·  Denver, CO
A fairly strong, highly roasted dark stout with pronounced bitterness.
American Stout
5.0% ABV

Lagunitas Citrusinensis Blood Orange Pale Ale   
Lagunitas Brewing Company  ·  Petaluma, CA
We took some fresh Sanguinello Blood oranges, juiced ’em, concentrated that juice (without heat) and threw it into a wheatier version of our New Dogtown Pale Ale. The end result? A refreshingly hopped pale-ish ale with a huge citrus burst!
American Pale Ale
7.7% ABV  ·  49 IBU

Lost Abbey Gift Of The Magi, Strong Golden Ale With Frankincense And Myrrh.   
The Lost Abbey  ·  San Marcos, CA
A strong and complex Belgian-style ale with fruity and hoppy characteristics
Belgian Golden Strong Ale
12.0% ABV  ·  45 IBU

Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast   
Mikkeller  ·  San Diego, CA
A very dark, moderately strong, roasty ale. Tropical varieties can be quite sweet, while export versions can be drier and fairly robust.

Modern Times City Of The Sun   
Modern Times Beer  ·  San Diego, CA
City of the Sun is a big, fruity, pungent, sticky, delicious IPA. Mosaic & Motueka give it a very fruity hop character, with Simcoe providing enough of a piney backbone to prevent it from going off the deep end. The complex but unobtrusive malt character gives it a medium body and a platform for the saturated hop flavor.
American IPA
7.8% ABV  ·  85 IBU

Noble Ale Works Tank Top   
Noble Ale Works  ·  Anaheim, CA
Nothing is more American than quality light beer,so we brewed the lightest qualitiest, Americanist beer ever! Grab a pint and Hi 5 Uncle Sam
Cream Ale
5.3% ABV

Ommegang Gnomegang   
Ommegang  ·  Cooperstown, NY
This delectable blonde ale is a co-creation of two famed farmstead breweries: Brewery Ommegang and Brasserie d’Achouffe. It employs five fine malts, two noble hops, and both of the distinctive Chouffe and Ommegang yeasts. You’ll enjoy the smooth drinkability, fruity aromas and flavors, and warming finish
Belgian Blond Ale
9.5% ABV  ·  26 IBU

Rodenbach Rodenbach Vintage 13"   
Brouwerij Rodenbach  ·  Roeselare, Belgium
A sour, fruity, red wine-like Belgian-style ale.
Flanders Red Ale
7.0% ABV

Second Chance Take Two   
Second Chance Beer Company  ·  San Diego, CA
A brown British ale centered around light, caramel-centric malty notes.
British Brown Ale
5.3% ABV  ·  24 IBU

Bottle List - 8


Ace Pineapple   
Ace Cider  ·  Sebastopol, CA
California Apple Cider with Pineapples
Food Pairings: Beef Loin, Coconut Cream, Cilantro Curry
Fruit Cider
5.0% ABV  ·  1 IBU

Bockor Vanderghinste Oud Bruin   
Brouwerij Bockor N.V.  ·  Bellegem-Kortrijk, Belgium
A somewhat sour, fruity, malty Belgian-style brown ale.
Oud Bruin
5.5% ABV  ·  13 IBU

Budweiser   
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.  ·  St. Louis, MO
Budweiser is a medium-bodied, flavorful, and crisp with blended layers of premium American and European hop aromas.
American Lager
5.0% ABV  ·  10 IBU

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

Golden State Cider Mighty Dry Hard Cider   
Golden State Cider  ·  Sebastopol, CA
Mighty Dry Hard Cider was born from the ideals of the west coast and crafted with a delicious blend of culinary apple varieties. This Cider is crafted with miraculously crisp West Coast apples, fresh vim and California vigor.
Fruit Cider
6.9% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Pabst Blue Ribbon   
Pabst Brewing Company  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Pabst Blue Ribbon is brewed in the finest traditions of an American Premium Lager dating back to 1844.
American Lager
4.6% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Russian River Damnation   
Russian River Brewing Company  ·  Santa Rosa, CA
Belgian style Strong Golden Ale. It has extraordinary aromas of banana and pear with mouth filling flavors of sweet malt and earthy hops. The lingering finish is dry and slightly bitter but very, very smooth.
Belgian Golden Strong Ale
7.75% ABV  ·  25 IBU

Stella Artois Lager   
Stella Artois  ·  Leuven, Belgium
One of the World's best selling beers, enjoyed in more than 80 countries. Low malt sweetness with a crisp finish.
International Pale Lager
5.2% ABV  ·  25 IBU