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Bar/Pub/Tavern/Restaurant/Gastropub in Eastern Kentucky

Really Good Burgers & Really Good Beer.  It's that simple.  

The Thirsty Heifer Ltd. Co. is located in Historic Downtown Whitesburg and proudly part of the Downtown Renaissance Initiative.  

Complimenting our premuium craft and imported beer selection, we serve fantastic, fresh, farm-to-table beef with buns baked fresh for us daily.  

We know you'll leave Udderly Satisfied!



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Updated 2 days ago
Map of The Thirsty Heifer

  127 Main Street, Whitesburg, KY 41858
  (606) 633-5749
  www.thirstyheifer.com
Monday-Thursday 4:00-10:00pm
Friday-Saturday 4:00-midnight
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Tap List - 16


3 Floyds Yum Yum   
Three Floyds Brewing Co  ·  Munster, IN
Welcome to flavor country, this beer has just enough malt backbone to support an explosive juicy hop profile
American Pale Ale
5.5% ABV  ·  55 IBU

Ballast Point Pumpkin Down   
Ballast Point Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
The caramel and toffee maltiness of our Piper Down Scottish ale is the perfect backdrop for a boatload of roasted pumpkin.
Fruit and Spice Beer
5.8% ABV  ·  22 IBU

Bell's Special Double Cream Stout   
Bell's Brewery  ·  Kalamazoo, MI
Sweeter and smoother than Kalamazoo Stout. A beer for special winter occasions. Double Cream Stout derives its name from its smooth, creamy texture, not the ingredients. Completely dairy-free, this stout blends ten different specialty malts to yield a remarkable depth of flavor. With only a touch of burnt notes, Double Cream Stout focuses on the softer, cocoa & espresso-like aspects of roasted malt.
American Stout
6.1% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Bell's Two Hearted Ale   
Bell's Brewery  ·  Kalamazoo, MI
A significant malt body balances the hop presence, together with the fruity yeast aromas, lead to a remarkably drinkable American-style IPA.
American IPA
7.0% ABV  ·  55 IBU

Birra Moretti    Growler Fills  
Birra Moretti  ·  Italy
A pale lager from the Italian Moretti brewery, bready with a light hop note.
Food Pairings: Moretti is well-paired with roasted meats, pasta, Alfredo & seafood sauces, pizza, sharp cheeses; Romano, Asiago
International Pale Lager
4.6% ABV  ·  12 IBU

Carlsberg Pilsner   
Carlsberg Brewery  ·  Copenhagen, Denmark
A gold-colored, light-bodied German-style beer with crisp, floral hop aroma.
German Pils
5.0% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Founders Dirty Bastard   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
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.
Wee Heavy
8.5% ABV  ·  50 IBU

Kronenbourg 1664   
Brasseries Kronenbourg  ·  France
Kronenbourg 1664 is a lager with a noble history, characterized by its fine taste. Its golden hues and delicate bitterness come from selecting the best hops (the Strisselspalt), and the unique know-how of one of the French master brewers, for over 350 years.
International Pale Lager
5.0% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc   
Brasseries Kronenbourg  ·  France
Brewed with a hint of citrus and coriander spice, Blanc has an inimitable sweet and refreshing flavor that makes it special amongst all the other wheat beers.
Witbier
5.0% ABV  ·  7 IBU

Lagunitas IPA   
Lagunitas Brewing Company  ·  Petaluma, CA
A well-rounded, highly drinkable IPA. A bit of Caramel Malt barley provides the richness that mellows out the twang of the hops.
American IPA
6.2% ABV  ·  52 IBU

Oskar Blues G'Knight   
Oskar Blues Brewery  ·  Lyons, CO
A hefty, dry hopped double-red ale with a nose full of aroma, a sticky mouthfeel, a malty middle and unctuous hop flavors.
Red IPA
8.7% ABV  ·  60 IBU

Samuel Adams Octoberfest   
Our Octoberfest blends hearty malts for a deep, smooth flavor with caramel notes creating a brew that’s perfect whatever you’re celebrating
Märzen
5.3% ABV  ·  16 IBU

Saugatuck Snow Wizard   
Saugatuck Brewing Company  ·  Douglas, MI
Beautifully balanced toasted, roasty and chocolate malt characteristics and heavy oak and wood flavors.
American Brown Ale
7.0% ABV  ·  25 IBU

Smuttynose Old Brown Dog   
Smuttynose Brewing Company  ·  Hampton, NH
Old Brown Dog has been cited as a classic example of the “American Brown Ale” style of beer. Compared to a typical English Brown Ale, Old Brown Dog is fuller-bodied and more strongly hopped.
American Brown Ale
6.5% ABV  ·  30 IBU

Smuttynose Scotch Ale   
Smuttynose Brewing Company  ·  Hampton, NH
A rich, dessert-esque beer with a strong caramel component that is designed to go down smooth.
Wee Heavy
7.8% ABV

Stella Artois Cidre   
Stella Artois  ·  Leuven, Belgium
Stella Artois Cidre is a crisp and refreshing European-style cider made from hand-picked apples.
English Cider
4.5% ABV  ·  38 IBU

Bottle List - 27


3 Floyds Gumballhead   
Three Floyds Brewing Co  ·  Munster, IN
An American wheat beer with a refreshing, crisp citrus finish. This delicious session beer is brewed with boatloads of Amarillo hops.
American Wheat Beer
5.6% ABV  ·  35 IBU

Alltech Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale   
Alltech  ·  Lexington, KY
Aged up to six weeks in freshly decanted bourbon barrels gives this beer subtlety smooth yet robust flavors of vanilla and oak.
American Strong Ale
8.2% ABV  ·  19 IBU

Alltech Kentucky IPA   
Alltech  ·  Lexington, KY
Kentucky IPA® is a deliciously hoppy, golden-hued American India Pale Ale. It has bright citrus flavors and sweet floral aromas that come fr
American IPA
6.5% ABV  ·  70 IBU

Anchor Liberty Ale   
Anchor Brewing  ·  San Francisco, CA
The champagne-like bubbles, distinctive hop bouquet, and balanced character of Liberty Ale revives centuries-old ale brewing traditions that are now more relevant than ever.
American Pale Ale
5.9% ABV  ·  30 IBU

Ayinger Oktoberfest Märzen   
Brauerei Aying  ·  Aying, Germany
A malty, German-style amber lager with a toasty and bready flavor, restrained bitterness with a dry finish.
Märzen
5.8% ABV  ·  21 IBU

Ballast Point Cinnamon & Raisin Commodore Stout   
Ballast Point Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
A fairly strong, highly roasted dark stout with pronounced bitterness.
American Stout
6.5% ABV

Bud Light   
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.  ·  St. Louis, MO
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

Carlsberg Pilsner    Can  
Carlsberg Brewery  ·  Copenhagen, Denmark
A gold-colored, light-bodied German-style beer with crisp, floral hop aroma.
German Pils
5.0% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Carson's Red Dawn   
Carson's Brewery  ·  Evansville, IN
A moderate, hoppy beer with a distinct caramel malty flavor.
American Amber Ale
5.5% ABV  ·  30 IBU

Carson's Ripa    Can  
Carson's Brewery  ·  Evansville, IN
A bitter, moderately strong ale that carries some caramel and dark fruit malt character and finishes dry.
Red IPA
7.0% ABV  ·  70 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

Dogfish Head Punkin Ale   
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery  ·  Milton, DE
A full-bodied brown ale with smooth hints of pumpkin and brown sugar. We brew our Punkin Ale with pumpkin meat, brown sugar and spices. As the season cools, this is the perfect beer to warm up with.
Fruit and Spice Beer
7.0% ABV  ·  28 IBU

Founders All Day IPA    Can  
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
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

Great Lakes Oktoberfest   
Great Lakes Brewing Company  ·  Cleveland, OH
Prost! Our take on this classic German style is a celebration of maltiness— packed with rustic, autumnal flavors to put a little more oomph into your oom-pah-pah.
Märzen
6.5% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc   
Brasseries Kronenbourg  ·  France
Brewed with a hint of citrus and coriander spice, Blanc has an inimitable sweet and refreshing flavor that makes it special amongst all the other wheat beers.
Witbier
5.0% ABV  ·  7 IBU

Lagunitas 12th Of Never    Can  
Lagunitas Brewing Company  ·  Petaluma, CA
The magical, mystical 12th of Never is a blend of Old and New School hops that play bright citrus, rich coconut, and papaya-esque flavors, a
American Pale Ale
5.5% ABV  ·  45 IBU

Left Hand Oktoberfest   
Left Hand Brewing Company  ·  Longmont, CO
Brewed in late spring and cellared throughout the summer, our Oktoberfest is produced through traditional methods as it has been for centuries in Germany. This copper-hued lager owes its rich malt flavor to a generous combination of malts. Cool, open-fermentation develops a subtle elegance and drinkability suited to any festive occasion.
Märzen
6.6% ABV  ·  24 IBU

Michelob Ultra   
Michelob  ·  St Louis, MO
Michelob Ultra appeals to beer drinkers interested in a superior tasting light beer that promotes an active, social lifestyle.
American Light Lager
4.1% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Miller Lite   
Miller Brewing Company  ·  Milwaukee, WI
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

Oskar Blues Beerito    Can  
Oskar Blues Brewery  ·  Lyons, CO
Incredibly smooth mouthfeel with layers of walnut, toasted bread, plums, honey, and cocoa giving very drinkable depth to the flavor!
Vienna Lager
4.0% ABV  ·  21 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

Samuel Adams Boston Lager   
Samuel Adams Boston Lager® offers a full, rich flavor that is both balanced and complex.
American Lager
4.9% ABV  ·  30 IBU

Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale   
Samuel Smith's Old Brewery  ·  Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Fermented in ‘stone Yorkshire squares’ to create a relatively dry ale with rich nutty colour and palate of beech nuts, almonds and walnuts.
London Brown Ale
5.0% ABV  ·  31 IBU

Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout   
Samuel Smith's Old Brewery  ·  Yorkshire, United Kingdom
This is the perfect marriage of satisfying stout and luxurious chocolate.
Sweet Stout
5.0% ABV  ·  15 IBU

Shipyard Export Ale   
Shipyard Brewing Company  ·  Portland, ME
An approachable, malt-oriented American beer that is well-balanced and great for easy-drinking.
Blonde Ale
5.0% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Smuttynose Pumpkin   
Smuttynose Brewing Company  ·  Hampton, NH
A beer with flavors and aroma from fruit and spices
Fruit and Spice Beer
6.5% ABV  ·  35 IBU

Weihenstephaner Festbier   
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan  ·  Freising, Germany
A full rich bodied, hoppy, seasonal lager is especially brewed for the Festbier season by the oldest brewery in the world.
Festbier
5.8% ABV  ·  26 IBU

Spirits - 23


1792 Small Batch   
Barton 1792 Distillery  ·  United States
Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93.7° (46.85%)


Blanton's Single-Barrel   
Buffalo Trace Distillery  ·  Frankfort, KY
Barrel: 818 Batch: 59
Type: Bourbon Whiskey Recipe: Corn - Rye - Malted Barley Mash Type: Sour Still Proof: 70% Alcohol by Volume - 140 proof Entry Proof: 62.5% Alcohol by Volume - 125 proof Warehouse: H Barrel Type: White Oak Maker: Independent Stave Staves: 6 month air dry Treatment: #4 Char Filtration: Chill Filtered Bottle Proof: 46.5% Alcohol by Volume - 93 proof Color: Reddish Amber Color Tasting Notes: Nose: A spicy aroma of Dried Citrus and Orange Peels with a hint of Caramel and Vanilla. Palate Entry: Full and soft, marked by a mix of Burnt Sugar, Caramel, Orange, and Cloves. Finish: Balanced with Vanilla, Honey, and Citrus. Best Served: Straight, on ice, or used in a premium cocktail.
Straight Bourbon Whiskey
10 yr
93° (46.5%)





Hendrick's Gin   
Hendrick’s wondrous botanical signature consists of flowers, roots, fruits, and seeds from the world over. They function to complement and set the stage for our delicious duet of infusions: rose petal and cucumber.
Contemporary Gin
82.8° (41.4%)












White Rum
100° (50%)

Rain Cucumber Vodka   
Sazerac Company  ·  Metairie, LA
Flavored Vodka
60° (30%)

Rain Vodka   
Sazerac Company  ·  Metairie, LA
Grain Vodka
80° (40%)


Wine - 27


Alamos Malbec   
Alamos  ·  Mendoza Province
Vintage: 2014
Glass  ·  Bottle
Malbec, Syrah/Shiraz, Charbono/Bonarda
Smooth and supple
Malbec
13.5%

Apothic Dark Red Blend   
Apothic  ·  CA
Vintage: 2014
Glass  ·  Bottle
Zinfandel, Merlot
Apothic Dark blends dark fruit flavors of Blueberry with opulent notes of coffee and dark chocolate.

Chandon Rose   
Domaine Chandon  ·  CA
Bottle
Pretty pink with intense ripe strawberry, juicy watermelon, and fresh red cherry fruit aromas and flavors. On the palate, this wine is creamy and seductive with a defined structure from the Pinot Noir added in its final stages.



Ferrari-Carano Cabernet Sauvignon   
Ferrari-Carano  ·  Sonoma County, CA
Vintage: 2012
Glass  ·  Bottle

Freixenet Sparkling Brut de Noir   
Freixenet  ·  Sant Sadurni d’Anoia, Spain
Bottle

G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge   
G.H. Mumm  ·  Champagne
Bottle

Gascon Malbec   
Vintage: 2014
Glass  ·  Bottle
Malbec
14%

La Crema Monterey Pinot Noir   
La Crema  ·  Sonoma County, CA
Vintage: 2013
Glass  ·  Bottle
Aromas that mingle with alluring cola, sweet spice and coffee bean tones. The palate is generous-reecting this vintage's near-perfect ripening conditions. Brambly fruit flavors combine with black licorice and classic earthy notes. Excellent concentration and mature, beautifully textured tannins
Pinot Noir
13.5%

Louis Martini California Cabernet Sauvignon   
Louis Martini  ·  Sonoma County, CA
Vintage: 2013
Glass  ·  Bottle
Cabernet Sauvignon
Our Louis M. Martini California Cabernet Sauvignon has a deep burgundy hue and rich aromas of dark cherry, blackcurrant, vanilla and baking spice. On the palate, the wine delivers complex, juicy flavors of black plum jam and freshly picked blueberry framed by notes of mocha and toast. Broad in the mouth, with round tannins and smooth mouthfeel, it wraps up a lingering finish marked by energetic acidity that invites pairing with a variety of foods.

Mezzacorona Moscato   
MezzaCorona  ·  Trentino-Alto Adige
Vintage: 2013
Glass  ·  Bottle
Other White
12.5%

Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio   
MezzaCorona  ·  Trentino-Alto Adige
Vintage: 2014
Glass  ·  Bottle
Pinot Grigio/Gris

Mia Dolcea Moscato D'Asti   
Mia Dolcea  ·  Asti, Piedmont
Glass  ·  Bottle

Mia Dolcea Pink Moscato   
Mia Dolcea  ·  Asti, Piedmont
Glass  ·  Bottle

Mionetto Prosecco Brut Gold   
Mionetto  ·  Veneto
Bottle
Prosecco

Oyster Bay Marlborough Chardonnay   
Oyster Bay  ·  Marlborough
Vintage: 2013
Glass  ·  Bottle

Oyster Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc   
Oyster Bay  ·  Marlborough
Vintage: 2013
Glass  ·  Bottle

Pierre Sparr Riesling   
Pierre Sparr  ·  Alsace - Alsace wine
Vintage: 2013
Glass  ·  Bottle
Riesling
Riesling
12%

Storypoint Cabernet   
Storypoint  ·  Sonoma County, CA
Vintage: 2014
Glass  ·  Bottle
Cabernet Sauvignon

Storypoint Chardonnay   
Storypoint  ·  Sonoma County, CA
Vintage: 2014
Glass  ·  Bottle
Chardonnay
Sonoma County fruit adds flavors of tropical fruit and citrus. Mendocino County's old vines bring body and finesse. Lake County's field blend adds acidity and complexity.

Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port, 2004   
Taylor Fladgate  ·  Portugal
Vintage: 2004
Glass  · 

The Federalist Cabernet Sauvignon   
The Federalist  ·  Sonoma County, CA
Vintage: 2014
Glass  ·  Bottle
Cabernet Sauvignon
Rich full-bodied wine with hints of black cherry and cassis. ABV 13.9% $14.99 a bottle

The Federalist Lodi Zinfandel   
The Federalist  ·  Sonoma County, CA
Vintage: 2014
Glass  ·  Bottle
Zinfandel
Zinfandel
14.5%

Villa Pozzi Merlot   
Villa Pozzi  ·  Sicily
Vintage: 2013
Glass  ·  Bottle
Merlot

Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc   
Whitehaven  ·  New Zealand
Vintage: 2015
Glass  ·  Bottle
Sauvignon Blanc

William Hill Central Coast Chardonnay   
William Hill Winery  ·  Central Coast/Monterey, CA
Vintage: 2013
Glass  ·  Bottle
Chardonnay
Aromas and flavors of ripe tree fruit give way to subtle hints of brown spice in our William Hill Estate Central Coast Chardonnay. On the palate, citrus and tropical notes frame this well-balanced wine. A crisp acidity and creamy mouthfeel culminate with a long finish that lingers.

Cocktails - 6


Bourbon & Coke
WL Weller 90 Coca-Cola Classic Made With Cane Sugar

Cully Cucumber
Hendrick's Gin Tonic Water Cucumbers

Kentucky Kicker
1792 Small Batch Ale 8

Misty Mountain
Any infused flavor of KY Mist Moonshine Sprite (Glass Bottle)

Old Timers Cherry Coke
Coca-Cola Classic Made With Cane Sugar Kentucky Mist Infused Cherry

Perfect Peach
Sprite (Glass Bottle) Kentucky Mist Infused Peach

Events - 2


10

Sat
10:00AM-2:00PM
Join us as we welcome The Thirsty Heifer's new chef, AuCo Lai. We'll have familiar items on the menu and some items with a twist. Menu: Lentil Soup BLT Waffles - 2 eggs - Fried chicken Shrimp & grits - Sumac - Cheddar - Scallion Benedict (on a biscuit) - Classic - House (cornbread, country ham, greens, redeye hollandaise) Cobb salad 3 Eggs, greens, and hash browns Here's a little ...

10

Sat
11:00AM-12:00PM
Local favorite Randy Wilson will be playing some killer music during dinner!

On Deck - 5


Smuttynose Smistletoe   
Smuttynose Brewing Company  ·  Hampton, NH
A festive take on Bière de Garde, a more robust variant of the farmhouse ale family tree; brewed with sweet cherries, black currants and plums then aged on lightly toasted American oak.

Oskar Blues Ten FIDY   
Oskar Blues Brewery  ·  Lyons, CO
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

Bell's Winter White Ale   
Bell's Brewery  ·  Kalamazoo, MI
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.
Witbier
5.0% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Bell's Christmas Ale   
Bell's Brewery  ·  Kalamazoo, MI
In contrast to many other seasonals, Christmas Ale contains less spices to make a smooth and highly drinkable beer.
Wee Heavy
5.5% ABV

Boulevard Nutcracker Ale   
Boulevard Brewing Company  ·  Kansas City, MO
This hearty, warming brew is a classic winter ale, deep amber in color, with hints of molasses balanced by the ?spiciness? of freshly harvested Chinook hops.
Winter Seasonal Beer
7.8% ABV  ·  38 IBU