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Restaurant in Vail
A destination for beer aficionados, Vail Alehouse features local handcrafted beer and over 20 craft beers on tap. Enjoy the warm, comfortable ambience, friendly staff, and an eclectic menu of popular dishes while you relax with friends in a big comfy booth, catch a game on one of our flat screens, or dance the night away to live bands and DJs on the largest dance floor in the valley!



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  2161 N Frontage Rd W, Vail, CO 81657
  (970) 476-4314
  vailalehouse.com

Hours today: 11:30am - 2:00am

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Tap List - 20


Angry Orchard Easy Apple   
Angry Orchard Cider Co  ·  Cincinnati, OH
14 oz: $6.00  ·  22 oz: $8.00  · 
Substantial body and character. This is a cider made with characteristic New England apples for relatively high acidity, with adjuncts to raise alcohol levels.

Avery India Pale Ale   
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
14 oz: $5.00  ·  22 oz: $7.00  · 
Avery IPA demands to be poured into your favorite glass to truly appreciate the citrusy, floral bouquet and the rich, malty finish.
American IPA
6.5% ABV  ·  69 IBU

Avery White Rascal   
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
14 oz: $5.00  ·  22 oz: $7.00  · 
A truly authentic Belgian style wheat or “white” ale, this Rascal is unfiltered and cleverly spiced with coriander and Curaçao orange peel.
Witbier
5.6% ABV  ·  22 IBU

Bonfire Brush Creek Blonde   
Bonfire Brewing  ·  Eagle, CO
14 oz: $6.00  ·  22 oz: $8.00  · 
Typically our lightest option. Touch of white wheat malt. Light hop. Slightly sweet.
Blonde Ale
4.8% ABV  ·  19 IBU

Boulder Harvest 16 Fresh Hop Peach Pale   
Boulder Beer Company  ·  Boulder, CO
14 oz: $7.00  ·  22 oz: $9.00  · 
Brewed with fresh off the bine (not vine!) wet hops! This provides a unique hop experience with a more complete hop flavor and aroma
American Pale Ale
6.8% ABV  ·  38 IBU

Coors Light   
Coors Brewing Company  ·  Golden, CO
14 oz: $3.00  ·  22 oz: $5.00  · 
Coors Light has a nice, bright appearance when poured and a crisp, clean taste.
American Light Lager
4.2% ABV  ·  12 IBU

Coors Original   
Coors Brewing Company  ·  Golden, CO
14 oz: $3.00  ·  22 oz: $5.00  · 
The Banquet Beer was born in the Rockies and has been a proud part of the American experience for generations.
American Lager
5.0% ABV  ·  15 IBU

De Steeg French Saison   
De Steeg Brewing  ·  Denver, CO
10 oz: $9.00
A Belgian ale that is most commonly pale, refreshing, moderately strong and finishes dry
Saison
9.0% ABV

Deschutes Red Chair NWPA   
Deschutes Brewery  ·  Bend, OR
14 oz: $6.00  ·  22 oz: $8.00  · 
A moderate, refreshing ale with noticeable hop aroma balanced by supporting malt flavors.
Northwest Pale Ale
6.2% ABV  ·  60 IBU

Epic Mexican Lager   
Epic Brewing Company  ·  Denver, CO
14 oz: $6.00  ·  22 oz: $8.00  · 
A light-bodied lager designed with drinkability in mind.
American Lager
5.0% ABV

Firestone Walker Luponic Distortion: Revolution No. 005   
Firestone Walker Brewing Company  ·  Paso Robles, CA
14 oz: $6.00  ·  22 oz: $8.00  · 
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
5.9% ABV  ·  59 IBU

Firestone Walker Nitro Merlin Milk Stout    Nitro  
Firestone Walker Brewing Company  ·  Paso Robles, CA
14 oz: $6.00  ·  22 oz: $8.00  · 
A unique spin on the Velvet Merlin Oatmeal Stout. The addition of lactose (milk sugar) and a dose of nitrogen transforms our original stout into ribbons of French silk chocolate and mocha latte richness.
Sweet Stout
5.5% ABV  ·  27 IBU

Great Divide 22nd Anniversary Barrel Aged Dark American Sour   
Great Divide Brewery  ·  Denver, CO
10 oz: $7.00
A wild-fermented beer containing funky sour flavors and a variety of aromas

Left Hand Milk Stout (Nitro)    Nitro  
Left Hand Brewing Company  ·  Longmont, CO
14 oz: $6.00  ·  22 oz: $8.00  · 
The early brewers touted the health benefits of the milk sugar in this beer which today relates mainly to the increased amount of calories(no real health benefits…sorry). The milk sugar adds a well rounded sweetness to this dark beer and makes it an outstanding, year ‘round stout.
Sweet Stout
6.0% ABV  ·  25 IBU

Odell 90 Shilling Ale   
Odell Brewing Co.  ·  Fort Collins, CO
14 oz: $5.00  ·  22 oz: $7.00  · 
An irresistibly smooth and delicious medium-bodied amber ale.
Scottish Light
5.3% ABV  ·  27 IBU

Odell Drumroll APA   
Odell Brewing Co.  ·  Fort Collins, CO
14 oz: $6.00  ·  22 oz: $8.00  · 
A bold, juicy, citrus-inspired and tropically hop forward APA that looks and tastes like pineapple, orange, mango, and grapefruit.
American Pale Ale
5.3% ABV  ·  40 IBU

Oskar Blues Dale's Pale Ale   
Oskar Blues Brewery  ·  Lyons, CO
14 oz: $5.00  ·  22 oz: $7.00  · 
Dale’s Pale Ale is a hearty, critically acclaimed trailblazer that has changed the way craft beer fiends perceive canned beer.
American Pale Ale
6.5% ABV  ·  65 IBU

Samuel Adams Hopscape   
14 oz: $5.00  ·  22 oz: $7.00  · 
West Coast hops add bold notes of pine and juicy grapefruit
American Wheat Beer
5.5% ABV  ·  30 IBU

Ska Pils World   
Ska Brewing Company  ·  Durango, CO
14 oz: $6.00  ·  22 oz: $8.00  · 
Lends a light malt backbone to a moderately bitter hop presence transitioning to a lemony, orange zest and finishes tropically juicy
German Pils
5.4% ABV

Wicked Weed Pernicious IPA   
Wicked Weed Brewing  ·  Asheville, NC
10 oz: $7.00
Formerly named East Side or Die IPA, Pernicious is our flagship India Pale Ale. With minimum malt complexity, we dry hop this beer with nearly twice the normal amount of hops typical to this style. The combination of juicy, tropical fruit-forward hops with heavy resinous American hops is the epitome of a West Coast IPA, made right here in the Southeast.
American IPA
7.3% ABV  ·  70 IBU

Bottle List - 24


Blue Moon Belgian White   
Blue Moon Brewing Co.  ·  Golden, CO
12 oz : $5.00
Brewed with oats and spiced with orange peel and coriander. An unfiltered wheat ale spiced in the Belgian tradition.
American Wheat Beer
5.4% ABV  ·  9 IBU

Bud Light   
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.  ·  St. Louis, MO
12 oz : $4.00
Brewed with a malt and hops ratio different from Budweiser for a distinctively crisp taste with fewer calories.
American Light Lager
4.2% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Budweiser   
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.  ·  St. Louis, MO
12 oz : $4.00
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 Banquet   
Coors Brewing Company  ·  Golden, CO
12 oz : $4.00
A light-bodied lager designed with drinkability in mind.
American Lager
5.0% ABV  ·  6 IBU

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

Corona Extra   
Cervecería Modelo  ·  Tijuana, Mexico
12 oz : $5.00
Corona's aroma is fruity-honey with a touch of malt and the flavor is crisp and well-balanced between hops and malt, toward the malt side.
International Pale Lager
4.5% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Guinness Draught    Can  
St. James Gate (Guinness)  ·  Dublin, Ireland
16 oz : $6.00
Is made from water, barley, roast malt extract, hops, and brewer’s yeast. An old and firm favourite.
Irish Stout
4.2% ABV  ·  40 IBU

Heineken   
Heineken Nederland B.V.  ·  Netherlands
12 oz : $6.00
Heineken's mildly bitter taste, fresh, fruity aroma, bright color and exceptional clarity are obtained using only the purest water, hops and barley malt.
International Pale Lager
5.0% ABV  ·  23 IBU

Miller High Life    Can  
Miller Brewing Company  ·  Milwaukee, WI
16 oz : $3.00
Yeast our founder brought over from Germany, light Galena hops from the pacific northwest, and a combination of malted barley.
American Lager
5.0% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Miller Lite    Can  
Miller Brewing Company  ·  Milwaukee, WI
12 oz : $3.00
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

Molson Canadian   
Molson Brewery  ·  Toronto, ON
12 oz : $5.00
Molson Canadian is a beer as clean crisp and fresh as the country it comes from.
Canadian Lager
5.0% ABV  ·  18 IBU

New Belgium Fat Tire   
New Belgium Brewing  ·  Fort Collins, CO
12 oz : $5.00
An exceptionally smooth copper colored beer with toasty, biscuit-like malt flavors coasting in equilibrium with hoppy freshness
American Amber Ale
5.2% ABV  ·  22 IBU

Newcastle Brown Ale   
Caledonian Brewing Co  ·  Edinburgh, United Kingdom
12 oz : $5.00
The quintessential rich, English brown ale. It is is sweet, malty, somewhat nutty, yet refreshing.
British Brown Ale
4.7% ABV  ·  25 IBU

O'Doul's   
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.  ·  St. Louis, MO
12 oz : $5.00
O'Doul's is a premium non-alcohol brew featuring a deep, golden color, a light hop and spice aroma, and a mild, sweet taste.
Non-Alcoholic Beer
0.5% ABV  ·  5 IBU

Omission Pale Ale   
Omission Brewing  ·  Portland, OR
12 oz : $6.00
Bold and hoppy, Omission Pale Ale is a hop-forward American Pale Ale, brewed to showcase the Cascade hop profile.
Gluten-Free Pale Ale
5.8% ABV  ·  33 IBU

Oskar Blues IPA    Can  
Oskar Blues Brewery  ·  Lyons, CO
12 oz : $5.00
The hops strum juicy and sweet aromas with headline notes of passion fruit, raspberries, pineapple and citrus
American IPA
6.43% ABV  ·  70 IBU

Oskar Blues Mama's Little Yella Pils    Can  
Oskar Blues Brewery  ·  Lyons, CO
12 oz : $5.00
Oskar Blues’ Mama’s Little Yella Pils is an uncompromising, small-batch version of the beer that made Pilsen, Czech Republic, famous.
German Pils
5.3% ABV  ·  35 IBU

Pabst Blue Ribbon    Can  
Pabst Brewing Company  ·  Milwaukee, WI
16 oz : $3.00
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

Pacifico Clara   
Cervecería Modelo  ·  Tijuana, Mexico
12 oz : $5.00
The classic Mexican lager from the Pacifico Brewery of Mazatian, founded in 1900 by German settlers.
Mexican Lager
4.5% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale   
12 oz : $6.00
Unique piney and grapefruit aromas from the use of whole-cone American hops have fascinated beer drinkers for decades and made this beer a classic.
American Pale Ale
5.6% ABV  ·  38 IBU

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA   
12 oz : $6.00
Sierra Nevada and hops go hand in hand. What began as a crazy idea scribbled in a pub eventually became our newest year-round hop bomb, Torpedo Extra IPA.
American IPA
7.2% ABV  ·  65 IBU

Small Town Not Your Father's Root Beer   
Small Town Brewery  ·  Wauconda, IL
12 oz : $6.00
A harmonious marriage of ingredients, with a silky smooth and satisfying finish that is unmatched in flavor.
Hard Root Beer
5.9% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Stella Artois Lager   
Stella Artois  ·  Leuven, Belgium
12 oz : $6.00
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

Wine - 6



Beringer Pinot Noir   
Beringer Vineyards  ·  Napa Valley, CA
Pinot Noir

Block Nine Pinot Noir   
Block Nine  ·  CA
Vintage: 2013

Cannonball Cabernet Sauvignon   
Cannonball  ·  Sonoma County, CA
Vintage: 2013
Cabernet Sauvignon

Charles & Charles Chardonnay   
Charles & Charles  ·  Columbia Valley, WA
Vintage: 2014
Chardonnay
Chardonnay
13.8%

Joel Gott Sauvignon Blanc   
Joel Gott  ·  CA
Vintage: 2014

Cocktails - 10


Blood Orange Margarita
Hornitos Tequila Triple Sec Grand Marnier Agave Fresh Lime Blood Orange Juice
$11.00

Cucumber Cocktail
Cucumber Vodka Agave Nectar Lime Juice Sparkling Wine
$11.00

Freshly Squeezed
Bulliet Bourbon Lime Juice Lemon juice Orange Juice Pechard Bitters Club soda Simple Syrup
$11.00

Jamaican 10 speed
Malibu Coconut Creme De Banana Melon Liquer cream Pineapple Juice
$10.00

Mint Southern Bourbon Tea
Bulleit Bourbon Fresh Mint Agave Nectar Fresh Lemon Fresh Brewed Iced Tea Lemonade
$11.00

Moonshine Mule
10th Mountain Whiskey Ginger Beer Fresh Lime Splash of Bitters
$10.00

Moscow Mule
Stolichnaya Vodka Ginger Beer Fresh Lime Splash of Bitters
$10.00

Spicy Oasis
Deep Eddy Grapefruit Vodka Agave Nectar Lime Juice Lemon Juice Chili Salt Rim
$11.00

Spicy Pear Martini
Grey Goose La Poire St Germain Liqueur Fresh Lemon Juice Agave Nectar Serrano Chili
$11.00

Strawberry Fields
Stolichnaya Vodka Fresh Strawberries Balsamic Fresh Lemon Juice Agave Nectar Club Soda
$11.00

Events - 9


23

Thu
9:00PM-12:00AM
Local favourites Johnny Schleper and Jake Wolf perform at the Vail Ale House on a weekly basis. They bring in some of their incredibly talented friends to join them each week to get you on your feet and shake your money makers

24

Fri
10:00PM-1:00AM
$10 Cover 21+ Show

25

Sat
9:00PM-12:00AM
Johnny Schleper and his friends return to the Vail Ale House stage to perform the Jimi Hendrix Experience in it's entirety

30

Thu
9:00PM-2:00AM
Few bands arouse a crowd into a collective shake like Flow Tribe. The six-member band’s onstage chemistry reflects a seamless combination of soul and movement that hits the audience within the first few notes. Virgin listeners and avid fans alike are drawn in by the distinctive sound that feels both familiar and original. Outfitted for each performance in colorful, carefully selected suits, it’...

8

Sat
9:00PM-1:00AM
Gipsy Moon is a five-piece group of artists on an endless musical journey, sharing songs with the hopes of planting inspiration into the soul, starting a fire in the heart, and building community that invokes love in its wildest manifestations. They are an innovative folk-group of five from the mountains of Nederland, Colorado. Original material mixed with old world-traditionals, Gipsy Moon pr...

13

Thu
10:00PM-1:00AM
One of the hottest acts in the Bluegrass scene returns once more to the Vail Ale House stage. The Lil' Smokies will once again being making their stop here in Vail with the Ghosts of Paul Revere in support Follow this links for pre-sale tickets! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-lil-smokies-tickets-31558939638 With their roots submerged in the thick buttery mud of traditional bluegrass, The ...

14

Fri
10:00PM-2:00AM
Duey and The Decibels performs at the Vail Ale House in West Vail, CO on April 15. Featuring members of Yamn, Analog Son, Fox Street and Eminence Ensemble. Watch Duey and The Decibels Video's at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClZDt9R1WahcNKgFWotk7Fg Duey and The Decibels is a Denver, CO band created by Bassist and Vocalist, David Edward DuArt. Duey’s musical focus is on creative song wri...

15

Sat
10:00PM-2:00AM
One of the United States best and only, Rage Against the Machine Tribute bands, Rally 'Round the Family (born in Denver, CO) will be returning to the Vail Valley Saturday April 15th at the Vail Ale House. Doors 9pm Show 10pm $10 cover at the door Wagon Wheel Chandeliers open the show. Rally 'Round the Family isn't your normal Tribute Band. They do not dress up like the members of Rage or do ...

22

Sat
9:00PM-12:00AM
Jake Wolf, Tori Pater and Johnny Schleper lead a band of incredibly talented musicians in a tribute to the Last Waltz originally performed by The Band over 40 years ago

On Deck - 12


Ac Golden Colorado Native   
AC Golden Brewing Company  ·  Golden, CO
A moderate, hoppy beer with a distinct caramel malty flavor.
American Amber Ale
5.5% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Boulder Irish Blessing Oak Aged Coffee Stout   
Boulder Beer Company  ·  Boulder, CO
A black beer with a well-rounded bitterness that’s balanced with a pronounced roasted flavor that gives off coffeee notes.
Irish Stout
6.8% ABV  ·  40 IBU

Boulevard American Kolsch   
Boulevard Brewing Company  ·  Kansas City, MO
A crisp, clear beer balanced with subtle fruit and hop characters.
Kölsch
4.6% ABV

Destihl Brewery Wild Sour Series: Flanders Red   
DESTIHL Brewery  ·  Bloomington, IL
Flanders Red is an acidic, sour ale with an initial impression of tart cherries and sour candy that dissipates into a complex palate displaying both a sharp lactic sourness with a backbone of caramel and biscuit malt profiles and minimal hop character.
Flanders Red Ale
6.1% ABV  ·  15 IBU

Eddyline Epic Day Double IPA   
Eddyline Brewing  ·  Buena Vista, CO
A complex malt bill with a platform that allows the pungent hop blend to shine with notes of grapefruit, tropical fruit, pine and resin to truly shine. This is sure to satisfy the thirst of the most aggressive hop heads while maintaining remarkable drinkability
Double IPA
9.0% ABV  ·  100 IBU

Funkwerks Apricot Provincial   
Funkwerks  ·  Fort Collins, CO
Sessionable Belgian-style sour using lactobacillus in the wort. Delightfully tart w/ citrusy apricot aromas.

Funkwerks Deceit   
Funkwerks  ·  Fort Collins, CO
A moderately strong golden ale with fruity-spicy Belgian yeast characteristics

Odd 13 Hop Troll Idaho 7   
Odd 13 Brewing  ·  Lafayette, CO
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
6.0% ABV

Ommegang Hennepin Saison   
Ommegang  ·  Cooperstown, NY
This style is a farmhouse ale, and is considered to be in the domain of the Belgian Saisons. Hennepin is a delicious brew for all seasons. It is spicy and refreshing.
Saison
7.7% ABV  ·  26 IBU

Samuel Adams Fresh As Helles   
A light-bodied lager designed with drinkability in mind. Soft Citrus of Orange Blossoms Slight Sweet Honey Malt Notes
American Lager
5.4% ABV  ·  18 IBU

Wicked Weed Hop Cocoa Chocolate Porter   
Wicked Weed Brewing  ·  Asheville, NC
A complex, malty dark beer with a lightly burnt character.
American Porter
6.5% ABV

Wicked Weed Medora   
Wicked Weed Brewing  ·  Asheville, NC
A sour beer that derives some of its taste and aroma from the particular spices, herbs or vegetables