What's on tap

Updated 1/13/2021

A current list of drinks we offer in our taproom. Bring a bit of the Brightside home with you in crowlers or enjoy a pour in-house!

**Please note that this menu is subject to change between updates. Not all products listed may still be available at the time of your viewing.**

Brightside Brews

Second Breakfast
Second Breakfast
4.6%
A traditional English style featuring roasty, toasty malt, dark roast coffee, and a slightly bitter finish. Vegan. IBU: 21
All About that Base
All About that Base
5.0%
We conditioned our favorite kettle sour on graham cracker and then purposefully left it to age. Mild vanilla notes temper a pleasant neutral acidity. IBU: 10
It's A Wonderful Pie - Blueberry
It's A Wonderful Pie - Blueberry
5.0%
Available 1/14! Kettle sour with blueberries and vanilla conditioned on graham cracker. Contains lactose. IBU: 15
It's A Wonderful Pie - Raspberry
It's A Wonderful Pie - Raspberry
5.0%
Available 1/14! Kettle sour with raspberries, graham cracker, and even a dash of white cake. Contains lactose. IBU: 15
Use Your Imagination
Use Your Imagination
5.0%
A kettle sour with additions of tart passionfruit, citrusy tangerine, and a light addition of luscious peach. IBU: 10
Cran-Orange Wheat
Cran-Orange Wheat
6.2%
Wheat malt provides the base for the subtle cranberry and punch of orange. Vegan. IBU: 15
Cloud Slammer
Cloud Slammer
6.3%
Fruited ale with strawberry, raspberry, a touch of rhubarb, and herbal tea. IBU: 15
Snowfall Slammer
Snowfall Slammer
6.3%
Our latest slammer features tart cherry, decadent peach, and boysenberry. Let's welcome the changing seasons in style! IBU: 15
Royal Slammer
Royal Slammer
6.3%
Fruited ale with blueberry, boysenberry, and a delightful herbal tea. IBU: 15
Pull Chocks
Pull Chocks
6.6%
Biscuit, toast malt flavors with a dank bitterness from kettle hops. IBU: 45
3 Stacks
3 Stacks
6.8%
Triple dry-hopped NEIPA featuring layers of our favorite hops from the year: Africa Queen, Strata, and Sabro. IBU: 25
New Beginnings DDH NEIPA
New Beginnings DDH NEIPA
6.8%
Our favorite double dry-hopped NEIPA of the year with a double dose of Sabro and Galaxy hops. IBU: 25
Perk Up Coffee Porter (Latte)
Perk Up Coffee Porter (Latte)
6.8%
Robust porter base with additions of three coffee roasts from Capital City Coffee Roasters and graham cracker. IBU: 35
Enlighten-Mint Stout
Enlighten-Mint Stout
7.5%
Chocolate stout kissed with a hint of mint. IBU: 45
mood.
mood.
11.2%
Available 1/16!Double chocolate imperial stout with a shot of caramel. 'Cuz why not? Contains lactose. IBU: 40

Other Drinks

Bright Claw - Pineapple Mango
Bright Claw - Pineapple Mango
4.8%
Our very own craft hard seltzer made from local honey with added pineapple and mango flavor. IBU: 5 Gluten free.
Honey Lavender Chamomile
Honey Lavender Chamomile
1.0%
Kombucha from Wild Culture Kombucha craft brewery located in Iowa City. A relaxing herbal blend brewed with calming lavender, soothing chamomile, and local honey.

What's in the 'works

Session NEIPA
Time to try a ton of dry-hopped goodness, but on the lighter side.
Superfruit Slammer
This seasonal favorite returns, loaded with pomegranate, cherry, and lime.