What's on tap

Updated 2/18/2021

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
Swipe Right
Swipe Right
4.6%
Available 2/14! Kettle sour with additions of marshmallow, strawberry, raspberry, and a hint of chocolate. Contains lactose. 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
Superfruit Slammer
Superfruit Slammer
6.3%
Seasonal slammer with pomegranate, tart cherry, lime zest, and finished with raspberry herbal tea. IBU: 15
Redside Irish Red
Redside Irish Red
6.4%
A biscuity, toasty, and slightly sweet take on a traditional Irish red. Slàinte Mhath! Vegan IBU: 15
UNIFY (IBG Collab)
UNIFY (IBG Collab)
6.5%
Iowa Brewers Guild statewide collaboration Hazy IPA. Contains lactose.
Pull Chocks
Pull Chocks
6.6%
Biscuit, toast malt flavors with a dank bitterness from kettle hops. IBU: 45
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 Contains lactose and cinnamon.
24 Carat Sunshine
24 Carat Sunshine
67.0%
El Dorado and Vic Secret bring this NEIPA to life with notes of melon, pear, and tropical fruit. IBU: 20 Contains lactose.
Three Quarter Nelson
Three Quarter Nelson
7.4%
A double dose of Nelson Sauvin duke it out with Mosaic and Sabro hops. IBU: 20
Enlighten-Mint Stout
Enlighten-Mint Stout
7.5%
Be back soon! Chocolate stout kissed with a hint of mint. IBU: 45
mood.
mood.
11.2%
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

Cloud Slammer
Pillow-y clouds of strawberry, raspberry, guava, a touch of rhubarb, and a gentle herbal tea
Hazy Diamond Bling Sauce
Our long-reigning NEIPA returns to taps AND makes its debut in cans!
Kettle Sours
What crazy concoctions will come out of our brewhouse next!?