On Tap in Houghton
What’s on Tap in Houghton
Pick Axe Blonde Ale
The lightest in our family of ales, a true single malt. Refreshing to taste, gorgeous to look at and a great introduction to the extraordinary world of craft-brewed Michigan beers. This light golden ale comes with a distinctive malt flavor and just a kiss of hops.
Red Jacket Amber Ale
Medium bodied and lightly hopped, this classic Oktoberfest-style ale is brewed in tribute to the Red Jacket Mine of what is now Calumet and to the glory days of the copper industry in the Keweenaw Peninsula.
Lift Bridge Brown Ale
Reportedly the widest and heaviest double-decked lift bridge in the world, the Portage Lake Lift Bridge connects the cities of Houghton and Hancock here in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. So get a lift from this American Brown Ale; a rich, dark brown color, complex malt flavor with hints of chocolate and caramel and a mild hop finish.
Widow Maker Black Ale
Don't let its looks deceive you. Clean and smooth, easy on the hops and easy on the palate; this light bodied ale has a surprising depth of malt flavors with pleasant hints of a smoky molasses.
Old Ore Dock Scotch Ale
A traditional Scottish ale, this darker beer focuses on malt color and flavor with hops being almost imperceptible. This ale, aged with American Red Oak, finishes crisp and a wee bit sweet.
November Gale Pale Ale
A golden pale ale, this beer has medium malt character, assertive hop flavor and bitterness with a distinctive fruity aroma and citrus finish.
UP Witbier Belgian Ale
U.P. Witbier is a delightfully smooth and refreshing classic Witbier. An unfiltered Belgian Style Ale that's pale and cloudy in appearance, brewed with barley, wheat and seasoned with orange peel and coriander.
A silky golden beer with ripples of citrus, clove and banana. A classic Hefeweizen served with a slice of lemon. A refreshing warm weather sipper
Wave Break Stout
Front loaded with roasted malt flavor, hints of coffeeand chocolate. Semi-sweet and a quick smooth finish
Black Fly PA (The Dark Side of the IPA)
This black IPA is dark in color, heavy on the hops and balanced by rich roasted barley. When the beer you're drinking starts to brighten your day, that's when you're on the dark side of the IPA
Anniversary Double IPA
What a better way to celebrate than by doubling the malt and hops in the accentuated floral and citrus bomb. We save our favorite hop varieties for just this occasion.
Canal Apple Beer
Yes, hard (apple) cider, malted barley and wheat combine for a light and crisp refreshing beverage. Cloudy, pale, light on the hops with a distinct apple flavor and aroma.
Black Diamond Belgian Ale
Dark Belgian style ale, garnet hued, a light bodied ale rich with hints of spice and molasses. Lightly hopped for easy drinking.
Lake Effect Lager
Brewed with Pilsner malt and Saaz hops, Lake Effect has a citrusy hop flavor and aroma. The unfiltered lager finishes crisp with a snap of bitterness.
A deep golden american pale ale with lots of hop aroma. Brewed with premium rye malt for a unique flavor.
In honor of the ice fisherman's friend, Tip-Up is a classic English bitter. A trio a caramel malts gives this beer a rich amber color and complex maltiness. Floral and citrus hops make for a smooth finish. This beer can be nitrified for a smooth creamy head or carbonated for a more crisp finish.
Blizzard Brown Ale
A mediun bodied brown to dark brown ale. Malt dominates the character with medium to mild hop bitterness and aroma. Compared to our other brews this ale has a touch more alcohol - just maybe in celebration of the season.
Double Harvest IPA
Mostly Munich roast gives a distinctive golden color and malt flavor while a blend of hopps supplies a rich bitterness and floral splash across the palate.
A medium bodied Porter with the perfect balance of chocolate maltiness and Noble hops.
Mo's Oatmeal Stout
A blend of roasted oatmeal, barley and crystal malt give this medium bodied dry stout a pleasent raisin and toffee flavor.
Stump Grinder Stout
A robust full bodied oatmeal stout. Rich, creamy and smooth with low hop bitterness. Malt flavor abounds with toasted caramel and chocolate notes. So much more than just a breakfast drink.
A classic Wit bier brewed with wheat and seasoned with hints of orange and coriander. Typically this ale has a touch more alcohol than our other brews......