At Rhinegeist, we aim to brew beers whose “first sip calls for the third”. 

Draft List

A-Side

IPA

India Pale Ale brewed up with flavor beats of dank baritones, sticky-icky pine and citrusy high notes for a symphonic hop explosion; scratches and grooves. 

| ABV 6.4% | IBU 75 | Malts Pale Ale, Carared, Vienna, and Flaked Rye | Hops Bravo, Centennial, and Citra, and dry hopped with a cornucopia of 12 hop varieties | Availability Retired | Packaging Draft, Bombers

Alice

Belgian-Style Blonde

A light Belgian Ale with spicy banana and pear notes, complemented with late hop additions of a newer American variety called Lemondrop.

| ABV 6.3% | IBU 33 | Malts Pilsner, Vienna, Flaked Wheat, Honey | Hops Magnum, Lemondrop | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Andromeda

Pale Ale

A single hopped pale ale featuring Australian Galaxy hops, which features flavors of peach, orange, and freshly cut grass.

| ABV 5.7% | IBU 48 | Malts Pale Ale, Wheat, Vienna | Hops Galaxy | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Asterix

Belgian Pale Ale

A reddish Belgian Ale that is Fiction's dark cousin. Aromatic malts and dark Candi Syrup offer up a complex malty backbone and Rakau hops offer hints of orchard fruits with a touch of pine.

| ABV 6.0% | IBU 40 | Malts Pale Ale, Aromatic, Special B, Amber Candi Syrup | Hops Rakau | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

B-Side

IPA

B-Side features two Southern Hemisphere hops (Vic Secret and Ella) that impart tropical fruit and star anise notes. These flavors are all tied together with the addition of Idaho 7 hops which contributes piney, resiny and grapefruit flavors.

| ABV 6.8% | IBU 65 | Malts 2-row, wheat, CaraRed | Hops Vic Secret, Idaho 7, Ella | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft, Bombers

Badger

Special Bitter

An English Special Bitter that features biscuity, bready malt character from Maris Otter and Amber malt, as well as floral, earthy and slight stone fruit character of Challenger and Glacier hops.

| ABV 5 | IBU 37 | Malts Maris Otter, Amber, English Crystal, Torrified Wheat | Hops Magnum, Challenger, Glacier | Availability Retired | Packaging Draft

Baguette

Biere de Garde

A French style ale that has a unique, complex yet subtle maltiness enhanced by a very elegant French yeast strain that produces some fruity notes of apple and pear.

| ABV 6.6% | IBU 24 | Malts Pilsner, Munich dark, Caramunich, Flaked Wheat, Honey malt, candi sugar | Hops Magnum, Strisselspalt | Availability June | Packaging Draft

Bertha

Sweet Stout

A smooth, full bodied stout with a hint of residual sweetness from the addition of a small amount of lactose (milk sugar).

| ABV 5.5% | IBU 23 | Malts Pale Ale, Maris Otter, Flaked Barley, Chocolate malt, Roasted Barley and lactose | Hops Magnum | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Boomer

Brown Ale

Earthy, malty, citrusy and slightly roasty American Brown Ale hopped with Centennial & Glacier. 

| ABV 6.0 | IBU 37 | Malts Maris Otter, Pale Chocolate, Melanoidin, Crystal Dark, Carafa II | Hops Bravo, Centennial, Glacier | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Bubbles

Rosé Cider

A cider made with peach and cranberry juice, for additional pink hue, tartness and juicy fruitiness.

| ABV 6.2% | IBU 0 | Malts | Hops None | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Chester

Cherry Saison

A crisp, dry saison with sour cherries.

| ABV 4.5% | IBU 25 | Malts Pilsner, Wheat Malt | Hops Magnum, Lemondrop | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Deluxe

Pale Ale

Pale Ale to celebrate Zips Cafe birthday. A pale ale with a soft malt backbone from the use of Golden Promise malt. Centennial hops provide a citrus lime punch, backed up by grapefruit, herbal and peach notes from Amarillo and Mosaic.

| ABV 5% | IBU 44 | Malts Golden Promise, Wheat Malt, flaked rye, CaraRed | Hops Centennial, Mosaic, Amarillo | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Deuce

Anniversary IPA

Our 2nd Anniversary Red IPA hits strong with a one-two punch of heady malt, backed up with serious Galaxy and Citra for tropical notes of peach, mango and papaya. 

| ABV 7.5% | IBU 75 | Malts Pale Ale, Carafa, C77, Carafoam | Hops Citra, Mosaic, Galaxy | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Dinghy

Pale Ale

A Pale Ale brewed with Idaho 7, Simcoe and Mosaic hops which offers a complex melange of piney, resiny, slightly herbal (black tea), and fruity characteristics (orange, grapefruit and apricot).

| ABV 5.4% | IBU 45 | Malts Pale Ale, Wheat, Vienna, Carared | Hops Idaho 7, Simcoe, Mosaic | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Druncle

Imperial Mild

An imperial version of uncle, our English Dark Mild. Druncle has prominent and complex malt flavors of toffee, pretzel, and a hint of chocolate. 

| ABV 6.2% | IBU 17 | Malts Maris Otter, Aromatic, Amber, Dark Crystal | Hops Magnum | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Exum

Pale Ale

Exum pale ale, features a bevy of grapefruit, lime, and resiny hop flavors with a light malt backbone.

| ABV 6.4% | IBU 60 | Malts Golden Promise, Rye Malt and Carraroma | Hops Centennial, Amarillo, and Mosaic | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Fat Pale Ale

Belgian XPA

Fat Tire meets Fiction, this collaboration brew features Colorado grown Belgian style malt, Belgian Aromatic malt, and Caramunich to offer up toasty, bready and biscuity malt notes. The combination of Mistral, Motueka, Huell Melon and Nelson Sauvin hops offer a cornicopia of fruit flavors ranging from passionfruit and kumquat to white wine and gooseberry notes.

| ABV 6% | IBU 40 | Malts Pale Ale, Colorado Belgian Style Pale ale, Belgian Aromatic, Red Wheat, Caramunich, Cane Sugar | Hops Nugget, Mistral, Motueka, Nelson Sauvin, Huell Melon | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Flamingo

IPA

An IPA brewed with a different strain of yeast that produces a plethora of tropical fruit flavors (peach, mango, papaya and pineapple) to complement the tropical fruity hops that are used (Citra, Galaxy and Vic Secret).

| ABV 6.8% | IBU 81 | Malts 2-row, flaked barley, CaraRed | Hops Citra, Galaxy, Vic Secret | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Fluxion

Belgian XPA

Fiction's cousin, this Belgian XPA showcases the newer German varieties of Hallertau Blanc and Huell Melon to offer up notes of white wine, honeydew melon, honeysuckle flowers, and light tropical fruit.

| ABV 6% | IBU 40 | Malts Pilsner, Flaked wheat, sugar | Hops Magnum, Hallertau Blanc, Huell Melon, Motueka | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Fool

Spring Saison

Spring Saison dry hopped with Lemondrop hops and aromatics of tart lemon, pepper and spring flowers.

| ABV 5.0% | IBU 36 | Malts Pilsner, Wheat, Flaked Rye, Acid Malt | Hops Magnum, Tettnanger, Lemondrop | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Glow

Pale Ale

Brewed in collaboration with Lumenocity, this single hop Hüell Melon Pale Ale radiates with notes of summer melon and strawberry. 

| ABV 5.2% | IBU 42 | Malts 2 Row, Vienna, Wheat | Hops Hüell Melon | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Gramma

Oatmeal Stout

A chocolatey, slightly roasty Oatmeal Stout that has been infused with cacao nibs at the end of fermentation. Our collaboration with Cincinnati State's Brew 100 class, this beer is like an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie in a glass!

| ABV 6% | IBU 27 | Malts Maris Otter, Chocolate malt, Oats, Crystal 60 | Hops Magnum, Glacier | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Gramps

American Barleywine

Gramps is a big, burly but bright American Barleywine made to age but standing stately with broad malty shoulders and a good citrus hop backbone.

| ABV 8.2% | IBU 72 | Malts Maris Otter, 2 Row Pale, Flaked Wheat, Crystal 75 | Hops Cascade | Availability December- January | Packaging Draft

Gummybomb

American Red Ale

A red ale with a deep crimson hue, this beer bursts with tropical, peach, and grapefruit notes from copious late and dry hop additions of Amarillo and Mosaic hops.

| ABV 5.0% | IBU 40 | Malts Red X & Maris Otter | Hops Magnum, Amarillo & Mosaic | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Hans

Vienna Lager

A low strength yet flavorful Vienna Lager with malt flavors of toasted bread.

| ABV 4.4% | IBU 25 | Malts Vienna, Pale Malt | Hops Magnum | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Homie 2015

Double IPA

A Double IPA that showcases the varied nature of Mosaic hops with flavors that run the spectrum of tropical, pine, herbal and citrus.

| ABV 9.0% | IBU 100 | Malts 2 Row, Crystal 45, Wheat | Hops Mosiac, Bravo | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Indestructobeard

IPA

An IPA with Ahtanum and cascade offers grapefruit and citrus notes that play off of peach and mango flavors from citra.

| ABV 7.5 | IBU 79 | Malts Vienna, Pilsner, Munich, CaraAroma | Hops Bravo, Huell Melon | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Ink

Imperial Stout

Deep, dark intense roasted malt, coffee and chocolate notes resound deeply in this imperial stout.

| ABV 10% | IBU 85 | Malts Maris Otter, Roasted | Hops Cascade | Availability January | Packaging Draft

Knucklehead

American Strong Ale

A satisfying winter warmer ale that features a lightly malty backbone with a slightly reddish hue.

| ABV 7.6% | IBU 52 | Malts Pale Ale, Golden Promise, Crystal 90, Flaked Barley, Carraroma | Hops Bravo, Cascade, Chinook | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Mastodon

Belgian-Styled Dark Ale

Depths of white pepper, banana, peach and apricot fuel the primordial beast of a belgian dark strong ale.

| ABV 9.8% | IBU 60 | Malts Pilsner, Belgian Abbey, Belgian Candi Syrup, Belgian Aromatic | Hops Styrian Golding | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Luck

Oatmeal Stout

A dry Irish stout with a twist. Dark Crystal Malt & naked oats are added for a creamy, full body mouthfeel to accentuate the dark roast coffee and chocolate notes in the beer.

| ABV 4.7% | IBU 28 | Malts Maris Otter, Roasted Barley, Chocolate Malt, Flaked Oats | Hops Magnum & Challenger | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Marg Monday

Specialty Gose

A gose that has been aged in a Tequila Barrel for 6 weeks, then infused with lime zest, lime juice and lime salt

| ABV 5.2% | IBU 12 | Malts 2-row, wheat, acid malt | Hops Magnum | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Mosaic

Pale Ale

Dry hopped pale ale with an ebullient grapefruit blossom and mandarin orange bouquet.

| ABV 5.6% | IBU 45 | Malts Pale Ale, Maris Otter | Hops Mosaic | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Panda

Oatmeal Stout

Panda is a an oatmeal stout with a creamy mouthfeel, light roasted malt character and a hint of berry finish.

| ABV 5.1% | IBU 27 | Malts Maris Otter, Flaked Oats, Golden Naked Oats, Chocolate Malt, Midnight Wheat | Hops Magnum, Challenger | Availability September- October | Packaging Draft

Penguin

Blonde Stout

(Three Weavers Collaboration)
A voluptuous stout infused with coffee and cacao nibs delivering chocolate, coffee and roasted notes in a mindbendingly blonde beer.

| ABV 7% | IBU 35 | Malts Maris Otter, Golden Naked, Oats and Flaked Oats | Hops Bravo and Glacier | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Plow

Saison

Light & vivid sessionable Saison brewed with Motueka hops with subtle notes of berry and lemon.

| ABV 4.4% | IBU 28 | Malts Pilsner, Rye, Flaked Oats | Hops Magnum, Motueka | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Powder

White IPA

A White IPA that showcases citrusy hops with a large percentage (30%) of wheat in its grain bill.

| ABV 6.8% | IBU 65 | Malts Pale Ale, wheat malt and Pilsner | Hops Lemondrop, Bravo and Centennial | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Punter

Pale Ale

An English Pale Ale with moderate bitterness and notes of biscuit malt character.

| ABV 4.2% | IBU 32 | Malts Maris Otter, Torrified, Wheat, Cara | Hops Magnum, Glacier | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Roar

Double IPA

This double IPA has a hint of spicy rye added to offer up a creamy mouthfeel. Amarillo, Mosaic and Citra hops give aprocot, peach, mango, grapefruit and citrus flavors and aromas.

| ABV 8% | IBU 110 | Malts 2-row, flaked rye, flaked barley | Hops Magnum, Citra, Mosaic, Amarillo | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Rookie

IPA

First Anniversary Beer - Malt neutral, hop forward IPA that showcases El Dorado, Azacca, and Mandarina Bavaria hops.

| ABV 7.8% | IBU 95 | Malts 2 Row, Flaked Wheat, Flaked Rye | Hops  El Dorado, Azacca, Mandarina Bavaria  | Availability June | Packaging Draft

Saber Tooth Tiger

Imperial IPA

Prehistorically hopped Imperial IPA that attacks the senses with potent notes of Papaya, Mango, and Peach yet it finishes it’s prey (your palate) with a crisp clean citrus bitterness.

| ABV 8.5% | IBU 95 | Malts 2 Row Pale, Pilsner, Flaked Rye | Hops Amarillo, Citra, Simcoe, Bravo | Availability February, August | Packaging Draft

Saison Blue

Wheat Saison

A light Saison that features locally sourced organic wheat from Blue Oven, toasted in house. Spicy pepper notes are enhanced by orangey Mandarina Bavaria hops.

| ABV 6.4% | IBU 35 | Malts Pilsner, Toasted Local Wheat, Vienna, Acid Malt | Hops Magnum, Mandarina Bavaria | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Spike

Belgian Wit

Belgian Wit beer brewed with Mandarina Bavaria hops and infused with sweet orange peel.

| ABV 4.5% | IBU 15 | Malts 2 Row Pale, Wheat | Hops Bravo, Mandarina Bavaria | Availability June | Packaging Draft

Squirrely

Coffee Infused Nut Brown

An English Nut Brown Ale infused with coffee.

| ABV 4.6% | IBU 27 | Malts Maris Otter, Brown Malt, Cara, Pale Chocolate | Hops Magnum, UK Challenger | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Steve

Black Ale

A smooth, very sessionable Black Ale with very mild roast notes.

| ABV 4.9% | IBU 34 | Malts Pale Ale, Carafa III | Hops Magnum, Sterling | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Streaker

Crowdsourced IPA

A crowdsourced Rye IPA dry hopped with Citra and Mosaic hops that race across your palate in a lively, yet intimate and wildly exposed jaunt — flaunting tropical fruit, dank, pineapple, and mango aromatic acrobatics.

| ABV 6% | IBU 60 | Malts Pale Ale, Rye, CaraRed | Hops Citra, Mosaic, Amarillo | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Stryker

Triple IPA

A big Triple IPA formulated by Brewer Aaron Stryker. Citrus, resinous, dank at atimes, ever changing bitterness, tropical here and there with just a soupçon of passionfruit. Dry and highly drinkable for 10.7% 

| ABV 10.7% | IBU 100+ | Malts Pale Ale, Flaked Rye, Vienna | Hops Galaxy, Citra, Amarillo | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

T-Rex

Black IPA

A black IPA that is smooth, bitter and has piney/resinous hop notes with an understated dark malt character. 

| ABV 7.7% | IBU 83 | Malts Pale Ale Malt, Midnight Wheat, Carafa III | Hops CTZ, Chinook, Simcoe | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Trips

American Wild Ale

Brewed to celebrate our third orbit around the sun, we're charting tarter territory with Trips. This sour ale features the addition (during fermentation) of sour cherries and currants for a maelstrom of fruit and sour power. Trips is neon pink, sour, and hypnotic. 

| ABV 7.5% | IBU 12 | Malts 2-row, wheat, sour cherries and currants | Hops Magnum | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Traction

Cream Ale

A light ale brewed in celebration of Streetcar #1176 with a refreshing Pilsner malt backbone, accented by German Saphir hops for floral, spice and a hint of tangerine flavor.

| ABV 5.2% | IBU 26 | Malts Pilsner | Hops Magnum, Saphir | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Uncle

English Mild

Nutty, toasty and malty yet light drinking mild ale.

| ABV 3.8% | IBU 17 | Malts 2 Row Pale, Maris Otter, Amber, Crystal, Chocolate | Hops Magnum | Availability Year-round | Packaging Draft

Wee Willy

Wee Heavy Ale

Wee Heavy Ale brewed with Honey Malt and Chocolate Wheat to impart a slightly sweet, complex, and mildly roasty character

| ABV 8.3% | IBU 22 | Malts Maris Otter, Honey Malt, Crystal Rye, Chocolate Wheat, Roasted Barley | Hops Bravo, Glacier | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Wet Hopped Centennial

IPA

To celebrate hop harvest, we brewed a hop heavy IPA with a heavy dose of late addition freshly picked Michigan Centennial hops added less than 24 hours after harvest.

| ABV 6.0% | IBU 65 | Malts 2-row, Maris Otter, flaked wheat | Hops Centennial, Fresh whole hop Centennial | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft

Workhorse

American Lager

A twist on an American Lager, this lightly malty beer is accented with late additions of amarillo and citra hops, to give a pleasant finish to a traditional American beer. This recipe was formulated by long time cellermen/brewer, Jon Cox.

| ABV 5.5% | IBU 25 | Malts 2 Row Pale, Crystal 15, Pilsner | Hops Magnum, Amarillo, Mosaic | Availability Limited Release | Packaging Draft