2000 leagues under the sea, there lies a creature. Stronger than a breaking wave and bolder than a fisherman on the open sea. This creature lives for one thing, strong beer. This creature is known for taking down ships full of Batch 1000 hops just to snack on the tasty buds.

The brewers of Granite City knew something had to be done, and they knew there was only one way to appease the Hoptopus.

So, they went to work making the baddest, boldest, brew they could, Batch 2000. Said to have double the power of Batch 1000, this new brew was just the thing they needed to calm the creature. Now and forever on, on every full moon, they drop a keg into the open sea. The creature waves a tentacle in thanks, and returns to the depths of the murky water.

Beer Information

ABV: 8.5%
IBU: 78

Flavor:Spicy Citrus with hints of Lemon and Pine

Hops:Falconers Flight, Summit, Apollo, Cascade

Aroma:Tropical, Lemon & Grapefruit

Style:Double IPA

Color:Beer Color - Wicked

Malty:Beer Malt Level - Wicked

Hoppy:Beer Hop Level - Wicked

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Ponzu Lettuce Wraps
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Lean chicken breast sautéed in a garlic and ginger ponzu sauce with fresh sliced cucumbers, shredded carrots, wasabi rice sticks, crisp lettuce. Served with a side of Szechuan peanut sauce.

Pressed Caprese Grilled Cheese
Pressed Caprese Grilled Cheese

Pressed baguette with melty mozzarella and provolone cheese, sun-dried tomato pesto, fresh arugula and tangy balsamic glaze.

Smokehouse Burger
Smokehouse Burger

Half-pound GC steakburger, sliced BBQ beef brisket, smoky gouda cheese sauce and beer-battered onion rings on a homestyle bun.

Strawberry Salad
Strawberry Salad

Fresh Arcadia greens and Romaine lettuce tossed in a tangy strawberry vinaigrette and topped with goat cheese, spiced pecans, red onions and a blackened chicken breast.

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