Seasonal Beers We Have Tapped

Double Hazy IPAMarzen LagerBourbon Brown AleBelgian Strong AleUkulele Citra IPACollaboration Session IPASingle Malt and Single Hop
Lemon Lavender Shandy Double IPA Irish Red Ale Coffee Cream Ale Juicy IPA Black IPAVanilla Porter

You'll find our signature beers on tap at every Granite City Food & Brewery, plus several seasonal, small batch or specialty beers. Whatever your beer preference, we have the perfect brew for you!

Granite City Food & Brewery’s signature flagship beers include:  The Duke (Pale Ale), The Bennie (Bock), The Northern (American Lager) and Broad Axe Stout (Oatmeal Stout). New seasonal beers are featured every month throughout the year.

Totally Hazed Out

Double Hazy IPA

Grain Bill: 2 Row, White Wheat, Oats
Hops: Summit & Mosaic
Flavor: Packed with wheat and oats to give it that wonderful orange haze and full, yet soft mouthfeel. It’s also loaded with double dry-hopped additions of fruity and dank hops to provide that juicy flavor grounded by spice and earthiness
Aroma: Pineapple
GC Food Pairings: Tacos, Poke Tuna Tostadas, Punzu Salmon, Pork Nachos, Spicy Ahi Tuna



Style: Double Hazy IPA
Color: Orange Gold
Body: Full
ABV: 7.8%
IBU: 55


Availability: October 2019

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Oktoberfest

German Märzen

Grain Bill: 2-row, Munich, Vienna, Dark Crystal
Hops: Apollo, Tettnang, Sterling
Flavor: Sweet maltiness, toasted biscuit, Subtle hints of caramel
Aroma: Light malt with hints of caramel
General Food Pairings: Prime Rib, Meatloaf, Buffalo or BBQ Wings, Burgers
GC Food Pairings: Meatloaf, Bavarian Pretzel & Cheese, Sausage, Spaetzle

Get More Info: Oktoberfest Partyzeit 2019

Style: Märzen/Lager
Color: Orangish Amber
Body: Medium
ABV: 6.0%
IBU: 22


Availability: September - October 2019

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Blue-Eyed Brunette

Bourbon Brown Ale

Grain Bill: 2-row, Victory, Medium Crystal, Chocolate
Hops: Golding, Williamette
Flavor: Subtle hints of brown sugar, vanilla and nuts surrounded by notes of oak and Bourbon. Finishes balanced and smooth.
Aroma: Malty, Nutty with hints of Bourbon
General Food Pairings: Steaks, Chicken, Mac & Cheese, Meatloaf
GC Food Pairings: Steaks, Mediterranean Chicken, Burgers, Bock Mac & Cheese, Meatloaf & Overlake

Get More Info: Blue-Eyed Brunette Seasonal Beer

Color: Brown
Body: Medium
ABV: 6.5%
IBU: 42


Availability: August - September 2019

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Gold Fever

Belgian Strong Ale

Grain Bill: American 2-row, Pale 2-row, Wheat, Biscuit, Cara-pils
Hops: Sterling
Flavor: Marriage of fruity, spicy and alcohol flavors supported by a soft malt character
Aroma: Complex. Pear, orange and apple hints with moderate spice & pepper
General Food Pairings: Fish, Shrimp, Grilled Meats, Mexican, Strong Cheeses
GC Food Pairings: Asian Salad or Shrimp, Bruschetta Salad, Ponzu Salmon, Shrimp/Fish Tacos, Spin Art Dip & Sandwich

Get More Info: Gold Fever Seasonal Beer

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Color: Gold
Body: Full
ABV: 7.8%
IBU: 30
Availability: August 2019

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Ukulele

Citra IPA

Grain Bill: American 2-row, Honey Malt, Crystal 40
Hops: Citra, Columbus, Cascade
Flavor: Hints of honey with a full tropical fruit and citrus body. Finishes with a slightly sweet bite.
Aroma: Tropical fruit
General Food Pairings: Fish, Salads, Grilled Chicken, Anything Citrus or Spicy
GC Food Pairings: Fish & Shrimp Tacos, Ponzu Salmon, Avocado Chicken Wrap, Buffalo Chicken Wrap, Chicken Wings

Get More Info: Ukulele Seasonal Menu

Style: Citra IPA
Color: Deep Gold
Body: Light
ABV: 6.7%
IBU: 70
Availability: July - September 2019

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Brewnado

Collaboration - Session IPA

Grain Bill: Two-Row, Carafoam, Vienna, Caramel 30
Hops: Galena, Azacca, Mosiac
Flavor: Herbaceous, with hints of pear and pineapple
Aroma: Dank, Stone fruit, Earthiness
GC Food Pairings: Chicken Tinga Tacos, BTA Grilled Cheese, Chick Asparagus linguine, Chicken Giardiniera, Herb Roasted Salmon

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Style: Session IPA
Color: Golden Orange
Body: Light
ABV: 4.5%
IBU: 64
Availability: July 2019

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SMaSH

Single Malt and Single Hop

Grain Bill: Two-Row
Hops: Simcoe
Flavor: Citrus notes, light bodied, with earthy & pine undertones
Aroma: Herbal Apricot & Pear
General Food Pairings: Ponzu Salmon, Mahi Tacos, Buffalo Chicken Wrap
GC Food Pairings: King's Hawaiian Dishes, Grilled Seafood & Chicken

Get More Info: SMaSH Seasonal Menu

Style: Single Malt and Single Hop
Color: Light Gold
Body: Light
ABV: 5.5%
IBU: 41
Availability: June 2019

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Spring Board

Lemon Lavender Shandy

Grain Bill: 2-Row, Carafoam, Wheat Malt, Honey Malt
Hops: Cluster
Flavor: A light & refreshing ale tasting of lavender, honey and lemonade.
Aroma: Floral bouquet of lavender and lemon
General Food Pairings: Grilled Fish, Fruit Salads, BBQ Chicken
GC Food Pairings: Herb Roasted Salmon, Grilled Mahi Tacos, Salmon Citrus Salad, BBQ Chicken Pizza & Wings

Get More Info: Spring Board Seasonal Menu

Style: Lemon Lavender Shandy
Color: Dandelion Yellow
Body: Light
ABV: 6.5%
IBU: 22
Availability: May 2019

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Batch 2000

Double IPA

Grain Bill: Two-Row, Carafoam, Caramel 30-37
Hops: Cascade
Flavor: Spicy Citrus with hints of Lemon and Pine
Aroma: Citrus, Lemon & Grapefruit
General Food Pairings: Seafood, Hearty dishes & Carrot Cake
GC Food Pairings: Idaho Nachos, Mahi, Tinga and Asian Shrimp Tacos, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Salmon Citrus Salad, Ponzu Salmon & Ahi Tuna

Get More Info: Batch 2000 Seasonal Menu

Style: Double IPA
Color: Golden Orange
Body: Medium
ABV: 8.5%
IBU: 78
Availability: April - June 2019

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Burning Barn

Irish Red Ale

Grain Bill: Two-Row, Munich, Medium Crystal
Hops: Cascade
Flavor: Caramel, almost candy like taste complimented by a balanced hop profile with hints of dried stone fruit at the finish
Aroma: Hints of dried stone fruit
General Food Pairings: Hearty dishes, Grilled BBQ
GC Food Pairings: Bedda Chedda Burger, BBQ, Maple Pepper Bacon Flatbread, Buffalo Chicken Wings, Steak & Potatoes

Get More Info: Burning Barn Seasonal Menu

Style: Irish Red Ale
Color: Red Amber
Body: Medium
ABV: 5.3%
IBU: 19
Availability: March 2019

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The Hustle

Coffee Cream Ale

Grain Bill: Two-Row, Carafoam, Corn
Hops: Cluster
Flavor: Velvety smooth white chocolate, coffee, caramel and vanilla tones that finish light, crisp and clean.
Aroma: Soft notes of coffee, chocolate & vanilla
General Food Pairings: Fried Foods, Meat and Desserts
GC Food Pairings: Triple Threat Pork Tacos, Maple Pepper Bacon Burger, BTA Grilled Cheese, Maple Pepper Bacon Flatbread, & Brunch!

Get More Info: The Hustle Seasonal Menu

Style: Coffee Cream Ale
Color: Deep Gold
Body: Light
ABV: 5.5%
IBU: 13

Availability: February 2019

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Wicked

Juicy IPA

Grain Bill: Two-Row, Oats, Pale Wheat, Vienna, Light Munich
Hops: Apollo, Calypso, Mosaic, El Dorado
Flavor: Wickedly smooth, easy drinking beer with a soft luxurious mouthfeel lifted by tons of bright mango and citrus with a clean finish.
Aroma: Burst of Tropical Fruit
General Food Pairings: Pork, Fish, Blue Cheese, Crème Brûlée
GC Food Pairings: Mahi Tacos, Asian Shrimp Tacos, Salmon Citrus Salad, Pork Nachos

Get More Info: Wicked Juicy IPA Details

Style: Juicy IPA
Color: Hazy Sunburst
Body: Full
ABV: 6.8%
IBU: 52

Availability: January - March 2019

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Bump in the Night

Black IPA

Grain Bill: Pale malt, 60L Crystal, 120L Crystal, Black Patent, Chocolate.
Hops: Nugget, Cascade, Citra
Flavor: Malty, roasted coffee bean, subtle hints of chocolate complemented with notes of bright citrus that lead to a hoppy, dry finish.
Aroma: Coffee and Citrus
General Food Pairings: Red meats, cheeses, some spicy foods.
GC Food Pairings: Steaks, Blue Peppercorn Burger, Steak Salad.

Style: Black IPA
Color: Black
Body: Full
ABV: 6.8%
IBU: 88


Availability: December 2018

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Zug Zwang

Vanilla Porter

Grain Bill: 2 Row, Spec B, Caramunich, Chocolate
Hops: Apollo, Willamette
Flavor: Roasted chocolate flavor that you’d expect from a classic Porter. The addition of real vanilla bean adds unparalleled complexity and a rich, smooth, caramel, mocha milkshake flavor
Aroma: Melted toffee, chocolate espresso beans & vanilla
General Food Pairings: Rib-eye, Filet, Burgers, Pizzas, Vanilla Ice Cream
GC Food Pairings: CEO Burger, Bedda Chedda Burger, Flatbreads, Vanilla Ice Cream



Style: Vanilla Porter
Color: Dark Brown
Body: Full
ABV: 5.7%
IBU: 24


Availability: November 2019

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