Flagship Beers (Available Year Around)
Big Island Blond Ale- 33 IBU, 5.5% ABV
A light-bodied, approachable ale with a perfect balance of malt and hops, accented by a subtle citrus flavor and aroma. The perfect every day beer. A patio pounder.
- Soft & biscuity
- Smooth without harsh bitterness
- Moderate citrus hop flavor
- Easy drinking, approachable
Bridge Jumper IPA- 67 IBU, 7.5% ABV
A malt-forward IPA dry hopped with a shipload of raw, whole hops. This IPA defines “extreme balance”. Malty sweetness on the front end with a huge hop bitterness to finish clean.
- Hints of Papaya, Passion fruit, lots of floral hops
- Dry hopped with nearly ½lb of Chinook hops per keg
- Nice hop bite with no sharp, lingering bitterness
- Smooth mouth feel
Bitteschlappe Brown Ale- 25 IBU, 6.8% ABV
Our traditional Munich-style brown ale features a medium body, with brisk carbonation and a malty sweetness that carries the beer to a soft finish.
- Medium-bodied, smooth, dark ale
- Flavors of caramel, toffee, and cocoa in the finish
- Robustly malted with lots of Vienna malt, lightly hopped with German hops
- Very easy drinking—brown is a color, not a flavor
XLCR American Pale Ale- 50 IBU, 5.8% ABV- Now with ALL American Hops!
An amber-colored American pale ale that combines a moderate, pleasant floral hop aroma with a satisfying malt sweetness from specialty malts.
- Substantial malt presence
- Beautiful flavorful body and floral/hoppy nose
- Refreshing, with the malt balancing the hop bite
- Moderate mouthfeel
Seasonal Beers – Larger batches made throughout the year
Minnehahop- 63 IBU, 6.0% ABV
Minnehahop IPA is appealing for both hop heads and light IPA drinkers alike. Fresh and citrusy aromas of pineapple, lemon/lime, passion fruit & mango finishing with just a touch of caramel sweetness, like a dusting of toasted coconut. Quenching and bright.
Rip Rap Peanut Butter Stout – IBU 18, 5.6% ABV
With just the slightest hint of roasted nuttiness this stout does not overwhelm the pallet with sweetness. Hints of dark chocolate shine through on this full bodied brew. Both seasoned beer drinkers and newbies rejoice! Who doesn’t like a little candy with their beer?
Dragon Fruit IPA – 41 IBU, 7.6% ABV
Excelsior Dragon Fruit Milkshake™ IPA is made from barley, wheat, oats, dragon fruit and lactose—then hopped with Chinook and Mandarina Bavaria hops. Hazy, fruity, creamy and delicious—the bracing hop bitterness keeps it from cloying. Enjoy this new milkshake IPA experience!
Oarlock Oat Stout (NITRO) – 15 IBU, 6.8% ABV
A worldly inspired locally desired spiced Amber Ale to celebrate the return of longer days. Ginger (India), orange peel (Spain), coriander (Turkey), Egyptian Chamomile Flower and Belgian Candi Sugar create a robust spiced ale that will warm you up and shatter your expectations.
Mr. Jimmy’s Baltic Porter – 23 IBU, 7.5% ABV
Named after Jimmy Hutmaker who coined the phrase “you can’t always get what you want”. A deep red lager with notes of caramel, toffee and a big malt backbone.
Spresso Coffee Milk Stout – 20 IBU, 4.6% ABV
A light bodied stout made with cold press coffee from UP Coffee Roasters in NE Mpls. Nose of a chocolate covered espresso bean with a silky creaminess. Let it pour over your tongue as notes of espresso and dark chocolate tantalize your taste buds.
Coffee lovers, chocolate lovers, beer lovers- everyone will love this brew.
Sunburn Cherry Wheat – 18 IBU, 4.5% ABV
A crisp light bodied Hefeweizen brewed with tart cherries for a mildly tart finish. Mild fruitiness, but not a fruit bomb. Notes of clove and banana are present. Easy drinking, light bodied.
Imperial RipRap Imperial Cup Stout – 16 IBU, 8.5% ABV
Imperial RipRap™ Peanut Butter Cup Stout is bigger and bolder than the original. Brewed on our pilot system, this small batch begins with a large, robust stout recipe, then we infuse it with milk chocolate peanut butter cups. The result is a familiar aroma and a touch of sweetness on the front end, ﬁnishing with the smoothness and warming effect of a perfectly roasted imperial stout.
A Day at the Peach Sour – 5 IBU, 4.2% ABV
This year round kettle sour, brewed with peaches & a touch of ginger, will quench your thirst for a beach state of mind-be it January or July.
Oarlock Oat Stout – 22 IBU, 6.5% ABV
Oarlock features a great roasted flavor, with subtle dark chocolate and a very light smokiness. The oats provide a very dry finish and a hearty mouthfeel. Although it’s not a bitter beer, it balances out the big malt flavor just perfectly.
Northern Energy Hoppy Wheat Ale
Saucy Kate Kolsch
Barely Wake Cream Ale
Hand Crafted Sodas
Growler & 750ml List (Available Tuesday thru Sunday)
Big Island Blond Ale $12
Bridge Jumper IPA $12
Bitteschlappe Brown Ale $15
Minnehahop IPA $15
Sunburn Cherry Wheat $15
A Day at the Peach Sour $15
RipRap Peanut Butter Cup Stout $15
Spresso Coffee Milk Stout $15
DragonFruit Milkshake IPA $15
Mr. Jimmy’s Baltic Porter $15
XLCR APA $12
West Side Barley Wine $10
Oarlock Oat Stout $8
RipRap Imperial Stout $15
*Note that we only
fill Excelsior Brewing Company growlers. Thank you for understanding! If you do not bring in an empty EBC growler you must buy the growler glass for $5.00.*
*The glass is NOT a deposit- you are buying it. If you no longer want the glass and it is in good condition we MAY exchange it for a free pint card- good for any $5 or $6 pint!* ($5.00 growler charge is sales tax included)
*We may run out of some styles- we recommend coming early in the week if you have your eye on a specific style.*