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!
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.
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.
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.
Shandalized Lemonade Ale – 10 IBU, 4.0% ABV
A refreshing blend of our Helios Hefeweizen Wheat beer blended with Excelsior house-made Minnetonka Gold Lemonade.
A perfect addition to even the hottest Summer days.
Surfside Cream Ale – 23 IBU, 5.5 % ABV
A crisp ale with mild malt notes, and low hop bitterness. Deep gold in color, well attenuated and refreshing. The Barley Wake brings both of our favorite things together. Beer and lake life. Hook into one!
Helios Hefeweizen – 18 IBU, 5.1 % ABV
Brewed in the traditional German style, Helios has a pale golden hazy hue accompanied by aromas of bananas, clove, and orange.
Spresso Coffee Milk Stout
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.*