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Beer, Wine and Cocktails

The below are just a sample of the variety of drinks that Kelly’s Taphouse offers.
Selections change daily. For the most current list check out the PDF menu button above.

Drafts

1919 Draft Root Beer
(1919-1939) prohibition, many brewers were forced to start making soda to stay in business, 1919 is brewed in small batches in New Ulm Minnesota using  real granulated sugar and real vanilla, creamiest  full bodied root beer  available, in addition, 1919 is alcohol-free and contains no corn syrup, gluten or caffeine.

Angry Orchard – Apple Cider
Has A bright crisp apple flavor, like biting into a fresh apple. Using Braeburn, Fuji, Granny Smith, Gala and 5 other strains of apples, make up this cider. 5.0% ABV’s

*Schell’s Noble Harmony 12oz
Berlin Weisse that has been aging for over two years, fermented on gooseberries and then hopped. Aromas of citrus and spice. Moderately tart.6.6% ABV’s

* Schell’s Baltic Porter 12oz
Toffee, Carmel and a hint of nuts on the taste, Dark fruit emerge on the aroma of citrus and spice, moderately tart.6.6% ABV’s

* Schell’s Cave & Barrel Aged Series #3 12oz
This Beer was barrel aged and naturally cooled in Schell’s ice caves, located deep below their 1860” s brewery. Oak raisin and malt hints of sweet molasses and whisky taste.6.8% ABV’s

* Schell’s Imperial Alt 12oz
Cherrywood color, toasted Carmel along with lighter notes of dark fruit,plums,black cherries. The malt takes on a toffee like flavor. Hint of spicy hops on the finish.5.8% ABV’s

Ace Pear – Hard cider
Made with real apples and pear juices, semi-sweet with a dry finish. 5.0% ABV’s

Sam Adams- Cherry Wheat
Michigan cherries touch of honey make this fruity wheat  a local  favorite, Noble hops , cereal note, , subtle citrus flavor, refreshing wheat beer  5.4% ABV’s

Sierra Nevada – Beer Camp Tropical IPA
Using Citra, Mosaic, and El Dorado hops to create bright fruit-forward flavors of mango, papaya and bitter orange.6.7% ABV’s 55 IBU’s

Michelob Golden Draft Light
Cold Filtered light lager beer, a blend of two row and six row barley malt. Premium American hops and rice to create its smooth refreshing Taste 4.1% ABV’s

Ballast Point – Sculpin I.P.A.
This IPA has hints of apricot, peach ,mango and lemon flavors but still packs a bit of a sting, just like a Sculpin fish.7.0% ABV’s 70IBU’s

Founders -Dirty Bastard
Dark ruby in color and brewed with 7 varieties of imported malts. Complex in finish, with hints of smoke and peat.  8.5% ABV’s 50IBU’s

Sam Adams – Boston Lager
This go to beer started it all S.A.B.L. helped lead America beer revolution using finest hand selected ingredients to create this perfectly balanced brew.4.9% ABV’s

Dos Equis – Lager
Golden Pilsner style beer made from pure spring water and the choicest hops. With balanced composition and a smooth, clean finish. It’s the party quest that’s always invited “Drink responsibly my Friend” 4.3% ABV’s

New Belgium – Fat Tire
Toasty malt, gentle sweetness, flash of fresh hop bitterness. The malt and hops are perfectly balanced. Carbonation and light sweetness finish clean on your palate. 5.2% ABV’s 22 IBU’s

Stone – Delicious IPA
Citrusy, bitter, lemon drop and El Dorado hops, combine to bring on a magnificent lemon candy like flavor that’s balanced by hop spice. . Gluten Reduced 7.7% ABV’s 75IBU’s

SAM ADAM’S – REBEL I.P.A.
A west coast IPA. Not focusing on bitterness like most west coast ipa’s. well balanced using Mosaic, cascade, simcoe, centennial, Chinookan and Sam Adam’s proprietary hop Humulus Lupulus, great nose, and flavor. 6.5% ABV’s 45IN*BU’s

Blue Moon – Belgian White Wheat
Brewed with Valencia orange peel versus the traditional tart cur.acao orange peel. For a subtle sweetness and touch of coriander 5.4%.

Deschutes – Red Chair
This N.W. pale ale packs a citrus punch like a big IPA made with 7 selected European and Domestic malts, round out the edges for complex copper colored brew.6.2% ABV’s 60 IBU’s

Deschutes -Black Butte Porter
A rich creamy mouthfeel complements a layered depth, revealing distinctive chocolate and coffee notes. Full of flavor and easy to drink.

Busch Light
Fine grains and mixed hops, make up this classic taste, Busch light is brewed longer to create a lighter body and fewer calories while delivering refreshing smooth taste.4.3% ABV’s

Shock Top – Belgian White
A spiced Belgian Wheat ale with real orange, lemon, and lime peels. And then added a little coriander spice to the mix. Unfiltered to create a brew that is naturally cloudy. Refreshing finish. 5.2% ABV’s

Spoetzl Brewery Shiner Bock
Brewed with rich roasted barley malt and German specialty hops, this dark lager goes down easy, the hop comes across very herbal, the feel is light and very crisp. 4.3%ABV  13 IBU’s

Bud Light
Bud light is brewed with a malt and hop ratio different from Budweiser for a distinctively crisp taste with fewer calories.4.1% ABV’s

Kona – Wailua Wheat Ale
This sun colored ale has a bright citrus flavor that comes from the tropical passion fruit they brew in every batch great spring beer 5.4% ABV’s 15IBU’s

Lexington Brewery- Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale
Aged up to 6 weeks in Kentucky’s finest distilleries, subtle yet familiar flavors of vanilla & oak smooth & robust. great beer.8.2% ABV’s 20 IBU’s

Bell’s – Two Hearted I.P.A.
Brewed with 100% Centennial hops, bursting with hop aroma ranging from pine to grapefruit. Perfectly balanced back bone remarkable, drinkable. 7.0% ABV’s

Stiegl Radler
The radler grapefruit is a mix of 40% Stiegl-Goldbrau and 60% fruit juice, all natural no artificial sweeteners. A succulent and fruity taste sensation with a refreshing finish, (if you like squirt you will love this beer) 2.5% ABV

New Castle – Brown Ale
English Ale taste of toffee and Carmel, complex sweetness, dark brown foamy head. Smells roasty and toasty. Smooth carbonatation that provides a tingle. But not to extreme. Medium bodied.4.7% ABV’s

Nektar- Zombie Killer 12oz
Cherry Hard Cider-  tart cherry sweetness up front with full, yet crisp fermented cider. Heavy apple skin compliments the cherry, sweet, creamy honey rounds the flavor and balances the tartness of the cherry. Finishes crisp and clean. 5.5% ABV

Small Town Brewery – Not Your Father’s Root Beer
Hints of sarsaparilla, wintergreen, anise, and vanilla. A smooth and balanced ale, A category-defining craft specialty craft ale brewed with unique spices. 5.9% ABV.

BullFalls- Nut Brown ale
An American Brown ale with Carmel and chocolate like character with a slight nut presence finishes clean with a pleasant after taste.6.3% ABV’s 26 IBU’s

Coors light
Coors light is made with traditional two row lager malt which is made from unique high country barley and four hop varieties these are selected for their delicate aromatic properties. light is the lager filtered and packaged at nearly freezing tempitures every batch is tested 250 times to ensure constancy 4.2% ABV’s

Strongbow Golden apple
A hint of green apple, acidity, sharpness and sourness a long bittersweet finish, Strongbow uses Brew lock system meaning it has a bladder inside a otter shell air is forced into shell and forces beer thru the line no air or gases ever come into contact with beer. 5%ABV

Pabst Blue Ribbon
An American lager brewed in Milwaukee Wisconsin, since 1844.Only the finest hops and grains are used in this American Pale Ale 4.7% ABV’s

Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy
Unique take on Franz Kugler’s original Munich tavern tradition. A Weiss beer with refreshing natural lemonade flavor that makes it the perfect summer beer 4.2% ABV’s 11IBU’s

McKenzie’s Black cherry Cider
Reserved for the Darkest of harts. Black cherry rich amber is packed with flavor of sweet cherries, full bodied. Must try this cider.5.0%ABV’s

Heineken Lager
Brewed since 1873 made the same way ever since, smooth, nicely blended bitterness, brewed with only 3 natural ingredients, barley, hops, and water, clean finish. Heineken is kegged in brew lock system, bladder hold beer no gas or air ever touches beer, 5% ABV

*Summit- Oatmeal Stout (Nitro)
Cascading rich black color, Its made with Naked oats from the U.K.,for one smooth and slightly sweet taste. Hints of coffee, caramel and chocolate. 4.7% ABV’s

Casper White Stout
Throw your expectations out of the window. We know stouts are supposed to be dark. Big Pilsner malt, tastes of white chocolate, distinctively golden in color and a touch of hops. 6.1% ABV’s

Guinness Draught
Rich and creamy. Distinctively black. Velvety in its finish. This iconic beer is defined by harmony, sweet counters of bitter as malt arrives on cue. Unmistakable white head sits flush atop the dark beer, the flavors counter and combine perfectly. 4.2% ABV.

*Bauhaus Wonder stuff. Bohemian Pilsner
Clean balanced flavors you’d expect from a Bohemian Style Pilsner, but with a powerful, citrus hop twist truly the stuff of wonder it will change the way you think about light lagers. 5.4% ABV’s  48 IBU’s

*Fulton – Lonely Blond Ale
“Pick up a lonely Blond” Delicate fragrance of German noble hops a touch of white wheat between American Pale & Crystal Malts, Medium body, crisp carbonation.4.8% ABV’s 29 IBU’s

*Castle Danger Pilsner
Free Style Series, a single malt variety Hops Czech Lager Yeast, and pure Lake Superior water, adding Cascade hops to profile. Flavors of spice, citrus, floral, honey and rose. Clean finish and dry 5.5% ABV’s

*Summit – EPA
This classic extra Pale Ale has been around .since 1986, Bronze in color, gold medal winner flavor, with Caramel biscuit malts super balanced with earthy hop bite and juicy citrus.5.2%ABV’s  49 IBU’s

*F-Town Moon Boot’s Peanut Butter Porter
A smooth creamy porter, just the right amount of Peanut Butter, starts with chocolate and coffee upfront, finishes with nutty flavor. 5.% ABV’s 22IBU’s

*Grainbelt-Nordeast
Amber American Lager, named after neighborhood where original Grain Belt was built in 1893, light meltiness and hop aroma with mild bitterness. Very drinkable beer. 4.7% ABV

*Finnegan’s -Irish Amber Ale
Medium bodied ale with creamy malt finish, made with just 4 ingredients, water, yeast, hops ,and malted barley.100% of profits go to Minnesota Charities.4.75% ABV’s 20IBU’s

*Surly- Furious IPA
An Amber Colored Ale with citrusy, hoppy aromas and flavors balanced out by a chewy Carmel malt backbone. (Sweetness). with a refreshing bitter finish. Hybrid of American IPA and British ESB styles. 6.6% ABV’s

* Toppling goliath -Pompeii IPA
Preserves and showcases the luxurious taste of the Mosaic hop. This single hop IPA offers a floral aroma and a truly complex taste. Of dark citrus and pineapple flavors with deep earthy undernotes and bitter finish.5.5% ABV’s 60IBU’s

*Steel Toe – Provider Ale
Refreshing with a slightly sweet bready malt flavor and floral aromas. Unfiltered to bring out subtle yeast flavors. Hints of lemon peel, honey biscuit. 5.0% ABV’s 15 IBU’s…

*North Gate Wall’s End English Brown Ale
Session able, Malt-focused. English Hopped. This is a top [ notch brown ale.Roasty,bready ,slight fruit and just enough bittering from the hops for balance.4.4% ABV’s 50IBU’s

*Surly Hell
Hell is German for Light, A Pale-gold Lager with bready malt  and floral hop aromas & flavors,  balances the finish. 4.5%ABV’s.

*Utepil’s Bavarian Hefeweizen
A new local brewery putting out some good beers, using nearby Glenwood Spring water , this Hefe is is drinking with a clean finish 5.2% ABV’s

*Hammerhart-Fimbulvetr 12oz
Oak smoked Wheat IPA Notes of clove, bubblegum, and muted citrus (grapefruit and orange) finishing very bitter.theres a slight sweetness to Carmel malt backbone that counters soft smoke notes nicely. 9.4% ABV’s

*Surly Bender
Oatmeal Brown Ale complemented by the velvety sleekness oats deliver. Belgium and British malts usher in cascades of cocoa, coffee, Carmel hints of vanilla and cream 5.1% ABV’s 45IBU’s

*Lift Bridge – Silhouette 12oz
Imperial Stout, barrel aged aromas of coffee, molasses, chocolate and prune meld with an intense dark roasted character. This beer is complex, rich and full bodied. Very limited 10.5% 75IBU’s

*Surly Todd the ax man
West Coast style IPA,> Brewed with one malt with Citra and Mosaic hops. Aromas of pineapple and tangerine. Taste of initial lime bitterness, which immediately gets coated by toffeeish cakey malts with lemon retaining a flowery depth afterwards.

*Insight Phantom Taxi. IPA 12oz
Double Citrus IPA, bursting with flavor and full of hops, be prepared for full on mango and citrus aromas finishes with grapefruit and tropical fruit a bold hoppy brew.9.0% ABV’s 85 IBU’s

*North Gate Brewing-Bitter Fool IPA
Medium bodied biscuit & biscuit & toffee malt base balanced w/ exclusive new varietal jester English Hops., now with all English malts and hops.7.3% ABV’s 70IBU’s

* Indeed – Day Tripper
This pale ale is brewed with 4# of hops per barrel gives this West Coast ale a heady dank and citrus-laced aroma supported by a complex and subtly sweet malt backbone. 5.4% ABV’s 45 IBU’s

Beer list Updated –  3/15/2017

* Minnesota Beer

Bottled Wines

Mark West- Pinot Noir
A pleasing mix of cola, strawberry, plum, and soft tannins. Pears great with Cheese Burger

BELL’AGIO – ROSSO DOLCE
Sweet Red- Deep red with violet hints. A fresh bouquet with hints of red fruits, especially raspberry and blackberry. Full bodied with a pleasant sweet note. — Pairs with burgers,
pastas, and sandwiches.

MEIOMI Pinot Noir
Ruby-hued with lifted aromas: bright strawberry and jammy fruit mingle with vanilla, mocha and toasty oak. Expressive boysenberry, blackberry and dark cherry are revealed. Supple tannins, silky texture, and exquisite balance.

William Hill Napa Valley Cabernet  Sauvignon
Fruit flavors and layers of complexity. The wine opens with aromas and flavors of black cherry,
blackberry and cassis, while the wine’s refined tannins and notes of dark chocolate, anise and clove frame the fruit before a very long, lingering finish.

Canti Italy Moscato
Light, very sweet, Effervescent, Has A light bubbly sparkling fruity finish, but not overwhelming, simple divine

Rombauer Carneros Chardonnay
Enticing aromas of ripe apple, bright citrus and melon are layered with creme brulee, baking spices and a touch of butter. Tropical fruit, baked apple, citrus with vanilla. The finish is juicy with mouthwatering acidity.

Toad Hollow- Pinot Noir Rose
French- Style, bone dry, rich pink hue with enticing aromas of rose and violet. Reveals spice and pepper, with strawberry flavors, crisp acidity

Pigro -Chianti classic
Ruby red tending to garnet with aging. Fine nose, the taste is intense and persistent, great balance

Trapiche Oak Cask –  Malbec
Intense red color, with violet hints. Medium bodied, with an elegant touch of smoke and vanilla from the oak aging velvety texture, supple tannins and a spicy, full finish.

LaMarca – Prosecco Sparkling
Fresh sparkling wine with a vibrant bouquet of apple, white
peach and honeysuckle. Pleasant acidity.

Barefoot –  refresh – spritzer
Blend of Pinot Noir Rose and Moscato. Refreshing light – bodied, notes of raspberry,
orange and freshly picked berries.

Cooks – Brute Champagne
Medium-dry with crisp fruit flavors. Aromas of apple and pear are balanced with a bouquet of toasty yeasty notes and floral nuances.

Kelly’s House Wine Coastal Vines

PinioGrigio
Vanilla on the nose, fruit flavors, citrus and honey suckle, crisp finish.

Cabernet Sauvignon
Dark – plumb colored wine. Aromas of berries and toast open to flavors of ripe, red raspberries, plumbs, and vanilla on the palate, fruity finish.

Chardonnay
fruity, creamy aromas and flavors of dried banana, vanilla cream, and apple butter, with a silky fruity body, fruit custard finish.

Sauvignon Blanc
Aromas of honeysuckle, grapefruit, and melons. Flavors of peaches, apricots, and citrus, with vanilla notes, crisp finish.

Pinot Noir
Rich, plumb color with cherry, and blackberry notes and a touch of vanilla, subtle hints of oak make this wine refreshing and enjoyable.

White Zinfandel
Light pink wine with floral aromas. Rich fruit flavors Of strawberries,
raspberries and peaches. A touch of sweetness on the finish

Merlot
Aromas of dark chocolate, subtle herbs and black cherry, intense fruit plates, medium to full bodied

Kelly’s Wine’s on Tap

10 Span pinot Gris
On the nose, flavors of ripe apple and cantaloupe overwhelm the senses. The bouquet is perfumed. With vibrant notes of apricot and honeysuckle. The palate is bright, clean and smooth due to the malolactic fermentation.

NXNW Riesling
Straw, yellow color. On the nose, floral, apricot, orange peel, lime, lavender, passion fruit, pineapple, clove. On the palate, peach, pineapple, rose petal, orange blossoms, mineral and perfumed confectionary.

Edna Valley -Sauvignon Blanc
Wine Elegant aromas of honeydew melon and grapefruit., On the palate, these citrus notes are echoed and complemented by tropical fruit flavors of guava, passion fruit and a hint of lime zest. Crisp acidity with flavors that linger on the finish, this sauvignon Blanc is a true expression of the varietal and the vintage.

Franciscan Chardonnay-Napa Valley
Aromas of pear and lemon, accents of Carmel apple and nutmeg, adding richness. Flavors of ripe Fuji apple and Bosc pear provide a soft entry and vibrant mouthfeel. Notes of vanilla and
cream, and the generous body provides a lingering finish of apple, vanilla bean and spice. 100% Chardonnay.

Pacific Rim Riesling
This Riesling is fermented at cold temperatures for 30 days and then aged in stainless steel tanks at least 6 months.
Color is pale straw, Bouquet- jasmine, Taste- moderately sweet, Citrus white peach and minerals. Well balanced.

Kelly’s House Cocktail’s

Classic Old Fashioned
Templeton Bourbon whiskey, sugar cube, Angostura Bitters, orange peel, cocktail cherry

Manhattan
Bulleit Rye Bourbon, Licor 43 and orange bitters

Mitch’s sweet old fashioned
Muddled orange, and cherries and sugar add Angostura bitters, ,  sweet vermouth and Makers Mark Whisky splash of sour

Big Ginger
2 Gingers Irish Whiskey, ginger beer, fresh lime juice, ginger /sugar on rim, and topper with a piece of candied ginger

Nutty Irishman
Equal parts of Frangelico, Bailey’s, and Kahlua  ,Douwe Egbert’s coffee and  Whipped cream.

Irish Coffee
Tullamore D.E.W. whisky, brown sugar, Douwe Egbert’s coffee and whipped cream.

Cranberry Ginger Cocktail
New Amsterdam Vodka, ginger beer, Pom ,  fresh cranberries.

Kelly’s Ginger Margarita
fresh lime juice, ginger beer Herradura Resposado  Tequila, kosher salt rim.

Raspberry Limoncello smash
Fresh raspberries muddled, limoncello liquor, over ice

Boulevardier
Templeton Rye Whiskey, Campari and Sweet vermouth make up this prohibition style cocktail.

Dark and Stormy
Kraken Spiced Rum, fresh lime , orange and ginger  topped with Kraken ginger beer

Classic Manhattan
Knob creek whisky, sweet vermouth angostura, orange peel, cocktail cheery

Moscow Mule
New Amsterdam vodka, Barrett’s ginger beer splash of lime juice served in a copper mug.

Kelly’s Mojito’s Classic
Muddled mint, lime, and sugar add Bacardi rum splash of soda garnish lime and mint. . Add a flavor Strawberry, Peach, Mango, Blueberry, mixed berry, add $1

Martini’s

Godiva Chocolate Martini
Godiva vanilla and chocolate liqueur New Amsterdam vodka,

Appletini
Cîroc apple vodka , apple schnapps ,splash sour

Lemon drop
New Amsterdam Vodka, Triple Sec, Simple Syrup, Fresh Lemon Juice. Sugar rim

Cosmo
New Amsterdam vodka, triple Sec, Cranberry juice, fresh lime juice. Splash of Pama.

Salted Caramel Martini
Smirnoff Kissed Caramel Vodka, Rum Chata kosher salted rim and Carmel dipped