On Tap

With our new expansion, we now offer 26 rotating taps! Our taps feature numerous Belgian beers that you will find to be unique and different from any other beer styles, and be aware, higher in alcohol. Many are served in their own special glass or goblet. 

We also work hard to find many unique beers you will only find on tap in a few select bars throughout the states.  Enjoy!!

TAP BEER (*1st time on tap) - Updated 7/17/14

Try a sampler of the first 4 special taps below - $21

Cantillon Iris Grand Cru*  $13
Bucking the trends of traditional lambic-making, this spontaneously fermented beer is made with 100% malted barley, as opposed to the usual barley/wheat combination. aged on Cantillon’s barrels for three years, bottled with no cold hopping and no priming sugar. At turns wild and raw, deep and refined, it is exceedingly dry, with huge oak notes, clementine, and grape vine.   5% abv

Mikkeller/To Øl Betelgeuze*  $11
Classic geuze-style beer with a twist! A blend of different lambic vintages, dry-hopped with thirteen different varieties, including Citra, Nelson Sauvin, and Galaxy. Tart, hoppy, and refreshing.  5.5% abv

De Molen Lost & Found* (Netherlands) $9.50
A collaboration with stateside sour-whisperers Tired hands. a dark, plummy sour ale aged in wooden casks with a very robust strain of brettanomyces and loaded with copious amounts of Amarillo, Summit, and Cascade hops. Overkill never tasted so good. 6.6% abv

Trois Dames Sour Framboise* (Switzerland)  $11
It’s like someone got inside our dreams and brewed a beer based on what they saw. Starting life as a fairly rustic saison, this beer is then racked out into used red wine barrels and aged for several months on fresh raspberries. It emerges pinkish, with huge, fleshy raspberry flavors, and just a hint of phenolic mintiness.  6.8% abv

Avery Collaboration not Litigation*  (Colorado) $9.50
A meeting of two great brewing minds—Vinnie Cilurzo of Russian River and Adam Avery of Avery Brewing—this Belgian strong beer is packed with toasted bread, caramel, stewed fruits, chocolate, and a slight medicinal note. Celebrate teamwork!  8.9% abv

Dieu du Ciel Grande Noirceur* (Canada) $10
A rich, decadent imperial stout, this brew seems to devour the light. Intensely roasted flavors at the forefront gradually give way to deeper chocolate and caramel tones, with a mild ash presence and a finish that’s just a touch vinous. Oh Canada.  9% abv

Freigeist Gose*  (Germany)  $8
An old-world German style, this is a slightly tart wheat beer spiked with coriander and a hint of sea salt.  5% abv

Trois Dames La Tentation* (Switzerland)  $8
Blends three different kinds of fermentation. a Saison recipe, first fermented with Dupont yeasts, a second fermentation with Belgian witbier yeast which has spent one year maturing in oak barrels. final fermentation  from wild yeasts from an orchard at the foot of the Jura Mountains. The yeasts and bacteria coupled with months of barrel aging gives this beer a very refreshing acidity, apple fruitiness and hop bitterness!  6.8% abv

Virtue The Mitten* (Michigan)  $7.50
The Mitten is a special cider, a blend of last seasons best, aged in bourbon barrels, with the new season’s fresh pressed apple juice. Straight cider, aged for 3 seasons, finds notes of vanilla, caramel and charred American oak, balanced with the best of the orchard, over-ripe apples and their sweet, tart, earthy juice! 6.9% abv

Weyerbacher Insanity* (Pennsylvania)  $7.50
This is Weyerbacher’s Blithering Idiot barleywine aged for a number of months in oak bourbon barrels. The result is, honestly, the best jelly donut you’ve ever had: fig, date, caramel, residual sugar, vanilla, and oak.  11.1% abv


St. Bernardus Abt 12 ("House Beer")  $8.50
We sell so much, this became our “house” beer.    A rich brown ale that is smooth, creamy and full bodied with A big richness of texture that is almost oily and very assertive, like a warming coconut brandy.  10.5% abv

St. Bernardus Extra 4*  $6.50
Extra 4 is a classic Belgian “Single” style, light golden in color, full of flavor and character and brewed with more hops and bitterness in comparison to the other well-known St Bernardus abbey ales.  4.8% abv

Grimbergen Double  $6
An easy drinking belgian double.  this ale has a chocolaty, toffee taste with a warming brandy-like finish.  6.5% abv

Gulden Draak  $8.50
Meaning Golden Dragon, this triple is dark brown in color with natural malt toffee-like sweetness but well-balanced with some hoppy accents.  10.5% abv

Lefebvre Blanche de Bruxelles  $5
A unique witbier that uses 40 percent wheat, is unfiltered, and has a fresh, mellow flavor with a hint of orange.  4.5% abv

Lindemans Kriek  $7.50
Lindemans farm brewery developed a unique brewing  method using pure cherry juice from unfrozen cherries. This straight cherry juice is blended with selected Lambic of different ages resulting in a delicious taste of sparkling cherry champagne.  4% abv

Petrus Aged Pale Ale  $7.50
This Sour Ale is made only with pale malts, and is unblended. It has 24-30 months in wood, and emerges with an oaky aroma. hints of sherry and fruit. A classic sourness in the finish. 7.3% abv

Poperings Hommelbier  $8
Hommel is the local abbreviation of humulus, from the botanical name for the hop plant.  This is a hoppy, slightly bitter golden-ale made from a blend of winter, summer and aromatic pale malts.  7.5% abv

Val-Dieu Tripel  $8.50
a triple ale with a color of golden plums, very delicate aroma, nutty, clean maltiness, and a drying finish reminiscent of garden mint.  9% abv


Unibroue Blonde de Chambly
Montreal, Quebec  $5.50
Produced from an interesting blend of unmalted Quebec wheat and pale barley malt, to which spices and natural aromatics are added, along with a light hopping.  5% ABV


Reissdorf Kolsch  $6
A great session style beer with a minty, hop aroma. and a crisp, dry, cedary finish.
4.8% abv


New Glarus Scream IIPA*
New Glarus, Wisconsin  $6
this big, citrusy, supremely drinkable strong IPA is brewed entirely with Wisconsin hops, including some grown right on New Glarus farmland. Expect huge peach notes, a little pine, and a hint of summer berries.  9% abv

New Glarus Thumbprint Series Dubbel*
New Glarus, Wisconsin  $6
Ancient traditions dictate this Belgian style Dubbel was brewed with a long kettle boil, encouraged with Belgian Candi Sugar. Sipping reveals a cordial of caramel and spiced fruit notes.  7.6% abv

Ommegang Fleur De Houblon  $5.50
This summer ale is refreshing a crisp, assertively bitter Belgian golden ale hopped exclusively with whole-cone Bravo hops—a very high alpha acid variety—this deceptively refreshing ale is reminiscent of pine resin, lemon mist, and long-lasting citron fruitiness.  6.8% abv

O’so  Night Train Porter
Plover, WI  (nitro pour) $5
This complex porter is as black as coal. Made with judicious amounts of crystal and chocolate malt for a rich, smooth, creamy experience.  7% abv

Toppling Goliath Golden Nugget IPA
Decorah, Iowa $5
Fall in love with this beers big hop aroma  as it mingles with fragrances of citrus and evergreen, Tropical fruit flavors entice your taste buds before immediately captivating you with a bold, hop forward taste and a pleasant bitterness. 7.2% abv

Bottled Beer List(subject to change) - see pdf below for full and most current list

Brasserie V Bottle List with Descriptions.pdf



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