Currently On Tap

Deep End

IPA w. Trident Salvo Hop Aroma Extract, HS1660 & Alora Hops


6.66% abv

Brewed in collaboration with Indie Alehouse & Hopsteiner, Deep End used a trio of new (to us) hop products from Hopsteiner including the Trident Salvo Hop Aroma Extract, Alora hops, and experimental HS1660 hops to create a tropical storm that’s devilishly easy drinking at 6.66%

Cloud 9

Anniversary Pilsner


4.8% abv

Brewed in collaboration with all 9 Hamilton breweries, this is our Anniversary Pilsner! This one’s a beer you can raise over and over again to celebrate the small moments and the big ones! Crisp, clean, and classic!

Nowhere w. Syrah, Malbec, & Merlot

Imperial Stout w. Red Wine Grapes


11.19% abv

This is where dark beer and red wine collide! Conditioned on Syrah, Malbec, & Merlot grapes, Nowhere Imperial Stout is deliciously imbued with flavours of chocolate covered blueberries and port-wine and makes you question whether or not you’re drinking a stout or a red wine!

Forever Young

Pale Ale w Vic Secret and HBC 1019


4.2% abv

Forever Young – a timeless hazy Pale Ale that embodies the spirit of being young at heart – is a perfect pour, brewed with hops selected for their vibrance and pop! Citra lays down citrus, pineapple, and mango, while experimental hop HBC 1019 brings splashes of coconut peaches, and honeydew melon all joyously wrapped up in a juicy finish!

Wild Years

Brett Saison w. Peaches & Muscat Grapes


8.7% abv

Wild Years Brett Saison w. Peaches & Muscat Grapes underwent mixed fermentation before being conditioned on Niagara Peaches and Muscat grape skins from Fielding Estates Winery. Naturally conditioned in bottles since December, Wild Years displays bright white wine aromatics, with pineapple & peach following on the palate, finishing dry and refreshing.

Ever Nice

Dry Lager


4.6% abv

A crisp, refreshing post-work or post-lawn mowing beer ideal for the patio! Fill your summer with refreshing joy – ain’t that ever nice?!

Young Rival



6.0% abv

Young Rival is our flagship IPA. Using a blend El Dorado and Mosaic hops, we focused on creating a juicy and tropical IPA with very limited bitterness, and a simple malt bill that lets the hops shine.


White IPA with Orange Peel & Indian Coriander


5.3% abv

Chanan is a hybrid of three styles as it is hopped like an IPA, uses orange peel and coriander like a Belgian wit, and is fermented with our house saison yeast. Chanan is full of bright citrus aromas and flavours and drinks dry, making for an approachable, but complex, refreshing sip every time.


French Table Beer


3% abv

At 3%, SVP is approachable, but different than most attempts are creating a “light” beer as it’s brewed with wheat and barley, and fermented with our house saison yeast. SVP is can-conditioned and it’s high carbonation presents bursting effervescence and subtle but complex saison yeast characteristics.


Earl Grey Tripel


9.0% abv

Tomorrows is one of ten original recipes first designed for MERIT’s opening in 2017. A robust tripel brewed for tea lovers and fans of Belgian beer flavours. Tomorrows shows off flavours of custard and London Fog with a smooth, drying mouthfeel. The perceived sweetness from the tea creates a swirl of rich yet simple flavours – perfect for long weekend or anytime! Enjoy sipping on this well-balanced, creamy classic.

For guest tap, cider, and wine options, please see menu board in our taproom.




Fries* — 9

The Best Fries In Hamilton (Yeah, We Said It). Plus Your Choice Of 2 Dips

Nacho Fries* — 14

MERIT Fries loaded with Queso, Pico De Gallo, Roasted Poblano & Lime Crema, Cilantro

Add House Smoked Bacon - 3

Hot Fries* — 11

MERIT Fries tossed in Secret Hot Wing Sauce, Side "Double Dill" Dip

Kale & Brussel Sprout Caesar Salad w. Bacon — 15

Kale, Deep Fried Brussel Sprouts, Romaine, Caramelized Onions, House Smoked Bacon, Pretzel Croutons, Romano Cheese

Mac & Cheese w. Bacon or Fried Brussel Sprouts — 14

House Smoked Bacon or Deep Fried Brussel Sprouts in a Cheese Mac with Gruyere, Old Cheddar, Grana Padang, Mozzarella, MERIT Original Hot Sauce or Super Verde Sauce



Garlic Pickles — 7

Garlic, Dill, Black Peppercorns

MERIT Hot Sauce — 1.5

Anaheim Peppers, Toasted Cardamom, Heaven Hill Bourbon Barrel, Lacto Fermented, Solera Method



Butter Chicken - 15

Curry Spiced Chicken with Tikka Masala, Mango Chutney, Micro Cilantro, Naan

Cheddar Smokie - 15

Smoked Beef & Cheddar Sausage topped with Shaved Onion, Beer Mustard, Green Onion

Southern Honey Garlic - 15

Smoked Honey Garlic Sausage with Honey Garlic Glaze topped with Creamy Southern Style Coleslaw

Chimichurri Chicken - 15

Chimichurri Spiced Chicken Sausage topped with Housemade Chimichurri Mayo, Pickled Red Onions, Diced Cucumbers & Micro Cilantro

Carnitas - 15

Mexican Chile Rubbed Pork Sausage topped with Diced Onions, Cilantro, Housemade Super Verde Hot Sauce, and a Lime Wedge

The Philly - 15

Beef, Short Rib, Mushroom, & Green Pepper Sausage with Caramelized Onions, Roasted Garlic Aioli, Melted Provolone

To Share - ALL THE SAUSAGE - 75

One of Every Sausage Link, Condiments, Garlic Pickles, Mixed Seasonal Pickles, Two Classic Fries or One Speciality Fries


Cauliflower Bhaji Link with Spicy Ginger Carrots, Curry Mayo, Tamarind Sauce, Green Onion, Naan

✽ DIFFERENT TOPPINGS?! YOU GOT IT! Enjoy the Cauliflower Bhaji topped as any of our sausages. Ask us how!


Strawberry Raspberry Crisp - 9

House-made Fresh Ontario Strawberry & Rhubarb Pie Filling topped with MERIT's Lemon Poppyseed Crumble