The time spent failing inevitably brings us closer to success – these are our River Hours. Crisp, soft and balanced, River Hours Pale Ale, brewed with Cryo Citra, Galaxy and Mosaic hops, leaps out of the glass with bright citrus aromas and mellows in to easy drinking pomelo and grapefruit on your palate
Currently On Tap
Barrel Aged Sour Stout w/ Cherries, Raspberries & Vanilla・8oz・
Out of the MERIT cellar comes Right Here 2020 Barrel Aged Sour Stout with Cherries, Raspberries, Vanilla & Lactose: Originally brewed in 2018, Aged 1 year in third-use bourbon barrels, Aged 1 year in stainless, Blended with cherries, raspberries, vanilla and lactose. Fruity, tart, berry flavours coast over chocolatey roast with an easy berry finish and a gentle, roasty bitterness – essentially a viva puff in a glass.
Spaceship Drumset (Merit X Town Brewery)
Sour IPA w. Black Raspberry・16oz・
Brewed with our longtime pals from Whitby’s Town Brewery, Spaceship Drumset is a refreshingly tart, ruby red flavour rocket packed with loads of fresh black raspberry for an infinitely sippable fruity treat with a gentle hop character. So, what exactly IS a Spaceship Drumset? Beam down to the brewery and we’ll tell you the tall tale of missing barrels and a curious disappearing visitor.
Beneath The Noise
Nitro Dry Stout・16oz・
Restrained bitterness and balanced flavours of cold brew and chocolate fill your cheeks like creamy, sonic waves of flavour. Like the smooth sounds of vinyl, Beneath The Noise is ideal for letting the tone and rhythm of great songs carry you away!
This latest version of Beneath The Noise is made with nitrogen – meaning it will pour with a creamy, soft, gentle mouthfeel as tiny bubbles like your Dad’s fave stout.
Laced with El Dorado (same as Young Rival), Saphir, and Chinook bringing bright lemon to white peach to the party with a subtle dankness disappearing in a clean finish.
Cab Franc Skin & Vine Saison ・12oz ・
Then, a featured of our beer-wine hybrid series, is a naturally conditioned saison aged on Rosewood Winery Cab Franc grapes and skins, some of which were harvest-dried to smoke a portion of the grain, adding tannin and structure. Dry with a piquette-like intensity, Then presents delicate red fruit with a restrained tartness and a refreshing finish. 2020 Harvest.
IPA ・16 oz ・
Young Rival is our flagship IPA. Using a blend El Dorado, Amarillo, 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.
For guest tap, cider, and wine options, please see menu board in our taproom.
** Our kitchen closes 1 hour before close**
SNACKS & SIDES
Fries* — 8MERIT Spicy Mayo, Curry Mayo, Malt Mayo or Sesame Mayo
Nacho Fries* — 12
Queso, Pico De Gallo, Roasted Poblano & Lime Crema, Green Onion
Add House Made Bacon - 3
Mac & Cheese w/ Bacon — 12
House Smoked Bacon, Gruyére, Grana Padano, Old Cheddar, Mozzarella, Fermented Hot Sauce
Mac & Cheese w/ Brussel Sprouts — 12
Deep Fried Brussel Sprouts, Gruyére, Grana Padano, Old Cheddar, Mozzarella, Fermented Hot Sauce
Fried Pepperoni — 6
House Made Fried Pepperoni, Sweet Mustard
Kale & Brussel Sprout Caesar Salad w/Bacon — 12
Kale, Deep Fried Brussel Sprouts, Romaine, Caramelized Onions, House Smoked Bacon, Croutons, Romano Cheese, Black Pepper
PICKLES & FERMENTATION
Garlic Pickles — 7
Garlic, Dill, Black Peppercorns
Mixed Seasonal Pickles — 9
Chili & Garlic Pickled Peppers, Dill Carrots, Curry Cauliflower, Lemon Waxed Beans, Sriracha Green Beans
MERIT Hot Sauce — 1.50
Anaheim Peppers, Toasted Cardamom, Heaven Hill Bourbon Barrel, Lacto Fermented, Solera Method
Made in-house using pork casing, and served on a custom The General Bakery Bun unless otherwise stated.
Add side order of fries - 5
Add side Spicy Mayo, Curry Mayo, Malt Mayo or Sesame Mayo - 1.50
Turkey Pumpkin Spice - 12
Pumpkin Spiced Turkey Sausage, Caramelized Onion, Spicy Fried Brussel Sprouts, Cranberry Mayo
Butter Chicken Sausage - 12
Curry Spiced Chicken with Tikka Masala, Mango Chutney, Micro Cilantro, Naan
Cheddar Smokie Sausage - 11
Smoked Beef & Cheddar Sausage with Shaved Onion, Beer Mustard, Green Onion
Philly Cheesesteak Sausage - 12
Beef, Short Rib, Mushroom & Green Pepper Sausage with Caramelized Onions, Provolone, Garlic Aioli, Parsley
Jerk Chicken Sausage - 12
Jerk Spiced Chicken with Pineapple Salsa, Jerk Mayo, Micro Cilantro
Sticky Rib Sausage - 12
Smoked Pork Shoulder Sausage with Grilled Corn Relish, Young Rival BBQ Sauce, MERIT Garlic Pickle Spear, Green Onion
Cauliflower Bhaji Sausage - 12
Cauliflower Bhaji Link with Spicy Ginger Carrots, Curry Mayo, Tamarind Sauce, Green Onion, Naan
Pretzel & Marshmallow Cookie - 3
Salted Fudge Brownie OR Butterscotch & Chocolate Chunk
*Make it an ice cream sandwich!* - 8
** Some Animal Products may be cooked in our Canola Oil fryer.
Prices above do not include HST.