Beer

the bar at Big Trout Brewing in Winter Park, CO

* beer options & availability subject to change

#9 Amber Lager

Named in honor of Mr. Hockey, this lager is crisp and smooth with a slight sweetness from the amber malts. So, go on and tip one back to the greatest player of all time, the one and only, Gordie Howe. Cheers!
5.6% ABV • IBU 19Lager

Alpine Lake IPA

Our flagship IPA is loaded with late hop additions and pounds of dry hops to give it lots of flavor without an overpowering bitterness. Strong notes of grapefruit, passion fruit and hints of strawberry make this beer one of our most popular. *Silver Medal Winner for the 2023 Colorado State Fair Beer Competition!
6.2% ABV • IBU 30 • IPA

Amarillo by Morning

Amarillo Cryo Hops and light pilsner malts are the stars of this
rodeo. Red grapefruit, with undertones of lemon and orange, build a delightful aroma
and flavor riding on the crisp pilsner base. A touch of caramel malt creates a beautiful
gold color to round out a perfect ride.
5.2% ABV • IBU 40 • Pale Ale

Anglers Amber

This malt forward brew is a mix of rich flavor and soft flowery English hops. The caramel malt brings a nice full flavor combined with the sweetness of the amber malt. The light hopping brings out just the right amount of bitterness followed by a clean bouquet of flavor.
5% ABV • IBU 25 • Amber

Catamount Kölsh

Hello, I am the lightest beer on the menu – I am clean, crisp and I have a very light hop flavor. This beer is brewed with pilsner malts and just a touch of honey malt, making it light and refreshing.
5% ABV • IBU 20 • Kölsh

Chew-Bock-A

A malty winter warmer with hints of dried cherry and plum. This bock is
a full-bodied brew, showcasing the complexities of craft malts with very little hop flavor.
The lager is strong with this one.
7% ABV • IBU 25 • Bock

Cold Brew Coffee Porter

Our porter has nice tones of toffee and chocolate which play well with the cold brew coffee to give it a robust coffee flavor without the bitterness. We use locally roasted coffee from Moon Frog Coffee.
5.8% ABV • IBU 65 • Porter

Drunken Frenchman

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE! One of the hardest runs in the country needs a beer that is as serious as it is…sip this Barley wine with caution! Strong notes of fig and raisin come through with subtle notes of pine and black cherry. The sweetness of the local honey complements the layers of hoppy bitterness, while the French malts give it a beautiful rich flavor and amber color. The more I sip the more flavors I discover…what do you taste?
9% ABV • IBU 90 • Barley Wine

El Pescador Mexican Lager

This refreshing Mexican Lager is brewed with corn to give it a light flavor and whisk you away to fishing for permit from a Caribbean beach. It’s great with a lime on a fall day, or whenever you want to pretend summer isn’t over.
5.4% ABV • IBU 10 • Lager

Emmy Lou’s Brew

A tasty blend of Pacific Sunrise from New Zealand and El Dorado hops from the U.S. create a delicious bouquet of melon, berries and stone fruit. The oats lend just a touch of haze, while the rice gives it a nice crisp bite. A cheers to the one I am always looking to impress, here’s to you Boss Lady.
6% ABV • IBU 60 • IPA

Festbier

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE! This deliciously light lager is crisp with beautiful floral notes from the German noble hops. It pairs perfectly with all things fall!
5.2% ABV • IBU 12 • Lager

Hala Kahiki Milkshake IPA

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE! This delicious IPA is brewed with 40 pounds of pineapple puree and tons of New Zealand hops, which bring tropical notes to beautifully complement the pineapple. The addition of lactose offsets the bitterness from the hops, making it a truly sweet, tropical treat.
7.2% ABV • IBU 33 • IPA

Haze in the Valley

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE! Heaps of New Zealand hops take center stage in this tropical hazy pale ale, featuring a tasty collection of hops from the Hop Revolution farm in Nelson, NZ. Explosive flavors of stone fruit, lemon and grapefruit dance on your taste buds, while the soft, smooth body will have you reaching for another sip. As they say in NZ, it’s sweet as, ay!
5% ABV • IBU 20 • Pale Ale

Hickory Hill Raspberry Wheat

Light and refreshing best describe this beer, it is a perfect treat on a warm summer day. The sweetness of the honey malt balances nicely with the tart raspberry creating a wonderful combination of an easy drinking beer full of flavor.
4.8% ABV • IBU 12 • Wheat

Hopportunity IPA

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE! This is a one-time-only, super hazy, ridiculously hoppy concoction that blends classic heroes like Citra and Mosaic with up-and-coming stars like El Dorado and Experimental Hop 008. Hopportunity is about pushing the limits, trying new things, challenging yourself, following a dream, or even taking the opportunity to put an absurd amount of hops into a beer and see what happens. Huge aromas of passion fruit, mango and stone fruit engulf you as the powerful hop flavor and bitterness overload your senses. Have a sip, discover your own flavor adventure and think about what your next hopportunity could be.
5.4% ABV • IBU 103 • IPA

Hoppy Henry Session IPA

Bursting with tropical flavors, this East Coast IPA is brewed with oats and wheat to give it a nice hazy appearance with a soft mouth feel. A double dry hopped session IPA with pounds of late addition Mosaic, Citra and El Dorado hops to give a ton of flavor with very little bitterness.
5% ABV • IBU 20 • IPA

Leaping Trout Lager

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE! A beautiful American lager brewed with malts from Idaho, yeast from Colorado and paired with some tasty hops from Oregon. This perfect summer beer is light and crisp with a delicious hop flavor and aroma. Pairs best with releasing a Big Trout. 
5% ABV • IBU 15 • Lager

Mango Milkshake IPA

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE! Brewed with lactose and massive amounts of Eldorado and Citra Hops, this IPA goes down smoothly with a delicious, tropical flavor. 22 pounds of mango puree give it a nice mango after taste, which plays well with the bitterness of the hops.
6.5% ABV • IBU 40 • IPA

Mighty Madison IPA

An old school, classic west coast IPA. A more assertive hop bitterness with a malty back bone and nice piney finish. Brewed with classic hops like cascade, centennial and chinook to bring out the pine flavor with a slight orange undertone. A bolder brew, just like the little lady it’s named after.
6.3% ABV • IBU 60 • IPA

North Fork Nut Brown

A complex mix of delicious malts, chocolate, honey, and a toasted nuttiness are the most noticeable flavors. The light hopping really lets the flavors of the malt come through and will be sure to hook you with its complexity and easy drinking.
5% ABV • IBU 11 • Nut Brown

PMD

The pale morning dun is a timeless western dry fly and we decided to brew a more traditional pale ale to complement its namesake. Dry-hopped with Cascade hops to give it that wonderful northwest flavor of pine and citrus, while caramel malts give it a beautiful golden appearance with a rich flavor, this ale may just become as timeless as the fly after which it is named.
5% ABV • IBU 40 • Pale Ale

Peppermint Patty Stout

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE! Rich, thick and full of peppermint flavor. This bold brew is made with ten pounds of peppermint patties and finished with some nice piney chinook hops. The perfect dessert beer that is made to be sipped and enjoyed by the fire.
8.2% ABV • IBU 64 • Stout

Rick Stout

Named after the local legend himself, Rick Stone, this beer is smooth, rich, and full of flavor. Brewed with lactose and oats to give it that smooth character, we then blend it with delicious cocoa shells from our neighbors at Monarch Lake Chocolate and Coffee Co. for a strong chocolate backbone. A small addition of Warrior hops adds a nice bitterness to the sweetness of the lactose. Cheers Rick, we miss you.
*Available on Nitro Tap!
** 20% of proceeds from this beer’s sales goes to local non-profits.
6.2% ABV • IBU 28 • Stout

Strawberry Fields Milkshake IPA

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE! Don’t fear the fruit! This double dry hopped IPA is loaded up with delicious Belma and Strata hops who’s fruit-forward flavor blends well with the 45 pounds of strawberry puree. Brewed with lactose to give it a creamy, smooth explosion of strawberries, you’ll want to drink this beer forever.
5.5% ABV • IBU 35 • IPA

The Big Eddy IPA

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE! A light malt base lets the tasty hops shine through with big aromas and flavors of pineapple, without the addition of any juice. This double dry hopped IPA is both refreshing and perfect for fishing big eddies.
6.7% ABV • IBU 17 • IPA