Beer & Food

BREWS

1. Go To Helles

Helles Lager

Light blonde with a white head and a bready malty aroma, with a slight earthy note from the hops. Classic light German lager, that is easy drinking without being boring and could easily be one anyone’s go-to beer.

  • 2.00 4oz
  • 6.00 16oz
  • 12.00 Crowler
  • 20.00 Growler

  • Brewed with;
  • Pilsner, Munich Malts.
  • Hallertau Magnum, Mt. Hood Hops.
  • German Lager Yeast.

4.7 ABV

23 IBUs

16oz. English Pint

2. Beer Riot

Pre-prohibition American Lager

Light golden in color with a slightly sweet grainy aroma. Re-creation of the beers that were first being brewed by immigrants to the United States, using the techniques they had learned in the old-world with the limited technology and different grains they had available in the new-world.

  • 2.00 4oz
  • 6.00 16oz
  • 12.00 Crowler
  • 20.00 Growler

  • Brewed with;
  • American 2 & 6-Row Barley, American C-60 Malts, Flaked Corn.
  • Warrior, Sterling Hops.
  • West Coast Lager Yeast.

5.5 ABV

39 IBUs

16oz. English Pint

3. The Schwartz

Schwarzbier – Black Lager

The very first beer ever brewed on our 15BBL brewhouse. Pours dark black with a light colored head, one of the darkest beers we have but also one the lightest. Lower ABV and a light crisp body from the lagering process showcases the roasty/mocha characteristics of the malts and leaves a dry very drinkable dark beer, and shows that just because a beer is dark, it doesn’t have to be “heavy”.

  • 2.00 4oz
  • 6.00 16oz
  • 12.00 Crowler
  • 20.00 Growler

  • Brewed with;
  • Pilsner, Munich, Chocolate, Midnight Wheat, Crystal I Malts.
  • Warrior, Sterling Hops.
  • German Lager Yeast.

4.6 ABV

27 IBUs

16oz. English Pint

4. Underpass Ale

American Pale Ale

Named after the only way to get around a parked train in Elmhurst, this sessionable pale ale has a slight haze with tons of grapefruit and citrus aroma/flavor. All of the hops were added late in the boil to give the beer a big hop character without too much bitterness.

  • 2.00 4oz
  • 6.00 16oz
  • 12.00 Crowler
  • 20.00 Growler

  • Brewed with;
  • Maris Otter, Rye, White Wheat, Crystal I Malts.
  • Mandarina Bavaria, Centennial, Cascade, Amarillo Hops.
  • West Coast II Ale Yeast.

4.9 ABV

38 IBUs

16oz. English Pint

5. Blood Squeezer

Juicy IPA

Oranges all the way through from aroma to flavor. Brewed with 126lbs of Blood Orange along with 3 very citrus forward hops, and you have an IPA that is fresh and juicy with tons of orange, grapefruit and other citrus characters.

  • 2.00 4oz
  • 6.50 16oz
  • 12.00 Crowler
  • 20.00 Growler

  • Brewed with;
  • Maris Otter Malt, Flaked, Oats, Lactose, Blood Orange.
  • Citra, Amarillo, Idaho #7 Hops.
  • DIPA Yeast.

6.1 ABV

31 IBUs

16oz. English Pint

6. Grapefruit Theory

DIPA

Tons of citrus dominate this beer, with a big grapefruit/citrus flavor and aroma from the large amount of hops used late in the boil and during dry hopping. Our DIPA has a strong malt backbone to balance out the generous use of hops in the beer, leaving a smooth and balanced beer that is still boasting a huge hop presence.

  • 2.00 4oz
  • 6.50 16oz
  • 14.00 Crowler
  • 24.00 Growler

  • Brewed with;
  • Maris Otter, Rye, White Wheat, Munich, Crystal I, Pale Chocolate Malts.
  • Mandarina Bavaria, Centennial, Cascade, Amarillo Hops.
  • West Coast Ale II Yeast.

7.8 ABV

78 IBUs

10oz. Tulip Glass

7. Wanna Guanabana

Fruit IPA

Red IPA brewed with 1lb per gallon of Guanabana and Tangerines. Guanabana is a S. American tropical fruit, with a slightly funky/earthy aroma and lots of tropical flavors like coconut, pineapple and banana. With a slight tart/funk in the flavor, it makes this a unique and delicious fruit beer.

  • 2.00 4oz
  • 6.50 16oz
  • 14.00 Crowler
  • 24.00 Growler

  • Brewed with;
  • Pale, Crystal I, Chocolate Malts.
  • Guanabana, Tangerine. Mandarina Bavaria, Cascade, Amarillo, Cascade Hops.
  • West Coast Ale II Yeast.

6.5 ABV

63 IBUs

10oz. Tulip Glass

8. Luck o’ the Chirish

Irish Red Ale

Malty red beer, brewed with a all malts from the UK, and some potato added to the mash for a little extra Irishness. Pours a light red color with an off-white head. Toasted bread, and biscuity flavors dominate the beer, that finishes with just a hint of malt sweetness. Have a pint and celebrate, whether you’re Irish or not, Chicagoans are all a little Chirish.

  • 2.00 4oz
  • 6.50 10oz
  • 12.00 Crowler
  • 20.00 Growler

  • Brewed with;
  • Potatos, Maris Otter, Crystal I, Chocolate Malts.
  • Warrior, Sterling Hops.
  • West Coast Ale II Yeast

5.5 ABV

29 IBUs

16oz. English Pint

9. Fools Gold

Golden Sweet Stout

Flavors and aromas of a dark beer are up front, but with a pale golden color. Pours a light golden with a white head, creaminess from oats and lactose, and the flavors of dark beer from chocolate and cold brewed coffee, which was made just for this beer by local coffee roaster Brewpoint Coffee. Fresh coffee first hits the nose, with rich mocha flavors and a full bodied smoothness hiding inside this light colored beer.

  • 3.00 4oz
  • 6.50 16oz
  • 14.00 Crowler
  • 24.00 Growler

  • Brewed with;
  • BrewPoint Cold Brew Coffee, Cocoa, Lactose.
  • Maris Otter, Pilsner Malts, Flaked Oats.
  • Centennial, Cascade Hops.
  • West Coast Ale II Yeast.

6.8 ABV

?? IBUs

10oz. Tulip Glass

10. Wojtek

Baltic Porter

(Voy-tɛk) Named after the beer drinking, Polish Army Corporal, bear from WWII. Typically brewed as an ale, the cold weather in the Baltic states leads this porter to be brewed like a lager with a slightly higher ABV. Cold fermentation leaves the beer crisp, allowing the flavors of the malt to really shine through. Smooth crisp body and chocolate flavors dominate this beer.

  • 2.00 4oz
  • 6.50 16oz
  • 12.00 Crowler
  • 20.00 Growler

  • Brewed with;
  • Pilsner, Maris Otter, Pale Chocolate, Munich, Midnight Wheat Malts.
  • Hallertau Magnum, Mt. Hood Hops.
  • German Lager Yeast.

7.6 ABV

26 IBUs

16oz. English Pint

11. Poncharello Porter

Chicory Habanero Porter

Commonly found in New Orleans style coffee, chicory root is roasted and ground, then cold brewed just like coffee before being added, along with a hint of hazelnut to add a little nuttiness. The spiciness of the habanero is very slight, allowing the tropical fruit notes of the pepper to shine through. The pepper aroma hits you first, and the earthy and nutty flavors mellow with the habanero to make a beer full of flavor with just a hint of spice.

  • 3.00 4oz
  • 6.50 16oz
  • 14.00 Crowler*
  • Growler Unavailable

  • Brewed with;
  • Pilsner, Maris Otter, Munich, Rye, Crystal I, Chocolate Malts.
  • BrewPoint Cold Brew Coffee, Cocoa, Chocolate Extract, Lactose.
  • Maris Otter, Pilsner Malts, Flaked Oats.
  • Centennial, Cascade Hops.
  • West Coast Ale II Yeast.

7.2 ABV

Mild Spice

10oz. Tulip Glass

12. Stouts Honor

American Stout (Nitro)

Nitro – Pours with a thick creamy head and full body. Jet black in color with a tan head and aromas of toasted bread and chocolate. The roasty and dark chocolate flavors from the beer become velvety smooth from the nitro pour, which mimics the traditional English method of serving beers like stouts.

  • 2.00 4oz
  • 6.00 10oz
  • Crowler and Growler Unavailable

  • Brewed with;
  • Maris Otter, Munich, White Wheat, Chocolate, Roasted, Crystal I Malts.
  • Warrior, Sterling Hops.
  • West Coast II Ale Yeast.

9.6 ABV

54 IBUs

10oz. Tulip Glass

13th Tap Mug Club

The “13th Tap”: Join the “Mug Club” to try this special rotating tap!

13. 13th Tap

Varying Styles

The “13th Tap”: Join the “Mug Club”
to try this special rotating tap!

  • 3.00 4oz
  • 7.00 16oz
  • Crowler & Growler Unavailable

  • Brewed with;
  • Sometimes traditional, sometimes experimental ingredients, always changing and new styles being tried.

?? ABV

?? IBUs

20oz. Mug Club Mug

EBC 13TH TAP Mug Club Memberships Available

$75 first year • $35 annual renewal

20oz mug to use but you pay the 16oz price for your beer

$1 off on Tuesdays, 1 “birthday” beer & much more!

FOOD

STARTERS

Chick-arrones 8

crunchy fried chicken thigh and skin, pale ale sweet and spicy, corn chip crunch

Meat and Cheese Board 14

various meats and cheeses. selection will vary. housemade accoutrements and toasted bread.

Chicken Wings 10

8 fried crisp and glazed in your choice of sauce – guajillo ale bbq, pale ale sweet and spicy, or sumac buffalo sauce.

Pot Roast Tots 10

beer gravy, pearl onions, mushrooms, braised beef, spicy pickled celery

Hummus Trio 9

grilled bread, seasonal crudite, serrano pesto, charred pepper relish, onion jam

Pickle Fries 7

masa battered pickle spears, green goddess dip, guajillo ale bbq

EBC Pub Cheese 7

grilled bread, ale pub cheese

Fried Cheese Curds 9

lager battered wisconsin cheddar curds, beer mustard

Mussels 10

fresh pei mussels, beer, cream, miso aioli, grilled bread

SALADS

add grilled or fried chicken breast 4,
grilled italian vegetables 3,
or steak 6 to any salad

EBC Waldorf 9 / 5

apples, celery, cranberries, candied walnuts, bleu cheese, chicories, green goddess dressing

House Salad 7 / 4

mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, homemade croutons, carrots, citrus hop vinaigrette

Winter Market Salad 9 / 5

mixed greens, spiced pepitas, red onions, jicama, beets, bleu cheese, honey balsamic

SOUPS

EBC Roadhouse Chili 7 / 4

angus beef, dark beer, cheddar, onions, grilled bread

Smoky Eggplant Tortilla Soup 7 / 4

eggplant, chipotle, cumin, sumac crema

FLATBREADS

gluten free crust available upon request

Grilled Vegetable 10

charred pepper relish, grilled vegetables, mozzarella, cherry tomato

BBQ Chicken 12

grilled chicken breast, guajillo ale bbq, onion, mozzarella, cherry tomato

HANDHELDS

served with fries, tots, or side house salad

Italian Sausage Sandwich 9

grilled Mille’s italian sausage, grilled onions, charred pepper relish, pickled celery, sausage roll

Breaded Pork Sandwich 11

breaded and fried pork loin, grilled onions, beer mustard, pickles, lettuce, tomato, soft roll

Grilled Prime Rib Sandwich 18

prime rib cooked to temp, grilled onions, pub cheese, pickled celery, beer gravy, italian roll

Sumac Buffalo Chicken 10

grilled chicken breast, sumac buffalo, bleu cheese, green goddess, pickled celery, onion, lettuce, tomato, soft roll

Grilled Veggie Wrap 9

grilled vegetables, hummus, mixed greens, red onion, cucumber, choice of serrano pesto, charred pepper relish, or onion jam

Grilled Chicken Wrap 10

grilled chicken, charred pepper relish, mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, chipotle vinaigrette

BURGERS

angus beef, turkey, or roasted veggie patty served with fries, tots, or side house salad

EBC CheeseBurger 11

american cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles, onions, miso mayo, soft roll

Lager Burger 13

bacon, bleu cheese, black pepper, grilled onion, lettuce, tomato, pickle, beer mustard, soft roll

Imperial Burger 13

fried egg, bacon, cheddar, miso mayo, onion, lettuce, tomato, pickle, soft roll

add bacon 1.5, fried egg 1,
extra patty 5


MAINS

Italian Sausage Plate 15

2 grilled Mille’s italian sausage, charred pepper relish, grilled onions, pickled celery, smashed new potatoes

Grilled Prime Rib 25

12 oz prime rib grilled to temp, beer gravy, horseradish cream fritters, smashed new potatoes

Fish and Chips 15

lager battered atlantic cod, tartar sauce, french fries

Hunter’s Schnitzel 15

breaded and fried pork loin, mushroom beer gravy, smashed new potatoes

Drunken Mac and Cheese 14

¼ pound of cheese, cavatappi pasta, beer cream sauce, corn chip crunch

SIDES

Fries 4

Potato Tots 4

Mac and Cheese 5

Grilled Veggies 5

Smashed Potatoes 5

Green Salad 4

KIDS

(ages 10 and under)

choose 2: fries, tots, fresh apples, grilled veggies, or mini salad

Includes choice of soda, milk, lemonade or orange juice

Chicken Tenders 8

homemade white meat chicken strips

CheeseBurger Sliders 9

2 mini angus burgers with cheddar on soft slider bun

Mac and Cheese 8

homemade like grandma does!

Cheese Flatbread 8

tomato sauce and mozzarella on crispy flatbread (choose 1 side)

Buttered Pasta 8

cavatappi pasta and butter

DESSERT

Funnel Cake Fries 6

carnival inspired funnel fries covered in powdered sugar with salted caramel dipping sauce

Apple Tart 8

warm rustic apple pie served with salted caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream

Jar Desserts 5

choose from banana pudding or salted caramel chocolate cake

Scoop O’ Ice Cream 1.5 ea

choose from vanilla bean, chocolate, and rainbow sherbet

RED WINE

Pinot Noir: Formation 2014 11 / 40

Pinot Noir: Stoller “Select” 2015 15 / 54

Malbec: Zolo 2016 9 / 30

Cabernet Sauvignon: Rubus 2015 10 / 35

Cabernet Sauvignon: Cardinal Rule 2012 13 / 45

WHITE WINE

Chardonnay: Gen 5 2014 7 / 25

Pinot Grigio: Ca Stele 2016 6 / 21

Sauvignon Blanc: Bourgeois Petit Bourgeois 2016 9 / 32

PROSECCO

NV Ca Stele 8 / 25

SPIRITS

VODKA:

  • Tito’s 7
  • Chicago Distilling – Ceres 7

BOURBON:

  • Oppidan – Solera Aged 10
  • Few 13
  • Chicago Distilling – Blind Tiger 9
  • Rebel Yell 7

WHISKEY:

  • Few – Single Malt 19

RYE:

  • Chicago Distilling – Blind Tiger Straight Rye 9
  • Few – Rye 15

GIN:

  • Chicago Distilling – Finn’s Gin 7
  • Few – Breakfast Gin 10

TEQUILA:

  • Dulce Vida – Blanco 7
  • Herradura – Reposado 12

RUM:

  • Don Q Cristal 7

CIDERS

Stem Ciders: Off Dry, Pear, Real Dry 7

denotes gluten free item

denotes vegetarian items

Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions. Please be advised that food prepared here may contain these ingredients: milk, eggs, wheat, soybean, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish.