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Big Storm Core Beers

ARCUS SOUTHERN PALE ALE Hoppy – Aromatic – Vibrant
ABV: 6.2 IBU: 56
A bronze medalist at the 2017 Best Florida Beer competition, Arcus rolls in with an intense citrusy hop aroma. Arcus is brewed with two-row Canadian barley and Mosaic hops. The addition of wildflower honey from Pasco County lends a balancing sweetness for a clean finish. Available on draft and 16 oz., 4-packs in retailers as well as our taprooms.
Food Pairings: Crab Legs, Fried Chicken, Steak
BAY BEER LIGHT LAGER Light – Refreshing – Lightning Approved
ABV: 4%
This perfectly balanced light lager features German pilsner barley malt and classic American cluster hops that are cold-fermented and matured to pour bright like the Tampa Bay sun. Refreshing and easy to drink, Bay Beer is perfect for a beautiful day in Tampa Bay.
Food Pairings: Cuban Sandwiches - Cheeseburgers - Churros
BROMOSA TANGERINE IPA Tangerine – Hoppy – Refreshing
ABV: 7.0
We brewed the ultimate beverage for the bro (or sis) that isn't into sweet bubbles served in pretentious, highfalutin glassware. BroMosa is a dry-hopped juicy IPA with a name that makes it socially acceptable to drink in the morning or anytime of day. Expect a strong punch of tangerine flavor followed by a dry and hoppy finish that even the self-proclaimed "IPA-hater" enjoys.
KEY LIME SHANDY Tart – Refreshing – Sunshine
ABV: 4.5%
This Shandy style beer is a true sip of Florida sunshine. Key lime puree straight from the Florida Keys adds a smooth taste and sweet Key lime aroma. Subtle malt characters paired with the citrusy flavors of the Key limes makes this beer burst with flavor.
Food Pairings: Conch Fritters - Grilled Shrimp Tacos - Key Lime Pie
OATS IN HOSE OATMEAL STOUT Creamy – Roasted - Complex
ABV: 6.5 IBU: 17
Made with over 200 pounds of oats, this beer is a fun interpretation of an oatmeal stout. We use a strategic combination of Munich, Caramalt and chocolate malts with light noble hops to balance this complex flavor profile. The copious addition of oats in this mash lends to a creamy and smooth mouthfeel. Keep and serve as cold as hail! Available in 16 oz., 4-packs in local retailers, on draft in Big Storm taprooms and throughout Florida.
Food Pairings: Porterhouse Steak, Salted Carmel Ice Cream, Chocolate Lava Cake
PALM BENDER GULF COAST IPA Floral - Citrus - Daring
ABV: 7 IBU: 70
This Gulf Coast IPA pours a beautiful golden orange and is brewed using 100% barley. The flavor is dominated by Cascade hops with an assertive up front hop presence and floral, pine, and citrus flavors. A pleasant, lingering hoppiness in the finish entices another sip. Keep and serve cold as hail!
Food Pairings: BBQ Spare Ribs, Spicy Lime/Cilantro Shrimp, Carrot Cake
ABV: 4.4 IBU: 17
A highly drinkable Florida ale steeped with hibiscus flowers for just the right amount of natural sweetness and a hint of cinnamon. Brewed with pale wheat and honey malt, Tropic Pressure pours the color of skin that has been kissed by the warm Florida sunshine. Keep and serve cold as hail! Available in 16 oz., 4-pack cans and on draft throughout Florida and in Big Storm's taprooms.
Food Pairings: Hog Snapper, Scallops, Key Lime Pie
WAVEMAKER® AMBER ALE Malty – Smooth - Balanced
ABV: 4.9 IBU: 28
Big Storm’s very first brew was this amber ale. It presents a wave of flavor with two row Canadian barley coupled with Munich and chocolate malts. Wavemaker® Amber Ale is malt centric and highly drinkable year round with minimal hop bitterness. Available in 16 oz., 4-pack cans in retail stores and on draft in our taprooms and throughout Florida.
Food Pairings: Baby Back Ribs, Wood Fired Flatbread, Ice Cream

Specialty Beers

DUNDER & BLIXEM ® Spicy – Sweet - Complex
ABV: 8.8 IBU: 35
Over 180 years ago, the reindeer you now know as Donner and Blitzen were originally named "Dunder and Blixem," which translates in Dutch to "Thunder and Lightning." These historic reindeer are the inspiration for our traditionally brewed spiced ale, great for sipping during the holidays and beyond.
Food Pairings: Prime Rib, Brie Cheese, Pecan Pie
FIRESTORM BLACK IPA Dark – Hoppy - Herbal
ABV: 5.8 IBU: 71
The intense flavor of this black IPA comes from a base of Equinox and Amarillo hops. While the citrus aroma of the Amarillo dances with the cedar flavor of the Equinox, a complex malt bill featuring wheat, Crystal and roasted malts provide the perfect backbone to complement the premium blend of West coast hops. Keep and serve cold as hail.
Food Pairings: Biscuits and Gravy, Gorgonzola, Stilton and Bleu Cheese, Chocolate Truffles
HAVANA AFTER MIDNIGHT Bold - Aromatic - Robust
ABV: 6.0
This year's batch of Havana After Midnight is extra special because it's the first year we brewed it with our very own Big Storm craft-roasted coffee beans! Big Storm Coffee Co.'s head roaster Chris Ramsey thoughtfully selected the Guatemalan Hunapu bean to impart a rich coffee flavor profile to this deep black porter. Weighing in at 6% ABV, this beer is intense but has a sweet and pleasant finish.
HURRICANE PARTY SOUR ALE Cherry Watermelon Sour Ale
ABV: 4.0%
It's storm season– Floridians know that means it's time to stock your reserve of food and water, fill the car with gasoline and get the Hurricane Party started. This can contains a cyclone of real fruit and live cultures, making it an intensely flavorful and clean sour ale equivalent to a Hurricane Party in your mouth.
ABV: 4.3%
This Kick in the Grass is ready to go the full 90 minutes and won't slow you down as you take in all the action the Rowdies can dish out. Show off your soccer savvy and bring this lager to your next party. You won't get a yellow card, but you might win the night! The smooth malt character accented with a crisp noble hop finish will get you ready for screaming out GOOAALL!
Food Pairings: Corner Kicks - Hot Dogs and Fries - GOOAALLS!
OKTOBERFEST Malty – Sweet – Refreshing
ABV: 6 IBU: 22
Named the overall winner for 2016 in the Best Florida Beer Competition. True to the spirit of the great German festival, this Oktoberfest Märzen Lager is brewed in traditional Bavarian style, so you can enjoy the clean finish and toasty malt flavors your tastebuds crave. This beer is a seasonal limited release, so grab it before it’s gone!
Food Pairings: Brats and Mustard, Salty Pretzels, Roasted Chicken
SURFLINE LAGER Fruity - Sweet Malt - Totally Gnarly
ABV: 6.9 IBU: 23
The “California Common” originated in 18th century California, where brewers without access to refrigeration produced beers using lager yeasts and warm temperatures. Brewed with pilsner and Vienna malts, the flavor of our Surfline is anything but “common.” It features the light and rounded characteristics inherent in traditional lagers with a rad dose of caramel maltiness.
Food Pairings: Mojo Roast Pork, Tomato & Feta Salad, Bread Pudding
THE LIGHTNING TWENTY FIVE Light – Refreshing – Lightning Approved
ABV: 4%
Brewed to celebrate the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 25th Anniversary. Features German pilsner barley mat and classic American hops. Cold fermented, then matured for 25 Days creating a very-well balanced light lager. Pours bright like the Tampa Bay Sun, “The Lightning Twenty Five” is easy to drink and refreshing. Perfect for a day playing hockey, watching hockey or just kickin’ ice with your friends.

Bomber Beers

5 YEAR STORM ANNIVERSARY ALE Malty - Sweet - Subtle Rye
ABV: 9.3%
Each year to celebrate the anniversary of our first beer brewed, Big Storm creates a special limited release. To commemorate 5 years, this Imperial Rye Ale pours a beautiful coppery red with pleasant aromas of stone fruit esters, bourbon, wood and vanilla. The Five Year Storm was aged in Kentucky bourbon barrels and has a malty sweet flavor with subtle and earthy rye characters with bourbon and oak undertones. Taproom exclusive for a limited time.
Food Pairings: Anniversary cupcakes, of course!
Each year to celebrate the anniversary of our first beer brewed, Big Storm creates a special limited release. This Imperial Rye Ale, aged in rye whiskey barrels has a rich note of oak. Hints of toffee, caramel and vanilla combine to enhance the perceptible but smooth alcohol warm finish.
BOURBON BARREL AGED HAVANA Charismatic - Rich - Intense
ABV: 6.0
Big Storm's original coffee porter, aged in rich bourbon barrels adding a great flavor character to this popular beer. Inspired by the rich history of Ybor City, Florida. this porter is a collaboration between Big Storm and King State Coffee of Tampa. It pours a deep black with a tan foam bringing with it the aroma of lightly roasted coffee and cigar tobacco. Coffee lovers will enjoy the intense start and the sweet and pleasant finish. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Vanilla Ice Cream, Baked Macaroni & Cheese, Cuban Cigars
COCOA CONVERGENCE Artisan - Sweet - Indulgent
ABV: 7.4
Crafted to intrigue the palate and invoke thoughts of chocolate covered toffee, we partnered with William Dean Chocolates to create this speciality artisan brew. A true work of art made from the finest ingredients, this stout pours black with deep garnet highlights. Flavors of sweet toffee and caramelized sugar pair together with a hint of rich, indulgent chocolate. Available in 13oz. pours on draft and in bombers at both taproom locations.
Food Pairings: William Dean Truffles and Macaroons
HURACAN IMPERIAL STOUT Dark Chocolate | Espresso | Dark Pit Fruit
ABV: 11.0
Huracán Imperial Stout is bold and aggressive like the Mayan god of wind, storm, and fire for which it is named. This rich and complex imperial stout has notes of dark chocolate, espresso, and dark pit fruit. The addition of blackstrap molasses adds layers of caramelized sugar and a subtle smokiness. A combination of British and American hops add balance to the deep malt complexity for an exceptionally smooth experience.
ABV: 11.0%
We took 2019's Huracán Imperial Stout and aged it for five months in six-year-old Jamaican rum barrels. The rum barrels, which also aged maple syrup in New England before arriving at the brewery, enhance the original Huracán's complex body of dark chocolate, espresso and dark pit fruit by melding with the sweeter maple and tropical rum to produce an enjoyable after-dinner drink reminiscent of a Florida winter. Serve lightly chilled to enjoy all the complexity of this well-traveled imperial stout.
Food Pairings: Ginger Snaps | Beef Wellington | Aged Parmigiano-Reggiano
LAY ME DOWN BARLEY WINE Bold - Luscious - Complex
ABV: 9.5
Pours a deep garnet. Aged in American Oak bourbon barrels with notes of vanilla, almond liqueur, brown sugar and toffee. Medium bodied and packs a punch with a noticeable bourbon influence. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Roast Duck, Roquefort Cheese, Red Velvet Cake
ABV: 9.3
For years you've indulged in our Lie To Me Chocolate Cherry Imperial Stout — our annual February release with luxurious layers of dark chocolate, espresso and vibrant sweet red cherry. This year, we amped up the decadence even further by aging this stout on cognac-infused oak chips, imparting layers of vanilla and spice reminiscent of a chocolate-covered cherry cordial. Taproom Exclusive.
Food Pairings: None. She doesn’t like competition.
Mighty Fine Barleywine Bold-Luscious-Complex
ABV: 10%
Aged in American oak rye whiskey barrels, Big Storm's Mighty Fine Barleywine features notes of brown sugar, toffee, and vanilla with noticeable whiskey influence.
STATIC SPARK SOUR Citrus - Tart - Radiant
ABV: 3.5
This kettle soured berliner weiss dry-hopped with New Zealand Motueka Hops is light and tart with flavors of dry wheat malt. Bursts of lemon and lime stimulate the palate as citrus and lemongrass from the hops ignite with the subtle acidity of the beer.

Brewer's Series Beers

ABV: 10.3%
Am I in a forest? is a golden amber triple IPA bursting with mighty pine flavors. We injected enough hops in this beer to give the drinker the feeling of standing in the middle of a forest. You’ll want to throw on a flannel shirt, grab an axe, and go full lumberjack as the piney and earthy flavors take you on a tree-chopping journey through the big and burly body with a dry bitter finish.
ABV: 6.0
For his Brewer's Series beer, Pinellas Lead Brewer Anthony Stone didn't want to use the trendiest new hop or most radical brewing technique — he simply wanted to create a clean, hop-forward West Coast-style pale ale like the ones he used to drink back home. So he experimented with water chemistry to achieve just that. He says it's Not the Greatest Pale Ale in the World, it's Just the Tribute.
OPUS EXORDIUM Creamy - Drinkable - Citrus
ABV: 5.1
Brewed by our very own Tony Walz, this beer is a style of it's own a hopfenweizen. Brewed like a Bavarian hefeweizen and hopped like an American pale ale. It is a hazy golden color with low bitterness with hints of banana and clove. Hopped with Mandarina Bavaria and Citra to give orange and grapefruit notes like the Florida sunshine.
ABV: 6.1
This is the latest installment in the Big Storm "brewer's Series." A Düsseldorf specialty, an Altbier is a German style brown ale, the “alt” literally translates to "old" in German, and traditionally Altbiers are conditioned for a longer than normal periods of time. The extended conditioning mellows out the ale's fruitiness and produces an exceptionally smooth and delicate brew. Kevin’s addition of juniper berries, complements the rye flavor and gives way to a nice finish with a mixture of hops and herbs. Taproom exclusive.
ABV: 4.7
Brewed by our very own Megan Michael. Deceptively light bodied for it's dark color this German-style Schwarzbier beckons you with notes of chocolate and roast aroma, that leaves a satifyingly dry finish.
SUPER "S" SAISON Smokey · Funky · Coriander
ABV: 6%
This beer was created in Pasco by our own Dylan Ferrio as part of Big Storm’s Brewer Series! Brewed in the spirit of the transition from spring into summer, this beer pours a hazy bright golden color with a light beige head. Sweet and spicy with a robust smokiness, finishing with notes of coriander and pepper. Taproom exclusive for a limited time.
Food Pairings: Charcuterie, Venison, Duck Confit
THE "SHOW" SESSION IPA Grapefruit - Floral Pine Notes - Robust
ABV: 5.1% IBU: 55
Created in Pasco by our own Scott Show as part of Big Storm’s Brewer Series! Scott is a self proclaimed hop head and so is his beer! He started stacking kegs with us 2 years ago, and now he is brewing exceptionally drinkable beer. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Burgers with Caramelized Onion, Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Forecast Series Beers

#1 STOP HOP Homegrown - Light - Piney
ABV: 4.0
Exclusively hopped with whole hop cones from Big Storm’s Hop Farm in New Hampshire. Pours a light golden color with a crisp and clean malt flavor. The hops impart a medium bitterness with mild pine and floral notes with pronounced grapefruit zest character.
ABV: 5.0 IBU: 40
Accept the rose ladies! Light bodied and highly drinkable with restrained roastiness, you will be able to introduce this one to your mother! Flavors of chocolate are subtle and the dry finish makes this bachelor a keeper. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Breakfast in bed.
BERRY SUBTLE SAISON Juicy - Subtle Berry - Delicious
ABV: 6.0 IBU: 18
Slightly sour farmhouse ale with a subtle hint of strawberry. Perfect to drink on a warm afternoon or to introduce a novice to craft beer. The subtle berry flavor makes it refreshing and tart, while the carbonation tickles your tongue. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Herb Roasted Chicken, Pad Thai, Angel Food Cake
BOAT STARTER BERLINER Tart - Effervescent - Engine Revving
ABV: 3.5
There is nothing traditional about this Berliner Weiss inspired by the sours originating in Northern Germany. Boat Starter is tart and refreshing (like its predecessors), but flavored with sweet black currants for a taste sensation that will get your motors running! Surprisingly smooth like a 31 foot center console with dual outboards cutting through the Gulf of Mexico chop. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Black Forest Pudding, Roast Duck, Vanilla Bean Gelato
BOLLARD BASHER DOUBLE IPA Hopped Up – Intense – Bittersweet
ABV: 9.5
After several delivery trucks repeatedly crushed the parking bollard at our Pinellas location, we knew we had to name a beer “Bollard Basher.” This is a hop centric Double IPA, and is assertive both in aroma and flavor and has a higher alcohol content than a standard IPA, achieved by adding more malt. The rich malt body to holds up to the massive hop load, unlike the bollard in the parking lot that has been replaced more than a few times. Our head brewer combined Herkules, Mandarina Bavaria, Cascade, and Amarillo hops for a huge resin and citrus hop characters. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Baked Ham, Saucy Ribs, Ricotta Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Sauce
BRIDE'S ALE 2014 Silver Medal Winner at Best Florida Beer Championships
Once upon a time in a land not so far away, Lived a fair maiden getting ready for her wedding day. Her husband-to-be was a man of fine craft beer, And she wanted to toast his talent, to their friends far and near. She went to the brewery and came up with a special ale. They said their vows, and he lifted her veil To celebrate their nuptials, sealed with a kiss. This is an anniversary you don’t want to miss.
Food Pairings: Wedding Cake
CHOCOLATE CAKE STOUT Milk Chocolate · Hints of Vanilla · Sweet Caramel
ABV: 5.7 IBU: 10
This beer is a celebration of dark beer and the cocoa bean. Sessionable at a relatively modest 5.7% ABV, this stout finishes sweet but not overwhelmingly so. The beer delights with a pleasant and not-too-heavy mouth feel, and delicious chocolate flavor coupled with a deceptive drink-ability. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Enchilada with Mole Sauce, Vanilla or Peanut Butter Gelato
CITRUS TWISTER IPA Mandarin Orange · Pineapple · Sunset
ABV: 6.0 IBU: 70
This IPA is a combination of a citrus/ hop bomb and certainly a great way to get your Vitamin C. With the sweetness of Mandarin Orange, the bitterness of the hops and the tang of Pineapple, this IPA can match all the colors of a Gulf Coast sunset with its flavor profile. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Basil Pesto Grouper, Caprese Salad, Baklava
DOHENY'S IRISH STOUT Straight Shooter · No BS · The Talent
ABV: 4.8% IBU: 25
Named after Big Storm’s Director of Operations, Doheny's dry stout has a light-ish body to keep it on the highly drinkable side. This is a lower carbonation brew and served on a nitro system for that creamy, masking effect. Any bitterness comes from both roasted barley and a generous dose of hops, though the roasted character shines through. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Raw Bar (Oysters, Clams, Crabs), Sharp Cheese, Black Forest Cake
EDGEWATER ALE SCOTTISH HEAVY Nutty - Woody - Roasted Aroma
ABV: 5.6 IBU: 21
Brewed especially for the Highland Games, our interpretation of a Scottish Heavy is deep brown with ruby highlights, and pours with a tan head. A flavor worth all of 70 shillings follows the aroma with nutty and woody notes that finish with a strong roasted malt character.
Food Pairings: Lamb Chops, Haggis, Strawberry Shortcake
FEATHER SOUND BROWN ALE Toast - Nut Brittle - Malty
ABV: 6.5% IBU: 28
No worries about peanut allergies here! The walnut and hazelnut notes in our brown ale come exclusively from dark malts - no nuts are used in the recipe! It pours a rich, amber-brown color and features a dry, medium bodied ale. The yeast strain gives a sweet note to the finish. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: BBQ Duck, Paella, Stir Fry Teriyaki
FOUR YEAR STORM ANNIVERSARY STOUT Espresso · Molasses · Spirituous
ABV: 9.1 IBU: 60
Thank you for the last 4 years! Roses are red. Imperial stout is brown. Big Storm is the best craft beer in our local town. The "4 Year Storm" is our anniversary ale; And like all Big Storm beer, we keep it cold as hail!
Food Pairings: Anniversary Cup Cakes!
ABV: 6.0
Inspired by the rich history of Ybor City, Florida. this porter is a collaboration between Big Storm and King State Coffee of Tampa. It pours a deep black with a tan foam bringing with it the aroma of lightly roasted coffee and cigar tobacco. Coffee lovers will enjoy the intense start and the sweet and pleasant finish. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Vanilla Ice Cream, Baked Macaroni & Cheese, Cuban Cigars
HELICITY® PILSNER Crisp – Refreshing – Dry Finish
ABV: 4.3 IBU: 21
Helicity® features European 2-row pilsner barley with German Magnum and Hallertau Mittelfrüh noble hops, creating a very well-balanced pilsner. Winner of a bronze medal at the 2016 Best Florida Beer Championships, Helicity® is perfect for a day at the beach or a tailgate. Keep and serve cold as hail! Available in 12oz/6 packs in local retailers, in Big Storm's taprooms and throughout Florida.
Food Pairings: Blackened Grouper, Cuban Sandwiches, Spicy Wings
JUNE BRIDE ALE Summer-Ginger-Glowing
ABV: 5.6 IBU: 20
While most bride's exhibit some amount of anxiety on her wedding day, the June Bride hears the song of a spring that lasts all summer long. A perfectly balanced beer, with a hint of ginger, that even your mother-in-law will like. By the light of the silvery moon, home you ride side by side with the echo of Mendelssohn’s tune in your hearts as you ride. For they say when you marry in June you will always be a bride. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Chicken, Fish or Prime Rib
KALTE FRONT DUNKEL Caramel - Fig - Dreamy
ABV: 7.1 IBU: 22
Kalte meaning Cold in German, is exactly how Big Storm likes to serve this dunkel – cold as hail. Ours is a medium-bodied beer with a slightly sweet, toasted bread crust malt flavor. Smooth finish accentuated with hop to balance the malt. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Lamb Sausage, Munster Grilled Cheese, Korean BBQ
KUMQUAT RADLER Sunshine - Fruity - Kumquatery
ABV: 4.8 IBU: 13
Brewed by Big Storm in especially for the Annual Kumquat Festival in Dade City, Florida, this Radler style beer is truly a sip of Florida Sunshine. Our brewers added whole kumquat puree, sourced from Dade City directly to the finished beer. The result is a light straw appearance with sweet and citrus aroma. The flavor is refreshing, with soft sweet malt and bright citrus in the finish. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Corn Dogs, Nachos, Pizza
KYRILL HEFEWEIZEN Creamy - Refreshing - Distinctive
ABV: 5.5 IBU: 8.8
In 2007, Kyrill was a cyclonic windstorm in Western Europe. The famous cyclonic winds that mixed low pressure with cold air is similar to the process we use to make our hefeweizen. The combination of wheat (weizen) and yeast (hefe), creates a hazy beer with a fast rising storm of foam. Kyrill coats the mouth with flavors of clove and banana and finishes short with low hop bitterness. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Grilled Snapper, Fig & Herb Goat Cheese, Kumquat Pie
LONDON MIST ENGLISH PUB ALE Complex - Creamy - Roasted
ABV: 3.5 IBU: 24.4
Big Storm's version of this session, English Ale is low gravity, flavorful and well balanced. With a slight biscuit flavor and aroma, the overall result is an easy to drink beer. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Roasted Chicken, Cheddar Fondue, Sugar Cookies
LOW PRESSURE SESSION IPA Quenching - Tropical - Easy Drinking
ABV: 4.7 IBU: 40
When the seas are calm and friends are near, this is the ideal beer for the beach. The Mango and citrus flavors provide refreshment and drink-ability not typically found in an IPA. The dollop of creaminess in the mouth and buzzing carbonation at the finish will keep you coming back for more. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Fried Chicken, Cobb Salad, Vanilla Cupcakes
MAUVAIS SAISON Aromatic - Fruity - Expressive
ABV: 6.5 IBU: 30
Meaning Bad Weather in French, Big Storm’s Mauvais was inspired by the ale farm workers drank throughout the French speaking region of Belgium. The low malt aroma balances the fruity-ester aromas and the medium hop bitterness. The complexity of this dry, pale beer contributes to the signature character of a Belgian Saison. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Garlic Steamed Mussels, Baked Brie, Ginger Mango Lime Sorbet
MERCHANT PORTER Velvety - Chocolate - Coffee
ABV: 5.8 IBU: 22
Deep brown in color with the aroma of cafe con leche, our porter can launch a thousand ships. The cascading texture and velvety mouth-feel comes from the addition of nitrogen. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Chicken Mole, Smoked Meets & Cheese, Peanut Butter Pie
METEOR SOUR BERLINER WEISS Tart - Effervescent - Bouncy
ABV: 3.5 IBU: 8
A traditional Berliner Weiss of Northern Germany brewed with two row barley and pale wheat. The light sweetness contrasts with the tartness for a refreshing experience. Effervescent bubbles burst with flavor as a classic sour or with flavored syrup for a sweeter experience. Available flavors are Mango, Raspberry, Blueberry, Pomegranate or Woodruff. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: This is a taste sensation all its own!
PINEAPPLE GOSE Tart · Salty · Tropical Fruit
ABV: 4.8
Gose is a tart German wheat beer once common to Leipzig. It is produced with lactobacillus bacteria and salt. The addition of pineapple in our Gose creates a pleasant mix of sour, salty, and sweet tropical fruit. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Grilled Chicken Bahn Mi, Mango Kale Salad, Pineapple Upside Down Cake
RED AS RAIN IRISH ALE Toasted Toffee - Dry Finish - King's Landing Favorite
ABV: 4.5 IBU: 23
Exceptionally drinkable, Big Storm's Red Irish Ale pours a deep mahogany with the aroma of toast and caramel. Roast malts with a dry finish. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Reuben Sandwich, Shepherd's Pie, Chocolate Cake with Candied Ginger
SUN ON MAIBOCK Sunny - Hop Finish - Toasty
ABV: 6% IBU: 22
Just in time for Summer, Sun on Maibock is a fun interpretation of traditional German lager. Spend a sunny day at the beach with this beer and you'll think you are drinking liquid gold! A lightly toasted, bready malt character is evident with a sweetness of golden honey, and a crisp clean hop finish. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Smoked Ham , Emmental Cheese, White Chocolate Cheesecake
SWINGING STONE SCOTCH ALE Rich Molasses – Dark Fruit – Leatherbound
ABV: 6.5 IBU: 17
When the stone is wet, you can bet it is raining. When Big Storm brews a scotch ale, you can bet it goes through a long boil to caramelize the malt. This produces a deep copper/brown colored brew. Full bodied, and delightfully sweet, our scotch ale has a pronounced malty caramel and roasted malt flavor. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Elk Rib-Eye Roast, Limburger Cheese, Strawberry Shortcake
TENFLARE RED LAGER Toasty - Caramel - Balanced
ABV: 5.2 IBU: 24
Solar flares actually make a high frequency noise when they erupt. The intense radiation over 10.7 cm wavelength band (2695 MHz ), is known as a tenflare. Big Storm’s Tenflare Red Lager is toasty just like the sun. Amber in color, this lager’s bitterness level is low making it a very well balanced beer. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Flame grilled burgers with Monterey Jack cheese
THE AMERICAN PALE ALE Hints of Lemongrass - Citrus - Honeydew
ABV: 4.8 IBU: 40
This pale ale is the perfect bend of two row barley, Centennial and Motueka hops. Pouring a deep gold, this pale ale has delightful honeydew melon and lemongrass characteristics. Our American Pale Ale has uniquely subtle bitterness due to it’s unparalleled balance. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie and Chevrolet
WATER SPOUT MILK STOUT Robust - Velvety - Rich
ABV: 6.2 IBU: 25
On Nitro or Co2 taps, Water Spout Milk Stout pours a dense, coffee-colored head of great retention with pleasantly chocolaty, and coffee flavors. Both rich and soft with a minor crispness, the present sweetness of the lactose compliments its mild roast making it dark, delicious and easy to drink. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Smokey BBQ Burgers, Char-Grilled Vegetables, Raspberry Chocolate Brownies
WHEAT ME IN ST. LOUIS Lemony - Airy - Refreshing
ABV: 4.6 IBU: 20
Brewed with a large proportion of wheat relative to the amount of malted barley, this all-American wheat beer is sure to please a variety of pallets. The hint of lemon grass is reminiscent of the sunshine. The airy character is refreshing and as fun as a trolley ride to the World’s Fair. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Crab Cakes, Sharp Apple and Goat Cheese Omelette, Thai Green Curries

Hurricane Series Beers

CATEGORY 1 - BELGIAN SINGLE Sweet – Dry – Medalist
ABV: 5.5
A silver medalist at the 2016 Best Florida Beer awards, our Belgian Single is the first in the Big Storm “Hurricane Series.” It is pale yellow in color and pours a billowy white head. This award-winning ale is well carbonated with fruity and spicy Belgian yeast character and a floral hop aroma. Balanced and very drinkable. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Lobster, Taleggio Crustini, Orange Pound Cake
CATEGORY 2 - BELGIAN DUBBEL Rich – Malty – Mildly Spicy
ABV: 7.8
The second installment of the Big Storm “Hurricane Series,” our Dubbel features a deep reddish amber to copper in color with rich malty flavor. This best seller presents dark or dried fruit esters reminiscent of raisin, plum and dates. The dense creamy off-white head sits atop a clear and complex sweet malt flavor that generally finishes moderately dry.
Food Pairings: Washed Rind Strong Cheese, Pork and Sage Smoked Sausage, Milk Chocolate Fondue
CATEGORY 3 - BELGIAN TRIPEL Clove – Sweet Malt - Warm
ABV: 9.5
As hurricanes grow stronger with each category, so does the Big Storm Belgian series. Category 3 has a higher alcohol content and features a yellow to deep golden color, with a creamy white head. Citrusy esters are present with a slight note of banana, as the beer laces the glass. Our Tripel has become a fan favorite due to the somewhat spicy, dry, ale with a firm malt flavor and higher hop bitterness. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Baked Brie, Roast Turkey, Banana Foster
CATEGORY 4 - BELGIAN QUADRUPEL Brown Sugar – Caramel – Earthy Deep
ABV: 11.6
The highlight of this Belgian Quadrupel is a rich malty presence with satisfying impressions of dark fruits, such as plums, dates and raisins. Characterized by its reddish amber color, this Belgian Quad has a 10.6% ABV with complex malt flavors and yeast esters leaving the Belgian fan with a warm satisfying experience. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: Cornish Game Hen, Aged Gouda Grilled Cheese, Rice Pudding
CATEGORY 5 - BELGIAN QUINTUPEL Vanilla honey · Hints of Tropical Fruit · Intriguing
ABV: 15
This extraordinary Belgian Quintuple pours a stunning golden copper with a thin head that quickly dissipates. This beer was aged in French and Hungarian white oak Chardonnay barrels and has an aroma and notes of honey, vanilla, oak and liqueur with subtle hints of banana and clove. Belgian fans will relish this stunning sweet and smooth strong ale with mouth coating presence and a touch of alcohol in its finish. Taproom exclusive.
Food Pairings: A Designated Driver
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