Stormcloud Beer On Tap
Updated March 1, 2017
Rainmaker Ale ✱
Our flagship beer. A classic Belgian Pale Ale with malt and hops balanced squarely in the middle. Goes great with everything on our menu. Bronze Medal winner in the 2014 Great American Beer Festival competition, Belgian-Style Blonde Ale or Pale Ale category. Brewed with northern Michigan grown hops. 6% ABV. 22 IBU. 16oz pour.
A Belgian Blonde. A light beer with low malt and low hop flavor. Light beer drinkers start here. 5.5% ABV. 18 IBU. 16oz pour.
B., Sirius Belgian Dubbel
A traditional Belgian Dubbel. Malty, amber and raisiny. 7.6% ABV. 20 IBU. 12oz pour.
The Farthest Shore
A traditional Belgian Dark Strong. This dark ale is light-bodied and high alcohol. Limit of two. 10.5% ABV. 24 IBU. 12oz pour.
Whiled Away® IPA
A Belgian IPA brewed with Cascade, Centennial, and Chinook hops. 6.3% ABV. 60 IBU. 16oz pour.
Thirty-One Planes Imperial IPA - Plane 11 ✱
An ongoing hop experiment with our Beach Buddha Imperial IPA. Plane 11 is brewed with Centennial, Citra, Columbus, Simcoe, and northern Michigan grown Amarillo hops. 8% ABV. 100 IBU. 12oz pour.
The Nightswimmer ✱
A Belgian Stout, as smooth and dark as swimming in Lake Michigan on a moonless night. Brewed with northern Michigan grown hops. 8% ABV. 40 IBU. 12oz pour.
7 Spot Amber Ale
Crisp, hopped amber ale with strong malt backbone. Named after Frankfort’s 7 Spot Bar & Grille, which was located where our pub stands today. 6% ABV. 30 IBU. 16oz pour.
The Velvet Mullet ✱✱✱
A smooth Belgo-American Brown Ale that's all business up front and party in the back. The Mullet, of course, wears a little bit of smoke and a hint of sweetness with minimal hop bitterness and mellow maltiness. 4.2% ABV. 21 IBU. 16oz pour.
Leelanau Pale Ale - Michigan Copper ✱✱✱
Brewing exploration with local hops. We use the same base recipe and a different single hop grown on (or very near) the Leelanau Peninsula (lower Michigan's pinky finger). Currently hopped with Michigan Copper hops from MI Local in Williamsburg. 7% ABV. 50 IBU. 16oz pour.
Hey! I'm Special!
Dark & Stormcloudy Series - Ea and the Goddess
A Belgian Dark Strong Ale brewed with ingredients inspired by the Last Supper: Roasted Pistachios, Roasted Walnuts, Raisins, Dates, Cinnamon, Nutmeg and Ginger. Inspired by and brewed to pair with "The Brand New Testament," the final film in our 4th Annual Dark & Stormcloudy Film and Beer Series with Frankfort's Garden Theater. 8.4 ABV. 24 IBU. 12oz pour.
Dark & Stormcloudy Series - Sonja
A light-bodied dark ale brewed with cocoa nibs and raspberries. Brewed to pair with "A Man Called Ove" - the February film in our Dark & Stormcloudy Film & Beer Series. 6% ABV. 27 IBU. 12oz pour.
Barrel-Soured Pumpkin Tripel ✱✱✱
A Belgian Tripel brewed with 150 pounds of Michigan pumpkins, 30 pounds of local honey, and 100% northern Michigan grown Glacier hops, then soured in a Bourbon Barrel. 7.25% ABV. 24 IBU. 12oz pour.
Oh! You Pretty Things
A non-traditional Belgian Tripel brewed in collaboration with Right Brain Brewery of Traverse City. We put a spin on tradition by hopping the typically low-hopped Tripel with a new hop variety from the Pacific NorthWest. The Lemondrop hop brings golden rays of mild, citrus hops to wake up the more traditional yeasty tripel. 8.25% ABV. 40 IBU. 12oz pour.
Saison du Stormcloud
Our seasonal dark Saison returns. Brewed with dark malt, this deceptively dark Saison is light and tangy with yeast derived notes of dark fruit. 6.5% ABV. 25 IBU. 16oz pour.
Gerald’s Talking Dog ✱✱✱
A rye based Belgian Dubbel fermented with a blend of Michigan sweet and tart cherries. Gerald's dog loves cherries. They’re all he talks about. 7.8% ABV. 22 IBU. 12oz pour.
✱ Brewed with Northern Michigan Grown Hops
✱✱✱ Brewed with 100% Northern Michigan Hops
Mead & Cider
Weathered and Hard Cider
Made from a blend of 14 Michigan grown apple varieties. Produced and bottled exclusively for Stormcloud by Left Foot Charley in Traverse City. 6% ABV. 500ml bottle.
We've run dry but we'll flow again soon or next season.
A traditional Belgian Tripel. Light colored with spicy yeast flavor. 8.5% ABV. 25 IBU. 12oz pour. Scheduled Release Date: ASAP.
Fun Guv'nr ✱
A Black IPA. And, yes, there really is a Fun Guv'nr - his name is Fred. Brewed with northern Michigan grown hops. 6.5% ABV. 70 IBU. 16oz pour. Scheduled Release Date: Sooner than later.
Another Day, Another Apocalypse ✱
A traditional Belgian Golden Strong. Light malt. Light hops. High alcohol. Limit of two. Brewed with 50% locally grown Empire hops. 9% ABV. 30 IBU. 12oz pour. Scheduled Release Date: Spring 2017.
Goodnight, Porter ✱
A chocolate and hazelnut coffee porter. Brewed with beans from Roaster Jack Coffee Co. in Traverse City and northern Michigan grown hops. 6.7% ABV. 26 IBU. 16oz pour. Scheduled Release Date: Spring 2017.