Muskellunge Brewing Company Beer List

At Muskellunge Brewing Company, we love fish! We love their brilliant design as underwater creatures, and we love each species’ unique aesthetic. We also love beer, so we have named each of our beers in honor of a specific species of freshwater fish; each with a personality of its own.

All the fish in the Pond

Spring Seasonal
Summer Seasonal
Fall Seasonal
Winter Seasonal

** The Lagers**

Deer Creek American Pilsner

This is authentic American Pilsner is brewed using 100% 6-row malt and a bulk load of real corn. Hallertau and Saaz hops balance the flavor profile and deliver and light and refreshing beer.

ABV Range: 4-5% | IBU: 20

Bluegill German Pilsner

This true German Pilsner is made with 100% Pilsner malt from West Branch Malts.  Ingredients follow the Reinheitsgebot laws of 1516.  This beer’s crisp finish makes it a very refreshing.

ABV Range: 5-6% | IBU: 20

Tam O’Shanter Dortmunder

A collaboration with Stark Parks in honor of the Tam O’Shanter Park trails, this brew (with its beautiful golden color) features Pilsner, Munich, and Vienna malts from West Branch Malts. This style is defined by its balance between malt and hops.

ABV Range:  5.5-6% | IBU: 25

Judy’s Buck (Traditional Bock) 

Awarded a bronze medal at the
2020 US Open Beer Championship
Bock Category

A Traditional Bock beer composed of four different malts and a combination of Tettnang and Czech Saaz Hops.  Let’s celebrate Spring with this delicious beer.

ABV Range: 5-6% |  IBU: 20

Shovelhead Smoked Bock 

Using a mixture of Oak, Beechwood, Cherrywood, and Peat smoked malts, this smoked Bock beer has a complex and smokey flavor.

ABV Range: 6-7% |  IBU: 20

Orangespotted Helles Bock 

Our Helles bock is a pale, malty lager composed of Pilsner, Munich, and Vienna malts and Hallertau hops.  It is the perfect beer to welcome the spring.

ABV Range: 6-7% |  IBU: 20

Sippo Lake Vienna Lager

Named after the brewer’s favorite local lake, the Sippo Lake Vienna lager is brewed with Vienna malt from West Branch Malts. With three (3) months of lagering and a touch of Czech Saaz hops, this beer delivers an elegant, well balanced flavor.

ABV Range: 5-6% | IBU: 20

Bronzeback Oktoberfest

This traditional Oktoberfest was fermented and lagered over the summer months to create a toasty malt flavor balanced with floral hops and medium body.

ABV Range: 5-6% | IBU: 20

Striped Bass Xmas Ale

Our Christmas “Ale” is a Traditional Bock spiced with ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, among others, and nicely finished by Tettnang Hops delivering a unique and smooth after taste.  You won’t find another Xmas Ale like this!

ABV Range: 5-6% | IBU: 20

Brookie Dunklerbock

Our fourth Bock beer in the series. This bock style has a unique and flavorful malt profile from Munich and Vienna Malts and a touch of Hallertau malts.

ABV Range: 5-6% |  IBU: 20

Pacu Dopplebock

Designed to be hardy enough to sustain the fasting German monks during Lent, this beer has a malty profile that matches the German Bock Beer.  Hallertau and Tettnang hops provide an extra, balancing flavor accent.

ABV Range: 8-9% |  IBU: 20

Black Buffalo Schwartzbier 

Schwartzbier is a dark lager that originated in Germany.  The malty flavor, which hints of raisin and chocolate, is balanced with Tettnang hops.

ABV Range: 5-6% |  IBU: 20

** The India Pale Ales**

Bowfin Rye IPA

This India Pale Ale is loaded with more than 80% Canada Rye Malt, which combined with a mild bitterness and floral aftertaste, delivers a dangerously delicious IPA beer.

ABV Range: 6-7% |  IBU: 60

Tiger Musky Double IPA

This monster DIPA is made with 100% Ohio grown pilsner malt from West Branch Malts. The addition of five different hops delivers a beautifully hoppy flavor.  Awarded People’s Choice at the 2019 Hop & Harvest Festival, Evening Session.

ABV Range: 8-9% |  IBU: 60

Grass Pickerel IPA

The five hops used blends perfectly with a slight and smooth sugary aftertaste of the combination of 2-row barley, West Branch pilsner malts, and pinch of specialty grain.

ABV Range: 6-7% | IBU: 60

Firefish Goby Imperial Red IPA

This brew is a collaboration with the Canton City Fire Department for their Bicentennial Celebration.  We used 100% Caramel 15 malt from West Branch Malts and more than 15 different hops, delivering a beer with a unique malt flavor and complex hop character.

ABV Range: 8-10% | IBU: 80

TRI-21 Double New England IPA

This NEIPA comes from a Worldwide, open-ended collaboration, created to raise awareness for individuals with Down Syndrome.  This beer was made with Citra, Columbus, Centennial, Calypso, and Cashmere hops, delivering a tasty beer with slight citrus-y flavor.  A portion of proceeds from sales benefits GiGi’s Playhouse in Canton.

ABV Range: 8-10% | IBU: 0

** The Ales**

Sunfish Golden Ale

The Sunfish Golden Ale is the Kölsch’s fraternal twin. This beer has a nice finish and slight malty aftertaste which is the finger print of grain/hops bill in combination with the brewing process.

ABV Range: 4-5% | IBU: 15

Rainbow Trout Coffee Blonde

This is a collaboration beer with Carpe Diem Coffee Shop in Downtown Canton, made of 100% Pilsner Malt, and Kona Coffee. The absence of hops allows you to enjoy the rich coffee aroma and aftertaste with a light amber color.

ABV Range: 5-6% | IBU: 0

Minnow Leichtbier

Leicht in German translates to “easy” or “small”.  Our Minnow Leichtbier is made with German Pilsner, a pinch of Munich and Vienna Malts, and a decent amount of German Tettnang hops.  This bier is easy-drinking and light, yet flavorful.

ABV Range: 3-4% | IBU: 20

Walleye Kölsch

A Kölsch composed of two different grains and Saaz hops.  This beer is the “Jewel of the crown” since the grain bill was the first formulated using statistical modeling.

ABV Range: 5-6% | IBU: 20

Yellow Perch Cream Ale

Composed of two base malts, real corn, and Cascade Hops, this ale delivers a delicious and savory flavor that really teases your taste buds.

ABV Range: 5-6% |  IBU: 15

Steelhead Hefeweizen

Our Hefeweizen is proudly made with 100% Ohio grown malt from West Branch Malts, Pilsner and Wheat malts.  Combined with the classic Hefeweizen yeast, this beer will give you a nice blend of banana and clove hints in light and drinkable beer.

ABV Range: 5-6% | IBU: 20

Blue Badis Obst Gose

The Blue Badis is also known as the Chameleon Fish.  This Obst (fruit) Gose could taste very differently each time we make it.  It’s a surprise.  Contains Lactic Acid.

ABV Range: 6-7% | IBU: 20

Creek Chub Mango Gose

Awarded a Silver medal at the
2022 US Open Beer Championship
Fruit Gose

This style is defined by its sharp but refreshing sourness.  The prominent mango flavor is a wonderful compliment to the tart acidity.  Lactic Acid is added to reduce the pH.

ABV Range: 6-7% | IBU: 20

Chopa Parcha Wheat

Chopa is the slang for bluegill in Puerto Rico. A delicious fruit beer that combines white and red wheat with passion fruit pulp, delivering a unique beer and a fruity passion fruit aftertaste. The perfect beer for summer.

ABV Range: 6-7% | IBU: 15

Burbot Biére de Garde

This farmhouse ale is a strong, pale beer with toffee and caramel flavors combined with a nice, spicy and peppery backbone, delivering a beer with a smooth, malty aftertaste.

ABV Range: 6-8% | IBU: 20

Mudcat Rauchbier (German Smoked Ale)

Using a mixture of Oak, Beechwood, Cherrywood, and Peat Smoked Malts, this traditional German smoked beer has a complex, smokey flavor that you will enjoy in every sip.  Or take a 4-pack home and add it to your beer brats and sauerkraut.

ABV Range: 6-7% | IBU: 20

Braunforelle Roggenbier (German Rye Ale)

A unique beer with a fingerprint flavor profile from the combination of Rye and Munich malts and Hefeweizen yeast, delivering a nice yeast and malt aftertaste.

ABV Range: 6-7% |  IBU: 29

Pumpkinseed Pumpkin Spiced Ale

Welcome to fall.  This ale is brewed and fermented with 50 lbs of pumpkin, a mixture of spices, and Cascade Hops to balance it out, delivering to you a flavor reminiscent of pumpkin pie.

ABV Range: 5-6% | IBU: 20

Saugeye Weizenbock

This hybrid beer combines the signature specialty malts of the Traditional Bock beer with Wheat and Hefeweizen yeast, delivering a flavorful beer with a subtle banana, clove, and yeast aftertaste.

ABV Range: 6-7% |  IBU: 20

River Bream Irish Red Ale

This red ale is a perfect blend of Golden Promise and Maris Otter.  Both malts, combined with UK East Golding Hops, deliver a premium Irish Ale to celebrate St Patrick’s Day and any other day of the year.

ABV Range: 5-6% |  IBU: 20

American Eel Brown Ale

American Eel has a common name for this American Brown Ale.  The grain bill is loaded with specialty malts, including West Branch Malt Vienna malt. The unique maltiness and hop balance make this an excellent example of the style.

ABV Range: 5-6% | IBU: 20

Rock Bass Honey Nut Brown Ale

Awarded a Silver medal at the
2021 US Open Beer Championship
Honey Beer

A Brown Ale composed of 8 grains, two hops, and 15 lbs of honey, providing you a beer with a nice balance between maltiness, honey, and hop flavors.

ABV Range: 5-6% | IBU: 20

Shortnose Gar Light Wee

Light Scotch Ale made primarily by Golden Promise base grain, an authentic scotch malt.  Four specialty malts and a pitch of smoked barley, together with Golding Hops, deliver a savory traditional Scotch Ale.

ABV Range: 4-5% | IBU: 20

** The Porters & Stouts**

Goby Cherrywood Smoked Porter

Enjoy the smoked flavor and smooth aftertaste of this Porter. The overall experience is rounded out by a pitch of German Tettnang and German Perl Hops.  Great to sip with a cigar.

ABV Range: 5-6% | IBU: 15

Black Bullhead Baltic Porter

This Porter’s grain bill is composed of three base grains, a unique combination of specialty roasted barley and Saaz and Perle Hops. Fermented at 57F, the semi-lager conditions deliver a smooth flavor profile with a balanced roasty aftertaste.

ABV: 5-6% | IBU: 20

Northern Pike Robust Porter

Robust as the Northern Pike, this beer is brewed with mostly specialty and roasted malts, delivering a smooth, roasty, and sweet aftertaste.

ABV: 7.1% | IBU: 30 | SRM: 38.1

Sturgeon Russian Imperial Stout

Awarded a Gold medal at the
2020 US Open Beer Championship
British/Russian Imperial Stout

This is the ultimate beast beer, with a mass of base and specialty malts, delivering a strong and complex malty aftertaste, nicely balance with 30 IBU of hops.  Very smooth stout.  Beware of the beast.

ABV: 12-13% |  IBU: 30

Black Crappie Oatmeal Coffee Stout

With a heap of coffee malt, a generous helping of oatmeal and a the addition of local Carpe Diem coffee, this beer provides an unmistakable coffee flavor, and deep, rich color. Savor. Drink. Enjoy.

ABV: 6-7% |  IBU: 20