Lion's Tail Brewery Co. & Tap Room

116 S. Commercial St.
Neenah, WI 54956

Our Beers

Our taproom will feature 12 beers on draught including the following lineup made right here in our brewery, along with several guest taps featuring other great beers from our region.

Kula Wheat ~ Golden Ale with Pineapple

Kula Wheat ~ Golden Ale with Pineapple

Kula (Hawaiian for “Golden”) perfectly describes our American Wheat Ale.  Crisp and refreshing, this golden wheat is lightly hopped with Wisconsin Tettnanger and fermented with 125 fresh, ripe pineapples for a well-balanced yet interesting twist. Kula Wheat makes a perfect pairing with a pizza made in Broken Tree’s wood-fired oven and delivered straight to you in our taproom.  Cheers!

ABV: 5.6%       IBU: 17       Hops: Tettnanger

Quicksand – Oatmeal Brown Sugar Stout

Quicksand – Oatmeal Brown Sugar Stout

When we first brewed this beer, we stuck a thermometer in the mash to measure the temp and with all the oatmeal- the mash was so thick that the thermometer didn’t sink- it stuck straight up. A minute later when we weren’t looking the mash swallowed the thermometer up like Quicksand and the name was born (luckily it wasn’t a mercury thermometer!)  Bold flavors of sweet brown sugar & rich dark roasted barley.  A huge dose of toasted, flaked oats give this beer its velvety-smooth finish. 6.7% abv

“Mile of Munich” Dunkel

“Mile of Munich” Dunkel

Smooth, light, and malty, this German-style lager is loaded with Munich malt and rounded out with specialty roasted malts giving it the characteristic dark color and mild toastiness. This beer has helped convert a lot of people who thought they hated “dark beer”!

“Boundary Waters” Canadian-Style Lager

“Boundary Waters” Canadian-Style Lager

Crisp, clean, and refreshingly nostalgic- Boundary Waters Lager rides the Canadian border with a soft malt sweetness and a perfectly balanced crispy noble hop finish. This style of lager is unique in that it relies on Canadian Brewers’ maltose (and not rice or corn) to deliver clean, smooth body without being overly malty. 5.0% abv

Grapefruit Hefeweizen

Grapefruit Hefeweizen

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Bavarian-style Session Hefeweizen with a big Ruby Red Grapefruit punch. Red & White wheat malts provide body and sweetness with slight clove notes from our German Hefeweizen yeast strain.  The light sweetness on the front is met quickly with big grapefruit citrus with very light citrus zest bitterness on the finish.  Pair this beer with summer salads, creamy cheeses, rich and savory desserts, particularly chocolate.    3.5% abv      9 ibu

#90 Red – Vienna Lager

#90 Red – Vienna Lager

Exceptionally smooth & malty with a rich toasty sweetness. The deep red color is based on “Number 90”, the signature paint color used by Appleton’s Pierce Manufacturing on their Custom Firefighting Vehicles. This beer’s toasty body is built on to two lightly kilned Vienna Malts from Wisconsin’s Briess Malt.  Enjoy cold, and drink a toast to the dedicated heroes fighting fires!  4.7% abv  18 ibu

Royale Noir – Barrel Aged Saison

Royale Noir – Barrel Aged Saison

French-style Saison aged in French Oak Pinot Noir Barrels. The spicy saison yeast character is balanced with mild sweetness from local honey. Then after months on French Oak, Royale Noir picks up oaky richness and a slight Pinot grape acidity, with red wine fruits coming forward as the beer warms. You’ll be rewarded if you have the patience to let this beer warm a few minutes in the glass.  Available in bomber bottles only.  Next batch and draft release coming in August.

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

Lion’s Tail Oktoberfest! A harvest celebration of rich malty and toasty flavors from 2 specialty Munich malts, lightly kilned Vienna malt, and European-style Pilsner malt.  Marzen-style lager brewed in accordance with the German Purity Law. 5.7% abv

Juice Cloud – New England IPA

Juice Cloud – New England IPA

Bursting with American Citra hops, “Juice Cloud” is a hazy, deliciously juicy New-England Style IPA filled with flavors and aromas of passion fruit, melon, grapefruit, lime, and citrus juices. A soft, pillowy, cloud-like mouthfeel and minimal bitterness will invite you enjoy another; not coat your tongue with resin as some IPA’s can. The flavor and juicy haze are a bit misleading… there is no juice or additives in this beer other than water, malt, oats, yeast, and hops! Recent award-winner at the Wisconsin IPA Festival in Milwaukee. 7.0% abv

Orange is the New Black – IPA

Orange is the New Black – IPA

Black IPA… India Black Ale… Cascadian Dark… call it what you will – this is a citrusy, hoppy, very dark yet smooth ale. Although it is black in color, this beer is not roasty like you might expect. It’s orangey citrus hop flavors come from generous dry-hopping with Wisconsin Chinook and Galena- then we let the beer soak on 30 pounds of fresh California Orange Zest for that clean, citrusy finish. 7.0% abv

2017 Bourbon Trail

2017 Bourbon Trail

We brewed and started barrel-aging our 2017 Bourbon Trail Stout last winter. Now, almost a year later, it has taken on the rich character of caramelized sugars from the charred oak barrel staves and the complex sweetness of vanilla and honey from the Woodford Reserve & Heaven Hills Bourbon held inside those barrels for years. Together with the stout’s roasty base and sticky sweetness of brown sugar and molasses… this beer was made to warm your soul. 9.6% alc/vol.

Events

11/18/17

Lion’s Tail 2nd Anniversary Bash

To celebrate our 2nd Anniversary we brewed and barrel-aged a special beer, King Kula II.  A more robust version of Kula, our golden pineapple wheat ale, King Kula the 2nd has been aging for months in Cadenhead (Trinidad) Caribbean Spiced Rum barrels! We will draw winners for several raffles with some special prizes/experiences starting the Monday leading up to our Anniversary party on Saturday.  Raffle tickets are awarded for every Lion’s Tail beer you order all week with additional tickets available for sale (3 for $5). For the Saturday bash, Lion’s Tail welcomes “Taste of Ethiopia” Food Truck all day starting at noon for very interesting ethnic twists to some favorite American comfort foods!
LIVE MUSIC featuring blues/rock/funk from the Alex Wilson Band from 8pm to Midnight! Help us celebrate 2 great years and lots of great beers!

 

Our Ingredients

Malt & Grain Water Hops Yeast Locally Sourced Ingredients

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The Taproom

Beers

In addition to our featured draught beers, you’ll want to explore our can and bottle offerings including regional specialties, sours, gluten-free and non-alcoholic options, along with a few special occasion beers.  

 

Wine

We offer a carefully selected, limited menu of wines by the glass or by the bottle which change seasonally.

 

Other

Several excellent craft sodas & bottled water are available as well.

 

BYOF

The taproom has a “Bring Your Own Food” policy.  We invite you to order deliveries or bring in carry-out from one of Neenah’s many excellent restaurants to enjoy in the taproom.  

 

Food

We partner with 2 excellent Neenah Restaurants which deliver directly to you in our taproom: Broken Tree Pizza and The Ground Round. We also have an artisan cheese plate, spiced nuts, chips, and free popcorn.

 

Gift Cards

The perfect gift for a beer lover, gift cards are available for any amount in the taproom.

 

Store

Lion’s Tail apparel and gift items are on display in the taproom and available for purchase.

 

Private Events

Our 700 square foot lounge and our exclusive vault are both available for private events, large or small.  To make a reservation or for more information please send an email to info@lionstailbrewing.com.  

 

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Location

116 S. Commercial St.
Neenah, WI 54956

Taproom Hours:

Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs: 3 to 10pm

Friday: 3 to midnight

Saturday: Noon to midnight

Sunday:  closed

 

Phone

(920) 215-6443

Email

info@lionstailbrewing.com