WAB CUSTOM BREWS
BREWED IN HOUSE BY OUR OWN CHRIS COBURN.
$5 / pint
WOODWARD AVENUE BLONDE
SMOOTH / FRESH / BEER FLAVORED
5.0% abv. 21 ibu.
Our take on the classic, yellow, light-bodied, mildly-hopped ale. Perfect for working on the motorcycle or crushing video games or after work, or whenever, really.
$5 / pint
PASSENGER - PORTER
BIG BODY / COFFEE / DARK CHOCOLATE
6.0% abv. 37 ibu.
This classic porter is robust and velvety, with hints of chocolate, coffee and toffee.
$7 / tulip
CITRANAUT - DOUBLE IPA
MEDIUM BODY / CITRUS / MALTY
8.3% abv. 99 ibu.
A ridiculous amount of Citra hops bring to life an unstoppable hop aroma, a powerful malt body, and amazing tropical fruit notes in the form of our brand new CITRANAUT!
$6 / pint
DETROIT MAIDEN - INDIA PALE ALE
MEDIUM BODY / SMOOTH / CITRUS
6.9% abv. 66 ibu.
Our IPA has a strong hoppy aroma with a light citrus taste and a clean malt finish. Featuring heavy additions of Michigan grown Columbus hops (Hop Head Farms), Cascade hops (Top Hops Farm), and 2-Row malt (Pilot Malt House). Drink Local!
$6 / pint
SARATOGA - AMERICAN PALE ALE
LIGHT BODY / CRISP / GRAPEFRUIT
5.5% abv. 32 ibu.
A light bodied pale ale. Centennial hops add a mild bitterness, while Cascade hops provide a floral aroma and crisp grapefruit finish.
$5 / pint
BANSHEE QUEEN - DRY STOUT
MEDIUM BODY / ROAST + COFFEE / DRY
4.7% abv. 42 ibu.
A traditional dry stout - light and silky, with a welcoming hints of coffee and a refreshing, roasty finish.
$5 / pint
WEE HORSE - HISTORIC ALE
REFRESHING / FLORAL NOTES / CRISP
4.6% abv. 40 ibu
This historic ale comes from Scottish recipe that dates back to 1885. Biscuity malt notes with hints of sweet pomme fruit. Mouth watering bitterness. Elegant, with a crisp succulent finish that is Dangerously Drinkable.
$7 / tulip
BARLEYSAURUS WRECKS - BARLEY WINE ALE
BIG / MALTY / RICH / BOOZY
12.3% abv. 44 ibu.
Our 2018 Barley Wine is a rich, full-bodied, malty beer with notes of caramel and dried fruit. The 12.3% ABV may seem monstrous, but get to know Barleysaurus and you'll discover that he's a playful giant.
$7 / flight
Five Beer SAMPLER
Can't make up your mind? Want to get the most out of your WAB experience? Get a 4oz serving of any five our our beers.
HAND SELECTED TO COMPLEMENT OUR IN HOUSE BEERS
$6 / PINT
STARCUT - PULSAR
SEMI-DRY HARD CIDER
Here is the graveyard of sold out favorites of WAB's recent past.
A doppelbock lager with multiple caramel and munich malts. Noticeable sweetness with hints of raisin & chocolate. Bittered with Noble Hops. 7.1% ABV / 28 IBUs
BURKE'S MAPLE BROWN
Roasted malts & New Zealand Green Bullet hops deliver a rich, coffee flavor & mild sweetness from pure maple syrup. Nitrogen dispensed. 5.8% ABV / 4.2 IBUs
BLUE RAJA 2014
Michigan Imperial IPA brewed with Michigan-grown malt & hops. Amber color, powerful hop aroma & bitterness from chinook hops. 9.0% ABV / 85 IBUs
BLUE RAJA 2015
Michigan Imperial IPA brewed with Michigan-grown malt & hops. Deep amber in color, powerful hop aroma & bitterness from massive chinook hops additions. Noticeably strong bougquet with light, refreshing malt body. 9.2% ABV / 85 IBUs.
BIG IRISH RED
An amber session ale featuring genuine Irish malt from the Emerald Isle. UK Northdown hops lend contrasting bitterness against pronounced caramel malt flavors. 6.2% ABV / 35 IBUs
G.D. IRISH STOUT
A dry Irish stout brewed with malts from County Cork, Ireland. Roasted barley and black malt provide black color and burnt flavors while Challenger hops provide prominent bitterness. Nitrogen dispensed for unrivaled smoothness. 5.3% ABV / 42 IBUs
GLUTEN FREE YOUR MIND (& YOUR ASS WILL FOLLOW) SESSION IPA
This gluten-free beer has a light malt body from white sorghum, brown rice syrup and amber Belgian candy sugar. Bittered with Horizon hops, it has a solid bitterness and citrusy finish. 6.0% ABV / 45 IBUs
DIRTY LITTLE SECRET
A special collaboration beer with 89X’s Cal & Co, this rich malt-forward maibock-style amber lager has generous amounts of German crystal malts and is bittered with the fabled Mittelfruh hop. 6.1 abv / 28 IBUs
WHISKEY ALPHA BRAVO
A luxurious Irish stout aged in oak bourbon barrels from Detroit City Distillery. She offers up powerful bourbon aroma and flavor that combine with hints of oak, coffee and licorice. This is a small batch beer and will sell out quickly. 5.3 abv / 42 IBUs
This baby is a marvelously approachable fresh hop session IPA that has been mash-hopped, first wort-hopped, generously fresh-hopped, and liberally dry-hopped with Michigan grown Magnum hops from Belleville Hops. 5.2 abv / 45 IBUs
Oktoberfest style ale with heavy additions of Munich, Vienna and Crystal malt that gives a toasted bread-like flavor and Hersbrucker hops for a classic hop bitterness. 5.0% ABV / 35 IBUs.
2016 Gourdzilla Pumpkin IPA
An ale brewed with pale and amber malts, Chinook hops, pumpkin flesh (150 pounds!), and spices to accentuate the pumpkin. Gourdzilla is dry-hopped with Michigan Copper and Sorachi Ace hops for a floral aroma. 8% ABV / 80 IBUs
A rich medium-bodied lager. Amber in color and malt-forward. Nitrogen dispensed for unrivaled smoothness.. 5.5 ABV / 28 IBUs
our custom porter flavored w/ pure vanilla. 5.2% ABV / 43 IBUs
NITRO Copper Amber
Amber ale brewed with Michigan Malt and Michigan Copper Hops. Caramel notes and tropical fruit aromas prevail. 5.5 ABV / 28 IBUs
Our classic custom blonde ale with the aromatic sweetness and flavor of raspberries. 5.0% ABV / 16 IBUs
CZECH ENGINE PILSNER
A refreshing, true-to-stle pilsner with mild bitter after-tones from Saaz hops. Czech malt provides a classic malt body. 5.0% ABV / 20 IBUs
dark ale, roasted malts and a hoppy finish. 5.2% ABV / 43 IBUs
SMOKED HONEY IMPERIAL BLONDE
An imperial blonde ale made with 50 pounds of house-smoked honey. This easy-drinking powerhouse finishes with a mild honey sweetness and light smoke flavor. 7.3% ABV / 19 IBUs
BANSHEE QUEEN DRY STOUT
Light and silky, with refreshing hints of roasted chocolate and coffee. Served on Nitro. 4.7% ABV / 42 IBUs
Our brewer collaborated with his former colleagues at Greenbush Brewing, (Sawyer, MI) to create this historical brew. This traditional German lagered ale’s flavor comes mostly from the yeast, backed by a strong malt profile and finishing with a pleasant bitterness. Best when paired with good friends. PROST! 6.4% ABV / 50 IBUs
VALENTINE DISTILLING BOURBON BARREL-AGED SMOKED HONEY IMPERIAL BLONDE ALE
No description necessary on this one. Limited Release! 7.1% ABV / 21 IBUs
CROSSROADS BARREL-AGED BELGIAN
Brewed at Liberty Streety Brewing Company, our latest collaboration beer is a complex, golden belgian-style ale that was barrel aged in Two James bourbon barrels. 8.0% ABV / 30 IBUs
MUDDER’S MILK STOUT 2016-2017
This creamy stout was brewed with Lactose and copious amounts of flaked oats and Barley to create a smooth, balanced, decadent flavor. A delightful dark ale that will keep you warm and happy all winter.5.8% ABV / 25 IBUs
CHERRY CORDIAL STOUT
Our winter stout, brewed with Belgian Dark Chocolate, Cherries, Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans and Lactose to create a full bodied, silky chocolate stout with a tantalizing hint of cherry. 6.0% ABV / 25 IBUs
GHOST TOWN - ESB
DRAFT Magazine stated that if Woodward Avenue Brewers hadn't opened "in 1997, Ferndale would probably still be a ghost town". This is our personal "cheers" to the wonderful city. Traditional British Pale Ale made with British malt, hops and yeast. Low carbonation and medium malt body gives way to a round feel, backing the hop bitterness. 5.8% ABV / 35 IBUs
BRINDLE LOVE - BROWN ALE
Our malt forward brown ale is rich and sweet with a medium body. Notes of honey, nuts, and caramel. Refreshing, flavorful, and fully suited for those cooler summer nights! 5.4% ABV / 27 IBUs
WABIVERSARY ALE - INDIA PALE ALE
This “Michigan IPA” features Michigan grown and malted barley, Michigan grown Magnum, Columbus and Empire hops as well as a Michigan indigenous yeast strain harvested from the shores of Lake Superior. Medium body. Spice and phenols similar to a Belgian ale from the yeast strain. Hop Profile: Spicy, earthy, herbal, pungent with a light fruitiness. 6.9% ABV / 73 IBUs
B. WABULOUS - MICHIGAN TABLE BEER
Our Summer 2017 collaboration with B. Nektar Meadery. A Michigan table beer. Light on alcohol. Big on flavor. Quaffable in large quantities.2.8% ABV / 14 IBUs
RASPBERRY CREAM ALE
Light bodied ale that was over fermented with 250 pounds of raspberries. Tart flavor with strong aromas of fresh berries. Available on Nitro or Co2! 5.5% ABV / 21 IBUs
AGGROVATOR - TROPICAL STOUT
Inspired by the lagered stouts of the Caribbean. Full bodied, complex notes of Burnt sugar, dried fruits, spiced rum cake, espresso and chocolate with a smooth roast. Featuring an array of malts from around the world and Galaxy hops.8.0% ABV / 43 IBUs
SCHLAFESSER - HEFEWEIZEN
A traditional Bavarian Wheat beer brewed with German malt, wheat, hops, and yeast. Refreshing aromas of light clove and banana. Minimal hopping allows the underlying bready character from the wheat to shine. 5.1% ABV / 13 IBUs
RAUCHBOCK - RAUCHBIER
Our Fall 2017 collaboration with Batch Brewing Company. This smooth, malty, deep red German Bock has a subtle beechwood smoked malt flavor that drinks like sittin’ by a campfire on a brisk autumn night. 6.2% ABV / 11 IBUs
GüESEWHEEZER - NEW ENGLAND STYLE IPA
Call it a New England IPA, Double Dry Hop IPA, Juicy IPA... just don’t call it light on hops. A round pillowy mouthfeel (provided by a generous portion of wheat and oats) carries the MASSIVE mouth watering late hop and dry hop additions. Equinox, Belma, and Azzara hops create the intense aroma and flavor of dank, sweet orange, pineapple, and guava. 7.2% ABV / 65 IBUs
VANILLA BEAN MILK STOUT
Our Mudder's Milk Stout, brewed with lactose, flaked oats, barley, and vanilla beans. The result is the same decadent stout with sweet notes of vanilla. 5.8% ABV / 28 IBUs
B. WABULOUS : BONUS TRACK
A collaboration with B. Nektar Meadery. This is the original B. WABulous Table Beer aged in a Brettanomyces inoculated barrel. We’ll call this one a Table Beer Aged with Brettanomyces. Freaky, man! 3.0% ABV / IBUs.
MUDDER’S MILK STOUT 2017-2018
This creamy stout was brewed with Lactose and copious amounts of flaked oats and Barley to create a smooth, balanced, decadent flavor. A delightful dark ale that will keep you warm and happy all winter long! 5.8% ABV / 28 IBUs
ALTER EGO - STICKE ALT
A richly flavored, medium-bodied Sticke Alt style ale. This maltier, hoppier version of a traditional Altbier has a deep copper color and smooth, refreshing drinkability. A blend of German malts and an assertive hop load provide a balanced, malty flavor with spicy hop kick. 6.0% ABV / 50 IBUs.