An Intro to Our Craft Brew

We've been fully open and brewing for not quite a month now and have a fine lineup of our own craft beers on tap. Our beer is brewed right here at our facility in Mount Vernon, Iowa. We thought we'd run through a quick intro of our current lineup! Penny Scraper Kölsch The Penny Scraper is a German Kölsch style beer. It's our lightest brew, crisp, and very refreshing. At about 25 IBU, it's light on bitterness (hoppiness) and an easy drinker. If you're not normally a craft beer fan or prefer light beers, we challenge you to try our Penny Scraper Kölsch! Solden Soul The Solden Soul Belgian Blonde is easy-drinking, with a low but pleasing hop bitterness. It's a light-bodied ale, with a low malt aroma that has a spiced and slight pear/fruity character. Medium in sweetness, it's not as bitter as Belgian-style tripels or golden strong ales. Overall, the Solden Soul has the perfect balance between light sweetness, spice and low to medium fruity flavors. (Approx. ABV 7.4%) Plow...
Read More
Beer on Tap: Exciting Big’s BBQ & Brew Pub Updates!

Beer on Tap: Exciting Big’s BBQ & Brew Pub Updates!

Dining, catering... and BEER! Oh my! Folks, our dining room is now open and we're fully ready to serve! So, bring in your family and friends and dine in! We are still offering catering and to-go orders. Have an upcoming wedding, birthday, or summer reunion? Pitmaster Phil will gladly walk through your food planning with you and let you know about catering discount pricing. If you simply enjoyed the ease of picking up dinner for the evening, our full menu is now available, feel free to still give us a call. Beer Now Available! While we had originally anticipated a fall opening for our microbrewery, we're pleased to announce that things have been rolling right along and we now have our own craft brew available ON TAP! That's right! The beer is a-flowin, folks, made right here at Big's! If you're a craft beer lover, be sure to add Big's to your craft beer tour! Chat with our owner/brewmaster Aaron to get the scoop on...
Read More