SPICY CHILI CHEESE BOWL
7.00

A our house made chili is smoke for hours and then spiced up

CAPRESE SALAD
7.00

Roasted tomato, sliced mozzarella, basil and red onions topped with balsamic vinegar and olive oil

PULLED PORK SLIDERS
8.00

Two sliders topped with apple coleslaw served on soft roll buns

BRISKET PLATE
16.00

It doesn't get more "Texas" than our slow smoked overnight brisket.  Brisket is one of the nine beef primal cuts

CALIFORNIA MAC & CHEESE
8.00

Mac & cheese mixed with house made chili and topped with green onions

BBQ WINGS
8.00

Dry rubbed BBQ chicken wings smoked to perfection. Available in orders of 8 or 14

PRETZEL
4.00

A take on the traditional Bavarian snack we serve a classic salted soft pretzel with a side of beer mustard

JACKFRUIT
8.00

Rubbed down with our house made dry rub and then smoked to perfection this dish will please anyone looking for a meat alternative

ADDITIONAL MENU ITEMS

We offer a number of other appetizer and lunch specials available in our taproom

CAROLINA PULLED PORK NACHOS
tortilla chips topped with our signature pulled pork, house made jalapeno cheddar cheese, and green onions

OUT OF CONTROL TOTS
baked tots covered in you choice of plain, fire, or loaded toppings

BBQ SIDES
chili - coleslaw - mac & cheese

DESSERT
ice cream scoop

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FULL TIME BEERS

We have a story behind each of our handcrafted beers

MOES GOSE 3.8% ABV 16 IBU     Light Tart Salty The Leipzig Gose is a light German wheat beer that is kettle soured using Greek Yogurt and it’s salty flavor comes from the bay salt added in the boil.  Later this beer is Dry hopped with fresh crushed coriander.  This beer is lightly hopped and has a bright finish

MOES GOSE

3.8% ABV 16 IBU    

Light Tart Salty

The Leipzig Gose is a light German wheat beer that is kettle soured using Greek Yogurt and it’s salty flavor comes from the bay salt added in the boil.  Later this beer is Dry hopped with fresh crushed coriander.  This beer is lightly hopped and has a bright finish

SOUTH CITY BROWN 5.6% ABV 36 IBU Nutty Caramel Earthy South City Brown is a flavorful, malt-focused beer with hints of nuttiness, biscuit, and caramel. This brown ale has earthy Kent Goldings hops to help balance the malt sweetness

SOUTH CITY BROWN

5.6% ABV 36 IBU

Nutty Caramel Earthy

South City Brown is a flavorful, malt-focused beer with hints of nuttiness, biscuit, and caramel. This brown ale has earthy Kent Goldings hops to help balance the malt sweetness

415 FOG 5.6% ABV 44 IBU Crisp Caramel Hoppy Our California Common Beer is a unique 100% American style lager. It's usually brewed with a special strain of lager yeast that works better at warmer temperatures. This beer has a crisp hoppiness that will not linger

415 FOG

5.6% ABV 44 IBU

Crisp Caramel Hoppy

Our California Common Beer is a unique 100% American style lager. It's usually brewed with a special strain of lager yeast that works better at warmer temperatures. This beer has a crisp hoppiness that will not linger

NITRO COFFEE STOUT 7.8% ABV 44 IBU Coffee Earthy Heavy Chocolate This beer may just become your new favorite breakfast drink.  Expect heavy chocolate and coffee flavors in the malt and balanced with the East Kent Goldings hops to bring out those earthy tones in the chocolate.  The dominant flavor here is the coffee where a half gallon per barrel of cold brewed coffee is added at conditioning to make this beer perfect with bacon and eggs  

NITRO COFFEE STOUT

7.8% ABV 44 IBU

Coffee Earthy Heavy Chocolate

This beer may just become your new favorite breakfast drink.  Expect heavy chocolate and coffee flavors in the malt and balanced with the East Kent Goldings hops to bring out those earthy tones in the chocolate.  The dominant flavor here is the coffee where a half gallon per barrel of cold brewed coffee is added at conditioning to make this beer perfect with bacon and eggs
 

PART TIME BEERS

We have a handcrafted beer for every season

OAT OF IDEAS OATMEAL PORTER 6.5% ABV 42 IBU

OAT OF IDEAS OATMEAL PORTER

6.5% ABV 42 IBU

HOT FUZZ ESB 6.5% ABV 55 IBU

HOT FUZZ ESB

6.5% ABV 55 IBU

OKTOBERFEST 6.5% ABV 28 IBU An amber lager brewed to extra frothy and cling to your glass.  Its German noble hops and toasty malt flavor give it the crisp clean flavor you've been waiting all year to drink again.

OKTOBERFEST

6.5% ABV 28 IBU

An amber lager brewed to extra frothy and cling to your glass.  Its German noble hops and toasty malt flavor give it the crisp clean flavor you've been waiting all year to drink again.

DUNKELWEIZEN 5.8% ABV 22 IBU This dunkelweizen is a dark wheat beer, deliciously complex and tastes like biting into a slice of freshly baked banana bread. Skipping linch for more beer never tasted so good.  

DUNKELWEIZEN

5.8% ABV 22 IBU

This dunkelweizen is a dark wheat beer, deliciously complex and tastes like biting into a slice of freshly baked banana bread. Skipping linch for more beer never tasted so good.

 

FORMER BEERS

Look for these seasonal beers to return again at a future date

BLACK IPA 7.2% ABV 70 IBU Coffee Lemon Dill The Black IPA is a robust IPA with coffee notes, think herbal Lebonese coffee, dur to the Carafa lll malts used.  The Cascade and Centennial gives it a citrus like hop aroma, but the star in this beer is the Sorachi Ace.  Sorachi Ace is a Japanese variety that accentuates the herbal notes of the Carafa malts, but then gives a definite punch of lemon and dill in the flavor and aroma side of the hop profile  

BLACK IPA

7.2% ABV 70 IBU

Coffee Lemon Dill

The Black IPA is a robust IPA with coffee notes, think herbal Lebonese coffee, dur to the Carafa lll malts used.  The Cascade and Centennial gives it a citrus like hop aroma, but the star in this beer is the Sorachi Ace.  Sorachi Ace is a Japanese variety that accentuates the herbal notes of the Carafa malts, but then gives a definite punch of lemon and dill in the flavor and aroma side of the hop profile

 

BELGIAN BLOND 7.0% ABV 25 IBU Fruity Slightly Sweet Dry Finish The Belgian Blond Ale is a recent innovation of the older Belgian Strong Ale style. It was designed to appeal to European Pilsner drinkers and has a moderate strength but retains some Belgian complexity

BELGIAN BLOND

7.0% ABV 25 IBU

Fruity Slightly Sweet Dry Finish

The Belgian Blond Ale is a recent innovation of the older Belgian Strong Ale style. It was designed to appeal to European Pilsner drinkers and has a moderate strength but retains some Belgian complexity

IMPERIAL IRISH RED 6.5% ABV 28 IBU Raisin Earthy Roasted A close cousin of the traditional Irish Red Ale, the Imperial Red is just a bit bigger.  This beer starts with a full raisin sweetness due to the heavy use of dark crystal malts but is balanced with the earthy UK Goldings hops.  Thanks to the light-handed use of roasted barley, the finish of this beer will leave your palate dry like roasted almonds

IMPERIAL IRISH RED

6.5% ABV 28 IBU

Raisin Earthy Roasted

A close cousin of the traditional Irish Red Ale, the Imperial Red is just a bit bigger.  This beer starts with a full raisin sweetness due to the heavy use of dark crystal malts but is balanced with the earthy UK Goldings hops.  Thanks to the light-handed use of roasted barley, the finish of this beer will leave your palate dry like roasted almonds

WHITE IPA 6.0% ABV 65 IBU Banana & Clove, Floral, Fruity Notes Our White IPA is a hoppy, fruit bomb of a hefe.  This beer is brewed as a hefewezen with the natural yeast flavors of banana clove from a warm fermentation.  After fermentation, this beer was run through a bed of fresh cracked coriander and bitter orange peel to heighten its floral and bright fruity notes.  Nugget, Cascade and Cenennial were added on the hot side, this beer is highlighted by a new hop out of Wisconsin fresh on the scene called SkyRocket.  This hop packs a huge tropical fruit flavor sure to tie in with the bitter orange peel and banana notes from the yeast

WHITE IPA

6.0% ABV 65 IBU

Banana & Clove, Floral, Fruity Notes

Our White IPA is a hoppy, fruit bomb of a hefe.  This beer is brewed as a hefewezen with the natural yeast flavors of banana clove from a warm fermentation.  After fermentation, this beer was run through a bed of fresh cracked coriander and bitter orange peel to heighten its floral and bright fruity notes.  Nugget, Cascade and Cenennial were added on the hot side, this beer is highlighted by a new hop out of Wisconsin fresh on the scene called SkyRocket.  This hop packs a huge tropical fruit flavor sure to tie in with the bitter orange peel and banana notes from the yeast

J. Kali Kolsch 5.1% ABV 26 IBU Light Hoppy Crisp This beer was first made in Koln or Cologne Germany. This beer is top fermented beer that has a bright straw yellow color. Clean and crisp with a bit of mineral flavors coming from the water and pilsen malts. This lager is clean on the pallet with a touch of German noble hops that gives it a clean hop bite

J. Kali Kolsch

5.1% ABV 26 IBU

Light Hoppy Crisp

This beer was first made in Koln or Cologne Germany. This beer is top fermented beer that has a bright straw yellow color. Clean and crisp with a bit of mineral flavors coming from the water and pilsen malts. This lager is clean on the pallet with a touch of German noble hops that gives it a clean hop bite

Passion Fruit IPA 6.5% ABV 60 IBU Fruit Hoppy Balanced There's only one way to describe our Passion Fruit IPA, "Aloha!" The Hawaiian word for love, affection, and peace are all words that you will feel when drinking one of our most popular part time beers. Made with passion fruit puree and tea you should both taste and smell the passion fruit with each sip.  Not too sweet, this IPA is perfect for a warm summer day

Passion Fruit IPA

6.5% ABV 60 IBU

Fruit Hoppy Balanced

There's only one way to describe our Passion Fruit IPA, "Aloha!" The Hawaiian word for love, affection, and peace are all words that you will feel when drinking one of our most popular part time beers.

Made with passion fruit puree and tea you should both taste and smell the passion fruit with each sip.  Not too sweet, this IPA is perfect for a warm summer day

Roggenbier 5.5% ABV 22IBU Hoppy Dry Rye Malt This rye malt beer will not disappoint.  The roggenbier style originated in Bavaria, in Southern Germany and is brewed with a similar type of yeast as a German Hefeweizen resulting in a similar light, dry taste    

Roggenbier

5.5% ABV 22IBU

Hoppy Dry Rye Malt

This rye malt beer will not disappoint.  The roggenbier style originated in Bavaria, in Southern Germany and is brewed with a similar type of yeast as a German Hefeweizen resulting in a similar light, dry taste

 

 

A Beer for All Saisons 6.5% ABV 32 IBU Dry Farm House Refreshing Saison has a dry finish with fruity esters and peppery phenolic notes from fermentation occasionally fortified by an eclectic mix of herbs and spices  

A Beer for All Saisons

6.5% ABV 32 IBU

Dry Farm House Refreshing

Saison has a dry finish with fruity esters and peppery phenolic notes from fermentation occasionally fortified by an eclectic mix of herbs and spices

 

English IPA 6.5% ABV 60 IBU Earthy Biscuit Hoppy The English IPA is the original pale ale with lots of nice earthy hop flavor and aroma coming from the late hop and dry hop additions of East Kent Golding Hops. The Marris Otter malts originate from one of the last independently owned malt houses in the UK which gives it a really nice biscuity malt backbone

English IPA

6.5% ABV 60 IBU

Earthy Biscuit Hoppy

The English IPA is the original pale ale with lots of nice earthy hop flavor and aroma coming from the late hop and dry hop additions of East Kent Golding Hops. The Marris Otter malts originate from one of the last independently owned malt houses in the UK which gives it a really nice biscuity malt backbone

Irish Muscle 6.5% ABV 34 IBU Sweet Toasty Dry Finish A malty Red Ale with a toasty and dry finish.  The history of this beer is limited, however there is a brief mention of “red ales” in a Irish poem dated back to the 8th or 9th century

Irish Muscle

6.5% ABV 34 IBU

Sweet Toasty Dry Finish

A malty Red Ale with a toasty and dry finish.  The history of this beer is limited, however there is a brief mention of “red ales” in a Irish poem dated back to the 8th or 9th century

WIT THA FUNK 5.6% ABV 20 IBU Coriander Floral Earthy This Belgian style ale is a summertime favorite. The heavy use of wheat malt gives this beer a cloudiness but the oats give it a silky smoothness. The witbier pairs so well with summer with the floral notes from the coriander. This beer has a nice floral/earthy flavor as well

WIT THA FUNK

5.6% ABV 20 IBU

Coriander Floral Earthy

This Belgian style ale is a summertime favorite. The heavy use of wheat malt gives this beer a cloudiness but the oats give it a silky smoothness. The witbier pairs so well with summer with the floral notes from the coriander. This beer has a nice floral/earthy flavor as well

TAPROOM AT 415 GRAND AVE

       If you love great tasting beers and a fun atmosphere then look no further, because Armstrong Brewing Co. in SSF is the spot to enjoy both!  We’re located in the cellar of a historical downtown building across from SSF City Hall.  We have 12 taps that serve house & guest beers perfect to enjoy with friends or a large group.  Our taproom was designed to make you feel right at home.  For those who prefer something else to drink we also have cider, wine, and soft drinks available.  Our unique open floor plan providing patrons with an unobstructed view of the brewing process.  We offer community oriented seating layouts that includes a bar, barrels, and community style seating.  On vacation? We are just a few minutes away from SFO International Airport and local hotels in the area

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Call (650) 989–8447 Mon-Tue 3:00pm-9pm, Wed-Thur 11:30am-10:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-11:00p, Sun Closed