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Summertime Thirst Quenchers

Public House Brewing Company has several new beers to enjoy during the warmer days that lie ahead. Learn more about how you can quench your thirst during the summer season with the limited selection of craft beers below.

Mango Elusive IPA

This India Pale Ale is a variation of our beloved, year-round beer Elusive IPA. The Public House Brew Crew thought it would be fun to offer up a fruited IPA and it made sense to add mango to the citrus flavors and aromas of Elusive.

After doing a couple of 5-gallon batches, there was a decision to be made about when and where to add the mango fruit to the beer during the brewing process. The two test batches were released at the Rolla Research & Development Brewpub and we asked our customers to fill out a survey to give us precious feedback. We listened and moved forward with creating this version for you to enjoy now and throughout this summer, while supplies last.

ABV: 6.8% | IBU: 60 | SRM: 7

Strawberry Cream Ale

Public House Thorn and Heat lovers can rejoice! Allow us to present you with Strawberry Cream Ale for the season.

This delightful little number is another variation of a year-round favorite of ours. We took our Cream Ale and infused it with strawberry fruit. The result is a sessionable beer that presents mild strawberry aromas on the nose and a slight hint of strawberry flavor that compliments the malt notes you know and love of our Cream Ale.

With a slightly pink hue, this seasonal beer is crisp and clean with a wonderfully rich mouthfeel that will satisfy your thirst while kicking back and relaxing on your front porch during those warm weather days ahead. Yum!

ABV: 5.3% | IBU: 16 | SRM: 6

Dry Fly Session IPA

What is a session or sessionable beer? For those who are unaware, it’s a beer with a lower alcohol by volume (ABV) percentage. Meaning, it’s an easy-drinking beer.

With that in mind, the Public House Brew Crew’s love for creating sessionable beers drove them to craft Dry Fly Session India Pale Ale. They wanted to make an IPA with a lower ABV that still had the hoppy characteristics known of India Pale Ales. They succeeded.

With a 4.5% ABV, Dry Fly Session IPA has been dry-hopped with Citra and Amarillo hop varieties making it hop-forward, yet nicely balanced with aromas and mild flavors of citrus fruit that end in a clean, dry finish. You better snag a 6-pack of this beer featuring artwork by fly fisherman, Al Agnew, before it’s gone.

ABV: 4.5% | IBU: 45 | SRM: 2

Among the Willows Pilsner Lager

Drawing from our Midwestern heritage, the art on this pilsner lager features a gun shootout between a lone gunman running from an ambush by Union troops. This gunman has to go “Among the Willows” or evade the law.

Unlike the label art, this clean and crisp German Pilsner doesn’t break any laws from the German Purity Law 1516. (Reinheitsgebot). Among the Willows Pilsner Lager is refreshing and light-bodied with a light malt flavor that is balanced by medium hop bitterness. You can fetch yourself a six-pack of this seasonal, limited beer or find it in our variety pack with other Public House favorites starting in mid-to-late June 2020. Until then, come down to the watering hole (either brewery location) to taste it for yourself.

ABV: 5.4% | IBU: 40 | SRM: 2

You can find these beers at both the St. James Taproom and the Rolla R&D Brewpub, in stores that carry Public House products and online with shipping to Missouri residents here. Cheers!



Online Ordering & New Hours

We’re offering online ordering for curbside pickup and delivery for the Rolla and St. James, MO area during the hours below. You can use the button at the top of the website to order, and Android users can order through the Public House App.

For Call-in Orders please call the Rolla Brewpub • 573-426-2337.

Delivery Hours:
Monday – Saturday
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Curbside Pickup Hours:
Sunday – Thursday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m
Friday – Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

St. James Taproom: 
Temporarily closed until further notice.

Delivery Map:

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Public House Branching Out Into Cans

We’re super stoked about our move from bottles to cans!

On Friday, June 21, 2019, our Brew Crew moved the bottling line out of our St. James brewhouse to make room for the new canning line. Yes, that means we are doing away with bottles. This is a sustainable choice, not to mention a safer one. If you drop a can of beer, it won’t shatter into a million sharp, jagged pieces. Worse case, you’ll have some spilled beer – which is sad but not as hazardous.

The plan is to kick-off the change with our year-round beers going into cans first and debuting new labels. Each beer has received a facelift with art created by Public House friend and local artist Travis Watkins. The art will be revealed at our Can Release Party on Thursday, July 11 at 5:30 p.m. at our original location – the Rolla Brewpub.

A military veteran and Rolla area native, Travis creates all kinds of art in all kinds of mediums. We were such a fan of his canvas works, displayed and sold in our taprooms, that we asked him to re-imagine our beer labels. He happily accepted the task and we couldn’t be happier with the end results.

Our hope is you, our customers, will like the change from glass to can too. You’ll finally be able to take our beer on the river or to other outdoor adventures where glass is prohibited in Missouri.

“Customer demand for Public House beer in cans became almost deafening in the last couple of years so we took the plunge!  We’re proud to finally offer our beer in the most convenient, environmentally friendly package there is,” stated Josh Goodridge, co-founder of Public House Brewing Company.

New package!  New labels!  New experience!

Pictured Left: Two forklifts removing the bottling line filler.

Pictured Right: Travis Watkins revealing a portion of the new art for Revelation Stout.








Bierleichen is the official Oktoberfest beer

Watch out, because Bierleichen! is coming for you! The beverage’s name came from the German word, bierleichen, which is often what people are called during Oktoberfest celebrations. Its English translation is “beer corpse” – hints to the beer drinking zombie on the front label of the bottle.

Bierleichen! is a distinctively complex Marzen-style Lager that is amber in color and brewed using traditional German ingredients. This Lager delivers rich, toasty and bready flavors that finishes with a soft, malty sweetness.

Bierleichen! is Public House Brewing Company’s official 2018 Oktoberfest beer. We welcome you to join us for our Oktoberfest Saturday, September 29 at the Rolla R&D Brewpub. There will be beer and wine to sample from all over the state, food and live music too! Interested? Purchase General Admission and VIP tickets here: http://bit.ly/Oktob2018 to enjoy Bierleichen! and many others.

ABV: 5.5% | IBU: 25 | SRM: 7

Check out the video below to learn how to Bierleichen! responsibly!

Level 2 Fall Risk Official Playlist

Partially curated by brewer, Jason Stacy, and co-founder, Josh Goodridge.

  1. Rage Against the Machine – Bombtrack
  2. Beastie Boys – Benny & the Jets
  3. System of a Down – Bounce
  4. Nirvana – Lake of Fire (from Unplugged)
  5. Grateful Dead – U.S. Blues
  6. Pink Floyd – Comfortably Numb (Live from Delicate Sound of Thunder)
  7. Butthole Surfers – Pepper
  8. Led Zeppelin – Immigrant Song
  9. Red Hot Chili Peppers – Suck My Kiss
  10. Queens of the Stone Age – Auto Pilot
  11. Ween – Bananas and Blow
  12. Sublime – Scarlet Begonias
  13. Alice In Chains – Brother
  14. Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young – Carry On
  15. Mumford & Sons – Roll Away Your Stone

Listen to the playlist on Spotify (you must create a free account if you don’t already have one): http://spoti.fi/2F9Zdcl

Sticke It Up Your Alt Official Playlist


  1. Sex Pistols– Holidays in the Sun
  2. Genesis — Land of Confusion
  3. Leonard Cohen – First We Take Manhattan
  4. Nena — 99 Luftballoons
  5. Rational Youth — Dancing on the Berlin Wall
  6. Ramones — Born to Die in Berlin
  7. David Bowie– Heroes
  8. Scorpions — Wind of Change
  9. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Berlin
  10. U2 — Zoo Station
  11. Iggy Pop – The Passenger
  12. Alphaville – Forever Young
  13. Ozzy– No More Tears
  14. Bloc party – Kreuzberg
  15. Neil Young — Rockin’ in the Free World
  16. Lou Reed – Berlin
  17. Marlene Dietrich — Ich hab noch einen koffer in Berlin

Listen to the playlist on Spotify (you must create a free account if you don’t already have one): https://open.spotify.com/user/reporter26/playlist/34SylSGfujMzqOFVDOibUx