SCHILLING Beer Co. - Littleton, NH

Hours

Brew Pub (18 Mill St)

Su - Fr 12pm - 11pm
Sat 11am - 11pm

Store & Tasting Room (26 Mill St)

M - Th 12pm - 8pm
Fri 12pm - 9pm
Sat 11am - 9pm
Sun 11am - 8pm
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Our Liquids

We brew progressive continental European-inspired beers—beers that we are personally passionate about. These beers tell a story about us—where we’ve been, where we’re going, and what we value.

Belgian-Inspired Ales

Dr. Oovert (Belgian-style Dark Strong Ale), 9.5% abv.  Characterized by a multitude of dark fruit flavors and caramel malt on the palate.  Finish is dry and accompanied by light alcohol warming.  Our recipe is based on traditional raw material selection and fermentation techniques and is brewed with deference paid to the Trappist brewers of Belgium.

Belgo Galaxy (Belgo Pale Ale), 5% abv. Belgo Galaxy is the first of several forthcoming single-hop Belgo pale ales. The beer is marked by lingering citrus notes, balanced by our mild-intensity Belgian yeast.

Double Dry-Hopped Belgo Galaxy (Belgo Pale Ale), 6.3% abv.  One of our favorite single-hop Belgo pale ale offerings, this beer is dry-hopped twice for a more expressive presentation of Galaxy hops, yielded complex citrus and white wine flavors.  Our mild-intensity Belgian yeast adds depth and compliments the beer’s bright citrus characteristics.

Gulden Vlies (Belgian Golden Strong Ale), 8.3% abv. Smooth, effervescent, with a yeast character reminiscent of peaches and citrus. Low phenolic spice, with moderate hop character.

Erastus (Abbey-style Tripel), 9% abv. A dry, spicy, and complex Belgian-style ale inspired by Trappists.  Aroma and flavor marked by the marriage of peppery spice, citrus, and pear.  Noble hops assertively utilized to create balance.

Dry-Hopped Erastus (Abbey-style Tripel), 9% abv. Our abbey-style tripel dry-hopped with Hallertau Blanc and Citra hops.  Aromatics and flavors are reminiscent of citrus and melon.

Peach Brandy Barrel Aged Erastus (Barrel Aged Abbey-style Tripel), 9.5% abv.  This naturally conditioned beer retains the pear and white wine-like ester profile of Erastus, integrating notes of oak tannins, peach candy and apricots.  Smooth and round with spritzy carbonation.  Drink it fresh at cellar temp.  Not recommended for aging.

Thaddeus (Belgian-style Dark Strong), 8.8% abv. A unique and very dark (33+ SRM) Belgian-style specialty ale featuring notes of rum, spice, dark fruit. Alcohol-warming is present. Let it warm in your hands to taste its full complexity.

Le Nain (Bière Blanche), 6% abv. Hazy, light and golden, this ale is comprised of nearly 50% wheat.  German and American hops lay down a foundation where subtle spicing and malt combine to yield a refreshing, flavorful, and aromatic beer.  This beer has a medium, silky mouth-feel.

Racogne (Pale Ale), 5.5% abv. Hazy orange in appearance with a medium mouthfeel, Racogne (“Ra-con-ia”) showcases Mosaic hops and a Belgian yeast of medium flavor intensity to produce mellow tropical fruit aromas and ‘juicy’ hop flavors.

Pater (Abbey-style Singel), 4.6% abv. Patersbier is brewed by several Abbey and even Trappist monastery breweries expressly for the monks’ enjoyment. Our Pater is similar to our tripel, Erastus, in its grist bill, but this beer is spiced rather than hopped for flavor and aroma.  A refreshing, Belgian-style session offering.

Trapu (Belgian Dark Ale), 6.7% abv. Trapu features both stout-like flavors and colors, which integrating the yeast-driven flavors and dryness of a traditional Belgian ale. Roasty in the nose, it features melded flavors of light coffee and chocolate, with subtle fruit and spice flavors rounding out the finish.  

Foy (Belgo IPA), 6.5% abv. Named after the Belgian village near Bastogne, this beer pays tribute to the courage of those who fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Foy is a cloudy golden color, with flavors and aroma balanced by late hop additions and spicy phenols created by our prominent yeast strain. Notes of citrus and grass with a dry finish.

Russo- and Scandinavian-Inspired Ales

Kamarade (Baltic Porter), 8.2% abv.  Inspired by the brewing traditions of Russia and Scandinavia. Brewed with chocolate rye, featuring a lingering, malty finish.  Nitro-poured.

Barrel-Aged Kamarade (Baltic Porter aged in Whistle Pig barrels), 8.2% abv. Our Baltic Porter, aged in Whistle Pig (VT) whiskey barrels. Rounded aromas and flavors of whiskey, vanilla, chocolate and subtle coconut form the barrel. Limited Release.

Fall of Babylon (Russian Imperial Stout), 9.0% abv. Dark, brooding and tailor-made for cold seasons in the North Country. Lingering coffee, roast and bitter chocolate define this limited-run beer

Fall of Babylon aged in Bourbon Whiskey Barrels (Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial Stout), 9.5% abv.  Russian Imperial Stout with big, earthy tones of bitter chocolate, coffee, vanilla, and prominent bourbon barrel character.  Bottle-conditioned and ready to drink now.

Sahti (Finnish-style Ale with Juniper Berries and Honey), 7% abv. Part of our experimental series, Sahti is a turbid amber-colored ale made with Juniper berries and honey from Littleton’s White Mountain Apiary.  This full-bodied beer was brewery by Schilling’s Evan Semiao and adapted from almost 2,000 years of Finnish traditions.  Low in carbonation, with aromas of banana, juniper and honey.

Czech-Inspired Lagers

Jaroslav 10˚ (Czech Dark Session Lager), 4.2% abv. A traditional Bohemian style rarely exported out of Central Europe. A session lager with the malt backbone of a Munich Dunkel and hop schedule of a Bohemian Pilsner.

Palmovka 12˚ (Nefiltrovaný [unfiltered] Czech Pilsner), 5.5% abv.Brewed with all Czech-sourced ingredients, triple-decocted and adhering to a traditional Czech brewing schedule. Notes of baked bread dominate.  Rounded bitterness with a silky mouthfeel.

Alexandr 10˚ (Czech-style Pilsner), 5.0% abv.  A sessionable pale lager inspired by similar Czech beers. Premium authentic raw materials shine, including Moravian pilsner malt—foundational to the substantial but rounded hop flavor and aroma.

Modernism (Czech-style Dark Lager), 4.8% abv. Modernism is inspired by the Czech black lager tradition. It features a deep complexity from the decoction process and a hop schedule typical of Bohemian beers.  Notes of dark malts, bittersweet chocolate and caramel dominate.  The finish is dry.

 

German-Inspired Lagers

Hanse (Keller Pils), 5% abv. Hanse is an unfiltered (“Keller”) Pilsner. Straw-gold in color, crisp and clean-finishing with assertive hop bitterness. Noble hops are present on the palate. 2018 RateBeer Gold Medal pale lager.

Georg (Munich-Style Dark Lager), 5.0% abv.Named in honor of George A. Schilling, this is a double-decocted dark Bavarian-style lager. Rich, complex Munich malt takes center stage, presenting notes of nuttiness, bread, and undertones of caramel. Dry and sessionable.

Landbier (Rustic Lager), 4.3% abv.  Landbier is a lager brewed with a small amount of spelt that pays homage to the traditionally agrarian German beer genre of the same name.Notes of strawberry water and hay abound with a hazelnut-like dry finish.  This lager is available exclusively in our brewpub and slowly poured in a traditional European manner.

The Grafton Metro (American Lager), 4.3% abv. The classic American lager.  Golden, crisp, and refreshingly dry on the finish, this is all-day artisan beer for summer. Crafted with local specialty malts.

Konstantin (Austrian-style Märzen), 4.8% abv.  Konstantin is a rich, light-ruby colored seasonal lager that is double decocted for complexity.  Drier and lighter in color than most German-style Märzens, biscuit and bread-like malt note shine in the flavor and aroma.

Ziegenmensch (Maibock), 6.5% abvGolden in color, richly flavored with Munich malt, with a crisp and clean finish. Slight alcohol warming is present. A traditional Bavarian-style Bockbier as is often served during the transition seasons.

Paulus (Münchner Helles), 4.7% abv. Paulus (pronounced Pow’loos) is typical of the highly drinkable golden lagers brewed for Bavarian festivals each fall. Malt forward with a charge of Noble hops to provide balance, Paulus reminds us of some of the great times we’ve had in Munich.  Prost!

Old Mission (Pilsner with Nelson Sauvin) 5.4% abv.  Old Mission is a dry, crisp and delicate pilsner with the light floral, white wine and gooseberry notes that characterize Nelson Sauvin hops.  Named after a peninsula that splits Grand Traverse Bay in Northern Michigan, where we grew up–a land of vineyards, orchards and brilliant blue water.

Otto (Bamberg-style Smoked Märzen), 5.6% abv.  Otto is a nod to the famous, highly traditional smoked beers of Bamberg, Germany.  A dark brown lager with ruby highlights, Otto’s carbonation and mouthfeel are moderate. Aromas of soft beechwood smoke and caramelized malts carry through in the flavors.  The finish is clean.

Dörst (Pilsner), 4.8% abv. Dörst is a double-decocted, imminently sessionable Pilsner.  Notes of cracker and sourdough bread crust dominate, and the yeast lends a very light tartness.  Alsatian-grown Triskel hops provide a subtle, rounded citrus note to this delicate yet complex beer.

The Word Is: “Agrarian” (Hoppy Wheat Lager), 4.5% abv.  Crisp with a firm bitterness, light tartness from the yeast and layers of citrus from Lemondrop hops.  Dry, refreshing and tailor-made for your outdoor summer pursuits, from the biregarten to the trail.

San Jacinto (Mexican-style Dark Vienna Lager), 4.8% abv. Bready, malty and clean. Notes of maize and biscuits. Refreshingly dry on the finish and available for traditional pours

German-Inspired Ales

Herkules (Kölsch), 5% abv. Herkules is crafted from Cologne-malted barley, German noble hops, and a traditional Cologne ale yeast. Refreshing and malty with background notes reminiscent of white wine, it finishes dry and lager-like. Named after the enormous crane that looms over the Cologne harbor.

Hofgarten (Düsseldorf-Style Altbier), 4.7% abv. Crafted in the tradition of small brewpubs in Düsseldorf, Germany. Light copper-colored and dry and refreshing on the finish, this traditional lager-like beer is a balancing act of malts and hops (50 IBU). Available for traditional pours.

Poppy’s Moonship (Leipziger-style Gose), 4.8% abv. Lemony-tart yet accessible, Poppy’s features a sourness naturally derived from our house culture. Tartness is balanced by a dash of sea salt and a lingering, malty finish.

Poppy’s Moonship on Raspberries (Leipziger-style Gose), 4.8% abv.  Lemony-tart yet accessible, Poppy’s features a sourness naturally derived from our house culture. Tartness is balanced by a dash of sea salt, raspberries and a lingering, malty finish.

Poppy’s Moonship on Raspberries and Peaches (Leipziger-style Gose), 4.8% abv.  Lemony-tart yet accessible, Poppy’s features a sourness naturally derived from our house culture. Tartness is balanced by a dash of sea salt, raspberries, peaches, and a lingering, malty finish.

Poppy’s Moonship with Guava and Passionfruit  (Leipziger-style Gose), 4.8% abv.  Tart yet accessible, Poppy’s features a mild sourness naturally derived from our house culture balanced by a dash of sea salt and a tropical character from the passionfruit and guava.  

Gürlimann (Berliner Weisse), 3.8% abv.Gürlimann is brewed with traditional German techniques and fermented with a top-fermenting yeast and lactobacillus.  Light golden in color, the aroma is dominated by complex malted wheat notes and tart fruit.

European-style Wheat Beers

Schlaumeier (Bavarian-style Hefeweizen), 4.8% abv. Schlaumeier (“smart aleck”) is a flavorful straw-colored Bavarian specialty wheat ale.  Yeast-driven notes of banana and clove define this traditional delicacy.

Macronutrient (Weizenbock), 6.5% abv. Brewed with maple sap collected from the property of our facilities engineer, AJ Dickerman. A copper-colored wheat ale with complex caramelized sugar, dark fruit and subtle maple notes on the finish. You could live off of this stuff

Grätzer (Polish-style Oak-smoked Wheat), 3.4% abv. Wood smoke, peppery spice, salt, and earthy hops characterize this revivalist session ale. A specialty beer inspired by the Polish town of Grodzisk Wielkopolski, it finishes malty and slightly sour. Great as a unique stand-alone or as an accompaniment to any of our wood-fired pizzas.

Ima (Traditional) (Ur-weisse), 4.7% abv. Our Ur-weisse (traditional Bavarian wheat beer) has been brewed for our anniversary Fest. Ima boasts a slightly more rustic malt profile than our lighter-colored Hefeweizen beers, but still features the complex flavors produced by our Bavarian Hefeweizen yeast: restrained banana, clove, and vanilla notes. The finish of this Bavarian specialty is dry and malty.

Karl (Smoked Hefeweizen), 3.5% abv. Karl emphasizes rustic, traditional Hefeweizen flavor characteristics found in small-batch breweries in rural Bavaria. Golden and lightly charged with German noble hops, this offering allows the Bavarian wheat yeast to shine in concert with smoked wheat malt. At 3.5% abv, this is an interesting session offering that pairs well with our pizzas.

Besserwisser (Dunkelweizen), 5.5% abv. Besserwisser – “smart aleck” – is a traditional Bavarian dark wheat beer.  Brewed to showcase complex malt and yeast flavors that feature caramel and an array of dark fruits, this small-batch offering is flavorful without a heavy mouthfeel.  A beer traditionally found in Munich’s Altstadt (Old Town), Besserwisser pairs well with any of our wood-fired pizzas, or as a stand-alone pour.

Helmut (Strong Bavarian wheat beer), 6.9% abv. Light in color and highly carbonated, this Bavarian-style Heller Weizenbock is brewed at bock strength and served in the traditional weizen glass (20 oz). Hop presence is restrained to allow caramel notes and the yeast-driven flavors of fruit and clove to predominate. This beer is brewed with nearly 60% of its continental malt bill coming from pale wheat. Prost!

Smoked Kristall, 3.5% abv. This smoked Kristallweizen is our take on a traditional Austrian wheat specialty. Golden, crystal clear, and hopped with German Noble hops, this offering allows the Bavarian wheat yeast to shine in concert with smoked wheat malt. At 3.5% abv, this is an interesting session offering that pairs well with pizzas and many cheeses.

Johannes (Bavarian-style Hefeweizen), 4.7% abv. A complex Bavarian-style Hefeweizen featuring notes of toast, caramel, clove and, as it warms, banana.

Saisons, Farmhouse Styles & Wild Ales

Havel and Spree (Mixed-culture Berliner Weisse), 4% abv. A tart mixed-culture wheat ale conditioned on blueberries, lemon zest and bourbon Madagascar vanilla beans. Inspired by blueberry cake. Bright berry and tart lemon flavors predominate; acidity is rounded by the vanilla character.

Asymmetry of Time (Foudre-aged Saison), 6% abv. Rye saison, traditionally cooled in our coolship and foudre-fermented in an Italian Barolo foudre using mixed-cultures from Schilling Beer Co. and Free Will Brewing (PA). Tart with pronounced hay, citrus and gentle earthy funk characters, it finishes with soft tannins from the wood.

Pulling Rabbits (Saison with Brettanomyces), 6.2% abv. Saison open-fermented with Brett in an oak vessel, dry-hopped with Nelson Sauvin.

Fleeting Memory (American Wild Ale), 6.5% abv. Blend of american wild ales fermented in oak and finished on hibiscus and orange zest.

Basse-Cour (Farmhouse-style Ale Series), 6% abv. A golden-hued farmhouse-style beer that is brewed in a series paying homage to this tradition.

Blonde Grisette (Belgian-style Saison), 5.0% abv. Our grisette—a saison style historically produced for Belgian miners—is light golden in color and brewed with malted barley and spelt. 

Mare Nectaris (Sour Ale), 5.5% abv. Named after a lunar sea, this brown ale is a very tart and rich beer, complex in both malt presentation and sourness. Fruit and brandy-like aromas are apparent up front; flavors of raspberry and grain play out along the finish.

Verdant Macchina, No. 1 (Farmhouse Saison), 6.0% abv. A rustic saison with aromas and flavors of hay and barnyard. An awesome pairing with our artisan meat and cheese slate. Beer number one in our experimental saison series.

Mare Incognitum (Farmhouse Saison), 5.2% abv. “Unknown Sea” is a rustic, artisan-blended saison that features Brettanomyces and Lactobacillus as partners in fermentation to two of our house yeasts.  This golden, cloudy saison features brett-developed flavors and light sour notes.

Konundrum (Sour Pale Ale), 4.6% abv. Konundrum is a tart pale ale featuring prominent citrus notes derived from Centennial, Jarrylo and Citra hops. Its bright, slightly tart character plays out on a lingering malty backbone and finishes dry.

Lorelei (Saison on Raspberries), 7.5% abv.  Lorelei is a lightly tart saison with a complex ester profile featuring notes of peaches and other fruits.  This batch was rested on raspberries, adding complimentary acidity and fruit character to this Belgian-style ale.

Virtue (Table Beer), 4.5% abv. Virtue is a delicate abbey inspired ale characterized by light spicy notes of lemon and pepper. Brewed with Grains of Paradise and other subtle spices. Our latest version of this beer is lightly dry hopped with Palisade.

Hierarchy (Saison), 5.8% abv.  A unique Spring Saison defined by floral, spice and citrus notes from Michigan Mackinac and Huell Melon hops. A perfect beer for Spring’s first warm days.

Resilience Beers

Manual Labor (Porter), 5.2% abv. Manual Labor is a classic Brittish-American handshake in a glass. Characterized by graham cracker, malt and subtle semi-bitter cocoa, this seasonal post-work pint is equally appreciated by Rhodes scholars who have never split wood in their lives.

Sir Richard (American Coffee Porter), 5.7% abv.  Sir Richard is an American Coffee Porter named after a highly-caffeinated Northern Michigan hooligan near and dear to us.  Coffee flavors dominate (from cold-brewed organic Equal Exchange coffee, added post-fermentation), with subdued chocolate notes in the background.

Gravity Belt (Oatmeal Stout), 4.8% abv.  Gravity Belt’s aromas are dominated by roast grains, crème brûlée and chocolate.  Its flavors are full and rich, characterized by milk chocolate, hints of espresso and sweet oats.

Wizard of Remich Park (Imperial Stout with Toasted Coconut), 8.6% abv. A nutty biscuit and chocolate character and subtle roast characterize this eccentric gentleman. Named in honor of Littleton’s local park that we’re helping to restore.

Dark California Common (Steam Beer), 4.5% abv.  Our take on a California-style steam lager, brewed in collaboration with beer journalist Horst Dornbusch. It features black bread-like maltiness and fruity esters from the high-temperature fermentation.

West Coast Amber (American Amber Ale), 5.1% abv.  An amber ale with red highlights, this beer features aromas of citrus, pine and biscuit.  Amarillo, Citra and Simcoe hops partner with a complex malt bill to create a well-balanced, medium-bodied and highly sessional amber ale.

Side-Part (India Pale Ale), 5.0% abv. A sessionable IPA that showcasing the relationship between the tropical character of Mosaic hops and the cereal qualities of the malts.

Side-Part No. 2 (India Pale Ale), 5.0% abv. A sessionable IPA with citrus flavors and aromas of candied oranges from the Eukanot and Eureka hops.

Pompadour (American Pale Ale), 5.6% abv. This hazy golden American Pale Ale is loaded with New World hops.  Aromas and flavors of spruce, citrus and peach predominate.

Ponyhawk (Double India Pale Ale), 8 % abv.  Huge waves of grass, pine and citrus coat the palate as the Simcoe, Mosaic and Galaxy hops do their work.

Io Sono: Tropical Double IPA (Experimental DIPA), 8.0% abv. The first DIPA in our Io Sono (“I am”) small-batch hoppy ale series.  Hazy with huge notes of pineapple, mango and papaya that come from the interplay of our special yeast culture with El Dorado, Columbus and Michigan Copper hops.  Veritable fruit punch.

Io Sono IPA No. 1 (Experimental IPA), 6.5% abv. The first IPA in our Resilience “Io Sono” small-batch hoppy ale series. Dry hopped with El Dorado and Citra with flavors and aromas of citrus and fruit punch.

Io Sono IPA No. 2 (Experimental IPA), 6.5% abv. The second brew of the IPA series this iteration is medium bodied, persistently hazy, and notably tropical. Aromas of blood orange & punch, flavors of pineapple, papaya, & passionfruit. Hopped with Meridian, Azacca, and Citra.

Io Sono Pale Ale (Experimental Pale Ale), 5% abv. Part of our ongoing Resilience small-batch hoppy ale series, this subtly tart pale wheat ale delivers a kiss of citrus from dry hopping with Southern Cross and Amarillo–all pleasantly balanced with the malts.

Experimental No. 12 (Australian Sparkling Ale), 4.4% abv. This pilot batch of Australian sparkling ale is dry, effervescent and refreshing. Its character is highlighted by light fruity esters, low hop bitterness and pleasant contributions from the yeast. Light golden in color.

Geppetto (Milk Stout), 6.3% abv. Very dark (33+ SRM) with a beige head, this milk stout is characterized by the flavors of chocolate, soft coffee roast and marshmallow–all derived from the grain bill and lactose.  Typically nitro-poured, although some versions are brewed with locally roasted coffees and carbonated.  *In-house only.

Combover (India Pale Ale), 7% abv.Citrus, strawberry and spruce notes fill the palate as Vic Secret and Galaxy hops dominate in this American IPA.

Hop Weave No. 1 (India Pale Ale), 6% abv. IPA dry hopped with Azacca, Citra and Cashmere. Tasting notes: refreshing citrus fruit for days

Hop Weave No. 2 (India Pale Ale), 6% abv.  Simcoe, Amarillo and Cashmere hops lend soft, melded notes of pineapple, grapefruit and a touch of pine on the finish. Silky and soft.

Double Dry-Hopped Hop Weave (India Pale Ale), 8% abv.  Hazy with dominant notes of tropical fruit, citrus and a touch of pine. Loaded with Azacca, Cashmere and Citra that play nicely with the beer’s complex grist.

Fontange (Brut IPA), 6.3%. Fontange shines with Prosecco-like white grape and honeydew melon aromas from its Hallertau Blanc- and Hull Melon-heavy hop schedule. Reminiscent of Champagne, the flavor is marked by stonefruit and melon, with a gentle minerality on the dry finish.

Huxley (Brut IPA w/ Sake Yeast), 5.7% abv.  Brewed in collaboration with Zero Gravity. Dry, light-bodied, and highly effervescent. Aromas of fruit candy & black pepper, flavors of strawberry and soft citrus. Hopped with Belma & Barbe Rouge.

Absence of Cake (American Stout), 6.2% abv.  No, this is not a pastry stout.  Bitter chocolate, light roast, and a touch of hop flavor and bitterness make this a highly drinkable dark ale for warmer weather.

Imperial Brown Ale (Experimental Brown Ale), 8.2 % abv. Aromas of mocha, toffee and blonde roast coffee. Flavors of caramel, chocolate and treacle on the finish.

Collaborations

Schilling Beer Co.- Honest Weight Artisan Beer:

Fictional Swordsman (Honey Saison), 5.8% abv. Easy-drinking saison brewed with local Valley Malt and blueberry blossom honey.  Aromas of lemon, white pepper, bubblegum and honeycomb.  Flavors include fresh honey, lemon and sage, with hints of bubblegum.  Dry on the finish but with enough body to hold it together.  Effervescent and crushable.

Schilling Beer Co.- Free Will Brewing:

Asymmetry of Time (Foudre-aged Saison), 6% abv.
Rye saison, traditionally cooled in our coolship and fermented in an Italian Barolo foudre using mixed-cultures from Schilling Beer Co. and Free Will Brewing (PA). Tart with pronounced hay, citrus and gentle earthy funk characters, it finishes with soft tannins from the wood.
Resilience Brewing Co. –  Zero Gravity:
Huxley (Brut IPA w/ Sake Yeast), 5.7% abv.  Brewed in collaboration with Zero Gravity. Dry, light-bodied, and highly effervescent. Aromas of fruit candy & black pepper, flavors of strawberry and soft citrus. Hopped with Belma & Barbe Rouge.

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