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The Bayou is Utah's #1 choice for great beer and food. We have the most extensive beer list in Utah with usually around 300 different beers available. Our Cajun influenced menu is sure to have something to please everyone in your group. You must be 21 years of age or older to visit The Bayou. "Welcome to Beervana"
Awards and Accolades
- We are a Best of City Weekly winner for the past 9 years running.
- We won a Salt Lake Magazine Restaurant award for "Best Comfort Food".
- One of the 100 best places to drink in America -Imbibe Magazine
- "The beer connoisseur’s paradise" - GQ Magazine Sept 2009
- A winner of Esquire.com's 2009 "Best Bars in America" Rating
Recent Blog Posts
Mussels in Creole broth 7.99
Mussels in a Creole style broth (that means it has onion, celery, bell peppers and spices), served with Cajun toast.
Chicken Cordon Blue Pizza 9.99
Start with a base of Alfredo sauce and cheese. Add sliced ham, swiss cheese and diced chicken.
Thai Chicken Salad 9.99
Fresh spinach, red bell pepper, cucumber, and fresh cilantro tossed in a spicy peanut dressing, topped with diced chicken in more dressing. Add fresh bean sprouts and salted peanuts.
Vegetarian Jambalaya 12.99
This vegetarian spin on a southern classic has cauliflower, tomatoes and broccoli sautéed with the Cajun trinity of onion, celery and green peppers. tossed with rice and Cajun seasoning. Served with a side salad.
The Bayou's 2014 Holiday Beers now Available
Our 2014 holiday beer order has arrived. Supplies of all these beers are limited and we will not be able to place another order until next year so don't wait too long to give them a try.
In addition to the beers on this list there are 16 other holiday and seasonal ales available now.
|Mikkeller Hoppin Loving Christmas||Belgium||7.8%||750 ml||23.50|
|Has been described as having “a brutal level of hoppiness, without being overly bitter.” Mikkeller has managed to give this beer and intense hop flavor without the usual bitterness. A perfect hint of ginger adds an amazing spice character.|
|Mikkeller Winbic||Belgium||7.8%||750 ml||25.75|
|This Sour/Wild ale is a very special blend of Spontan Ale and Saison. If you are not a sour/wild ale fan, give this one a pass and leave it for those who are.
|Mikkeller Santa's Helper||Belgium||11.0%||750 ml||25-|
|An 11% Belgian quadruple style ale. Delicious with big flavors of cookie dough, chocolate, figs and spice. The addition of actual cocoa powder makes this one incredibly special.|
|Kerkom Winterkoninkske||Belgium||8.3%||330 ml||9.25|
|The ‘Winterkoninkske’ or Winter King is the ideal beer to make a cold and chilly winter evening pleasant. The ingredients are: seven types of malt (among which rolled oats), two belgian types of hop, brewing liqour and yeast. This winter beer is a dark and heartwarming beer with a pure, sugary flavour and a long, bitter aftertaste.|
|Kerkom Bink Grand Cru||Belgium||13.0%||750 ml||29.75|
|A limited luxury edition of Winterkoninkske but refermented with champagne yeast. An extra strong holiday dark beer. 98 Points on Ratebeer.com|
|To Øl Santastique||Denmark||10.0%||750 ml||21.75|
|Belgian Strong Ale. It's Santastique|
|To Øl Frost Bites IPA||Denmark||10.0%||500 ml||15.75|
|This holiday IPA is brewed with orange peel and pine needles giving a nice citrus notes with an almost breath mint like finish. Some detect dandelions and spruce.|
|Thiriez Bière de Noël||France||6.0%||330 ml||8.50|
|A beautiful red-gold wheat beer, with quite subtle all-spice and orange peel added. A slightly tart and quite refreshing festive brew. Champagne for the true beer lover.|
|Serafijn Christmas Angel||Belgium||8.0%||330 ml||8.50|
|A tiny Belgian brewery wedged into a crowded garage on a quiet street in a small Flemish town. Started by an ex music teacher, Achilles Van de Moer, makes simple, honest beers and takes as his symbol the Seraph, a six-winged high angel of heaven. A hearty amber brew, well-balanced and warming with just the right spirit.|
|De Ranke Pere Noel||Belgium||7.0%||330 ml||8.50|
|The De Ranke brewers make small batches of what many consider the best specialty beers of Belgium. Their beers are robust and flavorful, and famous for their massive hoppiness. With incredibly small production, The Bayou is extremely lucky to get their beers. Pere Noel defies the usual holiday beer custom. It has a gorgeous cellar aroma with a distinctive hoppy dryness. A true Champagne of beers.|
|Au Baron Saison St. Medard Cuvee de Noel||Belgium||7.0%||750 ml||19.75|
|From a tiny brewpub just across the border from Belgium, this beer straddles the line between Saison and Biere de Garde.|
|La Choulette de Noel||France||6.8%||750 ml||18.75|
|Dark, rich, and hearty ale with a spicy, champagne-like aroma, from a tiny antique brewery.|
|Bourganel Biere aux Marrons (Chestnuts)||France||5.0%||330 ml||8.50|
|Chestnuts. Roasting. Open fire. Jacques Frost. This Chestnut brew is unlike anything we have received before.|
Ridgeway Holiday Beers
The Ridgeway Brewery is named for the oldest road in the British Isles and Europe, running nearly 100 miles, past that other ancient landmark, Stonehenge. It is now only passable by foot.
|Bad Elf||UK||6.0%||500 ml||9-|
|Old England meets the new world in this strong, warming winter IPA.|
|Very Bad Elf||UK||7.5%||500 ml||10-|
|A Special Old Ale brewed from a 1795 recipe using specially-grown ingredients.|
|Seriously Bad Elf||UK||9.0%||500 ml||11-|
|An English Double Ale with a bit of Belgian character. Unique for the U.K.|
|Criminally Bad Elf||UK||10.5%||500 ml||11-|
|A boffo Barley Wine. Same basic recipe as Thomas Hardy's Ale.|
|Insanely Bad Elf||UK||12.0%||330 ml||7.75|
|Billed as an Imperial Red Ale this is a gorgeous and tasty beer.|
|Warm Welcome||UK||6.0%||500 ml||9-|
|A stronger brown ale with more hops than you'd expect.|
|Santa's Butt||UK||6.0%||500 ml||10-|
|Strong porter. The original name for porter was Entire Butt, meaning the whole barrel.|
|Reindeer's Revolt||UK||6.0%||500 ml||10-|
|A golden amber, hop-accented, English “winter warmer” brewed without spices.|
|Reindeer Droppings||UK||6.0%||500 ml||10-|
|Falling from the sky like little bombs of flavour come the Reindeer Droppings! Each one is sweet like California raisins, but bitter and pungent like a freshly peeled grapefruit, lip-smackingly tasty...then 'pow!' it's gone.|
What the hell are you doing still reading this?!?!? There are beers to be consumed!
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