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

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Holiday Beers 2014!

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.

Beer Name Country ABV Size Price
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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Salt Lake City, UT 84111

 

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Specials 11/19 - 11/25

Spicy Bar B Cue Wings 8.99

Chicken wings coated in our zesty bar b cue sauce and sprinkled with Cajun dust for an extra kick. Served with carrot and celery sticks and ranch dressing.

Greek Pizza 9.99

Grilled pizza with tomato sauce and cheese, Kalamata olives, artichoke hearts, feta cheese, red onion and tomatoes.

Cajun Corndogs 9.99

All beef franks in Cajun seasoned, jalapeno corn meal, fried to a golden brown and served with po-boy sauce and your choice of sides.

Shrimp and Okra Jambalaya 12.99

Like the regular jambalaya but with shrimp and okra. Yum.

Pumpkin Cheesecake 6.99

For the Holiday Season, pumpkin cheesecake in a ginger snap crust served with a dusting of cinnamon.