Taps Tavern Now Open in Bethlehem

by theelvee_w2oe3m

Taps Tavern, a new beer bar that took the place of Starter’s on Route 378 in Bethlehem, is now open. Boasting upwards of 60 beers on tap and 10 TVs in the bar, the restaurant is from the same team that owns and operates the Irish-themed Braveheart Highland Pub in Hellertown.

Check out photos, the menu, and the opening taplist below:

21st Amendment Back in Black
Angry Orchard Cider
Ayinger Celebrator
Bear Republic Big Bear Black Stout
Bear Republic Racer 5
Bells Two Hearted
Blanche de Bruxelles
Blue Moon
Blue Point Toasted Lager
Breckenridge Avalance
Chimay Red
Colony Woofiedog
Coors Lite
Dogfish Head 60 Minute
Dogfish Head Old School
Dogfish Head Piercing Pils
Einstock Icelandic White
Fish Brewing Fish Tail Organic IPA
Founders Pale Ale
Funk Brewing Efflorescence
Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald
Heavy Seas Loose Cannon
Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat
Miller Lite
Newcastle Brown
Newport Storm Rhode Island Blueberry
Old Dominion Candi Tripel
Oskar Blues Old Chub
Samuel Adams Boston Lager
Samuel Adams Cold Snap
Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter
Sierra Nevada Nooner Pilsner
Springhouse Big Gruesome
Springhouse The Astounding She Monster Mango IPA
Stella Artois
Tetley English Ale
Three Heads Tres Kind Triple IPA
Timmermans Strawberry Lambic
Troegs Nugget Nectar
Uinta Hop Nosh
Victory Dirtwolf
Weyerbacher Insanity
Yuengling Lager

Lemon Berry Drop – Absolut Citron, Chambord, sour mix, sugared rim, lemon juice
Dirty Blue – vodka, bleu cheese stuffed olives, olive juice
Tipsy Gorilla – Malibu coconut, peach schnapps, vodka, ginger ale
Irish Coffee Martini – Baileys, Irish whiskey, chilled coffee, whipped cream, creme de menthe drizzle
Chocolate Tap Martini – Absolut, Godiva dark, creme de cocoa, cream, chocolate drizzle in glass
Cherry Banana Split – salted caramel vodka, banana liquor, whipped cream, chambord, cherry
Washington Apple – Crown Royal, Red Apple Pucker, cranberry juice
Pink Lady – Hendricks gin, St Germain, pink lemonade, sugared rim and twist
Pineapple Upside Down – vanilla vodka, pineapple juice, butterscotch schnapps, grenadine drop
Chocolate Caramel –salted caramel vodka, Godiva dark chocolate, whipped cream, butterscotch schnapps with a caramel drizzle
Saylor’s Sunset – Saylor Jerry rum, Blue Curacao, orange juice, grenadine
Blueberry Cosmo – blueberry vodka, cranberry juice, Blue Curacao, lime juice, lime wedge
White Cosmo – Absolut Citron, Cointreau, white cranberry juice, lime juice, lime garnish

Beer Specialties and Cocktails
Andy’s Shandy – Lager + splash of lemon-lime soda
Black  & Tan – Bass + Guinness
Black & Blue – Blue Moon + Guinness
Peach Moon – Blue Moon, peach schnapps, and orange jucie
Balls in Cider – Fireball and Angry Orchard
The End Zone- lite beer, 1oz of bourbon, lemonade
A Full Moon – Mike’s Hard, Blue Moon, Bourbon, white cranberry
Redneck Mother – grapefruit juice, lager, sloe gin, ginger beer

Cheese Steak Spring Rolls – with sweet chili dipping sauce
Coconut Shrimp – with pineapple chutney
Buffalo Chicken – served with tortilla chips
Buffalo Wings – mild, hot, inferno, BBQ, sweet chili, garlic parmesan, Old Bay)
Macaroni & Cheese Bites – fried mac & cheese with ranch and tomato dipping sauces
Taco Quesadilla – cheddar jack cheese, taco meat, scallions, and tomatoes served in a tortilla with salsa, sour cream, guacamole, and jalapenos
Breaded Onion Sticks – with chipotle ranch dipping sauce
Chicken Fingers – served with BBQ sauce and fries.  Available with any wing sauces with bleu cheese and celery

American – Sloppy Joe meat, tater tots, jack cheese, American cheese sauce, shredded lettuce, tomatoes, scallions, sour cream, guacamole, and salsa
Southern – BBQ pulled pork, tortilla chips, jack cheese, scallions, shredded lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, and salsa
Mexican – chili, tortilla chips, jack cheese, scallions, shredded lettuce, tomatoes, jalapenos, sour cream, guacamole, salsa
BBQ Chicken & Pesto Flatbread – Grilled chicken, pesto, cheddar jack cheese, BBQ sauce on a thin, crisp flatbread
Crab Au Gratin Dip – Breadcrumb parmesean topping with flatbread & tortilla chips

Beef & pork chili with stout beer
Lager French onion soup
Cream of tomato soup
Chef’s soup of the day

House Salad – mixed green with carrots, tomatoes, croutons, cucumber, & red onion with your choice of dressing (balsamic, raspberry, sesame ginger, ranch, bleu cheese, French, chipotle ranch) – can add grilled chicken, grilled shrimp, crab cake, and salmon
Caesar Salad – traditional Caesar salad, can add grilled chicken, grilled shrimp, crab cake, or salmon
Southwest Taco Salad – tortilla bowl with chopped lettuce, tomato, onion, taco meat, cheddar jack, guacamole, salsa, and spicy remoulade
Crispy Buffalo Chicken Salad – romaine, crisp chicken fingers tossed in wing sauce, bleu cheese crumbles, carrots, tomato, red onion & bleu cheese dressing
Shrimp & Strawberry Salad – grilled shrimp, spinach, strawberries, goat cheese with roasted almonds and raspberry vinaigrette
Oriental Sesame Grilled Salmon Salad – spring mix, grilled salmon, julienne vegetables, Mandarin oranges & toasted almonds with a sesame vinaigrette
Tomato & Mozarella Salad – spinach, tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, balsamic drizzle, pesto oil

Burgers & Chicken Sandwiches (served with side of fries)
Taps Burger – 1/2 lb burger served on grilled bun with fries
Grilled Chicken Sandwich – grilled chicken breast on a grilled ciabatta roll with fries
Whiskey BBQ Burger – 1/2 lb burger with whiskey BBQ sauce, cheddar, bacon, and fried onion straws on a grilled bun
Border Burger – 1/2 lb burger with jalapenos, ghost pepper cheese, chili, cguacamole, and spicy remoulade on a grilled bun
German Burger – 1/2 ln burger with sauerkraut, Swiss, Guinness stout mustard on a pretzel bun
Black Bean Burger – vegetarian burger with roasted pepper mayo on a grilled ciabatta roll
Turkey Burger – ground turkey burger with roasted peppers, provolone, spinach, and garlic aioli on a grilled ciabatta roll
Black Forest Chicken Sandwich – Grilled chicken with ham, Swiss, and Guinness mustard on a pretzel bun
Island Chicken Sandwich – grilled chicken with jerk seasoning and pineapple chutney on a grilled ciabatta roll
Cajun Chicken Sandwich – grilled cajun spiced chicken with bleu cheese crumbles, crispy onion straws, and roasted pepper mayo on a grilled ciabatta roll

Sandwiches & Melts (served with fries)
Sloppy Joe – traditional sloppy joe sandiwhc on a grilled bun
Crab Cake Sandwich – housemade crab cake served on a grille d ciabatta roll with tartar
Cheesesteak – chopped beef with American cheese, caramelized onions, and marinara sauce
Chicken Cheesesteak – chopped chicken with American cheese, caramelized onions, and marinara sauce
Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich – slow cooked whiskey BBQ pork topped with onion straws on a grilled bun
Chicken Parmesan Sandwich – panko-crusted chicken breast fried and topped with marinara and mozzarella on a grilled bun
Four Cheese Melt – grilled cheese with Swiss, American, provolone, and cheddar on country white
Tuscan Melt – grilled cheese with chicken, basil, fresh mozzarella, tomato, and provolone on country white
Taps Piggy Melt – grilled cheese with ham, pulled pork BBQ, Swiss, bacon, and tomato on rye
Pastrami & Swiss Melt – grilled cheese with shredded pastrami, Swiss, and Guinness stout mustard on rye

Meatloaf – housemade meatloaf served with mashed potatoes, gravy, and green beans
Octoberfest Pork & Sauerkraut – German beer roasted pork served with sauerkraut and mashed potatoes
Baked Crab Cakes – housemade crab cakes with cilantro rice and green beans
Whiskey BBQ Salmon – Whiskey BBQ glazed salmon with steamed broccoli and cilantro rice
Chicken Parmesan & Linguini – breaded chicken breast topped with mozzarella and marinara and served over linguini
Shrimp Tacos – fried tortilla shell with grilled shrimp, lettuce, tomato, pico de gallo, cheddar jack, and spicy remoulade
Flat Iron Steak – flat iron steak, grilled and served with a stout bacon jam, goat cheese, mashed potatoes and green beans
Vegetable Stirfry – broccolli, spinach, peppers, tomatoes, onions, and carrots in an Asian stir fry served over cilantro rice
Chicken & Shrimp with Vodka Sauce – sauteed chicken and shrimp with roasted peppers and broccolli over linguini with a tomato cream sauce
German Wursts – Bratwurst and smoked kainerwurst served with mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, and mustard gravy

Heart Healthy
Lemon Chicken – lemon grilled chicken served over cilantro rice
Grilled Salmon – 4oz grilled salmon Fried Coconut Shrimp with Fries


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