CRAFT BREWERY &
Located at the site of the historic Loghouse Pub.
Axe & Barrel’s menu is made with local ingredients as often as possible. Buying local builds strong communities and contributes to the vibrancy of our beautiful island and province.
Axe & Barrel supports the diversity and quality that comes from our local providers, and looks forward to showcasing this through each item we create for you!
SESSION LAGER ABV: 4.8% IBU: 10
European style session-able lager. Cold fermented for two weeks, aged for a month. Crisp, clean easy drinking beer. Brewed with Canadian pilsner, European Munich, clean Vancouver Island water, Hallertau & Saaz and lager yeast.
RYE PALE ALE: ABV: 5.2% IBU: 30
Brewed with Canadian pale, British specialty malts, crystal rye, toasted rye flakes and West Coast ale yeast. Chinook, cascade, centennial and columbus hops for a rich citrus kick. Slightly darker in colour, and full bodied with dry spice notes.
INDIA PALE ALE: ABV: 6.8% IBU: 70
Canadian barley, British specialty malts, North American ale yeast. Made with Australian hops, summer, ella and topaz that bring out tropical fruit notes. (lychee, mango and passion fruit)
CITRUS WITBIER: ABV: 5.0% IBU: 10
Pilsner and flaked wheat for light colour and cloudiness. Curacao orange peel, coriander seed with fresh lemongrass and makrut lime leaves for a unique, citrus flavour.
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APPETTIZERS + SHARE PLATES
SMOKED CHICKEN WINGS $12
Rubbed in our own blend of seasonings and smoked in house with maple. Served with carrot, celery and buttermilk ranch – tossed in your choice of wing sauces:
Salt + Pepper, Red Hot, Peach Habanero, Sambal, Sweet + Sticky BBQ, Smokey Bourbon BBQ, Rye Juniper, Teriyaki or Honey Garlic, Sour Cherry or Axe Murderer.
CRISPY CHICKEN TENDERS $13
Five breaded chicken tenders served with Honey Dijon or Plum Sauce & choice of side
SWEET POTATO FRIES sm $5 – lg $8
Thick plank-cut sweet potato fries served with chipotle aioli.
ROASTED GARLIC PARMESAN FRIES sm $6 – lg $10
House cut fries tossed in roasted garlic oil, parmesan, and our 7-herb blend.
COCONUT PRAWNS $14
Golden fried panko and coconut breaded prawns, served with sweet chili lime dipping sauce.
POUTINE sm $7 – lg $12
House cut fries topped with cheese curds and homemade beef gravy, topped with green onions.
SMOKEY BEER BATTERED PICKLES $10
House smoked then fried in our Axe & Barrel lager batter. Served with a choice of roasted garlic or chipotle aioli.
Buttermilk marinated squid, lightly battered in rice flour & flash fried to perfection. Topped with crispy serrano peppers and green onions. Served with house-made tzatziki.
FRIES sm $ – lg $7
House cut Kennebec potatoes.
COLLABORATION SAUSAGE $8
Made in collaboration with The Whole Beast Butchery and our own Rye Pale Ale. Served with sauerkraut , house apple mustard, garlic, lemon aioli & crustinis.
SALT & PEPPER DRY RIBS $12
Bone-in pork rib ends brined in Axe & Barrel Rye Pale Ale.
NACHOS sm $13 – lg $19 – barrel top $39
House made corn tortillas chips piled high with layers of cheddar, monterey jack, tomatoes, bell peppers, black olives and jalapenos. Served with salsa and sour cream
ADD: Chicken / Spicy Beef / Pulled Pork / Cheese $6
SNACK PLATTER $45
A shareable platter of smoked chicken wings, salt + pepper dry ribs, chicken tenders, smokey beer battered pickles and sweet potato fries. Served with carrot, celery, honey dijon, plum sauce and chipotle aioli.
BUTCHER BLOCK $65
A shareable platter showcasing our Smoke House meats. Smokey bourbon beef ribs, sweet + sticky pork ribs, sour cherry pulled pork, collaboration sausage and smoked chicken wings. Served with apple ginger slaw and maple cornbread. (Serves 4)
SOUP + SALADS
SOUP OF THE DAY cup $6 – bowl $10
Ask your server about the daily soup – served with malted maple corn bread
SEAFOOD CHOWDER cup $8 – bowl $15
An Axe + Barrel Favourite! A hearty and full flavoured chowder loaded with smoked salmon, lingcod, shrimp, mussels, clams, and bacon. Served with maple cornbread
FRENCH ONION SOUP $11
Sweet caramelized onions in our Axe + Barrel Lager beef broth. House made cornbread croutons topped with melted swiss and cheddar cheese
WEST SHORE COBB $17
House smoked salmon, bacon, soft boiled egg, cherry tomatoes, candied walnuts, figs and blue cheese atop wedges of iceberg lettuce. Finished with avocado mousse, smoked apple butter and our buttermilk ranch dressing.
CAESAR SALAD half $7 – full $12
Crisp romaine, corn bread croutons, bacon, and parmesan cheese tossed in our rich and creamy house caesar dressing. Served with a side of garlic toast.
BACKYARD GARDEN SALAD half $6 – full $11
Artisan greens, shredded carrot, cucumber, tomato and roasted red peppers, lightly tossed in our house made mustard thyme vinaigrette. Topped with crispy fried onions.
THAI CHICKEN SALAD $13
Artisan greens, tomatoes and shredded carrot tossed with a toasted sesame dressing. Topped with sauteed chicken breast, toasted sesame seeds and crispy fried wonton strips.
All mains served with baked beans, cornbread, grilled seasonal vegetable, slaw and choice of side.
SMOKED BEEF RIBS $28
Brown sugar and BBQ spice rubbed beef ribs, smoked with hickory and maple in house. Smothered in our smokey bourbon BBQ sauce.
SMOKED PORK BACK RIBS $24
Brown sugar and Texas spice rubbed, smoked with hickory and maple in-house. Coated in our sweet + sticky BBQ sauce.
STRIP LOIN $26
8oz AAA strip loin flame grilled to your preferences with a savoury red wine demi-glace and mushrooms.
BEEF BRISKET $28
House brisket spiced rubbed, smoked slow and low with hickory and maple. Melts in your mouth with a red wine demi-glace.
SEARED SALMON $20
Pan seared 6oz. wild sockeye salmon fillet, with a butter basted crispy skin coated in a sweet rye juniper syrup glaze.
MAC & CHEESE $14
Macaroni noodles in a creamy four cheese bechamel sauce with a parmesan cornbread crust. Served with maple cornbread.
CAJUN CHICKEN PENNE $16
Grilled chicken breast, roasted red peppers, garlic and shallots in a creamy cajun alfredo sauce. Topped with parmesan and green onions, served with garlic toast.
WESTCOAST SEAFOOD FETTUCCINE $19
House smoked salmon, prawns, mussels, lingcod, clams, garlic and shallots. Tossed in a creamy lemon dill sauce, topped with parmesan and capers. Served with garlic toast.
BURGERS + SANDWICHES
Served with choice of Fries, Potato Salad, Salad or Soup
SIGNATURE AXE & BARREL BURGER $16
Hand pressed 7oz. ground chuck patty seasoned to perfection. Slathered in our sweet and sticky BBQ sauce. Topped with provolone, bacon and roasted garlic aioli.
GO VEGGIE $14
Black bean patty flavoured with our house salsa verde, sour cherry BBQ, roasted garlic aioli and apple ginger slaw
SALMON & CHIP BURGER $16
Grilled wild sockeye salmon with our own tartar sauce, apple ginger slaw and vinegar chips for an extra crunch.
FRIED CHICKEN BURGER $16
Crispy southern fried buttermilk chicken breast with chipotle aioli and apple ginger slaw
THE FORAGER $16
Same patty. Different story. Brimming with mushrooms, blue cheese, bacon, roasted garlic aioli and smokey bourbon BBQ sauce.
SMOKE N BARREL $16
Char grilled chicken breast brushed with our smokey bourbon BBQ sauce, smoked cheddar, roasted garlic aioli and bacon
Addons & Substitutions
Side Gravy $3 | Add Bacon $3 | Add Cheese $1.5 | Sub Yam Fries $2
Gluten-Free Buns available
MONTE CRISTO $16
Thick slices of egg battered French bread piled with our house smoked turkey breast, bacon, pineapple, green onions, mushrooms & chipotle aioli. Grilled to perfection with melted Swiss cheese.
SMOKED TURKEY CLUB (OR TRADITIONAL) $14
Our house smoked turkey breast with bacon, lettuce, tomato and roasted garlic aioli. Served on toasted multigrain or sourdough bread.
Simple but classic combination of bacon, lettuce with roasted garlic aioli between toasted multigrain or sourdough bread.
ROAST BEEF AND CHEDDAR CLUBHOUSE $16
Thinly shaved oven roasted beef with smoked cheddar, bacon, lettuce, tomato, roasted garlic aioli and house apple mustard stacked on a choice of toasted multigrain or sourdough bread.
Grilled marble rye packed with mouth watering homemade corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, roasted garlic aioli and house apple mustard.
PULLED PORK $14
House rubbed pork shoulder smoked with a combination of hickory and maple. Smothered in our sour cherry BBQ sauce on a sesame brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, roasted garlic aioli and apple ginger slaw.
CHICKEN CAESAR WRAP $14
Crispy chicken with our house made Caesar salad wrapped in a flour tortilla.
THAI CHICKEN WRAP $13
Sauteed chicken breast with artisan greens, tomato, carrot and crispy wontons. Tossed in toasted sesame dressing and wrapped in a flour tortilla.
Served with choice of Fries, Potato Salad, Salad or Soup
PORK BELLY TACOS (2) $16
House smoked pork belly glazed with our smoked apple butter and peach habanero hot sauce. Served in grilled flour tortillas with apple ginger slaw, arugula, avocado mousse and cilantro.
LINGCOD TACOS (2) $15
Axe + Barrel lager and cornmeal battered lingcod with house made salsa verde. Served in grilled flour tortillas and apple ginger slaw, arugula, avocado mousse and cilantro.
STEAK SANDWICH $19
8oz. AAA striploin flame grilled to your preference. Topped with sauteed, mushrooms, crispy fried onions and served on garlic toasted french bread
COD + CHIPS $18
Axe + Barrel lager and cornmeal-battered pacific lingcod served on house cut fries with our tartar sauce, apple ginger slaw and a lemon wedge
CHICKEN QUESADILLA $16
Grilled chicken breast, roasted red peppers, onions, tomatoes and a melted cheddar-jack blend folded in a crispy grilled tortilla. Served with salsa and sour cream.
BEEF DIP reg $14 – deluxe $17
Warm tender shaved roast beef laid on a garlic toasted bun with au jus for dipping. Try it with sauteed mushrooms, roasted red peppers and provolone