Enjoy our Happy Hour Monday-Friday 4PM - 6PM

Bar Area Only:

$5 House Cocktails

$6 Specialty Libations & Glasses of Wine

$4 Local Beer Drafts

Daily Drink Features:

Monday: $4 Perpetual IPA Pints

Tuesday: $5 Cuervo Margarita

Wednesday: $5 Midstate Mule

Thursday: $5 Cosmopolitan

Friday: $5 Sangria


maple and lime seasoned | sliced green tomato and cucumber | frisée | black garlic vinaigrette / 5

Fried Kimchi

house beer batter dipped | sesame-ginger-chili miso / 5

Duck Prosciutto

grapefruit segments | rhubarb gastrique | mint | mozzarella emulsion / 5

5-Hour Braised Beef Short Rib & Avocado

fried shaved fennel | pickled shallot / 5

House Mozzarella

hand-pulled mozzarella | olive oil | apricot infused balsamic | Buck's County bee pollen | basil | cumin toastd ceci beans / 5


Smoked Trout

olive oil and sea salt flatbread | house pickle | PIPA mustard / 5

Cornmeal Fried Fish Nuggs

creole remoulade | grilled lemon / 5

Fried Cauliflower

truffle aioli / 5

Craft Cocktails

Eden Garden

In the style of Gerard Manley Hopkins
This cocktail will turn you into a gin drinker. Habañero-infused Corsair gin, Combier Pamplemousse Rose, house-made strawberry simple syrup, lemon sours, ruby red grapefruit juice and fresh thyme make a sinful combination / 10


In the style of Boris Pasternak
Pronounced vesnoyu (meaning “in the spring’), this cocktail features Midstate Distillery’s Iron & Ice vodka, organic apricot liqueur, ZerØday ginger beer and house-made lime sours; topped with Angostura bitters / 10

Oda Al Puebla

In the style of Pablo Neruda
Ancho Reyes Verde makes a savory poblano chile margarita when combined with El Jimador Blanco tequila, coriander bitters, organic raw agave & fresh lime; served on the rocks with a salt & pink peppercorn rim / 11

Mrs. Porter

In the style of T.S. Eliot
Absolut Citron and Effen Cucumber vodkas are shaked with muddled lemons, cucumbers, and organic raw agave to celebrate the warmer season / 11


In the style of Lewis of Carroll
Spring flavors burst forward with fecundity in this blend of Bluecoat gin, Cynar Artichoke liqueur, Lillet Blanc, homemade kumquat bitters, organic raw agave & fresh lemon / 12


In the style of Dylan Thomas
Our vanilla & coffee variation of the classic boulevardier cocktail features Crown Royal Vanilla, Corsair Oatrage whiskey, Cappelletti Aperitivo, and a splash of Kahlua / 12


In the style of William Blake
Tait Farm Foods outside of State College, PA has been making homemade jams since 1987. This cocktail combines their irresistible Sour Cherry preserve with Hidden Still’s Screw Head moonshine, Combier Crème de Fruits Rouges and our homemade rhubarb-hibiscus bitters / 13

Daily Libation

In the style of The Garlic Poet
Here at the Garlic poet, we strive to harbor an air of creativity. Sometimes we get obsessed with certain flavors, sometimes we want to tinker with something new. Ask your server about what inspired cocktail we’ve thought up this evening! / MARKET PRICE

The Garlic Poet is a must-stop.

Michael Glesson

The Carlisle Sentinel

Va La Vineyard – La Prima Donna

Avondale, PA
Bottle Only: 69
Flavors of tocai, malvasia bianca, viognier, pinot grigio, and petit mansang
Only 359 cases produced. This amber-hued wine was produced by the soils of the southeastern portion of the hills at Va La Vineyard, in a narrow vein of Kennett Square basalt and stony silt loams. It pairs well with fish, poultry, mushrooms, and white or cream sauces. Try it with Will’s Mushroom Bucatini or Fall Spice Infused Chicken.

Story Point Chardonnay

Sonoma County, California
Glass: 9 / Bottle: 36
Flavors of pear, white peach and ripe yellow apple are enriched on a plush palate. Subtle hints of vanilla and toasted oak linger on a silky finish

Canaletto Pinot Grigio

Veneto, Italy
Glass: 9 / Bottle: 36
A bouquet of green apple and pear invite you to imbibe this crisp, medium-bodied and perfectly balanced Pinot Grigio

‘The Other’ White Blend

Lodi, California
Glass: 10 / Bottle: 40
A blend of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier, this wine has lush flavors of tropical fruit, coconut and vanilla that lead to a long, flirtatious finish

Stoneburn Sauvignon Blanc

Marlborough, New Zealand
Glass: 11 / Bottle: 44
Fresh herbaceous notes are balanced with intense aromas of tropical fruits that lead to a refreshing, crisp finish that carries on long through the palate

Pio Cesare Moscato D’Asti

Piedmont, Italy
Glass: 12 / Bottle: 48
Prized worldwide for its enhanced aromatic bouquet, this Moscato is sweet and effervescent with flavors of honey, citrus and rich ripe fruits

Rare Rose

Lodi, California
Glass: 11 / Bottle: 44
A French style, multi-vintage blend of Grenache, Syrah and Merlot, this Rosé has a crisp, dry feel that pairs nicely with appetizers, spicy entrées and most desserts

Domaine Chandon Brut Classic

Napa Valley, California
Half Bottle: 40
Chandon’s signature flavor profile of apple, pear and citrus flavors with a hint of spice and delicate bursts of fine bubbles

J.J. MÜller Riesling

Rheinhessen, Germany
Glass: 10 / Bottle: 40
A perfect companion to spicy dishes and desserts, this versatile Riesling has flavors of apple, lime, passion fruit and a hint of honey alongside a mouthwatering acidity

Pink Pegau Rose

Côtes du Rhône, France
Bottle: 46
Bone dry with a crisp, mouth-watering acidity leading to a long mineral finish. A pinch of spice is balanced with red fruit, peach and floral aromas

Illahe Viognier

Willamette Valley, Oregon
Bottle: 58
Traditional Viognier flavors of honeysuckle and white flowers mingled with an elusive minerality that finishes long and clean

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc

Marlborough, New Zealand
Bottle: 68
Silky and concentrated, revealing ripe juicy stone fruit and lemongrass supported by a subtle salinity

Old Soul Chardonnay

Lodi, California
Bottle: 52
Floral notes create a well-balanced Chardonnay with a full body; flavors of tropical fruit and pear make this bright varietal crisp and succulent

Va La Vineyard – Mahogany

Avondale, PA
Bottle Only: 79
Flavors of malvasia nero, barbera, sagrantino, carmine, lagrein, charbono, teroldego, and petit verdot
Only 170.5 cases produced. This wine was produced by the black ‘mushroom’ soils area of the Va La Vineyard field. It pairs well with bison, lamb, braised dishes, and reduced sauces. Try it with Local Bison Steak or Five Hour Braised Short Ribs.

Story Point Cabernet Sauvignon

Sonoma County, California
Glass: 9 / Bottle: 36
This highly aromatic Cabernet Sauvignon is rich and intense with features a subtle spice and layers of dark fruity flavors

Round Hill Merlot

Napa Valley, California
Glass: 9 / Bottle: 36
Bright and flavorful with notes of ripe berries, vanilla and dark chocolate with silky tannins that end soft and smooth

Brownstone Pinot Noir

Lodi, California
Glass: 9 / Bottle: 36
Elegant, dry and crisp with piquant fruity flavors leading to an almost spicy finale

Newton Vineyard Claret

Spring Mountain, California
Bottle: 58
Aromas of plum, blackberry, allspice, vanilla and juniper mingle on the nose and continue onto a broad, round palate supported by cedar and cocoa

Château Haut-Bicou Bordeaux

Bordeaux, France
Glass: 11 / Bottle: 44
A dusty, red-earth driven Bordeaux with nuanced flavors of plum and black cherry

Ghostrider Ungrafted Red

Central Valley, California
Glass: 12 / Bottle: 48
Dry, spicy and meaty are what come to mind when drinking this exotic blend of Syrah, Zinfandel and Cabernet, contrasted with soft tannins for a well-balanced finish

Writer’s Block Malbec

Lake County, California
Glass: 12 / Bottle: 48
Aged in French, Hungarian and American Oak, this humble Malbec is the perfect pairing for most cheese and charcuterie plates

Pietra Santa Merlot

Cienega Valley, California
Bottle: 46
Bottled early to retain fruit, this quintessential Merlot boasts flavors of dark berries, plum and cedar balanced by a plush texture

Shooting Star Blaufrankisch

Yakima Valley, Washington
Glass: 11 / Bottle: 44
Blau Frankish (literally “blue grape from France”) has characteristics of Gamay, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel. This wine is clean and unpretentious, bursting with the flavor of a warm berry pie, but is still crisp with soft tannins

Paul Jourdan Chateauneuf

Châteauneuf du Pape, France
Bottle: 64
Layers of velvet unfurl to sappy herbs and savory figs, balanced by a breath of tobacco and spice, which evolve to salted chocolate, licorice and cassis finishing with bold tannins

Chateau Diana Sparkplug

Healdsburg, California
Bottle: 60
Aged in Tennessee Bourbon barrels, this sumptuous blend of California Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet and Petit Verdot has undertones of dark fruit, anise, caramel and cigar smoke

Foradori Teroldego

Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Bottle: 80
A palate full of vitality that features nuances of crushed stone, five spice, scattered herbs and wildflowers; this Teroldego sounds complex but is delightfully drinkable

De Perriere Brut Rose

Burgundy, France
Glass: 9 / Bottle: 36
Inviting aromas of small red fruits that lead to a fresh, refined palate and crisp finish

La Marca Prosecco

Veneto, Italy
Glass: 11 / Bottle: 44
A vibrant bouquet of white peach and honeysuckle are harmoniously highlighted by a pleasant acidity that makes this “bubbly” ideal for any occasion

At The Garlic Poet, we feature a constantly rotating list of 18 draft beers. Ask us which beers pair perfectly with each of our meal selections!

Bottled Beers

Miller Lite
Coors Light
Bud Light
Stella Artois
Yuengling Lager
Beck’s Non-alcoholic