Bell’s Hop Slam Ale 6pk + Mini Keg Starting with six different hop varietals added to the brew kettle & culminating with a massive dry-hop addition of Simcoe hops. These Pacific Northwest varieties hops contribute a pungent blend of grapefruit, stone fruit and floral notes. A generous malt bill and a solid dollop of honey provide just enough body to keep the balance in check, resulting in a remarkably drinkable rendition of the Double India Pale Ale style.
Stone Grapefruit Slam Its bitter, zesty grapefruit peel infusion created a bright accent to flavors of pine resin and fresh citrus well in advance of the explosion of fruited beers that are reveling in at the moment. Five years later, Stone is bringing back their Grapefruit Slam IPA for round two. It’s a link to the past planted delightfully in the present.
Boulevard Space Camper Cosmic IPA is an exhilarating initiation into a mind-bending alternate universe of India Pale Ales. The brewers employ massive hop additions at the end of the boil, and during fermentation, to minimize upfront bitterness and create a juicy IPA bursting with tropical fruit flavors and aromas of nectar and citrus.
Duclaw Haze of Glory is a medium-bodied New England IPA that delivers a juicy, hazy squeeze to your palate.
Avery Hazyish IPA is a juicy and hazy India Pale Ale with low bitterness, an expressive aroma of four different hop varieties, and a creamy mouthfeel.
Troegs Nugget Nectar Bottles & Cans Once a year, as the newest humulus lupulus harvest arrives at Tröegs, they blend these super-fresh hops into an Imperial Amber Ale. Excessively dry-hopped, Nugget Nectar is an explosion of pine, resin, white peppercorn, grapefruit pith and mango.
Bell’s Larry’s Latest Flamingo Fruit Fight is brewed with passion fruit and lime zest, resulting in a tart blend of tropical, citrus flavors and aromas.
Ballast Point High West Barrel Aged Victory at Sea is an award-winning Imperial Porter with cold-steeped coffee and vanilla. From a blend of Ballast Point Victory at Sea aged in High West’s own bourbon & rye whiskey oak casks, new layers of complexity emerge with notes of soft caramel and smoky oak over a dark chocolate and roasted almond body.
Dogfish Head the Perfect Disguise looks like a straightforward Kölsch with a crisp Kölsch yeast and traditional German malts and hops but things aren’t always what they seem. With a quick sniff and a slight sip, you’re greeted by a creamy mouthfeel and full body thanks to the addition of a unique German chit malt. Hiding deeper behind that German disguise is the double dry-hopping of an American Double IPA, with nearly 4 lbs. of German and American hops per barrel. It brings tropical flavors of citrus, tangerine, mango, gooseberries and peach.
Dogfish Head Raison D’Extra This immodest brew, made with an obscene amount of malt, brown sugar and raisins, takes Belgian-style browns to new heights. Pushing the limits of what a Belgian yeast can do and discovered that's somewhere in the ballpark of 15% to 18% ABV. Perfect for aging in a beer cellar.
Fegley’s Bourbon Barrel Aged Insidious Imperial Stout is aged for a year. Pours an opaque black with a creamy tan head, a strong aroma of boozy bourbon and chocolate. Flavors wrapped up in the bourbon are toasty hints of chocolate, toffee, molasses, and vanilla. A mouth-coating medium body has a warming bourbon finish.
Schlafly Ibex Cellar Barrel Aged Stout is made with bitter hops and boldly flavorful oats, malts, and barley to give this beer its distinct character with highlights of dark chocolate and roasted sweetness. The stout is then stored in freshly emptied Kentucky bourbon barrels and is aged for several months before emerging with a luscious body and a pleasant, warming finish with notes of spiced vanilla and toasted oak.
Old Bust Head Vixen Irish Red is a medium bodied, with a clean finish, Vixen draws you in with a sweet caramel allure up front and gives chase with hints of roasted malt through the taste. A tea-like soft bitterness on the back end is so pleasing, you just may find you're reaching for another glass of this wily brew.
Old Bust Head Table Talk Belgian Style Wit made with passion fruit and guava purée for a new take on this traditional style.
Old Bust Head Graffiti House West Coast Style IPA asserts its presence with a potent aroma of passion fruit, mango, guava, and citrus. The bold and juicy tropical body is a unique signature of the Mosaic hops, while Cascade hops contribute to a clean citrus finish.
Potters Cherry Vanilla Cider has lush flavors of cherries and fresh Virginia apples are beautifully complemented by the alluring aroma of Madagascar vanilla beans. Two different varieties of cherries add a distinct jammy flavor to the acidity of Rome and York apples. Whole vanilla beans are steeped in cider and aged in oak barrels before blending back with the cherry infused cider
Liquid Hero Irregardless IPA is a medium bodied west coast style IPA hopped primarily with Citra hops. Pale to copper in color, this IPA packs big citrus, mango, tropical, and floral notes.
Liquid Hero Cloudification NEIPA is light and refreshing with smooth cream-like consistency. Juicy hop forward flavor and aroma. Notes of tropical fruit, citrus, orange, melon and pear.
Free Will Scramble Pron IPA with pink guava, apricot, peach, vanilla, and milk sugar. Playful fruit tartness and assertive hop character meld together, forging a tropical oasis that is seductively complemented by soft, enticing vanilla and a hint of milk sugar sweetness.
Black Flag Night Call Black IPA/Cascadian Dark Ale is brewed with Simcoe, Simcoe Lupulin Powder, Centennial, and Columbus.
Liquid Hero Shirtless Dictator Russian Imperial Stout is nearly jet black in color with a creamy tan head, this is one serious stout. Big amounts of various malts combine to create a viscous mouthfeel. Expect to experience rich flavors of roasted malts, dark fruits, wood, coffee, and dark chocolate. This beer ages well and the flavor profile will change over time.
Liquid Hero Loopyəlin NEIPA has a silky-smooth mouthfeel accompanied by a slightly sweet fruit forward hop presence in flavor and aromatics. Notes of Citrus, Tropical Fruits, Lime, Orange, Pineapple, and slight pine.
Black Flag Batter Boyz Stout is brewed with flaked barley, flaked oats, chocolate malt, and $1200 worth of fudge. Gently roll stored cans as all that fudge may settle slightly and trust me you want it allll in that glass.
Perennial Sump 2018 imperial coffee stout is made in collaboration with the devilishly handsome Scott Carey & Co. at South City's Sump Coffee. For this year's batch has coffee from the "La Virgen" region of Colombia.
Perennial Southside Blonde is a sessionable Belgian-Style Blonde Ale that is light-bodied and dry with a hint of fruitiness from the yeast.
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