Black Ops Brooklyn Brewing Company

Style: Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout 10.5% ABV Brewery’s Note: “Brooklyn Black Ops does not exist. However, if it did exist, it would be a strong stout concocted by the Brooklyn brewing team under cover of secrecy and hidden from everyone else at the brewery. The myth is that this supposed “Black Ops” was then aged for four months in bourbon barrels, bottled flat, and re-fermented with Champagne yeast. Presumably such a … Continue reading Black Ops Brooklyn Brewing Company

Reverend Potter’s Baltic Porter (Prodigal Brewery)

Style: Baltic Porter 6.8% ABV 40 IBU’s Hops: Perle, Spalt, Tettnang, Saaz OG: 1.074 SG From: Effingham, NH Brewery’s Note: “Reverend Potter’s Baltic Porter is a full flavored dark lager which owes itsheritage to the influence of the dark ales of England and cool fermented in thetradition of Eastern Europe. Generously hopped for balance, this beer hides its strength well, so watch out when imbibing near that … Continue reading Reverend Potter’s Baltic Porter (Prodigal Brewery)

Valar Morghulis (Brewery Ommegang)

Style: American Dubbel 8.0% ABV Malt: Our carefully crafted mixture of specialty malts. Sugar: Dark Candi Hops: Apollo, Hallertau Spalt From: Cooperstown, NY Brewery’s Note: “In the world of Westeros, Valar Morghulis means “all men must die.” Fans of the hit HBO show chose the foreboding phrase as the name of the newest beer in the Game of Thrones® collaboration between HBO and Brewery Ommegang. … Continue reading Valar Morghulis (Brewery Ommegang)

Cayuga Cruiser (Ithaca Brewing Company)

Style: Berliner Weisse 4.2% ABV Brewery’s Note: “Cayuga Cruiser is our slightly tart and exceptionally refreshing Berliner-Weisse style ale. Slightly hazy in appearance and light in body, this beer delivers the perfect combination of elements resulting in supreme and satisfying drinkability. Whether you’re on a boat or in your back yard, this beer is the quintessential summer refresher.” The beer’s label is clean and simple, … Continue reading Cayuga Cruiser (Ithaca Brewing Company)