Fourthmeal (The Bruery & Maine Beer Company)

Style: Hoppy Belgian Pale Ale 6.9% ABV 60 IBU’s SRM: 7 From: Placentia, CA Brewery’s Note: “The Bruery and Maine Beer Company got together and cooked up something special for you: fourthmeal. It isn’t brunch; it isn’t “linner.” It’s a hoppy Belgian-style ale that brings aspects of both breweries to the table: fruity, Belgian yeast esters, a crisp, bready backbone, citrus and piney hop characteristics, … Continue reading Fourthmeal (The Bruery & Maine Beer Company)

Evora (Allagash Brewing Company)

Style: Mixed Fermentation Belgian-style Strong Pale Ale aged in Brandy Barrels 9.0% ABV From: Portland, ME Grains: Maris Otter Malt, Flaked Oats Hops: Sorachi Ace, Hallertau, and Northern Brewer Yeast: Classic Belgian, Brettanomyces Bruxellensis Barrels: Aged for One Year in Portuguese Brandy Barrels Total Fermentation and Conditioning Time: 18 months Brewery’s Note: “Evora is a golden hued ale with aromas of tropical fruit, honey, and spice. Citrus, oak, and earthiness … Continue reading Evora (Allagash Brewing Company)

First Pitch (Idle Hands Craft Ales)

Style: Belgian Rye Pale Ale 6.3% ABV Bottled On: April 15th, 2015 From: Everett, MA Brewery’s Note: “First Pitch is the quintessential beer to enjoy while watching a game. Rye combines wonderfully with our house Belgian yeast to create a chewy, spicy malt backbone. However, hops are at the center of the lineup with Amarillo, Mosaic, and Cascade each taking swings creating flavors of candied … Continue reading First Pitch (Idle Hands Craft Ales)

Broken Angel (Trillium Brewing Company)

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale 9.0% ABV From: Boston, MA Bottled on: 01/23/15 Brewery’s Note: “Belgian Strong Pale Ale” The beer pours a pale yellow, like dried straw, and forms a head of eggshell white bubbles above the glass. When the head descends, it leaves an absolute sheet of creamy lacing, like a tidal wave of tiny eggs. It crystal clear and clean in body … Continue reading Broken Angel (Trillium Brewing Company)

Beer Table Table Beer: Crooked Stave Edition (Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project)

Style: Belgian Pale Ale/Farmhouse Table Beer 3.6% ABV Brewed at: Westbrook Brewing Company, Mount Pleasant, SC Brewer’s Note: “I brew beer for the love of science. Every batch we brew has new parameters and new variables and I push to continually evolve our process and the flavors of our beers. This is a lightly tart golden beer with a small touch of Brett and heavy … Continue reading Beer Table Table Beer: Crooked Stave Edition (Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project)

Le Freak (Green Flash Brewing Company)

Style: Belgian Double IPA/ American Tripel 9.2% ABV 101 IBU’s Brewery’s Note: “Le Freak is the first-ever hybrid ale of its kind: the convergence of a Belgian-Style Trippel with an American Imperial IPA. Spawned over barstool pontifications between Publican and Brewmaster, this zesty Amarillo dry-hopped, bottle-conditioned marvel entices with fruity Belgian yeast aromatics and a firm, dry finish. Experience a legendary beer phenomenon.” The beer … Continue reading Le Freak (Green Flash Brewing Company)

2014 Prince Tuesday (Allagash Brewing, Maine Beer Company, Rising Tide Brewing)

Style: Belgian Rye Pale Ale 7.7% ABV From: Portland, ME Brewery’s Note: “Prince Tuesday is a collaboration with Rising Tide Brewing and Maine Beer Company. The beer was originally brewed (on a small scale) for the first Maine Brewers’ Guild Festival in Boothbay, ME in 2011. It is a Belgian Rye Pale Ale. Brewed with Rye from Rising Tide, hopped by Maine Beer Company and … Continue reading 2014 Prince Tuesday (Allagash Brewing, Maine Beer Company, Rising Tide Brewing)