Stoneface APA (Stone Face Brewing Company)

Style: American Pale Ale 5.6% ABV From: Newington, NH Brewer’s Notes: [Not available… They don’t even have a beer section on their website? I know there are lots of important beer making things you guys are doing, but you should throw that up there so people can read lovely descriptions of your beer] The beer pours a pale orange with yellow and green hints. A … Continue reading Stoneface APA (Stone Face Brewing Company)

Hop Knife Harvest Ale (Troegs Brewing Company)

Style: Harvest Ale/ American Pale Ale 6.2% ABV 87 IBUs Color: Deep Amber Malts: Crystal, Pilsner, Vienna Hops: Cascade, Chinook, El Dorado Dry Hops: Centennial, Citra, Columbus Yeast: Ale Brewery’s Note: “Hop Knife Harvest Ale recognizes the meticulous, time-honored tradition of hand-harvesting hops at the peak of maturity. Our HopCyclone process creates an inward spiral of hop dispersal during fermentation, releasing a bounty of citrus, … Continue reading Hop Knife Harvest Ale (Troegs Brewing Company)

Fort Point Pale Ale (Trillium Brewing Company)

Style: American Pale Ale 6.5% ABV Malt: American 2 row, Dextrine Malt, Wheat Hops: Columbus, Citra Yeast: House Ale From: Boston, MA Brewer’s Note: “Layers of hops-derived aromas and flavors of citrus zest and tropical fruit rest on a pleasing malt backbone in our Fort Point Pale Ale. Dangerously drinkable with a dry finish and soft mouthfeel from wheat. Our year round hoppy pale ale … Continue reading Fort Point Pale Ale (Trillium Brewing Company)

a tiny beautiful something (Maine Brewing Company)

Style: American Pale Ale 5.5% ABV O.G.:1.049 Malt: American 2-Row, CaraPils, Caramel 40L & Flaked Oats 10L Hops: Warrior, El Dorado From: Fremont, ME Brewer’s Note: “a tiny beautiful something showcases a new hop variety, El Dorado. We started playing around with this hop last year. We brewed a pilot batch with this hop exclusively and one with it blended with some of our other … Continue reading a tiny beautiful something (Maine Brewing Company)

Extra Pale Ale (Almanac Beer Company)

Style: American Pale Ale Brewed with Mandarin Oranges 6.0% ABV From: San Francisco, CA Brewer’s Note: “Our American Extra Pale Ale is brewed with heaps of sweet Mandarin oranges from Blossom Bluff Farms and California two-row barley. We dry-hop with generous doses of aromatic Cascade, Columbus, Centennial, Simcoe and Galaxy  hops and finish the beer with a hint of lightly toasted American oak. About the … Continue reading Extra Pale Ale (Almanac Beer Company)

Collaboration Time III (Maine Beer Company and Nogne-O)

Style: Hoppy American Farmhouse Ale 5.6% ABV O.G.: 1.048 Malt: Belgian Pilsner, Danko Rye, Warthog Wheat Hops: Saaz, Falconer’s Flight, Cascade Brewed On: 7/15/13 From: Freeport, ME Brewer’s Note: “Brewed with a new friend, Kjetil Jikiun, founder and brewer at Nogne-O.  Our aim was to brew a delicate, sessionable beer incorporating elements of the saison and hoppy American ale styles.  We used a blend of our house ale … Continue reading Collaboration Time III (Maine Beer Company and Nogne-O)

Resonation Pale Ale (Great Rhythms Brewing Company)

5.2% ABV From: Portsmouth, NH Bottled On: 6/03/13 Brewer’s Note: “Inspired by our love of music and love for hops, Great Rhythm Brewing Company’s Resonation Pale Ale is our dry-hopped American Pale Ale; balanced, hoppy, full of flavor and aromas highlighting the complex citrus, pine, and floral character of American hops. We use two row barley malt and select crystal malts to lay down a smooth … Continue reading Resonation Pale Ale (Great Rhythms Brewing Company)

Gold Claw (Blue Lobster Brewing Company)

Style: American Pale Ale 4.5% ABV From: Hampton, NH Brewer’s Note: “Our interpretation of a “table” American Pale Ale. Hopped with Ahtanum and Falconer’s Flight.” The growler/company’s logo is of a lobster grabbing onto the oval that outlines the label.  It is clean and simple with very few lines.  The font is simple and straight forward, clearly displaying the brewery’s title.  I like the lobster … Continue reading Gold Claw (Blue Lobster Brewing Company)

Nephenthe Ales Solo- Springer (lawn-mower ale) (Candia Road Brewing Company)

Style: American Pale Ale/ American Golden Ale 7.4% ABV OG: 1.070 From: Manchester, NH Brewer’s Note: “This hazy golden ale was originally brewed out on the back steps on the first day of summer 2012. We wanted a yellow beer with a giant flavor, this hop bomb is great for the backyard or a freshwater rod. Lots of grapefruit and strong citrus flavors. This beer … Continue reading Nephenthe Ales Solo- Springer (lawn-mower ale) (Candia Road Brewing Company)

Daymark (Rising Tide Brewing Company)

Style: Rye American Pale Ale 5.5% ABV From: Portland, ME Brewer’s Note: “Chart a new course with Daymark as your guide. We start with a classic, clean and crisp American pale ale brewed with spicy Columbus and Centennial hops. Then we accent the grain bill with rye grown on small local family farms right here in Maine and malted to our specifications at Valley Malts, … Continue reading Daymark (Rising Tide Brewing Company)