St. Bretta Autumn 100% Brettanomyces Citrus Wildbier (Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project)

Style: Brett Witbier / American Wild Ale w/Navel Oranges 5.5% ABV 2014/Batch 5 Brewery’s Note: “St. Bretta is our 100% Brettanomyces Whitebier that was just released this week! Not only is St. Bretta an evolution of Wild Wild Brett Orange, but also it will be ever-changing depending on the fresh citrus available that season. For our spring release we decided to brew St. Bretta with … Continue reading St. Bretta Autumn 100% Brettanomyces Citrus Wildbier (Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project)

Albus Singularis Blend #1 (OEC)

Style: Witbier w/ginger root, chamomile, lemon balm. Aged 4 months in a Pinot Noir/Gin barrel 4.7% ABV From: Oxford, CT Brewery’s Note: “Albus is our historic interpretation of a Belgian white ale brewed with copious amounts of malted & unmalted wheat along with ginger root, chamomile and lemon balm. It is fermented using saccharomyces and lactobaccilus. Albus Singularis is a special edition matured in an … Continue reading Albus Singularis Blend #1 (OEC)

Smuttlabs Schmutzig (Smuttynose Brewing Company)

Style: American/Hoppy Hefeweizen 6.0% ABV 15 IBU’s Malts: North American 2-Row, Wheat Malt, Munich 10L Hops: Bittering- Magnum, Flavoring- Sterling, Dry Hop- Crystal Yeast: Hefeweizen From: Hampton, NH Brewery’s Note: “Schmutzig is a Bavarian IPA that showcases the interplay between hefeweizen yeast and Sterling and Crystal hops. It’s hoppy like an IPA, but firmly grounded in Bavaria, thanks to its hefeweizen roots.” First and foremost, … Continue reading Smuttlabs Schmutzig (Smuttynose Brewing Company)

Blanche de Grâce (Idle Hands Craft Ales)

Style: Witbier 5.2% ABV 18 IBU’s OG: 1.051 Malts: Pilsen, Aromatic, Unmalted Wheat, Oats Hops: Mt Hood, Tradition, Sterling Brewery’s Note: “Literally translated to “the white of Grace”, this beer has been a favorite of Grace’s from the time it was first homebrewed several years ago. Over the years, the spicing in the recipe has undergone constant refinement to the point where the spices now serve to … Continue reading Blanche de Grâce (Idle Hands Craft Ales)

On The Count of 3 (Baxter Brewing Company)

Style: Imperial American Hefeweizen 7.0% ABV 42 IBU’s Brewer’s Note: “A weisbier with an American twist, On the Count of Three commemorates Baxter’s third anniversary by combining the old and the new. Using traditional German yeast to ferment and uncommonly big but smooth wheat beer, then adding generous doses of West Coast hop varieties, we celebrate our past and anticipate a bright future.” The can’s … Continue reading On The Count of 3 (Baxter Brewing Company)

Sweet Repute 2013 (Founders Brewing Company)

Style: Wheatwine aged in Maple Bourbon Barrels and Bourbon Barrels 12.6% ABV Brewer’s note: “It’s not always a good thing when your reputation precedes you. But the complexity of this powerful wheat wine will give it a Sweet Repute no matter where, when or how your paths meet. Our brewing team painstakingly choreographed each layer of this beer’s characteristics, starting with a healthy wheat and … Continue reading Sweet Repute 2013 (Founders Brewing Company)

First Sparrow (White Birch Brewing Company)

Style: Grodziskie (Smoked Wheat Ale) 3.8% ABV Bottle in Spring 2013 From: Hooksett, NH Brewer’s Note: From the weird and wild world of nearly forgotten beer styles, we bring you First Sparrow, a Grodziskie of mild but notable stature.  The Grodziskie, or Gratzer, was one of those wonderfully peculiar beers that seemed bound for extinction, wacky dodo bird that somehow managed to survive on the … Continue reading First Sparrow (White Birch Brewing Company)