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)

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)

Sour Time Lager (Jack’s Abby Brewing Company)

Style: Wheat Lager aged with a mixed culture/Wild Lager 4.8% ABV 15 IBU’s OG: 11.8 Plato From: Framingham, MA Brewer’s Note: “We aged last year’s Leisure Time Lager in wine barrels with wild yeast and souring organisms. Through this process, the beer was transformed creating a lightly tart, funky and dry beer. Prost!” The beer’s label is the classic Jack’s Abby label with a nice gradient … Continue reading Sour Time Lager (Jack’s Abby Brewing Company)

Leisure Time Lager (Jack’s Abby Brewing Company)

Style: Witbier Lager 4.8% ABV 15 IBU’s OG: 11.8° Plato Brewed with: Lemongrass, Coriander, Orange Peel and Chamomile Brewer’s Note: “We honor our Pops with this beer. His vision built the Leisure Time ice brand decades ago and inspired us to build Jack’s Abby as a family business. Leisure Time Lager is brewed with wheat and a blend of spices including lemongrass, coriander, orange peel … Continue reading Leisure Time Lager (Jack’s Abby Brewing Company)

Plum Island Belgian White (Newburyport Brewing Company)

Style: Witbier 5.4% ABV Brewer’s Note: “An unfiltered witbier with hints of citrus & coriander. This “partly cloudy” ale features slight citrus and spicy aromas complemented by mild sweet pilsner and wheat malt tastes. Our friends in Belgium would be proud of us.” The beer’s can is funky and designed perfectly to take in other styles as well.  I like the big wave that is … Continue reading Plum Island Belgian White (Newburyport Brewing Company)

Florida Cracker Belgian-Style White Ale (Cigar City Brewing)

Style: Witbier 5.0% ABV 18 IBU’s OG: 12 SRM: 3 Brewed with: Curaco Peel and Coriander From: Tampa, FL Brewer’s Note: “Pours cloudy straw in color with moderate notes of orange peel, coriander and hints of vanilla. Flavor has upfront citrus with coriander notes that lead into lemon/lime like notes and finishes with citrus and flowers.” The can’s label is a neat old looking map … Continue reading Florida Cracker Belgian-Style White Ale (Cigar City Brewing)