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)

Sauvage Blanc (Green Bench Brewing Company & Trinity Brewing Co.)

Style: Mixed Fermentation Wild Ale 5.5% ABV 50 IBU’s OG: 12.2P 30% Fermentables: Chardonnay Grape Must Single Hop Selection: Nelson Sauvin Primary Yeast: House Mixed Culture Conditioning Yeast: Brettanomyces Dre Brux Brewery’s Note: “100% Brettanomyces fermented farmhouse ale with 30% fermentables coming from Chardonnay Grape Must and 100% Nelson Hops. Bottle conditioned on Brett./ The Sauvage Club is a limited membership program centered around an … Continue reading Sauvage Blanc (Green Bench Brewing Company & Trinity Brewing Co.)

Smoked Maple Lager (Collaboration: Jack’s Abby and Lawson’s Finest Liquids)

Style: Rauchbier with 100% Vermont Maple Syrup added 6.0% ABV From: Framingham, MA and Warren, VT Brewer’s Note: “This beer was brewed as a collaboration between Jack’s Abby and Lawson’s Finest Liquids. Valley Malt malted all the 2-row malt in addition to the specially smoked malt with hand-sourced wood from VT. Brewed with one gallon of maple syrup per barrel of beer. An addition of … Continue reading Smoked Maple Lager (Collaboration: Jack’s Abby and Lawson’s Finest Liquids)

Saison du Buff (Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, In Collaboration with: Stone Brewing Company, Victory Brewing Company)

Style: Saison/Farmhouse Ale 6.8% ABV Brewing Note:  Brewed with parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme First things first, this is a really cool collaboration brew.  Unlike traditional collaborations, this beer was designed by the three breweries and then each brewer went and brewed it at their own respected brewery.   What this means is that there are three different versions of this beer, each with their brewery’s … Continue reading Saison du Buff (Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, In Collaboration with: Stone Brewing Company, Victory Brewing Company)