Crossfade (Oxbow Brewing Company)

Style: Blended Mixed Fermentation Hoppy Farmhouse Ale 5% ABV December 2015 From: Newcastle/Portland, ME Brewery’s Note: “Crossfade is a blend of hop-forward saisons. The presence of wild yeasts increase the complexity and longevity of this blonde farmhouse ale.” This bottle pours out a frothy, radiant yellow with chalky highlights. A head of sudsy, eggshell white that dwindles to a soapy cap. The beer’s body is … Continue reading Crossfade (Oxbow Brewing Company)

Elephant Heart de Brettaville (Almanac Brewing Company)

Style: Dry- Hopped Brett Saison Aged in Wine Barrels with Elephant Heart Plums 6.5% ABV From: San Francisco, CA Brewery’s Note on Beer: “Elephant Heart de Brettaville takes its name from Elephant Heart plums, a fruit prized for its ruby red flesh and berry-like tartness. We began with a brett-fermented ale and aged it in wine barrels with this succulent stone fruit, then generously dry-hopped with … Continue reading Elephant Heart de Brettaville (Almanac Brewing Company)

Sepal (Deciduous Brewing Company)

Sepal (Deciduous Brewing Company) Style: Dry-Hopped Mixed Fermentation Grisette 4.2% ABV From: Newmarket, NH Brewery’s Note: “Our interpretation of a 4.2%abv Australian dry hopped, table Brett Grisette. Primarily fermented with Brettanomyces Bruxellensis, heavily dry hopped for the style, then spiked at bottling with our house bacterial culture for a little tartness and bottle evolution./ “Sepals typically function as protection for the flowering bud, and often … Continue reading Sepal (Deciduous Brewing Company)

Funky Gold Amarillo (Prairie Artisan Ales)

Style: Dry-Hopped Wild Ale 7.5% ABVs 18 IBU’s Brewery’s Notes: “Funky Gold Amarillo is the second beer in our dry-hopped sour ale series. We took our sour golden ale, Gold, and gave it a heavy dosing of Amarillo hops. The result is a beer that is a mix of tropical fruit and Prairie funk. Notes of peach, orange, white wine, and citrusy brett can be … Continue reading Funky Gold Amarillo (Prairie Artisan Ales)

Amorous (Wicked Weed Brewing Company)

Style: Dry-Hopped American Wild Ale 7.0%ABV Hops: Amarillo, Centennial, and Mosaic Bottle On: From: Asheville, NC Brewery’s Note: “Amorous is defined as being in love or enamored, and no one can doubt that Wicked Weed is in love with sour and hoppy ales. This bottle is a blend of both Brett and Sour barrels, dry hopped with a bouquet of American hops to accentuate the … Continue reading Amorous (Wicked Weed Brewing Company)