Burial ‘Machete’, 6% ABV. Asheville, NC – Mixed culture farmhouse, made by blending old oak-aged saison with a bright young saison. It’s rusticity exudes peppery spice, citric and grassy aromas, while a vivid acidity provides the palate cleansing finish.
Stillwater ‘Action Bronson’s 7000’, 4,5% ABV. Brooklyn, NY – a dry hopped sour ale with muscat grapes. Aroma brings out the tart muscat grapes with light wild yeast, some lacto and very tart citrus. The flavor is along the same lines, with tartness and dry grapes including lots of must. Good stuff!
Allagash ‘Two Lights’, 6,7% ABV. Portland, ME – A beer brewed with sauvignon blanc must and fermented with lager and champagne yeast. An ode to two of the more refreshing drinks of summer : cold beer and sparkling wine. Flavor profile is a mix of tropical fruit and the snappy spritz of a freshly picked grape.
The Bruery ‘Out of the Lunchbox’, 7,3% ABV. Placentia, CA – What’s better than splitting a PB&J sandwich with your favorite buddy over lunch? How about sharing this PB&J-inspired beer instead? This lunchtime ale was brewed with lactose; with peanut flour, boysenberries and salt added.
Sloop ‘Juice Bomb’, 6,5% ABV. Elizaville, NY – A hazy, golden, unfiltered IPA. The low bitterness and late hopping showcases the citrusy, juicy notes that many American hops contain. A blast of tropical aroma is followed by a resiny and balanced flavor. Hella easy drinking beer!
Right Proper ‘August October’, 6,7% ABV. Washington, DC – Fermented in one of their 45 gl French Oak foeders from August through October with their house mixed-culture of wild yeasts along with fresh Pinot Gris Juice and pommace.
Schneider Weisse ‘Nelson Sauvin’, 7,3% ABV. Kelheim, Germany – Weizenbock with intensely fruity aromas that are balanced by a malty nose. You feel a thrilling contract of exotic flowery notes and malty spicy impressions finished by a fine bitterness surrounded by a slightly sour fruitiness. A little reminiscent of a nice glass of Sauvignon Blanc ;).
Threes ‘End of Story’, 9% ABV. Brooklyn, NY – Double IPA; Notes of Orange Juice Concentrate, Grapefruit, Cooling, Clementine and Mandarin.
Suarez Family ‘Palatine Pils’, 5,2% ABV. Livingston, NY – Unfiltered German Pilsner. Aroma is wheat and citrus. Medium bodied, lemon, grass, very crisp, crushable. Enough said. An outstanding Pils! #pilslove #summerofpils
Oxbow ‘Grizacca’, 5,2% ABV. Newcastle, ME – An American grisette, super-hopped with Azacca. Dry, moderately zesty with more lemon rind, light bitter hay, wheat, salt. Drinkable and lovely.
Hudson Valley ‘Graven Image’, 8% ABV. Beacon, NY – Sour Double IPA with raw wheat, malted oat, milk sugar, green tea & lime, hopped with Motueka.
Jolly Pumpkin ‘iO Saison’, 6,8% ABV. Dexter, MI – A sour saison brewed with rose hips, rose petals and hibiscus. Fruity, acidic, pretty, wooden, light malt sweetness masked by citric tartness. Bready, floral and lightly perfume. Subtle and sexy.
Greenpoint Beer ‘Moving Parts’, 7% ABV. Brooklyn, NY – DDH IPA brewed with Halcyon and flaked oats. Hopped with Citra Lupulin and El Dorado. Double dry-hopped with Citra.
Liefmans ‘Goudenband’, 8% ABV. Oudenaarde, Belgium – Infinitely complex in aroma and flavor with notes of maltiness and tartness throughout. An unsurpassed old brown with the richness and complexity of a vintage wine.
Stillwater ‘Cellar Door’, 6,6% ABV. Brooklyn, NY – Witbier brewed with white sage. Extremely well balance with a delicate complexity. Extremely quaffable and refreshing. A Stillwater Classic.
Oxbow ‘FPA’, 6% ABV. Newcastle, ME – This Farmhouse Pale Ale is their American interpretation of a hoppy saison. Belgian pilsner malt provides the base for an abundance of American hops and their farmhouse yeast to shine together in this refreshing ale.
Finback/ Brewski ‘Combining Forms’, 7,4% ABV. Queens, NY/ Helsingborg, Sweden – IPA with apricot and mango dry hopped with Galaxy, Amarillo and Citra Cryo hops. Bursting with apricot aroma, fruity and balanced.
Greenpoint Beer and Ale ‘Strawberry Alarm Clock’, 5,2% ABV. Brooklyn, NY – Sour Ale with Strawberries. Fermented atop 80 pounds of strawberries, coriander, and hibiscus. Tart, tangy, and super crisp. Brewed with a touch of toasted wheat for body.
J Wakefield ’24th Street Brown’, 6,8% ABV. Miami, FL – Easy drinking English style brown ale that has hints of roasted coffee and a strong nutty flavor.
Hudson Valley ‘Mirror Shield’, 7% ABV. Beacon, NY – Sour IPA with raw wheat, malted oat, milk sugar, lychee, chamomile, and lavender – hopped with Mosaic.
Bunker ‘Beast Coast ‘, 6% ABV. Portland, ME – Their aggressively hopped East Coast IPA with Simcoe, Vic Secret, and Cashmere; and then dry hopped with Vic Secret!
Bunker ‘Fulcrum’, 5,3% ABV. Portland, ME – A hoppy, smooth dream of an ale that began with a soft pillow of UK Golden Promise 2 Row and flaked oats onto which they applied a hefty coating of Galaxy and Mosaic goodness. Notes of Pineapple, gooseberry and charred papaya.
Bunker ‘Nice Life’, 5% ABV. Portland, ME – Session IPA. Soft citrus, light pine and leaves. Crisp and toasty. Medium bodied, gentle and did I say crisp already because it really is! Light bitterness in the finish.
Bunker ‘Don’t Look Back’, 8% ABV. Portland, ME – Only the second Double IPA they’ve ever released! It’s hopped with Idaho 7, Mosaic, and Citra and then dry hopped with Mosaic lupulin powder.
To Øl ‘Chateau Øl ‘, 10,4% ABV. Copenhagen, DK – a Belgian Tripel style beer that is aimed at replicating a crisp wine. Using a “melody” of wine yeasts to ferment the beer. On top of that they chose to use Hallertau Blanc hops for both kettle and dry hopping to produce the grape 🍇 , pear 🍐 like flavors that they desired. A touch of flaked rye gives a spicy kick with the Pilsner malt base giving a clean finish that helps balance the flavors.
To Øl ‘Sur New England Shandy’, 5,8% ABV. Copenhagen, DK – Sour mash pale ale with lemon and lime juice. A sour explosion. Extremely TART.
To Øl ‘Berry White’, 5% ABV. Copenhagen, DK – A white ale, smooth yet refreshing mouthfeel, they then add a sweet fruit flavor with Amarillo and Mosaic hops for a touch of bitterness and slightly soured mash for balance.