Weekend of 12/2

Hill Farmstead/Tired Hands ‘Karma Emulsion’, 5.2% ABV, American Pale Ale. Greensboro Bend, VT/ Ardmore, PA – What do you get when two heavy hitters get together to brew? This magnificent APA has loads of floral and piney hops with bone dry biscuity malt. Highly drinkable with a dry palate. Excellent.

Greenpoint Beer & Ale ‘Oxblood’, 8.2% ABV, Export Stout. Brooklyn, NY – Bittersweet cocoa, toffee and burnt sugar notes. Bright fruit with slight hints of pine. Full bodied and rich.

Rockaway ‘Lupulos con Leche’, 5.1% ABV,  Extra Pale Ale. Queens, NY – Huge high five to Ray for brewing a killer beer! (Ray works here on Monday nights) Sessionable extra pale ale brewed with oats, lactose and lots of Mosaic. Grassy, melony, citrus hops; full flavored and refreshing!

Omnipollo ‘Bianca Raspberry’, 4.2% ABV, Gose Stockholm, SE – Vibrant, intense raspberry with the rock salt creating a crisp dry finish. Not overly sweet, thanks to the salt, perfect sour!

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Weekend of 11/18

: 4.7% ABV. A crisp, thirst-quenching, and refreshing German-style Ale featuring mellow malt sweetness balanced by a delicate spicy, floral hop profile and smooth, fruity ale yeast. Light-bodied and exceptionally sessionable.

PowerSax: 4.5% ABV. Bright, citrusy hop aromatics with notes of melon and tropical fruit are balanced by a light, crisp malt presence in the sessionable, light bodied IPA.

Punk Rock For Rich Kids: 5% ABV. Belgo-American Blonde Ale with citrusy, melonesque American hop notes balanced by a light malt sweetness. Belgian yeast adds complex flavors of summer stone fruit and spice with a crisp, dry finish.

Butterfly Flashmob: 7% ABV. Copious amounts of piney, citrusy American hops make a light malt sweetness their bitch in this full-flavored Belgian IPA. Aggressive bitterness, massive hop flavor and super fruity Belgian yeast.

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Solemn Oath at Brouwerij Lane!!

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On Wednesday November 11th, come welcome Solemn Oath Brewery from Naperville, IL to NYC. We will be pouring 4 of their most excellent beers:

: 4.7% ABV. A crisp, thirst-quenching, and refreshing German-style Ale featuring mellow malt sweetness balanced by a delicate spicy, floral hop profile and smooth, fruity ale yeast. Light-bodied and exceptionally sessionable.

PowerSax: 4.5% ABV. Bright, citrusy hop aromatics with notes of melon and tropical fruit are balanced by a light, crisp malt presence in the sessionable, light bodied IPA.

Punk Rock For Rich Kids: 5% ABV. Belgo-American Blonde Ale with citrusy, melonesque American hop notes balanced by a light malt sweetness. Belgian yeast adds complex flavors of summer stone fruit and spice with a crisp, dry finish.

Butterfly Flashmob: 7% ABV. Copious amounts of piney, citrusy American hops make a light malt sweetness their bitch in this full-flavored Belgian IPA. Aggressive bitterness, massive hop flavor and super fruity Belgian yeast.

MEET THE BREWERS AND CRUSH SOME BEERS WITH THEM AROUND 5:30PM!! 

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Weekend of 11/11

Maine Beer Co. ‘Another One’, 7% ABV, IPA Freeport, ME  – Freshey fresh. Hoppy pine flavor, passion fruit, peach, caramel notes, some orange zest. Hugely drinkable IPA. This beer will make you want another one after another one.

Omnipollo ‘Aurora’, 7.2% ABV, IPA. Stockholm, Sweden – There’s no lie, I love Omnipollo and any chance I get I try to get their excellent brews. Dank hops, orange peel bitter, and mega juicy. Clean and crushable, you won’t be able to stop drinking it.

Tired Hands ‘Cheryl’, 5.1% ABV, Oaked Witbier. Ardmore, PA – Brewed with malted oats and raw wheat. Lightly hopped with Cascade and spiced with coriander and orange peel. Fermented in one of their large oak foedres with their MAGICKAL house yeast. Complex and wonderfully integrated.

JW Lees ‘Harvest Ale 2015 Lagavulin’, 11.5% ABV, Barley Wine. Middleton, England – Big beer for the colder weather approaching. Sweet with notes of whisky, peach and smoke. Slightly woody and for sure you’ll feel the booziness this brew packs. Mmmm.

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Weekend of 11/04

Mikkeller/ Three Floyds ‘Bla Spøgelse’, 7.7% ABV, Blueberry Bluebic. Copenhagen, DK/ Muenster, Indiana  – Very well-balanced with loads of blueberries, with just enough tartness and a slight hint of dry barrel quality. The right amount of fruit, tartness and funk. Think a blueberry smoothie with alcohol. Yum.

Dark Horse ‘Scotty Karate’, 9.75% ABV, Scotch Ale. Marshall, MI – Tons of flavor, lots of caramel, roasted malts and a subtle but nice dark fruit quality. It goes down smooth and leaves you with a dry mouthfeel. Fantastic scotch ale from the always awesome Dark Horse.

Crooked Stave ‘Nightmare on Brett’, 9.666% ABV, Dark Sour. Denver, CO – Oh boy this beer will give you good nightmares about Brett(anyomces). It’ll get ya! Roastiness, sour cherry, oak and a hint of whiskey with a crisp dry lingering tart finish.

Two Roads/Evil Twin ‘Two Evil Pachamama’, 6.5% ABV, Porter. Stratford, CT / Brooklyn, NY – The second collaboration with these two! This time inspired by a recent trip to Peru, they brewed this porter with sweet potatoes, purple main, aji panca chili peppers. Fear not, the heat doesn’t come through that intense. Light pepper heat with plenty of pepper flavor, lots of earthy roasted coffee and chocolate notes. Very tasty and smooth.

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Weekend of 10/28

Grimm ‘Awoogah’, 6.7% ABV, India Pale Ale. Brooklyn, NY – Zesty, hoppy, delicate, floral, tropical and citrus. Crush it, drink it, love it. Won’t last long.

Suarez Family ‘Squeaker’, 4.2% ABV, Tiny Pale Ale. Livingston, NY – Subtle peach and melon with some floral, crackery malt, and a grassy finish. Soft, delicate and hoppy session. Another beautitful tiny beer by the Suarez Family.

Oxbow ‘Freestyle #38’, 5% ABV, German Style Pilsner. Newcastle, ME – Crisp, spicy, very light malt sweetness balanced by nice hops. Refreshing and crushing. Why are you not drinking it?

De Dolle ‘Dulle Teve’, 10% ABV, Abbey Tripel. Even, Belgium – A favorite. Sweet and full-bodied with soft, rounded mouthfeel. Gentle toffee takes over until the grassy bitter finish. Rich and complex.  Stay warm with this bad boy.

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Weekend of 10/21

Greenpoint Beer and Ale ‘Smash Street’, 6.2% ABV, Extra Pale Ale. Brooklyn, NY – It’s backkkkkkkkkk!! Hazy extra pale ale with loads of fruity, spicy, tropical, and citrus hop flavors.

Off Color Brewing ‘Yuzu Fierce’, 3.8% ABV, Berliner Weisse. Chicago, Illnois – Do you Yuzu? Big yuzu citrus flavor, think yuzu lemonade. Huge herbal taste, fruity, tasty and easy drinking. Delicious.

Pizza Boy ‘Cantaloupe’, 7.5% ABV, IPA. Enola, Pennsylvania – A whole lotta Cantaloupe. Tangy notes of cantaloupe and mango come out with a sweet undertone.  Straight Cantaloupe $$$ Juice. Moderately full bodied, well done.

Amager Bryghus ‘No Rice and Curry’, 5% ABV, IPL aka India Pale Lager. Kastrup, Denmark – Simple, crispy clean goodness. Fruity, mild floral notes and bready malts. Well balanced and crushable. My staff pick of the week🙂

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