Alvinne ‘Cuvee Sofie Kweepeer ‘, 8% ABV, Sour Amber Ale. Moen, Belgium – Amber ale aged 3 months in redwine barrels, then quince added to the barrel for another 3 months of aging. Straightforward sour, vinous, honey, acidic, puckering, stone fruit, light quince, complex, and fruity – a fantastic variant of the Cuvee Sofie.
Westkill Brewing ‘Leona’, 6% ABV, Saison. Westkill, NY – Catskills newest brewery! We are so excited to keep getting beer by these awesome folks, and they just opened up their taproom so make sure to drop by. Bright and refreshing house saison with notes of lemon peel, black pepper, and a bit of hay funk.
Carton Brewing ‘Beach’, 4% ABV, Kolsch. Atlantic Highlands, NJ – Everyone loves the beach and you’ll this kind of beach as well. A session ale brewed with orange zest and uses Kolsch yeast. Lemon, biscuit malt, dry, herbal hops, citrus and oh yes, plenty of orange zest.
Equilibrium ‘MC2‘, 8% ABV, NE IPA. Middletown, NY – Bright, tropical notes of mango, pineapple and apricot. Think succulent mango juice loaded with chewy hop resins. It’s very drinkable for 8% so be careful, this one can sneak up on you.