Weekend of 3/23

Rushing Duck ‘Rudy Juice’, 15.9% ABV, Barleywine. Chester, NY – An all New York State barley wine with malt from Hudson Valley Malt. Deep, rich flavors of caramel and burnt sugar; big and malty with a nice sweetness that’s not cloying.

Urban Family ‘Twilight Stone’, 6.5% ABV, Porter. Seattle, WA –  A porter with 30 pounds of plums added to each barrel! A little tart and a tad chocolatey, malty and complex. Interesting indeed!

Bunker ‘Salad Daze, 4.7% ABV, Premium Lager. Portland, ME – Little bit of dank, passion fruit and mango. Orange rind and some wheaty doughy grains; Juicy, super citrusy and crushable fo’ sho’.

Breakside ‘Salted Caramel’, 6.7% ABV, Stout. Portland, OR – A dessert stout brewed with lactose caramel and fleur de sel, inspired by their friends from Salt & Straw (a must visit Ice Cream shop in Portland, OR) Light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of roasted malt, cocoa, coffee, salt and light caramel with a smooth dry lingering salty cocoa finish. Addicting!

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Weekend of 3/17

Burial ‘The Crucifix’, 9.1% ABV, Abbey Tripel. Asheville, NC – A beer made from nothing more than 6-row Pilsner malt and a spattering of oats and refermented on cane sugar then finished with a small dose of European aromatic hops. This beer is sharp to the palate and deceivingly light despite its 9% strength. Expect herbal aromas and a sweet orchard fruit finish.

Hudson Valley ‘King Wavy’, 9% ABV, Double IPA. Beacon, NY –  Brewed with Citra and Simcoe – more tropical with a nice mango hop and a piney dank finish. Smooth, malt balances the hops very well. A total well balanced juice bomb that makes us go OOH WEE.

Mikkeller San Diego ‘Hop Geek Breakfast (with Coffee), 7.5% ABV, Black IPA. San Diego, CA – Another heavy hitter from Mikkeller’s San Diego brewery – super potent with tons of roasted malt, bold piney hops and dry espresso. Aggressive as hell, delicious as fuck.

Highway Manor ‘Mr. Blueberry’, 5.2% ABV, Sour Ale. Camp Hill, PA – Blueberries, funk and oak… oh my! Sour, big blueberry presence with a nice funky oaky barrel note. This is the most blueberry flavor in a sour, absolutely crusher from this new-ish brewery to the scene.

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Weekend of 3/10

Brewski ‘Koppi Berliner’, 3.5% ABV, Berliner Weisse. Helsingborg, Sweden – Brewed with cold brewed coffee from one of the best coffee roasters in the world, Koppi; which happens to be in Sweden and neighbors of Brewski. Tart taste, fruity with coffee and citrus. Refreshing with an interesting touch of coffee. I’m a big, big fan of Brewski and Koppi so i’m super stoked to have something by the both of them up. Jag älskar Koppi, Brewski och Sverige!

LIC Beer Project ‘Grisette’, 4% ABV, Farmhouse-style Ale. Long Island City, NY –  A sessionable straw colored ale inspired by the low-alcohol French Grisette ales brewed for miners. Brewed with Pilsner and Spelt, the result is a citrusy light bodied tart farmhouse ale that finishes crisp and dry.

Pizza Boy ‘Arck Angel, 13.5% ABV, 4X IPA. Enola, PA – Oh snap, a QUADRUPLE IPA for this cold ass weekend oughta do it. Piney hop flavor and bitterness at high levels, medium malt character with caramel aspects, and the hop flavor hits first with bitterness lingering in the aftertaste. Not too overwhelming, so be cautious or not 😉 get a cab home after drinking two of these!

Keg and Lantern ‘Green Eyes’, 7% ABV, IPA. Brooklyn, NY – Our neighbors are finally distributing this righteous beer! A classic West-Coast IPA. Just enough malt sweetness to balance the bitter. Hopped with a mix of the classics (Cascade, Centennial, Columbus) and the new school (Citra, Amarillo, Simcoe). Damn, it feels good to have a classic IPA 😉

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Weekend of 2/24

Hudson Valley ‘Soleil’, 6% ABV, Sour Ale. Beacon, NY – Mixed culture fermentation with pineapples in oak wine barrels, dry-hopped with marigold flowers and rose petals. Fruit forward lovely accessible yet complex sour. My staff pick of the week!

Other Half ‘Forever Green’, 4.8% ABV, Session IPA. Brooklyn, NY –  Super DANK and PINEY session with Columbus, Chinook and Apollo hops. Crush the Forever Green and join the team.

Industrial Arts ‘Jigsaw’, 6.2% ABV, Brett Beer. Garnerville, NY – Funky and fruity with legit notes of lemon and banana, this mixed culture beer is pale golden in color with distinct minerality and effervescene. A palate thriller that cuts an indirect line through brewing tradtions both old and new.

LIC Beer Project ‘Heaven Can Wait’, 9.5% ABV, Imperial Stout. Long Island City, NY – Rich chocolatey imperial stout aged in Heaven Hill bourbon barrels for 7 months, further conditioned in steel with  blended a sprinkle of Vietnamese cinnamon and Treadwell Park’s hickory smoked brown sugar.

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Weekend of 2/17

Bunker Brewing ‘Salad Daze’, 4.7% ABV, India Pale Lager. Portland, ME – Sessionable IPL hopped with citrusy and tropical hops giving off notes of lemon, orange, pineapple and mango. Incredibly crushable with a light, crisp body and hops for days.  Good dudes too!

Dark Horse ‘Rain in Blood’, 5% ABV, Orange Pale Ale. Marshall, MI –  LISTEN TO SLAYER! Their tribute to the late Jeff Hanneman from Slayer. This pale ale is brewed with fresh blood oranges and blood orange juice that is hand squeezed at the brewery. Fresh til death and goes deliciously with HEAVY METAL. 🤘

Grimm ‘Super Going’, 4.8% ABV, Gose with Orange Zest and White Oak. Brooklyn, NY – Assertively tart, with light sea salt appearing on the finish. Absolutely mouthwatering.

Half Acre ‘Navaja’, 9.5% ABV, Double IPA. Chicago, IL – Aggressive in nature but soft on the eyes, this bully will befriend you and attack your decision making sectors. Heavy on Citra, Mosaic and Columbus hops and Golden Promise malt. Ooh yeah.

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Weekend of 2/10

Hill Farmstead ‘Citra’, 5.5% ABV, American Pale Ale. Greensboro Bend, VT – A pale ale bittered, flavored and dry hopped exclusively with Citra. All kinds of tropical notes, peach, pineapple, cantaloupe. Finished with a perfect bitterness and orange pine flavor. Perfectly balanced – drink it now cause it def won’t last!

Oxbow ‘Luppolo’, 5% ABV, Pilsner. Newcastle, ME –  Italian style Pilsner. Crisp clean, layers of biscuit, floral hops, grass and hint of citrus. Nice balance of malt and bitterness. Total crusher.

Grimm ‘Kinetic Cloud’, 5% ABV, Dry-hopped Sour Ale. Brooklyn, NY – Oak conditioned dry hopped sour featuring NZ hop varietals Wai-iti, Wakatu and Kohatu. Juicy and tart crusher with flavors of underripe green fruit, honeysuckle flowers and hop resin.

Mikkeller ‘SpontanPineapple’, 7.7% ABV, Lambic Style – Fruit. Copenhagen, DK – Part of the Mikkeller Spontan series – think sour pina colada with brettanomyces, finishes with a nice tart finish. Super refreshing!

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Weekend of 2/3

Evil Twin Brewing ‘No More Brunch’, 7% ABV, IPA. Brooklyn, NY – Insanely fresh NEW experimental IPA from Evil Twin. Featuring loads of Nelson Sauvin hops; soooo deliciously good you’ll wanna replace ACTUAL brunch with this beer 😇

Oxbow ‘Harvest’, 6.5% ABV, Saison. Newcastle, ME –  Wet hopped saison brewed with Maine grown hops and grains. Lots of husky grain, some earthy pepper, balanced barnyard straw and light lemon. Nice lingering wet grain with a balanced bitterness. Tasty and easy drinking.

Pizza Boy ‘Sunnyside Up – Double Coffee’, 9.5% ABV, Imperial Stout. Enola, PA – Brewed with a special blend of coffee from their local roaster Little Amps Coffee. Rich coffee notes, chocolate, light roast. Phenomenal tasting coffee – perfect ‘warm me’ upper!

Suarez Family ‘Long Story Short’, 4.1% ABV, Oat Pale Ale. Livingston, NY – Newest offering by the always awesome and lovable Suarez Family. Fantastic pale ale with oats – crisp, clean and delicious: on point and only 4% so you can drink it alllll dayyyy long.

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