Allagash ‘James Bean 2017’, 10,4% ABV. Portland, ME – A Bourbon barrel aged Belgian-style strong ale that is infused with cold press coffee, post fermentation. Flavors of caramel, coffee, bourbon, and oak present themselves throughout this full bodied beer.
Oxbow ‘Bowie’, 5% ABV. Newcastle, ME – Subtly smoked blonde farmhouse ale. Light sweet flavor with husky bitterness, hay, wheat bread. Well balanced, soft lemon and insanely drinkable.
Other Half ‘Broccoli Special Reserve’, 8.3% ABV. Brooklyn, NY – This is a special edition of their Broccoli brew but slightly amped up with Cascade hops instead of Citra. Brewed with 2-row, oats and wheat and hopped with Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe and Blanc. The cans get released on Saturday at Other Half, but our buds at Other Half are the absolute sweetest so we will have VERY limited amount at the store tomorrow along with draft. Why are we sooo lucky?! Well because this beer sports a special label designed by our mutual friend Justin aka @catboy_, a brewer at the Veil brewing; whose art opening will be going on. 🙂
The Veil Brewing ‘CatCatNapNap’, 6% ABV. Richmond, VA – Double dry-hopped, IPA version of Dirtnap DIPA! Hopped with Galaxy, Citra, Nelson and Mosaic. Only keg in NYC – special guest tap for Justin aka Catboy; whose art opening we are holding today (Friday 12/14!)
Maine Beer ‘Mean Old Tom’, 6,5% ABV. Freeport, ME – Their American-style stout aged on organic vanilla beans. Oh. My. Intense notes of coffee and dark chocolate lead way to subtle botes of natural vanilla. Flaked oats generate a silky mouthfeel.
Grimm ‘Suicide Door’, 10% ABV. Brooklyn, NY – A Triple IPA. This is the umped up version of their beloved Lambo Door. It’s double dry-hopped and packed with Simcoe lupulin, El Dorado, Citra and Galaxy hops. Notes of peach rings, gummy bear juice, Hubba Bubba bubblegum and tons of sweet juicy tropical fruits.
KCBC ‘Death From Below’, 4.2% ABV. Brooklyn, NY – An Oyster Stout. Full on roasty chocolate flavor, with just enough smooth creaminess to balance. Lightly mineral finish from 45 lbs of oyster shells added in the kettle. Extremely sessionable, please be aware if you have a shellfish allergy; stay clear! 🙂 Collaboration with Randolph Beer and Cape House.
Tired Hands ‘Helles is Other People’, 5,3% ABV. Ardmore, PA – A Helles Lagerbier. Brewed with German Pilsner Malt. Hopped with Cascade and Nelson. Light and affirming. Notes of effervescent cereal, light citrus, minor dankness and fresh bread.
Oxbow ‘Blastmaster’, 6% ABV. Newcastle, ME – An American hopped pale ale with oats. Brewed as an ode to the one and only Blastmaster KRS-ONE.
Burial ‘Unto Luminous Depths’, 5.5% ABV. Asheville, NC – Blended from the mixed culture house sour ale and mixed with lemon, lime and tangerine peels and aged with ginger root, vanilla beans and cinnamon. Bright baker’s spice, decadent graham cracker and confectionery fruit fill up this tart and refreshing slowly-soured ale.
Brekeriet ‘Lick My Bub’, 5.3% ABV. Landskrona, Sweden – A Gose with raspberries and licorice. Tart raspberry, fruity, subtle but light licorice, slight salty notes into the fruity finish.
Equilibrium ‘Harvester of Waves’, 8,5% ABV. Middletown, NY – A double IPA with elevated aromas of passion fruit, bright pine, berry and earth. The taste follows with light pine and tropical fruit in a creamier form than its predecessor while the lactose adds a smooth creamy sorbet finish.
Jolly Pumpkin ‘iO Saison’, 6.8% ABV. Dexter, MI – Named after Jupiter’s moon. A sour saison brewed with rose hips, rose petals and hibiscus. Insanely good.
Haandbryggeriet ‘Bestefar’, 10% ABV. Drammen, Norway – A dark strong ale, well balanced and full of malty and fruity flavors. They make living beer, not pasteurized nor filtered.
Oskar Blues ‘Death By Coconut’, 6.5% ABV. Longmont, CO – Intense pure liquid cacao flavors swirl with popping coconut aromas, all supported by a semi-sweet porter made from loads of our dark chocolate and extra dark caramel malt.
Trve Brewing ‘Restarter’, 6,3% ABV. Denver, CO – Mixed culture golden ale aged on second-use peaches, plums and cherries. Tart, funky and lactic with juicy fruits. Really good.
Burial ‘S’Moorhammer’, 10% ABV. Asheville, NC – Rich chocolate stout imitates S’mores dessert with its Graham Cracker- honeyed marshmallow fluff gaining brown-sugared molasses snip. Fudgy chocolate syruping coasts tertiarty cacao nibs, vanilla, cinnamon and anise illusions.
Fox Farm ‘New Again’, 5,6% ABV. Salem, CT- with one foot in the old world yet firmly rooted in the new, they present this dry-hopped interpretation of a farmhouse ale. Made with a blend of Connecticut-grown grains, American and European hops and their own well water – fermented with a modified version of our house mixed culture. Super refreshing, light tartness and funky.
Edmund’s Oast ‘Leather Jacket’, 6,5% ABV. Charleston, SC – A take on the American Porter style, expressing round notes of earthy chocolate and oak, brought together with a touch of sweet caramel. Cascade & Centennial hops hint at citrus orchards in bloom.
Finback ‘Canada Spritz’, 8,5% ABV. Queens, NY – Brut Double IPA is in style now! Super dry, double IPA dry hopped with Blanc and Mosaic, finished with black currant. Light berry notes, fruit tannins and balanced hops on the finish. Brewed in collaboration with Collective Arts from Toronto, Canada.
*T O M O R R O W*
ALL DAY OKTOBERFEST 12PM-11pm
D R A F T L I S T
Kyrizter Mord & Totschlag
Kulmbacher Monchshof Schwarzbier
Kulmbacher Monchshof Festbier
Reichenbrander Edel Pils
Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner
St. Georgenbrau Kellerbier
G E R M A N – I N S P I R E D B R E W S
Other Half/ Cloudwater Flughafen Tanzhalle
Zero Gravity Kellerbier
Fox Farm The Cabin
Greenpoint Beer and Ale Oktoberfest
G R A V I T Y K E G S
Weissenohe Green Monkey Mandarin
Kraus Lagerbier Helles
W O O D E N G R A V I T Y C A S K
Hofstettner Original Hochzeitsbier von 1810
~Bottles and cans of Oktoberfest brews available as well~
We’ll be playing some authentic German music all day and night: German Folk classics, Euro Trash/Disco, drinking songs… If only we can have our dear friend Jim ‘Bocky’ Barnes to DJ it 🙂
Pretzels, sausages (via the Greenpoint Beer and Ale) and sauerkraut (from our dear regular, Algis – thank you!) will be available while supplies last.
Wearing your Dirndl/Lederhosen is highly encouraged and may even score you a 1/2 liter of Gaffel/Jever on the house.
We may have a 1L holding competition depending on how many people join. See you tomorrow!!!
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.