85 IBU, ABV 8.5%
Citrus notes, crisp and clean, with even more citrus, whether you are already a hop lover or just getting started, this brew will bring a feeling of pure Bliss to your taste buds.
Brewers Notes- "A fan of the big, crisp, clean flavors and aromas that come from using an abundance of hops, I designed Bliss to blend the best hops the West Coast has to offer. Huge amounts of Cascade, the grand pappy hop of West Coast IPAs, form a solid base of citrus, grapefruit, and floral character. I like doing things in fives around here, so I built hop complexity by layering in four additional citrus forward hops!"
40 IBU, ABV 6.0%
Smooth, rich, and roasty, you’ll discover dark chocolate and coffee character dominate from our blend of five different roasted malts.
Brewers Notes- "Once upon a time a good friend (and member of my brewing club) brought in a large batch of bagged hops. He asked us to blindly grab a combination and brew a single beer using each of them. Rising to the challenge, I collected an assortment of grains left over from my previous batches and found I had the makings of a porter. Well, the hop character could have been better, but the grain bill turned out to be remarkable! The recipe has evolved since then and now has a more traditional English hop presence."
Red Rye IPA
75 IBU, ABV 6.5%
Unique and smooth, tropical flavors blend perfectly with the rye to give a balanced fruit forward IPA.
Brewers Notes- "I'm not sure why - maybe to elevate it to “extra special” - but I like rye beers to have a red hue. The rye malt in this red IPA gives a smooth silky mouthfeel and a “dry” and slightly spicy malt flavor. The malty base supports layer after layer of Hallertau Blanc hops. This German hop is known for producing the flavor and aroma reminiscent of Sauvignon Blanc and tropical citrus fruit."
Belgian Golden Strong
22 IBU, ABV 9.0%
Surprisingly light and full of crisp pear and subtle spice flavors, Serenity’s dry champagne-like finish will leave your palate feeling peaceful and serene.
Brewers Notes- "Sometimes it’s nice to take a break from the West Coast hop juice I love so much and head in a different direction. Serenity is Belgian styled, golden hued, and brewed strong with a very simple grain bill."
Five Shades of Blonde
Seasonally Rotating Series
Brewers Notes - "Blonde ales are often considered a "lawnmower" beer (perfect after, or while, mowing the lawn on a hot summer day). They can be quite tasty, but are often overlooked as they lack "punch you in the face with hops" character. Many seek an IPA alternative, so I have developed Five Shades of Blonde as a rotating series of beers that are approachable, crisp, and refreshing; each shade highlights a different ingredient, technique, or brewing region."
Game Day Blonde
22 IBU, ABV 5.5%
Game Day Blonde is a perfect companion while watching the big game or sitting poolside.
Brewers Notes- "I brewed this beer to share during the Super Bowl of 2015! Modeled after the American cream ale style, corn and rice help build a light and delicate body, while a pinch of liberty hops adds a subtle floral aroma."
24 IBU, ABV 5.5%
Smooth floral, lavender, and honey flavor up front combine with a “light” doughy biscuit malt finish to make Lucy quite the English delight.
Brewers Notes- "Lucy is fashioned after English pub ales. Before I had selected a name, I shared this beer at a friend’s party. One of the first to taste it was a blonde woman from England named “Lucy” (meaning “light”). The coincidence was perfect, so this English Blonde ale is named after her. To highlight the English background, I chose 100% English malts and the quintessentially English East Kent Golding hops."
11 IBU, ABV 4.5%
Fruity and lush, Heidi relies on a special yeast to create banana, apple, and clove aromas. This refreshing beverage is highly carbonated and finishes with a bready character similar to a light cracker or biscuit.
Brewers Notes- "Heidi is a light blonde-colored ale based on a German style called "Hefeweizen” which loosely translates to "unfiltered wheat ale". Brewed with 50% wheat malt added to the barley, careful attention to brewing and fermentation temperature is needed to bring out the balance between banana and clove."
24 IBU, ABV 5.5%
The perfect dinnertime guest, Amber brings notes of pear, honey, and raisin to the table.
Brewers Notes- "Based on a Belgian pale recipe, Amber’s pear and honey character comes from the use of Belgian yeast while the malt blend adds hints of caramel and raisin to the finish."
American Red Ale
29 IBU, ABV 5.5%
Aria's body is as light as a song and with her reddish hue, she is our strawberry blonde. Strawberry and melon notes come forward in both flavor and aroma producing a truly unique Blonde moment!
Brewers Notes- "No strawberries were used in making this beer; instead the flavor and aroma come from hops! Using a technique called 'hop bursting,' I add all of the hops during the last 20 minutes of the boil. This pushes the strawberry aroma while keeping the bitterness restrained."