Above the Fold

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Soft & Hazy DIPA (7.5%) Fermentables: 2-Row, Oat Malt, Wheat, CaraPils, Rye Hops: Ekuanot, Denali A bigger, juicier version of Below the Fold. These beers are known for their soft, full mouthfeel and permanent haze, achieved through the use of large amounts of protein-rich grains such as oats, wheat, and rye. They are also known for a low bitterness despite …

BLACKMORE

Blackmore-SBC

Black IPA  ABV 6.9% Fermentables: 2-Row, CaraMunich, BlackPrinz, Midnight Wheat Hops: Columbus, Simcoe, Mosaic “Black IPA” is a silly descriptor (black pale ale, right?). But it’s become a recognized sub-style of the ever popular, boldly hopped, American IPA. The hops bring an assertive bitterness with berry and pine resin. And the dark grains add a touch of black coffee bitterness, …

SECRET ALPHABET

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CHILI PALE ABV 5.7% Fermentables: 2-row, Wheat, Munich, Honey Malt Hops/Spices: Columbus, Habanero, Serrano, Orange Zest When we released our first batch, some folks said that Secret Alphabet wasn’t hot enough. So we upped the ante on the chili peppers, and now there’s definitely some heat. It’s not over-the-top ghost pepper torture type heat, but there’s no mistaking the capsaicin. …

BARLEY STORM

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English Strong Ale 7.6% Fermentables: 2-Row, CaraMunich, Special B, Honey Malt, Coffee Malt Hops: Columbus, Willamette This third version of Barley Storm most resembles an English Old Ale. We ferment with an English yeast strain, which provides the fruity esters that dominate the flavor and aroma. Hops are not prevalent but provide a balancing bitterness. And the malt has a …