FRUIT FOOL

Froot Fool – IPA (7.6%) [IBU 53] Fermentables: 2-row, Honey Malt, Caramel Malt, CaraPils Hops/Fruit: Apollo, Citra, Mosaic, Mango, Passion Fruit Similar to Killer Diller in terms of malt presence and hops flavor, though roughly 1% higher ABV. The malt recipe has slightly less caramel/crystal malt, making Froot Fool a little less sweet overall. The fruit flavoring is subtle, serving …

FOREVER SINGLE

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SINGLE HOP IPA  ABV 7.5%  IBU  47 Fermentables: 2-Row, CaraMunich, CaraPils Hops: X331 This is the sixth installment in a series of single-hop IPAs that we introduced in Summer 2016. The foundation of the beer is a simple, lightly sweet malt recipe designed to counterbalance the moderate bitterness of the hops. We’ll keep the ABV and IBU in a similar …

EMBIGGENATOR

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DOPPELBOCK ABV 8.0% IBU 32 Fermentables: 2-Row Pale, Munich, CaraMunich Hops/Spices: Santiam, Ultra Doppelbock, or “double bock,” is a strong, dark German lager whose roots stretch back as far as the 17th century. The earliest example was designed with a specific purpose in mind – sustenance for fasting monks. Liquid bread. The beer that is regarded as the archetype of …

SECRET ALPHABET

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CHILI PALE ABV 5.7% IBU 22 Fermentables: 2-row, Wheat, Munich, CaraPils, Honey Malt Hops/Spices: Chinook, Habanero, Serrano, Jalapeño, Orange Zest After 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 …

MARMALADE WHEAT

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ABV 4.9% IBU 16 Fermentables: 2-Row, Wheat, Honey Malt, CaraMunich Hops/Spices: Mandarina, Orange Zest, Orange Concentrate It’s no secret, we brewed this one for the dudes. Just a simple American wheat ale with minimal hops bitterness. This year we dialed back the orange concentrate and added orange zest. We also added Mandarina hops in the whirlpool for their citrus flavor …

NO BONES ABOUT IT

No Bones About It

Pale Ale (5.3%) IBU 36 Brewed for Carson City Saloon & Coughlin’s Law.

SLICK LEG

Slick Leg Session IPA Spoonwood Brewing

Session IPA      ABV 4.3%  IBU 50 Fermentables: 2-Row, Honey Malt, CaraPils Hops: Citra, Denali We brew this beer with yeast from Stunt Double around this same time every year. It contains about as much alcohol as a flavorless American light lager, but it’s hopped aggressively with Citra and Denali, which are citrusy and tropical. The idea of a …

STUNT DOUBLE

Spoonwood Brewing Stunt Double Kolsch Beer

Kolsch   ABV 5.3%   IBU 21 Fermentables: 2-Row, Pils, Vienna, Munich, CaraPils Hops: Apollo, Hallertau We call this one Stunt Double because it was originally brewed as a stand-in for Working Class Hero. It is similar in appearance and strength, but it has a hoppiness that isn’t present in Hero. The malt flavor is lightly sweet but less cereal-like …

CLOUD TRIP

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WHITE IPA  ABV  6.2%  IBU 41 Fermentables: 2-Row, Wheat, CaraPils, Oats Hops/Spices: Amarillo, Mandarina Bavaria, Orange Zest, Coriander A Belgian witbier at heart. But in the kettle, it takes a turn toward IPA country. Pale and hazy from suspended yeast and proteins, and spiced with orange zest and coriander, the way a witbier ought to be. American and German hops …