CINNAMON GHOUL

Spoonwood Brewing Cinnamon Ghoul

Cinnamon Ghoul – Pumpkin Ale (5.4%) [IBU 18] Fermentables: 2-row, Special Roast, Honey Malt, Pumpkin Purée  Hops/Spices: Centennial, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Ginger, Vanilla This is a “pumpkin ale,” which has more to do with the spices than anything else. We do use a small amount of pumpkin purée in the wort. It adds a smidgen of texture, color, and some fermentable …

MR. FRESHLY

Spoonwood Brewing Mr Freshly

Wet Hop Pale (6.4%) [IBU 18] Fermentables: 2-row, Caramel Hops: Centennial, Nugget This subtle, unassuming pale ale is brewed exclusively with freshly harvested “wet hops” grown by Pittsburgh Hop Co. on a field in Washington, PA. Wet hops are simply whole flower hops that haven’t been dried or processed, as opposed to the pelletized hops that we use in all …

VIRULENT EUPHORIA

Virulent Euphoria Spoonwood Brewing-1

Pale Ale (5.1%) [IBU 48] Our Brewtal collab, brewed with hibiscus & grapefruit zest.

FREEMANG

FreeMang SBC

CITRA IPA  ABV 6.8% IBU 50 Fermentables: Pils, Wheat, CaraPils, Sugar Hops: Citra This is a once-a-year brew that requires a special yeast to create its distinct fruity character. “WLP644 Saccharomyces ‘Bruxellensis’ Trois” is a strain of yeast that was formerly regarded as a type of Brettanomyces, or wild yeast. It has the ability to produce a dry, slightly tart …

DEAD GOON

Dead Goon

Imperial Stout  ABV 9.5% IBU 54   Fermentables: 2-Row, Munich, Wheat, Special B, Roasted Barley, CaraMunich, Black, Chocolate, Lactose Hops: Horizon, Goldings Who doesn’t love a huge, rich, roasty, jet-black stout in the heat of summer? Weirdos, that’s who. Okay, so maybe we’re in the minority, but as far as we’re concerned, imperial stouts are never out of season. But …

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

Forever-Single-Beer-SBC

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 …

MARMALADE WHEAT

marmalade wheat SBC main

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 …

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

CLOUD-TRIP-SBC-White-IPA

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 …