Only Built 4 Purple Plates

Fennel Saison 6.2% ABV Fermentables: 2-row, Spelt, Oat Malt, Flaked Rye Hops/Spices: Columbus, Mandarina, Simcoe, Fennel Seed & Pollen This beer is a collaboration with Shef Shaun of The Purple Plate, brewed specially for Fresh Fest, which is Pittsburgh’s first Black beer festival. It is a well-attenuated (dry) ale brewed with spelt, oats, and rye, and it is fermented with …

SLICK LEG

Slick Leg Session IPA Spoonwood Brewing

Session IPA      ABV 4.6% Fermentables: 2-Row, Honey Malt, CaraPils, Flaked Oats Hops: Citra The idea of a “session” beer is that you can drink several over the course of an evening without getting crushed. But the real trick of a session beer is to provide enough flavor – despite the low ABV – so that you want to …

HALF & HALF NOT

Half & Half Not – IPA (7.2%) Fermentables: 2-Row, Wheat, Oat Malt, Vienna, CaraPils, Honey Malt, Lactose Hops/Spices: Falconer’s Flight, Lemon Zest, Ceylon Orange Pekoe tea A super creamy IPA, thanks to lots of wheat, oats, and milk sugar (lactose). Falconer’s Flight is a citrusy blend of hops, which together with the lemon zest provide the lemonade component. And the …

SMOKE & OATS

Smoke & Oats Spoonwood Brewing

SMOKED AMBER  ABV 5.6% Fermentables: Smoked Malt, Munich, CaraMunich, Flaked Oats Hops: Columbus, Willamette Smoke & Oats is our tribute to the stunning Rauchbiers of Bamberg, Germany. Smoke is the prevalent flavor, of course, but there is a pleasant underlying sweetness, with toasty malt and a gentle hops bitterness in the finish. The defining character comes from a combination of …

NO BONES ABOUT IT

Pale Ale (5.3%) IBU 29 Fermentables: 2-row, Munich, Honey Malt, Chocolate Malt Hops: Citra We brew this beer exclusively for Carson City Saloon and their soon-to-open sister location, Coughlin’s Law. It’s well-balanced and easy to drink, with a touch of caramel malt and a subtle, delicate hops character. We hang on to a few barrels from each batch for our …

AMBELLINA

Spoonwood AMBELLINA

BELGIAN TRIPEL  ABV 9.0% IBU  29 Fermentables: 2-Row, Pilsner, Candi Sugar Hops: Apollo, Hallertau Blanc A traditional Belgian golden strong ale with the addition of dry-hopping. Ambellina is built upon a simple grain bill (2-Row and Pilsner malts) with Candi Sugar to enhance fermentability. The Hallertau Blanc hops play well with the fruit and spice of the Belgian yeast, adding …

COLD DRIP CITY

COFFEE BLONDE   ABV 5.8% Fermentables: 2-Row, Vienna, Crystal, CaraPils, Flaked Barley, Lactose Hops: Santiam, Cascade Cold Drip City is a basic blonde ale with lactose (milk sugar) that we infuse with a strong cold-brewed coffee during carbonation. The trick is that the beer picks up a distinct coffee flavor and aroma without much color. The coffee is a robust …