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 5.7% 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 …